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Francis Lee is The Wedding Gentleman, Wedding Officiant for Greater Seattle

Seattle , WA
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Seattle, WA 98011 US (map)

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425-770-9243

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ABOUT US

Hi! I'm Francis Michael Lee, a Ceremonial Officiant and non-denominational Minister, and I'd love to help you celebrate your special day!

Prouldly serving LGBT couples and... Read more
Hi! I'm Francis Michael Lee, a Ceremonial Officiant and non-denominational Minister, and I'd love to help you celebrate your special day!

Prouldly serving LGBT couples and celebrating the approval of R74 in Washington!

Serving all equally and without judgement is my work--no matter your faith tradition or lack thereof, no matter your lifestyle choice, no matter your politics, no matter your color or ethnicity.

Allow me to serve you both by designing, writing, and delivering a beautiful, personalized ceremony that honors, celebrates, and reflects the spirit, character, and personality of your unique love story!

So, for your upcoming Wedding, Elopement, Vow Renewal, or Senior Bonding Ceremony, please feel free to contact me for a no-cost consultation, by email at francis@theweddinggentleman.com, on the web at: www.theweddinggentleman.com or by phone (425) 770-9243. Thank you! Read less
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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
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Baha'i Faith, Buddhist, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, No Denomination, Pagan, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
Less than 30 Mins., 30-60 Mins.

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Liza
Wedding:
7/23/2016
5.0/5.0
My husband and I loved working with Francis throughout our wedding planing process. He was very kind, patient (with our many revisions) and understanding when it came to what we want and what we do not want to include in our ceremony. He made sure our day was all about us, and not what is usually done or supposed to be done. After the ceremony we've received so many compliments from our guests about how great of a speaker Francis was and how much they loved his personal approach to our ceremony. We highly suggest Francis to all of our friends and now you! Happy planning :)

-Liza & Jimmy
My husband and I loved working with Francis throughout our wedding planing process. He was very kind, patient (with our Read more...
My husband and I loved working with Francis throughout our wedding planing process. He was very kind, patient (with our many revisions) and understanding when it came to what we want and what we do not want to include in our ceremony. He made sure our day was all about us, and not what is usually done or supposed to be done. After the ceremony we've received so many compliments from our guests about how great of a speaker Francis was and how much they loved his personal approach to our ceremony. We highly suggest Francis to all of our friends and now you! Happy planning :)

