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Hope , RI

LOCATION

41 Hope Furnace Road
Hope, RI US 02831 (map)

PHONE

401-533-0491

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

RI Wedding Officiant
Rev. Edward & Darlene Shlesinger are both non-denominational officiants able to perform any type of ceremony in RI, MA & CT. If your looking for a stress-free... Read more
RI Wedding Officiant
Rev. Edward & Darlene Shlesinger are both non-denominational officiants able to perform any type of ceremony in RI, MA & CT. If your looking for a stress-free ceremony, please contact us at your earliest convenience to set up your complimentary consultation. Your ceremony should be the way YOU want it to be!! Let us take care of the details.

RI Wedding Entertainment

Enjoy the convenience of our full spectrum of services including our newest, Personal Touch Disc Jockey services to complete your ceremony and/or reception. We take great pride in all we do and we are proud to offer the finest in music entertainment. Use our services exclusively or mutually, as always things will be done YOUR way! Read less
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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?
Christian (no denomination), Christian - Anglican, Christian - Baptist, Christian - Catholic, Christian - Episcopalian, Christian - Lutheran, Christian - Methodist, Christian - Mormon, Christian - Orthodox, Christian - Presbyterian, Christian - Quaker, Evangelical, Jewish, Taoist
Can you accommodate the hearing impaired?
No
Are you willing to perform a ceremony at a non-religious site?
Yes
What is your attire for the ceremony?
I always wear a black robe, unless instructed othyerwise. I alos have a white robe.
Are you flexible in the wording used throughout the ceremony, including the vows?
I feel the ceremony should be exactly the way the bride and groom want it to be. I can only make suggestions, ultimately, the decision is theirs.
Do you allow the couple to write their own vows, if desired?
Absolutely, I encourage it. However, not necessary.
Do you have a list of readings pre-selected, from which the couple must choose?
Yes, I have many readings and full ceremonies to choose from.
How long are your ceremonies?
Depending on what is chosen, it can range from 12 minutes to 35 minutes.
Do you require that premarital counseling be done?
No
Are you willing to perform pre-ceremony rehearsals?
Yes, of course.
Do you supply a sound system?
No, that is typically provided by the DJ or facility where ceremony is being held

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Stacey
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Ed and Darlene were the first officiants we sat down with when we were planning our wedding, and they were also the last! They are a great, fun, funny and loving couple and as soon as we started talking to them, we knew they were a perfect fit for us. Ed performed our ceremony, and he did a great job. He showed up on time, was professional, his appearance was neat, and he performed our ceremony beautifully and exactly how we had asked. He also has a sense of humor and infused that into things a little to put everyone at ease. Darlene was also great to work with. She was always very prompt when it came to answering emails, helpful in answering all of our questions, and provided us with plenty of help and ideas when it came to putting together our vows. Overall it was a fantastic experience working with these two, and they were such an important part of our day. We couldn't have made a better choice, and I would (and will) recommend them to anyone looking for an officiant!
Ed and Darlene were the first officiants we sat down with when we were planning our wedding, and they were also the last! Read more...
Ed and Darlene were the first officiants we sat down with when we were planning our wedding, and they were also the last! They are a great, fun, funny and loving couple and as soon as we started talking to them, we knew they were a perfect fit for us. Ed performed our ceremony, and he did a great job. He showed up on time, was professional, his appearance was neat, and he performed our ceremony beautifully and exactly how we had asked. He also has a sense of humor and infused that into things a little to put everyone at ease. Darlene was also great to work with. She was always very prompt when it came to answering emails, helpful in answering all of our questions, and provided us with plenty of help and ideas when it came to putting together our vows. Overall it was a fantastic experience working with these two, and they were such an important part of our day. We couldn't have made a better choice, and I would (and will) recommend them to anyone looking for an officiant! Read less
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Roland
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Darlene Shlesinger was very delightful and personal. My husband Daniel kind of made many changes in the destination but Darlene was very cool and calm about the changes that were made. During the ceremony she was funny, kind, and very sweet. She made this day even more special.

Thanks Darlene, from Roland and Daniel
Darlene Shlesinger was very delightful and personal. My husband Daniel kind of made many changes in the destination but Read more...
Darlene Shlesinger was very delightful and personal. My husband Daniel kind of made many changes in the destination but Darlene was very cool and calm about the changes that were made. During the ceremony she was funny, kind, and very sweet. She made this day even more special.

