Provenance empowers people to celebrate life's milestones by centering moments of personal meaning.
The modern wedding has evolved rapidly. Today, a majority of couples write their own vows and enlist a close friend or family member to officiate the ceremony itself, personalizing this momentous milestone like never before. But this new norm is not without its challenges.
While religious leaders and judges have relied for centuries on tradition to dictate standards, modern couples and their officiants lack a north star. They may seek to blend disparate religious or cultural heritages, honor unique family structures, or incorporate secular inspiration — presenting the challenge of designing a personalized ritual without precedent.
An experienced officiant himself, our CEO and Founder Steven Greitzer waded through the generic mad-lib templates, convoluted blog posts and outdated scripts when first attempting to cobble together ceremonies of his own. Pulling from his successes (as well as snafus!) officiating weddings for loved ones, Steven’s founding team of fellow officiants, wedding planners, and engaged couples developed a suite of services to ensure we all could imbue this moment with the meaning it deserves.
You are unique, and your wedding should feel so too. No matter if your ceremony is innovative or traditional, secular or religious, interfaith or aligned with new-age spirituality… no matter if your officiant is a friend, family member, professional, or clergy… we’re here to help ensure every word spoken throughout your wedding weekend is genuinely authentic. From our online tools – the Ceremony Builder, Vow Builder, and Toast Builder – to our professional speechwriting and public speaking services, we are here to help you, your officiant, and your guests knock every speech out of the park.