Meeting, listening to, and working with you, I skillfully and sensitively blend your wishes into a wedding ceremony that truly reflects your love and shared future.
Norman is an ordained non-denominational Christian Minister, (meaning will follow your beliefs [or none] -traditions, practices, and personal ideas).
Your Wedding Ceremony Style Is Up To The Two Of You~ Traditional, Lite-Church, Faith/Spiritual, Biblical, Civil (nothing religious).
Couples~ Man & Woman, Same Sex, Previously Married…
Emphasis and experience developing and officiating ceremonies that speak to your love, beliefs and hopes.
Calming, Comfortable, Fun, Creative, Non-Judgmental, "I can put you at ease."
Collaborative harmony with wedding planners, musicians, photographers, venues, and in-laws.
Experienced with almost 40 years and 100's of weddings.
Happily married for many years!
My Unique Wedding Services...
I do it YOUR WAY
Your Special Day "Your Way"
While I may have some great experiences, wise counsel and nice suggestions... This is "Your Day" and not about me. My goal is to respect your wishes and concerns.
Professional & Affordable!
You do not always have to pay a lot to get a lot. I trust and hope you will give me the opportunity to prove that on one of the most important days of your life.
Sensitive and Creative
Being sensitive and caring is paramount before, during and after the wedding. There are many people who all deserve respect as important family members of the bride and groom.
Honoring Personal and Family Traditions
Respecting and honoring personal and family traditions is an action that requires skillful listening and understanding.
Fast Response TIme
Time is critical in planning a wedding large or small. You can expect a call back or email usually within 24 hours from your request or concern.
Licensed: MD, VA, WV, PA
I am licensed in Maryland (homeport), Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. I look forward to providing you an enjoyable and happy experience in officiating your wedding.
Gallery of Wedding Celebrations
Suzanne Smith, VA
Once I booked the venue, the wedding coordinator recommended Norman as the ideal officiant. He was!
Emma Jones, MD
Initially, my fiancée was scared of our wedding ceremony and that he would make a mistake. Once he met Norm, he felt comfortable, secure, and excited.
Raffi K., Frederick, MD
My wife and I come from different religious cultures, and felt frustration with agreeing on a ceremony until we spoke to Norm, who made it so easy for us.
Please contact Norman Ross and see how easy Weddings by Norm can make one of the most important days of your life a success as well as a joyful memory to be cherished.