And Now For The Vows

Wedding officiating for couples who value originality, personality, and meaning

Boston, Atlanta, and destination weddings


Tyler Thigpen was truly a dream to work with. I can't sing his praises loud enough. It's hard to know where to begin. Tyler played a vital role in helping to make our dream come true. My husband and I felt so comfortable with him simply because of who he is as a human being. He is full of personality, was quick to listen and seek to understand our vision, and is such a brilliant communicator. It was all of these things, and more, that gave us confidence in our decision to ask him to marry us. The process that he took us through to really get to know us as individuals and as a couple was astoundingly thorough. We especially loved that he brought a handful of our friends into the mix, and asked them a few questions about us as a couple. Tyler also helped immensely with the planning of the day of. He asked us questions we hadn't even thought of, mapped out different possible scenarios, gave us time and space to sort through what mattered most to us, and was completely open to new ideas and suggestions. It was fun to have him be such a huge part of the process of dreaming up our big day! I can't think of a better wedding officiant. I really can't. Tyler is funny, kind, charismatic, understanding, open minded, and extremely intelligent. Our day could not have been more perfect, and a huge part of that was because of his involvement!   - Tiffany and Matt, photo by Erich McVey


Love love love Tyler Thigpen! He made our ceremony so perfect. I was more than happy with his performance. The manuscript he wrote was so real and personable; he described us perfectly. I can't tell you how many guests came up to us and told us how great he was. Working with Tyler was one of the best decisions of the wedding planning!  - Emy 


We had been living out of the country for awhile when we decided to get married, and I thought that we were doomed to an impersonal civil ceremony. I very reluctantly started searching the internet for an alternative, and I was pleasantly surprised to find Tyler, a highly educated, well travelled, and seemingly thoughtful soul. As it turns out, he is extremely thoughtful. He delivered a beautiful ceremony, incorporating our words, the words of dear friends, and his own insights, which created moment after moment of meaning, joy, truth, spirituality, and the expression of love. It was the perfect combination for us of traditional ceremonial elements and unique personalization. Even my mother was pleased, and that is not an easy task. On another note, it started raining during our outdoor ceremony, and Tyler was able to adapt to this interesting circumstance with ease and aplomb. Everyone kept saying how the ceremony was so “you guys” (i.e. myself and my husband) and for that, I give all the credit to Tyler. I recommend him one thousand percent!‎   - Stacy


Tyler officiated our ceremony early this year, and we are absolutely thrilled with what he was able to do for us. His content and presentation was perfect, and we received NUMEROUS compliments from guests during the reception about how unique and moving the ceremony was. He did an excellent job of personalizing the content and mood exactly how we wanted it to be – definitely not a cookie-cutter message. My grandmother was in tears afterwards when I gave her a hug. She was telling me how sweet the ceremony was and that my grandfather would be very proud. Tyler’s generosity and joy for marriage is abundant and it shows in speaking with him and during our ceremony of course. Ask Tyler to lead your wedding – you will not regret it. HIGHLY recommended! Thanks again for everything you did, Tyler!‎   - Ryan


After our original officiant canceled on us 3 months before the wedding, we were pretty upset. It took us time to find the first one and we did not have a church with a pastor we knew well. Reluctantly, we began to search the internet again for an officiant. I stumbled across Tyler’s website and read excerpts from the weddings he had officiated and we set up a meeting. He was great right from the start…we booked him immediately, and he promised me that he would not cancel (a BIG PLUS at this point!). As the big day approached, honestly, we were expecting just your standard who gives who, who takes who, man and wife that you hear at every wedding…which would have been acceptable. However, Tyler went above and WAY beyond our expectations. He contacted our bridal party and used what they said and what he observed in our meeting to make the ceremony so personal and meaningful to both of us. There was not a dry eye in the house….including the 2 of us! After ‘Congratulations’, the second thing every guest we talked to at the reception said was how impressed they were with our officiant and asked how we knew him. With such a personal and heartfelt message, they could not believe that I just randomly found him on the internet. A month later, people are still talking about what a fabulous officiant we had, how much they actually enjoyed the ceremony (not just the reception)  , and that Tyler was one of, if not the best, officiants they had heard. We consider it a blessing that our original officiant canceled and we were able to meet Tyler. Our wedding day would not have been the same without him!! We HIGHLY recommend Tyler!!! Thank you so much Tyler!!   - Kelly


Our wedding ceremony was memorable, personal, and truly unique thanks to the beautiful ceremony you performed. It felt as if you have known us for years, not months. We received wonderful compliments from many of our friends and family on your performance. Thank you for the obvious commitment you made to make our wedding ceremony intimate and entertaining. There were laughs and tears, which is what any couple would hope for on their wedding day! Warmly,   - Jessica


Dear Tyler, Your incredible ceremony set the most amazing tone for our entire evening.  All of our guests wanted to compliment you on your warmth and style. Thank you for bringing Meg and Aaron’s personalities so accurately to life with such great wit and charm. You had us at Megron… Again our sincerest thanks,   - Ken and Jean C


Hi Tyler, This is Kelly W’s mom. I just wanted to thank you so much for the wonderful job you did at the wedding this past weekend! Everyone commented how touching your remarks were and how personal you made it by including comments about their relationship by their bridal party. I would love to have a copy of your notes if you still have them. It meant a lot to all of us! Thanks again for making it very special to Bruce and Kelly.   - Marty


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