A Warm Welcome!
from David and Margo Sears, awarded experts since 2004 for 1,550+ couples,
providing personalized services for ALL types of couples.
Let us co-create YOUR warm, fun, romantic ceremony too!

“Our wedding was exactly the way we wanted it, and stress free thanks to you!” ~ Mrs. A. Jope, bride

  • Officiants / Ministers – indoors OR outdoors, male or female, non-denominational, David or Margo. We perform spiritual or non-religious ceremonies for all couples including live-togethers, mixed races, pregnant or already parents, eloping, renewals, bikers, pirate re-enactors, straight or LGBTQ couples, even last-minute couples when we are able!
  • Professional Photographer – exciting, gorgeous visual storytelling & art for a great price in VERY GENEROUS packages with lots of extras that never expire on you!
  • Live wooden Flute – perfect for a romantic, outdoorsy beach wedding! 
  • SIMPLE or Elaborate, Traditional Classic or Down-to-Earth and Practical. 
  • Real Ministers: we are actual, ordained, non-denominational, multi-faith pastors of a real church: offering non-religious, Christian, Jewish, Hawaiian, New Age, Spiritual, Pagan, Native American or whatever you want.
  • UNLIMITED GUESTS: no extra charge, and we supply free witnesses to elopers!

“David made us feel like we already knew him forever…And our ceremony way exceeded expectations!” ~
Angie & Eric Johnson, wedmates

  • UNIQUE SAND CEREMONY with glass & cork heart bottle, included free with our officiating service.
  • Also at no charge, we make a romantic, lovely, sand-groomed SHELL & SAND ART HEART at your feet!
  • We welcome your own vows,  and D.I.Y. or wedding planners welcome too.
  • Gay weddings and LGBTQ community members are very warmly welcome!
  • Special Offers: discounts for active US military, police, firefighters, volunteer EMS, vow renewals, and Winter Weddings between Nov 1 – Mar 31.

“You two are so sweet and easy to talk to, thank you so much!” ~K.Kokowski, wedding planner

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“It’s such a huge relief! You are so much warmer, nicer and more real than most officiants we’ve contacted…We feel so much better about this – we know you really understand what we want.” ~ Jessie & Tony, wedmates

“Every guest said how great it was! Simple and very special. I recommend you to anybody…please post this to your site. I want everyone to know how grateful I am for your patience and just for being so organized.” ~ Mrs. S. Wright, bride

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  • on the beach, or indoors, or on the lawn or patio
  • Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach areas in NC
  • All Myrtle Beach SC areas down to Pawley’s
  • Wrightsville, Wilmington, Carolina, Kure NC
  • all Topsail NC areas
  • all Emerald Isle NC areas 
  • Greensboro & Triad NC areas (in off-season)
  • Raleigh and Triangle NC areas (in off-season)
  • Little River, Huntington, Charleston SC areas (in off-season)
  • anywhere else on Outer Banks NC (in off-season)

Hair & Wind Advice

GREAT ADVICE FROM 1550+ beach weddings experience ~  Margo cannot emphasize this enough... Nothing ruins your wedding photos like hair / bangs of a bride (or the daughter or mom or a bridesmaid) flapping loose, unpinned, unsprayed in your eyes and mouth due to wind...

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Easy Steps for a Beach Wedding

An NC or SC beach is an amazing place for your special day…wilderness with amazing power, grace and beauty. So how do you throw a beach wedding? What do you do first?  Do you need a permit? What about weather? What about chairs, arbor, music, minister, catering or...

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Rain, Weather & Summer Heat

Weather is our specialty!  Good news–Less than 1% of our 1,500+ beach weddings were altered due to Rain! Besides being “charmed” here’s why: For the coastline area between Wilmington NC and Myrtle Beach SC, the weather is relatively stable and dry. Rainfall is very...

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