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The following is a list of ordained officiants who perform handfasting ceremonies.

 

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ALABAMA

 

Name: Tan yr Ddraig

Affiliation: First Degree Priest of the Correllian Nativist Tradition

U.S. State registered: Alabama

Path or Religion: Correllian Nativist Tradition

Legally ordained: Yes

Email: JosephSWorley@hotmail.com or Angel_Del_Noche@yahoo.com

Location: Dothan, Alabama

Types of ceremonies: I can perform non-legal handfastings and commitment ceremonies, legal weddings and handfastings, rites of passage of any type.  Also note I can do Outer court dedication rituals for the Correllian Nativist Tradition as well.
Travel: I do not as yet have a "standard" list of fees. 

Cost of services: I will charge based on travel time.

 

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Name: High Priestess Rhiannon Moongazer

Affiliation: Gaia's Sacred Circle coven 

Registered with U.S. State: None is required

Path or Religion: Eclectic Pagan Witch

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2006

Phone: 205-791-6733

Email: paganwitch2@att.net

Website: Facebook under my mundane name Rebecca South, GSC on FB, Myspace, Witchvox, Paganspace.net, Witchy Wisdom, Wiccaneopagan.com and a Yahoo group as well.

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

I perform: Namings, Handfastings, Croning, Dedications, Funerals, Maturation, Handpartings, public/private rituals, Dark Moon, Full Moon

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: Has to be discussed depending on the service performed or what the parties involved want to offer.

Additional services: Tarot, teaching of Paganism

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALASKA

 

 

Sorry!  We do not yet have any listings for this state.  If you or you know someone who is interested in being listed, please contact us so that we can create a more comprehensive listing.  Thank you.

 

ARIZONA

 

 

Name: Rev. Carolina Krawarik
Affiliation: A Mystical Ceremony
U.S. State registered with: Arizona
Path or Religion: Eclectic.  I draw from many different teachings & traditions.  
When anyone asks, I say "Unitarian Universalist", which pretty much covers everything imaginable.
Legally ordained: Yes (via ULC)
Years of Experience in performing weddings: 5+ and 20+ in ritual design.
Phone:  866-367-9962
Fax:  866-499-6229
Email: priestess@mystical-rites.com   or minister@mystical-rites.com 
Website:  http://www.mystical-rites.com
Location: Mesa, AZ  
I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Naming Ceremonies, Baptisms, Commitment Ceremonies, Same-sex Unions, Vow Renewals, Blessings, Memorials, and many other Rites of Passage.
I will travel: Nationally with compensation.  Travel charges begin 25 miles from Mesa, AZ.
Cost of services: Competitive for industry.  Weddings/Handfastings $200-$500+, depending on services performed.
 
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Name: Janice Cottrill

Affiliation: New Thought Community Church, Green Witch Tradition

U.S. State: Arizona

Path or Religion: Nondenominational, Wiccan tradition

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2002

Phone: 480-924-0719

Email: Jjaniceneon@aol.com

Website:  www.Wiccanroad.com

Location: Arizona

Ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming, Commitment, Renewals, and funerals

I will travel: Phoenix, Mesa area

Cost of services: Weddings-Handfastings:

·        $35.00 Design of ceremony

·        $30.00 Rehearsal

·        $35.00 Wedding / Handfasting

 

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Name: Bronwynn Torgerson, HPS

Affiliation:  RavensFlight

Registered with U.S. State: Arizona

Path or Religion:  I am Nordic Tradition.

Received Ordination from:  Universal Life

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1995

Phone: 602-896-1453

Email:  BronwynnTorg@yahoo.com

Website:   www.thebronwynn.com

Location: Glendale, Arizona.  Open to travel to other Arizona locations.

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Handpartings, etc.)

I will travel: 25 miles, further travel is negotiable for additional fee to cover expenses.

Cost of services: $200 includes custom creation of ceremony with celebrants, rehearsal and officiating of Ceremony.

Additional services:  Custom ritual or rite of passage creation.

 

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Name: Reverend Edward A. Sawyer, Ph.D., Th.D.

Affiliation: Temple of the Creation

Registered with U.S. State: Arizona and California (registration not required)

Path or Religion: Interfaith

Received Ordination from: Esoteric Interfaith Theological Seminary

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2010

Phone: 661-645-6903

Fax: None

Email: Rev_Sawyer@templeofcreation.org

Website: www.templeofcreation.org

Location: Phoenix area, Arizona

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings,  Commitment Ceremonies, Commitment and Marriage Vow Renewals (sexual orientation not relevant)

I will travel: Arizona and Southern California

Cost of services start at:

Initial Consultation: Free

Ceremony Design: $25.00

Rehearsal: $25.00

Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies and Renewals: $30.00

Wedding: $50.00

Additional services: Doctor of Theology - Design and officiating (if desired) of special ceremonies for most faiths including ancient rights; Home Blessings and Cleansings, and others on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARKANSAS

 

 

Name:  Caitlind Ghriegh

Affiliation:  CUUPS (a Pagan organization founded by Unitarian Universalists)

StateArkansas

Path:  Eclectic Paganism

Legally Ordained:  Yes

Years/Experience:  Thirty some odd years as a practitioner; weddings and ceremonies since 1994

Phone:  501-541-0812

E-mail:  Caitlind107@Yahoo.com

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas

Types of Ceremonies:  all

Travel:  50 to 150 miles

Fees:  Reimbursement of travel expenses (if the ceremony will be out of town and/or will require overnight lodging). 

Anything else is accepted if offered, otherwise not expected.

 

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Name: Sheila Cordellia Hicks

Affiliation: I am an ordained member of clergy in the Church of Spiritual Humanism

Registered with U.S. State: Arkansas

Path/Religion: Spiritual Humanist, welcome any and all paths

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2006

Phone: Please see web page below

Email: scordelliahicks@hotmail.com

Web page: www.sheilacordelliahicks.com

Location: central Arkansas

Types of ceremonies: weddings, commitments, affirmation of love, handfastings, baby blessings, vow renewals, funerals, invocations.

I will travel: I will travel to all parts of Arkansas

Cost: Is based on type and complexity of ceremony. I do not charge for funerals- you may donate money to defray costs if you wish.

Additional services: Please see my web page

 

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Name: Tina Gentry

Affiliation: Universal Life Church in San Modesto, CA

Registered with U.S. State: Arkansas

Path or Religion: non-denominational or interfaith

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Email: dreamcatcherlady40@yahoo.com

Location: Malvern

I perform: wedding ceremonies- Christian, Civil, Alternative, and with handfasting ceremonies.  Other faiths are fine with me too.  Same sex unions are also fine with me.  It is all about loving one another.  I do Commitment Ceremonies, Renewal of Vows, and Birth Celebrations too. 

