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Weddings by Heidi

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Weddings by Heidi Gessner NC Wedding Officiant and Relationship Coach 

When you first meet Heidi Gessner, you might feel like you’ve known her your whole life. She’s one of those people that has a true knowledge of listening, communicating and connecting with others. Ordained as a minister of the United Church of Christ, Heidi started marrying couples in 2007. She believes that love is love, and that couples should be free to marry regardless of sexual orientation and spiritual beliefs. 

Are you looking for someone to officiate your NC wedding? Heidi is the woman for the job. Her style is warm and friendly, yet professional and organized. Whether you’re in the market for a traditional or eclectic wedding ceremony, Heidi will commit her time and energy to crafting a ceremony that reflects your unique relationship. The best word to describe Weddings by Heidi is intentional. For she is truly that when it comes to writing each of her wedding ceremonies.    

Take Your Relationship From Good to Great with Heidi

In addition to being an officiant, Heidi’s a certified life and relationship coach, and creates a safe and productive space for honest communication. With her Building Blocks Premium Package, Heidi shows couples how to communicate better during (and after) their wedding planning, while simultaneously strengthening their relationship. This sets them up for success!

With the Building Blocks Package, Heidi gives you tools to nurture and deepen your connection. She’s helped dozens of couples grow and learn new ways of interacting with each other. Solid couples get even stronger when they take intentional time to talk, laugh, explore and reflect. Why not invest in your relationship and build an even stronger foundation?

Wedding Packages 

  1. Up-Close & Personal Wedding Package – this includes unlimited consultation, a custom designed wedding ceremony, 24/7 access by email or phone, attendance and facilitation of wedding rehearsal (optional), officiate wedding ceremony and complete and mail your marriage license. 
  2. Building Blocks Premium (Coaching & Wedding) Package: Laying the Foundation for a Beautiful Marriage – this unique package offers everything that the first includes as well as a “pre-marriage inventory” and Foundation Coaching Sessions.
  3. Heartfelt Elopement Package this package is perfect for an elopement or microwedding. One that honors your relationship with a short and intimate ceremony, while emphasizing a memorable experience with family and close friends. It includes a consultation, a custom designed ceremony, and the completion and mailing of your marriage license. This is a popular package for COVD-19 restrictions, when they’ll only be a few people in attendance.
  4. I Choose You (again) Vow Renewal Package – vow renewal is a special way to celebrate your marriage. After 2, 5, 10, 25 or 50 years, show your partner that you’d do it all over again in a heartbeat. This includes consultation, custom designed ceremony and officiate ceremony. 
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