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Ceremonies from the Heart

Metro Ny Area , NY
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Congratulations, best wishes and much joy to you in planning your wedding! Your decision to marry is... Read more
Greetings,
Many thanks for stopping by on my Wedding Wire website!

Congratulations, best wishes and much joy to you in planning your wedding! Your decision to marry is one of the most important decisions of your life!

Planning a wedding involves many choices and decisions and, although this process can be a bit daunting at times, it is one of life’s most glorious and happy times. So, try to relax and enjoy sharing the process of planning and making decisions. This is a process that ultimately has the potential to deepen your relationship and bring both of you even closer to each other!

Wouldn’t you love to be married with a deeply meaningful wedding ceremony that focuses on you and the beauty of your love for each other?

My goal in working with couples is to create and officiate a beautiful, romantic, personalized ceremony. I will work with the two of you personally with much care and attention so that I can capture the beauty of your love for each other in your ceremony. All couples radiate their own special blend of magic and, in getting to know a bit about the two of you, I will seek to discover your unique magic. so that on your wedding day, while officiating your marriage, I can not only reflect this magic back to you, but convey it to all of your attending family and friends. Personalized ceremonies create heart to heart connections amongst all those present. This in turn leads to a flow of inter-interconnectedness, warmth, love & harmony amongst all.

A FEW MORE THINGS ABOUT ME:

I HAVE HAD 11 YEARS OF EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE AS A WEDDING MINISTER.

My experience as an ordained interfaith minister reaches around the globe. I have had the honor of working with over 1,500 couples coming not only from New York City, Upstate New York, Connecticut & New Jersey but also with many couples coming to NYC to be married, or to renew their vows from other parts of the world & USA. This includes an array of faiths, nationalities, and ethnic and racial backgrounds.

I EMBRACE ALL

I embrace all races, cultural backgrounds, faiths, and religions: secular, atheist, interfaith, spiritual paths and of course gay/same-sex couples. No matter what your beliefs or backgrounds, I would love to create an extraordinary ceremony for you that eloquently expresses your love and your beliefs.

MY ENTHUSIASTIC, CARING & COMPASSIONATE NATURE COMBINED WITH MY EXPERIENCE

My extensive experience combined with my enthusiastic, caring & compassionate nature enables me to skillfully craft & officiate unique, loving & personalized wedding ceremonies with any of the above combinations.

THREE YEAR WINNER OF WEDDING WIRE'S TM BRIDE’S CHOICE AWARDS

I Have Been The Winner of Wedding Wire’s Bride’s/Couple’s Choice Awards TM for the Past 3 Years: 2012, 2013 & 2014 Do have a look at my Wedding Wire Reviews to see what couples have to say about me.

WILL TRAVEL TO YOUR LOCATION:

I will travel to the location of your choice in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York City & Metro & Upstate New York.

I HAVE AMAZING OPTIONS AND IDEAS TO SUGGEST TO YOU:

I have an amazing selection of beautiful options & ideas to choose from. These include: Inner-ceremonial rituals such as the Unity Candle, The Sand Ceremony, Ring Ceremonies, Hand Fasting, American Indian Rituals, Sprinkling of Rose Petals, Mother’s Rose Ceremony, Father’s Watch Ceremony, Wine Ceremony, Memory Box Ceremony, The Stone Ceremony, These are The Hands, Celtic Loving Cup, The Breaking of the Glass, The Ketubah, Honoring Deceased, Honoring Parents and many more. I also have a wonderful selection of beautiful wedding poetry along with readings from sacred texts & literature. If you'd like, we can include your personal “Love Story:” The story of how you met, how your relationship evolved, milestone memories/moments and some of the things you amire most in each other. Do note that although your friends and family might know how you met, they are usually thrilled to hear ydour special story told in your wedding ceremony!

FREE CONSULTATION

I offer all couples a Free Consultation which includes helping them figure out what type of ceremony they wish to have. Many couples have no idea what type of ceremony they wish to have. If this is the case with you, I will help you figure this out so that by the time we are finished with your consultation you will have a clear idea of what sort of ceremony you wish to have. You will also be inspired & excited by all of the beautiful ceremonial options I will explain to you.