I will travel: I serve mainly the Malvern, Benton, Hot Spring, Arkadelphia, and surrounding areas.

Cost of services: I start at $100 plus mileage.  If it means traveling, it depends how involved I get in the planning of the ceremonies. 

Additional services:  I also do some wedding planning.  In addition, I have very deep beliefs about God and Goddess, nature, and I am a Spiritual Healer that is blessed with the ability to give Reiki healings. 

 

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Name: Rev. Scott Bounds

Affiliation Ozark Mountain Grove, ADF

Registered with U.S. State: Arkansas

Path or Religion:  Druid

Received Ordination from:  ULC

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1985    

Phone: 479-363-6499

Email:  ancientwisdomstore@gmail.com

Location: Northwest Arkansas

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Crossing Over for Humans and Pets, Hand Partings, Coming of Age, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: The max would be about 50 miles unless arrangements are made because I don't charge.  I would need assistance for travel expenses.

Cost of services:  Free, but donations are appreciated!

 

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Name: Jason McClaren

Affiliation: McClaren Enterprises

Registered with U.S. State: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana

Path or Religion: Non-Denominational/Celtic

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2002

Phone: 903-330-1083

Email: contact@jasonmcclaren.com

Website: www.jasonmcclaren.com

Location: Dallas, TX

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Party/Event host

I will travel: 50 miles included in packages, other travel negotiated for further distances

Cost of services: Ceremony only-$150, Ceremony and Rehearsal-$250 (as of 1/1/2011)

Additional services: Relationship workshops

 

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Name: Corvin M. 

Affiliation: n/a

Registered with U.S. State: Arkansas

Path or Religion: Witch, Reclaiming

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1999

Email: jacquesdaughter@gmail.com

Location: Little Rock

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Coming of Age Ceremonies, or your custom ceremony

I will travel: Flexible, about 400 mile radius

Cost of services: Travel expenses plus donation

Note: Corvin M. is also available to perform handfastings and weddings in Tennessee, Missouri, Texas and Louisiana.  Please contact the officiant directly for details.

 

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Name: Deanne Quarrie ~ Bendis
Affiliation
: Apple Branch - Wiccan
U.S. State registered with: Arkansas
Path or Religion: Wiccan
Legally ordained: High Priestess
Performing weddings since 1985
Phone: 512-560-1300
Email: eurynome_creates@yahoo.com  

Website: http://applebranch.org 
Location: Hot Springs, Arkansas
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Clearings & Banishings, House Blessings, Spiritual Counseling, Priestess Training
I will travel: As long as expenses are covered I am willing to travel anywhere.
Cost of services: Each service is negotiated with the client and often based on ability to pay. Barter and other exchanges are accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA

 

Name: M. Macha NightMare, P&W
Affiliation:
·Covenant of the Goddess, Elder;
·Reclaiming Elder;
·Communitarian Church of Vermont, parent to Cherry Hill Seminary,

where I am Chair of the Public Ministry Department
U.S. State registered with: California and Vermont
Path or Religion: Witchcraft/Pagan
Legally ordained: Yes
Years of Experience in performing weddings: 23
Phone: 415 454-4411
Fax: 415 453-9663
Email: herself@machanightmare.com Website: http://www.machanightmare.com
Location: P. O. Box 150694, San Rafael, CA 94915-0694
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Blessings and Namings, Commitment Ceremonies,

Marriage Vow Renewals, Funerals and Memorials, Rites of Passage, First Bloods, Cronings/Sagings, and Divorces/Partings/Leavetakings.
I will travel: Northern California, within reasonable driving distance of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Cost of Services: $200-500 sliding scale, plus expenses (mileage, hotel if needed, meals)

(depends on the lavishness of the wedding and the amount of pre-wedding counseling and planning).

 

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Name: Tamanava Eden-McLintock

Affiliation: Freelance Wiccan Clergy and High Priestess

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Ordained: Yes, through the Universal Life Church of Modesto, CA

Performs legally recognized handfastings: yes

Performing weddings since: 2001

Phone: 619-997-1753

Email: madamerune@hotmail.com

Location: San Diego, CA

I perform: Legal and non-legal Handfastings/Weddings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Unfastings (non-legal Annulment Rites), Vow Renewals and Funerals

I will travel: I tend to stay local, but please call or email to discuss

Cost of services:  Weddings/Handfastings start at $100.00.  All other services start at $50.00.

 

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Name: Belisama Fire; I work with my mate of 22 years: Manannan MacLlyr
Path or Religion
: Wiccan/Pagan Witch, Initiated in 1972

Affiliation: Elder -- Great Fyre Tradition
U.S. State
registered with: California
Legally ordained
through Universal Life Church since 1995

Email: belisama@bonbon.net
Website
: http://www.freewebs.com/sacredfire/

Location: Sacramento, California
Types of ceremonies
I perform: Marriages, Handfastings, Baby Blessings/Naming Ceremonies, Divorces/Partings/Leave-takings, Requiems/Funerals. I will also perform Ceremonies for Same-Sex Couples and Multiple Partners.

I will travel: Negotiable
Cost of services
: I do not charge for my services, however food and/or gifts are always accepted. 

 

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Name: Urania Tami Griffith

Affiliation: The Interfaith Circle, Reclaiming Tradition Witchcraft

U.S. State registered with: I live in

California. In California, to know knowledge, one does not have to register to perform legal wedding services.*

Path or Religion: Reclaiming Tradition Witchcraft with a heavy dose of Hinduism and Taoism.

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 1998

Email: uraniawitch@yahoo.com

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: Outside of Marin County (county just north of San Francisco) I charge a travel fee.

Cost of services: For a simple wedding service I charge $150, my fees increase from there, depending on the desires of the clients.

 

*please check with the State of California to verify this information.

 

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Name: Szmeralda Shanel
Affiliation: Temple of Isis
Registered with U.S. State: California
Path or Religion: Fellowship of Isis, Goddess, Shamanic
Legally ordained: Yes
Performing weddings since: 2004
Email: Szmeralda@yahoo.com 
Website: n/a
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, 
coming of age etc.
I will travel: San Francisco Bay area
Cost of services: sliding scale depends on service
 
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Name: Rev. Mother Barbara Benjamin

Affiliation: Ordained Independent Catholic Priest

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Kitchen/Hedge Witch

Legally ordained: Yes, I am a fully ordained Independent Catholic Priest.

Phone: 714-721-5281

Email: theDovesBeloved@yahoo.com

Website: http://onepotwitchery.webs.com/

Location: Orange County, CA; another woman Priest is available in a sister church in Las Vegas.

