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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc.

Bedminster , NJ

LOCATION

59 Cheswich Court
Bedminster, NJ US 07921 (map)
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ABOUT US

Reverend John Graf, Jr. and Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. is here for you. As you plan your special day, you'll be looking for the perfect wedding officiant to help make your ceremony... Read more
Reverend John Graf, Jr. and Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. is here for you. As you plan your special day, you'll be looking for the perfect wedding officiant to help make your ceremony special, warm, memorable and entirely personal.

Over the past 15 years as a Non-Denominational Minister, I have performed more than 2,000 wedding ceremonies and civil unions -- working with couples of all faiths and cultures. However, I don't just perform the ceremony -- I help create the ceremony. Whether it's a civil, spiritual or religious ceremony, my experience will bring the most important parts of your relationship into the service, so together we will make your wedding or civil union personally and deeply meaningful as you commit yourselves to each other. Read less
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What officiant services do you provide?
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious Ceremony, Single Religion Ceremony
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Christian (no denomination), Christian - Baptist, Christian - Catholic, Christian - Episcopalian, Christian - Lutheran, Christian - Methodist, Christian - Orthodox, Christian - Presbyterian, Christian - Quaker, Jewish
Can you accommodate the hearing impaired?
Yes
Are you willing to perform a ceremony at a non-religious site?
Yes, I can perform your ceremony at any site you select.
Are you flexible in the wording used throughout the ceremony, including the vows?
Yes, your ceremony is YOURS to create any way you wish!
Do you allow the couple to write their own vows, if desired?
Yes. Vows can be written by the couple and done read and repeat or personal (read to one another).
Do you have a list of readings pre-selected, from which the couple must choose?
Readings can be of your choice -- from poems, scriptures or any others of your liking.
Do you require that premarital counseling be done?
No. However, I am available to have sessions with couples if requested.
Are you willing to perform pre-ceremony rehearsals?
Yes, pending schedule, I work with couples to do rehearsals at the wedding site or at their rehearsal dinner location.

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Rev. Graf played a key role in making our wedding day truly special. He listened to us, got to know us and provided us with a personalized service that was exactly what we wanted and fit our personalities and our dreams to a tee. We couldn't have asked for anything more!
Rev. Graf played a key role in making our wedding day truly special. He listened to us, got to know us and provided us Read more...
Rev. Graf played a key role in making our wedding day truly special. He listened to us, got to know us and provided us with a personalized service that was exactly what we wanted and fit our personalities and our dreams to a tee. We couldn't have asked for anything more! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Listening to my couples is what I do BEST! As I learned from the first day that I became a Wedding Officiant -- The Bride & Groom should have THEIR WEDDING THEIR WAY!!! Glad I made your day extra special and personalized!!! Thanks for being you!
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Marci
Wedding:
11/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Reverend John's name seemed to always bring great praise from those in the industry who knew him. I can now say they did not do him justice. He loves what he does and it shows! His warm and humorous personality was just the right fit for what we wanted to make our ceremony beautiful and lighthearted. Several of our guests actually asked "where did you find him”?! He performs a lot of weddings, but the amazing thing about John is you always have his full attention. You know the people who you meet and feel like you've known forever, well that's John. The time he took to get to know us really brought a personal and special touch to our wedding that is priceless.
Reverend John's name seemed to always bring great praise from those in the industry who knew him. I can now say they did Read more...
Reverend John's name seemed to always bring great praise from those in the industry who knew him. I can now say they did not do him justice. He loves what he does and it shows! His warm and humorous personality was just the right fit for what we wanted to make our ceremony beautiful and lighthearted. Several of our guests actually asked "where did you find him”?! He performs a lot of weddings, but the amazing thing about John is you always have his full attention. You know the people who you meet and feel like you've known forever, well that's John. The time he took to get to know us really brought a personal and special touch to our wedding that is priceless. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Marci & Tom:

I am as good as the wedding couples that show the same love that I do to them! You both will hold a special place in my life and I look forward to continuing to be a part of your families. The Grove did you so well...boy was that Cocktail Reception I had the chance to attend SPECIAL!!! WOW!!! Have a wonderful holiday season and remember...KEEP ON LAUGHING & KEEP ON LOVING!!! Talk soon to schedule a post-wedding dinner together.
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Robyn
Wedding:
11/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev Graff performed our wedding ceremony.
He was helpful with the planning process and made our day so special. He was funny and made us feel relaxed during a time when the butterflies were flying. The ceremony was beutiful and warm and everything I had hoped.

Thank you ,
Robyn & Jimi Hollenstein
Rev Graff performed our wedding ceremony.
He was helpful with the planning process and made our day so special. He Read more...
Rev Graff performed our wedding ceremony.
He was helpful with the planning process and made our day so special. He was funny and made us feel relaxed during a time when the butterflies were flying. The ceremony was beutiful and warm and everything I had hoped.

Thank you ,
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Robyn & Jimi:

I am glad that I made your wedding day personal and special for you! Here's hoping that the beauty of "butterflies" remain with you throughout your marriage. I especially loved the large flock of "love birds" that gathered out on the field behind The Stoney Brook Grille -- it was so beautiful!!! KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!
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Jillian
Wedding:
10/18/2013
5.0/5.0
John is amazing, a pleasure to work with and overall just a wonderful person. He married my husband and we were blown away by how personal and heartfelt he made our ceremony. We received so many compliments about how touching our ceremony was and we owe that all to John! I would highly recommend his services to anyone and everyone!
John is amazing, a pleasure to work with and overall just a wonderful person. He married my husband and we were blown away Read more...
John is amazing, a pleasure to work with and overall just a wonderful person. He married my husband and we were blown away by how personal and heartfelt he made our ceremony. We received so many compliments about how touching our ceremony was and we owe that all to John! I would highly recommend his services to anyone and everyone! Read less
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Jillian & Brian:

Your wedding was a GRAND SLAM HOME RUN!!! From our very first meeting at Verve to the final dance at the wedding reception, I had a BALL working with you both!!! I look forward to many more fun times together. Thanks for allowing me to be such a special part of your wedding day!
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Jane
Wedding:
10/18/2013
5.0/5.0
We found Reverend John Graf through our venue, The Bridgwater Manor. He was nothing short of pleasant from the first time we spoke on the phone through the actual day of our event. He felt like an old friend after our very first meeting and we just knew we were in the right hands. He got to know us through and through and made our ceremony the beautiful, personalized, love filled wedding we had always dreamed of. We have received so many compliments on the many personal touches we had in our ceremony. There wasn't a single dull moment and everything flowed perfectly. I couldn't be any happier with our decision to use John as our officiant. He truly helped make our wedding day a memorable experience and I would recommend him to anyone a hundred times over!!
We found Reverend John Graf through our venue, The Bridgwater Manor. He was nothing short of pleasant from the first time Read more...
We found Reverend John Graf through our venue, The Bridgwater Manor. He was nothing short of pleasant from the first time we spoke on the phone through the actual day of our event. He felt like an old friend after our very first meeting and we just knew we were in the right hands. He got to know us through and through and made our ceremony the beautiful, personalized, love filled wedding we had always dreamed of. We have received so many compliments on the many personal touches we had in our ceremony. There wasn't a single dull moment and everything flowed perfectly. I couldn't be any happier with our decision to use John as our officiant. He truly helped make our wedding day a memorable experience and I would recommend him to anyone a hundred times over!! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Jane & Jim:

I can't thank you enough for being so wonderful to work with. I look forward to our continued friendship...I will always be here for you!

I will remind you of the special words that your Uncle read to you (sharing it now with other couples). I loved this reading:

Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always.
A promise...
Like a reward for persisting through life so long alone;
the belief in each other and the possibility of love;
a decision, to ignore or simply rise above the pain of the past;
the covenant, which at once binds two souls and yet severs prior ties; and the celebration of the chance taken and the challenge that lies ahead.

For two will always be stronger than one. Like a team, braced against the tempest's of the world.

And love will always be the guiding force in your lives.
For tonight is mere formality – only an announcement to the world of feelings long held.

Promises made long ago – in the sacred space of your hearts.

KEEP ON LAUGHING & KEEP ON LOVING!!!
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Stacy
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
John was excellent to work with! When we first met him, we immediately felt comfortable with him and knew we would be in good hands. Throughout the whole process he was always positive and helpful. I was a nervous bride the day of the wedding and as soon as he arrived I calmed down and knew he would make sure everything went smoothly. (It did!). My husband and I are from different faiths but John helped us to write a ceremony that combined both of our traditions.

Thank you, John for making our day so special!
John was excellent to work with! When we first met him, we immediately felt comfortable with him and knew we would be in Read more...
John was excellent to work with! When we first met him, we immediately felt comfortable with him and knew we would be in good hands. Throughout the whole process he was always positive and helpful. I was a nervous bride the day of the wedding and as soon as he arrived I calmed down and knew he would make sure everything went smoothly. (It did!). My husband and I are from different faiths but John helped us to write a ceremony that combined both of our traditions.

Thank you, John for making our day so special! Read less
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Stacy & Joe:

You were so much fun to work with and I had a blast at your wedding celebration! Thanks for the rave review and for being such great new friends. I look forward to seeing you down the road to have some more fun! Call me anytime! KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!!
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Kate
Wedding:
10/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Reverend Graf was amazing! He was so responsive, well versed and fun. He accommodated us along the way and was always felxible with our schedule. He wanted to get to know us as a couple so he was able to reflect that during our ceremony. He ended up marrying my in-laws just a few months before our wedding- by pur coincidence- and it made our whoe process personal. Reverend Graf let us- and helped us- tailor our ceremony so it reflected us as a couple and it really paid off in the end. We felt like our story was all over the personalized ceremony process he provided us. Would recommendh him again to anyone getting married. It is THE most important part of the day and having someone you trust is super important. Thank you!
Reverend Graf was amazing! He was so responsive, well versed and fun. He accommodated us along the way and was always Read more...
Reverend Graf was amazing! He was so responsive, well versed and fun. He accommodated us along the way and was always felxible with our schedule. He wanted to get to know us as a couple so he was able to reflect that during our ceremony. He ended up marrying my in-laws just a few months before our wedding- by pur coincidence- and it made our whoe process personal. Reverend Graf let us- and helped us- tailor our ceremony so it reflected us as a couple and it really paid off in the end. We felt like our story was all over the personalized ceremony process he provided us. Would recommendh him again to anyone getting married. It is THE most important part of the day and having someone you trust is super important. Thank you! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Kate & Jonathan:

I love being part of your wedding -- and your family! I hope you will stay in touch so we can continue our friendship.

I leave you and the other readers with the words from your own ceremony...a reading that says it all:

I can only give you love that lasts forever;
and a promise to be near each time you call;
and the only heart I own;
for you and you alone.

I can only give you walks in springtime;
and a hand to hold when leaves begin to fall;
and a love whose burning light will warm the winter’s night.

There are those I am sure who have told you they would give you the world for a toy.

All I have are these arms to enfold you;
and a love even time can never destroy.

If you’re wondering what I’m asking in return,
you’ll be glad to know my demands are small.
Say it’s me that you’ll adore, for now and evermore.

And, if you’re wondering what I’m asking in return,
you’ll be glad to know that my demands are small.
Say it’s me that you’ll adore, for now and evermore.

That’s all; that’s all.

