Our company is a 1-stop wedding shop as we provide Pre-marital Counseling, Wedding Officiant Services, Wedding Planning, and Wedding Day-of Coordination services.
Editor’s Note: for this Best Wedding Planners in Atlanta Spotlight, we had the pleasure of interviewing Ministers Michael and Larraine Forrester, from A.R.M. Weddings.
Where have you been featured?
We’ve been featured in Munaluchi, WeddingWire, and The Knot.
Why do couples love working with you?
Couples enjoy working with us because we bring many years of Wedding experience to the table and we strive for excellence in all that we do.
What do you love most about being a wedding planner?
We love meeting couples and hearing their ideas of the wedding they’ve dreamed of and most rewarding is the finished product, when it all comes together and Bride, Groom, family, and friends commend us on a job well done.
How did you get started?
We started in the marriage business as Pre-marital mentors facilitating Pre-marital classes. The couples who attended our classes often asked us to Officiate their ceremony’s. As Ministers, we officiate on the average 3 to 4 weddings per weekend. During the many weddings, we noticed several things that could have been done differently to ensure that the Bride and Groom had an experience that they would cherish for a lifetime. Based on what we witnessed, we decided to become Wedding Planners and to add Wedding Planning to the services we offer. We established a team of planners whose passion for Weddings matches ours.
What 3 words best describe your company?
Efficient, Excellence and Effervescent.
What budget range do you cater to?
We cater to all budget ranging from $500 and up.
Rev Michael and Larraine were a DREAM to work with. From our first conversation, I knew that they were the perfect fit for our wedding. Rev Michael was the officiant and Rev Larraine managed all of the logistics on our day. She made everyone feel at ease and made the whole process go smoothly with her professionalism, demeanor, and attention to detail. Rev Michael delivered an amazing message that left our guests in tears. Although we had never met in person before the ceremony, I felt like both of them knew my husband and I intimately. Everyone that attended our wedding can’t stop talking about how much they enjoyed the message and delivery at the ceremony. I can’t recommend them more and I am SO grateful that we chose The Forresters to officiate at our wedding.
I wanted to take the time, on behalf of my wife and myself, to let Ministers Michael & Larraine Forrester know how much we appreciated and have benefitted from sharing time with them. Their style of counseling, guidance and spirituality has left an impression upon our union that will remain with us for many years to come. Having both of their perspectives meant gaining insight for both of us, from both sides of the marriage equation. That is a gift. The ceremony was a significant extension of the counseling as we stood at the altar as students of their knowledge but also as friends with a connection. That made Reverend Lorraine’s words very meaningful to both of us. If you are looking for guidance, insight, knowledge, spiritual understanding and honest feedback…look no further. You have found that and more. We carry your words with us every day. Thank you both!!
Ms. Forrester from Relationship Ministries made my wedding day run very smoothly with her guidance and experience. Her insight led us in the right direction from the time she spent with us all the way up until the wedding day. We greatly appreciate the services she provided.