Hudson Valley Weddings and Ceremonies
Interfaith Non-Denominational Minister and Civil Wedding Officiant
JUDE SMITH is a nondenominational interfaith minister. In that role she sees the commonality of the world’s spiritual and wisdom traditions. A teacher at heart, her passion is to lead others along their own spiritual paths.
Reverend Jude is the Executive Director of the Center For Authentic Living, an organization committed to reminding people who they are and to providing the tools needed to live from that higher place. She is also the co-founder and Spiritual Director of a vibrant Interfaith community in New York City. In addition to creating and officiating at ceremonies and rituals, Reverend Jude regularly facilitates meditation retreats and workshops on a variety of topics. She offers individual spiritual counseling, and provides pastoral care in a hospital setting for people experiencing serious health related issues.
Reverend Jude’s personal journey took her down many wonderful paths before she realized all were leading her to serve as an interfaith minister. She has been a classroom teacher and has created education curriculum for the State of
In addition to her ordination as an interfaith minister, Reverend Jude holds degrees in Psychology and Business Administration from the State University of New York at
Reverend Jude sees the wholeness in all whom she meets, and she receives great joy from supporting others in waking up to that truth. She takes delight in supporting the creation of finders from those who seek, and her greatest desire is for others to
see themselves through her eyes.