Marriage Equality

Love Unites: Join Us for a Mass Wedding at NEPA Pridefest 2024

Love is love, and we’re thrilled to announce an unforgettable celebration of love at NEPA Pridefest on June 23, 2024, in downtown Wilkes Barre! Ceremonies by Lori is honored to host a mass wedding ceremony, bringing together marriers from all … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori - A Photographer's Path to Becoming a Wedding Officiant

A Photographer’s Path to Becoming a Wedding Officiant & Advocate

Thank you, American Marriage Ministries, for the spotlight! … Read More


Love Does NOT Discriminate

Picture it… 2011, I was asked if I would become an ordained wedding officiant…the reason?  Two of my friends could not find a Rabbi to marry them because they were a same-sex couple.  I looked at them and without hesitation, I said yes.   … Read More

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Everyone deserves to be married

Because of POTENTIAL Supreme Court decisions affecting the legality of LGBTQ+ marriages, Ceremonies by Lori & Spirit of the Butterfly teamed up for a day of FREE MINI-WEDDING CEREMONIES for any LGBTQ+ couple who wants to be married.  All you … Read More

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Love is Love – Thoughts by Beckii

Here at Ceremonies by Lori, we believe that love is love. Come as you are, and we will marry you. That is such an essential mindset in today’s day and age. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community myself, I … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori - Everybody Loves a Wedding

Everybody Loves a Wedding

The other day while I was on the bus, I was asked, “What is it about a wedding that makes me want to be a part of it?”  I thought long and hard about that one… no one has ever … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori

What do you want your wedding ceremony to look like?

Are you looking for something simple yet beautiful in an intimate setting? Or maybe something a little quieter but super personal, just meant for you and your Hunny? Well, look no further. With Ceremonies by Lori, we offer just that! … Read More

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What questions should you ask a wedding vendor?

Hi everyone. I hope this finds you all doing well, and Happy Spring! I have been getting a lot of inquiries lately asking very specific questions about me and what I do at Ceremonies by Lori. As I answered each … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori - Special events in February

2 Special Events in February

Hi everyone.  I just wanted to stop by and talk about 2 events that Ceremonies by Lori will be doing in February.   Are you looking to get married, elope, renew your vows on Valentine’s Day? Ceremonies by Lori is … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori - With cultural diversity comes different languages

With cultural diversity comes different languages

Hi everyone! Let us talk about how important it is to get a wedding officiant that speaks the language of you and your spouse. There are thousands of diverse cultures and religions out there. Some couples are very deep-rooted within … Read More