Connie Jones-Steward, aka Officiant Lady, is a professional wedding officiant, ceremony celebrant and modern minister for Los Angeles, Orange County and all of Southern California. As a non-denominational and inter-faith celebrant, she believes in the human need for ceremony and the power of ritual to add meaning to human existence. She works closely with couples to create and perform ceremonies that reflect their beliefs, philosophies of life, and personalities. She also offers pre-marital and marriage coaching, baby naming ceremonies and other life-cycle ceremonies. Among the types of weddings she performs are African-American wedding or any other cultural wedding traditions, agnostic weddings, backyard weddings, beach weddings, civil weddings, earth-centered weddings, elopements, gay weddings, goddess-centered weddings, handfastings, holiday-themed weddings, home weddings, humanist weddings, lesbian weddings, non-denominational weddings, same-sex weddings, secular weddings, public park weddings, reiki weddings, and restaurant weddings.