Give me a call or email; I would be so delighted to hear from you and to set up your free consultation which can be on SKYPE or in person.

Phone: 914-799-5279 Email: ceremonies4u@gmail.com

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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What officiant services do you provide?
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious Ceremony, Single Religion Ceremony
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Buddhist, Christian (no denomination), Christian - Anglican, Christian - Baptist, Christian - Catholic, Christian - Episcopalian, Christian - Lutheran, Christian - Methodist, Christian - Mormon, Christian - Orthodox, Christian - Presbyterian, Christian - Quaker, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Muslim, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist
Can you accommodate the hearing impaired?
Yes
Are you willing to perform a ceremony at a non-religious site?
Always. Will travel to the couple's location of choice.
What is your attire for the ceremony?
Black or white clergy gown or long black dressy pants or skirt with black jacket.
 I am also happy to let couples decide whether they wish for me to wear a clergy gown or my black pants/skirt and jacket.
Are you flexible in the wording used throughout the ceremony, including the vows?
I give couples complete choice in wording and offer many choices. My goal is to create a ceremony that reflects a couple's beliefs in love, life & spirit.
 I will also write the couple's "Love Story" into their ceremony if they wish.
 "Love Story" is a short part about how they met and/or special things about their relationship.
Do you allow the couple to write their own vows, if desired?
Yes, and I offer support, information/ideas to inspire couples in writing their own vows.
Do you have a list of readings pre-selected, from which the couple must choose?
I offer readings, poems, rituals, prayers & vows from an amazing selection of each. I also encourage couples to include anything they wish.
 
 The above offerings include religious, non-religious & spiritual choices from literature and sacred texts that relate to marriage.
How long are your ceremonies?
Length of ceremony is ultimately up to the couple. I start by asking them how long they want their ceremony to be and from there we aim to keep it at the length they wish. I suggest not going over 30 minutes. Wedding guests usually love personalized ceremonies but after about 30 minutes they are anxious to start partying. However, I'm always happy to do more than 30 minutes if couples prefer.
Do you require that premarital counseling be done?
I do not require premarital counseling but I am always happy to offer it as well as to refer couples to other counseling resources.
Are you willing to perform pre-ceremony rehearsals?
Yes
Do you supply a sound system?
Yes, for an extra $60. My sound system includes 2 speakers and runs on battery or electric current.

