Ann McKenzie- Wedding Officiant- Raleigh - Contact


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Call or text: 919-920-0569 

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I will be glad to discuss the different types of ceremonies I offer to fit the vision of your wedding. 

Contact me for any wedding or ceremony questions.

Types of questions and concerns that will be gladly answered for you: 

Marriage Certificate- Do I bring the marriage certificate to the rehearsal or the wedding? 

Who signs it? 

Who sends it to the register of Deeds after the ceremony? 

Rehearsal– Who should attend? 

 How will it last?

 What is the usual day and time of a rehearsal?

Who directs the rehearsal?

Wedding – What type is best for me? spiritual, religious or secular

Where do the parents sit if divorced? 

How long does the ceremony usually last?  

Should we include readings from friends or family?

Can children be included, etc?

Who directs the wedding? 

Remembrance of Loved Ones

How can we remember loved ones who are not here at the ceremony?


Should we have family or friends do readings in our ceremony?

What do they need to know if they do this before the ceremony?

Unity ceremony: candle lighting, sand, painting, heart, hand -fasting, etc.

Where do I find the different options for a unity ceremony? 


Should I write my own vows?

Do I read them, memorize them or repeat after the minister? 

Can I get a template to help me create my vows? 

Ring Ceremony:   Who brings the rings to the ceremony?

Who holds the rings during the ceremony? 

Final Pronouncement 

Should we be presented using our first names and the groom’s last name or Mr. and Mrs. groom’s last name? 

If we are an LGBT how should we be presented here, wives for life, husbands for life?


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