Watch these videos (1, 2) of ceremonies held by Elizabeth.
Jason and I would like to thank you for everything you did to make our wedding day a dream come true. It was all we hoped for and more. We are grateful for your compassion and expertise in creating a truly unique experience just for us, especially helping us out last minute. We gave you a raving review and will recommend your services to family and friends in the future. Again, thank you for everything. Take care and best regards for the future.
Kimi and Jason Richards
October 22, 2014
Thank you so much for officiating our wedding. We can't tell you how personal and lovely we, and everyone else, thought out ceremony was. Whenever we run into someone who was at our wedding nowadays, that's one of the first things they say about our wedding was that they loved the ceremony. So we truly thank you for doing such a wonderful job of making our ceremony unique and meaningful. We are both very happy that you recommended the unplugged ceremony. I never realized it, but I was just at two other weddings recently and the guests taking photos the whole time were so obnoxious! They got in the way of the professional photographers and hardly paid any attention to the ceremony at all because they were too busy taking photos and looking at them. I'm so glad that all of our guests were present during our ceremony. And we are also happy that it had to be moved inside. We both agreed that it made things more intimate and casual.
Thank you again for all of your hard work and for being so easy to work with.
Bonnie and Michael, 9/13/14
Thank you so much for the wonderful ceremony you have prepared for us. It is so! It has truly been an awesome process working with you.
Michele and Hilton, October 4, 2014
Thank you for being a positive guiding force leading up to and on our wedding day. You kept us in a calm, centered place.
Love and thanks,
Andrew and Stephanie, August 2, 2014
I just wanted to send a quick email to thank you for a wonderful ceremony on Friday! Many compliments were given throughout the night on what a lovely job you did! One of the best days of my life thus far even with my nervous wedding vow fumbles! :-)
Many thanks again!
When looking for an officiant we had a hard time finding someone who offered exactly what we were looking for, for a price that was within our budget. We wanted to be apart of the ceremony creation process and when we finally found Elizabeth we were so happy we did.
We appreciated that Elizabeth met with us before signing a contract and took the time to get to know us as a couple. While at our meeting, we found a kind and thoughtful woman who made us feel comfortable with her, and in knowing our ceremony would be created to fit who we were.
After sending her some ideas that we had, Elizabeth wrote out our ceremony. Then together, over a few months, we went back and forth until we had a draft of the ceremony that everyone was happy with. And on the day of our wedding we felt like the ceremony was so "us" and perfect.
We couldn't have been happier with the creation process or outcome of our ceremony. Elizabeth was always quick to respond and offered thoughtful advice throughout the process. She has a talent for writing and a very warm heart and we couldn't say enough kind things about her or her business.
Services Used: Officiant Reviewed On: 08/12/2013
Having never planned a wedding before, we had no idea what to expect when we began our journey with Elizabeth and Sheryl from Weddings With Heart but it was just perfect. Elizabeth, with her limitless wisdom and experience, thought of every detail. Her focus was constantly to make our wedding something that reflected us as a couple as well as individuals and also something that came from our hearts. This made our wedding vows so moving and meaningful during our ceremony where it felt like we were truly digging deep to the true root of our love, exposing it for our guests and asking them to support us in this journey of marriage. It was more meaningful than we had ever imagined and for this we are truly grateful. We know we will reflect upon the words that Elizabeth helped us choose for our wedding for many years to come. And, even when Elizabeth could not make it to our wedding due to a family obligation, she got us in touch with Sheryl who was so professional and caring, making sure to speak with us individually prior to the ceremony so she could represent us as a couple accurately. They were both so helpful, acting as advocates throughout the process. It was a truly joyous and meaningful experience and we cannot thank them enough!
Raymond and Erin, married 5/26/13
Finding someone to perform a civil wedding ceremony with only three weeks to go before the wedding is not an easy task. We had names of several judges but none were available so being in a panic mode Charlotte goggled "some one to perform a civil wedding in Narberth, PA". We immediately received Elizabeth's name and website. We contacted her and within minutes we were talking like old friends and in fact she and Charlotte determined they had friends in common.
Our first problem arose when she asked us to answer the four questions on her website. We decided that 80 year old's didn't need to answer the questions but Elizabeth convinced us it was necessary for her to know us. We sent her the answers that evening and the next day she sent us a draft of a wonderful ceremony. We met with her in the next few days and finalized the most personal service we could not believe.
