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The ceremony was wonderful. John was very helpful when we decided to write our own vows. He provided great feedback. He tailored the ceremony to exactly what we wanted and it turned out great! Thank you.

Mr. Melchinger,
You did such a wonderful job, especially when I forgot the ring! Way to get me through that smoothly. The poem was beautiful. Everyone said the ceremony was lovely. Sorry I missed you before you left. I would have loved to invite you to join us! Again, thank you for a beautiful ceremony! – Jen and Alex

Hi John,
We can't thank you enough for being a part of our wedding. Even though there were a few minute glitches, the ceremony was still absolutely wonderful. It turned out great and it has definitely been a topic of conversation with everyone. Also, THANK YOU for writing our ceremony out and giving us a copy! I remember being up there thinking, "Ok, pay attention and try to remember as much as you can!". But, with so many thoughts and emotions, it was difficult to remember it all! I do remember really enjoying the 'Hands Holding Yours' moment. It was quite lovely and I do hope other couples incorporate that into their ceremonies. Truly, we can't thank you enough - it was perfect!
All the best, ~ Bee - and JR of course =o)

John did a wonderful job at our wedding. His ceremony was exactly what we wanted. He took the time to get to know us as a couple and he wrote a beautiful ceremony that fit our needs and desires. He had the right amount of seriousness mixed with the right amount of humor for those moments in the ceremony that needed a giggle! Our ceremony flowed smoothly and really reflected me and my husband as a couple, which is the best anyone could ever hope for! I would recommend John to anyone; he was FANTASTIC!!!

We interviewed a few officiants before choosing John Melchinger at A Perfect Witness. We felt he was very knowledgeable and well-read, shared great chemistry with us making us feel very very at ease. He had great ideas to personalize our ceremony with our theme (oak tree) and non-traditional religious views. We had an initial in-person meeting and the rest was email and phone communications. John created a very eloquent, beautiful, unique ceremony just as we had envisioned. He also included bilingual (Spanish) portions to honor my Latin heritage. There was laughter and plenty of happy tears. John was ready with a handkerchief when I nearly started bawling halfway through my vows! =) We want to thank John for making our wedding such a special moment.

Dear John,
It was so so nice speaking with you today. You are a really kind, nice person :) and I am glad you are marrying us! It is something I will always remember...the events leading to the day you make it official. ~ Sheri

Good morning John,
Thank you for doing a wonderful job last night! You were perfect! Thanks again, it was just what we wanted! ~ Derren

Beautiful wedding! You performed a great ceremony. We got a lot of positive feedback from all the guests. Thank you, ~ Ewoud and Jen

Dear Bob,
Thanks you for the beautiful job you did coordinating our wedding ceremony. It turned out just the way we hoped and we appreciate how you worked w8ith us to make it feel so personal and out own. It was a pleasure to meet you and work with you, and we wish you all the best. Please keep in touch. Love, Megan & Sean Milligan
P.S. Please accept this picture and frame as a token of our appreciation and a memory of our beautiful wedding ceremony that you were a huge part of.

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I am so happy that you performed our ceremony. Thank you for such a touching email, it meant a lot to me. Thank you for your insight. I have been blessed that my family accepts Michael with open arms into my family. Which a couple years prior would never have been the case. My family is very traditional and would never have been okay. I think that there comes a point that they let go and release there beliefs and are just happy for the children.
I hope that you take care..... Thank you again.~Rashmi

Hi John,
We received our pictures from the photographer and there is a fabulous picture of you! So we wanted to share it with you (see attached). We are also including a link to the rest of the pictures in case you are interested in taking a look.
Thanks again for everything, it was just perfect! ~ Amy & Chuck

We had a great time at our wedding last Friday the 23rd. Thanks so much for your help with everything. Absolutely everything went off without a hitch and we couldn't have been happier! The food and drinks, flowers, music, cake, gazebo, and ceremony were perfect!!! I will recommend you to everyone I know! Thanks again! ~ Claudia and Mike :)

Hi John, thank you for the beautiful ceremony! You did a wonderful job and we are pleased with how everything turned out. (My Aunt is okay by the way...scraped up and bruised but nothing was broken!) Looks like we got very lucky with the weather too. :-) If I have any friends in the Tampa area who are getting married I'll definitely refer them to you. Thank you! ~ Heather & Ron

Dear Mr. Robert Hoffman,
We are both very pleased with your service. Thank you so much for being so down to earth and professional. You made it really easy for us to say our vows amidst our wedding disorganization. You were wonderful! Thank you! I would highly recommend you. Have a wonderful summer! Sincerely, ~ Mrs. and Mr. Douglas

Dearest John,
Words can not express how incredible our ceremony was. As you know, couples strive to have the "perfect wedding". Well we had just that! We listened to every word you said that day and soaked it all in. It was special, meaningful and perfect for us. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts. This is a day we will remember forever and you had a hand in that. You are doing what you are meant to do! I attached a picture I thought you may like. 
Thank you again for making our special day memorable! Sincerely, ~ Sheri & KC xoxoxo

John was wonderful to work with.  Our ceremony wasn't exactly traditional, but John was open to our ideas.  Our ceremony was unique, beautiful and had a bit of humor that completely worked for us.  It was exactly what we wanted.  Thank you John! 

