The Wedding of UK stars Emmett Scanlan & Claire Cooper

The Wedding of Emmett & Claire

January 26th, 2016 / Rev. Samora / 0 comments

Emmett & Claire met while starring in the UK television show Hollyoaks.  They decided to have a small, intimate wedding here in NYC on New Year’s Eve at a unique warehouse-style wedding venue in midtown called Studio 450 .  Rev. Samora of Common Ground Ceremonies officiated the wedding ceremony in front of their closest family and friends. … Continue reading

2016 Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award

We Won the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2016!!

January 14th, 2016 / Rev. Samora / 0 comments

We Won the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award 2016!!  It feels amazing to be at the top 5% in the Wedding Officiants Category nationally!  Our 5th year in a row being recognized as a highly-ranked Wedding Officiant in New York!  We also offer many packages to fit your needs so please contact us at (646)709-2090 … Continue reading

The Knot best of Weddings Hall of Fame Award

The Knot-Best of Weddings “Hall of Fame” Award 2016

January 2nd, 2016 / Rev. Samora / 0 comments

It has been an amazing journey from the moment I decided to become an Interfaith Minister back in 2005.  At that particular time I didn’t know where it would lead, but I knew that I had opened up myself to be of service to myself and others.  I still don’t define myself as religious but … Continue reading

Central Park Wedding

Winter Elopements in Central Park

December 17th, 2015 / Rev. Samora / 0 comments

Winter Weddings in Central Park are so Romantic!!  Central Park has some of the most picturesque locations that are easily accessible from your hotel or local shopping.  Mark and Lewis traveled all the way from Singapore and chose to have a non-denominational wedding in Central Park.  We met at The Plaza Hotel and boarded a … Continue reading

Winter Wedding in Bryant Park

New York Winter Weddings

December 10th, 2015 / Rev. Samora / 0 comments

Some people only imagine getting married in the warmer months of the year, especially when they envision having it outdoors.  New York City is the perfect landscape for weddings all year round.  Central Park offers many beautiful locations and if you love the many different tourist attractions, a wedding can even be performed there.  As … Continue reading

Rockefeller Center Weddings in the Winter

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Elopements

December 3rd, 2015 / Rev. Samora / 0 comments

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was lit here in New York City last night and will be displayed until January 7th, 2016.  This is one of the most magical times to get married in New York City.  As a NY Wedding Officiant, I have been honored to marry many couples under the tree or at … Continue reading