The day of the wedding was rainy outside but was bright and beautiful inside. Elizabeth was the star of the wedding and had rave reviews for the wonderful ceremony. Everyone was so pleased the way she was able to catch the love between two 80 year old's second marriage. As the Rabbi said in his blessing at the end of the ceremony " Charlotte and Dick have over 100 years of marriage experience, so this is no high school romance". The marriage even made youtube in a video produced by Charlotte's grandson. You can see the whole ceremony on www.youtube.com/joshyq, look for "Charlotte Samuels and Dick Smith's Wedding". It hasn't gone viral but it catches the beauty of the wedding.
Thank you so much Elizabeth for giving us such a wonderful day which we will always remember!
Charlotte and Dick Smith
Thank you so much for officiating our wedding. You did a wonderful job- so many of our guests commented on how heartfelt and intimate our ceremony was and we can not agree more! We can't wait to watch it again once we get our video back!
Thank you for all your help and guidance during the planning process as well. We really enjoyed working with you. You were a very calming influence to us on the wedding day and we appreciated that!
Thank you again for everything!
Jen and Shawn September 8, 2012
Chris and I are frantic getting out the door for our honeymoon, but we wanted to drop you a quick note to say THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for such an amazing wedding night!! We both had THE BEST TIME, and we're so grateful for all of your help and support.
Many many thanks for making our wedding even more awesome than we could possibly have imagined.
Now we're off, and we won't be back until October (!!!).
Many thanks and much love,
Christina and Chris, 9/7/12
We never got a chance to thank you for making our wedding day intimate and meaningful. Also, thank you for the wonderful note you sent us. Things are going well with us and we are very happy.
We will always remember the day that you married us.
We called you 2 days before we needed to be married and I was expecting that it would be a necessary formality devoid of the significance that our marriage has for us. Instead you made it a very special moment for us.
If we decide to have a more formal affair with our families we hope that you would be able to preside over it (we would have to find a chapel or something).
I hope everything is well in your world and family.
Roger and Carolina 6/5/12
P.S. Also thanks for taking pictures for us.
Thank you so much for creating and delivering such a beautiful wedding ceremony! We had a great time working with you-you helped make the whole process easy and smooth. We appreciated your advice and guidance through the process.
Our wedding day was everything that we wanted and more. Thank you for coming early, meeting the vendors and helping everything run smoothly. We appreciated your sense of calm! we received many compliments on the ceremony, and we owe that to you. We will certainly recommend you to future brides and grooms.
Adam and Susan, married 7/14/12
Elizabeth was a pleasure to work with throughout the wedding process. We met her at a tradeshow and got a good vibe right off the bat. She had an initial meeting with us to get to know us as a couple. She had plenty of documents for us to choose from to customize our ceremony and make it our own. She stayed in touch with us throughout the process and made sure we were prepared for the wedding day. On that day, she was very relatable, and for me as a bride eased my nerves. She added a little humor into the ceremony at times, which helped break up tension of the day. Additionally, she spoke loudly so everyone could hear her, which is a common complaint for me at many outside ceremonies. I would definitely recommend her and utilize her again for other services she offers.
Rebecca and Neil, 6/2/12
Thank you so very much for officiating our wedding ceremony. We herd so many complements on the ceremony an on you-it was so "us,"-exactly as we wanted it.
It was also such a pleasure getting to know you- you are so genuine and warm and caring-we felt at home the minute we met you. we will definitely recommend you!!
Love, Karyn and Dave, 6/2/12
Good Morning Elizabeth-
I am being quite tardy in responding to your holiday email. Peter and I are doing quite well and grateful each day that we are together. We still discuss our beautiful wedding and the joy that you brought to the ceremony. Becoming husband and wife has elevated our relationship to a higher level of commitment and intimacy. Everyone at the wedding agreed that you put your heart and soul into performing our ceremony.
Keep doing what you do so well...........helping couples start their marriages on such a positive road.
Elyse (and Peter) Fuhrmann, 4/23/12
I was just getting ready to write to you and thank you so much for a really truly wonderful and personal ceremony. Everyone commented on how you brought such a great, positive energy to the whole ceremony. It was truly everything we wanted and more.
THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts for your flexibility and easy-going, loving nature that just made the day absolutely perfect!
Thank you again, we will recommend you to all our unmarried friends! :)
Amanda and Ian, 4/7/12
Hello Elizabeth! I hope you are well: just checking in to say hello and that Matty and I are doing fine. We will be married for six years already this July!
