We provide a variety of ceremonies including elopment ceremonies, traditional ceremonies, customized ceremonies, LGBTQ ceremonies, beach ceremonies, sunrise and sunset ceremonies, and other unique ceremonies.
A brief exchange of vows and the officiant signs the marriage certificate.
Traditional vows and ring exchange. No customization.
Traditional or personal vows, or a combination including a ring exchange. One special item may be included at no additional charge.
All ceremonies include an in-person or virtual initial consultation between the minister and the couple. Upon mutual completion of the contract, unlimited email, phone, text and video calls are available to finalize the ceremony. Upon completion of the ceremony, the officiant will sign and date the marriage license. He will also file the license with the municipality on the next business day.
A non-refundable booking fee of $50 is required at the time of contract to hold the date for the cou
If you plan to have a friend or loved one perform the ceremony but would like them to take the proper actions to craft and perform the ceremony, a one hour coaching session is available.
John will meet with the amateur officiant to coach them on getting ordained, crafting the ceremony, performing the ceremony and making sure the legalities are met.
Travel within the first 50 miles from Bristol, CT is included in the price of the ceremony. Travel beyond 50 miles is an additonal fee. Attendance at rehearsals is not required, but if you opt to have the officiant attend the rehearsal there is an additoinal fee. The officiant reserves the right to waive the travel fee.
Travel beyond 50 miles but up to 100 miles requires a fee. We are currently offering a special where travel is included in the fee.
This fee will depend on the distance of the travel and will be determined at the time of the contract.
If the couple opts for the officiant to attend the rehearsal, there is a fee. We are currently offering a special where attendance at the rehearsal is included in the fee, if the officiant is available to attend the rehearsal.
Specialties include glass breaking, broom jumping, hand fasting, unity candles, sand ceremonies, etc. One speciality is included in the Customized Ceremony but others are an additional fee.
At this time, the officiant does not provide sound equipment.
The officiant may be available for a destination wedding but the fees are negotiable based on logistics.
TBD = To Be Determined NA= Not Available or Not Applicable
Ask about our all-inclusive ceremony package including travel, rehearsal and more.