United Marriage Services LLC
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830 Copeland Road
Columbus OH 43212
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“We highly recommend Damian as an officiant for wedding ceremonies.” – Priscila & Brett, Columbus Ohio, “We absolutely loved the ceremony!!” I want to put you at ease so you can just enjoy your wedding. I will patiently listen to your thoughts and ideas. I will work together with you and we will design a ceremony that fits your unique personality; one that reflects and represents the relationship you have with the one you love. Let’s talk. Call or email for an initial consultation at no charge. Together let's make your wedding ceremony an event you'll always remember with joy and warmth.




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Wedding on 2015-07-11


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Highly recommend Damian!

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We were married by Damian in July of 2015 in Hilliard, OH. Damian was awesome! From the beginning, Damian was a very welcoming person and worked with us to make our wedding as personalized to us as possible. He had his own ideas to help us along with planning out the ceremony but always wanted our opinion with everything. Damian can make a ceremony as religious or non-religious as you want. Our families come from different religions so he was able to make the ceremony religious but also more about us as a couple. The wedding ceremony was perfect for us. He was extremely prompt and easy to communicate with. He worked very well with our families and wedding party. Damian was very organized during the rehearsal which made the wedding run as smooth as possible. He was a fantastic speaker and was very energetic. We also recently saw Damian marry a couple we are friends with and he was great again! If you are looking for an officiant that is easy to work with, energetic, a great public speaker, and an overall great person; we strongly suggest Damian.




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Planning from out of town and personalized for us

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely! We only talked over the phone before the rehearsal dinner. We were lucky to have the kindest, most loving and true officiant we could have asked for. She constantly checked on us while we were prepping for the wedding day and she made sure we were feeling happy, comfortable and that we had no questions. She thought of details that we didn't think of.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

She worked with the photographer to make sure they caught certain moments and prepped us for those moments as well. We were able to pick the entire ceremony. She added in a rose ceremony to celebrate our mothers and she added in the sand ceremony to symbolize our families coming together. She offered to help with marriage counseling and we would have done that if we were in the same state.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We were able to pick the entire ceremony. She added in a rose ceremony to celebrate our mothers and she added in the sand ceremony to symbolize our families coming together.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

How personalized the ceremony was, Jean's smiles and warm affectation and how she checked on us throughout the day leading up to the ceremony.



Wedding on 2015-08-29


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Highly recommend United Marriage Services!!!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Jean made us feel like family. She was so sweet and attentive.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

They suggested different ways to make our ceremony unique.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We had a "wine ceremony" that was different from other weddings and we also gave roses to our parents and grandparents while Jean read kind words about how they have impacted our lives. All her idea!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Our guests said they loved how unique and heartfelt our wedding ceremony was. They have raved about Jean!!!



Wedding on 2015-09-12


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Highly, highly, highly recommended!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian performed our ceremony beautifully! We are so fortunate to have chosen United Marriage Services for our big day. Damian is not only a great orator, he is a great conductor of the ceremony. He is very nuanced in his vision for the ceremony (how everyone should stand, where hands should be, etc.), but also encourages you to make it your own. Incredibly easy to work with, responsive, insightful, pleasant, nothing but compliments from us and our guests. Highly, highly, highly recommended!



Wedding on 2015-08-29


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Highly recommend Jean for your wedding officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Yes we loved how comfortable we felt with Jean. It was like talking to a true friend.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

The ideas for the ceremony I had not seen before such as our time capsule.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We added our own vows and Jean told a little story about us. She also had many options for us to choose from to make it that more special.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

"It was very intimate."



Wedding on 2015-08-29


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Don't settle for just any officiant...

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was just the person we needed to make our perfect day complete. He was so genuine, upbeat, and helpful from our very first meeting all the way through our wedding ceremony. He was there for whatever we needed, always checking in, making our ceremony intimate and personal, helping ease our nerves at the alter, and adding laughter, heartfelt sentiment, and energy to the proceedings. Damian is one of those people that you can count on to deliver whatever it is you are looking for on your wedding day and at the same time feel like an old friend.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian did everything exactly as he said he was going to! (i.e. no unexpected or inappropriate surprises during the ceremony!)

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian gave us a sample outline to use, based on what we told him we wanted. We then filled in the blanks, and added in our own stories and sentiments where we wanted them. The ceremony ended up being exactly what we were looking for!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

The guests loved Damian's energy and enthusiasm.



Wedding on 2015-07-11


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Rebekah King

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Rebekah was amazing. On our very first meeting, she asked us questions and listened intently to our story of how we met and how my husband proposed. She was so energetic and passionate about helping us to create the ceremony that would be perfect for us.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Rebekah added an energy to our ceremony that was unlike any wedding that I had been to in the past. We wanted our guests to feel comfortable and very much a part of the ceremony. We did not want our guests to feel bored or that our ceremony was the same as every other. Rebekah was load enough for all of our guests to hear her (we did not have a mic at an outdoor ceremony), she laughed and smiled the entire time - you could tell that she was so very excited for us and it created a really positive vibe throughout the whole day.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We added a tree planting ceremony to our wedding in place of a unity candle or a sand ceremony. Rebekah helped us to keep this a secret from our families during the rehearsal as we wanted to surprise them and have them join us for that part of the ceremony.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

We had so many amazing comments about our wedding- but in all honesty, the majority of the comments were about Rebekah and how she was able to so perfectly capture my husband and myself and help us to create a ceremony that was very reflective of us and our relationship.



Wedding on 2015-09-19


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Wonderful Experience

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We are so happy that we had Damian officiate our wedding! Damian and Jean were so easy to talk to and really got to know us before our big day. Damian gave us a lot of options to ensure that we had a ceremony that fit our relationship and our personalities. He was always quick to respond to my many questions and so positive and supportive. Our ceremony was fun, meaningful, and a celebration. Damian’s enthusiasm helped make our ceremony so special and all of our guests commented on how wonderful our day was. We would highly recommend Damian and the United Marriage Services Team!




