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Officiant and DJs and Event Rentals & Photobooths in Arlington,
(540) 207-5620

About Us

Civil Ceremony Officiant to perform your wedding ceremony!

???My name is Theresa Thoden and I'm a civil ceremony celebrant from the greater metropolita!n area of Washington, DC.  I received a lifetime appointment to perform Rites of Matrimony from the Fauquier County Court and am authorized to perform marriage rites in Virginia and Maryland.  I grew up in Northern Virginia, and together with my husband of more than 20 years and our two daughters (now grown), have made it our permanent home.  

I've been performing ceremonies since 2003.  My aim is for every one of the couples I work with to create a ceremony they are proud to invite their friends and family to - rather than dread as an inescapable formality they feel they're forcing their guests to endure.  I draw on the invaluable inspiration my own marriage has been, and listen carefully to couples as they share their own ideas and plans.  I write each ceremony individually after reflecting on all a couple has shared with me about their love story, their families & traditions, their goals, and their personal style.  

I'm proud to have earned a reputation for one-of-a-kind ceremonies that are surprisingly enjoyable to witness, and are cherished memories for those I’ve joined together as family.  I feel honored by my role and enjoy meeting so many fascinating people.  Hopefully, I’ll be fortunate enough to meet you too!


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  • Theresa Thoden did an outstanding job. From day one, she was responsive and super helpful and super friendly. She made us feel special throughout the entire planning process of the ceremony. She is very reliable and looked beautiful the day of our wedding (her dress even matched our wedding colors perfectly). Theresa is so easy to work with. She helped us create a special ceremony with several personalized touches and made it all so easy to do. My father had heart surgery 5 days before the wedding and we didn't think he'd make it. Theresa and her husband came prepared with the webcam all set up for us. My father was able to make the trip but got ill the night of the wedding and couldn't leave his room so we are so grateful for the recording of the ceremony. Theresa is a delight to work with and provides amazing, friendly service. We are so grateful that Theresa officiated our ceremony. Thank you Theresa!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Rental

    Which of the following event rental services to you provide?

    Clean Up, Delivery, Setup

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Decor

    What food and beverage items are available?


    Frequently Asked Questions about Dj

    What music genres do you specialize in?

    Country, Electronic, Hip Hop, International, Jazz, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

    Non-religious, Interfaith, Civil Union, Single Religion

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Baha'i Faith, Buddhist, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, No Denomination, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist

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