"...wanted to give you a huge thank you. The ceremony was beyond our expectations. Everyone had nothing but exceptional praise for what you delivered. Thank you so much for getting our story involved and ensuring there wasn't a dry eye in the place. Wow!" ~Liam and Kristin
"dear emily, just a quick note to tell you how much eric and i appreciate all you did to help us make our wedding THE wedding we've always hoped for. our friends have not stopped raving about the ceremony -- how it was so personal, so unlike anything anyone had been to before. we are so proud to have worked hard and accomplished what we set out to accomplish WITH YOUR HELP!!! we are forever grateful." ~barbara and eric
"Like your marriage, what makes your wedding unique is the two of you. What you want from it, and what you put into it. Whatever your religious or spiritual beliefs, as a Certified Civil Celebrant, I have been trained to help you create the ceremony you've been dreaming of, for a day you'll never forget.
Together we can play your music, tell your story, involve your friends and family, remember your loved ones, recite your favorite passages and poems, help you speak your vows in the language of your heart. It is your ceremony."
~Rev. Emily King
Celebrant Emily King is a registered New York City Officiant, an ordained minister who is legally empowered to officiate at weddings in New York State and New York City, as well as neighboring states. She is the founder and pastor of the Sacred Word Healing Circle, an omni-denominational spiritual potluck that now meets regularly with parishioners, patients, family & staff at Rusk Rehabilitation Institute at NYU Hospital. Interfaith, cross-cultural and bilingual weddings are her specialty, in Spanish, French, German, and Italian as well as American Sign Language. Destination weddings always welcome!
Please contact by phone or e-mail for a chat, and to set up a no-obligation meeting to discuss your plans, wishes and dreams. Rates vary with a sliding scale and discounts for graduate students, educators, municipal employees and struggling artists.
"… and long, long years from now, may you be able to look at each other and say: because of you, I lived the life I always wanted to live; because of you, I became the person I always wanted to be."