The Role of Funeral Clergy and Celebrants by Wendy Wortham Texas Twins Events

The Role of Funeral Clergy and Celebrants by Wendy Wortham Texas Twins Events

My role as a clergy person or a celebrant is to lead or officiate a ceremony, such as a funeral, wedding, baptism or other religious ceremony. Clergy are ordained by a religious denomination or by an interfaith or spiritual religious group. Celebrants differ from clergy in that most celebrants are not professionally affiliated with a … [Read more…]

Reverend Wendy Wortham Explains What Wedding Officiants in Texas Charge for Fees, and Why!

Reverend Wendy Wortham Explains What Wedding Officiants in Texas Charge for Fees, and Why!

For most jurisdictions, the word “Officiant” is a catch all phrase industry word for any wedding minister, wedding pastor, officials, reverends, who can legally officiate a wedding, funeral, baptism, christening, etc. Many professional officiants are independent ministers or civil servants who run their own businesses. They also set their own fee amounts based on experience … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on 5 Legal Documents Every LBGT Couples Should Have and Why!

Wendy Wortham on 5 Legal Documents Every LBGT Couples Should Have and Why!

Recent news relating to a North Texas man, Lon Watts brought attention to the fact that same sex couples struggle with Rights of Survivorship and medical decisions regarding a partner. Many of my readers are aware that I am an advocate for those who are denied the same benefits of traditional married couples, and for … [Read more…]