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Robin Renteria, (919) 818-6362, Robin@RobinRenteria.com, uuweddingminister.com
If love is the answer.
could you rephrase the question?
~ Lily Tomlin
Rev. Robin Renteria at
Leah and Mike's Wedding
Is Rev. Robin Renteria flexible in the wording used in the ceremony, including the vows?
Totally. She welcomes your ideas. She uses your preferences, your ideas, your to create a ceremony that is uniquely yours.
Can we write our own vows, if we want to?
Absolutely! Rev. Robin Renteria wants this most special moment to be just what you want. Make it your own.
Does she have a list of readings?
She has poetry and prose from all over the world, both religious and secular. She also welcomes new choices that you bring to her. She keeps adding to her collection of romantic, thoughtful, loving and light spirited ways to celebrate the paths of love and marriage.
How long are Rev. Robin Renteria's ceremonies?
Her ceremonies are usually 20 - 30 minutes long depending on your choices. She has officiated wonderful ceremonies that are 10 minutes long and others that are an hour long. We create a script together to ensure your ceremony fits your needs and desires.
Does Rev. Robin Renteria require premarital counseling?
She doesn't require premarital counseling. She does offer and recommend it. She uses several approaches learn all the skills that will enrich their marriage. She wants you to have resources that will serve you all your lives.
Is Rev. Robin Renteria willing to conduct rehearsals?
Absolutely! She also helps you assess your need for a rehearsal. Whether you have a rehearsal or not, she will plan every detail with you to ensure that she understands your vision for your ceremony so that everything will go smoothly.
What happens if Rev. Robin Renteria can't be at the ceremony?
She believes in contingency plans. She will never leave a couple stranded. Also, she arrives 45 minutes before your ceremony so has a large margin for error. This keeps her and you from being anxious. She has never needed her contingency plans in 19 years.
Does Rev. Robin Renteria attend the rehearsal dinner or reception?
She greatly appreciates being asked, but instead comes home to be with her Sweetheart, best friend, and husband, Ruben.
Frequently Asked Questions
As a UU minister, a wedding minister, a wedding officiant, or a wedding celebrant Rev. Robin Renteria primarily serves the NC Triangle: Orange, Durham, Wake, Chatham, and Alamance counties and the towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Raleigh, Hillsborough, Cary, Mebane, Holly Springs, Fuquay Varina, Apex, Bahama, Burlington, and Efland.
Reverend Robin Renteria, Ph.D.
What officiant services does she provide?
She offers civil, spiritual, interfaith, non-denomination and religious wedding ceremonies for heterosexual and same sex couples. She also offers memorial services and funeral services that are celebrations of the life for your loved one, and baby blessings and christenings, all in your language of faith and tradition. She loves honoring the love we have known and shared in our lives.
Does Rev. Renteria have a sound system?
Yes! She has a portable battery operated sound system with two channels that she can take it to any venue for amplifying her and your voices. You can also plug in an IPOD player into her amplifier.
Is she willing to perform a ceremony at a non-religious site?
Yes! At whatever setting you choose - a home, garden, museum, gazebo, estate, lake, church hotel, resort, or in snowy woods.
What is Rev. Robin Renteria's attire for the ceremony?
She has ministerial robes for those who want the minister to have a religious presence, and black, brown, navy, cream or other garb for a secular presence. She has many examples on her blog. She also loves to match the colors of your wedding.
Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, and nearby
What sets Rev. Robin Renteria apart?
She comes to your wedding fully present to your needs. Best of all, she is happy in her own life and marriage, so she is truly delighted for you. Rev. Robin Renteria has a Masters in Divinity degree in pastoral counseling. She been a hospital chaplain and is sensitive and skilled in handling the many unexpected emotional and physical needs that arise. She is a seminary educated ordained minister who has served church congregations, and written and officiated at rites of passage for over 19 years. She has married couples of many faiths and cultures and has a wealth of resources upon which to draw.
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