Rev. Jon Olson has extensive experience working with couples and officiating weddings. In addition to his work as a wedding officiant, he also draws from two decades of practical church ministry experience. This means that he was ordained to perform weddings by serving couples over the course of many years, not by mail order or by paying a fee to some obscure website that ordains wedding minsters.
In Jon's words: "I absolutely love weddings! I have performed weddings for couples of every possible background in every imaginable setting for groups of almost every size (from no guests to over 500). And yet every single wedding is a special, memorable, and truly life-changing experience. I'd love to put my more than 20 years of experience to work for you!"
Jon is a dynamic communicator and draws frequently upon his training and background: he also has experience as a DJ and Music Director in commercial radio, has served as a Broadcast Host for Microsoft, and is a seasoned public speaker and speechwriter.
He earned his Doctorate from George Fox University, Masters of Divinity from Western Seminary, and BA in Communication Studies from San Jose State University.
Additionally, Jon has traveled extensively internationally and relates well to people of all cultures. The diversity of Southern California is one of the things he loves about this area.
Finally, Jon loves motorcycles and often shows up for weddings having traveled on two wheels, thus earning him the nickname "The Motorcycle Minister."
Jon's goal is an unforgettable, amazing wedding that you'll treasure forever!
"Jon was an absolute pleasure to work with and we are so happy that we chose him to officiate our wedding! He made the process smooth, communication was great, and he was punctual. On the day of the wedding, the ceremony was so beautiful and moved along seamlessly thanks to Jon. If you are looking for the perfect officiant, you’ve found him!"
Review from Stephanie M. on The Knot
"Jon was the best vendor we booked! He was so nice, professional, easy going, and well dressed! He communicated quickly, he gave us great advice, and he made us feel so comfortable on such an important day!"
Review from Brittany B. on The Knot
"Jon was amazing to work with. He made it so simple and easy during a time that can be so stressful and hectic to begin with. So many people loved him and thought he was amazing, just like we did. He was organized, punctual, kind, and had such a great energy to him that was infectious. I was so nervous and worried that things would not run smoothly but Jon assuaged my fears and everything ran without a hitch and was a dream come true. I recommend him through and through, he is priced reasonably and goes above and beyond. Thank you Jon, you made our day so special."
Review from Ellerie V. on Google