For This Joyous Occasion Wedding Officiating Services
Packages and Pricing
Standard and Custom Packages
Lakeside Park Package
Micro Wedding Package
Vow Renewal Package
Build Your Ceremony Menu
Unity Sand Ceremony
Rose Ceremony for Couple
Rose Ceremony to Honor Mothers
Wine Ceremony-Love Letter
Tree Planting Ceremony
Jumping The Broom
Celtic Scottish Handfasting Ceremony Wording
Pagan Handfasting Options
Unity Handfasting Ceremonies
Ring Warming Ceremony
Seashell or Stone Ceremony
Unity Cross Ceremony
Island Hook Bracelet Exchange
Exchange of Lei or Flower Garland
Lasso Rosary Ritual
Readings And Poems For Wedding Ceremonies
Marriage License/ Recommended Vendors
Many couples like to print the "
worksheet, fill it out and email it back to me.
However, for those of you who prefer to do this online I have created a special worksheet for you
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Who is providing your ceremony music? DJ, Musicians, Other
Would you like for me to remind guests to silence their cell phones?
Would you like me to tell the guests no camera during the ceremony?
Will someone special (father, parents, special person) resort you down the aisle or will you enter by yourself or walk in together?
For the questions below, choose the wording options from my
Build A Ceremony Menu
Just write the letter or number of the wording you choose in each box. When you are finished hit submit.
Once I receive it, I will create your ceremony and send you a copy for your review.
All wording can be mixed/matched and tailored to your liking. So please indicate if you are making any changes to your wording choices.
If you are not including an element just leave blank or write no.
If you have any questions or would like my help, please contact me and we can schedule a phone, Zoom or in-person meeting. It is my goal to provide you with the ceremony you desire!
Click here to bring the wording options from my "Build A Ceremony Menu"
up in a new window to easily work from
! And have fun!!
Presentation of the bride
Thank you to guests and acknowledgement of loves ones who have passed.
Additional acknowledgements needed for loved ones who could not make the journey to join you (Live far away or military)
Additional opening elements: Would you like to add any additional elements at the beginning of your ceremony such as a "Savor The Moment" or "Rose to Honor Mothers"
Invocation or opening blessing
Pledge option. / Also let me know if you prefer to answer "I do" or " I will" (this way I know how to phrase the question) Will you use first names only or your full names?
Vows. You can choose the same vows or you can each choose different ones. You may also write your own if you like.
Ring- would you like to start with a prayer of blessing on the rings?
Rings-The explanation of what the rings represent
Rings Exchange- The wording you say as you place the rings on each others finger. You may choose the same wording or different
Will you include a add on ceremony/unity ceremony such as unity candle, sand, wine, love letter, hand fasting or other?
Click here to go to my collection of unity ceremonies
Benediction or Closing Words
Introduction: Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, Mr. and Mrs. John and Sue Smith, John and Sue Or for the first tine as a married couple Mary and Sue or John and David or hyphenate the last names Taylor-Smith. or Husband and Husband/ Wife and Wife. You get it! However you would like to be introduced.
Will you include a reading, prayer or poem? I encourage you to include a reading or 2 to be read by myself or a guest (s). See my collection or choose one of your own
Click here to go to collection of readings to choose from
Would you like to include any religious, spiritual customs or traditions? such as Jumping the Broom, Breaking the Glass, Hand-fasting or other?
Do you have any special requests? Let me know if there is something special you would like! End your ceremony with with tequila (or other ) Toast? Include wording from/about your dogs? Are you getting married on the anniversary of your first date? Let me know if there is something you are interested in and I will send examples!
As a keepsake you will receive a decorative marriage certificate. You may choose which certificate I used. They can be found at
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