What's your dream? Let's make it happen!

Officiant, Concierge & Adventurer

Nearby in Nature or Deep in the Wild

Elope, Wed or Renew Your Vows. 

I'd be honored to perform your ceremony & help you plan. 

Paul Marsh - human being, PhD

Perfect for Your Outdoor Wedding


Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Go-anywhere wedding, officiant. Elope, wed or renew your vows.


My mission is to perform your beautiful ceremony in the gorgeous location you've chosen. We’ll create a custom ceremony that’s a perfect fit for the two of you. With the experience of officiating more than 80 weddings, public speaking for more than 35 years, and being a professor who taught wedding planners, I'm ready to serve you. I’m here to perform your ceremony in the place you want it and to make planning a breeze.

Perfect for couples who have an independent or Bohemian streak. 

Perfect for any outdoor wedding.

We work together to create your custom ceremony. The wedding or vow renewal is crafted to include the elements that are meaningful to you. Embracing your spiritual traditions in the majesty of nature. My performance is joyful and heartfelt.


Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Go-anywhere wedding, officiant. Elope, wed or renew your vows.

 Planning can be challenging or stressful, especially from a distance. I'm also here to help you with planning and logistics.

 Concierge service is help for do-it-yourself planning. It's designed to reduce uncertainty, decrease stress with making decisions, and make your life easier.

I can help you find it! Concierge service includes information and local insights on locations, travel, logistics, photographers, marriage license, and more. You'll have access online to Planning Resources for for the wedding and trip. I'll also be your on-call planning assistant.


Black Sands Beach, Shelter Cove, CA. Go-anywhere wedding, officiant. Elope, wed or renew your vows.

Celebrate in the location that's perfect for the two of you. The Redwoods, on an empty beach or a river bank, while floating, on top of a mountain, or ...  Your chosen spot and time.

I love what I do. And I'd be honored to help you create your wedding day, perform your ceremony and help to plan your adventure. Let's chat so you can see if I'm right for the two of you. 

Give me a call.

peace & love, 


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Your Officiant & Concierge

Paul Marsh, human being, PhD

Go-anywhere wedding officiant in the redwoods of Northern California. elope, wed or renew your vows.

Officiant, Minister, Adventurer and Concierge. My goal is to help make your ceremony and trip easy, joyful and memorable. I'm an enthusiastic and heartfelt speaker with 40 years of experience. My youthful energy and calm presence set the tone. Your personal ceremony benefits from my experience and research.

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Anza-Borrego State Park. Go-anywhere wedding, officiant. Elope, wed or renew your vows.

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