Ceremony Details & Fees
What is included? Your choice of pre-written ceremony:
· Non Denominational
Your choice of wedding vows or you can write your own. **
Any pre-written ceremony can be edited and customized to fit your needs.**
** Check out package fees
Optional Add in Ceremonies:
Unity Candle : Traditional. Not recommended for outside weddings.
Sand Ceremony: A nice way to include children in ceremony.
Rose Ceremony: A good way to honor the mothers, use as a first gift as a married couple, or to honor loved ones that have passed.
Hand fasting/tying: Celtic/modern. Uses ribbon or cords to "bind" the couple.
Jumping of the Broom: Can be symbolic of starting married life with past being swept clean. Can mean prosperity and sweeping away negativity.
Breaking of the glass: Traditionally used in Jewish Wedding Ceremonies, but couples are now using in non-traditional ceremonies. Many different views on symbolism. Can represent the fragility of life and marriage, that once it is broken, it can not be be put back together.
There are many different types of symbolic and ethnic ceremonies that can be incorporated into your ceremony. We can help you find the one to fit your ceremony.
Any items needed for optional ceremonies are the responsibility of the couple. Officiant does not provide any materials for these ceremonies.
I can help with choosing readings and vows.
I always encourage you to express your ideas and/or to write your own vows.
Elopement (3 days or less from license issue) Monday -Thursday $50
Bronze Ceremony (No changes, read as is. Civil/Non-denomination) $100
Silver Ceremony (Bronze ceremony with optional ceremony) $150
Gold Ceremony (Full customization. Personal vows, optional readings, ceremonies etc) $200
I do not require rehearsal.
If you require a rehearsal there is an additional fee of $75 per hour Monday through Thursday.
Additional fee of $100 per hour Friday or Saturday.
Holiday Fees ~ There is an additional fee of $50. for holiday ceremonies.
New Years Eve New Years Day Valentines Day** Easter
Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Sweetest Day**
Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day
**Special deals or discounts may apply.
Fees are subject to change.
Wedding ceremonies in paid locations must be paid by the couple including any fees for the Officiant to park or enter such as Theme Parks or Festivals etc. Any special setting that may require him to remain for several hours also may incur additional costs depending on the amount of time required.
Rehearsal is recommended for wedding parties that include children or have more than 4 people in the wedding party. There is an additional fee for rehearsal.
I will hold your date and time temporarily for 5 days from initial inquiry. To secure your wedding date and time, I require a NON-REFUNDABLE retainer*. If a scheduled meeting and/or payment of retainer has not been made within that time, the date will be released and available to others.
*The non-refundable retainer is $50. The remainder cost of your ceremony and is due on the day of ceremony before the ceremony is performed when paperwork is signed. This is payable by cash only. Paperwork will not be signed until final payment has been received.
Travel expenses and/or tolls are the sole responsibility of the clients and must be discussed and agreed upon at the time of booking.
Contact me today to see if your date is available