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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More!

Austin , TX

LOCATION

7310 Manchaca Road, Suite 152308
Austin, TX US 78715 (map)
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ABOUT US

Where is Your Dream Ceremony?

Wherever you plan to share your vows of commitment and love with your beloved, whether it is in a park or a church, in the hill country or on the... Read more
Where is Your Dream Ceremony?

Wherever you plan to share your vows of commitment and love with your beloved, whether it is in a park or a church, in the hill country or on the beach, on the Greenbelt or a kayak in the middle of Lady Bird Lake, or at the lovely Chapel Dulcinea - I will help you create a ceremony which perfectly reflects your personality, your love and your life.

I work WITH you to create a personalized ceremony that is uniquely you - that reflects your personality as a couple; that reflects you lifestyle, your desires, your needs and your wishes.

THE PROCESS - WHAT YOU GET FOR YOUR MONEY:

Based on information from our first conversation, I will personalize a ceremony just for you, email you a draft for your review, and make any changes you request.

After our first meeting, I will provide you with my customized The Wedding Idea Book which provides over 25 pages of readings, sample vows, various rituals, family blessings and other ceremony elements to help us create your unique and individualized ceremony.

Several weeks before the ceremony I will email you with the complete script of your ceremony - from my opening Words of Welcome to your recessional at the end of the ceremony - so that you will know exactly how your ceremony will flow and proceed. Your satisfaction in every detail is my goal!

I want you to be totally satisfied with the professional services that I provide that make your wedding day and Ceremony one to share and remember for years to come.

Your special day deserves a caring professional who is inclusive and affirming to all people regardless of age, ethnicity, faith preference or lifestyle.

You can be certain I will co-create with you to plan and celebrate your ceremony and make it truly yours in every way!



PROFESSIONAL FEES:

Weddings and Commitment Ceremonies $325.00 (All ceremonies are individually designed to make it uniquely yours)

Elopements $155.00 (I will meet you at the location you choose)

Chapel Dulcinea Special $220.00

Rehearsal $100.00 (Optional, but recommended for large wedding parties)

Mileage to and from venues outside Austin is at a rate of $0.55 a mile



And, by the way, I am completely Bilingual - I read, write and speak Spanish fluently. 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?
Agnostic, Christian (no denomination), Christian - Baptist, Christian - Lutheran, Christian - Methodist, Christian - Presbyterian, Evangelical
Can you accommodate the hearing impaired?
No
Are you willing to perform a ceremony at a non-religious site?
Yes, of course. Many couples today are choosing to exchange their vows of commitment in venues other than religious. I have officiated weddings in the mountains, on the beach, in a rose garden, a person's home. What is your dream site?
What is your attire for the ceremony?
I dress according to the desires of the couple, and sometimes according to the venue. From very casual to conservative - a simple, conservative suit, a clerical (minister's) robe - white or black, a dress. If it is a very casual ceremony, for instance, on the beach - I'll wear my flip flops!
Are you flexible in the wording used throughout the ceremony, including the vows?
Yes, of course. I remind couples that this is YOUR wedding/ceremony, NOT mine! I have templates that I can provide you to give you ideas. But, I feel strongly that the words spoken at any ceremony of commitment, should be yours, not the Officiant's.
Do you allow the couple to write their own vows, if desired?
Yes, of course! These are the couple's vows to each other! They should be as personal as they are. I wrote my own vows when I married; I would want nothing less for the couples whose wedding/commitment ceremony I officiate.
Do you have a list of readings pre-selected, from which the couple must choose?
I do have readings that I can provide, in my customized The Wedding Idea Booklet, for you to choose from. I believe firmly that this is the your ceremony, not mine.
How long are your ceremonies?
The length of the ceremony depends on the elements you desire to include in the ceremony, the number of family members and attendants, the number of attendees. More formal ceremonies that include prayers, singing, music, rituals such as the Sand Ceremony or Unity Candle, or other specialized readings/rituals, may take longer. Intimate, informal ceremonies are generally shorter. Most ceremonies will last anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour, start to finish.
Do you require that premarital counseling be done?
I am open to providing pre-marital counseling to those whom I marry, but do not require it of couples. I do require an initial interview with both people, to get more insight to their relationship, their reasons for formal commitment to each other, their ideas for their ideal ceremony. I will offer counseling as part of my service. My desire is that every wedding I officiate will be a successful, long-term commitment. To that end, I may counsel a couple, if they are open to it.
Are you willing to perform pre-ceremony rehearsals?
Yes, I believe that pre-ceremony rehearsals are an excellent idea to dispel the inevitable pre-ceremony jitters most couples experience. Going through the ceremony with as many members of the wedding party as possible gives all a better idea of how the ceremony will proceed, and tends be calming especially for first-timers. I do charge a minimal extra fee for Rehearsals. However, I am willing to work with couples on a limited budget on the fee for this service.
Do you supply a sound system?
No, I do not currenly have a sound system available.

