A Board-Certified Life Coach,  I am also available for relationship coaching, before and after you have "tied the knot!" If you have an outstanding relationship, why not invest in making it even better?

With  120+ reviews , I am WeddingWire rated  as a Chicago-area Marriage Officiant, and was named The Knot's Pick in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013. In addition,  I  received WeddingWire's Couple's Choice Awards for 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.


I offer  a range of ceremonies to suit every budget and circumstance, from  simple Elopements to lavish One of a Kind ceremonies, from

Traditional Nuptials to "The Couple to a T" weddings!

Bi-lingual weddings in English/ Spanish or English/German now available!


A  seasoned public speaker/ poet/ preacher /storyteller, as a Wedding Minister, I use every day language and concepts that touch the heart, incorporating YOUR story and  ideas

into the  ceremony script, with a dose of appropriate humor.

Chicago Wedding Rites Wedding Minister

Dr. Elizabeth-Anne Stewart, Chicago Wedding Officiant


2018  Pick, The Knot's Best of Weddings Award & WeddingWire's Couple's Choice Award, 2018


We are proud to announce that Chicago Wedding Rites' Wedding  Minister has been rated by                                       local couples and votedThe Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.​

Couples love my weddings  as there are always magical moments, laughter and happy tears. Let me work with you to create an outstandingly beautiful ceremony that fits YOUR beliefs and values! As Wedding Officiant, I deliver an experience that is personal, professional and fun. Whether you select a One of a Kind Ceremony or a Short & Sweet Ceremony, my goal is to help you celebrate Life and Love  with solemnity, exhilaration, moments of tenderness, and light-hearted playfulness. 

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