I perform: Marriage Vow Renewals, Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Secular Weddings, Civil Ceremonies, Second marriage/Family Vows, Pet Weddings, and more (see additional services below).

I will travel: in and around the Orange County area. I have another woman Priest in a sister church in Las Vegas (please inquire).

Cost of services: $175 plus expenses ($60 deposit) - Please note that cost of services is listed for anything in types of ceremonies alone - Anything listed in additional services is all done by donation alone.

Additional services: Baby Naming Ceremonies, Baby Welcoming Ceremonies, Home Blessing, Home Clearings, Interfaith and Memorials, Passing Over, Croning, and Coming of Age.  Rites for those who have passed on, including lost of pets, and Memorials. Handparting, House Blessings, Spiritual Cleansing, Clearings and Banishings, Spiritual Counseling, Funerals and Memorials, Rites of Passage, First Bloods, Cronings/Sagings, and Divorces/Partings/Leavetakings.

 

Note from the Reverend Mother: I am available as a counselor, catechist of many religions, religious minister or a consultant.  Please feel free to contact me and ask any questions.  I love to help people in any way that I can, even if it is just to answer your questions.

 

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Name: Rev. Joel Schonbrunn

Affiliation: FoDLA Grove of the Bay (a chapter of FoDLA Fellowship of Druidism for the Latter Age) 

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Druidism, Celtic Reconstructionism & Neo-Paganism

Received Ordination from: FoDLA Mother Grove

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2007

Phone: 650-438-4181

Email: joel@schonbrunn.com

Website: www.groveofthebay.org

Location: Redwood City (Greater San Francisco Bay Region)

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, and Marriage Vow Renewals

I will travel: within California

Cost of services: Negotiable $100 base

 

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Names: Reverends Christine and Porter

Affiliation: Universal Life Church 

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path: Gwddonic - We are Third Degree Wiccan.

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church in 1992

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes.

Performing weddings since 1992

Email: revsdandc@gmail.com

Location: Chico, CA; Northern California area

We perform: handfastings, weddings, commitment ceremonies, Wiccanings, funerals, and general counseling in the Chico area

We will travel up to a 100 mile distance.

Cost of services: Fees are $150.00, but we do have a sliding scale and specials. 

 

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Name: Melissa Vennel

Affiliation: No affiliation

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Pagan Mystic

Received Ordination from: New Wiccan Church and Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2007

Phone: 916-607-4182

Email:  melissa@itisallwithin.us

Website: www.itisallwithincelebrations.com  

Location: Sacramento, CA

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Blessingways, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Handpartings/Divorce Rituals, Marriage Vow Renewals, Funeral Rites, Coming of age for girls/women, other rites of passage

I will travel: up to 100 miles around Sacramento

Cost of services: base price is $150.00, more depending upon my involvement and travel.  I offer a free initial consult and quote.

Additional services: I am also a "pastoral" counselor (working on MFT license).  I do intuitive Tarot Readings at $40 per reading.

 

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Name: Kathy Miller

AffiliationChurch of Mind, Body and Spirit 

Registered with U.S. StateCalifornia

Path or Religion: Spiritual

Received Ordination from: Church of Mind, Body, and Spirit

Performs legally recognized handfastings: yes

Performing weddings since: 2005

Phone: 661-816-1265

Email: churchofspiritualconnection@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.churchofspiritualconnection.com

LocationSouthern California

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals

I will travel: 85 miles

Cost of services: $125 to $200

 

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Name: Colleen Lemons, aka Cisis

Affiliation: Freelance Wiccan, High Priestess Clergy, Initiated Feb. 2, 1994

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Wiccan/Pagan

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church of Modesto, CA

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since February 23, 2002

Phone: 559-303-4966 or 559-688-6306

Fax: 559-688-8948

Email: colleen@withini.com

Website: www.withini.com

Location: Central California - Tulare, California

I perform: Legal & Non-legal Handfasting, Weddings, Vow renewals, Same-sex ceremonies

I will travel: 100 Miles

Cost of services: Ceremonies start at $100.00 (rates depend on if I write the ceremony)

 

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Name: Stacy Everett

Affiliation: Not affiliated with any particular temple or church.

Registered with U.S. State: California does not require registrations. Looking into registering with other states as well.

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Universal Ministries

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2004

Phone: 310-938-6117

Email: sylverweddings@gmail.com

Website: www.sylverweddings.com

Location: southern California

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: as far as needed.  Outside of 75 miles from zip code 92544 I require travel reimbursement.

Cost of services: $150 and up.   “Ask about our LGBT couples special”

Additional services: Wedding/Event Planning/Design, Beauty Services, Dress Rental

 

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Name: Mama Fortuna (dba "Mama Fortuna" - ordained under my legal name; either can appear on the documents)
Affiliation: Temple of Fortuna dot com, sole proprietor business with application under consideration as 501 (c) 3 church
Registered with U.S. State: California, no registration required
Path or Religion: Pagan
Received Ordination from: Church of Spiritual Humanism, a 501 (c) 3 Church headquartered in Pennsylvania
Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes
Performing weddings since: New to wedding services, I will work with you!
Email: MamaFortuna@TempleofFortuna.com
Website: http://www.TempleofFortuna.com
Location: Four counties – Los Angeles, Orange County, San Bernardino, Riverside
I perform: I will consider working with you on any type of legal, religious ceremony 
I will travel: Negotiable, depending on the contract.
Cost of services: Negotiable, must include compensation for mileage and drivetime unless the ceremony is held in my home.
Additional services: Bartending for legal age adult ceremonies, design of ceremonies, use of a 500 square foot, water-view room in my home for ceremonies. These services are free, if negotiated in advance, with your paid contract.

 

 

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Name:  Minister Connie Jones-Steward

Affiliation: Covenant of The Goddess, Fellowship of Isis

Registered with U.S. State: California does not require registration of clergy

Path or Religion:  New Thought, Goddess Spirituality, African Inspired Spirituality

Received Ordination from: Covenant of The Goddess, Fellowship of Isis, Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2003

Phone: 310-738-0541

Fax: 323-375-1691

Email: connie.jonessteward@gmail.com  

Website: www.aritetocelebrate.com

Location: Los Angeles, CA

I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Naming Ceremonies, Coming of Age Ceremonies for Girls

I will travel: flexible

Cost of services: varies

 

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Name:  Cynthia Gregory, Priestess

Affiliation Compost Coven, Inc.

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Compost Coven, Inc., and Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1995

Phone: 415-648-8454

Email: cynthia_gregory@comcast.net 

Website: www.cynthiaegregory.com 

Location: San Francisco, California

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Home Blessings, Rituals of Transformation

I will travel: within 30 miles of San Francisco

Cost of services:  Minimum rate $150 for simple ceremony with no travel outside San Francisco.