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Paul / Greg
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11/18/2014
5.0/5.0
She was the most amazing person and fantastic reverend. She made our wedding so so special. Thank you for being part of our special day. :)
She was the most amazing person and fantastic reverend. She made our wedding so so special. Thank you for being part of Read more...
She was the most amazing person and fantastic reverend. She made our wedding so so special. Thank you for being part of our special day. :) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Sara was wonderful from the beginning. She sent us all the information we could possibly need and was always available if we had any questions. The day of our ceremony she helped our nerves and went through the ceremony just as we planned. I would suggest her to a friend any day and if we had to do it again, I wouldn't of done it any other way!
Sara was wonderful from the beginning. She sent us all the information we could possibly need and was always available if Read more...
Sara was wonderful from the beginning. She sent us all the information we could possibly need and was always available if we had any questions. The day of our ceremony she helped our nerves and went through the ceremony just as we planned. I would suggest her to a friend any day and if we had to do it again, I wouldn't of done it any other way! Read less
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Ann
Wedding:
10/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Upon meeting her, we knew Reverend Sara was the one we wanted to marry us. Her gentle demeanor drew us to her immediately. Since it was "the second time around" for both my husband and I, and because of religious rules and regulations, we were unsure of exactly where we could/should exchange our vows. She actually came up with an outdoor venue right in the town we live in that we weren't aware of. With her encouragement and support, our ceremony was everything we hoped it would be. We felt like a young couple getting married for the first time. I would highly recommend Reverend Sara to anyone, but especially to couples unsure of where to begin their new life journeys together. Thank you Reverend Sara for being a part of our "happily ever after!"
Upon meeting her, we knew Reverend Sara was the one we wanted to marry us. Her gentle demeanor drew us to her immediately. Read more...
Upon meeting her, we knew Reverend Sara was the one we wanted to marry us. Her gentle demeanor drew us to her immediately. Since it was "the second time around" for both my husband and I, and because of religious rules and regulations, we were unsure of exactly where we could/should exchange our vows. She actually came up with an outdoor venue right in the town we live in that we weren't aware of. With her encouragement and support, our ceremony was everything we hoped it would be. We felt like a young couple getting married for the first time. I would highly recommend Reverend Sara to anyone, but especially to couples unsure of where to begin their new life journeys together. Thank you Reverend Sara for being a part of our "happily ever after!" Read less
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Hsiao Chui
Wedding:
9/21/2014
5.0/5.0
We were so glad to have an opportunity to work with Reverend Sarah on our wedding ceremony. She gave us lots of ideas to prepare us for our ceremony. Her talent in writing translated our love story thoughts into beautiful speech . Her delivery during the ceremony was lively, sincere, beautiful and memorable. She is such a pleasure to work with!
We were so glad to have an opportunity to work with Reverend Sarah on our wedding ceremony. She gave us lots of ideas to Read more...
We were so glad to have an opportunity to work with Reverend Sarah on our wedding ceremony. She gave us lots of ideas to prepare us for our ceremony. Her talent in writing translated our love story thoughts into beautiful speech . Her delivery during the ceremony was lively, sincere, beautiful and memorable. She is such a pleasure to work with! Read less
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Yameil
Wedding:
9/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev Sara was the perfect choice to marry Gilberto and I. She tailored the entire ceremony to resonate with who we are and our beliefs. She has a gentle, yet inviting voice. Very personable, warm, and flexible. She was able to accommodate our last minute requests and never skipped a beat. She was amazing and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to get married in NY.
Rev Sara was the perfect choice to marry Gilberto and I. She tailored the entire ceremony to resonate with who we are and Read more...
Rev Sara was the perfect choice to marry Gilberto and I. She tailored the entire ceremony to resonate with who we are and our beliefs. She has a gentle, yet inviting voice. Very personable, warm, and flexible. She was able to accommodate our last minute requests and never skipped a beat. She was amazing and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to get married in NY. Read less
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Gina
Wedding:
9/5/2014
5.0/5.0
Upon our first meeting, I knew almost instantly that Reverend Sara was the right person to wed my husband and I. She has a warm, friendly, maternal nature that is comforting to a stressed out bride and groom. We did not know exactly what we wanted for our ceremony, although we knew the vibe we wanted to elicit. She understood us right away and helped tailor our ceremony to reflect exactly the people that we are, the vibe we wanted, and our desire to be both spiritual, yet non-religious.

Reverend Sara is a wonderful person and has a super warm personality and I would highly recommend her to any bride or groom looking for a personal and classy ceremony. I've heard from numerous guests that they thought my ceremony was the best they've ever been to! She's truly a great human being and I am so happy we chose her to be our officiant. Thank you Rev. Sara!
Upon our first meeting, I knew almost instantly that Reverend Sara was the right person to wed my husband and I. She has a Read more...
Upon our first meeting, I knew almost instantly that Reverend Sara was the right person to wed my husband and I. She has a warm, friendly, maternal nature that is comforting to a stressed out bride and groom. We did not know exactly what we wanted for our ceremony, although we knew the vibe we wanted to elicit. She understood us right away and helped tailor our ceremony to reflect exactly the people that we are, the vibe we wanted, and our desire to be both spiritual, yet non-religious.

