Officiant and Celebrant Services

Ceremony Package Options


Short Notice or Elopement Ceremony Package:  $100

This ceremony package is suitable for couples planning an elopement or short notice wedding, but do not want the "County Courthouse" environment.  The ceremony must take place no more than one week after contacting Celebrations by Shari and may not include more than 10 guests.  This package includes:

  • Choice of pre-written religious or non-religious ceremony
  • Ceremony approximately 10 minutes in length
  • Officiant will arrive 10 minutes prior to beginning of ceremony
  • All ceremony wording presented to couple in keepsake folder.
  • Filing of marriage license.

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Intimate Ceremony Package:  $150

This ceremony package is suitable for couples planning a brief and casual wedding, vow renewal or commitment ceremony including up to 25 guests.  It is intended for couples who do not want to include bridal party attendants, processional and recessional music.  This ceremony package includes:

  • Religious or non-religious ceremony created from three different wording options for each ceremony element, provided to couple by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Ceremony lasting approximately 10-15 minutes in length.
  • Officiant will arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.
  • All ceremony wording presented to couple in a keepsake folder.
  • Filing of marriage license.

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Basic Ceremony Package:  $250  

This ceremony package is suitable for couples planning a basic wedding, vow renewal or commitment ceremony including up to 75 guests.  It is intended for couples who want to include a bridal party along with a processional and recessional.  It is also designed for couples who desire wording options when creating a religious or non-religious ceremony.

  • Religious or non-religious ceremony created from five different wording options for each ceremony element, provided to coulple by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Unlimited phone, email and text consultations.
  • Ceremony may include music during processional and recessional.
  • Ceremony may include one reading by a friend or family member OR one specialty ceremony, such as the unity candle, sand ceremony, rose honorarium ceremony, hand ceremony, etc.  Many options with wording will be provided by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Ceremony will last approximately 15-20 minutes in length.
  • Officiant will arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony to assit the bride and groom.
  • All ceremony wording presented to couple in a keepsake folder.
  • Filing of marriage license.

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Traditional Ceremony Package:  $350

This ceremony package is suitable for couples planning a wedding, vow renewal or commitment ceremony including up to 150 guests.  It is intended for couples who want to include a processional/recessional with music and desire a more personal written or non-religious ceremony that may include one reading and one specialty ceremony.  This package includes:

  • Custom written religious or non-religious ceremony created from ten different wording options for each ceremony element, provided by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Couples may write their own personal vows, if desired.Unlimited phone, email and text consulations.
  • Ceremony may include music during processional, recessional and one musical piece during the ceremony.
  • Ceremony may include one specialty ceremony such as unity candle, sand ceremony, rose honorarium ceremony, hand ceremony, and etc.  Many options with wording will be provided by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Ceremony may include one reading to be shared by a friend or relative.  Many religious and non-religious reading options provided by Celebrations by Shari.\Ceremony will last 20-25 minutes in length.
  • Officiant will arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony to assist with the line-up of the bridal party.
  • All ceremony wording presented to couple in a keepsake folder.Officiant will file marriage license.

Premium Ceremony Package:   $450

This ceremony package is our top of the line offering and is suitable for couples planning a large wedding, vow renewal or commitment ceremony.  You may use Celebrations by Shari's wide array of ceremony resources, or we will craft a customized religious or non-religious ceremony from scratch.  We will suggest ideas for each facet of your ceremony and rewrite as needed until we get every word perfect.  This package  includes:

  • Custom writtten, creative ceremony that is unique to each couple.  Couple provided with a minimum of fifteen different wording options for each ceremony element, provided by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Couple may write personal vows/assistance available if needed.
  • Access to Celebrations by Shari's vast resources for ceremony ideas.
  • Personal consultation with Officiant prior to wedding, if desired.
  • Unlimited phone, email and text consultations.
  • No time restrictions on ceremony.
  • No restrictions on number of guests.
  • Ceremony may include any number of specialty ceremonies--such as unity candle ceremony, sand ceremony, rose honorarium ceremony, wine ceremony, stone blessing ceremony, etc.  Many ideas and wording options provided by Celebrations by Shari.  
  • Ceremony may include as many religious or non-religious readings as desired.  Many options will be provided by Celebrations by Shari.
  • Ceremony may include music during procession and recessional, along with any number of musical selections during the ceremony.
  • Whatever you can dream of including in your ceremony, we will help you create!
  • Officiant will arrive 60 minutes prior to the start of the cermony to help with the line-up of the bridal party and any ceremony concerns.
  • All ceremony wording is presented to the couple in a keepsake folder.
  • Officiant will file marriage license.

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Reserve your Officiant and Celebrant Services services today!

You may make your deposit to reserve the date and time for the ceremony by mailing a personal check, using the PayPal button below or calling me with a credit/debit card number.  The remaining balance and any extras will be due in cash the day of your ceremony.  Due to charges by PayPal and for the use of credit/debit cards, there is an additional 5% added to deposit when these forms of payment are used.

        Deposit for Ceremony

  • Elopement Ceremony $52.50 USD
  • Intimate Ceremony $78.75 USD
  • Basic Ceremony $131.25 USD
  • Traditional Ceremony $183.75 USD
  • Premium Ceremony $236.25 USD
Wedding Ceremony Deposit