 

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Name: Reverend Sandra Palmer

Affiliation: Celtic Pagan/Witch/Solo Practitioner

Registered with U.S. State: You don't need to be registered in California, just ordained.

Ordained by Universal Life Church since 1998

Path or Religion: Eclectic Pagan

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1998

Phone: 707-542-0886

Email: Sandrapalmer@paganweddings.co.cc

Website: http://www.Paganweddings.co.cc

Location: Sonoma County, California

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, funerals, memorials, collarings, etc.

I will travel: The greater San Francisco Bay area.

Cost of services: varies

 

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Name: Crystal Blanton, HPs

Affiliation: Covenant of the Goddess, Family of the Rising Phoenix, Dance of the Spiritmoon

Registered with U.S. State: n/a

Path or Religion: Wiccan, Pagan, Interfaith

Received Ordination from: Covenant of the Goddess

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2003

Phone: 925-567-3302

Email: crystal@crystalblanton.com

Website: www.touchofamethyst.com or www.crystalblanton.com

Location: Bay Area, California

I perform: All ceremonies including weddings, handfastings, Wiccanings, baby blessings, commitment ceremonies, renewals, memorials, etc.

I will travel: Northern California

Cost of services: open for discussion

Additional services: readings, spiritual counseling, cleansings

 

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Name: Reverend Steve Whitters, D.D.

Affiliation: International Chaplain Association; World Christianship International Association of Clergy; God’s Living Words Ministries; New Horizon Ministries; Universal Life Monastery;  Gospel Truth Ministries.

Registered with U.S. State: California

Path or Religion: Christian, Pagan, Buddhism, Shinto, Tao, Sikhism; Native American; Mormonism, Wicca; Unitarian-Universalism, Judaism; Islam; Hinduism; Gnosticism; Enlightenment; Druze; Celtic Druidism.

Received Ordination from: International Chaplain Association; World Christianship International Association of Clergy; God’s Living Words Ministries; New Horizon Ministries; Universal Life Monastery.

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1990

Phone: (916) 214-3980

Email: whitters9570@yahoo.com

Websites: www.whitters.org

Location: In Northern California: Contra Costa County, El Dorado County, Napa County, Nevada County, Placer County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Solano County, Yolo County, and Yuba Counties.

I perform: All types of weddings and much, much more...to include any unity ceremony such as Hand-fasting, Roses, Sand, Candles, Wine, etc.  

I will travel: 50 miles from Sacramento

Cost of services: $150.00 to no more than $300.00

Additional services: Please see my list of other services here: http://www.whitters.org/services.php Contact me for more information.

 

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Name: Reverend Edward A. Sawyer, Ph.D., Th.D.

Affiliation: Temple of the Creation

Registered with U.S. State: Arizona and California (registration not required)

Path or Religion: Interfaith

Received Ordination from: Esoteric Interfaith Theological Seminary

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2010

Phone: 661-645-6903

Fax: None

Email: Rev_Sawyer@templeofcreation.org

Website: www.templeofcreation.org

Location: Phoenix area, Arizona (will travel to Southern California)

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Commitment and Marriage Vow Renewals (sexual orientation not relevant)

I will travel: Arizona and Southern California

Cost of services start at:

Initial Consultation: Free

Ceremony Design: $25.00

Rehearsal: $25.00

Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies and Renewals: $30.00

Wedding: $50.00

Additional services: Doctor of Theology - Design and officiating (if desired) of special ceremonies for most faiths including ancient rights; Home Blessings and Cleansings, and others on request.

 

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Name: Reverend Eileen Maki-Gober

Affiliation: Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. State: Oregon (Registration not required.)

Path or Religion: Non-Denominational

Received Ordainment from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2011

Phone: 503.974.HOPE (4673)

Email: info@OregonMinisters.com 

Website: www.OregonMinisters.com

Location: Based in Salem, OR

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, House Blessings, Counseling, and any other Ceremonies.

I will travel: 100 miles from Salem, OR (also available to perform weddings in California, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada)

Cost of services: Ceremonies with 10 people or less at the gathering are just $50.  For all others, the fee is $100.  If you would like to add any extras (Unity Candle, Sand Ceremony, Memorial Candle, etc.), extra ceremonies are $25 each.

Additional services: Photography, Custom Jewelry, Invitations and Announcements, and other gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLORADO

 

 

Name:  Rev. Dr. Sherry Dell

Affiliation Colorado Ecospiritual Center

Registered with U.S. State: Oregon, Minnesota, Colorado, Hawaii

Path or Religion:  I am an interfaith minister and work with all faiths; my own practice is nature-based

Legally ordained: yes

Performing weddings since 2002

Phone: 719-423-4306

Fax:  719-423-4307

Emailsherry@sherrydell.com                     

Websitewww.sherrydell.com        

LocationHood River, Oregon & Colorado Springs, CO

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Welcoming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Home Blessing, Home Clearings, Funerals.

I will travel: 50 miles with travel fee

Cost of services:  varies according to service; $350 for custom-designed wedding

Additional services: see my website

 

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Name: Joy Burton
Affiliation
: I am ordained with Universal Life Church and am currently with Living Earth, an open neo-Pagan circle and church.
Registered with U.S. State: Colorado
Path or Religion: Wicca. I work with all Nature-based and alternative spiritual paths, interfaith couples, and those who consider themselves atheist, pantheist, Universalist, Goddess-centered, or simply spiritual without being religious.
Legally ordained: Yes
Performing weddings since 1998
Phone: 720-344-1744
Email: hjburton@comcast.net
Website: www.livingearthcolorado.org and www.meetup.com/livingearth
Location: Littleton, CO (South Denver Area)
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Requiem/Memorial/Funeral Services. Every ceremony I perform is customized and unique.
I will travel: 50 miles
Cost of services: $250 for weddings and funerals. Sliding scale available. Includes preparation of ritual, keepsake book of ceremony, two meetings, and rehearsal in addition to the day of the service.

 

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Name: Kelly R. McCarthy

Affiliation: Sacred Well Congregation and Universal Life Church, I am the Air Force Advisor to the Military Pagan Network and co-lead an earth-centered cadet study group at the Air Force Academy.

Registered with U.S. State: Colorado

Path or Religion: Earth-based but work with all faiths, spiritualities, and skeptics to provide a clear intention and beauty to whatever event is being performed

Ordained: Yes

Performs legally recognized handfastings: yes

Performing weddings since 2005

Phone: 719-325-6261

Email: psychkelly@gmail.com

Location: Colorado Springs

I perform: weddings, handfastings, commitment ceremonies, invocations, clearings

I will travel: anywhere if you cover the fees outside a 60 mile radius

Cost of services: depends on the event and its complexity, most expensive would run $500 and cheapest is $50 (varies with time, travel, preparation, etc.)

