Experienced Wedding Officiants Creating Unforgettable Moments
At Weddings Your Way, we are a cherished family-owned and operated business with a deep commitment to providing exceptional wedding officiant services. Since our establishment in 2009, we have welcomed countless couples into our family, treating each bride and groom with utmost care and attention. While other companies may offer similar services, we take immense pride in delivering the finest and most personalized experiences for your special day.
As ordained ministers, we specialize in crafting unforgettable wedding ceremonies throughout Northern Michigan, including enchanting locations like Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Suttons Bay, Empire, Glen Arbor, Elberta, Frankfort, Honor, Elk Rapids, Williamsburg, Kalkaska, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Mackinaw Island, Manistee, and even in Grand Rapids. We understand the profound significance of your wedding day, and our mission is to create a joyous and indelible memory by tailoring your ceremony to reflect your unique style.
A Personalized Wedding Officiant Service With Care and Attention
We believe that your wedding ceremony should be a true reflection of who you are as a couple. We take the time to get to know you, your love story, and your vision for your special day. Our dedicated wedding officiants will work closely with you to ensure that every element of your ceremony aligns perfectly with your style and preferences. From the choice of readings to the inclusion of special rituals, we pay meticulous attention to detail to create a personalized experience that resonates with you and your loved ones.
Rev. Wendy Hutchinson, Owner
Since 2009, I have so enjoyed performing wonderful ceremonies in Northern Michigan! I have a true passion for this business, which has led to our great success!!! I truly care about your wedding, and my goal is to make you feel “more in love” than ever on your wedding day!
Our Expert Wedding Officiants
Rev. Dale Kaminski
Hello, my name is Dale and I would be thrilled to make your wedding day unique and unforgettable. I have lived in Michigan all my life, and appreciate the beauty this state has to offer. When I am not working as a sales manager at Art Van Furniture, I enjoy fishing, cycling and just being outdoors. Let me know what I can do to help make your wedding day special and memorable.
Rev. Taylor Corey
Hi, my name is Taylor. I am retired from sales and am now devoted to making your wedding ceremony as special as it can possibly be. I love seeing people unite with each other in marriage. It makes me happy to see you happy!!
Rev. Rick Tasch
I have lived in Michigan for many years and love this area! I am raising two daughters, who I adore, and they are the love of my life. I enjoy performing ceremonies and appreciate the importance of this very special day in your life! I am very easygoing and can find humor in almost any situation. I like to look at the lighter side of life.
Rev. Joel Bailey
Hello, my name is Joel, I have lived in Michigan most of my life living everywhere from Port Huron to Ann Arbor to Gaylord and I have now settled in Cadillac with my wife, to grow roots and raise our daughter. I enjoy all that Michigan has to offer including hiking, kayaking, and anything outside. But my first passion has always been music Because of this I love performing. And officiating feels like another form of what I love to do. I specialize in non-traditional wedding, extremely open-minded and willing to make your special day exactly what you dream it to be!
Rev. Corry Volchoff
Corry resides in Traverse City, Michigan with her husband Derrick. Between the two of them, they have five children and five grandchildren, “my children and grandchildren are the heartbeat of my life, they are the energy that fuels my every waking hour.” Corry is a Territory Manager with US Floors®, selling beautiful flooring to her clients all over Northern Michigan. Corry’s love for people first enhances her ability to provide her clients with superior service and professionalism. This love for people is what brought Corry to Weddings Your Way. “To be a part of the most important day in a couple’s life is simply amazing and rewarding in every way!” The choices you make for your special day are very personal, hopefully, I can be a small part of what will be a great memory for you! Discover the Sunset Side for the Wedding of your Dreams!
Rev. Jennifer Donohue
I have been blessed to live in Traverse City for most of my life, except for 4 years out east in Cape Cod, Ma. I’m extremely active, love anything to do with the outdoors…all year round!. I’m a cyclist, runner, and have horses. I love meeting new people and experiencing new things! My children are all grown and successfully on their own, so my life now has allowed me to do what my passions are, and one of them…. Marrying Couples. I love the excitement and I’m passionate about what I do. Seeing the love that two people share when I meet with them the first time, I love to bring those little things into the big things of the ceremony! To me your wedding is not just another wedding, it’s yours, and it’s important! I can customize your wedding to your need, and location. Most of all! I want you and your guests to laugh, to think, and maybe even shed a tear of happiness, and no matter how simple or involved you want your personal experience, I want it to be the BEST first day of your NEW LIFE TOGETHER!
Rev. Marilee Mason
Hi, I am Marilee, I live in northern Michigan specifically, Gaylord. As a mom of three grown kids, retired teacher, and artist who enjoys the out of doors in various activities, including kayaking, gardening, golf, and more; I love most of all making memories with my family. To me your wedding day is your special celebration of your mutual love and joy. I encourage you to share your ideas with me so we can customize your day, your way.| look forward to experiencing your wedding day with the two of you and your guests thinking about your memories, possibly laughing or shedding a tear of joy and happiness. This day will be crafted to be your best day for beginning your new life together.
Rev. Abigail Hathaway
Born and raised Michigander, I currently reside within the Metro Detroit Area. As an advocate for love, it is my mission to make your wedding day your most special day! With a heart full of joy, there is no better gift than to share the profound moment of uniting you and your spouse officially as your officiant. Beyond weddings, I am a personal coach for individuals in need of leveraging their life, mind, body, and soul. In my free time, I enjoy a multitude of hobbies such as mountain biking, kayaking, reading, and writing.
Rev. Mae Muller
Hello! My name is Mae. I live in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 2018, I graduated from Grand Valley State University with my BA in Psychology. Through the years, this has helped me develop a deep appreciation for the ins and outs of human connection. I officiated my first wedding in August of 2020 for my older brother and best friend and fell in love with the experience right away. With more ceremonies under my belt, I am dedicated and excited to make your day uniquely yours. I am completely open to learning new things as well as putting in the work to create a memorable experience for you both!
In addition to officiating weddings, I have a lot of experience working with the Autism community and I am more than happy to accommodate the wedding ceremony to fit anyone’s specific needs!
Rev. Terri Ray
Terri Ray specializes in Non-Traditional Weddings. She has been doing personalized ceremonies since 2009. Terri is also a Northern Michigan radio celebrity. You can hear Her on weekdays from 10-2pm on KLT – The Rock Station. Terri’s ceremonies are anything but ordinary. She’ll make you laugh, make you cry, get you married!
Rev. Jessica Forgrave
Hi! I am a yoga instructor and outdoor enthusiast with a Bachelor’s in ceramics. It is one of my life’s goals to visit all of our National Parks! I welcome and celebrate all couples and am proud to officiate weddings that reflect diverse cultures, beliefs, and interests. I am committed to making each wedding ceremony as personal as each love story and bringing joy to couples for lifetimes to come. I love to travel and would be happy to drive or fly to make it to your dream destination with you.
Rev. Susan Prescott
There are magic moments in life and weddings are one of them. It is my aim to make your wedding as special as possible. I have been a part of Weddings Your Way since 2009 and enjoy every moment involved with celebrating love. I have studied world religions with an emphasis on Judeo-Christian traditions as part of my Interdisciplinary Humanities degree from MSU. I sincerely enjoy creating your perfect ceremony.