Rev. Charles Grande officiates weddings throughout Northern California.
From the beautiful Napa and Sonoma Valleys to the Coastal regions of the
Northern State to the quiet inland vistas of the Sacramento Delta he has
been there to support and encourage couples on their very special day.
He is pleased to work with couples in the preparation for what will be
the major event of their relationship...Their Wedding. He possesses an
MA in Theology and Psychology.
The process begins with a meeting and sharing information which covers all the
necessary components of a wedding ceremony. The setting is always friendly and
informative. Most couples today desire a personalized ceremony.
Our initial meeting and planning session will cover the Wedding Packet which contains:
An Outline for the Ceremony listing the
order in which events happen during the ceremony.
A Discussion on the necessary
prerequisites to making a valid marriage contract.
An conversation about your religious or
spiritual background, or non affiliation thereof,
in order to create a ceremony appropriate to your beliefs.
3 Pages of suggested readings from which to choose
2 Pages of vows to choose from
Discussion of various symbolic rituals
Finalizing your ceremony
Making any revisions or additions you
Providing you with my resume and
Working with your wedding coordinator
on the rehearsal
Officiating on your wedding day,
normally arriving one hour early
to check in with readers, musicians, etc.
Coordinating witness signatures for
your marriage license
Submitting your license for certification