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Officiant in Newport News,
(757) 472-5768

About Us

The Marital Minister is a wedding officiant service based in Hampton Roads. Whether you’re planning a last-minute elopement or a traditional wedding scheduled a year in advance, the Marital Minister can provide you with a special ceremony. Owner April N. Brown has a passion for creating wedding ceremonies that are rich in love and in life. April is an ordained Christian minister and a certified star member of the American Academy of Wedding Professionals. The Marital Minister welcomes all couples, regardless of backgrounds, beliefs, and life experiences.

Services Offered

In addition to wedding ceremonies, The Marital Minister can be present for rehearsals and vow renewals, too. April and her team specialize in ceremonies for Baptist and Evangelical couples, and customized vows are available. The Marital Minister’s services are available throughout the Hampton Roads, Virginia area.


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  • Sometimes by chance paths cross, so here we are with Minister April such an amazing spirit that makes you want to talk beyond the initial purpose. We appreciate her taking time to get to know us and making our intimate moment magical. An April Affair is just simply an amazing experience. April is patient, professional, flexible, and helpful in the vision process. We could not imagine having anyone else seal our union but you. Thank you for going on this couple of forever journey with us!! Which will pick back up in August

    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?

    $ 35.00

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

    $ 65.00

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

    Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Baptist, Evangelical, No Denomination

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

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