My sister had a blessing for her 8-month old daughter yesterday with an interfaith minister from Lancaster, and it put me in mind of our wedding, as well as the service you performed for Matty's mother when she passed away a few years ago. I just wanted to take a moment to appreciate you for the work you do: your name has come up several times in conversations with my family for the caring and passion that you bring to your work, and the peacefulness you helped create in both the services you did for us. In fact, my father has said several times that the service for my mother in law was the nicest memorial service he had ever seen, and said something similar about our wedding being "exactly how a wedding should be."
Thanks again, and I hope all is well in your world!
(married Matty Dalrymple on 7/29/06 at Springton Manor)
A warm and heartfelt thank you for more reasons than words can express. You have provided such a light onto our wedding planning and ceremony. I can;t imagine starting our marriage with anyone but you.
Renee and Alex 11/5/11
Elizabeth helped my fiance (now husband) and I out with no hesitation when we got scammed by our original officiant. As you brides know, finding that perfect someone to marry you is not easy, but finding Elizabeth was the best thing that could have happened to us. She helped us to create a unique and beautiful ceremony tailored to our needs and wants. She got back to us consistently and never left any question unanswered. She truly was a blessing to us and our wedding day would not have been as special as it was without her!
Ilyse Drennan/ married October 16, 2011
We want to thank you for the wonderful job your did officiating our ceremony. We appreciate your driving to Delaware in the midst of a hurricane! It certainly was memorable. Many of our guests came up to use during the night to say what a beautiful job you had done and how captivating your deliverance was! We appreciate all of your time and energy and will certainly recommend your services. Thank you again for providing such a special moment we will never forget.
Love, Kristin and Troy Miller, married 8/27/11
We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful ceremony you performed for us. Meeting with you, sharing our story and discussing the wording for the ceremony enabled us to put our love and commitment into words and to voice our love and appreciation for our family and friends. And you were a wonder on this day - you organized us in our pre-wedding panic and you spoke words of the ceremony with heart-felt understanding and happiness. We also appreciate your professional approach to the license and legal obligations. You literally made our day.
With love and appreciation, Dianne and Tom Mackay 9/21/11
Thank you SO much for everything!!!! The ceremony yesterday was absolutely wonderful. Everyone compliment we received was about how beautiful and heartfelt the ceremony was. We apprecaited everything you did for us this entire past year, and could not have imagined anyone else marrying us. You were such a sense of calm and yet pure excitement, and we feel so fortunate that you take your position so seriously and yet keep in mind the fun aspects of life. You were hilarious, supportive, knowledgeable, practical, on top of every detail, and incredibly reliable. You started working on our ceremony a year ago, and were willing to revise and make as many drafts as necessary. I can't tell you how much we adored you the second we met you, and are so happy that you helped us begin our new life together.
As you might imagine, we don't have any photos yet, but hopefully we will soon, and we will try to remember to send you some!!! Please send me a reminder email if my brain malfunctions :-). Love Love Love
Cindy & Arlo Herrine, 7/6/11
We are home safely from our honeymoon in paradise. I just wanted to send you a quick thank you. Our ceremony was so personal, and special. It was definitely the highlight of our day, for both of us. And everyone commented on how they loved it. So thank you, for the development of the ceremony, as well as the beautiful execution.
Thank you again,
Leah and Neal. June 28. 2011
Sorry I've been meaning to send you an email but have been busy this past couple of weeks. We're doing great!!! We LOVED the ceremony and everything was just perfect. A lot of people were commenting on how hear tfelt the ceremony was, and a lot of people shed a few tears of joy. We wanted to thank you so much for your work, advice and an amazing ceremony.
Corina and Bob 1/15/11
I had many people comment on the ceremony - about how beautiful the readings were and how personal & meaningful it was. So, thank you again for everything!
Kate and Joe 12/11/10
I hope you are doing well. Sorry it took us a little bit to get back to you. We had actually intentionally postponed the honeymoon for a week due to a wedding the following weekend where Nikki was a bridesmaid. France was amazing, food was great, weather was great and no issues with striking protesters.
We both thought the ceremony was perfect. It was exactly the right amount of time but all the things we wanted to say were said. I can only speak for myself but it felt like we were only up there for about 5 minutes. I really liked that we knew everything you were going to say ahead of time and that you stuck to the script. I have spoken to some people who have had their officiate drop something on them at the last second and go on for a long time. I also think that the basic outline of the ceremony that you use has a nice structure to it. I was really pleased with the ceremony and I would definitely recommend you to anyone else who was looking for someone to conduct their ceremony. We were bummed that we didn't get to see you after the ceremony but so glad you were able to do the ceremony for us.
