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Deborah Young San Diego Wedding Minister

Deborah Young Testimonials

Deborah Young TestimonialsDear Deborah,

How will I ever find the right words to express to you my gratitude, for making our wedding day the most beautiful day of our lives? There is no doubt whatsoever, that because of the way you personalized every word
of the ceremony to Kirk and I, reflecting on our 23 years together before we finally wed, and making our guests laugh with your clever wit, and cry with your sentimental words and blessings upon us. It was truly an incredible ceremony that words just cannot describe. Unmatched by any other wedding I have ever attended and I know that my guest all felt the same way. Every single person in attendance told us (not to mention all the conversations we overheard) that it was the most beautiful wedding ceremony they had ever had the pleasure of attending.

One of my girlfriends said that when she and her husband renew their vows, she want to call YOU! Another said "Oh my gosh, where did you ever find her?"

The best was that several of my husband’s macho friends who attended said that you made them cry! I love it!

I feel so blessed to have found you. I really do feel like it was a divine intervention from the heavens above. I felt drawn to you by looking at your web site, and reading the other wonderful testimonials. Then the moment came when I met you and I knew instantly that you were the one. I would tell EVERYONE who is searching for a wedding officiate who will make their special day a dream come true, and who will make it a very personal and spiritually moving event that neither they or their guests will soon forget, to call you first, and their search will be over. Thank you Deborah! With Love & Gratitude ~ Renee & Kirk


"Deborah, you made our wedding ceremony absolutely perfect. Your eloquent delivery of the vows was so touching it captured the heart of every guest. You made us feel so at ease and comfortable we were able to truly focus on the beauty of our union. We will never forget that special day you joined us as one on our journey of life. Thank you so much, you are a true professional in every way!" ~ Bruce & Hope


In the 21 years I have been photographing weddings I have seen countless of ceremonies. The Officiant sets the tone for celebration, whether the couple is traditional, casual or somewhere in between. One of the qualities I love the most about the Reverend Deborah Young is her ability to “read” her couples. She takes the time to get to create a ceremony that captures the couple and how they feel about each other. Each ceremony is unique and always touching. I always come away form her weddings feeling uplifted and joyful. She is by far the best wedding officiant I have ever seen in all my years in San Diego. ~ Cecilia Greene www.photosbycec.com


"In my line of work, I see officiants perform wedding ceremonies every weekend. Rev. Deborah Young is amazing and refreshing. You can't help but to stop and listen to each and every word of the ceremony. It is as if she has know the bride and groom their whole lives. She is personable and a joy to work with. I promise that you will be thrilled with your decision to have Rev. Young as a part of your wedding celebration." ~ Jennifer Gordon, Kissing Kismet Wedding Coordination www.kissingkismet.net


Hello Reverend Young, it has been three years since you married us in San Diego and we want to tell you that people are STILL commenting on the incredibly beautiful, moving and very elegant ceremony you performed. You made a difference in everyone’s lives with your heartfelt words with simple purity. You are a true gift, I wish everyone could experience their ceremony by you. Thank again & again. ~ Jay & Jocelyn


"Dear Deborah, The wedding ceremony you did for my step daughter, Cindy, was truly the most touching ceremonies I have had the pleasure to witness. The special touches you added made it so personal and sentimental. You have truly found your calling, and I will be the first to offer your name and number of anyone I hear of planning a wedding. You are a very special woman with a true gift of sharing your spirit to all that come in to your presence. Please feel free to pass my name and phone number on to anyone wanting a reference, as I would be more than willing to speak with them. With heart felt appreciation," ~ Vicki McCutchan


Thank you so much, you are a wonderful person, and a great professional. Thank you for making Aaron and Lina's wedding so unique: you created unforgettable moments, not only for them but for all the guests who were present. Several people asked me about you at the reception, they loved the ceremony very much.I really hope we can work together very soon.

~ Sabrina Cadini, PBC™, Wedding Consultant


Hi Rev. Young, I just wanted to send you a quick note to tell you how happy we are that we found you. All of our clients continue to rave about how fun and easy you are to work with…I couldn’t agree more. You have always been so accommodating with both our coordinators and our clients. When you spoke at Chef DeMichiel’s wedding you were so incredibly touching! You truly know how to make people glow. It’s not everyday that I go out of my way to refer a service. However, you are more than a just a service, you are a friend as well as a 100% necessity at all of our events.Thank you so much for being you, we truly look forward to our continued relations!” ~ Christopher Durst, Creative Proprietor, Events by Christopher


Rev. Deborah Young made our ceremony memorable. She was absolutely supportive, friendly, and professional. My guests are still commenting on how beautiful our ceremony with Rev. Deborah Young was. She greeted all our guests as they were seated, made guests cry from her heartfelt words, and really made it unique. ~ Jan Carlton


"I was a guest at a wedding performed by Reverend Deborah Young, and have attended about 10 or more weddings a year. I have never been so moved and delighted with a ceremony before. Reverend Young was able to move all of us and make us feel a part of the ceremony. Her speaking voice is very soothing and her easygoing manner and eloquent words allowed all of us to truly feel the beauty of the wedding. She made that particular wedding stand out as a joyful memory far above all the other 'traditional ones'." ~ Dr. Thomas Gambois