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Anonymous
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Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Reverend McWhorter is amazing! We had 2 consultations with her prior to the wedding where she was able to gain some information and insight about us and our relationship. We contacted her quite early in our planning process and she drew up our entire ceremony narrative months before the wedding. We were able to provide feedback on the ceremony to help tailor it to our expectations and desires. She is a very kind, caring lady and I would definitely recommend her to anyone! Thank you Reverend Linda!
Reverend McWhorter is amazing! We had 2 consultations with her prior to the wedding where she was able to gain some Read more...
Reverend McWhorter is amazing! We had 2 consultations with her prior to the wedding where she was able to gain some information and insight about us and our relationship. We contacted her quite early in our planning process and she drew up our entire ceremony narrative months before the wedding. We were able to provide feedback on the ceremony to help tailor it to our expectations and desires. She is a very kind, caring lady and I would definitely recommend her to anyone! Thank you Reverend Linda! Read less
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Catherine
Wedding:
4/19/2014
5.0/5.0
Linda was the perfect officiant for us. We don't belong to a church and were not getting married in one, so we went to the Internet to find the person who was going to marry us. We wanted a secular but very meaningful ceremony and Linda was happy to give us any type of ceremony we desired. We had a good feeling from Linda right away; she immediately responded to our email and asked us to chat on Skype with her (since we don't live in Austin). I think we probably chatted with her for about an hour and immediately felt at ease. We met in person a few weeks later in Austin and she was very flexible with the date and time. While she's only performing a 20-30 minute job, it was really important for her to get to know us so that she could make our ceremony special and sincere, and we really appreciated that. We got compliments all night about the length, content, and meaningfulness of the ceremony. Linda also has a great book of readings and ceremony ideas that helped us a lot in crafting our ceremony.
Linda was the perfect officiant for us. We don't belong to a church and were not getting married in one, so we went to the Read more...
Linda was the perfect officiant for us. We don't belong to a church and were not getting married in one, so we went to the Internet to find the person who was going to marry us. We wanted a secular but very meaningful ceremony and Linda was happy to give us any type of ceremony we desired. We had a good feeling from Linda right away; she immediately responded to our email and asked us to chat on Skype with her (since we don't live in Austin). I think we probably chatted with her for about an hour and immediately felt at ease. We met in person a few weeks later in Austin and she was very flexible with the date and time. While she's only performing a 20-30 minute job, it was really important for her to get to know us so that she could make our ceremony special and sincere, and we really appreciated that. We got compliments all night about the length, content, and meaningfulness of the ceremony. Linda also has a great book of readings and ceremony ideas that helped us a lot in crafting our ceremony. Read less
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Kailey
Wedding:
4/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Linda was wonderful to work with. When looking for an officiant we needed someone who was bilingual in Spanish and English and could incorporate cultural aspects to include my husbands family in the wedding. Linda listened to all of our requests and was never pushy. She made as many revisions as necessary until we were comfortable. By no fault of her own, the only aspect that could have been improved was to include a mic for our guests in the back rows (of our outdoor wedding) to hear her beautiful ceremony. I highly recommend Linda to any couples!!
Linda was wonderful to work with. When looking for an officiant we needed someone who was bilingual in Spanish and English Read more...
Linda was wonderful to work with. When looking for an officiant we needed someone who was bilingual in Spanish and English and could incorporate cultural aspects to include my husbands family in the wedding. Linda listened to all of our requests and was never pushy. She made as many revisions as necessary until we were comfortable. By no fault of her own, the only aspect that could have been improved was to include a mic for our guests in the back rows (of our outdoor wedding) to hear her beautiful ceremony. I highly recommend Linda to any couples!! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
3/22/2014
5.0/5.0
I don't know what I would have done without Linda. She was amazing from the moment we met to our final farewell. I found Linda online after doing quite a bit of research. Based on her other reviews and webpage, I thought she would be a good match for me and my husband. We met her at a local coffee shop and I knew right away that she was the perfect person to marry us. She was so patient and caring and made us feel special. She went over details I wouldn't have even thought about and worked closely with us to create an amazing ceremony. She was able to personalize it after getting to know us and gave us great recommendations on sample vows and other traditional ceremony practices. She made it super easy for us to change the details of our ceremony by sharing a digital copy of the entire written ceremony. She kept us on track over months of planning, and always made sure we were happy with what was written.

