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Officiant in Southern Pines, North Carolina,
(910) 695-8626
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    Ryan Weber

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  • We had the pleasure of working with Jim DeKornfeld with Daybreak Ceremonies. We could not have asked for a better wedding officiant! Very professional and personable. He made sure that our ceremony was tailored to our personalities, heritage and wishes. You would have thought that he had known us for years!!! It was truly the most special day of our lives and we could not imagine having had anyone else perform our wedding!! Thank you Jim!

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    As said earlier, you two are a special couple. Best wishes for many, many, wonderful years together. Jim

    Ben Philip

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  • Jim is the Ultimate Professional!! He is very well organized, will walk you through the entire process from start to finish and always make sure you are comfortable! We worked with Jim while coordinating a Wedding out of state and I would recommend Jim to anyone looking for an officiant! He really made our Wedding Day special and many guests inquired about his background and professionalism.

    Bernie & Melissa Schaub

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  • Dawn officiated our wedding and it was amazing! Both Dawn and Jim are professional, courteous and wonderful people. Made our wedding so special!

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    As said before, without couples such as you and Bernie allowing us to do our part to make your wedding day special none of this would happen. Take care and hopefully be in touch. Enjoy the 5th wedding anniversary wine and letters. Jim

    Sterling

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  • Jim was fantastic. He captured everything my wife and I wanted in our ceremony. He was comfortable, funny, emotional, thoughtful when planning the ceremony script, and very easy to work with through email. Jim was easily the best choice we made when planning our wedding.

    Laura

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  • The ceremony Jim wrote and spoke for us made our entire wedding. My husband and I are not affiliated with a church, so finding a celebrant that we trusted seemed like a daunting task. From our first phone conversation, we knew Jim was our guy. He took the time to get to know us and was able to package that into an amazing, laughing through the happy tears kind of ceremony. I've had several friends mention how wittily romantic Jim's writing was - many saying it reminded them of the love that brought them together with their own spouse. If you have the chance to hire Jim, jump at it.

    Steve

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  • Jim delivered an excellent ceremony which managed to blend the lines between romantic, traditional, humorous and intimate. Numerous guests told us the ceremony was one of the most memorable they had been to. On top of that, Jim was very responsive and made everything extremely easy. I'd say I'd love to do business with him again, but that wouldn't apply here - despite the excellent service.

    Holli

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  • We used Jim for our wedding last weekend and he was nothing short of professional. He kept the audiences attention with a humorous but intimate ceremony that was written specific to us and how we met/our personalities. We loved him so much and would recommend him to anyone getting married!

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    Holli, I can’t tell you how great it was to be part of your wedding day. You two were absolutely wonderful. Best wishes for a long and happy life together. Jim

    Wesley Clevenger

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  • Jim DeKornfeld at Daybreak Ceremonies was Wonderful!! He listened to our needs and helped us to make our ceromony perfect! We would Highly recommend him! Wes & Amy C.

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    The real stars at your wedding were you and Amy. I wish I had written the words that you and Amy shared with each other. They were beautiful. Best wishes for many wonderful years together. Jim

    Anesa Darling

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  • We can’t thank you enough for creating the perfect ceremony for us. Thank you thank you for being flexible with our schedule and making us feel so comfortable on our big day. It was perfect!

    Katie Sasser

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  • We were so blessed to have Jim officiate our wedding ceremony! He not only worked with me beforehand to fine tune the details of our ceremony to perfectly fit my husband and myself but then executed the deliver perfectly. We had numerous guests comment on the heartfelt and truly personalized ceremony. I would tell anyone looking for an officiant to look no further! Jim is your man!

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    Katie, You are so sweet. Thanks so much for your kind words. I have to say that your wedding was the event of the season. Best wishes for many wonderful years together. Jim

    Nicole Newbill

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  • I had a wonderful experience working with Jim. He was very responsive and extremely helpful with any questions or concerns I had. He made the ceremony very personalized and humorous at points, it was absolutely perfect for the small, intimate ceremony we were having. I would highly recommend Jim and Daybreak Ceremonies! I honestly can't think of anything that would have made our experience any better!

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    You were wonderful to work with as prepared your ceremony. Best wishes for many happy years together. Jim

    Holly

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  • Jim was an absolute dream to work with. Wedding planning can be stressful and Jim eased all of our worries and was able to come up with the most personal, lovely ceremony. It exceeded all of our expectations, I would definitely recommend. He was very accommodating and remained flexible throughout the entire process.

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    Holly, it was an honor to work with you two. Best wishes for many wonderful years together. Please let me know if there is ever anything I may do for you. I hope we stay in touch. Jim

    User4578831

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  • We contacted Rev Jim DeKornfield to be our officiant. He made the process very simple and stress free. He guided us through each step we needed to take and was very helpful. When he found out there was a schedule conflict he reached out to us and asked if we would be interested in working with Rev Janet Kenworthy. Rev Kenworthy and Rev Dekornfield worked with us up until our wedding day. Rev Kenworthy created a beautiful story of our life together and the importance of family for both of us. Thank you both so much.

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    You are so sweet to say such nice things about Rev. Janet and I. Although it's really the two of us who thank you for allowing us to do our part to make your wedding day as wonderful as it should be. All the best for many years to come. Rev. Jim DeKornfeld

    Latoya

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  • Rev. DeKornfield came out to officiate me and my wife’s ceremony at our home on his Birthday early in the morning as we requested. He was on time and read beautiful vows in front of our family! He made eye contact with our family and made it a wonderful ceremony! Trust me you will not be disappointed with booking with Daybreak Ceremonies! ~ Kiosha & Latoya Hodge

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    Kiosha and LaToya, I've had enough birthdays that it's hard to find something to get really excited about, but being able to come into your home and meet your family and bring you two together as a married couple was a real treat. Thanks so much.

    Sharon

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  • Jim has to be the most complimented wedding officiant EVER!! My guest gushed and raved about the ceremony. Once we selected him, he took the time to understand our story and our preferences. He crafted the most beautiful ceremony that really fit us and our personalities. I highly recommend him!!!!!
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