Wedding Officiant

Michelle Coffman - Southern Region Wedding Officant & Wedding Planner

Welcome to Ceremonies by Lori – Southern Region

Announcement time!!! Ceremonies by Lori is expanding to the Southern Region of the United States and adding an incredible new Officiant and Wedding/Event Planner for this region to our team. Let’s welcome Michelle Coffman. Michelle has always had a passion … Read More

Wedding Officiant v Celebrant

Wedding Officiant and Celebrant – What is the difference

Is there a difference between a Wedding Officiant and a Celebrant? A wedding officiant or celebrant is a person who is authorized to perform and officiate at wedding ceremonies. Their role is to lead the wedding ceremony, oversee the exchange … Read More

Lori and Tim Officiciating weddings

How To Choose a Wedding Officiant

Choosing a wedding officiant is an important decision as we are responsible for performing your wedding ceremony and setting the tone for your special day. Here are some steps to help you choose the right wedding officiant: 1. Determine the … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori - It's OK to say NO

It is ok to not be for everyone

I/CBL recently received a review from a couple that, in part, stated, “I knew I had to have Lori officiate our wedding during our initial Zoom call when she stated, “I’m not for everybody.” … Read More

Lori officiating weddings

Why Hire a Professional Wedding Officiant

We often get asked why a couple should hire a professional wedding officiant even if a friend or family member is going to officiate the wedding.  While scrolling through Facebook the other day, I came across a post written by Carmen George of Carmen George Weddings, entitled “Several reasons why hiring a professional officiant for your wedding ceremony is a good idea.”  Before we get into the nitty-gritty, here is  a little about us and why we do what we do! … Read More

CBL New England Team

What has CBL been up to?

Let’s catch up a bit from the end of 2022.  Wow, that seems like a lifetime ago, and it’s only February 2023!  To any couples who got engaged over the holidays, CONGRATULATIONS!  Enjoy your engagement!  To those who have just started planning or are continuing to plan your wedding, one piece of advice that we always share here at Ceremonies by Lori:  when you book your venue, BOOK  your officiant and any other vendors that are important to you (i.e., photographer, caterer, etc.)  … Read More

Ceremonies By Lori - Wedding Officiant Pricing

Welcome to the last blog post of 2022

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

Ceremonies By Lori Wedding Officiant Pricing

Wedding Officiant Pricing

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

Unity Ceremonies

Does CBL offer unity ceremonies? The short answer is Yes

At CBL, we often get asked if we do unity ceremonies? The short answer is Yes. … 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