Thanks for everything,
Yes, Elizabeth! I echo the same sentiment - the ceremony was truly perfect. For me, in fact, I felt as though the three of us were the only people present for the entire ceremony. I don't think I ever looked out at our friends and family even once. What a moment, for us.
I personally want to thank you for spending the time with us - both on the phone and in person - helping us fine tune the ceremony but also helping us to get to know you better. I really enjoyed working with you. And I appreciate how you managed to make it all happen despite having to care for your mother and fly cross country twice all within a few day period. Wow!
Thank you again for a beautiful ceremony...I really hope that we can keep in touch!
PS. I can't believe we forgot about the photograph. Once our photographer sends us proofs I am hoping to come across a few of the three of us from the ceremony. I will make sure you get one if I find a good one.
Ethan and I would like to thank you for performing our wedding ceremony. We LOVED it! We enjoyed every moment and remember laughing throughout. You really are a kind soul with voice of an angel.
Love, Ethan and Lindsay Eidson
We are doing so wonderful together our bond is so much strong then either of us imagined. The blessings you gave us have shown in our lives already. Our commitment has changed our lives.
Sarah and Alexis, July 24, 2010
We worked with Elizabeth to write the ceremony for our wedding, and the ceremony was performed by her colleague Joyce. We were confident about Elizabeth's work from our first meeting, when she not only laid out a variety of options for the ceremony but helped us understand all of the legal elements of the wedding. She was very responsive throughout the process of writing the ceremony, for which I had a lot of specific ideas about what I wanted but also made use of her experience to create a ceremony that was just right for us. At the ceremony itself, Joyce was great as the officiant. Her delivery of the ceremony was heartfelt, and she spent some time afterwards talking with our family and friends, who told us that they really enjoyed getting to meet her. I'm not sure Joyce or Elizabeth can take credit for the clouds and rain clearing up just as the ceremony started, but we were happy with that too! We really appreciated having Elizabeth and Joyce be a part of our wedding!
Thank you again for everything!
Christina and Richard, married 6/22/10
Dr. Frumin was a pleasure to work with; she got to know us and designed a ceremony that really spoke to us. Attending weddings after mine, where the ceremony was standard and did not include the couple's story, I realized how much more special Dr. Frumin had made our ceremony- by personalizing it and adding meaning for my husband and myself. She also provided us with a copy of her script which I'm certain we will treasure in years to come.
Prakshi & Michael, married 5/3/10.
Elizabeth was fantastic! She was very open to and curious about us as a couple. She took great care writing a ceremony that was truly 'us', making sure to work in all the elements we found important. I love the fact that after writing the first draft, she gave us free reign to tweak it to really make it our own. It was written specifically for us and partially by us, and it made it feel so special. She was always responsive and took the time to explain to us what we should be expecting and what we needed to do when it came to the legal components to the union, which was much appreciated. She is warm, caring, lighthearted, supportive and knows what she's doing. And she turned out to be a perfect addition to our ceremony. Thanks Elizabeth!
Jessica and Nick, 10/21/09
Elizabeth was wonderful to work with from the time we met her and at our wedding. Working with Elizabeth allowed us to create (with her help and expertise) a ceremony that was truly our own. Elizabeth met with us months before the wedding to get to know us, our relationship, and our values. She used all the information she learned about us in creating our ceremony. Once her first draft was done, we were able to make all the adjustments we wanted, which made our ceremony a reflection of our individual personalities and a reflection of our relationship with one another. Although we had a short, casual ceremony, it included all of the elements we wanted and could not have been better! Our ceremony would not have been the same without her!
Lauren and Steven, 10/11/2009
Elizabeth was wonderful. She "got" what was important to us, even though we live across the country and had to communicate by e-mail and phone. She was warm, friendly, enthusiastic, and very willing to work with us to make our ceremony say exactly what we wanted. She wrote a great first draft and worked with us to add our own touches. We were so happy with how the ceremony went, and felt fortunate to have found Elizabeth.
Ann and Rob, 07/16/2009
You were exceptional Saturday, and we would like to thank you very much.
All well exceeded our expectations and made it a perfect evening in both
our eyes. All along, and especially on the wedding night, we were extremely
pleased with your services and patience and our choice of selecting you.
