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Church of Ancient Ways - Marie April Gismondi Wedding Officiant

Kings Park , NY

LOCATION

Kings Park, NY 11754 US (map)

PHONE

516-785-4191

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ABOUT US

The wedding ceremony shouldn’t be the thing that you and your guests have to suffer through to get to the good part. I promise you a meaningful, enjoyable, ceremony that everyone will... Read more
The wedding ceremony shouldn’t be the thing that you and your guests have to suffer through to get to the good part. I promise you a meaningful, enjoyable, ceremony that everyone will remember for years to come. Our website has sample wedding ceremonies, testimonials and reviews, marriage license information, a video section with 30 video samples, and much more.

I am primarily a Long Island wedding officiant, however I do serve New York City and the tri-state area. Destination wedding requests are also welcome!

Ask about our $75.00 you come to me elopement special.

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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Ceremony Rehearsal, Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Anglican, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Pagan, Presbyterian, Quaker, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist, Unitarian
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
30-60 Mins.
In which states are you licensed?
AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

REVIEWS

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Jamie
Wedding:
8/21/2015
5.0/5.0
April was everything my Husband and I wanted and more! Everyone responded so joyfully to her animated story telling and the warmth and love in her voice. She was beyond accommodating and professional, yet she had this aura about her that made you feel like she has been in your family for years. I can't thank her enough for making our day so special and I think everyone should have her officiate their wedding,
April was everything my Husband and I wanted and more! Everyone responded so joyfully to her animated story telling and Read more...
April was everything my Husband and I wanted and more! Everyone responded so joyfully to her animated story telling and the warmth and love in her voice. She was beyond accommodating and professional, yet she had this aura about her that made you feel like she has been in your family for years. I can't thank her enough for making our day so special and I think everyone should have her officiate their wedding, Read less
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Danaya
Wedding:
7/30/2015
5.0/5.0
Pastor April was simply amazing. She was always quick with responding to emails and was very patient with me. Everyone knows a bride has 101 things on her mind at one time. While I was running late, Pastor April was not lol. The ceremony was great and she gave great examples so you will have no problem arranging your ceremony.
Pastor April was simply amazing. She was always quick with responding to emails and was very patient with me. Everyone Read more...
Pastor April was simply amazing. She was always quick with responding to emails and was very patient with me. Everyone knows a bride has 101 things on her mind at one time. While I was running late, Pastor April was not lol. The ceremony was great and she gave great examples so you will have no problem arranging your ceremony. Read less
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alissa
Wedding:
7/18/2015
5.0/5.0
Marie was our officiant this past weekend. She was so positive, efficient, calming. The ceremony was short, sweet and beautiful! Her voice has such a beautiful flowing effect and both us and our guests loved the ceremony!
Marie was our officiant this past weekend. She was so positive, efficient, calming. The ceremony was short, sweet and Read more...
Marie was our officiant this past weekend. She was so positive, efficient, calming. The ceremony was short, sweet and beautiful! Her voice has such a beautiful flowing effect and both us and our guests loved the ceremony! Read less
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Patty
Wedding:
7/11/2015
5.0/5.0
She was AMAZING !!! She customized our ceremony to be exactly what we wanted.. She was courteous and on time ! Truly a gem !
She was AMAZING !!! She customized our ceremony to be exactly what we wanted.. She was courteous and on time ! Truly a gem Read more...
She was AMAZING !!! She customized our ceremony to be exactly what we wanted.. She was courteous and on time ! Truly a gem ! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
5/31/2015
5.0/5.0
Marie April Gismondi was our wedding officiant this past weekend and she exceeded our expectations. From start to finish, her energy was so positive and made us feel completely at ease- she arrived very early and made sure everything ran smoothly. Every single guest commented on what a beautiful ceremony we had and we owe it all to April! She gave us the most beautiful memories for our wonderful wedding day.
Marie April Gismondi was our wedding officiant this past weekend and she exceeded our expectations. From start to finish, Read more...
Marie April Gismondi was our wedding officiant this past weekend and she exceeded our expectations. From start to finish, her energy was so positive and made us feel completely at ease- she arrived very early and made sure everything ran smoothly. Every single guest commented on what a beautiful ceremony we had and we owe it all to April! She gave us the most beautiful memories for our wonderful wedding day. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/30/2015
5.0/5.0
Pastor Marie was absolutely phenomenal! Many of our guests commented on how lovely she was and that she made it seem as if she had known us for years! we met with her one evening and she got to know us a little and asked us some questions on what type of ceremony we would like and within 24 hours she emailed me a 17 page document outlining our ceremony with specific personalized aspects as well as different choices of readings and prayers. She was very laid back and non stressing which is so important during such a stressful time. I would highly recommend her and look forward to using her services in the future for baby blessings etc.