John was easy to work with and was very helpful throughout the process of planning the ceremony and vows!  He listened carefully to what we wanted and we were very happy that we chose A Perfect Witness.  ~ Jeremy

Dear John,
My wife and I thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the wonderful service you performed at our wedding. My Grandmother gave praise to your words. She expressed to me that you said everything she had hoped to hear in our wedding. We appreciate your kind considerations and crafting of the service around our needs. Thanks again for the sand, the ceremony letter, the certificate, and most importantly, a memory of a lifetime.  We certainly recommend you to anyone looking for a considerate and attentive wedding officiant. Thank You always, ~ Shaun and Desiree Dean. 

Thanks again for everything!  We were both very impressed with your services.  We'll recommend you to all of our friends. ~  Lee and Susie

We can't thank you enough for the beautiful ceremony.  And for sure, we can't thank God enough for everything else! Jeff and Shawna

Thank you for everything you have done! You truly made a custom ceremony and it was perfect!
Thank you!!!! ~ Julia & Robert

Hi John,
You are right back to the grind already. Thank you so much for a beautiful service, it was perfect. The memorial for my sister was very special, all her friends from the area showed up. If any one I know plans on getting married I will tell them they have to do it on a beach in Florida with you. Thank you so very much. ~ Debbie & John

Thank you John so much for making our wedding such a wonderful experience.  You made us both very comfortable. ... I will recommend you to my engaged friends!! ~ Mrs. LF

Dear Jayne,
We wanted a simple and intimate wedding and you delivered exactly what we desired and more. Thank you for accomodating our wishes for a special location and thank you for involving us in the selection of our vows. We have
memories for a lifetime thanks to you. ~ Martha & Darrell

Hello Mr. Melchinger,
I just wanted to let you know that we received many compliments on the ceremony you performed for us on Sunday, October 28th at the Vinoy. ~ TS

Hi Bob !
Please let Jamey and I also thank you for providing us with a magnificent ceremony. It fit in with the rest of the day............absolutely perfect ! We were flooded with compliments that night and the next day on the ceremony. The first day we met you, Jamey and I walked away with a great feeling because we new that we had a great person to do our ceremony but it by far exceeded our expectations. Bob please take this from our hearts..........thanks for being such a wonderful person and for making our day so special !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks and God Bless ! ~ Ed K.

Hi, Jayne. I just wanted to say thanks again for the wonderful job that you did on our ceremony. It would not have been the same without you. Joe and I really enjoyed it and we also got compliments from all of our families on the wording and the whole ceremony. We were just so pleased with the way everything went and the weather could not have been more perfect for the occasion. ~ Angie and Joe

Thank you for your help in changing the ceremony to fit exactly what we were wanting. The ceremony was very important to us, and you made everything fit beautifully. ~ SD

Hi Jayne. Thanks again for all your help! The ceremony was beautiful; everyone loved it! We couldn't have asked for anything better!!! Thanks! ~ Corey & Randy

Thank you so much for officiating our wedding on Friday. It was so beautiful. ~ JH

Dear John,
RJ and I just wanted to let you know how happy we were with your services. The ceremony you performed for us was beautiful. We received many compliments from our guests. RJ and I especially enjoyed when you mentioned how nice RJ’s ring was. Everyone got a good chuckle from that. We needed a good laugh after such a hectic day. Thank you very much! ~ Mr. & Mrs. RJS

Thank you so much for performing our ceremony for us! You did such a wonderful job! Although it was quite warm, you carried through wonderfully! We are so glad that you were the person to marry us!! Everything went so smoothly!!! Thanks again. ~ Ed and Vicki

Thank  you for the wedding service you performed on the 24th.  It was awesome!  ~ D&J P.

Thank you Bob for everything, the beard was perfect. Everything was perfect. Everyone thought you were great. Thank you also for the copy of the words, I love reading it. Bob thank you so much again, you were wonderful! ~ Katie, Todd, James and Farrah!

Dear Jayne,
Christopher and I would just like to "Thank You" so much for performing such a beautiful ceremony on August 25th at The Woman's Club in Dade City.  Everyone complimented me how wonderful it was. We appreciated your patience, having you there made the day really special. Warmest regards, ~ Hillary & Christopher

Thank you for everything. Our wedding was perfect. Jayne and Tim are wonderful and made our day what it was. We couldn't be happier with our decision. ~ Jenifer and Jason

Thank you so much. The ceremony was beautiful. I really appreciate all the hard work you did to make our ceremony fit us. I will recommend you to anyone I know who is getting married. I will send you a picture the moment I get them in. From the bottom of my heart thank you very much. With  everything that went wrong with the ceremony (not your fault) you were still able to make it perfect. Thanks, ~ Justin and Megan

Dear Jayne,
You did a great job. Thank you for making Jamie and Jeff's wedding WONDERFUL. I received numerous comments on your part of the wedding. Guests loved you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. We will all remember April 14, 2007. Thanks again. ~ Jimmy and Cindy

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A Perfect Witness - FL Notaries & Wedding Officiants
Tampa FL 33618
813-349-3949    john@aperfectwitness.com