We would do it all over again without changing a thing with absolute certainty.
Chris and Kim, 9/29/07
Brian and I
wanted to thank you again for everything, including the additional counseling
you gave us leading up to the wedding. Everyone thought the ceremony was
just "right"--very much "us". You really gave us the
guidance, flexibility and wisdom to put it together in such a unique,
personalized way. We felt very comfortable during the ceremony, in large
part because of your peaceful, warm spirit. You should know that Christina,
Brian's youngest daughter, told me after the wedding that she thought
the ceremony was "beautiful". We can't thank you enough.
We hope to have the
chance to see again sometime soon.
Hope all is well
with you...Mary and Brian, 6/18/07
Words cannot express how amazing, beautiful and perfect our ceremony was.
Sheryl did a phenomenal job. Our first reader opened up the ceremony in
tears - she was so touched by the setting and us and just everything.
I think practically half the audience cried during the ceremony or our
vows. Many people told me they did. The weather and lighting were just
perfect. Apparently there was even a butterfly floating around us and
during our vows - there were TWO!!! Talk about blessings from the Universe.
The prayer flags went over quite well also and looked great. (I attached
a pix for you).
I never anticipated getting as many compliments as we did. Both Pat and
I had so many people come up to us afterwards saying it is the best wedding
they had ever witnessed. It was so meaningful and fully captured who we
are and our love. Thank you for working with us on everything. I wish
you could have seen it but hope Sheryl filled you in. We'll send the link
to the pictures as soon as we receive them. It was perfect. And you were
right - a gift to all who were present.
Our ceremony and
wedding actually inspired a few of our friends who were thinking of doing
destination weddings to have it locally with family. We had soooo sooo
many compliments, Elizabeth. Thank you again for all of your work, love
and energy around our union.
We are enjoying our union and new identity as husband and wife.
Maybe we will see you in the future - it would be nice.
Gretchen & Pat Kehan 8/3/07
Thank you again for being such an integral part of our wedding day. You
did a beautiful job at the ceremony. Your voice was so soothing, you managed
to keep us calm under the pressure! All of our guests commented on how
beautiful the ceremony was so we thank you again for all of your hard
work and advice throughout the planning process to make it such a huge
success. With thanks."
- Ann and Patrick? 8/1/06
"Dear Elizabeth, We wanted to drop you a note to thank you so much
for your support of and participation in our ceremony-it was just what
we wanted, and many people commented on how nice and personal it was.
We especially appreciate your willingness to make he trip out to Glenmoore
even though you were in another wedding later in the day! We're just sorry
you were not able to stay longer to enjoy the reception. We believe your
heartfelt delivery and willingness to spend as much time as needed to
make the ceremony perfect. helped to make our day even more perfect than
it already was. Best regards."
- Wade and Matty 8/7/06
"Dear Pastor Frumin, Thank you for the wonderful service that
you did for my daughter and son in law, patty and brian. it was wonderful,
to say the least. she wanted a semi-religious ceremony, not a cold civil
ceremony by a judge. I was so impressed, my mother said to recommend you
to anyone who needs a similar service. Thanks so much."
- Bette Sites 8/24/06
A very belated thank you for all that you did for us this past spring.
Your kindness and understanding helped us cope during a very difficult
time---we will always be grateful for the help that you gave us. You really
made a difference in our lives and we wanted you to know that! We have
settled into married life and anxiously awaiting the arrival of Baby Dooley.
We'll make sure to be in touch when he or she is here. Hope all is well
and wishing you the best."
- Tom and Helen, August 31. 2006
"Paul and I
would like to thank you so much for a beautiful ceremony, it couldn't
have been more perfect. Everyone raved about you and the personal touch
you brought to the ceremony, it made our special day even more special.
Thanks again and keep bringing beauty into newlyweds lives."
- Dolores and Paul
"Thank you so much for presiding over out ceremony. You truly helped
create a beautiful day for us to remember for years to come! We were blessed
to have your words sum up our hopes and dreams perfectly. We still receive
complements on what a wonderful ceremony it was. Thank you so much!"
- Dana and Eric
"Elizabeth. It's hard to believe the wedding was almost 2 months
ago. In some ways it feels as vivid as yesterday; in other ways it could
have been years by now. Our life has settled back to normal, be we still
think and talk about June 11 all the time, with each other and with our
friends and families. Above all else, everyone comments on our ceremony.
