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Reverend Connie Jones-Steward

Los Angeles , CA

LOCATION

Los Angeles, CA 90222 US (map)

PHONE

310-738-0541

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Dear Engaged Couples,
There are a lot of wonderful officiants and celebrants out there so you may be wondering what sets me apart from the rest. Let me begin by saying that I am a... Read more
Dear Engaged Couples,
There are a lot of wonderful officiants and celebrants out there so you may be wondering what sets me apart from the rest. Let me begin by saying that I am a trained celebrant, minister and anthropologist which means that I have both spiritual and academic insight, along with practical experience, into the history and creation of ceremony and ritual and the importance that many people place on their role when celebrating the milestones of their lives. Secondly, I am fully vested in providing you with caring service and an attentive ear. Beginning with our initial contact I pay attention to what you want and don't want in your ceremony and will work to co-create that ceremony with you. When I arrive at our initial consultation I will bring sample ceremonies and photos from past weddings so you can get a sense of my style. During the weeks and months leading up to your wedding, I am but a phone call, text message or email away if you want to bounce an idea off me or make changes. I also use this time to coordinate with your wedding planner and other professionals so that we can work together to ensure that your wedding goes smoothly. Finally on the day of your wedding I arrive 45 minutes - 1 hour early to review the license and work out any details and then, rather than rushing off to my next appointment, I allow ample time after your wedding for signing the license and other post-ceremony details. If you have any wedding related problems or questions after the big day I am at your service. In short, I'm there for you from beginning to end. Your Wedding Package Includes: Complimentary initial face-to-face consultation Unlimited support and follow-up via email, telephone and Skype Customized or standard wedding ceremony My arrival 1 hour prior to ceremony start time Notary services Completing and filing of marriage license Timely response to any post-ceremony issues So if you're planning a wedding in the Southern California area, please contact me by telephone at (310) 738-0541 or email at celebrant@aritetocelebrate.com
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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Premarital Counseling
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Baptist, No Denomination, Pagan, Taoist

REVIEWS

4.9
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Reverend Connie Jones-Steward made our special day special and I would certainly recommend her service. She walked us through the process of how to start the process of retrieving our marriage license. She took care of filing the paperwork in court This definitely helped to ease me and my husband's mind.
Reverend Connie Jones-Steward made our special day special and I would certainly recommend her service. She walked us Read more...
Reverend Connie Jones-Steward made our special day special and I would certainly recommend her service. She walked us through the process of how to start the process of retrieving our marriage license. She took care of filing the paperwork in court This definitely helped to ease me and my husband's mind. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.7/5.0
Connie did a great job as the officiant for my wedding. My partner and I chose to write our own ceremony and we were running late in getting our text to her, but Connie was patient and understanding. We also took a fairly unorthodox approach to our ceremony and its location, and Connie was interested in a respectful way, while being open-minded throughout. When the ceremony was late in starting, Connie was totally unflustered, even though she had shown up half an hour earlier (and at short notice) at our request. Connie also communicated very promptly and reliably around sending our signed marriage licence off for processing.
Connie did a great job as the officiant for my wedding. My partner and I chose to write our own ceremony and we were Read more...
Connie did a great job as the officiant for my wedding. My partner and I chose to write our own ceremony and we were running late in getting our text to her, but Connie was patient and understanding. We also took a fairly unorthodox approach to our ceremony and its location, and Connie was interested in a respectful way, while being open-minded throughout. When the ceremony was late in starting, Connie was totally unflustered, even though she had shown up half an hour earlier (and at short notice) at our request. Connie also communicated very promptly and reliably around sending our signed marriage licence off for processing. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Nelinda
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Very good service... At last minute we contact her, and she did a great job. Thank you Connie...
Very good service... At last minute we contact her, and she did a great job. Thank you Connie...
Very good service... At last minute we contact her, and she did a great job. Thank you Connie... Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Reverend Connie was great. She was punctual, professional, and thorough. We would definitely recommend her!!
Reverend Connie was great. She was punctual, professional, and thorough. We would definitely recommend her!!
Reverend Connie was great. She was punctual, professional, and thorough. We would definitely recommend her!! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Omar
Wedding:
2/23/2014
5.0/5.0
Reverend Connie was wonderful to work with as she was both flexible and creative. Her experience and guidance truly made our wedding less stressful.
Reverend Connie was wonderful to work with as she was both flexible and creative. Her experience and guidance truly made Read more...
Reverend Connie was wonderful to work with as she was both flexible and creative. Her experience and guidance truly made our wedding less stressful. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Cynthia
Wedding:
1/1/2014
4.9/5.0
We really thought we'd have trouble finding someone to make our wedding ceremony become a reality. January 1, 2014 at the stroke of midnight...at the beach! Rev. Connie Jones-Steward accepted the challenge and performed a beautiful ceremony for us. She was kind, patient, flexible, timely, organized, open-minded, knowledgeable, and professional. If we were EVER going to do it again, we would not hesitate to contact her. Thank you, Rev. Connie. You remind us that professional integrity still exists.
We really thought we'd have trouble finding someone to make our wedding ceremony become a reality. January 1, 2014 at the Read more...
We really thought we'd have trouble finding someone to make our wedding ceremony become a reality. January 1, 2014 at the stroke of midnight...at the beach! Rev. Connie Jones-Steward accepted the challenge and performed a beautiful ceremony for us. She was kind, patient, flexible, timely, organized, open-minded, knowledgeable, and professional. If we were EVER going to do it again, we would not hesitate to contact her. Thank you, Rev. Connie. You remind us that professional integrity still exists. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Reverend Connie Jones-Steward responded with the following comments:

Thank you! Planning a NYE Wedding for the stroke of midnight was a welcomed challenge and I'm happy that the two of you were pleased with the results.
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Renee
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Connie was excellent. She dressed up as we requested since our wedding was a costume party.
Connie was excellent. She dressed up as we requested since our wedding was a costume party.
Connie was excellent. She dressed up as we requested since our wedding was a costume party. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Tammy
Wedding:
10/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Rev Connie was FABO.... She was sooo nice, sweet and very helpful. We are from outta state and interested in a wedding in Los Angeles on the beach. She helped us pick the perfect beach and location by the Santa Monica Pier. She was always available to help me with all my questions, and I had plenty. She was on time, and helped us get all the preperations done before and during the ceremony.
The price was very fair and would use her again and recommend her to everyone. The words she chose to use for our wedding were perfect and very sweet. She will/can customize anything you want. I just cant say enough about her. She was wonderful and my advice to you is USE REV CONNIE...
Rev Connie was FABO.... She was sooo nice, sweet and very helpful. We are from outta state and interested in a wedding in Read more...
Rev Connie was FABO.... She was sooo nice, sweet and very helpful. We are from outta state and interested in a wedding in Los Angeles on the beach. She helped us pick the perfect beach and location by the Santa Monica Pier. She was always available to help me with all my questions, and I had plenty. She was on time, and helped us get all the preperations done before and during the ceremony.
The price was very fair and would use her again and recommend her to everyone. The words she chose to use for our wedding were perfect and very sweet. She will/can customize anything you want. I just cant say enough about her. She was wonderful and my advice to you is USE REV CONNIE... Read less
Services Used: Officiant
Reverend Connie Jones-Steward responded with the following comments:

Wow, thank you Tammy for such a great review. I'm going to use this one as my new featured review.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Rev. Connie was extremely helpful to me when I was scheduling our small wedding ceremony. She provided flexibility with both the date and time after I had to keep changing it based on our schedules and the schedule of our witness. She also allowed us to dictate how we wanted the wedding to feel- we wanted only a brief ceremony with plenty of time to exchange our written vows, and she gave us just that. It was simple and perfect for us, and Connie was warm, courteous and thoughtful. It was a joy to have her be a part of our special day and I would highly recommend her services to anyone needing an officiant!
Rev. Connie was extremely helpful to me when I was scheduling our small wedding ceremony. She provided flexibility with Read more...
Rev. Connie was extremely helpful to me when I was scheduling our small wedding ceremony. She provided flexibility with both the date and time after I had to keep changing it based on our schedules and the schedule of our witness. She also allowed us to dictate how we wanted the wedding to feel- we wanted only a brief ceremony with plenty of time to exchange our written vows, and she gave us just that. It was simple and perfect for us, and Connie was warm, courteous and thoughtful. It was a joy to have her be a part of our special day and I would highly recommend her services to anyone needing an officiant! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Rachel
Wedding:
9/29/2013
5.0/5.0
Connie was such a joy to have on our special day. She wrote an amazing ceremony and it was beautiful on the day even without a rehearsal. (We chose not to have one)

Connie helped make our day a beautiful lasting memory.
Connie was such a joy to have on our special day. She wrote an amazing ceremony and it was beautiful on the day even Read more...
Connie was such a joy to have on our special day. She wrote an amazing ceremony and it was beautiful on the day even without a rehearsal. (We chose not to have one)

Connie helped make our day a beautiful lasting memory. Read less
Services Used: Officiant

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