On the day of the wedding, she made me feel calm and relaxed knowing that she would make sure the ceremony went smoothly. She arrived early and made sure she met all of our family and wedding party. We didn't have a rehearsal prior to the wedding, but the day still flowed perfectly with her help. Linda has an amazing heart and truly understands how to create a custom and unique wedding ceremony for anyone. She was an absolute pleasure to work with!
I don't know what I would have done without Linda. She was amazing from the moment we met to our final farewell. I found Read more...
I don't know what I would have done without Linda. She was amazing from the moment we met to our final farewell. I found Linda online after doing quite a bit of research. Based on her other reviews and webpage, I thought she would be a good match for me and my husband. We met her at a local coffee shop and I knew right away that she was the perfect person to marry us. She was so patient and caring and made us feel special. She went over details I wouldn't have even thought about and worked closely with us to create an amazing ceremony. She was able to personalize it after getting to know us and gave us great recommendations on sample vows and other traditional ceremony practices. She made it super easy for us to change the details of our ceremony by sharing a digital copy of the entire written ceremony. She kept us on track over months of planning, and always made sure we were happy with what was written.

On the day of the wedding, she made me feel calm and relaxed knowing that she would make sure the ceremony went smoothly. She arrived early and made sure she met all of our family and wedding party. We didn't have a rehearsal prior to the wedding, but the day still flowed perfectly with her help. Linda has an amazing heart and truly understands how to create a custom and unique wedding ceremony for anyone. She was an absolute pleasure to work with! Read less
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Anonymous
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Recently Married
5.0/5.0
My husband and I enjoyed working with Linda, and we were so pleased with the ceremony on our wedding day. We wrote our own vows, and Linda asked just the right questions to prompt our creativity. Linda provides a variety of materials to look through, and we found one of our readings from her collection. This reading led us to a deeper understanding of our wedding vows and inspired the theme for the ceremony. Linda is a gentle, patient and kind person, and she is VERY experienced. We felt like we were in really capable hands, and we highly recommend Linda to others.
My husband and I enjoyed working with Linda, and we were so pleased with the ceremony on our wedding day. We wrote our own Read more...
My husband and I enjoyed working with Linda, and we were so pleased with the ceremony on our wedding day. We wrote our own vows, and Linda asked just the right questions to prompt our creativity. Linda provides a variety of materials to look through, and we found one of our readings from her collection. This reading led us to a deeper understanding of our wedding vows and inspired the theme for the ceremony. Linda is a gentle, patient and kind person, and she is VERY experienced. We felt like we were in really capable hands, and we highly recommend Linda to others. Read less
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Stacey
Wedding:
10/4/2013
5.0/5.0
So impressed with Rev. Linad! Out of every vendor I worked with for our wedding; hair, make up, dress shopping etc,no one was as special or attentive as our officiant Linda. She was amazing. From the first time my fiance and I met her, she made us feel so comfortable and it was clear to see she came from a very warm and loving place. It was refreshing for us to find an officiant that was a spirtiual and godly person but, open minded and non-judgmental of all walks of love because that is important to both Josh and I. She is truly a special person. Our wedding day went as smoothly as possible and she made our ceremony so beautiful and personalized for us. It was very meaningful and felt from the heart. Thank you Reverend Linda for guiding us through this important time in a couples relationship. We will refer you to anyone who needs a service you can provide.
So impressed with Rev. Linad! Out of every vendor I worked with for our wedding; hair, make up, dress shopping etc,no one Read more...
So impressed with Rev. Linad! Out of every vendor I worked with for our wedding; hair, make up, dress shopping etc,no one was as special or attentive as our officiant Linda. She was amazing. From the first time my fiance and I met her, she made us feel so comfortable and it was clear to see she came from a very warm and loving place. It was refreshing for us to find an officiant that was a spirtiual and godly person but, open minded and non-judgmental of all walks of love because that is important to both Josh and I. She is truly a special person. Our wedding day went as smoothly as possible and she made our ceremony so beautiful and personalized for us. It was very meaningful and felt from the heart. Thank you Reverend Linda for guiding us through this important time in a couples relationship. We will refer you to anyone who needs a service you can provide. Read less
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Johanna
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
Linda responded to our first email immediately and provided us with all necessary information. We set up our first meeting with her and were very pleased. Linda asked us a lot of questions to make our ceremony as personal as possible.
She was very interested and shared many creative ideas with us which was very helpful.
A few days after the meeting we already received the first draft of the ceremony. She included us in the process and provided us with a booklet of poems, songs and other ideas to choose from. She stayed in touch with us throughout, sending reminders and tips, which I truly appreciated!!!
She arrived early the day of the wedding, had our vows printed out for us and everything organized. We didn't have to worry about anything!
Now let me tell you about the ceremony: IT WAS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!! We could have not asked for a better officiant! Linda was very professional, and the ceremony was very personal and touching.
She not only gets 5+ stars from us but from my wedding guests as well. A lot of them were asking about her after the wedding and told us how absolutely wonderful she was.