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United Marriage Services is amazing

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

First off let me say all the 5 stars are the real deal. Couldn't have been more pleased with the choice to go with United Marriage Services for our wedding! Damian was amazing and really made me feel at ease before and during the ceremony. He and his wife were both equally calming, encouraging, and funny. They are the complete package true professionals! My only advice would be to deffinatly sign up for the premarital counselling they offer. Honestly can't say enough about how great it was to work with them!




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Amazing ceremony!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Working with Damian was the greatest experience of our wedding planning! The ability he has to customize your wedding ceremony to a perfect representation of your lives is unbearable. We had so many friends and family indicate that our ceremony was the best they had ever been to. Damian made us so comfortable with the entire process and his heartfelt emotion to you as a couple shines through the ceremony. Damian truly made our ceremony the most memorable experience of the wedding day!




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A wonderful ceremony!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made getting married so much easier! We found ourselves living in Akron and getting married in Columbus. Communication via email and phone was prompt and productive. He helped with preparing our vows so they were tailored just for us. He has such a great personality and once we spoke with him we knew he would fit into our ceremony just right! I would highly recommend working with Damian!!



Wedding on 2013-06-28


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Damian married us and he was great!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely, the ceremony was tailored to what we wanted and Damian did a great job preparing us, giving advice, and putting us at ease during such a hectic day.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He was very boisterous and lively and did not require the use of a microphone even at a large outdoor wedding.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

The entire ceremony was given to us to determine. Damian had a basic outline that he gave us with options to choose from during each phase of the ceremony.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

All of our guests loved the personalized section that Damian had us write about each other. Everyone was also impressed with Damian's enthusiasm and friendly demeanor.



Wedding on 2013-08-16


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Damian is great!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We used Damian for our ceremony and we were not disappointed! My wife and I aren't very religious and don't belong to a local parish, so we didn't know who we would use. We found Damian and we loved him. He was very easy to work with and helped us make our ceremony what we wanted it to be. He was very accommodating and responsive, and he listened to what we wanted while also offering suggestions based on his experiences. We also used his premarital counseling services, which really helped us think through some things that we hadn't considered before and plan our future a little bit.

Damian was very professional during the rehearsal and ceremony. He was great with helping us and our families figure out where to be and helped calm our nerves a little. He worked well with the other vendors to coordinate everything, and he made the day just a little less stressful for us.

If you have a lot of guests or a large, open venue, don't worry because Damian projects very well. You definitely won't have any issues with guests not hearing your ceremony.

Overall, you'll be glad you went with Damian. We definitely are!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He provided great recommendations for our DJ (Night Music). We used them and got a lot of good feedback about the reception entertainment.




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Great Officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

There are many reviews online for United Marriage Services, LLC and they are all good. The reason is that Damian King really is a fantastic wedding officiant. When we first met with Damian while looking for potential candidates, we both knew right away that he was going to be the one.

Damian is extremely professional, thorough, and was very prompt in answering any questions we had leading up to the wedding day.

During the ceremony, Damian did an excellent job keeping everything running smoothly. The ceremony he custom wrote for us was excellent, and it told our story beautifully.

We received many compliments regarding Damian's officiating from our guests. He really did a fantastic job, and we would recommend him to anyone looking for an officiant. Thanks, Damian!



Wedding on 2013-04-13


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Highly recommend Damian

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian played a huge role in making our wedding ceremony perfect. He is friendly and great to work with and also extremely organized, which I know is important to all brides! I would highly recommend Damian for anyone looking for an officiant for their wedding. He'll be there for you to make your day exactly as you want it.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Not only did Damian perform the type of ceremony we wanted, he helped with entire ceremony --not just the officiating -- when to walk, where to stand, tips on putting our rings on each other without dropping, helping with my flower girl, I could go on and on. He even let me pick out his tie.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Our ceremony was casual and fun, just like us. We told Damian our (long) story of how we met and came to be a couple. He incorporated this into our ceremony and it was exactly as we wanted.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone thought Damian was great and they loved that they could hear him without him using a microphone.



Wedding on 2013-02-23


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Strives to make your ceremony dreams come true.

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Yes! He was very nice and interested to make my fiancee and I as comfortable as possible. He was not pushy and never tried to rush us.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He spoke Spanish. My husband and I speak spanish at home, so when we found out that he could present part of our ceremony in Spanish we were so excited. He also was well education in Catholic ceremonies and we wanted splashes of Catholic wedding ceremonies in ours. Damian also provides pre-marital counseling that we found to be a fantastic investment into our future together.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We mixed in as much of us as we could, but tried to keep the Catholic background that we were brought up in. The ceremony included a few prayers, a personalized summary of our story and our journey up to marriage, and parts of the ceremony were even spoken in Spanish for our Spanish speaking family members.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

The our ceremony was very unique and you could feel the love in every part of our wedding. "There is just so much love here; it is so beautiful how much love you can feel here."



Wedding on 2013-06-22


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Personalized and High Energy Service!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

If you want a high energy ceremony, conducted by an officiant who cares about his couples and loves what he does, go with Damian King. From the moment my husband and I met him in his office for a consult, we knew he was right for us. We were planning a low key park wedding and we wanted it to be personalized and unique to us. We also come from different faith backgrounds, so wanted a spiritual twist on our ceremony, while staying fairly secular. Damian was able to do that, and more.

He took several hours to get to know us, our relationship and what we wanted out of our ceremony. Damian worked with us over email to create the perfect ceremony. He gave us sample script components and we pieced together the different parts of our ceremony. He also didn't bat an eye when we found unique vows we liked. (on Pinterest, no less!)

The weekend of our wedding, Damian was wonderful. He took the time to go over the ceremony with the whole wedding party at rehearsal, as well as my husband and I individually to make sure everything was how we wanted it.