Love you guys,

John "The Ministerman"
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Rob
Wedding:
9/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Reverend John did our wedding at the Bridgewater Manor in September. Our first meeting with him went very smoothly. We met at a convenient meeting place and reviewed ceremony options. He was on time and it was very easy to talk with him. It was very obvious at our rehearsal that Reverend John has done many weddings at the BM. He was very clear on where everyone needed to be and where they needed to go. We really liked the script that he does! Everything is listed in detail from beginning to end. Our guests commented on how nice the ceremony was. I have children from a previous marriage and my wife and I have a child, and the sand ceremony was a great way to symbolize the joining of all of us together. In summary, John was great and I would absolutely recommend him!
Reverend John did our wedding at the Bridgewater Manor in September. Our first meeting with him went very smoothly. We met Read more...
Reverend John did our wedding at the Bridgewater Manor in September. Our first meeting with him went very smoothly. We met at a convenient meeting place and reviewed ceremony options. He was on time and it was very easy to talk with him. It was very obvious at our rehearsal that Reverend John has done many weddings at the BM. He was very clear on where everyone needed to be and where they needed to go. We really liked the script that he does! Everything is listed in detail from beginning to end. Our guests commented on how nice the ceremony was. I have children from a previous marriage and my wife and I have a child, and the sand ceremony was a great way to symbolize the joining of all of us together. In summary, John was great and I would absolutely recommend him! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Joe & Janet:

Thank you for your kind words. I pride myself in being more than just a wedding officiant to my couples. I have worked hard these last 17 years to craft my wedding services and was glad that I was able to assist you in so many ways -- from the ceremony script to many other wedding tips. I had a blast attending your rehearsal dinner and getting to know you family personally and then attending your wedding reception and dancing the night away with so many of the professional Ballroom dancers I was sitting with. I'm ready for my audition for DANCING WITH THE STARS!!! HA-HA!!! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving and definitely stay in touch so we can schedule a time to get together to go out dancing!!!
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Vanessa
Wedding:
9/15/2013
5.0/5.0
30 characters is not enough to say all the great things we would like to say about Rev. John Graf. You will not be disappointed! Not one negative thing to say about him he's the best!
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30 characters is not enough to say all the great things we would like to say about Rev. John Graf. You will not be disappointed! Not one negative thing to say about him he's the best! Read less
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Vanessa & Ralph:

Well, I couldn't ask for a better rave review than this! Thanks again for taking the time to share your words of support to future brides and grooms! I look forward to seeing you guys in 2014 for a wedding anniversary reunion! Call me to set up a date!!!
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Janine
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
John was unbelievable!!!! He helped make our ceremony so special. With his guidance, he helped us create our personal ceremony. He is a very warm person and we liked him immediately. We communicated via email and had a few drafts of our ceremony before we found it to be perfect. Although we didn't know John for very long, you wouldn't have known that at our wedding. He got to know us in the short time before our wedding. Thanks John. You helped make our wedding so memorable.
John was unbelievable!!!! He helped make our ceremony so special. With his guidance, he helped us create our personal Read more...
John was unbelievable!!!! He helped make our ceremony so special. With his guidance, he helped us create our personal ceremony. He is a very warm person and we liked him immediately. We communicated via email and had a few drafts of our ceremony before we found it to be perfect. Although we didn't know John for very long, you wouldn't have known that at our wedding. He got to know us in the short time before our wedding. Thanks John. You helped make our wedding so memorable. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Janine & James:

The Madison Hotel was "magical" on your wedding day! Always remember the "memories" (song by Elvis Presley that you walked into) and the "Loving Cup" that you shared. Your life will be so much sweeter now that you have one another. Remember my credo: KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!! Stay in touch!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Not only did John help me marry the man I love but I also gained a friend during the process. Thank you again John!
Not only did John help me marry the man I love but I also gained a friend during the process. Thank you again John!
Not only did John help me marry the man I love but I also gained a friend during the process. Thank you again John! Read less
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Tony & Anthony:

I was thrilled to perform your CIVIL UNION....however, even more happy that I could pronounce you MARRIED the second time! Love has no boundaries and I know that you both will continue to show just how much your love to one another means to your family, your friends...and the world!!! I look forward to many more good times together!
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Jeanhee
Wedding:
9/6/2013
5.0/5.0
John is an absolute joy to work with and we were honored to share our wedding day with him. After meeting several officiants, we knew immediately that we were most comfortable with him because he understood the spirit of our relationship by reminding us to "keep on laughing and keep on loving," words that he continues to share with us and that we live by every day. He made our ceremony reflect our personalities - sweet and funny. Some of our best pictures were of us during our ceremony, laughing so hard we couldn't stand straight. Our family and guests admired and enjoyed the thoughtfulness he put into our ceremony as well. He's terrific.
John is an absolute joy to work with and we were honored to share our wedding day with him. After meeting several Read more...
John is an absolute joy to work with and we were honored to share our wedding day with him. After meeting several officiants, we knew immediately that we were most comfortable with him because he understood the spirit of our relationship by reminding us to "keep on laughing and keep on loving," words that he continues to share with us and that we live by every day. He made our ceremony reflect our personalities - sweet and funny. Some of our best pictures were of us during our ceremony, laughing so hard we couldn't stand straight. Our family and guests admired and enjoyed the thoughtfulness he put into our ceremony as well. He's terrific. Read less
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Jeanhee & Steve:

You certainly are my "model wedding couple" when it comes to my credo: KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!" I look at the wedding photos you sent to me (and even share them now with my other couples when I meet with them) to remind myself and show others what true love is! The smiles on your faces told the story on your wedding day...and for many more days together! Thanks for allowing me to be a "fun part" of your wedding ceremony at The beautiful Stockton Inn. Looking forward to a get together down the road. I am here for you always!
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Jojn
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
We were helpless and comfused before we we met with Reverand Graff. We had no idea about any of this wedding stuff. He hand held us through the process and took a HUGE chunk of stress off our plate. I could not reccommend him highly enough. Truly an amazing person who made our special day perfect.
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We were helpless and comfused before we we met with Reverand Graff. We had no idea about any of this wedding stuff. He hand held us through the process and took a HUGE chunk of stress off our plate. I could not reccommend him highly enough. Truly an amazing person who made our special day perfect. Read less
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Nancy & Jon:

I felt like family being a part of your wedding day! While I may of taken a lot of the stress off of you and kept you laughing, I really must tell you that becoming a "part of your family" (having previously married Jon's Sister & Bro-in-Law) made it that much more special for me. Thanks again for lots of fun! Looking forward to getting together to continue the celebration before the year is out. Call me to set a dinner date.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
He's very approachable and funny.. We feel comfortable talking to him.. Just tell him what you want and hel'll give it to you..
He's very approachable and funny.. We feel comfortable talking to him.. Just tell him what you want and hel'll give it to Read more...
He's very approachable and funny.. We feel comfortable talking to him.. Just tell him what you want and hel'll give it to you.. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Hey there! Thanks for the kind words! Don't know which Bride or Groom you are, but I am still grateful to have you a part of my life! Stay in touch. Love seeing my wedding couples from time to time to catch up! You can always get me at: ministerman@verizon.net
KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!!
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Kathleen
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev. Graf was the best officiant we could have had. He was responsive to our wishes and needs for our ceremony and made us feel so at ease. He truly made it a special ceremony for us.
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Rev. Graf was the best officiant we could have had. He was responsive to our wishes and needs for our ceremony and made us feel so at ease. He truly made it a special ceremony for us. Read less
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Kathy & Glenn (Spanky):

