Shari

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Shari is an Ordained Non-Denominational Wedding Officiant. She performs LGBT, Inter-Faith, Secular and Christian Wedding ceremonies.
Shari prides herself on being able to personalize not only the ceremony but also the vows in such a way that all in attendance will feel the shining spirit of love and happiness when they leave. 

She has a long history of public speaking, public service, and philanthropy.

Whether it's an intimate gathering of friends or a grand affair, Shari is honored to be a part of honoring all couples special celebration of love. She serves the entire the Southern California area and also issues Marriage Licenses.

Shari is based in Long Beach and travels throughout So Cal.

Shari is also one of our special notaries that can issue marriage licenses.

Fun Facts

Favorite Quote: “A healthy relationship is one where two people just make a deal that they will help make the other person the best version of themselves."
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Jamocha Almond Fudge
Soundtrack to your life: Imperfect Masterpiece
Favorite Disney Movie: Finding Nemo
Favorite Event Memory: While performing a wedding for two women, who were celebrating their 25th anniversary that day, one of the brides' brother showed up out of the blue. He was in the service and the whole family thought he was abroad serving our country. Instead, he got special leave to come and be at her wedding, surprising the whole family, it was touching and beautiful.
Your Nickname: Sharebear 

Notable Wedding Review

From Yelp

My wife and I got married about a month ago. Shari performed our ceremony and she was simply great. We had friends tell us how beautiful and meaningful the ceremony was. The process to book was simple; we met with Shari at a coffee shop and we went from there. She was kind, friendly, and most importantly fun! She made us laugh every time we met with her. We also applied for our marriage license with her, again, the process was fast and simple. I would recommend Great Officiants to all my friends. Thank you, Shari. The ceremony was everything we expected.