The small touches were what made Damian even more awesome. He asked us what the guys were wearing (black suits) so that he could match. Then before the ceremony, he even came up to me with a box of ties and let me pick which to put on--talk about individualized service!

The ceremony was fantastic. Damian has a great energy and enthusiasm for weddings. He projects so that the crowd can hear him fine, and his excitement for the day really shines through.

If you want a personalized, high energy ceremony, by someone who truly cares about his clients and his profession--you can't go wrong with Damian King.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He asked us what the guys were wearing and showed up in a matching suit. He also let me pick what tie he'd wear for the cereony!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

we personalized the whole thing

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

I got several comments from guests about how Damian's high energy was perfect for us as a couple.



Wedding on 2013-07-06


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personal and flexible

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian King was wonderful to work with for our July 2013 wedding in downtown Columbus. Both my husband and I were really looking for someone to officiate our wedding who was not concerned with tradition, religion, or anything "cookie cutter". We was totally open to our ideas and didn't try to push anything on us.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He took pictures of our rehearsal and gave us a CD of pictures the day of our wedding. In addition, he even asked us which tie we wanted him to wear for the ceremony.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We told Damian we wanted a personalized ceremony that was all about our love for each other and our family and friends. That is exactly what we got.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Damian's beautiful words left our family and friends telling us for weeks after our wedding that it was the most personal and touching wedding ceremony they had ever been to. Damian is the best at what he does and we wouldn't have wanted to work with anyone else!



Wedding on 2013-06-01


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June 1st Outdoor Wedding

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We had Damian officiate our wedding at Homestead Park in Hilliard on June 1st. Overall, we were very happy with the ceremony and the service we received. One of us is Jewish and the other is Christian and we wanted a service that had aspects of both. Damian was very easy to work with and incorporated everything that we wanted. He sat down the first time we met him and really got to know us and discussed our relationship from the beginning to get a good feel for what kind of wedding we were interested in having.

The day of our rehearsal there was a storm. Damian showed up early for the rehearsal and we were able to fit in the run through without getting soaked. Also, on the day of our wedding the weather looked threatening and we were contemplating moving the service inside. Damian was very easy to deal with and get ahold of, but thankfully we were able to keep it outside.

During the ceremony Damian was able to perform the service in front of 120 people at a park outside with other parties at other parts of the park. He did not need to even use a microphone to marry us.

We got countless compliments on the ceremony and the positive energy that Damian had performing it.

We would highly recommend using Damian to marry you. He was great!



Wedding on 2013-06-15


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Great, enthusiastic, thorough!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was a breeze to work with as the officiant for our wedding. He was helpful, attentive and enthusiastic from our first phone call all the way through the ceremony. He brought a great energy, had great suggestions but always posed them as options, and was quite knowledgable of wedding etiquette (how to stand, how to hold hands, etc.). I can't think of a single thing he could have done better.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He helped us through small, but important etiquette details about the ceremony, like where to put our hands, how to exchange rings, etc. Had we not had these tips, everything would have been fine, but with them it made the ceremony a little more polished.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We exchanged our own vows, Damian spoke about how my wife and I met

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

They loved Damian's extra enthusiasm when announcing us for the first time. He really put the excitement in sending us down the aisle!



Wedding on 2013-06-08


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Damian was amazing!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We decided to use Damian King after he officiated our friends wedding. Damian met with us many times, taking time to get to know us and our story. He is so friendly and personable. He integrated our story and personal touches into the ceremony, and made it a special day for us. We had so many compliments from our guests about what a great job he did. We couldnt have been happier with our choice! Highly recommended!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

We had a helicopter fly by during our ceremony. Damian stopped to give it time to pass by before he started talking again. Then he made light of the situation. Our guests loved it and I liked that he didnt try to talk over the noise.



Wedding on 2012-08-04


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Accomodating and helpful

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian offered a lot of flexibility/creativity with the vows. If we wanted, we could have completely written our own. However, because, we wanted something more traditional, we stuck to the framework, with just a couple of additions. Our wedding was fairly small (approx. 35ppl) and was planned without a wedding coordinator. We completely relied on Damian to tell us the do's, the don'ts and the how-to's. He was quite helpful with the rehearsal, as well as on the day of, by guiding us through each step.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian offers a marriage coaching service called Marriage Foundations. My husband and I participated in this. These classes helped prepare us for what to expect in the upcoming years of our life together. I definitely recommend these classes to ensure that you and your fiance communicate about your expectations for your marriage.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We choose Damian as our officiant because he was very willing to accomodate our requests. If you're planning a wedding, you know that no two weddings are exactly the same. Our situation was that my husband and I have different religions. I always thought that I would have a traditional church ceremony. Given that we were joining two religious backgrounds, a different (still semi-traditional) plan was best.



Wedding on 2012-05-05


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United Marriage Services

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was wonderful and made us feel like we were friends - not just another client.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian injected fun and passion, which was definitely unexpected by us.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Together, we wrote a few wedding scripts and Damian reviewed them with us and suggested a rose ceremony. The rose ceremony had our mothers crying happy tears.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

One of our friends commented on how relaxed yet energetic Damian was during the ceremony, and thought he did a great job combining our personalities into the perfect ceremony.