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Peter
Wedding:
7/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Darlene S.....She's Awesome!!!!
Darlene S.....She's Awesome!!!!
Darlene S.....She's Awesome!!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Darlene was GREAT!!! She helped us plan a beautiful (elopement) ceremony and pick a beautiful outdoor spot in just 5 days. She sent us a bunch of ceremony ideas and helped us include the children from both our previous marriages. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect coordinator to help us with our special day! Thank you!!!
Darlene was GREAT!!! She helped us plan a beautiful (elopement) ceremony and pick a beautiful outdoor spot in just 5 days. Read more...
Darlene was GREAT!!! She helped us plan a beautiful (elopement) ceremony and pick a beautiful outdoor spot in just 5 days. She sent us a bunch of ceremony ideas and helped us include the children from both our previous marriages. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect coordinator to help us with our special day! Thank you!!! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Absolutely amazing through the whole process especially since my wedding was a last minute type of thing. Both husband and wife were so kind and helpful through the whole process. So happy I went with them and would recommend everyone to them.
Absolutely amazing through the whole process especially since my wedding was a last minute type of thing. Both husband and Read more...
Absolutely amazing through the whole process especially since my wedding was a last minute type of thing. Both husband and wife were so kind and helpful through the whole process. So happy I went with them and would recommend everyone to them. Read less
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Melyssa
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev Darlene did an amazing job and helped make our wedding day even more special!!!
Rev Darlene did an amazing job and helped make our wedding day even more special!!!
Rev Darlene did an amazing job and helped make our wedding day even more special!!! Read less
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Kat
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I were really happy that we chose Darlene to be our officiant. She was great during the ceremony. She made it very lighthearted and kept it short and sweet. She was very responsive during the planning process and even agreed to meet us in person. I highly recommend Darlene and her husband's services.
My husband and I were really happy that we chose Darlene to be our officiant. She was great during the ceremony. She made Read more...
My husband and I were really happy that we chose Darlene to be our officiant. She was great during the ceremony. She made it very lighthearted and kept it short and sweet. She was very responsive during the planning process and even agreed to meet us in person. I highly recommend Darlene and her husband's services. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
This vendor was amazing.. Darlene and her husband Ed were a pleasure to work with from start to finish! They answered all of my questions in a prompt manner (and believe me there was a lot of them) and helped me chose the perfect ceremony for our special day!
This vendor was amazing.. Darlene and her husband Ed were a pleasure to work with from start to finish! They answered all Read more...
This vendor was amazing.. Darlene and her husband Ed were a pleasure to work with from start to finish! They answered all of my questions in a prompt manner (and believe me there was a lot of them) and helped me chose the perfect ceremony for our special day! Read less
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Louise
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev. Edward was WONDERFUL for our small elopement. He looked dapper as heck and the vows we chose from their selection was perfect!!! Great, great guy
Rev. Edward was WONDERFUL for our small elopement. He looked dapper as heck and the vows we chose from their selection was Read more...
Rev. Edward was WONDERFUL for our small elopement. He looked dapper as heck and the vows we chose from their selection was perfect!!! Great, great guy Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
A lovely couple doing God's work; none better!
A lovely couple doing God's work; none better!
A lovely couple doing God's work; none better! Read less
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Josh
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Darlene was awesome!!! She is a great officiant and had us and our guests laughing and crying at the same time. I would totally recommend her to anyone who wants a personalized ceremony! We love her!
Darlene was awesome!!! She is a great officiant and had us and our guests laughing and crying at the same time. I would Read more...
Darlene was awesome!!! She is a great officiant and had us and our guests laughing and crying at the same time. I would totally recommend her to anyone who wants a personalized ceremony! We love her! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev Edward & Darlene were a pleasure to work with. They responded to my initial email right away. Communicating and getting in touch with them was very easy. They were extremely helpful in offering suggestions for different verses of the ceremony and answering any questions we had. They were very pleasant and exactly what we were looking for in an officiant. I would highly recommend their services to anyone.
Rev Edward & Darlene were a pleasure to work with. They responded to my initial email right away. Communicating and Read more...
Rev Edward & Darlene were a pleasure to work with. They responded to my initial email right away. Communicating and getting in touch with them was very easy. They were extremely helpful in offering suggestions for different verses of the ceremony and answering any questions we had. They were very pleasant and exactly what we were looking for in an officiant. I would highly recommend their services to anyone. Read less
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Moira
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I live in Philadelphia but were getting married in Newport, RI. This made planning the wedding a little difficult. Darlene was extremely flexible and found time to Skype with us and email me back and forth as we figured out how we wanted to do the ceremony. The ceremony Darlene put together made us laugh and helped calm our nerves, which was much appreciated. I am so glad I found Darlene and wish I had another reason to work with her. But, hopefully this was my one and only wedding!
My husband and I live in Philadelphia but were getting married in Newport, RI. This made planning the wedding a little Read more...
My husband and I live in Philadelphia but were getting married in Newport, RI. This made planning the wedding a little difficult. Darlene was extremely flexible and found time to Skype with us and email me back and forth as we figured out how we wanted to do the ceremony. The ceremony Darlene put together made us laugh and helped calm our nerves, which was much appreciated. I am so glad I found Darlene and wish I had another reason to work with her. But, hopefully this was my one and only wedding! Read less
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Julie
Wedding:
5/10/2014
5.0/5.0
Darlene is absolutely fabulous! She made our ceremony special, fun, memorable and more. I would highly recommend her to everyone looking for an officiant. :)
Darlene is absolutely fabulous! She made our ceremony special, fun, memorable and more. I would highly recommend her to Read more...
Darlene is absolutely fabulous! She made our ceremony special, fun, memorable and more. I would highly recommend her to everyone looking for an officiant. :) Read less
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Heidi
Wedding:
5/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Darlene was amazing !!!!!! she made our wedding ceremony perfectly suited to us. She took the time to get to know us and incorporated that into our ceremony. Highly recommend her.
Darlene was amazing !!!!!! she made our wedding ceremony perfectly suited to us. She took the time to get to know us and Read more...
Darlene was amazing !!!!!! she made our wedding ceremony perfectly suited to us. She took the time to get to know us and incorporated that into our ceremony. Highly recommend her. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Rev Darlene has a great energy and presence. Although she brought the gravity and seriousness appropriate for a wedding, she also kept it fun--which is what we wanted. When I got choked up during my vows she got me laughing with a joke :)
Rev Darlene has a great energy and presence. Although she brought the gravity and seriousness appropriate for a wedding, Read more...
Rev Darlene has a great energy and presence. Although she brought the gravity and seriousness appropriate for a wedding, she also kept it fun--which is what we wanted. When I got choked up during my vows she got me laughing with a joke :) Read less
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Phou
Wedding:
4/19/2014
5.0/5.0
We had a good time and she made the ceramony run smoothly
We had a good time and she made the ceramony run smoothly
We had a good time and she made the ceramony run smoothly Read less
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Joie
Wedding:
3/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Darlene Was warm, professional, sincere, and engaging. We wrote our own ceremony, and the samples she forwarded to us were very helpful. The clerks at city hall knew her, which we found to be a relief, knowing the legal aspects would be handled correctly. (we are from Ohio)
Darlene Was warm, professional, sincere, and engaging. We wrote our own ceremony, and the samples she forwarded to us were Read more...