It was a real delight being part of your wedding experience -- from our first meeting at Scotchwood Diner to the fun-filled rehearsal dinner to the picture perfect wedding day! I look forward to sharing many more good times with you. Thanks for making me feel part of the family! See you down the road!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I couldn't find a Catholic Priest to do our Wedding outside the Church. My Golf Club had a list of Ministers to possibly choose from and luckily Rev.John was at the top of the list. We couldn't have been any happier with the beautiful ceremony he performed. We still receive compliments on the ceremony. Thank you Rev.John for everything.
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I couldn't find a Catholic Priest to do our Wedding outside the Church. My Golf Club had a list of Ministers to possibly choose from and luckily Rev.John was at the top of the list. We couldn't have been any happier with the beautiful ceremony he performed. We still receive compliments on the ceremony. Thank you Rev.John for everything. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

I love being at the TOP OF THE LIST at my wedding venues -- 22 of them in all! More importantly, I love being "tops" with my wedding couples. I am so happy that I was able to give you ALL THAT (Catholic themed wedding ceremony) and more for your special day! Thanks again for allowing me to be part of your life. KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!
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Ashley
Wedding:
6/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Hands down the best officiant we could have asked to marry us on our special day. Not only is Rev. Graf an amazing officiant but he is an amazing person. When looking at wedding venues, we were not surprise to see majority of them recommend Rev. Graf as their most frequently used officiant. It was a no brainer for Billy and me; Rev. Graf is a long time family friend and performed my cousins' wedding ceremony. In my young years of attending a wedding I remember thinking how special Rev. Graf contributed to making their wedding memorable with such personal touches. He went above and beyond when it came to getting to know us as a couple in order to add those personal touches we wanted. Billy and I hadn't even walked into our reception before our guest ran up to us, raving about how beautiful our ceremony was. We cannot thank Rev. Graf enough for being a part of our special day and for being so attentive. He not only helped us with ceremony details but gave suggestions when it came to vendors and prices for the world of wedding planning. To have Rev. Graf perform your ceremony is to know that one detail of your wedding is completely taken care of. And for any bride, that's a huge weight lifted!
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Hands down the best officiant we could have asked to marry us on our special day. Not only is Rev. Graf an amazing officiant but he is an amazing person. When looking at wedding venues, we were not surprise to see majority of them recommend Rev. Graf as their most frequently used officiant. It was a no brainer for Billy and me; Rev. Graf is a long time family friend and performed my cousins' wedding ceremony. In my young years of attending a wedding I remember thinking how special Rev. Graf contributed to making their wedding memorable with such personal touches. He went above and beyond when it came to getting to know us as a couple in order to add those personal touches we wanted. Billy and I hadn't even walked into our reception before our guest ran up to us, raving about how beautiful our ceremony was. We cannot thank Rev. Graf enough for being a part of our special day and for being so attentive. He not only helped us with ceremony details but gave suggestions when it came to vendors and prices for the world of wedding planning. To have Rev. Graf perform your ceremony is to know that one detail of your wedding is completely taken care of. And for any bride, that's a huge weight lifted! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Ashley & Bill:

We will always be family! From my childhood days with your Father (Rich) to the 2013 wedding day, I will cherish all of those good times. Thanks for such a personal review. It certainly told the true story of who I am and what I mean to my couples. Every single couple I come into contact with becomes part of my family! Keep in touch and let's plan a get together in 2014. Love ya's!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Reverend Graf was remarkable on our wedding day. We absolutely loved our ceremony- he really gave a genuine, enthusiastic, personal ceremony. My husband's two brothers are now using him too!
Reverend Graf was remarkable on our wedding day. We absolutely loved our ceremony- he really gave a genuine, enthusiastic, Read more...
Reverend Graf was remarkable on our wedding day. We absolutely loved our ceremony- he really gave a genuine, enthusiastic, personal ceremony. My husband's two brothers are now using him too! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

I am thrilled to be part of your family and being able to marry you both -- and the other Brothers -- means the world to me! Thanks again for allowing me to be part of your wedding day. Please stay in touch...I love to be reunited with my couples. I am here for you anytime! KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!!
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Stephen
Wedding:
6/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Easy to work with...down to earth..great sense of humor...highly recommend his services!!!
Easy to work with...down to earth..great sense of humor...highly recommend his services!!!
Easy to work with...down to earth..great sense of humor...highly recommend his services!!! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Kayla & Stephen:

It's been a real pleasure being a part of your family -- having married both of you, as well as Tommy & Kristen; and baptizing your Son -- Christian. It gives me great joy to bring some happiness into families lives! Thanks again for making me feel so welcomed into the family! See you soon!
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Melissa
Wedding:
5/26/2013
5.0/5.0
John was such a pleasure to work with. He tailored the ceremony to fit us perfectly and it was beautiful. Really took the time to get to know us and everyone was raving about it!
John was such a pleasure to work with. He tailored the ceremony to fit us perfectly and it was beautiful. Really took the Read more...
John was such a pleasure to work with. He tailored the ceremony to fit us perfectly and it was beautiful. Really took the time to get to know us and everyone was raving about it! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Melissa & Glenn:

If I were a tailor, I would certainly say that you both "fit together" like a perfect suit...You suit one another so much! Thanks for allowing me to be a special part of your wedding day! Stay in touch!
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Dan
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
He is an amazing officiant! He was so helpful and kind during the process of creating our vows, and his delivery of the ceremony we chose could not have been better! Most of our engaged friends have now been asking us if they can also have him as their officiant. :)
He is an amazing officiant! He was so helpful and kind during the process of creating our vows, and his delivery of the Read more...
He is an amazing officiant! He was so helpful and kind during the process of creating our vows, and his delivery of the ceremony we chose could not have been better! Most of our engaged friends have now been asking us if they can also have him as their officiant. :) Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Dan & Suzy:

