Benefits of Working with Rev. Crystal Yarlott

Rev. Crystal Yarlott is a non-denominational minister. She was ordained in 1989 by Unity Institute. She’s been the wedding officiant for over 500 happy couples.

“I respect all spiritual traditions. I deeply believe everyone has the right to be spiritually supported, regardless of past or present religious affiliation.

“I retired from leading Unity of Traverse City in November of 2011. Since then I’ve focused on creating meaningful wedding ceremonies and helping couples enter their marriage not only happy about being together, but developing greater understanding and skills to communicate and relate long-term to one another.

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The Benefits of Working with Rev. Crystal are:

  • Customized wedding ceremonies reflect what’s important to you. I’ve got some fabulous methods to discover your values, and what makes your love story so awesome. I’ll incorporate all this into your ceremony.
  • All but the Elopement wedding package receives a 17-page selection of options I’ve assembled and tweaked over many years. The packet contains of a variety of vows, readings and additional ceremonies like the Sand Ceremony or Wine Box Ceremony.  Bring your own selections, too!
  • Flexibility. I love traveling to your location. Whether you have a Traverse City beach wedding or one of the many other beautiful venues in northwestern Michigan, I’ll be there. Travel includes the following counties: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau.
  • Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, or iChat communication. Great alternatives for in-person ceremony planning meeting. I’m happy to meet with you if you are investigating my services and explain any wedding package to you.
  • Any contact needed as your wedding day approaches
  • written copy of your ceremony is available upon request
  • A  picture of you on your wedding day on the website and Facebook!


  • Post marital counseling packages, either in person or by FaceTime/Skype/iChat.

Also Available:

Recommitment Ceremonies, Child Christenings and Naming Ceremonies. Memorial and Funeral Services. Personal Coaching.

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