Thank you so much Linda! We appreciate you more than you know!!!
Linda responded to our first email immediately and provided us with all necessary information. We set up our first meeting Read more...
Linda responded to our first email immediately and provided us with all necessary information. We set up our first meeting with her and were very pleased. Linda asked us a lot of questions to make our ceremony as personal as possible.
She was very interested and shared many creative ideas with us which was very helpful.
A few days after the meeting we already received the first draft of the ceremony. She included us in the process and provided us with a booklet of poems, songs and other ideas to choose from. She stayed in touch with us throughout, sending reminders and tips, which I truly appreciated!!!
She arrived early the day of the wedding, had our vows printed out for us and everything organized. We didn't have to worry about anything!
Now let me tell you about the ceremony: IT WAS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!! We could have not asked for a better officiant! Linda was very professional, and the ceremony was very personal and touching.
She not only gets 5+ stars from us but from my wedding guests as well. A lot of them were asking about her after the wedding and told us how absolutely wonderful she was.

Thank you so much Linda! We appreciate you more than you know!!! Read less
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Johanna and Nguyen,
You two were a joy to work with and work for. And, it was great meeting your families and friends. There were so many highlights in the ceremony for me, two of the most memorable was when your dad, Johanna, trembling, shook Nguyen's hand and told him how happy he was that he was marrying his daughter (I almost lost it then, but had to stay professional!) and when the Wind gods kicked up to bless your marriage, affirming to you Nguyen and all the other windsurfers in attendance, that indeed your marriage is blessed by the gods and goddesses! Thank you for choosing me to be your Officiant. I will always remember your wedding day! - Rev. Linda McWhorter
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Brandon
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev. Linda McWhorter made our special day exponentially better!! We came from out of state, with the stress of that on our plates it was wonderful not to have to worry about how our ceremony was going to sound. We met with her via Skype in advance and after she got to know us, she went through every detail of the ceremony. We had more than enough options to chose from and Linda was very helpful in making sure our ceremony matched the kind of people we were. I would recommend Linda to anyone!!
Rev. Linda McWhorter made our special day exponentially better!! We came from out of state, with the stress of that on our Read more...
Rev. Linda McWhorter made our special day exponentially better!! We came from out of state, with the stress of that on our plates it was wonderful not to have to worry about how our ceremony was going to sound. We met with her via Skype in advance and after she got to know us, she went through every detail of the ceremony. We had more than enough options to chose from and Linda was very helpful in making sure our ceremony matched the kind of people we were. I would recommend Linda to anyone!! Read less
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Brandon, planning any event, but especially a wedding from out of town is a challenge. But, you and Melinda were gems to work with. You were so flexible and easy to work with. You knew just what you wanted, and your love story made me cry. Thank you for allowing me the honor of being your Officiant. I hope your wedding memories of Austin and Chapel Dulcinea will remain with you forever. They will always be part of my memory. Love to you both,
Rev. Linda McWhorter
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daniella
Wedding:
7/20/2013
5.0/5.0
I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this woman. She was like an angel from heaven. She became our friend, mentor, counselor and organizer. She kept everyone organized and calm. I couldn't imagine the day without her.