Wedding on 2012-04-13


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Wonderful experience!!!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely. Felt like we were talking to someone we had known for a long time. Really took the time to get to know us so our ceremony was fun and personal

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Truly stuck to our plan because we had tailored it exactly as we wanted.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We chose and put together our vows from tons of ideas he had given us and it was nothing I had ever heard and will likely never hear again. Really one of a kind! We also did a sand ceremony that involved our three children. It was very special for all of us.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

"The most personal, fun wedding I have ever been to"



Wedding on 2012-07-07


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Wonderful Wedding Officiant

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We were so lucky and thankful to have Damian King as our wedding officiant for our ceremony July 7, 2012 at Dawes Arboretum. He walked us through the process beforehand and helped us tailor our ceremony to our wants and personalities. I felt like our ceremony truly reflected who we are as a couple. Damian was very organized for our rehearsal and was flawless during the ceremony (even though it was outdoors in 106 degree heat!) I really liked how he kept both of us "cool" and calm during the ceremony. It was one of the best moments of our lives and I wouldn't change anything about it! I would highly recommend Damian King to any couple planning their wedding.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

We both appreciated that Damian kept us "cool" under pressure during our 106 degree outdoor ceremony. He even paused the ceremony to let us catch our breath and offered a tissue so we could wipe our brows!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We wrote our own vows, which really made our ceremony unique and special. Damian transitioned from the traditional part of the ceremony to our own vows seamlessly and it really helped make our ceremony reflect us as a couple.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Many of the guests commented that our ceremony was beautiful and they really enjoyed Damian's upbeat personality and how he made the ceremony a lively celebration!



Wedding on 2012-06-16


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WOW!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We were lucky enough to have Damian conduct our June 16th wedding ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse and could not have been happier with the wonderful job he did. He smoothly ran our rehearsal, conducting the event in a calm and informative manner and had put together a clear outline of what our ceremony would entail. The day of the ceremony he checked in with my husband and I before the ceremony and was reassuring and comforting throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend Damian and United Marriage Services for your special day if you are in need of an officiant!!!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

We were lucky enough to have Damian conduct our June 16th wedding ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse and could not have been happier with the wonderful job he did. He smoothly ran our rehearsal, conducting the event in a calm and informative manner and had put together a clear outline of what our ceremony would entail. The day of the ceremony he checked in with my husband and I before the ceremony and was reassuring and comforting throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend Damian and United Marriage Services for your special day if you are in need of an officiant!!!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We were lucky enough to have Damian conduct our June 16th wedding ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse and could not have been happier with the wonderful job he did. He smoothly ran our rehearsal, conducting the event in a calm and informative manner and had put together a clear outline of what our ceremony would entail. The day of the ceremony he checked in with my husband and I before the ceremony and was reassuring and comforting throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend Damian and United Marriage Services for your special day if you are in need of an officiant!!!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

We were lucky enough to have Damian conduct our June 16th wedding ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse and could not have been happier with the wonderful job he did. He smoothly ran our rehearsal, conducting the event in a calm and informative manner and had put together a clear outline of what our ceremony would entail. The day of the ceremony he checked in with my husband and I before the ceremony and was reassuring and comforting throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend Damian and United Marriage Services for your special day if you are in need of an officiant!!!



Wedding on 2012-06-30


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Yes

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian gave us a perfect ceremony. He met with us several times before the wedding day to get to know us and discuss how we wanted our ceremony. He gave us great ideas and had several options to personalize our wedding just for us. Damian also was very helpful during the rehearsal with helping us make decisions on what looked best and making sure things ran smoothly. Damian is a energetic and positive person which showed through in our ceremony. My wife and had an amazing wedding and would highly recommend Damian for anyone that is getting married. Thanks again Damian!!




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Fantastic!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian King is a true professional and made our planning, rehearsal and wedding day a breeze. Damian's communication, planning and professionalism are second to none. I highly recommend him.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

The entire process was flawless - from pre-marriage counseling and helping us write our vows to running a very thorough and detailed yet efficient rehearsal and ultimately performing our marriage ceremony with great passion and enthusiasm.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian gave us guidance and great ideas on our vows & ceremony, but we made the final decision on what we wanted our ceremony to be.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Our friends and family had nothing but wonderful things to say about Damian.



Wedding on 2012-08-04


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Wonderful Officiant!!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian was a wonderful officiant and I would recommend him to any of my friends or family. He speaks in a clear and distinct manner and makes sure everyone can hear him during the ceremony. Damian makes sure he gets to know you on a personal level before your wedding. I found this to be very important in choosing my officiant as I wanted the ceremony to be as special as possible. Thanks Damian!



Wedding on 2012-05-27


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Highly Recommend Damian as your Officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

My husband and I were delighted to have Damian as our wedding officiant. He was very friendly and professional and made us feel comfortable from the very beginning. Damian made our planning so simple and everything turned out perfect. He sent us sample vows and ceremony outlines that took the pressure off of us. He always took the time to respond to my emails and answered any questions that we had. I would recommend Damian to anyone who is in need of an officiant. He is very dependable and will definitely create a memorable experience.



Wedding on 2012-03-03


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Exactly what we wanted!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely! He tailored the ceremony to be personal to us and our tastes. He really took the time to get to know us!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Stories about how we met. It was such a welcome addition! Damian, thank you SO much for giving us the exact ceremony we were hoping for. Your willingness to tailor the ceremony to be personal to our tastes made the planning process wonderfully simple. In addition to how pleased WE were with the ceremony, we have received numerous compliments on having you as our officiant. You came highly recommended, and we will continue to recommend you to anyone that will listen. We also want to thank you for opening our eyes and hearts to your Marriage Foundations classes. They helped us open the lines of communication that are so critical to a healthy and happy marriage. Thank you so very much!!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

What a FUN ceremony it was. That it felt like "us".



Wedding on 2012-05-11


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Thank you Damian!

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Damian did a fantastic job officiating our wedding. He was very helpful with combining the different facets we wished to incorporate into our vows. My husband & I come from different religious backgrounds and were not having the ceremony in a church b/c of that. We were both a little skeptical of hiring an officiant, me esp. as I always imagined the person marrying us would be someone we had known our whole lives.
Damian took the time to get to know us throughout the planning process & it really showed come our wedding day.

The day of the wedding went perfect. He conducted the ceremony in a very professional and friendly manner. He made us both very relaxed and calm, it definitely was not what we would have expected from an officiant service. We received many compliments on the ceremony and what a great job Damian did. We could not have been more pleased with how things turned out. We are very grateful to have found such a great person to conduct our wedding. Damian is very passionate about weddings and about the meaning of marriage and it shows through his work.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Adam & I had personalized vows towards the end of our ceremony to add a special touch. Damian did a great job helping us fit all the pieces together as our ceremony was totally customized to fit both religious sides of the families.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

They loved how "full of life" Damian was and what a great speaker he was. They loved how Adam & I said our own vows to each other - that was totally unexpected esp. by all of Adam's friends & family.