Additional services: education to public or families about earth-centered and pagan lifestyles, counseling, rite of passage ceremonies and military ceremony invocations

 

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Name: Jim White aka Phoenix Morningstar
Affiliation
: Universal Life church
Registered with U.S. State: Colorado
Path or Religion: Wicca
Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church
Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes
Performing weddings since 2007
Email: jawhitesensei@bresnan.net
Location: Southern CO
I perform: Handfastings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Home Blessings
I will travel: 50 miles
Cost of services: Varies, usually donation plus travel expenses if any

 

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Name: Reverend Kim Tavendale

Affiliation: Independent Officiant

Registered with U.S. State: Colorado & Minnesota

Path or Religion: Spiritual, non-denominational, interfaith, and secular services performed

Received Ordination from: ULC (Universal Life Church)

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Phone: 561-306-4382

Email: kim@reverendkimtavendale.com

Website: www.reverendkimtavendale.com

Location: Denver/Boulder metro area, Colorado

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Marriages, Elopements, Handfastings, Baby blessings, Same-sex weddings/Commitment ceremonies, Marriage vow renewals, House blessings & Remembrance services.

I will travel: Throughout the Boulder/Denver metro area, outside the service area (travel charges may apply) in Colorado, and out of state by special arrangement.

Cost of services: $200 - $750: Costs are based on the complexity of the ceremony and include a keepsake certificate and copy of the ceremony. Please note that travel & accommodation charges may also apply if the ceremony is some distance.

Additional services: I am available to craft a special ceremony for any and all celebrations and occasions.

 

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Name:  Rev. Dale Angelee Bowman

Affiliation: Colorado Ecospiritual Center

Registered with U.S. State: Colorado

Path or Religion: Interfaith

Received Ordination from: Colorado Interfaith Seminary

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since:  1999 (full-time since 2008)

Phone:  719-660-8585

Email:  dangelee@comcast.net

Website:  www.revdalebowman.com

Location:  Colorado Springs, CO

I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, House and Land Blessings

I will travel: Within Colorado Springs, Black Forest and Monument

Cost of services: $300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONNECTICUT

 

Name: Shira G. Tarantino, HPS; Magickal Name: Lady Artemisia Cybele

Affiliations: Church of Spiritual Humanism (ordination); Circle of the Crescent Moon (Initiation and Dedication); Perfect Love Handfastings

Registered in: New York City (all five boroughs)

Spiritual Path: Gardnerian/Minoan Wiccan

Legally ordained: Ordained by the Church of Spiritual Humanism and licensed by the Office of the City Clerk of New York [license #75926].

Performing weddings since: 2007; Priestess of the Goddess since 2002

Email: shira@handfastings.org

Website: www.handfastings.org/perfectlove.htm

Locations: New York City, Westchester, NY and Stamford, CT.

Types of ceremonies I perform: Handfastings, Weddings, Same Sex Handfastings and Unions, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Rites of Passage.

I will travel: within the five boroughs of NYC; Westchester, NY and Southern Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Cost of services: Negotiable plus travel expenses

Additional services available: House Clearing & Blessing

 

Shira is the founder of Handfastings.org, est. Beltaine 2004.

 

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Name: The Honorable Steven R. Mullins
Affiliation: State of Connecticut
U. S. State Registered in: Connecticut
Path: Anglican / Episcopalian
Legally Ordained: No (but legally able to perform weddings)
Performing Weddings since: 1999
Phone:  203-824-4262
Email: SMullinsJPWH@aol.com
Website: http://www.whjp.net
Location: West Haven, Connecticut
Types of Ceremonies: Civil Marriage Ceremonies
I will travel: Services provided throughout the State of Connecticut.  Travel in excess of 25 miles to and from .41 per mile.
Cost of services: $150.00 for ceremony.  $50.00 for rehearsal.

 

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Name: Robert Waldo

Affiliation: Church of Seven Planes; Correllian Nativist Tradition; American Fellowship Church

Registered with U.S. State: Connecticut

Path or Religion: Interfaith; Correllian Nativist Tradition

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since 1973 (young at heart)

Email: RevRob@gmx.com

Website: http://www.ctclergy.com

Location: Connecticut

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, and Celebrations of Life.

I will travel: Western CT, SE NY (Outside NY City). Just about anywhere for a good reason.

Cost of services: Competitive for industry.  Weddings/Handfastings $200-$500+, depending on services, time, travel, and personal consultation time performed. Very willing to talk.

Additional services: Can provide assistant to work at ceremony, freeing up family and friends.

 

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Name: Maureen A Davis

Affiliation: Justice of the Peace

Registered with U.S. State: Connecticut

Path or Religion: unaffiliated

Received Ordination from: State of Connecticut

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Not on its own; however, I add the handfasting to the regular [legal] ceremony - handfastings are not recognized in CT [as a separate legal service without a religious officiant].

Performing weddings since Jan 2009

Phone: 203-826-7121

Email: madavis126@yahoo.com 

Website: http://www.maureendavisctjustice.com

Location: Fairfield County

I perform: Weddings, Vow renewals, handfastings as part of regular ceremony

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: $100

 

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Name: Suzanne A Rosenberg

Affiliation: No formal affiliation

Registered with U.S. State: Justice of the Peace, Connecticut

Path or Religion: Eclectic Pagan

Received Ordination from: n/a

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2008

Phone: 203 912-8632

Email: suzamy@gmail.com

Location: Woodbridge, CT
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Funerals, memorial/remembrance services

I will travel: Eastern Fairfield County, New Haven County, Western Middlesex County, CT

Cost of services: $100 (reduced fee for special circumstances)

Additional services: Premarital counseling (licensed clinical social worker)

 

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Name: Wanda L. De Coteau
Affiliation
: Nova Castria Interfaith Outreach Ministries & CT Justice of the Peace (Member: Connecticut Wiccan and Pagan Network [CWPN],

Foundation for Shamanic Studies, American Association of Wedding Officiants, Justice of the Peace Association)
Registered with U.S. State: Connecticut
Path or Religion: Pagan/Animist & Shamanic Practitioner
Received Ordination from: Nova Castria Interfaith Outreach Ministries
Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes
Performing weddings since January 2009
Phone: 860-448-6714
Email: atink@tvcconnect.net
Website: www.ATinker.info  (a bulletin board site)
Location: Groton, CT
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming
Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals,
I will travel: in Connecticut
Cost of services: Base Rate for simple ceremonies $75 (travel, rehearsals, & more complex ceremonies may have an additional charge)
Additional services: Life Transition Ceremonies, House & Business Blessings & Cleansings, various Spiritual Healing Techniques, & Civil Ceremonies

 

 

 

 

DELAWARE

 

Name: Rev. Kenneth Karpinski Sr.