Keep those weddings coming! Ha-Ha!! I'm going to have to hire you folks as my wedding referal consultants!!! I am truly glad that you both came into my life. I am serious when I say that I hope you will continue to keep me part of your family. I can be the "crazy" and "funny" Uncle John...aka "The Ministerman."
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Suzette
Wedding:
4/6/2013
5.0/5.0
He was awesome! Very kind and helpful. Treated us like friends not clients. We look forward to seeing him at all of our friends weddings too, as they all wish to have him there as well!
He was awesome! Very kind and helpful. Treated us like friends not clients. We look forward to seeing him at all of our Read more...
He was awesome! Very kind and helpful. Treated us like friends not clients. We look forward to seeing him at all of our friends weddings too, as they all wish to have him there as well! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Suzy & Dan:

Your wedding was one to remember. I am still using your "Hand Ceremony" words (with the hand imprints in clay) as a sample wedding sent to all my new couples. I truly enjoyed being a part of your wedding day and your life. I look forward to seeing you both at future weddings...and hopefully you'll invite me to some family functions (future baby birthday parties...hint-hint)!!! Ha-Ha!!!
Thanks again!
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Lauren
Wedding:
3/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Re. Graf is truly a unique soul who is able to create a ceremony unique as the love shared that he is celebrating, I am honored he has done my sister's, and best friends weddings, I knew he was the perfect man for the job.
Re. Graf is truly a unique soul who is able to create a ceremony unique as the love shared that he is celebrating, I am Read more...
Re. Graf is truly a unique soul who is able to create a ceremony unique as the love shared that he is celebrating, I am honored he has done my sister's, and best friends weddings, I knew he was the perfect man for the job. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Lauren & Jesse:

Your wedding will certainly make a chapter in my upcoming "tell-all wedding adventure" book!!! The wedding ceremony setting in Somerville's New Cemetery was second to none as far as the almost 3,000 wedding venues I have performed at -- and was as "spirited" as it comes! I love you both -- and your family members -- and will always be there for you! Thanks again!
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Danielle
Wedding:
11/9/2012
5.0/5.0
John Graf was a wonderful officiant for our interfaith ceremony. He came recommended to me by a co-worker and then I attended two other weddings this year officiated by him. John was very responsive via phone and email. For our first meeting he was flexible with time and location! As the wedding approached my husband and I ran into some issues with his mother and John was great in helping us through it. He gave me several sample ceremonies to assist in creating our personalized ceremony. During the wedding itself he was phenomenal. We got many compliments on how great he was! Highly recommended to anyone looking for an engaging and personalized wedding ceremony.
John Graf was a wonderful officiant for our interfaith ceremony. He came recommended to me by a co-worker and then I Read more...
John Graf was a wonderful officiant for our interfaith ceremony. He came recommended to me by a co-worker and then I attended two other weddings this year officiated by him. John was very responsive via phone and email. For our first meeting he was flexible with time and location! As the wedding approached my husband and I ran into some issues with his mother and John was great in helping us through it. He gave me several sample ceremonies to assist in creating our personalized ceremony. During the wedding itself he was phenomenal. We got many compliments on how great he was! Highly recommended to anyone looking for an engaging and personalized wedding ceremony. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Danielle & Scott:

I can't thank you enough for allowing me to be a special part of your wedding day. The trials and tribulations that led up to that wonderful day I know was well worth are the hard work. You both are so in love...remember my words of advice -- KEEP ON LAUGHING & KEEP ON LOVING!!! Stay in touch!
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Vincent & Andrea
Wedding:
10/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Rev. John Graf, Jr. was an amazing officiant for our wedding ceremony. He met with us several months prior to our wedding day. Rev. Graf made us feel comfortable from the first moment we met, and was very interested in getting to know us and our preferences. Our ceremony was very important to us, and Rev. Graf captured the essence of what we wanted. He provided us with a personalized, spiritual, and very romantic ceremony that lasted about 35 minutes. It was perfectly timed, so that guests remained interested and emotionally involved. We could not have imagined what a fairytale wedding ceremony he would provide us with, and we continue to hear stellar reviews from our guests. We consider, Rev. John Graf, Jr., to have been such an integral part of our wedding, that the ceremony would not have been the same without his participation! We will always be grateful that we found Rev. Graf, and that he officiated on our special day! We would highly recommend his services and will utilize them for all our future needs!
Rev. John Graf, Jr. was an amazing officiant for our wedding ceremony. He met with us several months prior to our wedding Read more...
Rev. John Graf, Jr. was an amazing officiant for our wedding ceremony. He met with us several months prior to our wedding day. Rev. Graf made us feel comfortable from the first moment we met, and was very interested in getting to know us and our preferences. Our ceremony was very important to us, and Rev. Graf captured the essence of what we wanted. He provided us with a personalized, spiritual, and very romantic ceremony that lasted about 35 minutes. It was perfectly timed, so that guests remained interested and emotionally involved. We could not have imagined what a fairytale wedding ceremony he would provide us with, and we continue to hear stellar reviews from our guests. We consider, Rev. John Graf, Jr., to have been such an integral part of our wedding, that the ceremony would not have been the same without his participation! We will always be grateful that we found Rev. Graf, and that he officiated on our special day! We would highly recommend his services and will utilize them for all our future needs! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Andrea & Vincent:

I could not have made the words ring true without the love that the two of you share for one another. I have been performing wedding ceremonies for over 15 years (2000 plus weddings) and the moments (from our first meeting to the actual wedding day) of joy you gave me will be remembered for a lifetime.

I look forward to continuing our friendship as your marriage grows and grows and grows!!! Remember...KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!! Thanks for your kinds words!
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Christa
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
We were very pleased that we went with John Graf as our wedding officiant. We felt very comfortable with him at our initial meeting and decided to look no further. We chose to have a non-religious ceremony and John crafted a personalized ceremony that both of our families of different faiths loved. So many people at our wedding commented on what a beautiful ceremony it was.

