Testimonials

My partner and I tied the knot in December 2016 and we needed someone to do our wedding register, we were recommended Raene and she came at night to us in Stellenbosch. She made us feel so comfortable and had such a good laugh. Raene made everything feel so smooth. I would not hesitate to […]

Elmar & Neil – Dec 2016

We were battling to find someone to marry us at such short notice, you came to our rescue and made us feel very comfortable, you went out of your way to make sure that everything was in place. On the day of our wedding (even with the wind almost blowing us away), you asked everyone […]

Nicolene & Marius – March 2015

Thanks to Raene our hand fasting was magical and memorable. She paid attention to detail and captured the vision I had for the occasion. No matter how quirky, elegant, controversial or conventional you are she is sensitive to meeting your needs. She joyfully immerses herself into the spirit of things. I chose to have a […]

Sharon & Adriaan – October 2015

I’d like to thank you once again for the fantastic service at our wedding. It was very short notice, but you made yourself available and you were reliable at giving the service and guidance that we wanted. We are very happy that you were the person that united us. The words and symbolisms you used, […]

Courtney & Wesley – Dec 2015

I highly recommend Raene Packery as a Ceremonial Minister. She came to see us as 2 Couples and immediately had a feel for what we actually wanted and needed for our Wedding Day. She had Great ideas for the Ceremony and showed the necessary patience with 4 people who had to eventually make up their […]

Jade & Donovan – March 2016

Thank you so much for officiating our wedding. We had somewhat unique ideas and demands and not only were you flexible but incredibly helpful. We got so many compliments on the vows and emailed them to some of the guests. I loved that during the ceremony Kevin and I could relax and laugh a bit. […]

Kevin & Debbie – March 2016

Sharon: Rev.Raene and I go back a long way… Rev. Raene has been my Mentor for many years and it was only fitting that she was chosen to conduct our Handfasting. Our Journey has always been one of mutual respect and her professionalism with which she carries out her duties is impeccable. We were able […]

Sharon & Mark – March 2014

When we got married in May two years ago, we were looking for something special. Something intimate and quiet at home, surrounded by close friends and family. We needed to find someone equally special to marry us and we did. Raene met with us over coffee to discuss the vision for our day and really […]

Sharon & Robert – May 2015

Our ceremony was everything we hoped for and more. Raene added some unique touches that really made us feel special. The guests enjoyed it and it was definitely something different tailored to us as a couple. I have recommended her services to friends who have used her and have also been very happy. She really […]

Donna & Thomas – Feb 2015

My wife and I can not thank you enough for what you have done for us. Not only did you give us a wonderful ceremony but you also went beyond the call of duty to assist us with getting our marriage registered with Home Affairs after they had lost our documentation. We would recommend you […]

Marthinus & Dorota – December 2016

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you once again from the bottom of our hearts for the wonderful wedding ceremony you did… we will treasure it for the years to come.

Dorea Dike – March 2016

Raene married my husband and I on the 12th of May 2018. It was the easiest process! I had no idea what to do, but she sent me everything and I basically just had to choose. She had some lovely options for us, seeing as we are spiritual / non-religious but we still have some religious […]

Kathleen & Adrian – May 2018

Dear Raene Thank you so much for making our wedding day special. You were so pleasant when we first mailed you, we simply knew you were the right person for us. Conventional was never going to be us and you were not phased in the slightest. Your small touches and the ceremony were amazing and […]

Joelle & Mark – Nov 2018

  We approached Raene Packery because we were looking for somebody at short notice that could marry us on a budget.  Raene helped us by offering different options when we could not decide what we wanted.  Raene was very flexible when we wanted to change different aspects of the ceremony.  The result was an engaging non-traditional, non-denominational […]

Maritza & Hansie – April 2018