Darlene Was warm, professional, sincere, and engaging. We wrote our own ceremony, and the samples she forwarded to us were very helpful. The clerks at city hall knew her, which we found to be a relief, knowing the legal aspects would be handled correctly. (we are from Ohio) Read less
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Darlene
Wedding:
2/22/2014
5.0/5.0
When we first met Darlene we knew right away we wanted her! She was laid back and always smiling during the consultation. She immediately made us feel at ease. Although we had been together for 29 yrs we were still stressed about marriage. Darlene basically said we could do and say whatever, that there wasn't a strict way to follow. To have that leeway relieved alot. Then the actual day of the wedding one of us was so nervous and once she detected that she did everything she could to relieve the anxiety even cracking jokes during the ceremony which was great because it lightened the moment! We will highly recommend her to everyone we know!! Once again she's great!!!! She really does relieve the stress as her sight proclaims!!!! She made our day very special!!!!
When we first met Darlene we knew right away we wanted her! She was laid back and always smiling during the consultation. Read more...
When we first met Darlene we knew right away we wanted her! She was laid back and always smiling during the consultation. She immediately made us feel at ease. Although we had been together for 29 yrs we were still stressed about marriage. Darlene basically said we could do and say whatever, that there wasn't a strict way to follow. To have that leeway relieved alot. Then the actual day of the wedding one of us was so nervous and once she detected that she did everything she could to relieve the anxiety even cracking jokes during the ceremony which was great because it lightened the moment! We will highly recommend her to everyone we know!! Once again she's great!!!! She really does relieve the stress as her sight proclaims!!!! She made our day very special!!!! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
10/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene was awesome!! We liked her instantly when we met with her the first time. We now love her and are so happy that she officiated at our marriage! Our ceremony was so silly and fun that it set the tone for the whole night. We couldn't have asked for anyone better!!
Darlene was awesome!! We liked her instantly when we met with her the first time. We now love her and are so happy that Read more...
Darlene was awesome!! We liked her instantly when we met with her the first time. We now love her and are so happy that she officiated at our marriage! Our ceremony was so silly and fun that it set the tone for the whole night. We couldn't have asked for anyone better!! Read less
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Mike
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene is an absolute pleasure to work with, and from the first phone call we knew she was the one. She delivered a beautiful ceremony, which we were able to customize as we wished. She gave us ceremony examples and had additional suggestions after we prepared the text for the ceremony. During the reception, we kept getting compliments about how beautiful the ceremony was. She was punctual, calming, and has a great sense of humor. If you are considering Darlene as an officiant, you won't be disappointed! A+
Darlene is an absolute pleasure to work with, and from the first phone call we knew she was the one. She delivered a Read more...
Darlene is an absolute pleasure to work with, and from the first phone call we knew she was the one. She delivered a beautiful ceremony, which we were able to customize as we wished. She gave us ceremony examples and had additional suggestions after we prepared the text for the ceremony. During the reception, we kept getting compliments about how beautiful the ceremony was. She was punctual, calming, and has a great sense of humor. If you are considering Darlene as an officiant, you won't be disappointed! A+ Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Darlene was the most wonderful officiant! She made you feel like you had known her for years and she was just an old friend who was officiating your wedding. She also had terrific suggestions and examples of vows for us to work with to develop our ceremony. Absolutely wonderful!! I can't recommend her enough.
Darlene was the most wonderful officiant! She made you feel like you had known her for years and she was just an old Read more...
Darlene was the most wonderful officiant! She made you feel like you had known her for years and she was just an old friend who was officiating your wedding. She also had terrific suggestions and examples of vows for us to work with to develop our ceremony. Absolutely wonderful!! I can't recommend her enough. Read less
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Meghan
Wedding:
9/29/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene is fantastic!~
She is so welcoming, warm, and funny; she made us feel comfortable before the ceremony, and made us laugh during. She is open to meet whenever you can, and is very organized. She sent us a variety of ceremonies, and let us mix and match to our own liking. The day of the wedding she made us laugh, take a breath, and appreciate the moment! All in all Darlene is a wonderful officiant!
Darlene is fantastic!~
She is so welcoming, warm, and funny; she made us feel comfortable before the ceremony, and Read more...
Darlene is fantastic!~
She is so welcoming, warm, and funny; she made us feel comfortable before the ceremony, and made us laugh during. She is open to meet whenever you can, and is very organized. She sent us a variety of ceremonies, and let us mix and match to our own liking. The day of the wedding she made us laugh, take a breath, and appreciate the moment! All in all Darlene is a wonderful officiant! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene was fantastic! We knew we wanted her to be our officiant after the first meeting. She made us feel extremely comfortable and she has an awesome sense of humor. She made our ceremony so memorable and we cannot thank her enough. People are still complimenting the ceremony and how good of a job Darlene did! We would highly recommend her to anyone!
Darlene was fantastic! We knew we wanted her to be our officiant after the first meeting. She made us feel extremely Read more...
Darlene was fantastic! We knew we wanted her to be our officiant after the first meeting. She made us feel extremely comfortable and she has an awesome sense of humor. She made our ceremony so memorable and we cannot thank her enough. People are still complimenting the ceremony and how good of a job Darlene did! We would highly recommend her to anyone! Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
9/22/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I decided to have a last minute wedding and Darlene was the perfect person to call. Her schedule was very flexible and overall she did a great job! Communication was great and prices were reasonable. Would highly recommend her!
My husband and I decided to have a last minute wedding and Darlene was the perfect person to call. Her schedule was very Read more...
My husband and I decided to have a last minute wedding and Darlene was the perfect person to call. Her schedule was very flexible and overall she did a great job! Communication was great and prices were reasonable. Would highly recommend her! Read less
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Lyndsey
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene was absolutely fabulous, and was more than willing to accommodate the more unique aspects of our ceremony (two different religions). Not only that, but she understood the relaxed, casual feel we wanted for our ceremony and made small jokes to lighten the mood and get the guests smiling! I could not have asked for a more perfect officiant for our special day!
Darlene was absolutely fabulous, and was more than willing to accommodate the more unique aspects of our ceremony (two Read more...
Darlene was absolutely fabulous, and was more than willing to accommodate the more unique aspects of our ceremony (two different religions). Not only that, but she understood the relaxed, casual feel we wanted for our ceremony and made small jokes to lighten the mood and get the guests smiling! I could not have asked for a more perfect officiant for our special day! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
We loved you!!! We were nervous and you made us laugh and feel better! Thank you do much Darlene!
We loved you!!! We were nervous and you made us laugh and feel better! Thank you do much Darlene!
We loved you!!! We were nervous and you made us laugh and feel better! Thank you do much Darlene! Read less
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Dayna
Wedding:
9/6/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene was amazing! Even adding a little comedy to our ceremony which all of our guests including ourselves loved! Could not recommend her more!
Darlene was amazing! Even adding a little comedy to our ceremony which all of our guests including ourselves loved! Could Read more...
Darlene was amazing! Even adding a little comedy to our ceremony which all of our guests including ourselves loved! Could not recommend her more! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Darlene was amazing. Had lots of great ideas, flexibility and made our day very relaxed and fun.
Darlene was amazing. Had lots of great ideas, flexibility and made our day very relaxed and fun.
Darlene was amazing. Had lots of great ideas, flexibility and made our day very relaxed and fun. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
8/24/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene Shlesinger was wonderful! She created the atmosphere we wanted for our wedding day, lighthearted and relaxed. I was a ball of nerves the day of the wedding, and Darlene was able to make me relax and laugh during our ceremony - which added to some great candid photos!