John was a pleasure to work with and we would highly recommend him!
We were very pleased that we went with John Graf as our wedding officiant. We felt very comfortable with him at our Read more...
We were very pleased that we went with John Graf as our wedding officiant. We felt very comfortable with him at our initial meeting and decided to look no further. We chose to have a non-religious ceremony and John crafted a personalized ceremony that both of our families of different faiths loved. So many people at our wedding commented on what a beautiful ceremony it was.

John was a pleasure to work with and we would highly recommend him! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Christa & Brett:

Thank you for trusting me in delivering the words that united you as husband and wife. I know that your first two months together as Mr. & Mrs. Casper is just the beginning of a long and loving life together. You made my job so easy to do -- it was so much fun working with you from day one!!!

The Park Savoy gave you a magical day -- may the magic continue for you every day! KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!!
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Allison
Wedding:
10/12/2012
5.0/5.0
Our wedding ceremony was absolutely beautiful, personal, and absolutely perfect. John is amazing and I could not have asked for a better minister. We have gotten so many compliments on how wonderful our ceremony was. It was perfect. Thanks so so much John!
Our wedding ceremony was absolutely beautiful, personal, and absolutely perfect. John is amazing and I could not have Read more...
Our wedding ceremony was absolutely beautiful, personal, and absolutely perfect. John is amazing and I could not have asked for a better minister. We have gotten so many compliments on how wonderful our ceremony was. It was perfect. Thanks so so much John! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Words can't even express the way I feel about you both. You know how special you are to me and I look forward to a lifetime of more good times together! KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING! See you soon!!! Thanks for sending Patty & Chris to me for their August 30, 2013 wedding!!!
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Sean
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
We can ONLY highly recommend Rev, John Graf. We contacted John, after deciding to get married. From the initial meeting through our wedding day, he made every phase easy, making valuable suggestions, based on his years of experience. Through several pre-wedding meetings he discovered personal items about us that he elegantly weaved into the ceremony.

We can only give John our highest support, based on his skill as an officiant, kindness, willingness to both suggest and listen. We have recommended him to friends for their weddings and will continue to do so. Excellence never goes out of style.
We can ONLY highly recommend Rev, John Graf. We contacted John, after deciding to get married. From the initial meeting Read more...
We can ONLY highly recommend Rev, John Graf. We contacted John, after deciding to get married. From the initial meeting through our wedding day, he made every phase easy, making valuable suggestions, based on his years of experience. Through several pre-wedding meetings he discovered personal items about us that he elegantly weaved into the ceremony.

We can only give John our highest support, based on his skill as an officiant, kindness, willingness to both suggest and listen. We have recommended him to friends for their weddings and will continue to do so. Excellence never goes out of style. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Sean & Sharon:

Working with you both was a REAL PLEASURE! The laughs we shared from our first meeting at Verve, second meeting and Verve and post wedding social time at Verve (I guess Verve of Somerville is our getaway place) told the real story of our friendship and relationship. Planning your wedding was a real joy thanks to the joy that you shared with one another.

On a side note, I just got word that Sean has been dealing with some medical issues. Please know that you both are in my thoughts and prayers. Get well soon so we can hook up at Verve! Love you so much!
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Crystal
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
John Graf did a great job preparing us for our wedding. Unfortunately on the day of our wedding, he had a medical emergency and was unable to officiate but he had one of his associates in his place. The associate was great and well prepared. Very happy with his services!
John Graf did a great job preparing us for our wedding. Unfortunately on the day of our wedding, he had a medical Read more...
John Graf did a great job preparing us for our wedding. Unfortunately on the day of our wedding, he had a medical emergency and was unable to officiate but he had one of his associates in his place. The associate was great and well prepared. Very happy with his services! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Crystal & Nick:

Thank you again for allowing me the opportunity to work with you on your May wedding at The Olde Mill Inn. While I was unable to actually perform the wedding for you due to my illness, I am blessed to have numerous Associate Ministers working for me that are able to perform first class service. I was so thrilled to hear that Rev. Cash was able to step in for me and give you everything and more. I wish you the very best for a life time of happiness together! Thanks again!
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Jayme
Wedding:
9/2/2011
5.0/5.0
Rev. Graf is simply perfect for your wedding day! I read his bio on his website by chance after simply googling wedding officiants in NJ (honestly) and didn't meet with anyone else...I just knew he was our guy :) My husband I met him several times for dinner prior to our wedding to get to know each other which meant a lot to us...He is so professional and so much fun to get to know. I cannot imagine our wedding day without him. People still tell us now, even two years later, how much fun he was and what a great job he did with our ceremony. He is so relatable and not intimidating at all...I know that may sound strange to some of you for me to say that, but not being a super religious person, I was afraid of what it would be like to have an Officiant and get married NOT in a church...he made us feel like we had known him for years and has become a true friend and advisor to us. He also guided us through the legal processes for licensure and all of the things you may not know about (like I didn't ). He writes beautifully and will truly personalize your ceremony to make it unique and meaningful to you and your future spouse :) He was so accommodating and patient with me as I sent him multiple drafts and changed my mind many times over the course of our planning...he is genuinely out to please the couples he works with to help make their day as special as possible...Bonus--if you want him to throw in a few one liners to calm your nerves as you are standing in front of your family and friends, he will with natural ease and sincerity....what else could you ask for?! Five stars :)
Rev. Graf is simply perfect for your wedding day! I read his bio on his website by chance after simply googling wedding Read more...
Rev. Graf is simply perfect for your wedding day! I read his bio on his website by chance after simply googling wedding officiants in NJ (honestly) and didn't meet with anyone else...I just knew he was our guy :) My husband I met him several times for dinner prior to our wedding to get to know each other which meant a lot to us...He is so professional and so much fun to get to know. I cannot imagine our wedding day without him. People still tell us now, even two years later, how much fun he was and what a great job he did with our ceremony. He is so relatable and not intimidating at all...I know that may sound strange to some of you for me to say that, but not being a super religious person, I was afraid of what it would be like to have an Officiant and get married NOT in a church...he made us feel like we had known him for years and has become a true friend and advisor to us. He also guided us through the legal processes for licensure and all of the things you may not know about (like I didn't ). He writes beautifully and will truly personalize your ceremony to make it unique and meaningful to you and your future spouse :) He was so accommodating and patient with me as I sent him multiple drafts and changed my mind many times over the course of our planning...he is genuinely out to please the couples he works with to help make their day as special as possible...Bonus--if you want him to throw in a few one liners to calm your nerves as you are standing in front of your family and friends, he will with natural ease and sincerity....what else could you ask for?! Five stars :) Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Jayme & Matt:

WOW, and double WOW!!! As your wedding processional song sang: JUST THE WAY YOU ARE by Bruno Mars...I will always be "Just the way I am!!! Thanks for being such a great wedding couple and even better friends for a lifetime! Let's do dinner soon!
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Jennifer
Wedding:
8/21/2011
5.0/5.0
John Graf was amazing!! We renewed our vows for our family and friends after my husband returned home from deployment in Afghanistan. I planned our ceremony from across the country since he is stationed in San Diego. John was very accessible and prompt on returning calls. Also, he understood our story and translated it amazingly!! I would highly recommend him!!!
John Graf was amazing!! We renewed our vows for our family and friends after my husband returned home from deployment in Read more...
John Graf was amazing!! We renewed our vows for our family and friends after my husband returned home from deployment in Afghanistan. I planned our ceremony from across the country since he is stationed in San Diego. John was very accessible and prompt on returning calls. Also, he understood our story and translated it amazingly!! I would highly recommend him!!! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Jennifer & Chris:

It was such an honor for me to be part of your wedding. I pride myself on being available for the servicemen and women that fight for our Country. The renewal of your vows at The Olde Mill Inn was truly special. Thanks for allowing me to be part of your day -- and your life. I hope to catch up down the road when you're in NJ again. Happy holidays!
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Michelle
Wedding:
4/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Reverend John was AWESOME! The first time we met with him in person, I knew right away he was the perfect fit for us! His services were provided within the Viva Las Vegas package we purchased from the Bridgewater Manor, where John is the "house officiant".

John's personality was a perfect fit for my husband and I! He was friendly, outgoing, and has an upbeat, goofy personality, with a serious side for his line of business! Rev. John was a wonderful mentor in the aspect of guiding my husband and I down the right path to create a personalized ceremony for our wedding day! He respected our choices to have a non-religious ceremony, and allowed our children to participate as much as they wanted.

Our wedding ceremony was beautiful, and it appeared that Rev. John had recited the whole ceremony, as I do not remember him reading from a paper at all! That in itself, made the ceremony much more personalized to both of us!

Thank you Rev. John for giving us a beautiful ceremony, and a memory of our love for each other!
Reverend John was AWESOME! The first time we met with him in person, I knew right away he was the perfect fit for us! His Read more...
Reverend John was AWESOME! The first time we met with him in person, I knew right away he was the perfect fit for us! His services were provided within the Viva Las Vegas package we purchased from the Bridgewater Manor, where John is the "house officiant".

John's personality was a perfect fit for my husband and I! He was friendly, outgoing, and has an upbeat, goofy personality, with a serious side for his line of business! Rev. John was a wonderful mentor in the aspect of guiding my husband and I down the right path to create a personalized ceremony for our wedding day! He respected our choices to have a non-religious ceremony, and allowed our children to participate as much as they wanted.

Our wedding ceremony was beautiful, and it appeared that Rev. John had recited the whole ceremony, as I do not remember him reading from a paper at all! That in itself, made the ceremony much more personalized to both of us!

Thank you Rev. John for giving us a beautiful ceremony, and a memory of our love for each other! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Just saw this review and all I can say is THANK YOU for being you (and for the kind words). I loved being part of your special day and becoming part of your family.

Remember...KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!

Rev. John
The Ministerman
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Sandy
Wedding:
10/15/2010
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough great things about Reverend Graf! He is quick witted, comforting, and an all around amazing guy! Reverend Graf, really went above and beyond for our wedding ceremony! He makes it his job to make sure you love everything about your ceremony.

We had a few changes, ok well a LOT of changes with family members and he was kind enough to send me updated ceremony details each time.

The day of the wedding reverend Graf was there early, got the wedding certificate info out of the way and was there to support us every step of the way! When you are nervous it is nice to have a caring and compassionate per on there to comfort you.

Thanks again for everything Rev. Graf!!
I cannot say enough great things about Reverend Graf! He is quick witted, comforting, and an all around amazing guy! Read more...
I cannot say enough great things about Reverend Graf! He is quick witted, comforting, and an all around amazing guy! Reverend Graf, really went above and beyond for our wedding ceremony! He makes it his job to make sure you love everything about your ceremony.

We had a few changes, ok well a LOT of changes with family members and he was kind enough to send me updated ceremony details each time.

The day of the wedding reverend Graf was there early, got the wedding certificate info out of the way and was there to support us every step of the way! When you are nervous it is nice to have a caring and compassionate per on there to comfort you.

Thanks again for everything Rev. Graf!! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Hey there! I just saw this review and can't thank you enough! It was a real pleasure to be part of your wedding day! Stay in touch!

Remember...KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!

Rev. John
The Ministerman
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Lisa
Wedding:
8/13/2010
5.0/5.0
John was wonderful officiating our wedding. He was very attentive and catered to our needs of a blended family. His attention to detail and the ideas he had to specialize our ceremony were wonderful. I am proud to call him a friend.
John was wonderful officiating our wedding. He was very attentive and catered to our needs of a blended family. His Read more...
John was wonderful officiating our wedding. He was very attentive and catered to our needs of a blended family. His attention to detail and the ideas he had to specialize our ceremony were wonderful. I am proud to call him a friend. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Lisa & Mike -- and Kids:

