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Officiant in Charlotte, North Carolina,
(704) 701-1068

About Us

Emmaus Weddings, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, believes that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. Whether you want a fairy-tale wedding or something more simple, they believe in tailor-making your wedding, just for you. Emmaus Weddings is committed to helping you discover your perfect ceremony, one that tells the world how much you mean to one another. Let Emmaus Weddings help you to create something beautiful, unique and meaningful. Emmaus weddings covers Charlotte, North Carolina and the surrounding areas.


Emmaus Weddings is run primarily by Friar Don Pratt, a Priest with the United American Catholic Church. Since 2007, Friar Don has officiated weddings in seven states. He has an vast repertoire of rites and rituals to help personalize the ceremony, making it all your own. Your ceremony can include prayers, poems, readings, unity ceremonies, plenty of tradition, or something unusual and unique. Regardless of your religious or spiritual background, Emmaus Weddings can offer you a ceremony that you will never forget.

Services Offered

Emmaus Weddings offers a variety of services, sure to make your wedding, civil union, interfaith ceremony non-religious ceremony, single religion ceremony, vow renewal or rehearsal memorable. Services offered at these events include:

  • Counseling
  • Customized vows


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  • Friar Don did a great job. We were about 700 miles away and were about to complete everything online and by Skype. The ceremony was made special for us. It was performed lakeside at Lake Norman, NC. It couldn't have been better. I would recommend Friar Don for anyone getting married.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 300.00

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Ceremony Rehearsal

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 150.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 1.00

    What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

    $ 75.00

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

    Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker, Unitarian

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins., 30-60 mins.

    In which states are you licensed?

    FL, MN, NY, NC, PA, SC, VT

    What languages do you speak?


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