With the aid of Darlene's sample ceremonies, we were able to choose and edit the ceremony wording to reflect both my vision and my fiance's vision for our interfaith ceremony.

Darlene was also incredibly flexible! She was able to squeeze us in for a last minute decision to have a rehearsal ceremony they day before our wedding!
Darlene Shlesinger was wonderful! She created the atmosphere we wanted for our wedding day, lighthearted and relaxed. I Read more...
Darlene Shlesinger was wonderful! She created the atmosphere we wanted for our wedding day, lighthearted and relaxed. I was a ball of nerves the day of the wedding, and Darlene was able to make me relax and laugh during our ceremony - which added to some great candid photos!

With the aid of Darlene's sample ceremonies, we were able to choose and edit the ceremony wording to reflect both my vision and my fiance's vision for our interfaith ceremony.

Darlene was also incredibly flexible! She was able to squeeze us in for a last minute decision to have a rehearsal ceremony they day before our wedding! Read less
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Mike
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
I would recommend the reverend for anyone
She is a good listener and delivered exactly the kind of ceremony we were after
Not just on words but in spirit
I would recommend the reverend for anyone
She is a good listener and delivered exactly the kind of ceremony we were Read more...
I would recommend the reverend for anyone
She is a good listener and delivered exactly the kind of ceremony we were after
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Allison
Wedding:
8/16/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene was wonderful! She was very flexible and quick to respond to any emails. She worked with us creating a personalized ceremony and made us feel very comfortable during the actual ceremony. I would highly reccomend her to anyone planning a wedding.
Darlene was wonderful! She was very flexible and quick to respond to any emails. She worked with us creating a Read more...
Darlene was wonderful! She was very flexible and quick to respond to any emails. She worked with us creating a personalized ceremony and made us feel very comfortable during the actual ceremony. I would highly reccomend her to anyone planning a wedding. Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
5/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev. Darlene was amazing!! She was so personable and accommodating. She gave my husband and I exactly what we wanted in a ceremony. She provided the perfect balance between a sentimental and humorous ceremony. We received more compliments about her than anything else in our wedding! She comes highly recommended and any bride and groom would be lucky to have her be apart of their wedding.
Rev. Darlene was amazing!! She was so personable and accommodating. She gave my husband and I exactly what we wanted in a Read more...
Rev. Darlene was amazing!! She was so personable and accommodating. She gave my husband and I exactly what we wanted in a ceremony. She provided the perfect balance between a sentimental and humorous ceremony. We received more compliments about her than anything else in our wedding! She comes highly recommended and any bride and groom would be lucky to have her be apart of their wedding. Read less
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Livier
Wedding:
5/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev. Darlene was such a big help and easy to work with. We planned our wedding in pretty much a month and seeing that it was for Memorial Day weekend, concerns with availability were an issue. She met with us the very next day after we called her and went over everything in great detail. It was a pretty easy decision once we spoke with her and got to know her. She added a little humor into our ceremony which was great for us and customized the ceremony to include a couple new traditions that she hadn't done before and it all went really well. Highly recommended! Thanks Darlene for helping us create a wonderful memory!
Rev. Darlene was such a big help and easy to work with. We planned our wedding in pretty much a month and seeing that it Read more...
Rev. Darlene was such a big help and easy to work with. We planned our wedding in pretty much a month and seeing that it was for Memorial Day weekend, concerns with availability were an issue. She met with us the very next day after we called her and went over everything in great detail. It was a pretty easy decision once we spoke with her and got to know her. She added a little humor into our ceremony which was great for us and customized the ceremony to include a couple new traditions that she hadn't done before and it all went really well. Highly recommended! Thanks Darlene for helping us create a wonderful memory! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
She made our special day a more memorial day, she was fun and professional. Everyone had a fun time at my wedding. Thank You very much! Would highly recommend her!! :-)
She made our special day a more memorial day, she was fun and professional. Everyone had a fun time at my wedding. Thank Read more...
She made our special day a more memorial day, she was fun and professional. Everyone had a fun time at my wedding. Thank You very much! Would highly recommend her!! :-) Read less
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a
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
we had a blast, Darlene was great. we told her to have fun with us and she made our special day very, well very special. great day
Alecia & Jason Parker
we had a blast, Darlene was great. we told her to have fun with us and she made our special day very, well very special. Read more...
we had a blast, Darlene was great. we told her to have fun with us and she made our special day very, well very special. great day
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Paula
Wedding:
5/4/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I both think that she was personable easy to work with, could not say enough good things about her. The guests on the day of the wedding thought she was great!!!!
My husband and I both think that she was personable easy to work with, could not say enough good things about her. The Read more...
My husband and I both think that she was personable easy to work with, could not say enough good things about her. The guests on the day of the wedding thought she was great!!!! Read less
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Juanita
Wedding:
1/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Darlene was awesome. She sent me a ton of examples of ceremony scripts before our B&B wedding that helped me put together one that was perfect for us. When our wedding day arrived, Darlene injected the perfect amount of humor into our ceremony and made it feel really personal. I would definitely recommend her!
Darlene was awesome. She sent me a ton of examples of ceremony scripts before our B&B wedding that helped me put together Read more...
Darlene was awesome. She sent me a ton of examples of ceremony scripts before our B&B wedding that helped me put together one that was perfect for us. When our wedding day arrived, Darlene injected the perfect amount of humor into our ceremony and made it feel really personal. I would definitely recommend her! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Personal Touch Ceremonies did a fabulous job at our wedding! I wouldn't have had anyone else be the officiant! She was professional and kept a sense of humor.
Personal Touch Ceremonies did a fabulous job at our wedding! I wouldn't have had anyone else be the officiant! She was Read more...
Personal Touch Ceremonies did a fabulous job at our wedding! I wouldn't have had anyone else be the officiant! She was professional and kept a sense of humor. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
She was very flexible and had a good sense of humor. Id recommend her to anybody who wants a fantastic wedding!
She was very flexible and had a good sense of humor. Id recommend her to anybody who wants a fantastic wedding!
She was very flexible and had a good sense of humor. Id recommend her to anybody who wants a fantastic wedding! Read less
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Susan
Wedding:
12/24/2012
5.0/5.0
My Husband and I were engaged for 6 years and decided to have an Impromptu wedding. It was on Christmas Eve.( the day we got engaged), 2012 and Rev. Shlesinger had no problem with coming over for a few hours to Marry Ted and I. I had asked her only 2 months in advance and she was Happy to come by and make our Ceremony Very Special!
Thank You!
Sincerely, Susan Knott :)
My Husband and I were engaged for 6 years and decided to have an Impromptu wedding. It was on Christmas Eve.( the day we Read more...
My Husband and I were engaged for 6 years and decided to have an Impromptu wedding. It was on Christmas Eve.( the day we got engaged), 2012 and Rev. Shlesinger had no problem with coming over for a few hours to Marry Ted and I. I had asked her only 2 months in advance and she was Happy to come by and make our Ceremony Very Special!
Thank You!
Sincerely, Susan Knott :) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
12/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Today was absolutely the most amazing day!! And the days leading up to it Rev. Darlene made completely stress free :) She handled our last minute arrangements professionally and compassionately. I will absolutely recommend her to any couple I hear is engaged!!
Today was absolutely the most amazing day!! And the days leading up to it Rev. Darlene made completely stress free :) She Read more...
