Rev. Janice Carter

Wedding Celebrant and Officiant in the Seattle area


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Patterson – Reynolds Wedding

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Joan and Tammy were married in a private ceremony in the living room of Joan’s parents on January 18th, 2013 at 12:00 noon.  As Joan’s mother walked her down the aisle, everyone present started crying tears of happiness and joy.  After we all had a chance to dry our tears, a beautiful ten-minute ceremony joined Joan and Tammy in matrimony.  It was a touching and intimate ceremony, celebrating the love and commitment that Joan and Tammy have had for each other for nine years.  Both brides were radiant – Joan in a beautiful rose kimono jacket and Tammy in a vibrant red shawl.  We wish them many years of love and happiness together as they make their home in New York.

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Lose Weight Before the Wedding!

Would you or someone in your wedding party or family like to lose weight before the big event?

Pam 100 Pounds Lighter

Pam lost 100 pounds and has kept it off for three years!*   She has transformed her life and is now doing things she never thought she could do.

Pam says, “I represent a comprehensive health program to create health and help you go from where you are now to where you want to be in your health.  My coaching services are at no cost to you.

I can help you lose weight quickly and safely and teach you healthy habits so that you can keep the weight off. No more yo-yo dieting! People following this program do not feel hungry and they have more energy! They also find that in many cases, they are able to reduce or eliminate some of the medications they are on, especially for diabetes 2, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol.  Other health problems are also improved at a healthy weight.”

To get started on the road to a healthier, slimmer you, call Jan at 310.699.3048.

*Results vary. Typical results are 2-5 lbs per week for the first two weeks and 1-2 lbs per week thereafter.


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Once in a Lifetime Date for Dryden-Morgan Wedding

Cyndi and Holly selected the lucky date, 12/12/12, for their wedding.  Just as this is the only time in our lifetime that any of us will see this date (it won’t be around for another hundred years), Cyndi and Holly had to wait almost a lifetime to get married.  They have been partners for thirty years and never thought they would see this day.  They have raised a child together and also have a grandchild.  Those thirty years have been filled with love and devotion to one another and they were finally able to realize their dream of getting married!

The wedding was a simple, private affair held in the home of Rev. Jan Carter.  Two of their neighbors came as witnesses and Rev. Jan’s mother was also in attendance.  There was much laughing and celebrating.

The ceremony was the most touching and memorable wedding that Rev. Jan has performed.  The joy was overwhelming as Cyndi and Holly were finally able to become wife and wife.  As the poem that was read during their ceremony said:

This day gives me a chance
to thank you for the miracle of you.
You are, and always will be,
the love of my life.


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Colorado Couple Wed in Christmas Eve Ceremony

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Will and Ron were wed in a Christmas Eve ceremony in their living room which was elaborately decorated for Christmas and the wedding. In attendance were their two long-time friends from Seattle, their niece and nephew from Colorado, and the cat, which was dressed in her own wedding gown! LOL

Everyone was dressed in blue, but the ceremony was anything but blue!  This was a very joyous occasion, the culmination of a long road to get here.  Just before the passage of R74 for same-sex marriage in Washington State, Will and Ron moved from Colorado to Seattle, where they have found greater acceptance for gay couples. With each other, they have found love, acceptance, and a new life in their new home in Washington.

They were very involved in creating the ceremony with Rev. Jan that would truly reflect their journey and the love and commitment they have for one another.  The wedding was very heartfelt and emotional as they were finally able to marry each other after a seven year relationship.  There were tears of happiness and joy, especially as we listened to the eight songs that were selected to be part of the ceremony.


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Winner of WeddingWire Brides’ Choice Awards 2013

I woke up this morning and found an exciting email waiting for me!

Brides Choice Award

I had won the WeddingWire Brides’ Choice Awards 2013!

It was like winning the Oscars!

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 SEATTLE, Washington – January 9, 2013 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is thrilled to announce that Rev. Jan Carter of SimpliDone Weddings has been selected as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2013 for Wedding Officiants in Washington State!

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The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism.  Rev. Jan Carter’s selection as a Bride’s Choice Award 2013 winner was selected based on the positive experiences expressed by past clients on WeddingWire, the world’s largest wedding review site with over one million reviews. While many industry awards are given by the host organization, the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Rev. Jan Carter of SimpliDone Weddings.

The WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2013 are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on professional achievements from the previous year. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients. As a Bride’s Choice Awards winner, Rev. Jan Carter is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.

“Each year, WeddingWire looks forward to celebrating the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Network,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “Now in its fifth year, the Bride’s Choice Awards™ program continues to recognize the elite wedding professionals who exemplify a commitment to quality, service and professionalism. These businesses were chosen by our bridal community for their responsiveness and dedication to their clients over the past year. We are honored to recognize Rev. Jan Carter of SimpliDone Weddings for their impressive achievements within the wedding industry.”

Rev. Jan Carter is thrilled to be one of the top Wedding Officiants in Washington State in the WeddingWire Network of sites, which include leading wedding sites such as WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. We value all of our clients and truly appreciate the positive feedback that helped us earn the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ for 2013.

For more information about Rev. Jan Carter, please visit our WeddingWire Storefront today at www.WeddingWire.com and search for Officiants in zip code 98032.
To learn more about the Bride’s Choice Awards™, please visit http://www.WeddingWire.com/brides-choice-awards.

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