Officiants

Choosing an Officiant is sometimes relegated to the bottom of the list, when there are so many other details to attend to. Since your ceremony will be the highlight of your day, creating memories that will stay with you for years to come then choose your Officiant wisely and early!

Before you initiate the contact, you should have a general idea of the kind of person you want to officiate at your ceremony. You may want someone who takes a more formal dignified approach in conducting the ceremony, or prefer someone with a more casual ‘lighthearted’ demeanor. Also if working on specialized vows, you may want to take into count the tone of the officiant. The Officiants personality and ‘chemistry’ are two very important items to look for in your Officiant. Also taken into account the officiant’s role in the marriage license.

Once you have an understanding of your ‘likes’ and ‘dislikes’ you will be better equipped to choose the right Officiant. Important qualities you may want to consider are versatility, experience, warmth and caring, professional and qualified. Speak to them over the telephone, view their web page, read their material, and ask for references. If you are still not sure then ask for a meeting. Flexibility, adaptability, personality, experience, competency and trust are major considerations in the selection of your Officiant. A good ceremony will reflect your personalities and family traditions and will set the tone for your entire day!

941-952-1440
P.O. Box 25421
Sarasota, FL 34277-2421
Your customized wedding, vow renewal or commitment ceremony in Sarasota or Manatee Counties. Nancy J. Taussig has officiated at over 1,300 ceremonies since 1990.