That, more than the reception, was the memory that has been indelibly
etched in everyone's mind. Ours too. And a large part of that success
was you-your beautiful framework for the ceremony, your willingness to
work with us as we molded the words to is specifically, your guidance
throughout the process (especially taking out some of the more intimate
details!), and the grace and serenity that comes so naturally to you,
whether during a meeting at your house or up in front of the microphone.
Our friends and family not only said that the ceremony was moving, romantic,
unique and engaging, but also that it suited us perfectly for all those
reasons. What a day it was! Thank you for being such an integral piece
of what made our big day so special( and for enduring all of our last-minute
changes!). We three made a great team with an immediate connection, and
it showed. Blissfully wedded (by you)."
- Khyber and Maren
"Dear Elizabeth, George and I just wanted to send a short note to
thank you for the beautiful ceremony you performed for us on our wedding
day. It was so sweet and heartfelt. Thank you so much for fitting us in
at the last minute and for having patience with us as we were less than
prompt in responding to you. WE so appreciate it. And everything."
- Penny and George Rawlings, June 2005
"Dear Elizabeth, Time has really flown since August 7th! Abe and
I wanted to thank you so much for giving us such a wonderful wedding ceremony.
It was exactly what we were hoping for. Many of our guests commented on
how moving and interesting the ceremony was, and some of Abe's cousins
said it's exactly how they want their weddings to be. It was very good
to have your calming presence at the time - we may have been nervous about
the weather, the reception and everything else, but we knew that we didn't
have to worry at all about the "getting married" part! Thanks
also for putting us in touch with Dianna Marder. We loved the article
she published. Let me know if you have any trouble opening the photos
I'm attaching to this e-mail. I think they came out beautifully. Thanks
again." - Rachel and Abe, October 2005
"Dear Elizabeth, Thanks yo so much for making Khyber and Maren's
wedding ceremony so lovely. You so confirmed their essence and spoke words
that everyone could appreciate. So many guests commented that it was one
of the nicest and most special ceremonies they have ever been to. Bob
and I can't thank you enough. We know when we recommended you to them,
it would be the absolute right thing - It was better than we hoped. You're
wonderful." -Ellen, June 2005
"Dear Elizabeth, It's hard to believe that it has already been three
months since you married us. I just wanted to say thank you for everything
- the ceremony was absolutely beautiful. it was perfect for us. Thanks
again. Fondly, Susie,"
Thank you so much for writing our beautiful wedding ceremony. You gave
us the words we struggled to find to express our commitment to each other.
You helped us begin our marriage by showing us how to express the deep
sentiment we feel towards each other mixed with the laughter that fills
our days. You were a guide for us, answering questions and cheering us
on as our wedding day approached. You and your colleague, Sheryl Manzella,
were such a joy to work with. Together, you wrote and delivered a ceremony
that fit us so well. In fact, many guests commented on the ceremony and
how appropriate it was for us. The experience of getting married is so
unique. We are so pleased that you could help us create a unique ceremony
to match that experience. We just cannot say thank you enough."
- Melanie and Lou, July 3,
What a wonderful woman and human being you are! You made this entire journey
so comfortable and interesting for us. When
we stood before you to complete our journey-it felt like an old Dear friend
was with us. Everyone was impressed with the ceremony and complimented
you. Please do stay in touch with us!"
Love, Dena and Richard, Date: 7/10/04
"We would like
to thank you for helping us have wonderful marriage ceremony. Your caring
commitment, spirituality, and thoughtfulness shined through your beautiful
words during the ceremony. When we met several months ago, we just knew
that hat you would be the perfect person to marry us. Even though we had
never met before and only had a few short moments to get to know each
other before the wedding, we felt that you really were able to get to
know us and put that spirit into the ceremony. The questionnaires that
you had us fill out before we first met were very enjoyable as well. Not
only did they allow you to see our personalities and personal dynamic,
but they really helped give us more focus as well. We are very happy to
be a married couple that we can say we had an enjoyable wedding experience.
Our day would not have been the me without you and your commitment to
it. Thank you so much, and we will be sure to pass your name along to
anyone we know who may need your services." Mike
and Michelle Newman
thanks for checking in :) Steven and I had an amazing time, you did a
wonderful job and as you predicted after we read our vows, there wasn't
a dry eye in the house! Everyone complemented us on how beautiful the
ceremony was, how personal and full of love it was. I was so happy with
everything, and the missing "glass" just added some humor to
it and as you know, what kind of wedding would it have been for me &
Steven if there was no humor??!! So it was perfect and you handled the
situation with ease. Thank you for everything, we will be sure to keep
in touch. Please feel free to use us as a reference, we were so happy
with everything you did for us! Talk to you soon, stay in touch! Love,
Kristin and Steven, The Millers!"
can we thank you for such a beautiful ceremony? You made our wedding day
truly memorable! We’re so thankful we found you! You put so much
care and love into your words. You really touched the essence of our relationship.
