Officiant Services

Your wedding ceremony is the reason your guests travel thousands of miles across land and ocean to be with you... the reception is just the icing on the cake! The words of love, and the promises that you make to each other as you join your lives in marriage, will be remembered by you, your families and your guests for many years. 

As your wedding Officiant and Coordinator, it will be our pleasure to help you create a personalized, heart-centered ceremony that will radiate love, joy, and happiness, and deliver that ceremony with positive energy and intention. Your wedding vows are one of the most important elements of your wedding ceremony…the words of love and commitment that you say to each other, and the promises you make, will set the tone for your marriage, and will be remembered for the rest of your lives. We can guide you through choosing all the elements you'd like to include in your wedding ceremony, such as helping you write your vows, readings, rituals, and your unique personal touches. Your ceremony should be a reflection of both of your personalities, visions, and dreams for this day, and my number one goal is to help make it as stress-free as possible.

We have five experienced Officiants on the Wedding Angel Events team, and our fees reflect the total amount of time that we spend with you and your fiancé/partner. This includes our initial consultation, 2 meetings before your event, helping with your vows, your ceremony rehearsal, and coordinating and Officiating your wedding ceremony on your big day.

(weddings outside of Bangor will be subject to a mileage fee.)

•  We can also perform a personalized Renewal of Vows ceremony for you and your spouse, celebrating the love that you share with each other.

 

 Consultation phase -

*An initial complimentary phone consultation.

* Unlimited Email support

* phone support (phone calls 8am~8pm please)

* Pre-wedding phone planning meetings to discuss the details of your ceremony

* Meeting your Officiant via conference call

​* Wedding stress guidance

* Marriage license guidance

* We can help guide you in making decisions about:

Your Vows~

Your vows are one of the most important elements of your ceremony, and your wedding day. The words of love, and the promises that you make to each other as you join your lives in marriage, will be remembered by you, your families and your guests for many years.  We provide a choice of 4 base ceremonies that we can personalize and customize specifically for you and your fiancé.

 

 

Ceremony Details~

 It will be our pleasure to help you with your ceremony details. In our initial consultation, we will talk about your thoughts, ideas and dreams of your wedding day, and how you envision your ceremony. There are so many ways to make your ceremony personal, unique, and meaningful for you and your families.

*Ceremony Venue walk through before the wedding (mileage rates apply)

​* Preside over and coordinate your ceremony rehearsal, including a full processional and recessional (1-2 hours).

This will include:

My circle of love - greeting & introductions

lineup and timing of wedding party and other significant people

timing of processional

practicing the processional, readings or rituals, ring exchange, the kiss and the recessional.

instructions for processional and recessional

answering questions and concerns

Day of Ceremony -

* Coordination of your wedding ceremony, including pre-wedding instructions for your wedding party, lining up the wedding party and significant people for the processional, answering any questions and addressing concerns.

* Officiating at your wedding with warmth, humor, and positive intention.

* A Reading, or symbolic rituals throughout your ceremony if you choose, such as a Unity candle, a Sand Ceremony, a Wine Box Ceremony, a Time Capsule Ceremony etc.

​* Providing a backup minister in case of emergency/ illness

Post Ceremony -

* Return of your marriage license to the appropriate town/city hall

*  A digital copy of your completed marriage license

* We require an initial 50% non-refundable deposit to hold and book your rehearsal and wedding dates on our calendar.  The remaining balance must be paid 30 days prior to your wedding.

* Travel over 1 hrs one way from Bangor or ceremonies held anytime before noon will be charged an overnight hotel fee. (rehearsal and wedding ceremony)

*  Mileage fees apply for weddings held outside of Bangor

 Ceremony Package  $600

Testimonials

“Ali put our minds (and hearts) at ease. We were nervous hiring somebody who we didn't know to be our officiant, but she took the time to get to know us and helped us create a beautiful, personalized wedding ceremony. She attended the rehearsal and worked with our other vendors to make sure everything was taken care of. She is passionate, creative, and truly loves what she does."

Lindsay and Bryan Bridger

Rachelle & David

June 10, 2017

Samoset Inn, Maine

Officiated by Tom Perkins

Nikki and Dan

August 25, 2018

Officiated by Beverly Austin

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