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Officiant in San Francisco, California,
(415) 695-9155

About Us

Howard Steiermann is an innovative wedding officiant in San Francisco, California, who aims to create warm, welcoming, heartfelt ceremonies for couples and their guests to enjoy. Howard officiates a range of venues from beachfronts to mansions and is an ordained rabbi and non-denominational minister. In addition to California, Howard is also licensed in Arizona, Illinois, and Oregon.

Services Offered
Howard Steiermann officiates civil unions, interfaith ceremonies, multicultural ceremonies, non-religious ceremonies, rehearsals, single religion ceremonies, and vow renewals whether they’re traditional or non-traditional. He wants the ceremony to be special for you, which is reflected in his ability to provide customized vows. Howard can serve couples belonging to no denomination as well as couples who are/belong to Agnostic, Anglican, Baha’i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-based, Episcopalian, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Lutheran, and:

  • Methodist
  • Mormon
  • Presbyterian
  • Quaker
  • Shinto
  • Sikhism
  • Taoist
  • Unitarian

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  • We are so grateful that Howard was able to officiate for our wedding. We wanted a ceremony that would incorporate traditional Jewish elements, but also be relatable and understandable for our friends and family who are not Jewish, and to be a reflection of us as a couple. We requested no mention of God, and Howard easily presented us with alternative options, and kept the ceremony in the spirit of the Jewish tradition, with modern English interpretations of Hebrew blessings. He was also so lovely to work with leading up to the wedding — we met several times in person, and exchanged countless emails fine-tuning all of the details. We were initially worried about what to do about our vows since we didn’t intend to share our vows publicly with our guests, and Howard was so supportive in suggesting vow options that would create a ceremony that was comfortable for us. Howard also constantly encouraged us to stay true to ourselves and our wishes throughout the whole process, which was so... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 360.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 100.00

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

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

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Anglican, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Presbyterian, Quaker, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist, Unitarian

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

    In which states are you licensed?

    AZ, CA, IL, OR

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