The Arizona Wedding Pastors is a group of qualified Officiants who bring to your wedding their years of experience as pastors, counselors and life-coaches.
John SchaeffelJohn loves people and brings great enthusiasm to every wedding ceremony he creates. As an ordained minister he's been integral in developing wedding ceremonies and officiating in various ways since 1991. His work experience includes working internationally with a mission agency, starting new churches as well as working as police and hospice chaplain. John is a certified Prepare-Enrich counselor and a DISC personality profile administrator. He loves to equip couples for a lasting relationship using these excellent tools and his counseling skills. He has enjoyed a vital marriage for many years and can help you and your fiance develop the foundation for a lifetime of friendship and joy.
Paul FredericksPaul is a provider of unique services for each couple. His aim is to make your wedding day last a lifetime - a lifetime of memories, joy, and unconditional love. He does this by coordinating with you for the highest quality service possible. His work experiences have included local church ministry as an ordained minister, remote Native American ministry as a missionary, and recently as a certified chaplain, both in local hospitals and hospices. Brides enjoy Paul's attention to detail while Grooms like his wit. With Paul's leadership, you will not only walk down the aisle as man and wife, but will also gain some tools to become life-long friends!
Mark was ordained in 1997 and since that time has officiated for couples in a variety of venues. Whether wearing a cowboy hat in a Western-themed wedding or sporting a boutonniere in a classic church wedding, Mark passionately supports the couples for whom he officiates. Mark is also a certified Pastoral Life Coach and in 2009, he and his wife started a non-profit organization called Life Coach Ministry which focuses on assisting individuals and couples in overcoming challenging life issues. Mark enjoys people and loves to help couples create a signature ceremony to express their commitment to one another.
Mark Ziegler Mark comes to our team with a background in cross-cultural ministry and understanding having worked as a missionary to Native Americans and as a revitilization pastor with a predominantly Japanese congregation. Mark enjoys people and he creates and performs beautiful wedding ceremonies.