Find Local Wedding Vendors

Discover and connect with wedding vendors that share your taste and your budget. With trusted reviews, you can rest easy that your wedding day will be as beautiful as you envisioned.

Officiant in Newport News,
(757) 876-4920

About Us

Want to have Virginia's Top officiant marry you? Visit his contact page here and complete the form and the email questionnair immediately follow. Visit CONTACT page for the fastest response.

Pastor Cory is Virginia's #1 Wedding pastor because he weaves your love story throughout your entire custom ceremony while having the most fun non traditional love dripping ceremony ever!d He trained each of his team of Associates and they service all of Virginia and several other states at request. Located in Newport News, Virginia, Reverend Cory Newell is a wedding officiant marrying couples throughout the local area, including Norfolk, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach. He’s also licensed in North Carolina and Florida if needed there. The professional officiant has been part of the industry since 2008, bringing fun to every ceremony.

Services Offered
Cory Newell has married over 5500 happy couples and loves sharing couples’ stories, engaging their guests, and giving everyone permission to celebrate the happiest day for couples. He keeps things untraditional, romantic, and thoughtful, and keeps the attention on why couples fell in love. He offers all kinds of weddings, including vow renewals, civil unions, rehearsals and non-religious, interfaith, and single religion ceremonies. For religious services, Cory can perform ceremonies for all faith systems including Agnostic, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Mormon, Orthodox Christian, Quaker, and Baptist faiths. He’ll also serve Evangelical, Methodist, Presbyterian, and non-denominational couples. His services can last as short as ten minutes or up to an hour long. In addition to sweet ceremonies, Cory offers customized vows and pastoral premarital counseling.

Pastor Cory has his Master of Divinity, Master of Religion and its a certified pre-marital counselor from Liberty Theological Serminary. He is ordained by Covenant of the Cross and endorsed by the Coalition of Spirit Filled Churches. In addition to his wedding/funeral/baptism work, Rev. Cory serves as a Clinical Chaplain for Bon Secours Mercy Health System, Clinical Pastoral Resident Chaplain at the Hampton VA Medical Hospital and manages his family pest control company, Commonwealth Exterminating Company, and serves as President of the Waterview Civic League in his spare time!


5 out of 5
Quality of Service:
  • Responsiveness:
  • Professionalism:
  • Value for Cost:
  • Flexibility:
  • Cory made us feel very special on our wedding day. He made sure to keep in touch, and verified all updates on time/location with me and my spouse. He is very organized and arrived to the wedding location right on time. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to make their big day special!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 385.00

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Ceremony Rehearsal, Premarital Counseling

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 130.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 125.00

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

    $ 50.00

    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, Bilingual

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Baptist, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins., 30-60 mins.

    In which states are you licensed?

    FL, NC, VA

    What languages do you speak?

    English, Spanish

    Find Amazing Vendors