Rev. Stuart Chernoff

The Right Reverend Stuart B. Chernoff located in Kingston, NY prides himself on being opened to ‘All Ways’. His philosophy for joining people is to be true and honest to their beliefs.

As an Ordained Clergy of the Spiritual Humanist Church he is dedicated to the magic and spirit of Human connectedness. It is through this inclusive attitude and respect for an individual’s chosen path in life that he can truly bless a marriage and form a protective bond around a couple.

Stuart ‘s unique approach allows him to perform an extensive array of wedding ceremonies ranging through the cultures of, Christian, Jewish, Spiritual, Pagan, and Uplifting Non-Denominational. And, from his experience as an entertainer, he can create ‘Specialty Ceremonies’ by using his unique Brooklyn humor, or singing your favorite tune at any time during the ceremony.

Additionally, as with any thespian, his attire can be formal Clergy attire or full vestment, to his natural, hip NYC vintage look. And yes, he looks great in a simple suit and tie as well.

So, whether it’s your vows or his, traditional, spiritual, musical, or spiced up a bit, Stuart B. Chernoff could be ‘The Right Reverend’ for you.

Stuart speaks Spanish, Russian & Hebrew. Stuart is specially educated in Jewish Celebratory Traditions

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Rev Stu, This is long overdue but THANK YOU for making our ceremony so special and personal. All of our family loved it and so did we! Thank you for paying attention to all the little details and making it all so wonderful!
Francesca and Jordan

Hi Rev Studio Stu,Thanks again for officiating our ceremony on Nov 19th.  It was perfect and exactly what we wanted.. which is quite remarkable because we started without knowing what we wanted. Your laid back style and insightful suggestions were a perfect fit for us.Thanks again!
Leah and Jon

Rev. Stuart is fantastic! He is very easy going and easy to talk to. My ceremony was perfect-short and sweet-just the way I wanted it. I would definitely recommend his services to anyone I know getting married!
Michelle Gardiner

Reverend Stu was perfect! He worked with us to create the perfect ceremony. Throughout the planning process I never had any trouble getting in contact with him if I had any questions or concerns. We could not have found a better officiant for our special day!!!!!
Love Always!!  Nicole

Rev Stu was the best. Ceremony was short and sweet and he even sang us a song.

Reverand Stuart Chernoff was such a wonderful addition to our wedding day! He created the most beautiful ceremony and was there for us every step of planning the ceremony! The words and sentiment he added to our ceremony made the day so much more beautiful and special! He will always be a cherished part of our day! We are so blessed to have found him! 🙂

Stuart Chernoff was absolutely wonderful officiating our wedding!! He was a true professional and a tremendous help during the planning process. The ceremony he wrote was amazing. As a matter of fact, I had a couple of friends and family members that thought he had known us for years! We had many positive comments and would recommend him to anyone.
Thanks so much! Stacey and James

Rev Stu was the officiant that married us and we could not have chosen anyone better! The right person was truly sent our way! We are not religous, but are very spiritual people and Rev Stu came up with a service that was a beautiful reflection of exactly what we wanted. Plus he is a hip guy with a great style, and he fit in perfectly with the natural & unique wedding we wanted. What a great pick with Rev Stu!

Reverend Stuart B. Chernoff was our officiant on May 22. He took the time to get to know us as a couple as well as our parents. Once he had an idea of who we are and what we were looking for, he put together a beautiful, thoughtful ceremony. He asked many questions and allowed us to do the same. He was easy to speak to and he listened well. He was very flexible, answering our emails and phone calls promptly. Reverend Stu performed an elegant ceremony not only for us but also for my parents whom re-newed their vows during the ceremony. We highly recommend Stu and Hudson Valley Ceremonies.

Stu was Fantastic! Everyone commented on the ceremony and how wonderful it was. Thank You So Much for making my precious daughter and new son-in-law’s wedding a huge success.
Michael Minutillo

Packages and Pricing

Travel Fee:
For Officiants residing within The Hudson Valley the first 20 miles are free.
For the ceremony every mile over the first 20 miles from the officiants location is $1.00.
For the in-person consultation or rehearsal every mile over the first 20 miles from the officiants location is $0.50. We only charge for mileage one way.

For Officiants picked for NYC and Long Island weddings that reside outside of NYC:
For officiants residing outside of the NYC five boroughs or Long Island there is an additional $50 travel surcharge to cover bridge and parking fees. This will be added to the package in addition to the standard travel fee for each time the officiant needs to travel into NYC or Long Island.

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  1. Rev Stu you ROCKED!!!! We’re honored that you married us this past saturday at cortlandt Colonial you ceremony was wonderful and just for us..ur friends and family said you were awesome and the BoilerMaker toast was badass…thanks again,,, love Chris & Lauren Turturro

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