The Japanese Friendship Garden highly recommends Rev. Young’s services to help create a memorable experience for your bride and grooms. Rev. Young has performed a number of weddings at the Garden. She has captured the beauty of the Garden and incorporates that into each ceremony ranging from intimate to large celebrations. She is a true professional in the wedding business and has created the most unique and emotionally moving ceremonies which were specially tailored for each of our couples at the Garden We look forward to working with her again. ~ Lovelynn B. Hansen, Event Coordinator


Thank you sooooo much. Before I met with you for our consultation, my main concern was how my actual wedding ceremony would be. After meeting you I have total confidence my ceremony would be very special just like I imagined. There has been a big load of stress released off of me. I know that my wedding will be very special and unique and all because of you. I just cannot thank you enough. My fiancé was excited and really loved the different ideas and how the ceremony was laid out. ~ Thanks again, Deborah. Trina


You have truly enriched our special day with your outstanding service. The ceremony was absolutely beautiful. We had many compliments from our guest. Everyone loved it! Thank you very much for your help- creating our lasting memories. ~ Warmest regards, Tomomi & David


"Dear Deborah, I just wanted to say thank you for such a wonderful ceremony. Everyone really enjoyed it and we keep hearing that they have never been to such a beautiful, intimate and personal ceremony. My Mom thought you were perfect and Mary Ann, the wedding-coordinator just loved you as well. You really made it a special day for us and we thank you for making it such a wonderful experience. I hope that you are doing well. Thank you again for all of your help and time. It couldn’t have been more perfect!" ~ Nicole & Aaron Dragoo


Dearest Deborah, We were thrilled to have been blessed to find such a beautiful, articulate, understanding person as yourself. You were so kind to us and gave us so many helpful suggestions, we are certain that our wedding day will be additionally blessed due to your contribution and love. ~ Maria Allen and Michael Hardy


It is a pleasure to be in her presence, as she carries an elegant, welcoming demeanor which puts the minds of the bride and groom at ease on their wedding day. She has a gift of delivering the most beautiful sermons by conveying the love of each couple with the vows they take on their special day.


"Dear Deborah Thanks for the wonderful meeting yesterday. Kate and I truly enjoyed your company and think that you are exactly the type of person whom we would be proud to call our officiant. The ideas you gave us for the ceremony have given us lots to think about, and what's more, we are having fun doing it. So much about preparing a wedding is busy work, but you have helped us to see the ceremony as the joyous and personal event that it is." ~ Robert Judge Woerheide


"I spoke with you on the phone yesterday about my wedding in March in Temecula. I know it will not be possible for you to perform my wedding, but I just wanted to write and let you know how nice it was speaking to you. You seem like you have a great passion for what you do and I think that is wonderful! I definitely felt calmer after speaking with you- I only wish I could find someone like you in Temecula! :) Thank you for taking the time!" ~ Samantha Lewis


Thank you for sending me the ceremony you have written for us. I absolutely love it! I am so pleased with how it has turned out, you have done such a wonderful job capturing us as individuals and as a couple. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! ~ Stephanie Maynard & Scott Watson 7-22-06


"We couldn't imagine anyone else renewing our vows. Deborah's personal touch and eloquent words were given with style and elegance. She spoke from her heart directly to ours capturing a very special and poignant moment in our lives." ~ Dean & Paula


"Deborah, thank you for being part of a really important time for us. Your renewal of vows ceremony and words were perfect and one that we will always remember and treasure. You are a very unique and special person. Thank you for everything!" ~ Michael & Jean


"I was a guest at a wedding performed by Reverend Deborah Young, and have attended about 10 or more weddings a year. I have never been so moved and delighted with a ceremony before. Reverend Young was able to move all of us and make us feel a part of the ceremony. Her speaking voice is very soothing and her easygoing manner and eloquent words allowed all of us to truly feel the beauty of the wedding. She made that particular wedding stand out as a joyful memory far above all the other 'traditional ones'." ~ Dr. Thomas Gambois


I would like to recommend Deborah Young. Her warm personality and loving nature set her apart from other Officiants in the county. She looks at each wedding as an individual expression of love and strives to give a unique service to each of her couples. I really think she adds class, style and warmth to any wedding. Her ceremonies are so beautiful and tranquil. I love the way she had the couples pause to take in the gorgeous view. ~ Michelle Martini-Brown Wedding Consulting


"Dear Reverend Young, Mario and I would like to thank you so much for giving such a beautiful and memorable ceremony. Everything turned out to be exactly what we had both imagined. We had many of our guests tell us the wording and the manner in which you gave the ceremony were very warm and heart felt. Thank you so much." ~ Mr. & Mrs. Riojas


We want to thank YOU! You did an amazing job and we are both still just dreaming about the day – it was perfect and we really appreciate your work. My parents thought you were fantastic too, as did all of our guests. ~ Cheers, Bethany


“Deborah, I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed your ceremony. It was absolutely beautiful and very spiritual. Everyone thought it was delightfully unique. You filled the room with a lot of love and definitely made everyone very happy. We will always remember that day and you. You are a beautiful person both inside and out. I'm very glad and honored you were a part of our special day." ~ Randy & Dawn Ellen


You have truly enriched our special day with your outstanding service. The ceremony was absolutely beautiful. We had many compliments from our guest. Everyone loved it! Thank you very much for your help- creating our lasting memories. ~ Warmest regards, Tomomi & David




 

 

 

 

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