Your wedding day is a once in a lifetime experience, Saraina understands the high expectations which come from such an event. Her light hearted perspective and compassionate way of being keeps joy in the forefront at all times.
Since being ordained as a non-denominational minister in 1990, Saraina has successfully performed hundreds of weddings in the greater Seattle area.
Saraina, ”We were so happy to have you as our minister you did a beautiful job and the day went off beautifully. Everyone was commenting on how wonderful it was to have you officiating our wedding. I will remember our day for the rest of my life with happiness and wonder. The ceremony was touching and came from your heart, you are truly a gem. Thank you, from the both of us, for making our special day one to remember and cherish.” -Faith and Frank
"Brendan and I would like to thank you so much for officiating our wedding ceremony four weeks ago. We could not have been happier with how things went, and a lot of our guests told us both at the time and afterwards how much they enjoyed the ceremony." -Anda and Brendan
Her Specialties Include:
Customized Wedding Ceremonies with an Enlightened Tone: Love comes in all shapes and sizes; diversity is honored and appreciated here. She's performed weddings for couples of all faiths and cultural backgrounds, including: a Celtic Ceremony under a full lunar eclipse and a Tlingit Blanket Ceremony for a Native Alaskan Wedding
Assistance with Personalized Vows for Deeper Meaning and Sacred Intent: Each piece of your wedding from the convocation to the recession should reflect the beliefs and values of what's in your heart. This is your time to shine together with passion, commitment and intention. Saraina will assist you to weave these elements into a cohesive, meaningful ceremony. Vows with an enlightened tone, beautifully crafted over 17 years are available, or the opportunity to create your own unique vows.
Consultations for Locations, Resources and Creative Ideas: Saraina has performed weddings in every location you can imagine from yachts, ferries, log cabins, and parks to the lobby at WRQ. She's happy to offer creative suggestions for wedding venues, rehearsal dinner locations and related resources.
Communication Skills and Couples Coaching: The foundation of any successful partnership is the ability to listen deeply and communicate respectfully. In addition to being a licensed minister, Saraina is a professional counselor. She offers fun and informative sessions for enhanced communication and listening skills; before, during and after the wedding process. It's great to have a supportive, skilled couples coach for life!