“Jon provided us with the most heart warming and personal service for our little boy on his naming day. Jon is a friend of old, and we had no doubt in his ability to conduct a beautiful ceremony with sincerity and humour. Put simply, it takes a lot to move me to tears but there is photographic evidence !!! I would highly recommend Jon, it was a day enjoyed by everyone including the star of the show – our little boy…

Thank you Jon”

Ceri – Aberhafesp



“Jon did an amazing job of helping us plan the perfect wedding. Right from the initial consultation, through to the tiniest of details on the day itself, Jon really paid attention to what we’d asked for and went out of his way to help us create something truly unique to us. Our family, friends and loved ones all had such a fantastic time and everyone commented on what an amazing ceremony it was. Everything was just so ‘us’.

Thank you so much Jon for making our big day one that will be remembered forever!”

Antony & Cheryl – Leeds



“When it came to choosing a celebrant for our son’s naming day, we always knew we were in safe hands with Jon. His communication was friendly and focused but never pushy. He made it very easy for us to develop the ceremony we wanted and suggested some really touching additions. The event went perfectly and the comments from friends and relatives were universally positive.


I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone..”

David – Powys




We had the difficult task of saying our farewells to by brother yesterday. From the moment I contacted Jon he showed enormous compassion and understanding to my devastated family at the most difficult time of our lives. The service Jon delivered was warm, sensitive and fitted the occasion perfectly. I’ll always be grateful to Jon for ensuring the day was the best it could be under the circumstances. I would highly recommend Eternal Ceremonies to anybody and for any occasion.

V – Arnold



“Thank you for all your help Jon on our very Special Day”

Will & Rebecca – Caistor



“Right from the moment we contacted Jon about having a wedding ceremony he was fantastic. Coming over to meet us and getting an understanding of what would suit us as a couple and family, including our two boys in everything. He had so many ideas, from poem’s to readings and so much more. He helped us incorporate Laura’s friends readings into the ceremony and made sure as a family we were completely happy with everything … The end product was a truly fantastic ceremony, so perfectly personal and special, all the guests were truly amazed at how beautifully it was done. We felt Jon went above and beyond any expectations we’d had”.

“Thank you Jon, for delivering the perfect ceremony and creating wonderful memories. I could not recommend Eternal Ceremonies enough.!”

Mark & Laura – Elston



“Hello Jon, thank you so much for the lovely service yesterday. I feel that you captured his spirit really well and everyone was so complimentary on how the service went. Thanks also for the keepsake copy of the service which we will treasure. You did a great job picking out the key points. Thanks again.”

S – Syerston



“Hi Jon, thank you so much, the service for me was perfect, everything I wanted… Thank you for all your time spent on the service and your compassion. A quote from one of our elderly Catholic aunts after the service. “well that was very different, but very nice”

A – Arnold



“Thank you Jon, all my friends and family said what a very caring and sensitive service you gave and said my mum would have loved it and that says it all. And thank you for the copy you left us, it was a really thoughtful touch to remember the day All my best”

A – Long Eaton




“Thank you so much for today Jon, it was an amazing service, I’m so grateful I really am, it was beautiful. And Thank you for the keepsake copy, what a beautiful thing to do, we are so grateful”

S – Grantham



“Hi Jon, Thank you very much for your kind words and for delivering a great service last week for Dad. I think the overview captured everything we wanted and I am sure the family feel the same. Many Thanks”

P – Newark



“Hi Jon. Thank you so so much for yesterday – So many people remarked what a lovely service it was. I had one person ask if you were a member of the family and some asked if you knew him, all because they felt the service was so personal and because you had captured him so perfectly. People also remarked that it was so interesting and quite unlike other services they had attended. It truly pleased everybody and people said that we had given him a first class send off.

Jon, you are truly gifted what you do, if you have a website or Social Media page, I would very happily write a glowing review for you.

So thank you again for a First Class service Jon… and I wish you continued success. Kindest regards N”

N – Grantham



“Thank you so so much for the beautiful gift! Everyone said how nice the ceremony was and what a good job you did. So once again, THANK YOU, Kind Regards “

A – South Witham



“Hi Jon, many thanks for your kind words and a wonderful presentation of the service, we couldn’t of wished for more. On behalf of myself and family many many thanks. I’m sure my brother would of been impressed with the turnout and the service. Many thanks again.”