Affiliation: Universal Life Church

Registered: Pa, NJ, Del

Path: Non-denominational

Legally ordained: yes

Performing Weddings Since: 2007

Phone 267-474-3575

Fax: 215-281-3027

Email: karpinski4137@verizon.net 

Location: Philadelphia, Pa.

Types of Ceremonies: Weddings, civil unions, marriage vow renewals, commitment ceremonies

I Will Travel: yes, but within reasonable distance.

Cost: $300 (plus expenses over 25 miles)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (Washington DC)

 

Name: Rev. Judith L. Guasch, M.Div., Wedding Officiant

Affiliation: Unitarian Universalist

Registered with U.S. State: None required in PA or MD, but am registered in DC

Path or Religion: Unitarian Universalist

Received Ordination from: Church of Spiritual Humanism

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2000

Phone: 717-222-9173

Email: LovelyWeddings@aol.com

Website: www.lovely-uniqueweddings.com

Location: S. Central PA, MD and DC

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: Unlimited - Travel Costs May Apply

Cost of services: Starting at $349.00

Additional services: Baby Namings, Funerals, Civil Unions, Customized Certificate with every Ceremony.

 

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Name: Erica Shadowsong (legally, Erica Wilmore, but I am in the process of changing my name and work professionally, including in my "mundane" life, with this name) 

Affiliation: None...I obtained a Universal Life Church ordination so that I could develop my own traditions.  I've officiated one wedding as such.  I also lead a peer-mentoring circle called the Moonlit Grove Initiates.  We are still in the very beginning stages but may seek nonprofit status down the road. 

Registered with U.S. State: Montgomery County, MD 

Path or Religion: Solitary eclectic pagan

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church 

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2010 

Phone: 703-498-9884 

Email: erica.shadowsong@gmail.com

Website: n/a

Location: VA/DC/MD metro region

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Handpartings 

I will travel: Within 50 miles 

Cost of services: Email or call for pricing

Additional services: House blessings/cleansings, storytelling/performance, group ritual leading at events if needed, mentorship, tarot reading, other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FLORIDA

 

Name: Lynda McDermott

Affiliation:  Druid church and Universal Life Church 

U.S. State registered with: Florida

Path or Religion: Druid

Are you legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2002

Phone: 561-686-8119

Fax: same, call first to set up

Email: ladyskara@juno.com

Location: West Palm Beach

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies and Marriage Vow Renewals

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: $30.00 for a wedding, $50.00 for a handfasting and any other ceremonies

 

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Name: Rev. falonMOON

Affiliation: Assembly of Friends Church-ATC,

Clearwater, Fl.

U.S. State registered with: Florida (Florida Notary)

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Legally ordained: Yes - ordinations include ULC, UM,

Rose Ministries, ULC Ordained Wytch, Temple of Wicca,

Church of Spiritual Humanism, Certified Wedding

Officiant.

Performing weddings since: 2001

Phone: 727-686-8751

Email: falonmoon@yahoo.com

Website: http://sacred-words.com

Location: Clearwater, Fl

I perform: Non-denominational Wedding Ceremonies,

Interfaith and Secular Weddings,

Handfastings (both legal and "year & a day" type),

Commitment of Love, Friendship Vows, Same Sex Unions,

Civil Ceremonies, Second Marriage/Family Vows,

Renewal of Vows, Pet Weddings, Memorials,

ALL Pagan Rites of Passage.

I will travel: Please inquire.

Cost of services: Please inquire.

 

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Name: Rev. John "yona gadadoli" Missing
Affiliation: Sacred Circle of Florida, Plant City, Fl.
Registered with U.S. State: Florida
Path or Religion: Eclectic Universalist
Legally ordained: Yes - originally Eastern Orthodox
Performing weddings since: 1989
Phone: 813-719-6580
Email: sacred.circle.florida@verizon.net
Website: http://www.myspace.com/sacredcircleflorida
Location: Plant City, Fl
I perform: Non-denominational Wedding Ceremonies, Interfaith 
"Blended" Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment of Love, Friendship 
Vows, Same Sex Unions, Second Marriage/Family Vows, Renewal of Vows, Memorials, Funerals, and ALL Rites of Passage.
I will travel: Please inquire.
Cost of services: Donation to Sacred Circle of Florida, Inc.
 
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Name: Rev. Paul J. Valois

Affiliation: Temple of the Divine Spirit, Correlian Tradition, ULC and Notary

State: Florida

Path: Pagan (all Faith)

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2001

Phone: 941-321-6711

Email: Revpauljv@aol.com

Location: North Port Fl.

I perform: All types of weddings, renewals and handfasting, customized to your magical day.

I will travel: 30 miles or to be determined upon circumstance.

Cost of services: to be determined.

 

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Name: Loraine Hill

Affiliation: ULC (Universal Life Church)

Registered with U.S. State: FL does not require registration, but ULC is based in California

Path or Religion: Wicca

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2007

Email: Lmhill@tampabay.rr.com 

Location: Tampa, FL

Types of ceremonies I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals (I only perform weddings of the Wiccan faith since this is my chosen path)

I will travel: 20 miles

Cost of services: $50

 

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Name: Rev. Cosette Paneque
Affiliation
: Covenant of the Goddess (CoG)
U.S. State registered with: Florida doesn't require registration; CoG is based in California
Path or Religion: Pagan/Wiccan
Legally ordained: Yes
Performing weddings since: 2007
Email: cosettefromjupiter@gmail.com
Website: http://unhub.com/cosette
Location: Miami, FL
I perform: Handfastings and other Pagan rituals and rites of passage
I will travel: Negotiable
Cost of services: Negotiable

 

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Name: Dr. Brian A. Mitchell, PhD

Affiliation: First Nation Church                                                           

Registered with U.S. States: Fl, SD, SC MI, KY, GA, AL, IL, WI, WV, VA and twenty nine other states.

Path: Wiccan High Priest, Native American Shaman, Clergy 

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 1985

Email: bluecampground@yahoo.com

Location: P.O. Box 435, Titusville, Fl 32781

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Native American Ceremonies, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies. Marriage Vow Renewals, and more. 

I will travel: No Limit

Cost of services: 0 to ? (Please contact for more info)

Additional services: Lectures, Teaching, Retreats, Mentor, Tarot Readings, Numerology, Astrology, Reiki, Alchemy, Candle Wax Reading, Angel Healing, Energy Cleansings, Alternative Holistic Healing, Herbal Treatment, Anointing, No-touch Healing, House Blessings, Blessings for people and pets, Reiki for pets, Blessings of any object.

