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Wedding Officiants

Our wedding officiants have a combined experience of well over a 1,000 weddings officiated!

Experienced, personable, and exceptionally articulate, the Chapel in the Pines’ wedding officiants will lead you in a beautiful wedding ceremony. After having each performed countless wedding rehearsals, ceremonies, elopements, and vow renewals, our ceremony officiants easily guide couples through the entire wedding process.

Apart from the Chapel in the Pines, our marriage officiants cover wedding services in Northern Illinois – in hotels, banquet halls, golf courses, country clubs, restaurants, private homes, parks, chapels, boats, green houses, and other locations. More than anything, our wedding officiants work to make your wedding day all the more memorable and ensure your ceremony transpires with grace and composure.

Howard R. Petersen, Wedding Officiant

As an ordained minister since 1998, I would be happy to perform your spiritual or civil wedding ceremony that reflects your beliefs, feelings, and values. We could personalize your wedding ceremony to include poems, readings , music, or rituals meaningful to you.

Jeffrey R. Petersen, Wedding Officiant

Weddings are one of the most important moments of your lives , and represent the life-changing commitment that you and your loved one have made to each other and to your families. I deeply appreciate the opportunity to share in this moment.

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Grant Cooper, Wedding Officiant

I am an experienced wedding officiant seeking to make your day perfect. I beleive that my job is more than to say the words, but to talk to you about the whole ceremony.  I  share with you what works well and what doesn’t. I offer ceremonies that are available in both Christian and Non Denominational versions. Hope to hear from you.