10 Questions with Scott Payne

WeddingRule Interviewed one of the most popular and highly sought-after wedding officiants in Texas, Scott Payne of The Knot Tyer. Marble Falls based Scott is the founder and owner of The Knot Tyer.

The Knot Tyer

Officiant - Scott Payne

10 Questions with Scott Payne

1. Introduction: What's your story?

You are having a Real Wedding and we are Real Ministers!

Congratulations on your engagement!

I am honored that you are considering me to be your Wedding Minister! What a privilege it would be for me to unite the two of you as Husband & Wife! I believe your wedding needs to be all about the two of you becoming husband and wife and want you both to enjoy every minute of this amazing moment in time! Because you are considering me to be "The Knot Tyer", I want to let you know who I am and what I will do for you. I am all about weddings!

I am a Christian Minister of 36+ years and have officiated many weddings throughout the years. I have been married for 35 years to my beautiful wife, Anna. We have three boys. My goal is to be there for you in any way that meets your needs. I want to make YOUR day as special as possible!

I believe each wedding needs to be just the way the couple wants it to be. I am very open to changing up the services from traditional to contemporary ceremonies. I will help you create the ceremony of your dreams! You are welcome to choose your own vows, readings and traditions. You are free to include your family and or friends if you so desire. I love to help couples put their signature on their wedding! Your wedding will be special and meaningful!

I truly love people and will do everything I can to make you, as a couple, and everyone else comfortable and relaxed during the ceremony. I can be as serious or as light hearted as you feel the occasion calls for. I absolutely love weddings and will do all I can to create an environment of joy and love! There are not many things in this life more memorable than the day two become one!

Please, look over my website and once you have finished contact me so I can set your wedding date in my calendar.

Just so you know, I used to be a boy scout and I am a Minister so I can "tie a knot" that will stay!

Best Wishes on YOUR Special Day!

Most Sincerely,

Scott Payne

2. What's your experience as a wedding officiant? How many weddings have your officiated?

1000+ weddings and counting! :)
I am the most blessed in the world to have this amazing honor!!

3. How far in advance do couples need to secure your services?

The best thing to do is just reach out to me and if I am not available I have other amazing REAL Ministers on The Knot Tyer Wedding Minister Team so, one way or another I have your back! :)

4. How would you describe your officiant style?

A Joyful, one of a kind experience! My goal is to help you both create a ceremony of your combined dreams and during the ceremony, to help you two to stay in the moment and enjoy every second!

5. What are your fees for officiating a wedding?

Price ranges from $175 to $400+

6. What do you wear when you officiate a wedding?

Most of the time a double breasted black suite with gold buttons & tie and white shirt but I have different tuxedos and other colored suits and will wear what ever you have in mind. I want to honor your wishes!

7. How many pre-wedding sessions will the couple need to have with you?

None. I do offer pre-marriage counseling but a couple is not required to do this with me.

8. Will you be able to create a personalized ceremony?

YES! I LOVE doing so and have amazing ideas to share and I have created a package that helps you two to expeditiously make choices for your ceremony so you truly have your signature on your ceremony and something you both will always cherish!

9. Are you available to travel if needed?

Yes, ask and I will let you know details in this regard.

10. What is your cancellation and/or refund policy?

Deposit is kept which is standard but will always change date if needed. I am very easy to work with and truly care and want everything to work out for the best!

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WeddingRule Editor’s Choice 2020WeddingRule Editor’s Choice 2021