 

***

 

Name:  Rev. Margaret A. Beat

Affiliation: My Heart is Yours Ministry, ULC, Spiritual Humanism, Universal Ministries

Registered with U.S. StateFlorida

Path or Religion: Wiccan/Spiritualist/Pagan

Ordained: Yes

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2008

Phone: 850-244-9513

EmailLadyAileen1@yahoo.com

Website: www.weddingsbyLadyAileen.com

Location: Emerald Coast-Ft Walton Beach, Destin, Navarre, Pensacola

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals (no matter race or sexual preference) etc.

I will travel no more than an hour---50 miles

Cost of services: $150.00

Additional services: with photos $225.00 with photos & book $300.00

 

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Name: Reverend Wendy Hauver, Wed by Wendy

Affiliation:   Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. State: Florida

Path or Religion:  Non-denominational. Hedgewitch

Received Ordination from:   Universal Life Church (second Ordination, changed church affiliation)

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2005

Phone: 813-949-6394

EmailReverendWendy@aol.com

Websitewww.wedbywendy.com

Location: Tampa Bay/Orlando Area (Central Florida)

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Civil Unions, Family Unity, Memorials, House Blessings and themed weddings.  I am a published writer and custom-write all of my vow ceremonies.

I will travel: 75 miles

Cost of services: Starts at $100 (depending on service and distance); Typical Wedding is $125-350

Additional services: Custom Vow Writing

 

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Name: Rev. Michael McBride

Affiliation: AAWO, ULC, Notary, Seven Planes Church, and Temple of Shadowlight,

State: Florida

Path: Interfaith Pagan

Received Ordination from: ULC and Correllian Nativist Tradition

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since: 1995

Phone: 941-462-9458

Email: revmichaelm@yahoo.com

Website: http://revmichaelmcbride.webs.com/

Location: Sarasota, Florida

I perform: All types of weddings, renewals and handfastings,

Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals

I will travel: 50 miles or to be determined upon circumstance.

Cost of services: to be determined.

 

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Name: Rev. Kathleen Snow

AffiliationUniversal Life Church, Temple of Wicca, Open Ministry 

Registered with U.S. State: Florida State Notary* as well as ordained minister

Path or Religion: Pagan

Received Ordination from: ULC

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2005

Email: kathleensnow@ymail.com

Websitehttp://s2.webstarts.com/weddingsbykathy/

Location: Ocala, Florida

I perform: Formal or Casual Weddings - All Denominations, Handfastings Legal or Year & a Day, Private Elopements
Vow Renewals, Dedication/Civil Ceremonies, Family Unity Ceremonies, Same Sex Commitments, Friendship Vows, 

I will travel: Tampa bay area. Will travel further - additional fees apply. Contact for info.

Cost of services: Pricing varies depending on ceremony

Additional services: Wiccanings / Paganings, House Blessing Ceremonies, Memorial Services

*A FL notary is able to perform weddings without being a minister; Rev. Kathleen is both a minister and a notary.

 

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Name: Priestess Kirsten Hott

Affiliation: The Black Wolf Temple 

Registered with U.S. State: Legally ordained (Fla. does not require registration) also Notary Public for the state of Florida

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: ULCM

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2010

Phone: 239-321-1202 (leave message if no answer)

Email: hottwitchmagick@aol.com  

Website: www.theblackwolftemple.com

Location: Ft. Myers/ Lehigh Acres Fla.

I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Funerals

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: varies depending on travel and services needed

Additional services: Wedding/handfasting planning, Photography

 

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Name: Rev. Greg Gordon

Affiliation: None

Registered with U.S. State: Ohio

Path or Religion:  Unitarian

Received Ordination from:  Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since May 2010

Phone: 614-260-5592

Email:  gregdgordon@gmail.com

Website:  www.OnTheSideOfAngels.net

Location: Central Ohio

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, plus any ceremonies desired by the couple (such as a honey ceremony)

I will travel: 200 miles if needed (anywhere in the state of Ohio) also to Indiana, Pennsylvania and Florida.

Cost of services:  $99 if couple comes to my location.  $199 if I travel to their location and it is short and sweet.  $250 if it is standard.  $399 if it is standard + rehearsal. Additional services: Some couples request a ceremony where my wife and I officiate at the same time.  (My wife is licensed in Ohio also)

 

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Name: Reverend Camille M. DeLise

Affiliation: OneSpirit Interfaith Seminary

Registered with U.S. State: New York       

Path or Religion: Interfaith / Inter-spiritual

Received Ordination from: OneSpirit Interfaith Seminary

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Phone: 516 431-2148

Emailrevcdelise@gmail.com

Website: under development

Location: Bainbridge, NY and Long Beach, NY

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc. as requested

I will travel: fifty miles from above NY locations; can also travel to Florida and Pennsylvania.

Cost of services:  250 – 450 U.S.D.

Additional services: music and video can be integrated into service(s)

 

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Name: Rev. Erica Nash, D. D.

Affiliation: Non-Denominational  

Registered with U.S. State: Florida

Path or Religion: Non-Denominational

Received Ordination from: St. Luke's Evangelical Church, Rose Ministries, Trinity Life Chapel

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2003 at Ordination

Phone: 321-541-7976

Email: marriedbyerica@gmail.com

Website: http://marriedbyerica.webs.com

Location: Northern, Central, Southern Brevard, Vero Beach & Some Orlando Areas

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: Up to 200 miles

Cost of services: By location and A La Carte

Additional services: House Blessings, Office Blessings, Vehicle Blessings 

 

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Name: Rev. Grant Balfour, D.D.

Affiliation: Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. State: Ordination filed in CA; I practice in FL

Path or Religion: Inter-denominational

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1999

Phone: 561-459-5095

Email: grantimatter@yahoo.com

Website: http://willyoumarry.us

Location: South Florida (Palm Beach County)

I perform: Weddings, civil unions, handfastings, christenings, house blessings

I will travel: 60-70 miles; please inquire if you are further away.  If you're willing to pay travel expenses, I'll go there!

Cost of services: see website

Additional services: I Ching consultation, Bible study.

 

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Name: Rev. MaeMoon, HPS of The Sacred Grove

Affiliation: W.O.W. West Orlando Witches Meetup and The Sacred Grove, Reverend of The Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. State: FL Notary Public

Path or Religion: Romavai, Eclectic Kitchen Witch

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2001

Phone: 262-939-7000

Emailmaemoon13@live.com

Website: http://www.meetup.com/WOW-West-Orlando-Witches/

Location: Central Florida and Orlando area

I perform: Non-denominational weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Rites of Passage, Counseling.  

I will travel: 100 miles from Orlando

Cost of services: Depends on travel time and ceremony, please call or email for rates. 

Additional services: Classes for A Year and a Day, Initiations, Funerals.

