Universal Life Church
MA in Theology
Prepare/Enrich Certified Instructor
Studies in World Spirituality
Patti wrote and gave a blessing at our wedding. My husband and I have an interfaith marriage, so Patti worked to put the commonalities of our beliefs into the blessing. It was quite beautiful, and we actually have a copy of it hanging in our bedroom to remind us of the day and the blessing that we received. Also, some of the most beautiful pictures we have from our ceremony are of my husband and I standing together listening to and receiving the blessing.
Patti conducted a wonderful ceremony for my good friends who she married. She research their religion and customs and fit the ceremony to the couple.
I would highly recommend Patti, to perform your ceremony.
We used Patti as the officiant for our wedding September 2015. We were looking for a relaxed and intimate ceremony. Patti was both professional and flexible as an officiant. She was available to us throughout the planning process, listening to our wants and offering feedback as well. She gave us the space to design the ceremony we were dreaming of while balancing what we needed from her. We chose to write our own vows and pick our own readings, and have Patti lead the ceremony and create a brief message and blessing. Patti wrote a simple and relevant message that fit perfectly with what we were looking for. She was also respectful of our wishes to have a non-religious ceremony. In sum, Patti is an officiant who works to make sure the ceremony reflects the couple and not the other way around. She is respectful, professional, and talented in what she does. We were beyond happy to have her as a part of our wedding.
Tegan H. on September 28, 2015
James: 5 months ago Quality of Service (5.0/5) Professionalism (5.0/5) Value (5.0/5) I was very happy with our service , everything we wished it would be was so. It was well structured and followed our back grounds amazingly . It's hard to accommodate two vastly different backgrounds so seamlessly we couldn't be more thankful for how special our day was. .
September 19, 2017
5 out of 5 stars
Patti was an absolute pleasure to work with. When we first started looking for an officiant we knew we wanted two things (a) someone who would be able to work with us remotely and (b) someone who was open to creating a ceremony that reflect my husband and I's differing beliefs. As we live in a rural area, finding an officiant was difficult let alone someone who was flexible, understanding, and sensitive to how we wanted the ceremony. However, we found Patti here on Thumbtack and she was willing to meet with us via video conferencing to help prepare my husband and I for the ceremony and our marriage. We absolutely love Patti and cannot thank her enough for everything she did for us. We wanted a "blended" ceremony where one of us is more spiritual, less religious and the other traditional Catholic. Patti listened to our wants and demands and implemented them flawlessly into our ceremony. We couldn't be happier. She also went above and beyond to help us prepare for our marriage. When we faced difficulty with the courthouse and filing paperwork, Patti called them up herself and spoke with them about what needed to be done. She worked with us through the Prepare and Enrich courses (which my husband and I found very helpful) in the months leading up to our wedding. We cannot say enough good things about Patti and we hope that you'll consider letting her be apart of your day!