M – Farndon



“Hi Jon, the service was excellent with great feedback from others, I thank you personally for your professionalism, caring the way you did, and how you performed the service. So again Jon, THANK YOU very much and I will keep your contact details as our paths may cross again in the future. Kind regards S and family “

S – Wollaton



“Jon, thank you so much for the lovely service. Everyone commented on how lovely it was. ‘I’ was very pleased with it as were we all. They heard stories about his Dad that they’d never heard before and found them very interesting and funny. Thank you also for your great delivery which was done with humour and respect. It was very much appreciated. People asked how we’d found you. Just lucky I guess. Thank you for the copy of the service, we will cherish it. We are also going to give all the Grandchildren a copy to save until they are old enough to want to find out about their Great Grandad.”

“Thank you again for a great job.”

K – Long Eaton



“Hi Jon, Thank you very much for delivering a wonderful service today. It seemed to go very quickly and I’m not sure I took it all in being such an emotional day. The comments from my family was that you did a fantastic job and I personally felt you spoke like you knew my uncle which made it feel more personal and heartfelt. I’m so grateful for the time you have given preparing the service and spending time with me and mum to ensure my Uncle’s life story and his fondest memories were shared with his family and close friends today. I especially liked the service sheets boxed and wrapped, such a personal touch and something I shall keep in my memory box.”

“It was a real privilege meeting you too and again thank you for everything. Take care, warmest regards”

R – Newark



“Morning Jon, We all thought you did an absolutely amazing job. I’ve not experienced planning someone’s funeral before, although I’ve been to many. You had listened so well to us and your talk about my dad was uplifting and a real tribute to him – with just the right amount of humour. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to others and the keepsake was a lovely touch that I will treasure. Keep doing the great work!

“Warmest regards”

S – Long Eaton



“I have left a couple of messages on your phone but I had really wanted to thank you personally. I know you did a lot of work and I really appreciated how you did the service. My friends have all commented on how much they had enjoyed the service and learnt about P and our lives. It was so personal, that some of my friends asked me if you had known P!”.

“Thank you again Jon, for all your help during this very difficult time”

SW – Bingham



“Jon, the prayer is just so perfect, when I read it I did cry. Everything that you have suggested is very good and please include it all in the service. Thank you for the very professional advice.”.

“Thank you for all your help”

M – Arnold



“Morning, I just wanted to say thank you for today. The family were so thankful and happy with your service.”.

L (Funeral Director) – Carlton



“Hi Jon, thank you so much for today, it was really lovely and everyone said how well you conducted the service. Thank you for the copy of the service, it was a lovely thought, I would recommend you… but hopefully not for too many funerals!!!”.

“Thanks Again, T”

T – Gedling



“Hi Jon, on taking the family to their venue after the funeral they had nothing but praise for the way the service was conducted. Not only were they pleased with the content but also the delivery. I thought you made a sad occasion, a celebration of life and seemed to capture the essence of T.”.

“Before your email came through I was telling the other arrangers how good you were, no doubt you will be hearing from us in the future.”

J (Funeral Director) – Long Eaton



“Hi Jon, thank you so so much for the beautiful letter and presentation of dad’s service in the box you gave me – what a wonderful, and much cherished gift. I read it again today for mum and she loved it too. It made her laugh and cry and she was so pleased with how you captured dad.

Today was fantastic, everyone mentioned how lovely the service was. You did us proud Jon, you really did. You’ve been professional, personable and you were so easy to relax around to relay all our stories of dad. I know for a fact that you did him proud today.

I will never be able to thank you enough for the amazing job you undertook for us today. You will be emblazoned in all our memories now, I know that we will meet again, because I couldn’t imagine anyone else for not just funerals, but for what you are, a Celebrant. There are families, for all occasions, that will benefit from your expertise.”.

“Again, thank you Jon – until we meet again, kindest & very warm regards on behalf of ALL my family”

SB – Bingham



“I secured Eternal Ceremonies and Jon’s assistance in writing and delivering a ceremony for the celebration of my 50th birthday. I was simply not prepared for the level of thoughtful support in the preparation by Jon. Ever sensitive to the complete cross section of guest types, he delivered what I can only describe as a ceremony, truly appropriate to all levels. Comedic, articulate and thoughtful words that had the guests encapsulated in its delivery. To say that I was impressed is a massive understatement and I am overwhelmed that I chose this man to celebrate my life with my friends and family.”

“Thank you Jon……You will be my choice at my 60th !!”.

Graham – Colwick



“I cannot express to you how lovely that was today, several of auntie’s friends also commented on the delivery of a very warm and heartfelt oration. The fact that it all went so well meant everything to me.

Thank you Jon, you did a grand job and really brought her to life”.

L – Worcestershire



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