We wish you all he best-and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Love, Lisa and Enrique 7/21/03 email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks you so much for all the work you put into our ceremony. It
was perfect, not because of what you had written on paper, but because
of the peace, love, serenity and spirituality that you inspire.
We were so lucky to have you be a part of our marriage ceremony.
We wish you all the best. Thank you! L and D"
How are you? Tom and I are doing very well. We finally feel back to reality
again. Thank you again for officiating our wedding. We thought it was
perfect. We received many compliments on our ceremony. Many people said
it was the nicest wedding they have seen. We were very pleased!!
The reception was really fun but of course quick. Hopefully the video
will allow us to see some of the things we missed. Thanks again for all
your support and well-wishes. Take care of yourself and best wishes for
your future endeavors." - Tom P. & Nicole S.
name is Victoria and my husband, Sean, and I were married last Saturday
in New Hope, PA by Elizabeth Frumin I just wanted to tell you a little about
our experience with the website and with Elizabeth as our minister. I was
a little nervous about getting an officiant off the internet, so I emailed
the site about two months ago and her references came back personally
and said that she was an absolute gem. They were so right, she's amazing.
She gave us questions to answer as a couple so she could get to know us
better and we had so much fun with it! Over the course of the five or six
weeks leading up to our wedding, we were in constant contact with Elizabeth
and we even helped write parts of the ceremony. We used a commentary on
the rings from a website before we exchanged our rings. Elizabeth was extremely
flexible, warm, and she even picked our ceremony location! She helped us
with every detail from writing the vows to selecting the readings to getting
the marriage license. I really can't tell enough how your website made getting
married in another state so simple, even though we thought it would be difficult.
We established such a nice communication and rapport with Elizabeth that
even though we met her for the first time on our wedding day, it felt like
we were old friends! So, from the bottom our hearts, thank you for blessing
us with Elizabeth!" - Victoria & Sean
my wife and I started our search for an officiant, we had an idea of what
we wanted, but we weren't sure where to start our search. We wanted
the ceremony to reflect us a couple. Neither of us had a strong religious
persuasion, so we wanted the ceremony to be more spiritual in nature.
My wife came across Elizabeth's name in the back of Philadelphia Magazine.
Meeting with and subsequently hiring Elizabeth to officiate our wedding
was the single best wedding decision we made. Not only did she provide
guidance in setting the tone we wanted for the ceremony, but she also spent
the time required to know us a couple. The ceremony was so special because
it described us. It was tailored to who we are and how we feel about each
other. We received so many positive comments from our guests about
how beautiful the ceremony turned out. Elizabeth is a true professional
that cares deeply about her responsibilities as an officiant. She
made our day even more special and comes highly recommended...."
Steve & Christa 7/30/02
decided to get married on the grounds of a beautiful historic mansion in
the early fall. We are casual people but very corny and romantic.
The ceremony would need to include a complicated family unit, music, poetry,
mixed religions, and the very opinionated couple's ideas, but also much
humor. Elizabeth worked with us to find our own style and words that
could express our love and devotion to each other and to put in in an order
that made sense. She really captured our essense and made the process
painless. Our ceremony turned out to be one of the most memorable to our
friends and family due to its originality and its sweet nature. We
were very pleased with Elizabeth who was actually very highly recommended
to us by a few people."
thought of you a lot since the wedding. Thank you for the wonderful
work you put into our ceremony. Above all else, we just had a wonderful
time with you. From our first meeting, we both felt completely at
ease around you. With other officiants we'd either felt like we were
being judged or that we were a burden on their hectic schedules. We
really felt like you enjoy what you do and we ended up enjoying every interaction
we had with you. The ceremony you created was so in tune with who
we are that it seemed you'd known us for years. And then, when we felt we
had to change some things you never took it personally and encouraged us
to get the ceremony to the most accurate reflection of our commitment that
we could create. Every part of our dealings with you was a treat.
