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Waiting To Be Told

Clinton , IN
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1057 S. 6th Street
Clinton, IN 47842 US (map)

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765-828-0983

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How would you like a ceremony that feels like it's been written by your best friend? That's what you get when you work with me!

Together we will create the ceremony of your... Read more
How would you like a ceremony that feels like it's been written by your best friend? That's what you get when you work with me!

Together we will create the ceremony of your dreams. Recently I worked with a couple who had the following words to say, "Before we met you, we were looking forward to the reception, now we are looking forward to the ceremony!" Contrary to popular belief, the ceremony is NOT the boring part before the party. It is the centerpiece of your day!

As a Life Cycle Celebrant, I am trained to think outside of the box, there are no cookie cutter ceremonies with me. My goals is for your guests to say at the end of the ceremony "Wow, that was the best wedding ceremony I've ever been too, it was so you!"

I have tons of ideas on different wedding rituals like wine blending, hand-fasting, jumping the broom, eternity circles, blessing stones, rose ceremonies, inclusion of children, etc. Also, I will write your love story and weave it throughout the ceremony which makes the event even more personal.

You have final say on your ceremony, there will be no surprises. What I like doesn't matter, as this is YOUR wedding - your ceremony.

I work with all couples, but am best suited for those who may not have an affiliation with a church or a parish or who wish to have an inter-faith ceremony. If you want a religious ceremony, I can do that too! I do not require pre-marital counseling - as a Life Cycle Celebrant, it is not my job to judge. I do weddings, vow renewals and commitment ceremonies.

My background includes training, public speaking and human resources. People and telling their stories are my passion. You will find that I am professional, fun and creative. I also have a great voice, at a recent ceremony someone one told me that they "wished I would read them bed time stories as my voice was so soothing!" No one will sleep during the ceremony I promise - they will hang onto every word!

Call me for a free consultation and check out my deals, I've usually got one running!

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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 - Anglican, Christian - Baptist, Christian - Catholic, Christian - Episcopalian, 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?
Absolutely
What is your attire for the ceremony?
I generally wear something black as to not detract from the couple. I do not wear a robe.
Are you flexible in the wording used throughout the ceremony, including the vows?
I INSIST that the wording reflect the couple and work with them to do just that.
Do you allow the couple to write their own vows, if desired?
Yes, yes and yes!
Do you have a list of readings pre-selected, from which the couple must choose?
I offer suggestions, but if the couple has a reading they wish to use, we will use that.
How long are your ceremonies?
Typically from 20 to 30 minutes.
Do you require that premarital counseling be done?
No, I do not.
Are you willing to perform pre-ceremony rehearsals?
Yes - for smaller weddings, a day of run-through works beautifully.
Do you supply a sound system?
I can.

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Anne
Wedding:
5/17/2014
4.8/5.0
Marta did a wonderful job with our marriage ceremony. Since we live out of state, we worked with her via phone and email to craft a completely personalized and very special ceremony.

After an initial conversation by phone, we completed detailed questionnaires about us and our relationship, then emailed back and forth with Marta to fine tune the ceremony script she developed for us based on our responses. The resulting ceremony was so touching and really reflected our history and values. We had so many guests tell us how much they loved it, and there wasn't a dry eye in the house! Marta is so warm, kind and professional - I can't thank her enough for the fantastic job she did.
Marta did a wonderful job with our marriage ceremony. Since we live out of state, we worked with her via phone and email Read more...
Marta did a wonderful job with our marriage ceremony. Since we live out of state, we worked with her via phone and email to craft a completely personalized and very special ceremony.

After an initial conversation by phone, we completed detailed questionnaires about us and our relationship, then emailed back and forth with Marta to fine tune the ceremony script she developed for us based on our responses. The resulting ceremony was so touching and really reflected our history and values. We had so many guests tell us how much they loved it, and there wasn't a dry eye in the house! Marta is so warm, kind and professional - I can't thank her enough for the fantastic job she did. Read less
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Melanie
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Marta was so great. She made the process so easy and was so flexible. She give you a questionnaire so she is able to write your love story into the ceremony which my guest especially enjoyed hearing. She also was able to keep it nice and short per our request but not so short that our guest were disappointed. I would recommend having Marta as your officiant to anyone.
Marta was so great. She made the process so easy and was so flexible. She give you a questionnaire so she is able to write Read more...
Marta was so great. She made the process so easy and was so flexible. She give you a questionnaire so she is able to write your love story into the ceremony which my guest especially enjoyed hearing. She also was able to keep it nice and short per our request but not so short that our guest were disappointed. I would recommend having Marta as your officiant to anyone. Read less
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Rebecca
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Marta is amazing!! We have gotten so many compliments on how refreshing and personal our ceremony was! She really captured our personalities, and her writing is fantastic. She is very professional, and so much fun to work with. You can tell she really loves her job. We'll cherish the script from our ceremony forever. I can't recommend her highly enough! I wish I could giver her 10 stars. Or 10,000!
Marta is amazing!! We have gotten so many compliments on how refreshing and personal our ceremony was! She really captured Read more...
Marta is amazing!! We have gotten so many compliments on how refreshing and personal our ceremony was! She really captured our personalities, and her writing is fantastic. She is very professional, and so much fun to work with. You can tell she really loves her job. We'll cherish the script from our ceremony forever. I can't recommend her highly enough! I wish I could giver her 10 stars. Or 10,000! Read less
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Adrienne
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
Wow! Marta is amazing!