Wedding on 2012-06-23


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Truly a wonderful day!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Yes, Damian is very down to earth, yet professional. And he has the perfect smile! All in all, he's a perfect blend of light-heartedness and seriousness for the ceremony.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Humor! Loved it!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We were able to write the script for our own wedding ceremony.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Where did you find your wedding officiant? The web, of course!



Wedding on 2012-06-09


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The Most Amazingly Perfect Day!!!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was so great to work with throughout the entire wedding planning process. From the pre-wedding sessions to the rehearsal and all the way through the end of the ceremony, Damian was there to support us and make the day as special for us as he possibly could. He worked with us to construct our ceremony with readings and other small touches so that our ceremony was personalized just for us. The whole wedding was just perfect. It was everything we ever imagined and more! Damian is an excellent public speaker, great to work with, and above all else is a genuinely kind person. I am so glad that we were able to work with him for our wedding! I would definitely recommend him to anyone that is looking for someone to do an amazing job at performing their wedding ceremony!



Wedding on 2012-06-09


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So Wonderful!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian King was such a pleasure to have as part of our wedding. He is caring and very understanding to our wishes throughout the planning process. His vocals were perfect and felt very sincere as he officiated us through the ceremony. Everyone kept telling us that our wedding, specifically the ceremony, was the best they have ever been to and seen. Thanks to Damian, we will cherish and remember our day forever!! We would absolutely recommend him to anyone.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian did everything we asked for and nothing was unexpected which was a relief! He was absolutely perfect.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We decided to write and read our own vows. We played rock, paper, scissors to decide who would say them first. We did a tree watering to represent our love flourishing.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

There was not a dry eye in sight! Even the men were big babies! :-D




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Would recommend over and over again!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely-he is genuinely kind and we felt that he truly cared about us as a couple. He was great during the rehearsal, as he calmed our nerves and constantly asked ot ensure we were OK and felt comfortable.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

My favorite part of the ceremony was when he read what my husband and I had written about one another. He shared our engagement story, our dating story, and the qualities that we love about one another. It made the ceremony truly special!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

As stated above, Damian read what my husband I had written about one another. As my husband and I are not religious, we wanted a ceremony about US and very personal. We got exactly what we wanted :)

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

"We didn't know what to expect from a non-religious ceremony. We loved that the entire 30 minute ceremony was about you as a couple!"



Wedding on 2011-09-10


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The Best!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was great! From our first consultation Damian was friendly and always made himself available. We requested a non-religious ceremony and he honored all of our wishes. Damian even called during the week before our wedding to ensure everything was going well with our other vendors and offered his assistance! The dress rehearsal went amazingly well and we were completely prepared for the big day. Not to mention he even let my wife pick out his tie! We highly recommend Damian!



Wedding on 2011-09-24


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Thanks Damian!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Yes! He was thoughtful, reassuring, and attentive.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian always made himself availabe whenever we had a question; he even went above and beyond by contacting the probate court about a name change concern I had.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

He asked us questions about what type of ceremony we wanted, and some things about ourselves and our relationship up to this point, and then he allowed us to make any changes we wanted, essentially letting us shape the entire ceremony and make it as personal as we wanted, which was perfect for us!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

It made everyone cry!



Wedding on 2011-09-10


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian King is a very friendly and upbeat person. I loved that he respected our wishes to have a non-religous ceremony. He sincerely cares about the people he works with.




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Couldn't ask for Better!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian has a wonderful ability of being just as happy about your wedding and marriage as you are! He shares from his expearances, but doesn't overwelm you with "you need to do this or that". He is an exceptional person to talk with and to help you have the GREATEST wedding possible!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian is very open to adding as much, or as little as you want. My husband and I wanted a shorter ceremony, but also wanted to add the sand, and a few prayers into it as well. He helped with all of that...to include recommending the verses we used :)

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

My husband and I personalized iyr wedding ceremony by adding in our sand ceremony. We are both in the Army, and both recently visited Normandy, France due to this. We added in sand from Omaha Beach into the base of our sand...because the military was the base of us getting together; and withour everything that had taken place during WW2 we not be who we are today.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone loved how upbeat and entergetic Damian was! He made everyone feel as if they themselves were a real part of our wedding!



Wedding on 2011-07-02


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Wonderful Officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

From the moment we met Damian he made my wife and I feel comfortable. He never made us feel pressured to add anything to the ceremony we didn't want. Damian was only concerned with what would make us happy. He also seemed to genuinely want to know about us.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian didn't really do anything that was "unexpected". He did warn us that he was pretty lively during the ceremony, and he was and it was great. Damian made the ceremony very personal and intimate, yet he used his voice to add humor, to make everyone in the room feel a part of the ceremony.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

To personalize our ceremony we added a part to pray for family that could not be with us, added a passage from the New Testament, wrote our own intentions and we added a "hand fasting" ceremony. We had a special sash made just for the ceremony, and people still ask us about it.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

"The hand fasting ceremony was beautiful, I've never seen anything like that!"




