About Matt

Matt McMurphy is a licensed wedding officiant who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

It all started when...

Matt got married in 2011. He and his wife, Beth, spent months creating a wedding unique to them, showcasing their love as well as their personalities and interests. This was when Matt fell in love with weddings. They both continued to help many friends and family with their wedding planning needs.

Matt was ordained through American Marriage Ministries (AMM) in 2016 at the request of two engaged friends (Click here for the whole story).  He has since performed weddings for a variety couples who value a personalized ceremony in which to declare and celebrate their love.

Matt has a background in public speaking, leadership, writing, education, and spirituality/religious studies.  These skills help Matt to craft and solemnize the perfect ceremony for each couple he marries, and to teach these skills to anyone in the wedding party who may need help with writing and presenting vows or wedding toasts.  Matt also shares the gift of his experience to coach other officiants in preparing and celebrating ceremonies for couples.

Matt loves to collaborate with couples to create a ceremony that is truly representative of their personalities and the love between them!

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