We love you Linda!
Daniella y Wilfredo
I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this woman. She was like an angel from heaven. She became our friend, mentor, Read more...
I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this woman. She was like an angel from heaven. She became our friend, mentor, counselor and organizer. She kept everyone organized and calm. I couldn't imagine the day without her.

We love you Linda!
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Your wedding was one of the most romantic and memorable I have ever officiated. When Wilfredo read his beautiful hand-written, from-the-heart vows to you in Spanish, Daniela, I thought I would cry. And, the look of love on your face, Daniela, as you spoke your vows to Wilfredo, was unforgettable! Thank you for the privilege of being witness to so much love and tenderness. May you always be so much in love with each other. - Rev. Linda McWhorter
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Lisa
Wedding:
6/13/2013
5.0/5.0
This was both of our second marriages and we were bringing 3 sons together between us. We wanted a very small, intimate family affair. We did not want anything religious, just a blending of two families and the love we share amongst all of us. Linda did a fabulous job honoring our wishes and making it a very special night.
This was both of our second marriages and we were bringing 3 sons together between us. We wanted a very small, intimate Read more...
This was both of our second marriages and we were bringing 3 sons together between us. We wanted a very small, intimate family affair. We did not want anything religious, just a blending of two families and the love we share amongst all of us. Linda did a fabulous job honoring our wishes and making it a very special night. Read less
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your kind words, Lisa. It was my sincere honor and pleasure to be your Officiant and in the presence of so much love and emotion at your very intimate and emotion-filled wedding ceremony. You and Jon have a fine family of boys, and a profound love that made me cry with joy for you!
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Felecia
Wedding:
3/16/2013
5.0/5.0
We loved Linda! She made our day so much more special. She is very organized and makes the process easy. We were happy with our choice, she seemed to fit us perfectly! We still have family and friends saying how beautiful her words were.
We loved Linda! She made our day so much more special. She is very organized and makes the process easy. We were happy Read more...
We loved Linda! She made our day so much more special. She is very organized and makes the process easy. We were happy with our choice, she seemed to fit us perfectly! We still have family and friends saying how beautiful her words were. Read less
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Aww, Felecia! Your words are so beautiful, but they pale in comparison to how beautiful a bride you were. I knew the moment I met you and Mark that you were a match made in heaven - perfect for each other. Thank you for the honor of being a part of your special day. May you enjoy many years of happiness and love together. - Linda
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Cheryl
Wedding:
3/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding would not have been the same without Linda! She really listens to you and adds those tiny details that make your wedding so intimate and special. I felt like she was a part of my family for years. I would have her marry us over and over. I strongly urge anyone to use her services. You will NOT be disappointed
Our wedding would not have been the same without Linda! She really listens to you and adds those tiny details that make Read more...
Our wedding would not have been the same without Linda! She really listens to you and adds those tiny details that make your wedding so intimate and special. I felt like she was a part of my family for years. I would have her marry us over and over. I strongly urge anyone to use her services. You will NOT be disappointed Read less
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

