A wedding ceremony is a formal and symbolic event that marks the beginning of a marriage between two people.
Rosalyn August Cousin is a woman-ordained minister and wedding officiant that performs traditional, multi-religious, same-sex, and multicultural wedding ceremonies. Drawing on her personal experiences, Reverend Rosalyn understands the importance of creating ceremonies that reflect your unique story. A daughter of a deacon, she has grown up in the church and has a strong faith in the teachings of the Bible. Her passion for supporting and empowering women comes from her deep connection to the Bible and her personal journey. A firm believer in equality, Rev. Rosalyn is a champion for diversity and inclusion. She believes everyone should be loved regardless of race, culture, gender, economic status, political view, or religion. Rev. Rosalyn is a woman who can preach and a champion for all.
At the start of your wedding journey, finding an officiant who truly captures you and what is important to you can be challenging. That's why I am here - to provide stress-free support so that this part of planning will flow smoothly. My goal is for you to feel comfortable throughout this process. Together, we'll turn your visions of love into cherished memories by ensuring all details are taken care of in advance. We'll craft a beautiful celebration filled with warmth and meaning that reflects what matters most to you both on this special day.
Let's chat over an initial consultation so I can learn more about YOUR story and how best my services may accommodate YOU.
Create a ceremony with your own unique elements and characteristics!
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Being one of the first ordained African-American women through the Louisiana Religious Conference of Free Will Baptist Churches, a female in the United States Air Force, and growing up in the Deep South, I have a deep compassion for the challenges and struggles couples may face. I support the love of all people and want to help them make their dreams come true. I have always been a champion for equal rights, and I am a Certified Diversity Champion through the Department of Defense.
Tiyana Ford, New Orleans, LA
“Rev Rosalyn's desire to serve, support and encourage us was matched only by her wisdom, insight, and theological depth. We felt blessed by her service and counsel."
Julia K. Spears, Natalbany, LA
"Reverend Rosalyn is a very inspirational, anointed, and God-loving woman. She brings me joy and confidence when I need it the most. She’s heaven sent."
Lisa Driver, Baton Rouge, LA
“Rev Rosalyn helped us create an inclusive ceremony that represented both our family's cultures and traditions. We were touched by her compassion to make the ceremony feel authentic and true to our beliefs.”
Book a Consultation
Congratulations on your engagement and upcoming wedding!
As a wedding officiant, I am honored to be considered to help you create a meaningful and unforgettable ceremony that reflects your unique love story.
During our consultation, I will take the time to get to know you both as a couple, understand your personal beliefs, and listen to your ideas and vision for your wedding ceremony. Whether you are looking for a traditional, religious, or modern ceremony, I will work with you to create a personalized ceremony that reflects your values, personalities, and preferences.
Together, we will explore different ceremony elements, such as readings, vows, rituals, music, and symbolic gestures, and tailor them to your liking. I will guide you through the legal requirements and answer any questions you may have about the ceremony logistics, such as timing, location, and guest involvement.
My goal is to make the wedding ceremony planning process as smooth and stress-free as possible, so you can focus on enjoying your special day. I am committed to providing a professional, heartfelt, and memorable ceremony that you and your guests will cherish for years to come.
Thank you for considering me as your wedding officiant. I look forward to hearing from you soon and discussing how we can create a beautiful ceremony together.