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Northern Michigan Wedding Officiants

Traverse City , MI
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Traverse City, MI 49690 US (map)

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231-938-1683

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ABOUT US

Personalized traditional, contemporary or civil Northern Michigan wedding ceremonies. Delivered professionally with heart and your happiness in mind.

Your big day deserves the... Read more
Personalized traditional, contemporary or civil Northern Michigan wedding ceremonies. Delivered professionally with heart and your happiness in mind.

Your big day deserves the kind of care and attention that a professional wedding officiant can give you. You want to feel you are in the competent hands of someone who cares about you, has your best interests in mind and understands the meaning of the vows you have chosen to share. They know you are about to make the most impactful commitment of your life.

Grace's Story

Grace was a busy teacher about to marry a professional hockey player. She was managing many of the wedding details without his help. After she looked over the materials I emailed her, she was relieved. Even though Bill was out of town, our 3-way Skype meeting went smoothly. And so did their wedding. They, and their guests were thrilled.

After the wedding ceremony was over, Grace’s father took me aside. “This my 3rd daughter and the 3rd wedding,” he said. “The other two ceremonies were nice. And I have been to a lot of weddings in my day. But yours was by far the best ceremony I have ever heard. I can’t thank you enough.”

As your officiant, you will have fun. You’ll get supported, encouraged, and benefit from my 25+ years of developing easy, unique processes. Your To Do list will be short. Your ceremony will be personalized to suit you perfectly. You will adore the heart-felt way your ceremony is delivered.

I would love to schedule a free consultation to discuss how I might be able to help with creating a meaningful, extraordinary wedding ceremony for you.

Please NOTE

I live in Traverse City in the tip of the Mitt. My service areas include Grand Traverse County, Cadillac, Frankfort, all of Leelanau Peninsula (Northport, Glen Arbor, Suttons Bay), Charlevoix, Kalkaska, Harbor Springs, and Petoskey.

While I love traveling and meeting new people, I do NOT serve any areas outside of a 100 mile radius from Traverse City. 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, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Islam, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, No Denomination, Pagan, Presbyterian, Quaker, Taoist, Unitarian
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
Less than 30 Mins.

REVIEWS

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Laura
Wedding:
9/3/2016
5.0/5.0
Our guests were deeply impacted by our ceremony, not only because of our open and honest display of love as a couple, but because of the truths that Reverend Crystal spoke of love as it applies to every living soul. In a very simple and beautiful way, she allowed our family and friends to look at the person next to them with greater appreciation, understanding and depth. With Reverend Crystal at the helm, we were able to navigate this new journey a little easier, a little more clearly - with family and friends by our side in celebration. And this is just one love story out of many that she has blessed. I began to think that Reverend Crystal had a special gift for bringing the magic of our love story to life, but I know instead that she is that magic.

If there is any one thing you hope to get perfectly right in this process, be sure to have Reverend Crystal in your life. - - Laura Rowland & Jayson Doty
Our guests were deeply impacted by our ceremony, not only because of our open and honest display of love as a couple, but Read more...
Our guests were deeply impacted by our ceremony, not only because of our open and honest display of love as a couple, but because of the truths that Reverend Crystal spoke of love as it applies to every living soul. In a very simple and beautiful way, she allowed our family and friends to look at the person next to them with greater appreciation, understanding and depth. With Reverend Crystal at the helm, we were able to navigate this new journey a little easier, a little more clearly - with family and friends by our side in celebration. And this is just one love story out of many that she has blessed. I began to think that Reverend Crystal had a special gift for bringing the magic of our love story to life, but I know instead that she is that magic.

