Many factors influence your choice of wedding minister. Some couples no longer practice in a traditional church or faith community and want a minister who respects them as individuals with their own beliefs. Some couples want a modern, spiritual ceremony without a lot of dogma or preaching. Others want to merge their unique paths in a ceremony that respects their families, their guests, and their cultures. And some choose me because we make each other smile! Here’s what some of my wedding couples and families have shared about our time together.