Charleston, SC Area Wedding Officiant Services:
(North Charleston, Moncks Corner, Summerville, Ladson, Goose Creek, Hanahan, Johns Island, Wadmalaw Island, James Island, Mt. Pleasant)
$300 (Monday – Thursday)
$350 (Friday – Sunday)
Outlying Charleston Areas: (Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Awendaw…); Monday – Thursday only; $350
Military Discount; $25
- Traditional and Non-denominational Wedding Vows
- Vows including your children
- Additional Ceremony options: Sand Unity, Hand Fasting, Jump The Broom…
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Ceremony Rehearsal / Pre-Wedding Meeting – $150
- Coordination for every element of your wedding ceremony.
- Rehearsals are usually held the day prior to your wedding day.
- A Pre-Wedding meeting is based on availability.
I will work closely with you to assist in choosing the best location for your Charleston, SC wedding.
I can even take care of filing your marriage license for you AFTER the ceremony if you’d like.
Wedding Vows In Charleston, SC
Summing up your love, dreams, and promises to your partner in a short minute can be tricky and overwhelming. It is a chance for you to give your guests a peek into your relationship by telling the story of your love and sharing meaningful and sweet words with the person who means the world to you. Sharing your vows is intimate because you pour your heart to the one you love in front of your family and friends.
How to Write Your Wedding Vows
If you are thinking of writing your wedding vows, here are some tips
you need to consider when writing and delivering them.
Start Writing Early
It would help if you did not wait until the last minute to write your wedding vows. Plan to have your vows ready two to three weeks before the wedding date. Early writing ensures you don’t miss anything out of the vows and gives you ample time to rehearse well before the wedding day jitters kick-in.
Make A List Of All Your Thoughts
You might have shared many moments that you find it challenging to pick a moment to share with the love of your life and guests. It is essential to write down a list of all the memories and things about your husband/wife. Revisit the list later and highlight your best moments and items to be the starting point of your vow.
Don’t Try To Include Everything
It is understandable when partners want to fit everything about their spouse and the beautiful moments they have shared into their wedding vows. In reality, it can’t work. You have a short period to say your vows, and you don’t want to keep your guests bored with every little detail of your relationship. Pick the best moments and items to include in the vow. Make it sweet, interesting, and a bit brief.
Avoid The Words Like ‘Always’ And ‘Never’ In Your Vow
Don’t just write a vow that you think will please your spouse. Avoid making promises that are impossible to live up to in the future. That creates high expectations in the marriage. It is essential to remember marriage life is not going to be comfortable and be real about it in your vows.
People Also Ask
What Are The Seven Promises Of Marriage?
The seven vows of marriage are:
Prayer to God for provision
Strength in times of sickness and health, and in good and bad times
How Long Should Wedding Vows Be?
A wedding vow should be two minutes long maximum.
Do You Have To Say Wedding Vows?
Yes, you have to say ‘I do’ to each other to make your marriage legal. You can opt to say your personal vows as well.
The Best Wedding Officiant In Charleston, SC
Writing your wedding vows should not be a competition. Instead of focusing on writing the best piece, you should ensure your expectations are realistic and your vows are sincere. It will make the ceremony more impactful and emotional. For help on writing your wedding vows, get in touch with Stephen Palmer Weddings today!