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Best officiant ever!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Right away! He is so reliable and personable!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

neverending flexibility, help, and tips for us. also provides marriage coaching before and after the wedding.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

he added readings we requested, he had us write and include personal statements about each other and our love

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

They stated the could hear him well because we were in a park and they just enjoyed how the ceremony flowed



Wedding on 2011-07-15


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You'll be very pleased with Damian King!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We came across Damian's info on our 'preferred vendor' list at our ceremony site. After first meeting with him, we decided to use him for both our wedding ceremony and attend his Marriage Foundations pre-marital counseling classes. We were so pleased with everything he did for us along the way and are definitely glad we found him!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian took the time and interest to truly get to know us as individuals and as a couple. He helped my husband and I customize our wedding ceremony vows and make it personal and heartfelt. We had a Christian service, but also wanted it to be light and fun. Many of our family members mentioned how beautiful the ceremony was, how personal it was... especially with Damian's personality! He also gave us additional tips, kept us stress-free, worked well with our other vendors and even provided us with pictures from our rehearsal. Damian was always cheerful and genuinely cared about us and the success of not only our wedding day, but also our marriage.

We really enjoyed having Damian King as our wedding officiant and would highly recommend him to other couples - whether planning their wedding or working on their relationship and marriage. He was wonderful!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Your ceremony was BEAUTIFUL... and we LOVED your officiant! How did you find him?




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Best experience we could ever dream of!!!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely! He supported us through every step of our marriage, including our newlywed stage.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He had so many great ideas for the ceremony content that we hadn't even thought of. We wanted a lot of special touches, and came through with every creative idea and promise!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We had a sand ceremony, rose ceremony, Biblical reading, and various religious touches that he was more than happy to cater to.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

They could tell that Damian shared in our joy and that he was walking us through everything. We received feedback about the 'apparent love in the room!'




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Damian King was wonderful!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian King has a very calming presence. He made us feel comfortable throughout the process and was very open and receptive to all of our ideas.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He let us personalize our ceremony in the way we wanted to. He shared personal stories about us that our guests really enjoyed. He also has a great speaking voice and even the guests in the back could hear what he was saying.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian read personal stories about us, we wrote our own vows, we had two readings and a soloist, a sand ceremony, and a special last kiss from our mothers.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

The wedding was so us.



Wedding on 2011-05-22


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So happy we choose Damian was our officiant

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Yes, Damian made us feel so comfortable through the whole process. From the first meeting to the day of the wedding.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian came in to the bridal suit 30 minutes for for the wedding to go over the ceremony and make sure I was comfortable.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian add the story of how we meet to the ceremony, and also made reference to my husbands likeness to Clark Kent.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

The ceremony was so you guys, funny, romantic, and to the point.
We wanted a shorter ceremony and Damian understood.



Wedding on 2011-05-28


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I can't thank Damian enough!!!!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made my husband extremely comfortable. He really listened to our plans and ideas and was open to all of them. He really took the time to get to know us.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

I loved the fact that Damian talked to us throughout the ceremony to help calm our nerves. He was very encouraging. I also loved the way he made everyone at ease and introduced himself to our families. It really felt like he had been a lifelong friend of the family all along.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian allowed us to write our own verses to include in the ceremony. Our story was not conventional and it was a wonderful way to share with everyone.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

My Dad had commented on how nice of a guy Damian was............that's a lot coming from my dad. lol



Wedding on 2011-03-19


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made us feel more than comfortable, he made us feel like family!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

His personality is unmatched - he is full of life and character that we did not find in anyone else.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We had a memorial for my husband's father who passed away 2 years ago. His last wish was to see us marry, and Damian helped us acheive the moment of respect and rememberance that we wanted to pay to him.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

That it was enjoyable, they were never bored or struggling to hear - even in the back!




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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made my husband and I both really comfortable. My husband can be shy but he felt comfortable standing in front of the guests at the ceremony with Damian there. Damian's so friendly, he made us both feel at ease.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

The best man wasn't feeling well, and fainted at the beginning of the ceremony. As bad as that incident was, Damian handled is so well. He was really friendly and really helpful towards us all, and was more than willing to completely re-start the ceremony or start from where we left off. His reaction to it was great, he didn't let it phase the ceremony and I think all of our guests were at ease even after the incident with the best man.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We did a rose ceremony and sand ceremony, but we didn't practice the rose ceremony as we wanted it to be a surprise for the parents. He made sure to have the wording for the ceremony to include both mom and dad as it's general for just the mothers and it became a beautiful part of the ceremony.



Wedding on 2010-10-02


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made my fiance and I very comfortable. He was friendly and personable and was really interested in getting to know us.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian really did an excellent job. He was easy to hear and understand. He was relaxed and really made us and our guests feel how much we loved each other.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian requested we each write a little something about the other and we used our exact words as part of the ceremony. It really added a personalized touch.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Our friends loved the personalized part of the ceremony. They felt like what we said was really us and not just like they were at yet another, standard ceremony.



Wedding on 2010-09-24


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I'm glad he was our officiant.

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

He was very friendly, funny and professional.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

We loved the ceremony you put together, it was short and very to the point, but incorporated those beautiful readings! Thank you!

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

He was completely easygoing and flexible with regards to our needs and provided the ideal energy that we were seeking for our ceremony.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

My relatives said they will recommend him to others.



Wedding on 2010-10-01


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutley he was always professional and yet felt as if you have always been friends. He always made it a point to make it the day you want. He was always helpful in guiding us along helping make decesions but still making sure they were our choice.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He added so many personal touches that made it special to us as a couple. We wanted a very short and simple ceremony and he suggested doing a sand ceremony which i thought was an amazing idea and so did everyone else.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

The sand ceremony helped personalize it, we played non-traditional wedding songs while pouring the sand, walking down the aisle and music for wedding party.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone thought Damian did a great job with everything and everyone commented on the sand ceremony.



Wedding on 2010-08-14


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian did an excellent job making us feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the planning and ceremony.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Yes! He did above and beyond what was expected.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian listened to our thoughts, wishes, and beliefs to customize the ceremony. He also did a great job going with the changes midway through the ceremony when inclement weather prompted a change in venue.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

The ceremony was very intimate and memorable.




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Highly recommended!



