“We can’t thank you enough for leading us through such a very special marriage ceremony. The setting was perfect…. You brought such a calmness and security into our celebration and the pre-selection of various vows was really helpful to us.”
“Thank you again so much for the beautiful marriage ceremony…. You made it very meaningful & we both appreciate the sincerity & thought you put into it.”
A few considerations to get us started might be:
- Size and setting of the wedding ceremony?
- Small and intimate? Informal and simple? Traditional and elaborate?
- What do you want the tone or take-away feeling to be? Fun? Solemn? Warmhearted?
- Do you want to include readings or other ways for loved ones to participate?
- Who do you want to be involved in some way?
- Will there be wedding music?
- What, if any, cultural or family traditions do you want to incorporate?
- Do you want to write your own wedding vows?
- How about a ritual to symbolize your commitment?
You get the idea… Contact me, and let’s talk about it!
“Like so many other gay couples, we have waited a very long time to publicly and legally be united in marriage. To have you there to guide us through our most special of days was just perfect! With heartfelt gratitude, we thank you.”
The cost of my ceremonies reflects the time and experience involved in the preparation of a personalized event for you, travel, officiating, licensure fees and local taxes. All prices listed below are tax inclusive. I accept payment with checks or cash.
My fee for custom crafting and officiating your wedding ceremony is $350.
There is an additional wedding rehearsal fee of $150, if scheduled.
A non-refundable deposit of $100, which will be applied toward the total, is required upon booking in order to reserve your date and time.
I offer a discounted wedding service for small weddings with a warm, standard ceremony, along with vow and ring exchange wording options for your consideration. You may write your own vows, if you wish. This option may be the right fit if you want a small non-religious wedding with your budget in mind, but also want a meaningful ceremony at a location other than the courthouse. This option requires the venue to be within 30 miles of my location. Travel fees may apply. The cost of a discounted ceremony is $250, with a $50 non-refundable deposit to hold the date and time.
Travel is included in the fee for ceremonies within 15 miles of my location. For those outside a 15 mile radius, a rate of $1.00 per mile will be charged for the round trip to your location.
Lodging may be required in some circumstances. If so, rates will be discussed and agreed upon in advance, based on factors of distance and travel time.
Memorials, Welcoming, Parting Ceremonies
Fees for other ceremonies will be discussed and agreed upon prior to reservation of the date. Please let me know if you have special needs or considerations, and I will endeavor to work out an agreeable arrangement with you.