So much about getting married is stressful and intimidating, especially
in a time when so many marriages just don't work out. We were very
lucky to have found you. You helped to keep us focused on what we
were doing and why we were doing it. So much ofour wedding, both the
planning and the actual day, went so much smoother because of your involvement.
Thank you, a thousand times over. I hope we find a way to continue
knowing you. I'd hate for the end of the ceremony to be the end of
knowing you. Geoff and I both have always enjoyed talking to you and
always wished it didn't have to be all business. Maybe we could find
a way to get together at some point for a drink or a meal. I'm attaching
a few of our favorite pictures of you. I hope you like them. Thank
you again for everything. If there's anything we can ever do to help
you, be it as a reference or whatever else comes up, please don't
hesitate to let us know. - Amy and Geoff"
think what really makes an exceptional therapist is how committed that person
is to facing her own difficulties and growing through in them. Elizabeth
Frumin is an exceptional therapist. From our first meeting I was struck
by her inner strength, her commitment to loving and spirit, and the positive
insight with which she lives her life. Not to mention her joy. I know I
had found a true mentor. I have received, and continue to receive, so much
support from Elizabeth, In my toughest times I have never felt alone for
she is always accessible, always loving me, helping me to lift up and find
a way back to the light. I have grown tremendously in my work with her.
today I am living my life with more positivity, more love, more strength,
more wisdom, more peace and more connection to spirit than ever before.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes I have found renewal. I touch my center.
I move with assurance and purpose. “Therapist” doesn't even
begin to describe her. Best friend? Teacher? Guide? Master? Fro me, Elizabeth
is a master, a reserve of joy, wisdom and strength of sprit that I will
continue to draw from all my life. Thank you." Elizabeth 8/4/03
Frumin's coaching practice expands upon her extensive experience as a therapist,
counselor, educator and trainer. With over 25 years working with both individuals
and groups, she has an exceptional track-record of helping clients move
through challenging life passages, and improving the quality of their lives.
Elizabeth and her clients have produced outstanding results in areas of
interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, life purpose and mission, career
direction, spiritual development and creative expression. In her coaching
work, Elizabeth employs a unique balance of compassionate personal support
and practical, focused direction." F.M. 8/5/03
came to see Elizabeth because I was ready to leave a 7 year-old relationship
with a man who refused to go to counseling. I thought the situation was
hopeless, but this December we'll see our 10-year anniversary. Our relationship
is stronger than ever. Now she's helping me to find balance in my work and
personal life. She's supportive, attentive, and loving. She's that hard-to-find
mentor I've wanted to keep me on track and moving forward in my life. Elizabeth
is great!" HG 8/4/03
provides a safe and nurturing environment for personal growth and development.
Its nice to know that Elizabeth is on the same path as the rest of us, and
her counseling comes from experience as well as the heart. Elizabeth has
an incredible ability to listen, and make you feel like you are heard. Elizabeth's
love and light shines through in all that she does." - A.Z.
with Elizabeth Frumin is both powerful and empowering in that it enables
me to confront and overcome my self-imposed road blocks to living a full
life. Her gentle, loving guidance and support has given me an inner strength
that enhances my ability to cope with life’s challenges and crisis.
She is a deeply compassionate, insightful and spirit-filled therapist who
always steers my soul-searching journey toward the Light." -Helen R
Elizabeth Frumin my life coach. So, what's a life coach? Personally, it
is someone I can count on to help me go forward with my life and my dreams.
There have been numerous times in the past few years when I have felt stuck
while working on a personal project. That's when I call on Elizabeth and
we meet and talk it through. I am so grateful for her wisdom, her listening
expertise, her organizational skills, her counseling skills and her abundance
of tools and networking resources. Elizabeth coaches me to create and implement
a plan and, if I want it, she is my cheerleader with regular check-in phone
calls or e-mails to assist me in keeping on track.
Whether my dilemma lands me
in the mental, emotional, spiritual or physical realms, Elizabeth assists
me in finding my path and going forward. I continue to be amazed at her
ability to see beyond any temporary "stuckness" and how gracefully
she helps me help myself.
I have also brought Elizabeth's
expertise to my work place where she has given excellent seminars to my
teaching staff over the past two years. These seminars were tailored to
our professional needs and included excellent team building, creativity
enhancing and problem solving components. My teachers give her rave reviews
and are so excited when I tell them she will be back for the next seminar.
Whenever I need someone
to talk through a challenging issue or help me help myself organizationally,
I am so grateful for my coach, Elizabeth Frumin." - Sally W.