(Closed) We are off to meet our wedding officiant…what do I need to ask?

posted 8 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 5
5497 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

We didn’t really ask questions. Is this your first meeting?

Ours just told us about how he got into weddings, why he doesn’t do a lot of them, asked us if we had accepted God, then he went through and told us his basic outline.

I had ideas for what I wanted to do with the ceremony, so from there we talked about that. As far as questions though, I really can’t think of any.

Post # 7
3241 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I don’t know about need to ask. We made sure he had a backup person in case of emergency (not that we would wish that on anyone, but life does happen and I wanted to be sure we are going to be married that day).  Our officiant is really on the ball and gave us a run down of how a typical ceremony goes, and asked if we had our own vows or any special traditions that we wanted during the ceremony.

Edit: Oh and we asked how he wanted to handle being paid, ie: send him a check before or check the day of.

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