Wedding on 2010-10-23


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Great, Great, Great

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Of course he did. From the day that we met him we knew Damian was the guy to marry us. We didn't want a traditional wedding and he loved that fact and let us make all major decisions. Even when we made 20 changes, he went with it. He was a great addition to the wedding party.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He really made sure that the ceremony was about us. During the ceremony he made statements to keep us calm and enjoy it. He knew that we didn't want a rehearsal and that didn't bother him, he made sure we knew what we were doing and that we were having a good time .

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

He spoke about us and added in our parents, per our request. Everything was our decision.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

He was extremely nice and we had invited Damian and his wife to join us at the reception. She was really great to our guests as well. He fit right in and that made things so much easier for us.




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Excellent officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made us feel comfortable right from the start. When we first met him, he asked all the right questions in order to get to know us better, and he made it very clear that he was looking to give us the best possible wedding ceremony.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian was awesome at the rehearsal: he gave instructions to the bridal party on timing for the processional/recessional, and he made sure to give instructions on little details, like the best way for everyone to turn or hold their hands to help make the pictures look cohesive. Our families had lots of "opinions" and "ideas" too, and Damian was very gracious and kind when fielding everyone's extra input. =)

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We were looking for a fairly traditional ceremony, so Damian sent us a basic template and we were able to customize it as much as we wanted. It was great to be able to include the things that were important to us and not have to worry too much about the rest.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone said the wedding was beautiful!



Wedding on 2010-09-25


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Our wedding 9/25/10

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We felt comfortable from the moment met Damian. We knew he was the person that could guide us through the whole process and make it a memorable experience. He listened to us, offered suggestions, and designed a ceremony just for us. Words cannot express the gratitude we both feel for him.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He asked us both what is was that we loved about each other and added it in to the ceremony. It added such a personal touch and our guests loved it.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We had a sand ceremony that included our three children. It was beautiful and helped us to begin feeling like we were really a family now. Damian, of course, guided us expertly through the whole process. It was so much fun!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone commented on how beautiful and personal the ceremony was and what a terrific job Damian did.



Wedding on 2010-09-25


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The BEST!!!! The two comments I got from wedding guests more than anything else were 1) Who made that salad? (Mom) and 2) Your ceremony was the best one I have ever been to! Everyone mentioned how the ceremony was entertaining and personal. It really reflected us as a couple and it didn't feel like all the other "canned" wedding ceremonies.

Working with Damian was a wonderful experience. He was flexible with meeeting with us - always available! He included many personal stories about our relationship in the ceremony and gave us great support and feedback during the planning process. As my husband says, it wasn't "Damian's way or the highway. He was very receptive to changing things to make it perfect for us."

We can't say enough good things about Damian. We would recommend him to anybody. It is apparent that Damian is one of those people who sincerely loves what he does and his passion is infectious! Thank you, Damian!!!



Wedding on 2010-08-21


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Robert and Wendy's Wedding!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was so great! We were planning a very simple ceremony and it went beautifully. He made us feel very secure in knowing that he was there to guide us every step of the way. He is very professional and personable and makes you feel comfortable in knowing that everything will be just fine. Thanks Damian!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian took the time to get to talk to my father before the ceremony. My father had called him to make sure he was "good enough" for his daughter's wedding (to my surprise). Damian thought that was a great thing and said that he felt that was a great gesture from my father. He felt that my father really cared to know who was conducting the ceremony. I was really touched that Damian had made that comment. He also took the time to talk to the wedding party.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian listened to what we wanted and made great suggestions and wrote most of the ceremony. In the end we made some minor changes and he made everything come together just as we envisioned it.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone was impressed how the ceremony was conducted and made comments that he was very nice and had a great voice.



Wedding on 2010-07-30


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Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian is wonderful to work with. He made my fiance (now husband) and I very comfortable in every encounter we had with him. Picking who you want as the officiant of your wedding is a big decision. It is crucial that you feel comfortable with the person and trust them to help lead you through the marriage process, from planning the ceremony wording to actually saying "I Do". Damian walked us through the steps in a very caring and receptive way. He took the time to listen to what WE wanted. Nothing was pushed on us in any way, and he offered lots of great ideas. He was also a great comfort to us on the actual wedding day. He assured us when we felt nervous and has a very calming and sweet presence. We are so thankful to have found him for our wedding. He made it so very special :).

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

The great thing about Damian is that everything went exactly as planned...nothing happened that was unexpected. He ensures that he knows exactly what you want for the ceremony and delivers beautifully :).

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian gave us the opportunity to personalize everything...and we did. He worked with us to weave our religious beliefs with personal histories/stories in a seamless and memorable way.




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Wonderful Officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

We would definitely recommend Damian as an officiant for any wedding ceremony. He did great at customizing our wedding to fit our needs and was very open with communication before and after our wedding. In addition, he did a wonderful job of reviewing what was to be expected and making us feel very comfortable during the ceremony. He was even willing to drive 2 hours from Columbus to Toledo. Damian was a big help in making our day so much more special.



Wedding on 2010-07-24


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Thank you for a beautiful and memorable ceremony

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made us very comfortable. He took the time to get to know us and stayed in contact with us up through the ceremony, as well. When we first met with him, he drafted some sample vows and read them to us. We both had tears in our eyes and that's when we knew Damian was who we wanted for our ceremony. His warm and caring personality was such a comfort to both my husband and me, especially since we were both so nervous the day of the ceremony. Our wedding ceremony was even more beautiful than we could have imagined thanks to Damian. Family members and friends commented on what a great officiant we had. We would highly recommend Damian to anyone in need of an officiant to perform their ceremony. He made our wedding ceremony an amazing and wonderful event.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

His speaking voice was amazing. He made sure all guests, including those in the back could hear him clearly. He stayed and talked with several of our guests after the ceremony. Many of our guests who were able to speak with him commented on his great attitude and personality.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

He personalized our ceremony by including some things my husband and I wrote about each other. By including my five-year old son in the sand ceremony, it really made him feel like he was a big part of the wedding, on top of being the ring bearer.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

"It was the most beautiful wedding I have ever seen."