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Jessica
Wedding:
7/16/2016
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed having Francis officiate our wedding! We were looking for a fairly non-religious officiant & Francis was absolutely the perfect find. He did such an amazing job tailoring our ceremony to us specifically, spending the time to get to know us so he could include funny & sweet stories in the ceremony to make it unique & really special. Communication leading up to the day was great, Francis even came to the rehearsal dinner to help orchestrate, and was so easy going on the day-of, even when the inevitable curve-balls sprang up. We received so many compliments on how sweet, touching, and fun the whole thing was that I couldn't be any happier. Francis is great & I would recommend him to anyone looking for an Officiant.
I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed having Francis officiate our wedding! We were looking for a fairly Read more...
I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed having Francis officiate our wedding! We were looking for a fairly non-religious officiant & Francis was absolutely the perfect find. He did such an amazing job tailoring our ceremony to us specifically, spending the time to get to know us so he could include funny & sweet stories in the ceremony to make it unique & really special. Communication leading up to the day was great, Francis even came to the rehearsal dinner to help orchestrate, and was so easy going on the day-of, even when the inevitable curve-balls sprang up. We received so many compliments on how sweet, touching, and fun the whole thing was that I couldn't be any happier. Francis is great & I would recommend him to anyone looking for an Officiant. Read less
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Kat
Wedding:
5/28/2016
5.0/5.0
Francis Lee was terrific to work with! He was very warm and open to whatever kind of ceremony we were thinking about having. He worked with us on our extremely tight schedule (we probably hired him a month before the wedding date) to put together a ceremony that was fun and very us. Many of our guests came up to us after the ceremony and commented on how amazing he was and asking where we found him. I highly recommend Francis - he was prompt, funny, and really open to whatever type of wedding you want to have!
Francis Lee was terrific to work with! He was very warm and open to whatever kind of ceremony we were thinking about Read more...
Francis Lee was terrific to work with! He was very warm and open to whatever kind of ceremony we were thinking about having. He worked with us on our extremely tight schedule (we probably hired him a month before the wedding date) to put together a ceremony that was fun and very us. Many of our guests came up to us after the ceremony and commented on how amazing he was and asking where we found him. I highly recommend Francis - he was prompt, funny, and really open to whatever type of wedding you want to have! Read less
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David
Wedding:
5/22/2016
5.0/5.0
Having Francis as our officiant made our wedding beautiful with all the suggestions and ideas that truly made that day perfect for us! I highly recommend Francis to all and was a great experience
Having Francis as our officiant made our wedding beautiful with all the suggestions and ideas that truly made that day Read more...
Having Francis as our officiant made our wedding beautiful with all the suggestions and ideas that truly made that day perfect for us! I highly recommend Francis to all and was a great experience Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/21/2016
5.0/5.0
Francis was so wonderful to work with from the start thru the day of the wedding. He was professional and he "got" us from the very beginning. We wanted a ceremony that wasn't too stuffy or formal, but just the right amount of sentimental. He hit all points perfectly. We got the perfect ceremony for us, and several guests came up to us and complimented Francis and how it was the right amount of funny and sweet. I would highly recommend working with Francis!
Francis was so wonderful to work with from the start thru the day of the wedding. He was professional and he "got" us from Read more...
Francis was so wonderful to work with from the start thru the day of the wedding. He was professional and he "got" us from the very beginning. We wanted a ceremony that wasn't too stuffy or formal, but just the right amount of sentimental. He hit all points perfectly. We got the perfect ceremony for us, and several guests came up to us and complimented Francis and how it was the right amount of funny and sweet. I would highly recommend working with Francis! Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
5/20/2016
5.0/5.0
Francis made our ceremony so beautiful and memorable. He was very helpful and flexible with creating a personalized ceremony for us. We were very happy, and would recommend him to anyone.
Francis made our ceremony so beautiful and memorable. He was very helpful and flexible with creating a personalized Read more...
Francis made our ceremony so beautiful and memorable. He was very helpful and flexible with creating a personalized ceremony for us. We were very happy, and would recommend him to anyone. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
2/14/2016
5.0/5.0
Francis, was the perfect selection for our wedding officiant. Everyone said that our wedding ceremony was the best they had ever been to. He was super funny and kept it extremely interesting. He was very professional in his services before, during, and afterwards. I highly recommend him!
Francis, was the perfect selection for our wedding officiant. Everyone said that our wedding ceremony was the best they Read more...
Francis, was the perfect selection for our wedding officiant. Everyone said that our wedding ceremony was the best they had ever been to. He was super funny and kept it extremely interesting. He was very professional in his services before, during, and afterwards. I highly recommend him! Read less
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Diana
Wedding:
9/6/2015
5.0/5.0
Francis was a 10/10. He was the first officiant we met with, and we knew he was going to be a great fit for us. Everyone at our ceremony loved him, and he offered such a great, personalized ceremony that was exactly what we had hoped for. Also - Francis is maybe the best deal in all of Seattle. Thank you Francis!
Francis was a 10/10. He was the first officiant we met with, and we knew he was going to be a great fit for us. Everyone Read more...
Francis was a 10/10. He was the first officiant we met with, and we knew he was going to be a great fit for us. Everyone at our ceremony loved him, and he offered such a great, personalized ceremony that was exactly what we had hoped for. Also - Francis is maybe the best deal in all of Seattle. Thank you Francis! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
8/29/2015
5.0/5.0
Francis was a wonderful choice for our wedding officiant!
He was willing to meet us at a coffee shop near our apartment on a Saturday, and after the first meeting we knew he was the right fit for us! He was professional, organized, open minded and provided us with the information we needed.
Francis also came to our Rehearsal dinner, which was above and beyond! This was a great opportunity for him to get to know us better as a couple as well as get to know our friends and family.
We chose the "Love story" package, so we had another meeting with him a few months before the wedding to go over questions that he had us answer and talk more about what we wanted for our ceremony.
He was always on time, answered emails in a timely manner, and helped guide us through the entire process of obtaining our marriage license/etc.
He presented a personal ceremony, which he worked with us on to create the perfect amount of sentiment and humor.
Thank you Francis!
Francis was a wonderful choice for our wedding officiant!
He was willing to meet us at a coffee shop near our Read more...
Francis was a wonderful choice for our wedding officiant!
He was willing to meet us at a coffee shop near our apartment on a Saturday, and after the first meeting we knew he was the right fit for us! He was professional, organized, open minded and provided us with the information we needed.
Francis also came to our Rehearsal dinner, which was above and beyond! This was a great opportunity for him to get to know us better as a couple as well as get to know our friends and family.
We chose the "Love story" package, so we had another meeting with him a few months before the wedding to go over questions that he had us answer and talk more about what we wanted for our ceremony.
He was always on time, answered emails in a timely manner, and helped guide us through the entire process of obtaining our marriage license/etc.
He presented a personal ceremony, which he worked with us on to create the perfect amount of sentiment and humor.
Thank you Francis! Read less
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Tiffany
Wedding:
8/15/2015
5.0/5.0
From the first moment that I sat down with Francis at a Starbucks and got to know him; I knew that he was going to a good fit for Danielle and I. We had been on the web looking for a good officiant for same sex couples and we got one of the best!
Working with Francis was smooth and perfect. It seemed like every question we had, he was always there to provide an answer. He even add libed a little story about the lighthouse grounds were we got married making it even that much more personal.
Because of Francis our day was made perfect and beautiful.
Tiffany and Danielle August 15, 2015
From the first moment that I sat down with Francis at a Starbucks and got to know him; I knew that he was going to a good Read more...
From the first moment that I sat down with Francis at a Starbucks and got to know him; I knew that he was going to a good fit for Danielle and I. We had been on the web looking for a good officiant for same sex couples and we got one of the best!
Working with Francis was smooth and perfect. It seemed like every question we had, he was always there to provide an answer. He even add libed a little story about the lighthouse grounds were we got married making it even that much more personal.
Because of Francis our day was made perfect and beautiful.
Tiffany and Danielle August 15, 2015 Read less
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