This was truly a "family" wedding with the joining together of two special families -- the kids were so excited -- as were my bride & groom! I had fun getting to know you both and look forward to more dinners together. Thanks again for everything!
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Diane
Wedding:
4/26/2008
5.0/5.0
In March of 2007, while searching for the perfect venue for our wedding, we came across the Olde Mill Inn at Basking Ridge and decided to check it out. We stopped in and were lucky to be given an impromptu tour. There was a wedding ceremony already in progress, so very quietly, we peeked through the French doors of the Washington Ballroom and listened. The officiant sounded so genuinely warm and friendly that we thought for sure that he must be a close friend or family member of the happy couple. We also heard peals of laughter. It sounded like a fun wedding. We found out that the officiant was Rev. John Graf, Jr. and we knew right then and there that we wanted him to do our wedding! We set up a meeting with him right away and were very taken with his outgoing personality. We were very happy to have him perform our wedding in April of 2008. He personalized our ceremony to make it uniquely ours. John Graf made our wedding day very memorable and fun. He will be a friend of ours forever.
--Diane and Anthony Sepkowski, April 26, 2008, The Olde Mill Inn at Basking Ridge, New Jersey
In March of 2007, while searching for the perfect venue for our wedding, we came across the Olde Mill Inn at Basking Ridge Read more...
In March of 2007, while searching for the perfect venue for our wedding, we came across the Olde Mill Inn at Basking Ridge and decided to check it out. We stopped in and were lucky to be given an impromptu tour. There was a wedding ceremony already in progress, so very quietly, we peeked through the French doors of the Washington Ballroom and listened. The officiant sounded so genuinely warm and friendly that we thought for sure that he must be a close friend or family member of the happy couple. We also heard peals of laughter. It sounded like a fun wedding. We found out that the officiant was Rev. John Graf, Jr. and we knew right then and there that we wanted him to do our wedding! We set up a meeting with him right away and were very taken with his outgoing personality. We were very happy to have him perform our wedding in April of 2008. He personalized our ceremony to make it uniquely ours. John Graf made our wedding day very memorable and fun. He will be a friend of ours forever.
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

WOW! WOW! WOW!!!

I am so grateful to have met you both back in 2008 and even more grateful that you continue to be part of my life -- friends forever!

This review means the world to me and proves what I tell my couples -- I LOVE WHAT I DO AND I DO WHAT I LOVE!!!

And remember guys -- KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!
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Mindy & Phaiboon
Wedding:
8/17/2007
5.0/5.0
John married me and my husband at Bridgewater manor in 2007. He has been a friend ever since and has married quite a few of my friends. I have a wedding this Saturday the I reconmended him for and another in September. I can't wait to see him! He is always there for us and I know he always will be. A true friend for life! Thanks John <3
John married me and my husband at Bridgewater manor in 2007. He has been a friend ever since and has married quite a few Read more...
John married me and my husband at Bridgewater manor in 2007. He has been a friend ever since and has married quite a few of my friends. I have a wedding this Saturday the I reconmended him for and another in September. I can't wait to see him! He is always there for us and I know he always will be. A true friend for life! Thanks John <3 Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Mindy & Boon:

Now that was one fun wedding for sure!!! August 17, 2007 seems like just yesterday for me. Thanks for allowing me to be a part of your wedding day and your circle of friends. Gotta dance the night away at the upcoming weddings we will be at together!!! The Ministerman rocks!
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Jaime and Jesse
Wedding:
5/14/2006
5.0/5.0
John Graf is not only a wonderful minister, but a wonderful man. I had known him for years before I married, maybe even before I met my husband in 2002. He married my Godmother in 2000 as well. So while planning all the important wedding details, there was no question who we would choose to officiate. The MinisterMan!!! My whole family was excited. My ceremony was beautiful and totally us!!! That is all because of John. Any couple would be so lucky to have this man officiate their marriage.
John Graf is not only a wonderful minister, but a wonderful man. I had known him for years before I married, maybe even Read more...
John Graf is not only a wonderful minister, but a wonderful man. I had known him for years before I married, maybe even before I met my husband in 2002. He married my Godmother in 2000 as well. So while planning all the important wedding details, there was no question who we would choose to officiate. The MinisterMan!!! My whole family was excited. My ceremony was beautiful and totally us!!! That is all because of John. Any couple would be so lucky to have this man officiate their marriage. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

As I sang to you on your wedding day..."How the world can change; it can change like that; due to one little word MARRIED! See a Palace rise, from a two-room flat, due to one little word MARRIED!

Here's knowing that your MARRIAGE will be a joyful and gleeful lifetime together. KEEP ON LAUGHING AND KEEP ON LOVING!!!

Thanks again!
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Joe & Janet
Wedding:
10/27/2013
4.9/5.0
John was great. He also provided usefull helpful-hints along the way.
John was great. He also provided usefull helpful-hints along the way.
John was great. He also provided usefull helpful-hints along the way. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Janet & Joe:

Thanks so much for lots of fun...I enjoyed dancing the night away with all those great dancer friends of yours! The Ministerman danced the night away! Hope to talk again soon and get together for a dance night out!
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jvis0606
Wedding:
6/20/2009
4.9/5.0
Excellent all around. Cannot go wrong with John. Pleasant, friendly, caring, and does a superb job.
Excellent all around. Cannot go wrong with John. Pleasant, friendly, caring, and does a superb job.
Excellent all around. Cannot go wrong with John. Pleasant, friendly, caring, and does a superb job. Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Hope you are doing well. I'll always remember you guys...You were a blast to work with. Thanks again for the kind words!

Rev. John
The MInisterman
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Othilia
Wedding:
6/16/2013
4.8/5.0
Rev. John was amazing. It was his birthday on our wedding day which he could have blocked for himself but he went out of his way to officiate our wedding. All of our guests were amazed how special the ceremony was, and my groom and I couldn't be any happier. He made everything so easy, even the coordinating. We couldn't have chosen anybody else to officiate our wedding other than Rev John. We love him!!!!
Rev. John was amazing. It was his birthday on our wedding day which he could have blocked for himself but he went out of Read more...
Rev. John was amazing. It was his birthday on our wedding day which he could have blocked for himself but he went out of his way to officiate our wedding. All of our guests were amazed how special the ceremony was, and my groom and I couldn't be any happier. He made everything so easy, even the coordinating. We couldn't have chosen anybody else to officiate our wedding other than Rev John. We love him!!!! Read less
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Ceremonial Weddings, Inc. responded with the following comments:

Ethel & Jayson:

You made me feel like "family" from day one and I had the best 55th Birthday celebration seeing the joy that I brought to you both -- and your family and friends. Let's celebrate my 56th Birthday in 2014 and reunite for a night out. Call me to set up a dinner date. Thanks again! -- Rev. John

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