Reverend Sara is a wonderful person and has a super warm personality and I would highly recommend her to any bride or groom looking for a personal and classy ceremony. I've heard from numerous guests that they thought my ceremony was the best they've ever been to! She's truly a great human being and I am so happy we chose her to be our officiant. Thank you Rev. Sara! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Reverend Sara did a wonderful job with our ceremony. She provided many suggestions beforehand, and the service came out perfect. I would certainly recommend her to another couple looking to wed in the area.
Reverend Sara did a wonderful job with our ceremony. She provided many suggestions beforehand, and the service came out Read more...
Reverend Sara did a wonderful job with our ceremony. She provided many suggestions beforehand, and the service came out perfect. I would certainly recommend her to another couple looking to wed in the area. Read less
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Adam
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev. Sara Henderson, owns Ceremonies from the Heart. Rev. Sara was wonderful to work with and gave us great ideas that helped with the "construction" of wedding ceremony. I would highly recommend her.
Rev. Sara Henderson, owns Ceremonies from the Heart. Rev. Sara was wonderful to work with and gave us great ideas that Read more...
Rev. Sara Henderson, owns Ceremonies from the Heart. Rev. Sara was wonderful to work with and gave us great ideas that helped with the "construction" of wedding ceremony. I would highly recommend her. Read less
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Avery
Wedding:
8/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Reverend Sara Henderson is simply the best! Sara performs all different types of wedding ceremonies and I guarantee you she can create one to fit yours and your partner's taste, values and beliefs. Sarah was approachable and really helped to guide my husband and I through the creation of the ceremony. We wanted a non-religious ceremony that would simply be about our love for one another and our relationship. Sara provided us with sample ceremonies, ideas, and readings that she thought might inspire us or that we might want as a part of our own unique wedding ceremony. She even reached out to my "other half" to help when he was struggling with his own vows. And what a BEAUTIFUL writer she is! Sara wrote our ceremony and shared it with us a few weeks before the wedding....we both cried when we read it and knew we had chosen the perfect person to marry us! We got so many compliments on our ceremony and how beautiful, short and sweet it was! She even captured our humor a it! Just what we wanted!!! Our guests found the ceremony intimate, engaging and beautiful and loved that Sara captured us and our love in our 25 minute ceremony. As a person, Sara is sweet, genuine and approachable and truly LOVES what she does. When someone loves what they do, it always shines through! We were so proud of our beautiful ceremony and Sara made that possible!
Reverend Sara Henderson is simply the best! Sara performs all different types of wedding ceremonies and I guarantee you Read more...
Reverend Sara Henderson is simply the best! Sara performs all different types of wedding ceremonies and I guarantee you she can create one to fit yours and your partner's taste, values and beliefs. Sarah was approachable and really helped to guide my husband and I through the creation of the ceremony. We wanted a non-religious ceremony that would simply be about our love for one another and our relationship. Sara provided us with sample ceremonies, ideas, and readings that she thought might inspire us or that we might want as a part of our own unique wedding ceremony. She even reached out to my "other half" to help when he was struggling with his own vows. And what a BEAUTIFUL writer she is! Sara wrote our ceremony and shared it with us a few weeks before the wedding....we both cried when we read it and knew we had chosen the perfect person to marry us! We got so many compliments on our ceremony and how beautiful, short and sweet it was! She even captured our humor a it! Just what we wanted!!! Our guests found the ceremony intimate, engaging and beautiful and loved that Sara captured us and our love in our 25 minute ceremony. As a person, Sara is sweet, genuine and approachable and truly LOVES what she does. When someone loves what they do, it always shines through! We were so proud of our beautiful ceremony and Sara made that possible! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
6/8/2014
5.0/5.0
Reverend Sara was the perfect fit for Mike & I. From our first meeting, we knew she would make our wedding ceremony special, and that is what she did! Our ceremony was beautiful, she recommended a special rose ceremony for our mothers which went over great! Everyone says our ceremony was beautiful and that we could not have picked a better officiant and we agree! Wish she could have came to our rehearsal, but that is my fault for not making sure of this in advance! Would highly recommend!
Reverend Sara was the perfect fit for Mike & I. From our first meeting, we knew she would make our wedding ceremony Read more...
Reverend Sara was the perfect fit for Mike & I. From our first meeting, we knew she would make our wedding ceremony special, and that is what she did! Our ceremony was beautiful, she recommended a special rose ceremony for our mothers which went over great! Everyone says our ceremony was beautiful and that we could not have picked a better officiant and we agree! Wish she could have came to our rehearsal, but that is my fault for not making sure of this in advance! Would highly recommend! Read less
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