J.M. Sorrell has officiated 800-plus weddings and counting

She calls herself JM the JP.
As a justice of the peace since 2004, J.M. Sorrell lately officiated her 800th marriage ceremony. Her roster of {couples} consists of same-sex, opposite-sex, and transgender; secular, non secular, and blended non secular religion; all races and ethnicities; young and old; wealthy and poor.

“It’s palms down probably the most profound vocation I’ve had as an grownup,” Sorrell says. “How may I not be moved by being a part of such great, transcendent days? I’d need to be an automaton or one thing.”

Ceremonies have taken her to mountaintops, sandy seashores, lighthouses, and the

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