The memories of your wedding day remain with me in an afterglow of joy and peace. You and Scott are a beautiful couple - perfect as any 2 people can be together. Your love and sincerity shines through in all you do. I am honored you chose me to be a special part of your love together. May you enjoy love and happienss always! - Linda
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Kimberly
Wedding:
3/3/2013
5.0/5.0
We called Linda on very short notice (less than a week) to perform our elopement. Most of her reviews come from bigger, more elaborate weddings but I can say with 100% confidence that Linda is perfect for any wedding, large or small. She was incredibly flexible with time and place for our meeting and she really did an amazing job putting together the most prefect and fitting wedding. Though there were only 2 of us there, she didn't cut anything out of the ceremony and never once made us feel as though our small wedding deserved any less than a wedding of 200 people. She was wonderful and even helped us out during our photos. She is very warm, friendly, caring and really takes the time necessary to perfect your special day. Thanks for everything, Linda!!
We called Linda on very short notice (less than a week) to perform our elopement. Most of her reviews come from bigger, Read more...
We called Linda on very short notice (less than a week) to perform our elopement. Most of her reviews come from bigger, more elaborate weddings but I can say with 100% confidence that Linda is perfect for any wedding, large or small. She was incredibly flexible with time and place for our meeting and she really did an amazing job putting together the most prefect and fitting wedding. Though there were only 2 of us there, she didn't cut anything out of the ceremony and never once made us feel as though our small wedding deserved any less than a wedding of 200 people. She was wonderful and even helped us out during our photos. She is very warm, friendly, caring and really takes the time necessary to perfect your special day. Thanks for everything, Linda!! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Kimberly - you were a beautiful bride, and your groom Ernesto, a most handsome husband! I could tell from the first moment I met you both that you share a profound and intimate love, and it was my honor and privilege to be part of your special day! The wind and the cold didn't faze you one bit! What a courageous and lovely bride you were! Thank for the opportunity to be part of your memories. You are surely part of mine! Health, love, peace and happiness be yours always! Rev. Linda McWhorter
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Kerry
Wedding:
3/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Linda was the PERFECT person for our wedding! She is so professional, helpful, and very personal. Our guests complimented our ceremony which she created personally for us after listening to our ideas. She was so great, I would use her again, but I since I am married forever now, I can just recommend her to others! Thank you Linda! We enjoyed you and how simple you made this process! Ty and I send many thanks and much love to you! Thank you for making it so special and PERFECT!
Linda was the PERFECT person for our wedding! She is so professional, helpful, and very personal. Our guests complimented Read more...
Linda was the PERFECT person for our wedding! She is so professional, helpful, and very personal. Our guests complimented our ceremony which she created personally for us after listening to our ideas. She was so great, I would use her again, but I since I am married forever now, I can just recommend her to others! Thank you Linda! We enjoyed you and how simple you made this process! Ty and I send many thanks and much love to you! Thank you for making it so special and PERFECT! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Kerry and Ty, you are a match made in heaven. I knew the moment I met you two in 2012, and heard what you had planned, that I was standing in the midst of true and everlasting love. It was my honor to be witness to your vows of forever. ~ Linda
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Louisa
Wedding:
12/2/2012
5.0/5.0
I was very fortunate to work with Linda at South Austin Medical Center and witnessed how incredible caring and calming she was with patients and families. When my husband asked me to marry him, I immediately thought of Linda as the perfect person to perform our ceremony. She was absolutely wonderful in helping us and guiding us while planning our wedding. Linda is a very loving person and our ceremony was beautiful. I could not have been any happier and my husband and I are very grateful for Linda making our wedding day so perfect! Thank you, Linda!!
I was very fortunate to work with Linda at South Austin Medical Center and witnessed how incredible caring and calming she Read more...
I was very fortunate to work with Linda at South Austin Medical Center and witnessed how incredible caring and calming she was with patients and families. When my husband asked me to marry him, I immediately thought of Linda as the perfect person to perform our ceremony. She was absolutely wonderful in helping us and guiding us while planning our wedding. Linda is a very loving person and our ceremony was beautiful. I could not have been any happier and my husband and I are very grateful for Linda making our wedding day so perfect! Thank you, Linda!! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

It was a great pleasure to be part of your wedding. Your inner and outer beauty made it even more special. Many happy years to you and Matt!
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Tiffany and Danny
Wedding:
12/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Linda gave our family a truly wonderful and blessed ceremony. She listened to our story and wove a ceremony with our suggestions that made for a day that will stay in mine and my husband and our children forever. Thank you Linda! Many blessings from our family to yours!
Linda gave our family a truly wonderful and blessed ceremony. She listened to our story and wove a ceremony with our Read more...
Linda gave our family a truly wonderful and blessed ceremony. She listened to our story and wove a ceremony with our suggestions that made for a day that will stay in mine and my husband and our children forever. Thank you Linda! Many blessings from our family to yours! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