We hired Marta based on the recommendation of our DJ and I am so happy that we did. All communication was done via email but she was still able to get a feel for who we are. Our ceremony was perfect. Modern, funny, laid-back and personal. Everything that we wanted it to be. She is a very sweet lady and you can tell that she really loves what she does. All evening, we received so many compliments from our guests about the ceremony. When we would tell them that we had not even met her until the rehearsal, the shock on their faces was priceless.
Please, do yourselves a favor and hire Marta. In return you will get a ceremony that will be remembered by you and your guests for a lifetime!
Wow! Marta is amazing!

We hired Marta based on the recommendation of our DJ and I am so happy that we did. All Read more...
Wow! Marta is amazing!

We hired Marta based on the recommendation of our DJ and I am so happy that we did. All communication was done via email but she was still able to get a feel for who we are. Our ceremony was perfect. Modern, funny, laid-back and personal. Everything that we wanted it to be. She is a very sweet lady and you can tell that she really loves what she does. All evening, we received so many compliments from our guests about the ceremony. When we would tell them that we had not even met her until the rehearsal, the shock on their faces was priceless.
Please, do yourselves a favor and hire Marta. In return you will get a ceremony that will be remembered by you and your guests for a lifetime! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Marta was wonderful! She listened to what we wanted and was able to make it into an unforgettable beautiful ceremony. I had several friends state that her voice was just loud enough for those in the back to hear but she wasn't so loud to us standing two feet away. She was quick responding to emails and cost was very reasonable.
Marta was wonderful! She listened to what we wanted and was able to make it into an unforgettable beautiful ceremony. I Read more...
Marta was wonderful! She listened to what we wanted and was able to make it into an unforgettable beautiful ceremony. I had several friends state that her voice was just loud enough for those in the back to hear but she wasn't so loud to us standing two feet away. She was quick responding to emails and cost was very reasonable. Read less
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Ken
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
If I could give more stars to Marta for her work, I would in a minute. She was exactly what we wanted and needed to make our wedding perfect. Her attention to detail, responsiveness and all of the wonderful ideas she has made our day one that we will never forget. Marta customized our ceremony into a very meaningful experience for us and our family. She is absolutely recommended for anyone who wants a special, customized and memorable ceremony that you will always remember as being perfect for YOU.
If I could give more stars to Marta for her work, I would in a minute. She was exactly what we wanted and needed to make Read more...
If I could give more stars to Marta for her work, I would in a minute. She was exactly what we wanted and needed to make our wedding perfect. Her attention to detail, responsiveness and all of the wonderful ideas she has made our day one that we will never forget. Marta customized our ceremony into a very meaningful experience for us and our family. She is absolutely recommended for anyone who wants a special, customized and memorable ceremony that you will always remember as being perfect for YOU. Read less
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Natalie
Wedding:
3/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Marta is a lifesaver! I photographed a wedding she officiated a few years ago and fell in love with her style! Immediately, I got her contact information, even though I wasn't engaged yet! She was the first vendor we called when we set our date for September 2012. We had some problems and were getting stressed with this wedding as it was going to be the second wedding for both of us, so we just cancelled everything and let everything get back to normal for a while.

We decided to apply for our marriage license last month and make it easier and less stressful by not telling anyone, so opinions on the ceremony and reception wouldn't cause more stress. We contacted Marta looking for some help and she was such a lifesaver! We wanted a private ceremony (Me, My Husband and My Stepson only) and she let us know the next available date she had available and was perfect! She let us customize our wedding day just like she would for larger ceremonies, and she was energetic as always!

She definitely connected with us as a couple, and I'm sure if we would have done a huge ceremony, everyone else would have loved her, too! We just feel bad we didn't give her that opportunity to show how amazing she is and to get future business, so now we tell everyone about her! I run my own photography business, so I get wedding inquiries a lot, and I will make it a point to give them her information and an incredible, 5 star review with my wedding packets!

On the other side of things, working next to her at a wedding was so much fun! She's so courteous and friendly with other vendors and I'll never forget the excitement I captured in the photograph of the couples first kiss with her in the background throwing her hands up with joy!

