J. Taylor Choate Ministries

J. Taylor Choate Ministries

5.0
14 years in business

About this pro

I believe wedding ceremonies are incredibly special! Often they are the most signficant event in an individuals life up to that point in time. 

For me, the ceremony should be: 

- Short but meaningful. (I keep them around 25-30 minutes).

- Light-hearted but initimate.

- About the bride and groom. (No off-cuff personal stories from me).

- Rooted in scripture. (I believe God teaches us in the Bible what a marriage ought to resemble).

I love celebrating with people in some of their most exciting moments of life. Watching the nerves take over and helping calm down a bride, or helping a groom get his head on straight...those things excite me. 

Rarely do people remember what specifically was said during the ceremony, but they remember the moments all around the ceremony. I like helping create positive moments. 

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OLD RVR-WNFRE, TX 77535
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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

Lets dicuss: 

- Faith values.

- Ceremony ideas (anything special?)

- Bridal Party

- Vows/Rings


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have served both fulltime and bivocationally in christian church ministry for over a decade.

- Certified Pre-marital Counselor.

- Earned accredited degrees in: Biblical Studies (AA), Ministry Leadership (BA), and Organizational Leadership (MA)

- Performed numerous wedding ceremonies across Texas.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

Average honoraium for performing wedding ceremony includes: 

- Travel & lodging expenses (if required); both for the rehersal and wedding ceremony.

- $150 - $500 for ceremony officiant services and legal marriage certificate signage. Average honoraium is $250

- $225 for pre-marital counseling if desired.


What types of customers have you worked with?

- 1st time marriage

- Remarriage


What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

- What are your faith values.

- What are your beliefs about marriage. 

- How do you envision your ceremony from start to finish. 


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