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I am a certifed Life-Cycle Celebrant, specifically trained in the art of creating ceremony that gives personal meaning to life's most significant rites of passage. As a Non-Denominational Minister, ordained by the Universal Brotherhood Movement, I am granted the power to be a legal officiant of marriages and civil unions.

I believe that I have been preparing to do this work all of my life!

I come to you with many years of experience as a Marriage and Family Counselor, and as a Rites of Passage Educator. Hours spent listening to peoples' greatest hopes, highest expectations and deepest feelings has informed my commitment to creating authentic, meaningful experiences that effectively mark life's major milestones. 

It's the stuff that memories are made of!

Rites of Passage
that Touch the Heart!

"Without a doubt, the highlight of this amazing trip was Renewing Our Vows to each other on our wedding anniversary.  We are so grateful that Risa was willing to do this for us. She hardly knew us, and yet she was able to pull a ceremony together so quickly, capturing the essence of who we are, annd what has been important to us over these past 45 years.
Thank you, thank you, thank you - we will never forget what you did for us!"
Maxine & Sandy
Buenos Aires, Argentina

I am located in Sarasota, Florida.  As an ordained Non-Denominational minister, it is my privilege to officiate marriages on Florida's beautiful Sun Coast.

I am also pleased to provide all other Celebrant services within this entire region.
Inasmuch as I am an experienced Marriage and Family counselor, I am available for pre-marital counseling sessions, as an additional service upon your request.

For further information please call us at:

201-741-6056 or email:  risa@lovingheartceremonies.com

  •   to order your free copy of "Choosing a Celebrant" 
  •   to set up your free, no obligation meeting                 

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