Marta is the best of the best! Do NOT use anyone else! I'd even go as far to say if she doesn't have your wedding day available, MOVE IT! ;-)
Marta is a lifesaver! I photographed a wedding she officiated a few years ago and fell in love with her style! Read more...
Marta is a lifesaver! I photographed a wedding she officiated a few years ago and fell in love with her style! Immediately, I got her contact information, even though I wasn't engaged yet! She was the first vendor we called when we set our date for September 2012. We had some problems and were getting stressed with this wedding as it was going to be the second wedding for both of us, so we just cancelled everything and let everything get back to normal for a while.

We decided to apply for our marriage license last month and make it easier and less stressful by not telling anyone, so opinions on the ceremony and reception wouldn't cause more stress. We contacted Marta looking for some help and she was such a lifesaver! We wanted a private ceremony (Me, My Husband and My Stepson only) and she let us know the next available date she had available and was perfect! She let us customize our wedding day just like she would for larger ceremonies, and she was energetic as always!

She definitely connected with us as a couple, and I'm sure if we would have done a huge ceremony, everyone else would have loved her, too! We just feel bad we didn't give her that opportunity to show how amazing she is and to get future business, so now we tell everyone about her! I run my own photography business, so I get wedding inquiries a lot, and I will make it a point to give them her information and an incredible, 5 star review with my wedding packets!

On the other side of things, working next to her at a wedding was so much fun! She's so courteous and friendly with other vendors and I'll never forget the excitement I captured in the photograph of the couples first kiss with her in the background throwing her hands up with joy!

Marta is the best of the best! Do NOT use anyone else! I'd even go as far to say if she doesn't have your wedding day available, MOVE IT! ;-) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
8/31/2012
5.0/5.0
Marta is phenomenal. She got to know us and put together a beautiful ceremony. Our guests enjoyed the ceremony & agreed it was tailored to fit our personalities. I was so relaxed during the ceremony that I could take in what Marta was saying and really absorb our vows.
Marta is phenomenal. She got to know us and put together a beautiful ceremony. Our guests enjoyed the ceremony & agreed it Read more...
Marta is phenomenal. She got to know us and put together a beautiful ceremony. Our guests enjoyed the ceremony & agreed it was tailored to fit our personalities. I was so relaxed during the ceremony that I could take in what Marta was saying and really absorb our vows. Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
To go with Marta, from Waiting to be Told, was the best decision we could have made for our wedding! She is very kind and really gets to know you prior to writing your ceremony. After many weddings, the reception is what people can't stop talking about, but at ours it was the ceremony! The next day everyone kept asking where we found such an amazing celebrant, the said the ceremony was romantic, funny, personal and very "us" (something which Marta strives for)! She gave us some great ideas and let us change, adapt and personalize the entire ceremony to suit us, she even added in our love story which included how we met and things we love and admire about each other. I would very highly recommend Marta's services to anyone looking to have an amazing ceremony!
To go with Marta, from Waiting to be Told, was the best decision we could have made for our wedding! She is very kind and Read more...
To go with Marta, from Waiting to be Told, was the best decision we could have made for our wedding! She is very kind and really gets to know you prior to writing your ceremony. After many weddings, the reception is what people can't stop talking about, but at ours it was the ceremony! The next day everyone kept asking where we found such an amazing celebrant, the said the ceremony was romantic, funny, personal and very "us" (something which Marta strives for)! She gave us some great ideas and let us change, adapt and personalize the entire ceremony to suit us, she even added in our love story which included how we met and things we love and admire about each other. I would very highly recommend Marta's services to anyone looking to have an amazing ceremony! Read less
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Jacqueline
Wedding:
6/3/2012
5.0/5.0
We only interviewed one officiant, and that was Marta. From the first moment, my husband and I absolutely adored her. She is so warm and genuine - exactly the kind of person you would want to help you celebrate such an important day.

Even though we met in person a total of three times (we emailed a lot!), she really "got" us and our story and created the most original and beautiful ceremony. Friends and family were constantly asking us how many years we had known her, since she obviously knew us so well!

Having Marta construct our wedding ceremony was the best decision we have ever made. Nobody else could have possibly given us such a personal, unique, and memorable time and I will be forever grateful to her for helping our marriage start off so perfectly!
We only interviewed one officiant, and that was Marta. From the first moment, my husband and I absolutely adored her. She Read more...
We only interviewed one officiant, and that was Marta. From the first moment, my husband and I absolutely adored her. She is so warm and genuine - exactly the kind of person you would want to help you celebrate such an important day.

Even though we met in person a total of three times (we emailed a lot!), she really "got" us and our story and created the most original and beautiful ceremony. Friends and family were constantly asking us how many years we had known her, since she obviously knew us so well!

Having Marta construct our wedding ceremony was the best decision we have ever made. Nobody else could have possibly given us such a personal, unique, and memorable time and I will be forever grateful to her for helping our marriage start off so perfectly! Read less
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