Finding The Right San Diego Wedding Officiant

By Kevin Robinson

If you are not getting married by your clergy-person or an officiant that you already know, you will find yourself in the position of interviewing potential candidates... Just like you interview potential DJs, florists, and photographers. Here are ideas on how to select the San Diego wedding officiant that will make your ceremony be just the way you want it to be.

Being that you are just experiencing marriage as a novice, chances are you may not know where to find the right person to officiate the ceremony. It does not hurt to ask around from people with experience holding such ceremonies and ask them how their experiences were.

If you find one, ask them how much effort the overseer put into making sure that the ceremony left a lasting impression on the visitors who graced the occasion. Ask these and many other questions to increase your chances of getting the guy you are looking for. Put together any promising hopefuls with positive reviews and formulate a method of comparison and grading to figure out who is the best among them.

Check if your personalities relate in one way or another because you do not want any awkward instances during the ceremony. If he at least has a mild sense of humor, it is a plus for your and for the invited. It will not hurt to incorporate some light moments in his work to enhance the mood of people. You never know, getting someone you relate with well might just be the precedence for a great friendship in the days to come post the wedding.

You can also search the web, there are many people who advertise their services there and happen to be genuine and good ai too. So do not let this avenue to find the right person slip you without having a go at it. Once you have decided who you want after doing all this, arrange for a meet up with the person at a convenient venue and record on paper whatever the two of you will discuss.

Your thoughts on marriage vows - write your own or do something traditional, how long you want the ceremony to last. Any considerations you want to make regarding parents' expectations. Any ethnic or religious traditions you want to include in the ceremony, Ideas from other marriage ceremonies that you like

You may only have this one opportunity for "face time" with your overseer before your marriage day. Make the most of it by sticking to the agenda which is talking about your ceremony. After the interview, ask yourself: Am I comfortable with this person? Is this the person I want to perform my wedding ceremony in front of all my family and friends? Does this overseer seem to understand what we want? Would this overseer be flexible, helpful, and creative?

One has to use all their resources on offer to find the best marriage officiant. He is a person who will give his best to your marriage. He basically has to be an individual who has the charisma to bring a positive feel and oomph to your wedding.

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