As an interfaith minister, it is my honor to serve individuals, couples, and families of all faiths, multiple faiths and of no faith — as well as a growing number of people who who describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious” — during times of celebration, sorrow, transition and reflection.
I love supporting couples during their engagement and helping them to not only create an enjoyable, low-stress and memorable wedding day – but also to make time and space to nurture and grow their relationship in anticipation of all the days to come after their wedding day.
After several years of teaching yoga and leading workshops and retreats, at the suggestion of a friend, I began officiating weddings in 2010 — and it quickly became my deep joy and passion.
I studied interfaith ministry at and was ordained by One Spirit Learning Alliance in New York City in 2016, and soon after expanded my ceremony offerings to include Baptisms, Baby Blessings, Vow-Renewals, Funerals and Memorials.
When I am not officiating ceremonies, or enjoying time with my two children (ages 13 and 11), I am blessed to work as a Peer Recovery Specialist, supporting individuals in recovery from mental illness and / or substance use disorders.
(In the fall of 2018, I will celebrate 5 years in recovery.)
I truly love my work as a minister and I appreciate you taking the time to visit my online home. If you have any questions or would like to inquire about working together, please contact me HERE.
I look forward to connecting with you.
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Press + Interviews
The Bigger Picture when Planning a Wedding: An Interview with Rev. Erin Goodman | About Time Photography
Beyond the Big Day: Advice from a Local Wedding Officiant | RI Monthly Engaged
Kind Words from Clients
.My husband and I are so thankful that we selected Erin to officiate our wedding. Erin’s calm and friendly demeanor put our mind at ease during what is normally a stressful process. From our first phone conversation to guiding us through our vows, Erin was there for us every step of the way. She helped to create a ceremony that was not only beautiful but meaningful. Our ceremony truly captured our love for each other and for our friends and family. Erin was a true joy to work with and we would highly recommend her to others. Heather .
Erin was an enormous help with my sister’s memorial service. My sister was not tremendously religious however still had faith. Erin’s interfaith background was a tremendous help for our situation. She brought wonderful ideas and conducted a ceremony that was calm and loving for everyone involved. Thank you Erin. David M.
.From our first phone call to the day she dropped off our signed marriage certificate at Town Hall, Erin was spectacular. She made every effort to get to know us and helped us create a ceremony that was very personal. There were happy tears and laughter during the ceremony, and Erin made a special day even more so with her professionalism and calm, loving demeanor. Peace of mind and heart is priceless, and we cannot thank Erin enough for giving us that on our wedding day! Lauren .
.Erin is warm, wise, compassionate and a clearly gifted writer and celebrant. I highly recommend her services! Rev. Hannah Grace, Grace Ceremonies .