rates 2020 – 2021
Rates to officiate WEDDINGS begin at $1000.
Rates to officiate ELOPEMENTS begin at $500.
what “I do”
❤ The three of us will have an Introductory meeting usually in person or via phone, FaceTime or Skype.
❤ I’ll provide on-going consultations right up to ceremony time. From rehearsal, to the recessional and I can even advise on processional order, programs and what your guests toss as you depart.
❤ I’ll assist with any questions you have regarding venues, vendors, your marriage license, certified copies and name changing
❤ I’ll direct your rehearsal covering everything from where everyone stands before the ceremony to where everyone goes for group photos after; from how to walk up the aisle, to the bridal handoff at the altar, we’ll get it all down pat & have fun doing it.
❤ On the big day, I’ll officiate your marriage ceremony, using a full script that we create & customize together.
❤ I’ll complete your marriage license, obtain witness signatures & promptly submit the marriage license to the county office that issued it.
❤ I’ll provide you with a decorative marriage certificate suitable for framing (not a legal document).
❤ Rates to officiate weddings (12+ guests) begin at $1000.
The wedding rate quoted for you will be inclusive – there will be no additional charges for travel, editing or anything else unless you make me stand on a cliff edge or wear a costume… see last bullet below.
❤ Rates to officiate elopements in the Portland area begin at $500.
❤ Rates to officiate elopements outside Portland area (i.e., Deer Isle, Bar Harbor or Baxter State Park) begin at $1000.
The elopement rate quoted will be inclusive of all charges and fees. I feel strongly about elopements. I provide as meaningful and memorable a ceremony with 2 witnesses as I do for a wedding with 200 guests.
❤ Additional charges will only be applied if ceremonies end up requiring hikes, climbs, cliff edges, my feet in water, shticks, skits, costumes, wearing of anything tweed, winging it, being cold and/or speaking in foreign accents.
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