Pastor Marie was absolutely phenomenal! Many of our guests commented on how lovely she was and that she made it seem as if Read more...
Pastor Marie was absolutely phenomenal! Many of our guests commented on how lovely she was and that she made it seem as if she had known us for years! we met with her one evening and she got to know us a little and asked us some questions on what type of ceremony we would like and within 24 hours she emailed me a 17 page document outlining our ceremony with specific personalized aspects as well as different choices of readings and prayers. She was very laid back and non stressing which is so important during such a stressful time. I would highly recommend her and look forward to using her services in the future for baby blessings etc. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
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Just got married last weekend with April as our officiant and she was completely wonderful. Will start by saying that she met with us months prior to the ceremony to interview us and get a feel for the type of ceremony that we wanted to have. She wrote us a draft during this which we loved before she even asked for us to commit to having her officiate our wedding ceremony. We hired her on the spot and she was completely helpful and thorough at helping us get through our ceremony and making it very unique. Correspondence amongst us was very easy and she was readily available through all the revisions of our ceremony and vows. I had several compliments after the ceremony on how great everything was and how it was very much in tune with us and our relationship. Thanks so much April!
Just got married last weekend with April as our officiant and she was completely wonderful. Will start by saying that she Read more...
Just got married last weekend with April as our officiant and she was completely wonderful. Will start by saying that she met with us months prior to the ceremony to interview us and get a feel for the type of ceremony that we wanted to have. She wrote us a draft during this which we loved before she even asked for us to commit to having her officiate our wedding ceremony. We hired her on the spot and she was completely helpful and thorough at helping us get through our ceremony and making it very unique. Correspondence amongst us was very easy and she was readily available through all the revisions of our ceremony and vows. I had several compliments after the ceremony on how great everything was and how it was very much in tune with us and our relationship. Thanks so much April! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We could not have been happier with the services Rev. April provided. From our first meeting until the moment we were married, she made everything fun and easy. Our ceremony was beautiful but most importantly it was very much us. We would recommend Rev. April over and over again. She is very professional and truly a wonderful person.
We could not have been happier with the services Rev. April provided. From our first meeting until the moment we were Read more...
We could not have been happier with the services Rev. April provided. From our first meeting until the moment we were married, she made everything fun and easy. Our ceremony was beautiful but most importantly it was very much us. We would recommend Rev. April over and over again. She is very professional and truly a wonderful person. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.9/5.0
We had attended a family wedding where April officiated and really enjoyed the ceremony. So when it came time to select an officiant for our own wedding, it was a no brainer. April was so easy to work with. Her professionalism and experience made the entire process seem effortless. We really liked that she offered different options when planning your ceremony. Whether you choose to piece together something pre-written, customize it to be more personal or both, it will be wonderful. She was a great energy and everything during the ceremony was beautifully said. We received so many compliments from family and friends about how beautiful our ceremony was and it's all thanks to April. We highly recommend you choose her to perform your wedding ceremony!
We had attended a family wedding where April officiated and really enjoyed the ceremony. So when it came time to select an Read more...
We had attended a family wedding where April officiated and really enjoyed the ceremony. So when it came time to select an officiant for our own wedding, it was a no brainer. April was so easy to work with. Her professionalism and experience made the entire process seem effortless. We really liked that she offered different options when planning your ceremony. Whether you choose to piece together something pre-written, customize it to be more personal or both, it will be wonderful. She was a great energy and everything during the ceremony was beautifully said. We received so many compliments from family and friends about how beautiful our ceremony was and it's all thanks to April. We highly recommend you choose her to perform your wedding ceremony! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
4/4/2015
5.0/5.0
After meeting April for the first time, I became excited about my wedding ceremony. Our ceremony was fun, uplifting, and personal. I couldn't have asked for anything more!
After meeting April for the first time, I became excited about my wedding ceremony. Our ceremony was fun, uplifting, and Read more...
After meeting April for the first time, I became excited about my wedding ceremony. Our ceremony was fun, uplifting, and personal. I couldn't have asked for anything more! Read less
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DEALS

$75.00 Elopement Special
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So you just want your license signed? I offer quick but beautiful ceremonies in my home for those wanting something more private. Weekday and evening availability, weekends aren't impossable for this service however time and location will vary.
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Part of what makes for a good ceremony is your guests being able to hear you. My system is all wireless and the mic is smaller than my pinky nail. No big turkey leg of a microphone in my couple's pictures! (saves you $250 - $300)
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