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Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant

5  ( 3 reviews ) · Sunshine Coast / Brisbane and Surrounds · Show Phone
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OVERVIEW

If a fun, easy-going professional with plenty of experience is what you’re looking for in a celebrant, look no further. Steven Murray has officiated over 1000 weddings, and has a wealth of knowledge, advice, and ceremony samples to offer his couples. A Sunshine Coast local, Steven will take the stress out of ceremony planning, and create a custom ceremony that delights and enchants your guests.

Experienced with more than 1000 weddings under his belt? Check. Creative and easygoing? Tick. Willing to attend themed weddings or those in adventurous locations? Check and check. Steven Murray - operating under the business name Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant - is a charming, wonderful celebrant with an open mind and passion for weddings


Situated on the Sunshine Coast, this celebrant is highly experienced, and has plenty to offer his couples. This includes unique, fun wedding ceremonies (Steven encourages his couples to be different), an extensive range of ceremony samples to draw inspiration from, and a professional who knows exactly what to do - the legal stuff, sure, but also not standing in the way of photos.

Whether you’re planning a formal wedding with a hefty guest list or a modest, pop up wedding, Steven would be more than happy to have a relaxed chat over coffee to discuss your ideas. In this chat you can ask him any questions, and see if he’s a good fit for your ceremony. 

“Steve Murray from Sunshine Coast Celebrants is absolutely incredible. He is so lovely and personable and made the process of getting married effortless and so enjoyable. We have received so many compliments from our guests and some even stated that he is the best celebrant they have ever seen. Our day was a complete fairytale and that is massively thanks to Steve and his amazing work.” Jessica


What you can expect when working with Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant for your wedding:

 

  • Experienced celebrant. Tell us, how many other marriage celebrants do you know that have more than 1000 weddings under their belt? Steven is highly experienced and has lots of advice to share if you’d like it.

  • Fun, unique ceremony. Steven will ensure your wedding guests are engaged, and having a great time at your wedding - there will be no checking of watches when Steven officiates, that’s for sure. 

  • Resources and samples. If you’re stuck choosing readings, poems, or unsure how to structure your ceremony, no problem. Steven has a plethora of resources and ceremony samples he can send your way.

  • Less stress. With a highly capable celebrant helping you along during your ceremony planning process, you’re going to feel calm, relaxed, and organised for your wedding day. 

 

Here’s what else you need to know about Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant.

 

  • Wedding packages. Steven has three wedding packages to choose from, including a ‘No Frills’ package,  ‘Quickie’ option (ideal for elopements), and a comprehensive ‘Complete Ceremony’ option.

  • Master of ceremonies. If you’re on the hunt for an MC to host your wedding reception, Steven is an excellent choice. With experience public speaking, an already-established connection with you both, and knowledge of your shared history, Steven can entertain and delight guests all evening.

 

“My husband and I can't thank Steve enough for the amazing job he did!! From the beginning he was friendly and provided heaps of vow and reading samples which made life much easier. On the big day, the section about us was well worded and accurate and we loved hearing our love story from a third party. Our friends later remarked what a great celebrant he is and his delivery style and choice of words is what people are looking for these days. We have previously attended friends' weddings where he was the celebrant and we knew straight away we wanted him as our celebrant when we got engaged.” Vanessa


About

I am a wedding junkie!! Yes, I am afraid I love weddings. What better way to spend a day than to play a small role in one of the most important days of anyone's life and officiate at their wedding! I get to spend time with couples who are totally in love, I am able to feel all of the emotions of the day, to witness the tears, laughter and excitement as they confirm their love to each other. I am very fortunate to be able to help make a difference.

Mr Steven Murray

Business Owner


FAQ

Luckily, there isn't!

That means you can select your own celebrant,  be married in a location of your choice and hbe able to personalise the ceremony content.

The most important thing that all suppliers in the wedding industry will ask is, 'what date is the wedding?'

After you have selected your date, you can then start to approach venues, celebrants, photographers etc.

Yes, you will need to complete a Notice of Intended Marriage form with your celebrant.  On the day that the celebrant receives this form and/or witnesses your signatures, you have to wait for one month before you can get married.

Ceremonies vary depending on the inclusions of the ceremony, what style of ceremony you are after and how many readings you may have included in the ceremony.

There is a 'quick' option that takes 5 minutes, a medium option around 11-15 minutes and a more personal option that will take around 20 minutes.


3 reviews 5 Write a Review

May 2024

Steven did a great job. He made the ceremony short and sweet and professional. We recommend it. Thank you.

Koray O.

May 2021

Steven was amazing!!! We had a very relaxed ceremony and were showered with compliments at our lunch afterwards about the whole ceremony. Highly recommend him

Emma B.

Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant

Thank you Emma, I was so privileged to lead you both through what was an amazing day for all.

May 2021

We had the most amazing dealings with Steven at Sunshine Coast celebrants. Steven went above and beyond to meet with us (multiple times) to ensure we understood everything and ensuring our wedding day ran smoothly. We received a lot of compliments on how well he conducted himself during the ceremony. His professionalism, care and easygoing nature made him the perfect celebrant for our wedding. We would recommend Steven to any couple planning their special day!

Samantha D.

Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant

Thank you so much for those beautiful words . I'm thrilled that you loved your ceremony as much as I enjoyed delivering it to you and your guests . You are both so suited of reach other and I wish you all the love in the future .


Expert Advice

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As a wedding professional, Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant offers expert advice to help couples plan their perfect day. Ask a question or read their expert advice.

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Is it OK to ask a celebrant to wear a costume at our wedding?

Hello! I've read some responses to celebrants dressing in a matching style etc. Is it rude to ask if they wouldn't mind wearing a costume? I've read somewhere a couple got married by batman and then the obvious Elvis option.. I like the idea of an iconic character and think it would be something to remember but wouldn't want to offend anyone or make it a bad experience. TIA

Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant

Speaking for myself, no problem at all in wearing a costume to suit the theme of your wedding - it is your wedding so it is important to have everything as you wish it to be.  It could be a bit weird if only the celebrant was in costume however.  One thing to consider is the cost of the costume hire - in the past the couple have been happy to pay the hire fee.

Confusion around roles of matron of honour, maid of honor and who can be a witness with the best man

I have a Maid of Honor who is unmarried and a Matron of Honor who is married. I want my Matron to be a witness along with the Best Man. Even though she is married, can I have her as the Maid instead?

Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant

Anyone can be a witness as long as they are over 18 and able to understand what the celebant is saying (e.g. they speak English).  These days there isn't really a distinction between Maid and Matron as most brides just use the term 'Maid' - regardless of marital status.  You can still have her as your Matron of honour and be your witness.

Who writes the vows? Do we say them or have to repeat after the celebrant?

Steven Murray Marriage Celebrant

There are the official vows which must be said by the couple.  In most cases the celebrant will ask you to repeat it after him/her.  You can also do personal vows to each other (which I think is the best part of the ceremony).  You can write them and bring them along yourself or send them to the celebrant who will print them out for you.  I usually put the official vows on the bottom of your personal vows, so you can easily read them rather than do a repeat after me thing.

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