(Closed) Advice for approaching a pastor we’d like to marry us?

posted 7 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Since she’s a pastor, I’m sure she’s used to people asking her often about marrying them.  I think next time to see her, mention that you are engaged now and looking for a minister to officiate at your wedding.  Then you can bring it up that you are aware she is a pastor as well and what might she think about officiating yours.  If it’s awkward at all, it’ll only be for you.  As a minister, I’m sure she is used to living her life a bit more openly.  Let us know how it turns out!

Post # 4
3255 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I agree with PP; she won’t feel as awkward about it as you will. I mean, the business of marrying people is part of her job. 😉 She may require some sort of couples counseling or meeting before she agrees to marry you, but you’re likely to find that with virtually any religious officiant. Good luck!! 

Post # 5
2891 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

People approach FH all the time and ask him to marry them. It is completely normal for a complete stranger to walk up and say “hey preach will you marry me?” FH response:”No sir I am already engaged!” LOL happens all the time! He is never offended or feels it is awkward to be approached about preforming a wedding unless he happens to be standing at a urinal. LOL (has happened).

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