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Rent A Preacher

Thiensville , WI
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LOCATION

106 E. Freistadt road, c/o Fantasy Flowers
Thiensville, WI 53092 US (map)

PHONE

262-853-3099

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Wedding? Commitment ceremony? Renewing your vows? Hand-fasting? Spiritual joining? Elopement? Need a minister without a church affiliation? Theme wedding: Scottish, Irish? (I own my own... Read more
Wedding? Commitment ceremony? Renewing your vows? Hand-fasting? Spiritual joining? Elopement? Need a minister without a church affiliation? Theme wedding: Scottish, Irish? (I own my own formal Scottish kilt, jacket, etc.)
Additional services: Baptisms, christenings, naming ceremonies, and funerals.

I can help you create that meaningful ceremony that expresses who you are as a couple and as individuals, I am very tolerant of all religious and spiritual beliefs and therefore can create a memorable ceremony that reflects your personal religious choices, beliefs and values.

Personalized ceremonies are my specialty; however standard marriage services are available as well. Either quick and simple or embellished with traditions and pomp and circumstance, you end up with a 'ceremony done your way.' 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, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
30-60 Mins.

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Jason
Wedding:
6/6/2015
5.0/5.0
If you come across Russ your search for an officiant is finally over ! Excellent personality with professionalism as well as humor ! I had a loud obnoxious group and he pulled through it and blended in perfectly ! The best compliment I can give are the guests reactions when they all said where did you find this guy (in a good way) ? We all enjoyed his services as well as making an extra effort to meet with us prior to the wedding date for accuracy ! If he is available book him !! You wil not regret it ! Thank you Russ for a beautiful wedding ! Jason and Alex
P.S. It didn't rain ! (Thank you )
If you come across Russ your search for an officiant is finally over ! Excellent personality with professionalism as well Read more...
If you come across Russ your search for an officiant is finally over ! Excellent personality with professionalism as well as humor ! I had a loud obnoxious group and he pulled through it and blended in perfectly ! The best compliment I can give are the guests reactions when they all said where did you find this guy (in a good way) ? We all enjoyed his services as well as making an extra effort to meet with us prior to the wedding date for accuracy ! If he is available book him !! You wil not regret it ! Thank you Russ for a beautiful wedding ! Jason and Alex
P.S. It didn't rain ! (Thank you ) Read less
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Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

I can say the same about you two. Easy going, fun couple, with crazy and genuine friends.
Thanks for picking me and allowing me to be part of your big day.
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Alex
Wedding:
5/23/2015
5.0/5.0
"Rev Russ" was absolutely incredible in making our day as special as it was in Lake Geneva. If I could describe Russ in one word it would certainly be "unique" in the sense he delivers wisdom, spirituality and guidance in a way that younger couples easily understand. An excellent combination of eloquence and genuine wit - he certainly kept the crowd engaged throughout the ceremony and kept us both laughing (and most importantly calm!) Russ was extremely flexible and one of a kind.
"Rev Russ" was absolutely incredible in making our day as special as it was in Lake Geneva. If I could describe Russ in Read more...
"Rev Russ" was absolutely incredible in making our day as special as it was in Lake Geneva. If I could describe Russ in one word it would certainly be "unique" in the sense he delivers wisdom, spirituality and guidance in a way that younger couples easily understand. An excellent combination of eloquence and genuine wit - he certainly kept the crowd engaged throughout the ceremony and kept us both laughing (and most importantly calm!) Russ was extremely flexible and one of a kind. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

I am a fortunate guy. I get to spend time with couples like you two.
Thank you.
Rev. Russ
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Nina
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Great experience. Kept the ceremony light and fun while still maintaining the seriousness of the moment.
Great experience. Kept the ceremony light and fun while still maintaining the seriousness of the moment.
Great experience. Kept the ceremony light and fun while still maintaining the seriousness of the moment. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

You two made it easy for me.
I hope your wedding venue takes off. You have a great site and the field of wild flowers is awesome!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.6/5.0
Rev. Russ was amazing showing up 45 minutes to an hour early was a big relief. He prepared a beautiful ceremony for us, he was extremely friendly and very professional. He stayed for the cocktail hour before the reception and was very friendly and well liked by everyone. I would recommend Rev. Russ to anyone who asks. His fees were extremely reasonable and We were very happy with his services.
Rev. Russ was amazing showing up 45 minutes to an hour early was a big relief. He prepared a beautiful ceremony for us, he Read more...
Rev. Russ was amazing showing up 45 minutes to an hour early was a big relief. He prepared a beautiful ceremony for us, he was extremely friendly and very professional. He stayed for the cocktail hour before the reception and was very friendly and well liked by everyone. I would recommend Rev. Russ to anyone who asks. His fees were extremely reasonable and We were very happy with his services. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

