Pastor David Barger and
Officiant Elaine Hanson

It's A Wonderful Life
San Antonio
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Creating unique ceremonies in San Antonio/ Hill Country/Austin/Kansas
City Metro Areas.

210-712-5458 Texas
816-803-6315 Kansas City


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I created It's A Wonderful Life Weddings to share the joy I have experienced through my life, and I want to share that gift with others.
My personal history is reflected in the type of service I give my couples, Protestant, Catholic, Inter-faith, Non-religious, Alternative, I
perfect ceremony for you. Our mission statement is quite simple: We minister to all couples regardless of their situation in life, no
matter what. I am currently a member of the Administrative Board at Northern Hills United Methodist Church here in San Antonio.

We really enjoyed meeting David and Elaine. They are lovely people who seem to enjoy their work. We felt very comfortable with them and could
immediately tell that they were competent and reliable. They both have a pleasant presence about them. We were happy to share our special day with such
nice people! Thank you for making the trip to the Arboretum. I'm so happy that we were married in such a beautiful place. Dr. L.N.

Through the years, I have studied many denominations, and world religions, and because of that I bring a wide knowledge of different
ceremonies and techniques to my officiating. I have a real passion for this service. It shows in every level of work we do for you. I serve
as Senior Pastor and Team Leader for all our metro offices. I personally write all the ceremonies, each one after a creative meeting
with the bride and groom. My ceremonies are recognized as being some of the best. Let's plan your creative session soon!

We highly recommend Pastor David's services! We planned our wedding ceremony with Pastor David via Skype as we live in Colorado but we were married
in Kansas. Pastor David made this process seamless. He was very professional and made our ceremony unique to our wishes. We've received tons of
compliments from our wedding guests on how wonderful Pastor David's ceremony was. We highly recommend Pastor David!!Shawna and Ryan

Elaine and I are centered on making sure you have the Wonderful Life Wedding experience from the moment you contact to us, to the
moment you kiss your bride. All our couples love the interview process where we can really dig down and find out your baseline beliefs
and expectations for your wedding ceremony. We are a family team that delivers to you a wedding experience that you and your
guests will be talking about for years to come. Let us show you why our couples give us 5 stars consistently.

We got married on September 4, 2016, and Pastor David 100% exceeded our expectations! From our first meeting with him, he made us feel comfortable,
and wanted to make sure that our ceremony was exactly how WE wanted it. We got compliments from friends, family members, and guests on how great he
was. We could not have asked for a better ceremony! Amanda

Elaine Hanson, brings a caring, compassionate, and empathetic voice to our Officiant Team. A retired special education teacher,
Elaine is a qualified Officiant in her own right, Elaine can help with your small to medium ceremonies with grace and confidence.

We just wanted to tell you how much we loved your ceremony. We received lots of comments from almost everyone about how great you were and we
couldn't be happier with our decision to have you as our officiant. You only have one shot to get it right and you nailed it, and for that we will be forever
grateful. We will be referring everyone we know your way! Spencer

She is a former deacon and Sunday school teacher in the Presbyterian Church. She presently is a member of the United Methodist
Church, and serves on the Administrative Board. Her patience and professionalism has made her a valued Officiant that provides A
Wonderful Life Wedding you will treasure.

Elaine was just wonderful. She showed up at the ceremony early, as promised, and really put my mind at ease so I could relax and have a stress free
experience. We highly recommend her services. A lovely person both inside and out. Sheila