Samora Smith

Common Ground Ceremonies

 Smith
Available for
This Celebrant specialises in Weddings This Celebrant does not cater for Funerals This Celebrant specialises in Naming Ceremonies This Celebrant specialises in Renewals of Vows
Areas Covered

New York

New York

New York

I travel Nationally and Internationally

Specialisms

modern ceremonies that weave rituals or unity ceremonies from different cultures or beliefs

Affiliations

IAPWO-The Wedding Officiant Association, The New Seminary of Interfaith Studies, The Celebrants Collective

Spoken Languages

English, some Spanish, studied Opera for 10 years so can read German, French & Italian

Special Offers

Special Offers

Winter Discount

Mention discount when booking and receive $50 off any weddings booked in January & February 2019

$50 Off

Prices from $400
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Samora Smith

Common Ground Ceremonies

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EXPERIENCE

Greetings! I have spent the past 9 glorious years marrying over 1,000 happy couples from all over the world, here in NYC. I am an award-winning wedding officiant/celebrant/interfaith minister specializing in personalized, multicultural celebrations. I was born and raised in New York City and come from a multi-faith and multi-cultured family. Since New York City has been called the “melting pot” of the world, it brings me great joy to offer a loving, inclusive experience to all of the couples I work with, no matter their beliefs or backgrounds. All of my services are personalized to the couple and can incorporate spiritual or cultural elements depending on their beliefs. I also work with some amazing professional photographers, videographers, musicians, and florists and many of my international couples choose packages to include these services to save time and money having to hire everyone separately.

CEREMONY STYLE

Each ceremony is designed and created based on the couples preferences. Our passion is to craft a ceremony that captures the essence of who they are as a couple, honoring their beliefs and backgrounds while highlighting their unique love story. Most of our ceremonies are non-denominational with touches of cultural elements such as a hand-fasting ceremony, Irish Blessing, coin exchange, arras & lazo exchange, etc. We are also very experienced with interfaith ceremonies and have performed every combination imaginable. Pagan/Spiritual, Hindu/Christian, Jewish/Catholic, Muslim/Christian for example.
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Why Choose Samora

I am a hopeless romantic and love story junkie (if there is such a thing). But seriously, this has been a calling ever since I decided to officiate my first ceremony 10 years ago. I bring creativity, passion, warmth and most importantly support to every couple I work with and my awards and reviews are proof of that. Your wedding means a lot to me and our relationship does not have to end that day because I also care about the success of your marriage. I have received the highest awards on The Knot and Wedding Wire for 7 consecutive years and have also been featured in many highly-acclaimed publications featuring celebrity weddings I have been a part of.

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