Today was absolutely the most amazing day!! And the days leading up to it Rev. Darlene made completely stress free :) She handled our last minute arrangements professionally and compassionately. I will absolutely recommend her to any couple I hear is engaged!! Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
11/8/2012
5.0/5.0
Personal Touch Ceremonies was great to work with. Fast to respond and flexible. Provided me with lots of sample wedding ceremonies for ideas and helped me create my perfect ceremony. Wonderful experience!
Personal Touch Ceremonies was great to work with. Fast to respond and flexible. Provided me with lots of sample wedding Read more...
Personal Touch Ceremonies was great to work with. Fast to respond and flexible. Provided me with lots of sample wedding ceremonies for ideas and helped me create my perfect ceremony. Wonderful experience! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
10/20/2012
5.0/5.0
Loved our ceremony ...short ,sweet just how we wanted it ! Darlene was great , quick responses to my hundreds of questions ! :)
Loved our ceremony ...short ,sweet just how we wanted it ! Darlene was great , quick responses to my hundreds of questions Read more...
Loved our ceremony ...short ,sweet just how we wanted it ! Darlene was great , quick responses to my hundreds of questions ! :) Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
10/20/2012
5.0/5.0
From the moment I called Darlene she was the best. She kept in touch through email and telephone and was always supportive and patient even when I sent my deposit to the wrong address and she had to wait an additional two weeks. She is the such a terrific person. Just having her as Minister made it so easy. My ceromony was beautiful and she even offered to have her daughter take pictures for a minimul fee. The pictures were beautiful. I will always be grateful to them both for making my wedding day beautiful.
From the moment I called Darlene she was the best. She kept in touch through email and telephone and was always supportive Read more...
From the moment I called Darlene she was the best. She kept in touch through email and telephone and was always supportive and patient even when I sent my deposit to the wrong address and she had to wait an additional two weeks. She is the such a terrific person. Just having her as Minister made it so easy. My ceromony was beautiful and she even offered to have her daughter take pictures for a minimul fee. The pictures were beautiful. I will always be grateful to them both for making my wedding day beautiful. Read less
Services Used: Officiant, Photography
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Sarah
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
I am still hearing my friends and family talking about what an incredible job Darlene did at my wedding. She was professional yet still personable. Her sense of humor came out in all the appropriate ways. We laughed. We cried. The second best decision I ever made. Only rivaled to my decision to marry such a great man ;-). Thanks again!!!
I am still hearing my friends and family talking about what an incredible job Darlene did at my wedding. She was Read more...
I am still hearing my friends and family talking about what an incredible job Darlene did at my wedding. She was professional yet still personable. Her sense of humor came out in all the appropriate ways. We laughed. We cried. The second best decision I ever made. Only rivaled to my decision to marry such a great man ;-). Thanks again!!! Read less
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Leslie
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was wonderful, she was funny, up beat and delivered our ceremony and vows beautifully.
Darlene was wonderful, she was funny, up beat and delivered our ceremony and vows beautifully.
Darlene was wonderful, she was funny, up beat and delivered our ceremony and vows beautifully. Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
10/11/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene provided exactly what we wanted for our ceremony, down to any personal touches we requested. Darlene was always very responsive with any questions I had. She is very friendly and was very engaging with us. We could not have asked for anything more!
Darlene provided exactly what we wanted for our ceremony, down to any personal touches we requested. Darlene was always Read more...
Darlene provided exactly what we wanted for our ceremony, down to any personal touches we requested. Darlene was always very responsive with any questions I had. She is very friendly and was very engaging with us. We could not have asked for anything more! Read less
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Kevin
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
It seems it's always such an awkward and somewhat nerve racking time trying to find "strangers" (vendors) to hire their services for your wedding day. The day we went to the appointment to meet with Darlene, we immediately felt relaxed and welcomed into her own home. The few moments we had discusssing what we wanted for our special day seemed to be just a normal conversation between friends, making it very easy to choose her.
On the day of the wedding, she came ready; and with a smile and demeanor to keep us relaxed leading up to the service. During the ceremony she kept us on track, with a few heartfelt laughs and moments that we we'll never forget. Afterwards, many of our guests wanted to know if we knew Darlene personally, because of all the exchanges we had.
Darlene is good at what she does and we were elated to find her. Of course, it was even better that she honored us by officiating our wedding and making that part of the day one of the smoothest. Something we can look back on and appreciate always.
She is attentive to your needs and has a broad variety of ceremonies to choose from, making it an easy time selecting the one that's right for your style. Extremely outgoing, great personality, and was simply a pleasure to work with. Thanks, Darlene!!
It seems it's always such an awkward and somewhat nerve racking time trying to find "strangers" (vendors) to hire their Read more...
It seems it's always such an awkward and somewhat nerve racking time trying to find "strangers" (vendors) to hire their services for your wedding day. The day we went to the appointment to meet with Darlene, we immediately felt relaxed and welcomed into her own home. The few moments we had discusssing what we wanted for our special day seemed to be just a normal conversation between friends, making it very easy to choose her.
On the day of the wedding, she came ready; and with a smile and demeanor to keep us relaxed leading up to the service. During the ceremony she kept us on track, with a few heartfelt laughs and moments that we we'll never forget. Afterwards, many of our guests wanted to know if we knew Darlene personally, because of all the exchanges we had.
Darlene is good at what she does and we were elated to find her. Of course, it was even better that she honored us by officiating our wedding and making that part of the day one of the smoothest. Something we can look back on and appreciate always.
She is attentive to your needs and has a broad variety of ceremonies to choose from, making it an easy time selecting the one that's right for your style. Extremely outgoing, great personality, and was simply a pleasure to work with. Thanks, Darlene!! Read less
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amber
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was a perfect match for us. She added a tasteful treat to out ceremony when we had least expected it; but that's what we loved about her. She listened to us when we had our meeting with her and we told her about our relationship. She definitely added the livelihood we wanted out of our ceremony, I'd recommend her to anyone. :)
Darlene was a perfect match for us. She added a tasteful treat to out ceremony when we had least expected it; but that's Read more...
Darlene was a perfect match for us. She added a tasteful treat to out ceremony when we had least expected it; but that's what we loved about her. She listened to us when we had our meeting with her and we told her about our relationship. She definitely added the livelihood we wanted out of our ceremony, I'd recommend her to anyone. :) Read less
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BECCA
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was great gave us exactly what we asked for without any questions or pressuring us to change out views
Darlene was great gave us exactly what we asked for without any questions or pressuring us to change out views
Darlene was great gave us exactly what we asked for without any questions or pressuring us to change out views Read less
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MIchelle
Wedding:
8/26/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene helped make our day perfect! She was so easy to work with, engaging & really helped to make the day about us!
Darlene helped make our day perfect! She was so easy to work with, engaging & really helped to make the day about us!
Darlene helped make our day perfect! She was so easy to work with, engaging & really helped to make the day about us! Read less
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Joe
Wedding:
8/25/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was the perfect touch for our ceremony. She was so caring and sincere in everything she provided, and let's not forget her sense of humor!!! We recommend her highly for any ceremony. You will love her. We will never forget the special moment she gave us.

