Why you should hire a professional elopement officiant
Updated: Aug 29
Whether you have no guests at a tiny elopement, or 200 guests at a large traditional wedding, you should give great thought to the person officiating the ceremony. This is the person standing with you and your beloved, sharing in the exchange of vows and rings, and speaking words about your life together. This is the person who is ceremonially and literally tying the knot for you. You want someone who is comfortable in that role, who can speak clearly and authoritatively. You want someone who is experienced and well-versed in all things wedding ceremony. You want someone who knows how to carry himself, how to dress properly. You want someone who will set you at ease. You want someone who is properly credentialed to be your legal wedding officiant, the person signing your marriage license. Your marriage license is the legal foundation of your entire life a couple and family. You want to be sure that the person performing the ceremony and signing that document is legitimately qualified to do so. Rev. Brandon Rich of Rich Events is a licensed and ordained, seminary-trained minister and former pastor. He has been officiating weddings since 2001, amassing a roster of well over 7,000 couples married. Not only has Rev. Rich officiated thousands of wedding ceremonies, he has also managed several wedding venues and served couples as a wedding coordinator and wedding planner. You can be sure that Rev. Brandon Rich is well-qualified to serve as your elopement officiant. Visit us online at RichEvents.org.