If there is any one thing you hope to get perfectly right in this process, be sure to have Reverend Crystal in your life. - - Laura Rowland & Jayson Doty Read less
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Lindsey
Wedding:
8/27/2016
5.0/5.0
Crystal was fantastic to work with! She is incredibly kind and made my new husband and I very comfortable during the planning process and on the big day. She really made our ceremony special and it was apparent she really cares about getting to know her couples. She is professional and organized and we knew we were in good hands.
Crystal was fantastic to work with! She is incredibly kind and made my new husband and I very comfortable during the Read more...
Crystal was fantastic to work with! She is incredibly kind and made my new husband and I very comfortable during the planning process and on the big day. She really made our ceremony special and it was apparent she really cares about getting to know her couples. She is professional and organized and we knew we were in good hands. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Northern Michigan Wedding Officiants responded with the following comments:

Thank you Lindsey. I truly enjoyed working with you. You too, are a delightful person. I am so lucky to have such wonderful people in my life!
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kristy
Wedding:
8/24/2016
5.0/5.0
You only get one shot at choosing the right wedding officiant, and we are so happy that we chose Crystal. She was warm, and friendly. She was attentive to our wants and was able to customize the wedding to us personally. The service was light hearted, yet very personal and meaningful. Everyone attending remarked at what a wonderful job she did. We could not have been happier. Meeting Crystal was truly a blessing for us and we give her our highest recommendation.
You only get one shot at choosing the right wedding officiant, and we are so happy that we chose Crystal. She was warm, Read more...
You only get one shot at choosing the right wedding officiant, and we are so happy that we chose Crystal. She was warm, and friendly. She was attentive to our wants and was able to customize the wedding to us personally. The service was light hearted, yet very personal and meaningful. Everyone attending remarked at what a wonderful job she did. We could not have been happier. Meeting Crystal was truly a blessing for us and we give her our highest recommendation. Read less
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Gannon
Wedding:
8/13/2016
5.0/5.0
Crystal Yarlott was wonderful in every respect. She was responsive and professional and, above all, provided a thoughtful and meaningful ceremony that was completely inline with what we were seeking. Highly recommend!
Crystal Yarlott was wonderful in every respect. She was responsive and professional and, above all, provided a thoughtful Read more...
Crystal Yarlott was wonderful in every respect. She was responsive and professional and, above all, provided a thoughtful and meaningful ceremony that was completely inline with what we were seeking. Highly recommend! Read less
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Northern Michigan Wedding Officiants responded with the following comments:

Thank you, Gannon. It was my pleasure to be part of your wonderful wedding to Arieanna. Much happiness to you both.
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Stephanie
Wedding:
7/30/2016
5.0/5.0
This is the most important part of the entire wedding process, and you want someone who will embrace who you are and celebrate that with family and friends. Crystal stayed true to the values that were important to my husband and I, and went above and beyond our expectations by adding in even more special touches that reflected our personalities. It was a simple and easy process which made planning the wedding so enjoyable!
This is the most important part of the entire wedding process, and you want someone who will embrace who you are and Read more...
This is the most important part of the entire wedding process, and you want someone who will embrace who you are and celebrate that with family and friends. Crystal stayed true to the values that were important to my husband and I, and went above and beyond our expectations by adding in even more special touches that reflected our personalities. It was a simple and easy process which made planning the wedding so enjoyable! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Northern Michigan Wedding Officiants responded with the following comments:

Stephanie and Adam -- you were so wonderful to work with. I love that we are all dog lovers and shared this connection as well. I appreciate your kind words and hope we stay in touch!
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Mary
Wedding:
7/23/2016
5.0/5.0
Rev. Crystal was amazing and we are so glad that she officiated our wedding! She took time to get to know us in order to make our ceremony personal. She was very accommodating with our ideas and she was truly a calming presence at our rehearsal and the day of. Rev. Crystal made our ceremony so beautiful and you should not hesitate to ask her to officiate your wedding. We are so glad we found her!
Rev. Crystal was amazing and we are so glad that she officiated our wedding! She took time to get to know us in order to Read more...
Rev. Crystal was amazing and we are so glad that she officiated our wedding! She took time to get to know us in order to make our ceremony personal. She was very accommodating with our ideas and she was truly a calming presence at our rehearsal and the day of. Rev. Crystal made our ceremony so beautiful and you should not hesitate to ask her to officiate your wedding. We are so glad we found her! Read less
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Northern Michigan Wedding Officiants responded with the following comments:

Thank you Mary for this wonderful review. It was my pleasure to be part of your and Jeff's fabulous wedding day.
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Beth Ann
Wedding:
7/17/2016
5.0/5.0
We were so excited to be married up north and weren't sure who to ask to officiate our big day. After reading other great reviews, we decided to have Reverend Crystal be a part of our special day! After meeting via FaceTime, we soon were even more excited for our wedding ceremony. Reverend Crystal spent time to get to know us as a couple. Our ceremony was personal and included what we love about each other. We were looking for a family ceremony with my husband's three children and she had an amazing sand ceremony option that was so special. We loved the ways she included our guests in the ceremony as well. Everyone commented on how our wedding ceremony perfectly captured the love my husband and I had for each other. We couldn't have been happier! We would (and already have) recommend Reverend Crystal to any one looking for those special personal touches to their ceremony!
We were so excited to be married up north and weren't sure who to ask to officiate our big day. After reading other great Read more...
We were so excited to be married up north and weren't sure who to ask to officiate our big day. After reading other great reviews, we decided to have Reverend Crystal be a part of our special day! After meeting via FaceTime, we soon were even more excited for our wedding ceremony. Reverend Crystal spent time to get to know us as a couple. Our ceremony was personal and included what we love about each other. We were looking for a family ceremony with my husband's three children and she had an amazing sand ceremony option that was so special. We loved the ways she included our guests in the ceremony as well. Everyone commented on how our wedding ceremony perfectly captured the love my husband and I had for each other. We couldn't have been happier! We would (and already have) recommend Reverend Crystal to any one looking for those special personal touches to their ceremony! Read less
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Alaena
Wedding:
7/7/2016
5.0/5.0
Crystal Yarlott was amazing! She was so helpful, as this was planned all the way from Texas. She made our special day go by so flawlessly. I could not have asked for a more perfect wedding/ceremony. It was EXACTLY what I had imagined and wanted. She really listened to us and knew how to cater this memorable event to the two of us.
Crystal Yarlott was amazing! She was so helpful, as this was planned all the way from Texas. She made our special day go Read more...
Crystal Yarlott was amazing! She was so helpful, as this was planned all the way from Texas. She made our special day go by so flawlessly. I could not have asked for a more perfect wedding/ceremony. It was EXACTLY what I had imagined and wanted. She really listened to us and knew how to cater this memorable event to the two of us. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Northern Michigan Wedding Officiants responded with the following comments:

You and Michael are such a great couple. Thank you for asking me to share your wedding day with you.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
if you are looking for a genuine and spiritual ceremony, Crystal is amazing. We chose her for many reasons but one of them being that she is passionate about equality and will not use objectifying phrases like "man and wife". The majority of our guests commented on how wonderful the ceremony was and how much it touched them. Many said they cried! Both my father and sister changed their speeches at the wedding citing the ceremony and how it inspired them. Crystal has lots of choices of readings, vows, etc to choose from, from seriously sentimental to funny. You can incorporate more religious readings but she has lots of options for those who are more spiritual. You won't be disappointed!
if you are looking for a genuine and spiritual ceremony, Crystal is amazing. We chose her for many reasons but one of them Read more...
if you are looking for a genuine and spiritual ceremony, Crystal is amazing. We chose her for many reasons but one of them being that she is passionate about equality and will not use objectifying phrases like "man and wife". The majority of our guests commented on how wonderful the ceremony was and how much it touched them. Many said they cried! Both my father and sister changed their speeches at the wedding citing the ceremony and how it inspired them. Crystal has lots of choices of readings, vows, etc to choose from, from seriously sentimental to funny. You can incorporate more religious readings but she has lots of options for those who are more spiritual. You won't be disappointed! Read less
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Michael
Wedding:
6/4/2016
5.0/5.0
When looking for an officiant in Northern Michigan, Crystal is the best! She is responsive and takes the time to get to know you as a couple without being overbearing! We did a destination wedding and she was very flexible withour schedules for planning meetings. Her guidance throughout the process was fantastic and the ceremony rang true. I wouldn't have changed anything. Thank you Crystal!!
When looking for an officiant in Northern Michigan, Crystal is the best! She is responsive and takes the time to get to Read more...
When looking for an officiant in Northern Michigan, Crystal is the best! She is responsive and takes the time to get to know you as a couple without being overbearing! We did a destination wedding and she was very flexible withour schedules for planning meetings. Her guidance throughout the process was fantastic and the ceremony rang true. I wouldn't have changed anything. Thank you Crystal!! Read less
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