Joey & Kristen
Darlene was the perfect touch for our ceremony. She was so caring and sincere in everything she provided, and let's not Read more...
Darlene was the perfect touch for our ceremony. She was so caring and sincere in everything she provided, and let's not forget her sense of humor!!! We recommend her highly for any ceremony. You will love her. We will never forget the special moment she gave us.

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Crystle
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was great! She was easy going and fun and a perfect fit for our wedding day. My husbands phone rang during the ceremony and she handlers it perfectly, we all had a good laugh. Thank you Darlene!
Darlene was great! She was easy going and fun and a perfect fit for our wedding day. My husbands phone rang during the Read more...
Darlene was great! She was easy going and fun and a perfect fit for our wedding day. My husbands phone rang during the ceremony and she handlers it perfectly, we all had a good laugh. Thank you Darlene! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
This officiant was great! I was able to conduct most of the preparation over email (which I prefer to use rather than by phone). She was happy to do just what we wanted for the ceremony, and was very helpful about informing us of what we needed to do.
This officiant was great! I was able to conduct most of the preparation over email (which I prefer to use rather than by Read more...
This officiant was great! I was able to conduct most of the preparation over email (which I prefer to use rather than by phone). She was happy to do just what we wanted for the ceremony, and was very helpful about informing us of what we needed to do. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
very professional and very pleasant experience
very professional and very pleasant experience
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Eladio
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Rev. Shlesinger was great; my family loved her and commented how beautiful the ceremony was and how she made everyone feel like she was part of the family. Several guests even asked for her contact info for their wedding.
Rev. Shlesinger was great; my family loved her and commented how beautiful the ceremony was and how she made everyone feel Read more...
Rev. Shlesinger was great; my family loved her and commented how beautiful the ceremony was and how she made everyone feel like she was part of the family. Several guests even asked for her contact info for their wedding. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Excellent service? Put everyone at ease but maintained professionalism. Came prepared, on time, and professional
Excellent service? Put everyone at ease but maintained professionalism. Came prepared, on time, and professional
Excellent service? Put everyone at ease but maintained professionalism. Came prepared, on time, and professional Read less
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joe
Wedding:
8/3/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene Shlesinger was great! She was easy to work with and helped us with our vows. She was very professional and we highly recommend her.

Thanks Darlene!

P & J
Darlene Shlesinger was great! She was easy to work with and helped us with our vows. She was very professional and we Read more...
Darlene Shlesinger was great! She was easy to work with and helped us with our vows. She was very professional and we highly recommend her.

Thanks Darlene!

