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Officiant in Saint Paul, MN,
(651) 731-7580

About Us

Rev. Dr. Frank Nelson is a licensed and ordained wedding officiant and pre-marriage coach working with couples throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. He has more than 35 years of experience in working with couples to create ceremonies that is exceptional, personal, and memorable. You may be religious or non-religious. Rev. Frank believes that your ceremony is all about who you are as a couple. He also offers pre-marriage coaching that is easy and fun to complete and qualifies for a $75 discount on Minnesota marriage licenses. Rev. Frank always goes the extra mile to create one-of-a-kind ceremonies and lead the ceremony with warmth, joy, and eloquence. Couples say…

- I'm not sure if other brides get so many compliments on their ceremonies, but it is ALL anyone could talk about at the reception.

- Wow! Hiring Rev. Frank was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding and marriage. He is a true professional – tending to each client with interest, care and excitement.Frank played a huge role in making the day and the ceremony so special.

- We have been to many weddings in the Twin Cities and we can honestly say that no one will do a better, more custom, beautiful ceremony than him! FIVE STARS!

- To say this was an AMAZING experience would be an understatement. We had so many people tell us it was the best wedding ceremony they have ever attended.

This thank you note from a bride arrived in the mail after the wedding: You did a tremendous job and we couldn't think of a more fun way to have a rehearsal. We received so many compliments all night on your ceremony. We couldn't have asked for it to go any better. Your blend of religion, love and humor was absolutely perfect. Thanks so much!!!

And this Christmas note is from a groom: We loved every little touch you did to make the ceremony amazing. We loved every second of it and could not be happier with having you marry us! We also want to thank you for the marriage counseling! We feel the time we spent with you prepared us for the amazing journey of marriage. Wishing you a joyful holiday and a Merry Christmas!

Please contact Rev. Frank directly to find a time to meet for coffee and to explore the possibility of working together.

Mary B.

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  • Frank worked with us from the beginning. He encouraged us to get to know each other more. He guided us through a beautiful and simple ceremony, and was instrumental in keeping us all on track.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 750.00

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Ceremony Rehearsal, Premarital Counseling

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 300.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    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.

    In which states are you licensed?

    MN, WI

    What languages do you speak?


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