The ceremony I co-created for Tiffany, Daniel and their two children was one of the most special and memorable I have ever Officiated. It was the ultimate in sincerity, loving acceptance and family togetherness. It was a true joy for me to be part of that special memory. Thank you for trusting me with your special day!
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John
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Our wedding could not have gone smoother. Reverend McWhorter was so absolutely gracious, helpful, sensitive, humorous, and thoughtful! She helped tremendously. Though we did not have a full church ceremony (Travis Lake setting with about 30 guests), she was instrumental in making it a huge success!. We appreciated her counsel and her understanding with our preferences. We received many compliments concerning her and her role, comments, and verse reading. We thank her so much and would heartily recommend her for anyone.
Our wedding could not have gone smoother. Reverend McWhorter was so absolutely gracious, helpful, sensitive, humorous, and Read more...
Our wedding could not have gone smoother. Reverend McWhorter was so absolutely gracious, helpful, sensitive, humorous, and thoughtful! She helped tremendously. Though we did not have a full church ceremony (Travis Lake setting with about 30 guests), she was instrumental in making it a huge success!. We appreciated her counsel and her understanding with our preferences. We received many compliments concerning her and her role, comments, and verse reading. We thank her so much and would heartily recommend her for anyone. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

When I met you and Rhoshel, I knew immediately that yours was a match made in heaven. It was my honor and privilege to perform your ceremony and meet your families. Congratulations to you both!
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Cara
Wedding:
10/10/2012
5.0/5.0
Linda was very professional and warm and kind. She listened to everything we wanted and even made suggestions. She was wonderful and I would recommend her to anyone.
Linda was very professional and warm and kind. She listened to everything we wanted and even made suggestions. She was Read more...
Linda was very professional and warm and kind. She listened to everything we wanted and even made suggestions. She was wonderful and I would recommend her to anyone. Read less
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Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Cara and Paul, you created one of the most romantic, loving and intimate wedding ceremonies I have ever officiated. It was a sincere honor to be witness to your amazing love for each other. Blessings to you!
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Morena
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Linda is Amazing!!!
She listened and understood very well what we wanted. As a matter of fact, she knew what we wanted better than we did, it's like she read our minds :)
She put together our customized ceremony better then we could have ever done ourselves! She provided plenty of relevant information (ideas, examples, quotes, etc.)
Linda's attention to detail is so refreshing :) She even asked us what our colors were and what she should wear on the day of, so that her apparel would fit our look (I picked red :)
Absolutely LOVE her and if I could do it all over again, I wouldn't change a thing!
I would highly recommend her and her services for an unforgettable experience!!!
Linda is Amazing!!!
She listened and understood very well what we wanted. As a matter of fact, she knew what we Read more...
Linda is Amazing!!!
She listened and understood very well what we wanted. As a matter of fact, she knew what we wanted better than we did, it's like she read our minds :)
She put together our customized ceremony better then we could have ever done ourselves! She provided plenty of relevant information (ideas, examples, quotes, etc.)
Linda's attention to detail is so refreshing :) She even asked us what our colors were and what she should wear on the day of, so that her apparel would fit our look (I picked red :)
Absolutely LOVE her and if I could do it all over again, I wouldn't change a thing!
I would highly recommend her and her services for an unforgettable experience!!! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

I knew the moment I met you, Morena and Nathan, that yours is a love that is meant to be. You told me that you truly believe fate brought you together, and I agree. You are the perfect compliment as a couple, and I wish you many years of happiness together! It was a joy to be your Officiant! Thank you!
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Megan H
Wedding:
4/28/2012
5.0/5.0
Just when we thought we would never find the perfect fit in an officiant for our wedding, we were introduced to Linda. She was incredibly warm and encouraging in the vision we had for our ceremony. She allowed us to be collaborative and guided us to a wedding we didn't even imagine could be possible. It was perfect, personal, and emotional. We are lucky to have her as our spiritual guide and friend!
Just when we thought we would never find the perfect fit in an officiant for our wedding, we were introduced to Linda. She Read more...
Just when we thought we would never find the perfect fit in an officiant for our wedding, we were introduced to Linda. She was incredibly warm and encouraging in the vision we had for our ceremony. She allowed us to be collaborative and guided us to a wedding we didn't even imagine could be possible. It was perfect, personal, and emotional. We are lucky to have her as our spiritual guide and friend! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Not only do I feel the same way about being the "perfect fit" as your Officiant - I felt from the first moment I met you as a couple, Megan and Bryan. If ever there was a perfect fit in a couple, it is you two. I wish you both many happy years together.
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Claire
Wedding:
4/6/2012
5.0/5.0
Linda was a wonderful guide in our ceremony. She listened to our advice, gave thoughtful suggestions and brought peace when things got hectic. She truly helped in making our ceremony beautiful and personal.
Linda was a wonderful guide in our ceremony. She listened to our advice, gave thoughtful suggestions and brought peace Read more...
Linda was a wonderful guide in our ceremony. She listened to our advice, gave thoughtful suggestions and brought peace when things got hectic. She truly helped in making our ceremony beautiful and personal. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