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Holly
Wedding:
7/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was very easy to work with. She provided guidance in selections for our wedding ceremonyand gave input that helped us develop it perfectly! We were very impressed with her prompt responses whenever we need her! She was friendly, resourceful and very professional. Thanks so very much Darlene!
Darlene was very easy to work with. She provided guidance in selections for our wedding ceremonyand gave input that helped Read more...
Darlene was very easy to work with. She provided guidance in selections for our wedding ceremonyand gave input that helped us develop it perfectly! We were very impressed with her prompt responses whenever we need her! She was friendly, resourceful and very professional. Thanks so very much Darlene! Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Darlene was absolutely fantastic from the first meeting my husband and I had with her until after the wedding. She was one of the few things that I knew I wouldn't have to stress over. Everything was handled with keeping the bride at ease and she did that well. Darlene taylored the wedding ceremony exactally to what would fit our personality and we couldn't have been happier. After the ceremony all of the guests commented on how great the Officiant was.
Darlene was absolutely fantastic from the first meeting my husband and I had with her until after the wedding. She was one Read more...
Darlene was absolutely fantastic from the first meeting my husband and I had with her until after the wedding. She was one of the few things that I knew I wouldn't have to stress over. Everything was handled with keeping the bride at ease and she did that well. Darlene taylored the wedding ceremony exactally to what would fit our personality and we couldn't have been happier. After the ceremony all of the guests commented on how great the Officiant was. Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
After the ceremony was over, I can't tell you how many people asked who the officiant was. She was FANTASTIC!! Definitely put me at ease and made us all laugh during the ceremoy so it wasn't so stuffy which is exactally the way we wanted it.
After the ceremony was over, I can't tell you how many people asked who the officiant was. She was FANTASTIC!! Definitely Read more...
After the ceremony was over, I can't tell you how many people asked who the officiant was. She was FANTASTIC!! Definitely put me at ease and made us all laugh during the ceremoy so it wasn't so stuffy which is exactally the way we wanted it. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Rev. Darlene , you made OUR ceremony a great event ! We still receive compliments ....you exceeded our expectations and we will see you in the future with our friends and family! Thank you again ! Alex and Kristen
Rev. Darlene , you made OUR ceremony a great event ! We still receive compliments ....you exceeded our expectations and we Read more...
Rev. Darlene , you made OUR ceremony a great event ! We still receive compliments ....you exceeded our expectations and we will see you in the future with our friends and family! Thank you again ! Alex and Kristen Read less
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Kimberly
Wedding:
5/25/2012
5.0/5.0
She was wonderful! I would absolutely recommend her and have to friends! my husband and I felt very comfortable! She made us feel at ease!
She was wonderful! I would absolutely recommend her and have to friends! my husband and I felt very comfortable! She made Read more...
She was wonderful! I would absolutely recommend her and have to friends! my husband and I felt very comfortable! She made us feel at ease! Read less
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eric
Wedding:
5/24/2012
5.0/5.0
Rev. Darlene , you made our ceremony so memorable and just blindly calling people and not knowing who to hire for such a special day , you really EXCEEDED our expectations! We will refer you and see you again at our renwewal anniversaries!! Thanks again! Eric and Pam Weiss
Rev. Darlene , you made our ceremony so memorable and just blindly calling people and not knowing who to hire for such a Read more...
Rev. Darlene , you made our ceremony so memorable and just blindly calling people and not knowing who to hire for such a special day , you really EXCEEDED our expectations! We will refer you and see you again at our renwewal anniversaries!! Thanks again! Eric and Pam Weiss Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
7/15/2011
5.0/5.0
We absolutely loved Darlene. We had a destination wedding in the area so had only met her once before the wedding.She replied quickly to emails and was very flexible when it came to the ceremony format and content. She's also a lot of fun. If you're looking for someone who is flexible and professional, I highly recommend Darlene.
We absolutely loved Darlene. We had a destination wedding in the area so had only met her once before the wedding.She Read more...
We absolutely loved Darlene. We had a destination wedding in the area so had only met her once before the wedding.She replied quickly to emails and was very flexible when it came to the ceremony format and content. She's also a lot of fun. If you're looking for someone who is flexible and professional, I highly recommend Darlene. Read less
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Ilanna
Wedding:
6/24/2011
5.0/5.0
Darlene was fantastic. I spoke with several officiants on the phone prior to speaking with Darlene. They were dry and boring but Darlene was a breathe of fresh air. She is very sincere and helps you to personalize your ceremony, it was not cookie cutter. She made us feel comfortable throughout the planning process as well as the day of. Our guests commented on what a fabulous job Darlene did, making all of us laugh rather than standing up there being stressed out. I would highly recommend her services.
Darlene was fantastic. I spoke with several officiants on the phone prior to speaking with Darlene. They were dry and Read more...
Darlene was fantastic. I spoke with several officiants on the phone prior to speaking with Darlene. They were dry and boring but Darlene was a breathe of fresh air. She is very sincere and helps you to personalize your ceremony, it was not cookie cutter. She made us feel comfortable throughout the planning process as well as the day of. Our guests commented on what a fabulous job Darlene did, making all of us laugh rather than standing up there being stressed out. I would highly recommend her services. Read less
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chrissybear82
Wedding:
5/23/2010
5.0/5.0
Darlene is great! She worked with us to get our vows cut down short and sweet, but still meaningful. She is friendly and makes you feel comfortable.
Darlene is great! She worked with us to get our vows cut down short and sweet, but still meaningful. She is friendly and Read more...
Darlene is great! She worked with us to get our vows cut down short and sweet, but still meaningful. She is friendly and makes you feel comfortable. Read less
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Dawn
Wedding:
5/23/2009
5.0/5.0
Deborah was extremely professional and personable. my husband and I live in CT and were married in Newport, RI in a gazebo at a park by the water. It was a small wedding just myself, my husband, and six others, yet Deborah made it seem as if the world stood still to share the day with us. She was like having another friend there, very supportive of all our concerns and questions. I would definitely recommend her services.
Deborah was extremely professional and personable. my husband and I live in CT and were married in Newport, RI in a gazebo Read more...
Deborah was extremely professional and personable. my husband and I live in CT and were married in Newport, RI in a gazebo at a park by the water. It was a small wedding just myself, my husband, and six others, yet Deborah made it seem as if the world stood still to share the day with us. She was like having another friend there, very supportive of all our concerns and questions. I would definitely recommend her services. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.9/5.0
Very happy - would highly recommend!
Very happy - would highly recommend!
Very happy - would highly recommend! Read less
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Linda
Wedding:
4/28/2013
4.9/5.0
Rev. Darlene Shlesinger was amazing we had so much fun, she made the day a blast. Everyone was very impressed with the way she performed the service and her personality showed right through. I would recommend her to anyone that I know. I tell everyone all the time what a pleasure it was to have her preform our ceremony. I am so glad we were able to meet her-she is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rev. Darlene Shlesinger was amazing we had so much fun, she made the day a blast. Everyone was very impressed with the way Read more...
Rev. Darlene Shlesinger was amazing we had so much fun, she made the day a blast. Everyone was very impressed with the way she performed the service and her personality showed right through. I would recommend her to anyone that I know. I tell everyone all the time what a pleasure it was to have her preform our ceremony. I am so glad we were able to meet her-she is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!! Read less
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Katherine
Wedding:
12/29/2012
4.9/5.0
Darlene was a pleasure to work with we couldn't have asked for better..she was truley amazing
Darlene was a pleasure to work with we couldn't have asked for better..she was truley amazing
Darlene was a pleasure to work with we couldn't have asked for better..she was truley amazing Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
The ceremony was wonderful. We received so many comments regarding how nice the Officiant was and what a wonderful job he did. We were very pleased and would highly recommend him to anyone planning a wedding.
The ceremony was wonderful. We received so many comments regarding how nice the Officiant was and what a wonderful job he Read more...
The ceremony was wonderful. We received so many comments regarding how nice the Officiant was and what a wonderful job he did. We were very pleased and would highly recommend him to anyone planning a wedding. Read less
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Robin
Wedding:
9/27/2013
4.8/5.0
Helped us with how to arrange our ceremony as well as gave us perfect advice re: town hall paperwork. Very serious ceremony and we do recommend the gazebo /park in Hope RI as location.
Helped us with how to arrange our ceremony as well as gave us perfect advice re: town hall paperwork. Very serious Read more...
Helped us with how to arrange our ceremony as well as gave us perfect advice re: town hall paperwork. Very serious ceremony and we do recommend the gazebo /park in Hope RI as location. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
9/14/2013
4.8/5.0
She worked with us on creating a ceremony that was significant to us as a couple. We both very much enjoyed the ceremony and the day. Darlene was able to add a comedy to the ceremony that kept things very personal but light and airy at the same time.
She worked with us on creating a ceremony that was significant to us as a couple. We both very much enjoyed the ceremony Read more...
She worked with us on creating a ceremony that was significant to us as a couple. We both very much enjoyed the ceremony and the day. Darlene was able to add a comedy to the ceremony that kept things very personal but light and airy at the same time. Read less
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Katie-Ann
Wedding:
7/14/2012
4.8/5.0
Darlene was a joy to work with and offered guidance to my husband and I over our year of planning for the big day.
Darlene was a joy to work with and offered guidance to my husband and I over our year of planning for the big day.
Darlene was a joy to work with and offered guidance to my husband and I over our year of planning for the big day. Read less
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Foxy1
Wedding:
3/31/2010
4.8/5.0
Working with Rev. Darlene was so stress-free and easy. She made the whole process of planning our ceremony very easy! I would reccommend her highly!
Working with Rev. Darlene was so stress-free and easy. She made the whole process of planning our ceremony very easy! I Read more...
Working with Rev. Darlene was so stress-free and easy. She made the whole process of planning our ceremony very easy! I would reccommend her highly! Read less
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Jacob
Wedding:
8/25/2012
4.7/5.0
Darlene did a great job at our wedding. In addition to doing all the standard things that are expected of an officiant (e.g., maintaining good communication, being organized, speaking well, taking care of documentation promptly and professionally), Darlene seemed to genuinely care about the quality of our ceremony. Her experience and professionalism showed, and as a somewhat nervous groom, I appreciated the comfort her leadership evoked in the final minutes leading up to the ceremony. I felt that I was in good hands, which enabled me to focus on my bride without any distractions or concerns.

