Dr. Jerry Kenneth Schwehm, President and Moderator of the American Association of Wedding Officiants, a New Orleans Wedding Officiant native of New Orleans, has conducted many unique personalized weddings over the past 20 years, usually referrals for wedding planners and hotels in New Orleans. He has done wedding ceremonies in many locations, including outside locations, in chapels, parks, homes, halls, hotels, backyards, restaurants, fishing boats, sailboats, his painting studio, and in his living room. In historic old homes in New Orleans, outside in old French Quarter court yards, in a swamp, in historic Jackson Square, and in the French Market, among other fantastic places in the Greater New Orleans area. He has done unique Theme Weddings, Jazz weddings, Mardi Gras weddings, Pirate weddings, and Beach weddings among others. Dr. Schwehm is assisted by several other ministers on dates Dr. Schwehm is not available. Be sure to e-mail for updates and questions about simple elopements to New Orleans before a cruise.
From planning a small elopement to a full, destination wedding let the personal touch of Local Voodoo Queen, Priestess Bloody Mary, co-create the perfect ceremony with you, for you. She has been labeled, the Psychic Planner for her intuitive knowledge, matching you with the perfect way to celebrate your day. Alternative wedding styles include: Spiritual, Voodoo, Celtic, Zombie, Gothic, Wiccan, Historical, Renaissance, Romantic, Magical, Nature based, Ancestral reverent, Multi-denominational and Themed weddings. All done with a New Orleans flair and, perhaps, Voodoo touch.Check out a a 2009 Wedding and a latter Offbeat Bride about Bloody Mary weddings So look through some of our pre-made ideas and the list of add-ons to get a feel for the types we offer. Schedule our phone meeting to discuss your personal spirit and budget needs. Voodoo Weddings :Calling the loa, the ancestors and blessing you the old school way! Nature Based Weddings: gather together under ancient Oaks and Add local swamp magic to your special day Romantic Wedddings : Love is a spirit unto itself so we focus the ceremony around your particular love Theme Weddings : We have planned everything from Zombie Weddings to Civil War Non-denominational :we can focus on ceremony with no spirit or religion mentioned, address the land alone or incorporate all religions into one Wiccan Wedding : Invoke the Goddess and draw down the moon to shine upon your day, we can do Celtic old school style or add your way.
What are you envisioning? Your ceremony will be created and personalized just for the two of you. I believe that your ceremony should be just as unique as you are reflecting your beliefs, personalities and relationship. Your ceremony is personalized, no two ceremonies will ever be alike. If you want your ceremony to be special and want to create a lasting memory, then we can make that happen. Sand, Rose, and Unity ceremonies aren't the only ceremonies offered, the possibilities are endless. Religious, civil and commitment ceremonies are available to all loving couples. Ministry is available to ALL faiths and those who choose to be spiritual in their own way. MAGNOLIA CEREMONIES Rhonda Anders Ordained Minister | Certified Wedding Planner 15416 Brighton Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70818 (225) 252-4844
NOLA Bridal Artistry brings the hair and makeup studio to you for your Wedding day! Fully equipped with luxury hair and makeup kits and HD lighting, Christine and her team also bring a boatload of talent, creativity and happiness! www.nolabridalartistry.com (The photo I included here is of a bride in the pouring rain...her hair and makeup were flawless!)