I knew the moment I met you and Tracy that you were meant for each other, and that the love you shared was real and lasting. It was an honor for me to serve as your wedding Officiant!
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Karin
Wedding:
9/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Rev. Linda McWhorter went above and beyond our expectations as an officiant to help us create a ceremony that truly reflected our relationship and what we wanted to share on our special day. She took the time to ask us questions about what we were looking for and was able to translate our (sometimes vague) thoughts into aspects of the ceremony which perfectly reflected our wishes. In addition, she even helped us to create a unique, new part of the ceremony to incorporate our attendants and we received considerable feedback from people saying that it was a wonderful idea and that they might use it as inspiration in their own ceremonies. Linda's communication was great and she listened to our feedback and made changes without any problem. I cannot recommend her highly enough. She helped us make our special day even more special and memorable than we ever imagined.
Rev. Linda McWhorter went above and beyond our expectations as an officiant to help us create a ceremony that truly Read more...
Rev. Linda McWhorter went above and beyond our expectations as an officiant to help us create a ceremony that truly reflected our relationship and what we wanted to share on our special day. She took the time to ask us questions about what we were looking for and was able to translate our (sometimes vague) thoughts into aspects of the ceremony which perfectly reflected our wishes. In addition, she even helped us to create a unique, new part of the ceremony to incorporate our attendants and we received considerable feedback from people saying that it was a wonderful idea and that they might use it as inspiration in their own ceremonies. Linda's communication was great and she listened to our feedback and made changes without any problem. I cannot recommend her highly enough. She helped us make our special day even more special and memorable than we ever imagined. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Karin and Blake, your ceremony was one of the most unique and interesting I have ever witnessed or been part of. It was a special honor to officiate your offbeat wedding and to spend time in the middle of the special love and affection you share. Many blessings on a happy and fulfilling future together!
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Amy
Wedding:
8/11/2007
5.0/5.0
"My husband and I chose to have a very non-traditional wedding in every sense of the word. We needed an Officiant who would honor and enhance our personal choices for our ceremony. Linda was a magical match! She was supportive and nurturing in every way, from working with us on the structure of the ceremony to soothing my husband's nervous parents. Her loving presence put us at ease, and she was able to tailor her words to suit our spiritual beliefs without any judgement. I could not imagine my wedding ceremony without her!"
"My husband and I chose to have a very non-traditional wedding in every sense of the word. We needed an Officiant who Read more...
"My husband and I chose to have a very non-traditional wedding in every sense of the word. We needed an Officiant who would honor and enhance our personal choices for our ceremony. Linda was a magical match! She was supportive and nurturing in every way, from working with us on the structure of the ceremony to soothing my husband's nervous parents. Her loving presence put us at ease, and she was able to tailor her words to suit our spiritual beliefs without any judgement. I could not imagine my wedding ceremony without her!" Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Amy and Scott - there is so much love swirling around your two selves, that I felt I had jumped into a pool of loving emotions when I stood before you to officiate your wedding. It was a magical experience for me. May waves of Love always wash over you two in this life, and for eternity.
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Alexandria
Wedding:
9/29/2012
4.6/5.0
Linda was wonderful on our wedding day. She also did an amazing job of customizing a ceremony that my husband and I felt comfortable with, while also making it completely our own. I would definitely recommend Linda to any of my friends getting married. In fact, someone at my wedding saw Linda and asked her to be the officiant at her wedding, too!
Linda was wonderful on our wedding day. She also did an amazing job of customizing a ceremony that my husband and I felt Read more...
Linda was wonderful on our wedding day. She also did an amazing job of customizing a ceremony that my husband and I felt comfortable with, while also making it completely our own. I would definitely recommend Linda to any of my friends getting married. In fact, someone at my wedding saw Linda and asked her to be the officiant at her wedding, too! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Rev. Linda McWhorter - Weddings and More! responded with the following comments:

Alexandria, you were the most beautiful, glowing bride, which is a true reflection of who you are as a woman. It was such a privilege to be part of your special day. I wish you and Derrick many happy years together.

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