The queer, feminist, cosplay-loving, Boston wedding officiant you've been searching for #Features#boston#ceremony#massachusetts#officiant September 27 2016 | Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin This is Reverend Katherine in her Star Trek finery. Engaged people of Boston! Are you searching for an officiant who is all kinds of awesome, will embrace you literally and figuratively, and give one amazing wedding ceremony? Then allow me to introduce you to our sponsor Reverend Katherine, who is the freaking coolest. Aside from being a cosplayer, Reverend Katherine is an ordained Christian minister, and self-described as such: I'm no canned officiant. I'm a queer, feminist, cosplay-loving poet. I'm about crafting the coolest wedding you've ever been to – yours – whatever your and your partner's shape, size, color, gender, quirk, or kink. Here's Reverend Katherine being the coolest during a wedding. Reverend Katherine got into the marrying people biz in 2012, when her BFF from her childhood Girl Scout troop said, "I know you're studying to be a minister. Would you maybe want to officiate our wedding?" And a wedding officiating career was born. Since then, she's done it all, from a science-y, stardust wedding for rocket scientists to a dinosaur-themed wedding at the La Brea Tar Pits. (See, I told you she was the coolest.) This is how Reverend Katherine gets down when she's officiating a dinosaur wedding in Los Angeles. So… she's an ordained Christian minister, does that mean you have to have a religious ceremony if she officiates? Nope. Or as she put it on her FAQ: What's the sacred text of your relationship? Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, the Bible, punk rock, Sappho, Star Wars, the Kama Sutra? Whatever is important to you and your spouse-to-be, that's where we will start to craft a meaningful wedding ceremony together. Religion is in the eye of the beholder. We never have to mention any sort of deity; your wedding will nevertheless be sacred, because you are declaring love to another person. That said, if you want it to be religious, let's talk about what that means to you and your partner. If she's Christian and you're atheist, we can make that work. If he's Jewish and you're Muslim, I read both Hebrew and Arabic. If they're Wiccan — well, I don't know much about that, because it's a mystery. But I'm always happy to learn. Related Post 17 not-so-obvious wedding questions to ask your rabbi Recently, Offbeat Bride posted a great article on questions to ask your officiant. I thought all the questions were spot-on and insightful. But it didn't... Read more Here she is looking super reverend-y. Reverend Katherine is also featured in our Offbeat Vendors guide! We got a cool ordained officiant, who cosplays, and will shape an amazing ceremony to your tastes (religious or not)… she must cost a bazillion dollars. Also nope! Reverend Katherine keeps it budget friendly. Most of her FAQ section addresses why she's so affordable. But it boils down to helping low-income, queer, offbeat, and otherwise awesome couples make a public declaration of their love brings her joy. That said, her fees are also negotiable. (Psst: She's a sucker for people who work for social justice and have been known to take partial payment in chocolates.) Leave it to a cosplayer to have the perfect outfit for all types of weddings. Clearly, you now see why Reverend Katherine is the coolest. And you totally want her to officiate your wedding, because you are also the coolest. Now what? Schedule an appointment to start crafting your awesome wedding ceremony! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS Have a reception caricature artist (as favors and entertainment!) NEXT Why it's totally okay to plan a wedding your way… even when you're told otherwise Show/Hide comments [ 1 ] Great article on the awesomeness that is Katie! And. . . her mother did our medieval themed wedding way back in 1994! So you might say she's a second generation Offbeat Wedding Officiant. Katie truly is one of the coolest people I've ever known! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! 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