Lastly, it was clear that Darlene had taken the time to get a good read on how my bride and I functioned as a couple, which indicated to me that it was very important to her to make the ceremony special for us. I couldn't be more pleased.
Darlene did a great job at our wedding. In addition to doing all the standard things that are expected of an officiant Read more...
Darlene did a great job at our wedding. In addition to doing all the standard things that are expected of an officiant (e.g., maintaining good communication, being organized, speaking well, taking care of documentation promptly and professionally), Darlene seemed to genuinely care about the quality of our ceremony. Her experience and professionalism showed, and as a somewhat nervous groom, I appreciated the comfort her leadership evoked in the final minutes leading up to the ceremony. I felt that I was in good hands, which enabled me to focus on my bride without any distractions or concerns.

Lastly, it was clear that Darlene had taken the time to get a good read on how my bride and I functioned as a couple, which indicated to me that it was very important to her to make the ceremony special for us. I couldn't be more pleased. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Kristen
Wedding:
7/7/2012
4.7/5.0
Darlene officiated my wedding and she was absolutely delightful, easy to work with and accomodating. We wanted a very non-religious ceremony and she was more than willing to work with us to get our "perfect ceremony". I would recommend her to anyone looking for a fun, personable, friendly and accomodating JOP!
Darlene officiated my wedding and she was absolutely delightful, easy to work with and accomodating. We wanted a very Read more...
Darlene officiated my wedding and she was absolutely delightful, easy to work with and accomodating. We wanted a very non-religious ceremony and she was more than willing to work with us to get our "perfect ceremony". I would recommend her to anyone looking for a fun, personable, friendly and accomodating JOP! Read less
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Katti
Wedding:
10/6/2013
4.6/5.0
Darlene was very easy to work with. She encouraged a fun and lighthearted ceremony that was still very special. She was very professional but her sense of humor still came through.
Darlene was very easy to work with. She encouraged a fun and lighthearted ceremony that was still very special. She was Read more...
Darlene was very easy to work with. She encouraged a fun and lighthearted ceremony that was still very special. She was very professional but her sense of humor still came through. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.3/5.0
Darlene was great and very personable. If you are looking for a non traditional ceremony then she's your lady.
Darlene was great and very personable. If you are looking for a non traditional ceremony then she's your lady.
Darlene was great and very personable. If you are looking for a non traditional ceremony then she's your lady. Read less
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