Wedding on 2010-06-19


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Damian was great!! Professional and personable.

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian made us very comfortable. He asked us what we wanted in our ceremony and made sure that we were happy with every aspect of it.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

During the ceremony Damian offered encouragement and humor to help us stay relaxed at he alter. Everyone asked us what we laughed at during the ceremony.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We had a sand ceremony to blend our family together. My wife had two children and I had one so we all poured different colored sand in a vase to signify we are now one family. Damian used his own words to explain what we were doing to our guests and everyone loved it.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

"That was the most beautiful ceremony that I have ever seen" !



Wedding on 2010-06-26


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Thanks for everthing Damian

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was wonderful, I really can not say enough, about how much he helped us! From our first consultations to after the ceremony he was friendly, professional and extremely helpful. At our first meeting he took “all the time necessary” to understand who we were and what we were looking for. From that point on his great personality, sense of humor and diverse spiritual back ground made him the perfect choice for us!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

When you first meet Damian he is quite, very soft spoken,a really great listener, but when it came time to deliver the ceremony he was very powerful. I was actually shocked to hear him speak when he started the actual wedding

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We wrote most of our ceremony but Between the first consultation and our wedding day he was always available, helping us to tweak our ceremony, wording and vows to meet our unique circumstances, and truly reflect who we are. Damian spent extensive time researching blessing and prayers to reflect our broad and unique spiritual beliefs.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

He did his job so well that after the ceremony many of our friends and family members asked both us and Damian how long we had known each other and how long we had been friends. I don't think Damian could receive a higher compliment, and I believe you could not make a better choice.



Wedding on 2010-06-05


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Amazing Job!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was great at making us feel comfortable with the whole process. He was always willing to answer any questions we had. He made us very comfortable while going through the ceremony at the rehearsal. He talked us through what would go on and helped reassure us that everything would work out the way we wanted.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

He asked us for specific stories regarding our relationship that he could add to our ceremony. He did an amazing job picking what stories would work great for the ceremony and did a good job of telling them.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Our guests said that they really loved the officiant (Damian). Our guests said that they felt that he truly cared about us and felt that he really knew a lot about us. He did a great job of keeping the ceremony the perfect length, especially with how humid and uncomfortable the church was because of the weather.




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Damian is the ultimate wedding officiant!

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was the ultimate at making everyone feel comfortable. We knew we wanted a traditional (but secular) ceremony, and Damian had no problem accomodating us. He worked with us every step of the way to personalize our ceremony until it was exactly the way we wanted.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Damian has a great speaking voice, even the people in the back row could hear him loud and clear. He also spoke with such confidence and emotion -- everyone was so impressed. The most "above and beyond" thing Damian did was stay after the ceremony and interact with all the guests. He has a way of putting everyone at ease, and is a great conversationalist.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian personalized our ceremony to make it fit us perfectly. He asked us for some background information about our life as a couple, and then wove those details seamlessly into a beautiful ceremony. We were absolutely amazed with Damian's talent and dedication, and all the work he put into our ceremony!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

My 80-year old grandmother, who has been single for over 30 years, now wants to get married because of Damian. She said, "If I ever get married again, I'm going to need Damian's contact information so he can be my officiant!" Everyone at the wedding will be recommending Damian to their friends -- he was the perfect officiant!



Wedding on 2010-05-08


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Jimenez-Delgado Wedding

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely!!! We had a very simple and small beautiful wedding and part of its beauty was the quality of service Damian provided.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

Not only he was great at accommodating his time to our needs (on a very short notice and no time for rehearsal) but he also was very professional and helpful. We met with him initially to discuss our ceremony details, and he was patient, friendly, organized and offered a variety of suggestions. We worked on the entire script of the ceremony together and knew exactly what would be said and when, and he also instructed us on how to get the license and our certified marriage abstract afterward.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

Damian offered ideas of how to make our ceremony special for us. On the day of the wedding he showed up with plenty of time to spare and go over the last details, looked professional, and delivered the ceremony perfectly. Mostly of our guest were bilingual and since some of our closest family members were not able to come to our wedding, he even offered to dedicate a small part of it in Spanish to honor them!! Our guests, our families, and even us were very impressed with his language skills … his pronunciation and eloquence in Spanish was almost perfect and we’re very happy and grateful for that! The fact that we got to share our special moment with our families was priceless thanks to Damian!

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

All our guests were not only impressed with his way of conducting the whole ceremony (it was so well-written), but also his energy and enthusiasm made us both feel so comfortable and happy while saying our “I do’s”. We’re so glad we contacted him and everybody commented on what a wonderful ceremony we had! Damian made it memorable, personalized and unique. We gladly recommend him to anyone!
Thanks again Damian!!



Wedding on 2010-06-04


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Great Guy

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Damian was an amazing officiant. He was professional and personable. Damian made our event stress free. He was so sincere and warm. Damian met with us several times and was very prepared. We highly recommend his services.

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He accompanied us to the reception and made our friends and family members comfortable.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

He tailored the ceremony to fit our needs.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

Everyone was impressed with Damian and how he presented the ceremony.



Wedding on 2010-02-28


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Priscila and Brett's wedding

Wedding officiant make you comfortable? Why or why not?

Absolutely. He was always reinforcing how beautiful the ceremony was going to be and that everything was going to be great, and it was perfect!

What did the officiant or clergy add that was unexpected?

He tune up his voice on this cute surprise we had for our son, and it added even more sweetness to the special moment.

How did you personalize your wedding ceremony?

We wrote our personal vows and we also added family members to the "I do" portion of it. Damian was great incorporating both out-of-the-box requests.

Favorite wedding ceremony comment from guests?

They all loved that our son was part of the ceremony, wanting to get married as well. Damian played a role on this favorite moment not only for creating the right enthusiastic tone but also when rehearsing with my 7yr old. He was wonderful before during and after the ceremony. Thanks again Damian! It was great having you as our officiant!


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