Working with fun people and meeting their family and friends is one of the perks of my job.
Thank you for sharing your day with me.
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Joni
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev. Russ was amazing!! He was exactly what we needed for our ceremony. He was kind, humorous and made us feel very comfortable and at ease! I absolutely recommend Rev. Russ for any type of wedding ceremony! Thank you so much for sharing our day with us Rev!
Rev. Russ was amazing!! He was exactly what we needed for our ceremony. He was kind, humorous and made us feel very Read more...
Rev. Russ was amazing!! He was exactly what we needed for our ceremony. He was kind, humorous and made us feel very comfortable and at ease! I absolutely recommend Rev. Russ for any type of wedding ceremony! Thank you so much for sharing our day with us Rev! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

Most kind words, working with great couples like you two makes what I do a pleasure.
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Jenna
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Rev. Russ was great! He was very helpful with the rehearsal and getting everybody in their spots on how it was going to go, exactly. He modified the ceremony just how we would want it. I knew It was going to be great service when one of the first things he said was "Now it would be normally asked who gives this woman to this man, but we know now that women are not property". This fit right in line with my views. He was also very entertaining and funny and I had many comments from guests and family that they very much enjoyed the service. Highly recommended, also a great value for the services offered.
Rev. Russ was great! He was very helpful with the rehearsal and getting everybody in their spots on how it was going to Read more...
Rev. Russ was great! He was very helpful with the rehearsal and getting everybody in their spots on how it was going to go, exactly. He modified the ceremony just how we would want it. I knew It was going to be great service when one of the first things he said was "Now it would be normally asked who gives this woman to this man, but we know now that women are not property". This fit right in line with my views. He was also very entertaining and funny and I had many comments from guests and family that they very much enjoyed the service. Highly recommended, also a great value for the services offered. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

Performing ceremonies is one of the great joys in my life, performing your's was very special for me, thank you for allowing me to share in your day.
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Kristin
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Russ was so helpful in not only getting our bridal party organized during the rehearsal, but he also helped calm us both down the day of the wedding.

He gets back to you in a timely fashion and helped make out ceremony personal by meeting with us several times and truly taking the time to get to know us as a couple!

You rocked Russ :)

Kristin & Corey Butler
Russ was so helpful in not only getting our bridal party organized during the rehearsal, but he also helped calm us both Read more...
Russ was so helpful in not only getting our bridal party organized during the rehearsal, but he also helped calm us both down the day of the wedding.

He gets back to you in a timely fashion and helped make out ceremony personal by meeting with us several times and truly taking the time to get to know us as a couple!

You rocked Russ :)

Kristin & Corey Butler Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

You'll make me blush. You two were awesome to work with.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Russ did an amazing job with our ceremony. The only downfall was the mispronunciation of our new last name at the end of the ceremony. Otherwise, amazing officiant and would highly recommend!
Russ did an amazing job with our ceremony. The only downfall was the mispronunciation of our new last name at the end of Read more...
Russ did an amazing job with our ceremony. The only downfall was the mispronunciation of our new last name at the end of the ceremony. Otherwise, amazing officiant and would highly recommend! Read less
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Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

I am so sorry that I stumbled over your new last name.
You two and your families were so much fun, you and your Dad running down the aisle that the rehearsal will be added to my stories that I tell and I will be using that 'before I pronounce' piece again, thank you!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Reverend Russ had a nice presence
Reverend Russ had a nice presence
Reverend Russ had a nice presence Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

Thank you for the kind words. Being good is different than 'being there' for my couples and I am glad that you were pleased.
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Heather
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev Russ was outstanding!!!! After talking to some other officiants (and being left speechless after hearing their costs) we finally came across Rev Russ! From the first time we met, we all clicked. He was very personable and took an interest in learning about our relationship. Up until the ceremony, there was uncertainty about one of the readings. He was totally okay with going with the flow. It was crazy windy during our ceremony, but Rev Russ knew just how to handle it. The ceremony was the perfect length! His prayer before dinner was very nice also. Rev Russ was amazing at responding to any e-mails, and had plenty of content to choose from. I couldn't have asked for anything better!
Rev Russ was outstanding!!!! After talking to some other officiants (and being left speechless after hearing their costs) Read more...
Rev Russ was outstanding!!!! After talking to some other officiants (and being left speechless after hearing their costs) we finally came across Rev Russ! From the first time we met, we all clicked. He was very personable and took an interest in learning about our relationship. Up until the ceremony, there was uncertainty about one of the readings. He was totally okay with going with the flow. It was crazy windy during our ceremony, but Rev Russ knew just how to handle it. The ceremony was the perfect length! His prayer before dinner was very nice also. Rev Russ was amazing at responding to any e-mails, and had plenty of content to choose from. I couldn't have asked for anything better! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rent A Preacher responded with the following comments:

H/G: You two were such a fun couple!
I wish you two a long & happy life together.

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