 

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Name: Reverend Steven House

Affiliation:  Church of Natural Origins

Registered with U.S. State: Florida, but no registration is specifically required.

Path or Religion: Pantheism

Received Ordination from:  Universal Ministries and Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2010, assisting since 1998

Phone:  (please contact me via email)

Email:  reverend_house@yahoo.com

Website: None at this time.

Location: Myakka City, Manatee County, Florida

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, or any requested by participants where no living creature is harmed.

I will travel: Around 75 miles

Cost of services: Simple local ceremonies $100, negotiable for travel or special requirements

 

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Name: Rev. David Terrell
Affiliation
: ULC
Registered with U.S. State: Florida and most other states
Path or Religion: Inter-Denomination
Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church
Performs legally recognized
handfastings: Yes
Performing weddings since: 2010, Ordained since 2000
Phone: 954-261-0072
Email:
revdavidterrell@gmail.com
Website:
www.consumatecouplings.com
Location: Broward, West Palm, Miami-Dade, Monroe Counties
I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, or any requested by participants where no living creature is harmed.
I will travel: Around 75 miles
Cost of services: Simple local ceremonies start at $100, negotiable for travel or special requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEORGIA

 

Names: Jennifer and Jeremy Crowe

Affiliation Temple of Wicca, Universal Life Church (ULC)

Registered with U.S. State: Georgia

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: both Temple of Wicca and ULC

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2007

Phone: 706-266-0469

Email: jennifercrowe84@hotmail.com

Location: LaFayette, GA

I perform: Weddings, handfasting, Wiccanings, same sex unions, blessings, cleansings, vows renewing, funerals, pet weddings

I will travel: Only in the US

Cost of services: depends on where you are and what you want.  Minimum is 100 dollars.

Additional services: Ask about them

 

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Name:  Rev. Michael Cheiron, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Family Wiccan Traditions International

Registered with U.S. State: Arkansas

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Family Wiccan Traditions International; Universal Brotherhood

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1964

Phone: 678-707-6188

Email:  michaelcheiron@gmail.com

Website: www.michaelcheiron.com 

Location: North Georgia

I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccaning, Rites of Passage, Funerals, Renewal of Vows, etc.

I will travel: Any distance where travel expenses are reimbursed

Cost of services: Start at $150 + travel expenses outside of 50 miles (Depends on complexity of ceremony)

 

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Name: Rev. Sally Collins

Affiliation: None

Registered with U.S. State: Not required in GA or TN

Path or Religion: Witch

Received Ordination from: ULC

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2005

Phone: 706-271-8446

Email: magickalhandfasting@yahoo.com

Website: www.magickalhandfasting.weebly.com

Location: N. GA/Chattanooga, TN

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Civil Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals

I will travel: As required

Cost of services: Starting at $150

Additional services: Professional Wedding Planner

 

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Name:  Angela Spears

Registered with U.S. State: Georgia

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Email: angelds77@hotmail.com

Location: Athens, Georgia

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, funerary services

I will travel: 200 miles

Cost of services: Depends on type of ceremony and required travel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAWAII

 

Name: Heath Wyld

Affiliation: Church of Spiritual Humanism

Registration: Licensed to perform marriages and civil unions in the State of Hawaii.  License number 2012-00305, received on January 23, 2012.  Officiant business registration approved on February 15, 2012 for Wild Green Ceremonies, LLC

Path or Religion: Humanist (formerly Pagan, see below for details)

Received Ordination from: Church of Spiritual Humanism, January 11, 2012.

Performs legally recognized handfastings:  Yes!

Performing weddings since: 2012

E-mail: Heath@wildgreenceremonies.com

Website: http://www.abeachweddingmaui.com/

Location: the Big Island of Hawaii

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Civil Unions, Handfastings, outdoor Baby Sainings by torchlight or candle light, Vow Renewals, funerals and ash scatterings.

I will travel: to any Hawaiian Island.  Haleakala National Park on Maui is also a spectacular location.

Cost of services: see website

Additional Services: Wedding Coordination

 

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Name: C. Siobhan (say: sha-von) Halstead
Affiliation: Pagan, ordained with ULC since 1994
U.S. State registered with: Hawaii (county of Maui)
Path or Religion: Pagan, Celtic Shaman
Legally ordained: Yes
Performing weddings since: 1994
Phone: 808-573-1369
Email: mauigoddess13@yahoo.com 

Website: mauihandfasting.com 
Location: Maui
I perform Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Parting of Ways, other rites of passage
I will travel: Anywhere on Maui, off island if expenses paid
Cost of services: Generally, I charge $150 for basic handfasting/wedding ceremonies.

I can also offer coordination services (leis, flowers, bag piping, toast, photography etc.) for additional costs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IDAHO

 

Name: Reverend Eileen Maki-Gober

Affiliation: Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. State: Oregon (Registration not required.)

Path or Religion: Non-Denominational

Received Ordainment from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2011

Phone: 503.974.HOPE (4673)

Email: info@OregonMinisters.com 

Website: www.OregonMinisters.com

Location: Based in Salem, OR

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, House Blessings, Counseling, and any other Ceremonies.

I will travel: 100 miles from Salem, OR (also available to perform weddings in California, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada)

Cost of services: Ceremonies with 10 people or less at the gathering are just $50.  For all others, the fee is $100.  If you would like to add any extras (Unity Candle, Sand Ceremony, Memorial Candle, etc.), extra ceremonies are $25 each.

Additional services: Photography, Custom Jewelry, Invitations and Announcements, and other gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ILLINOIS

 

The Illinois section of this web page is dedicated in memory of Karen Jackson of Temple of the Four Winds.

 

 

Name: Rev. Daniel G. Barry
Path or Religion: Unitarian Universalist /Pagan
Affiliation: Universal Life Church; member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockford, Ill.
U.S. State registered with: Illinois
Legally ordained: Yes, since 1985 (I was originally ordained in a Christian Church,

and recently transferred my credentials with the ULC (Universal Life Church). Being

drawn to Earth religions, I have completed 1st degree Wiccan study and continue to

explore the ancient and contemporary Nature paths).
Years of Experience in performing weddings: Since 1985
Phone: 815-963-5873
Email: rocknprchr@msn.com

Location: Rockford, Illinois
Types of ceremonies I perform: I have performed weddings, vow renewals, baby dedications, and Christian baptismal rites since 1985, mostly in outdoor settings like National, State, & City parks and backyard gardens (Nature has always been my most sacred space). I’ve always enjoyed tailoring each ceremony to the participants’ desires and will do my best to guide (or be guided in) the arrangements to make your special event everything you envision.
I will travel: Negotiable.
Cost of services: Travel expenses beyond 50 miles is nice, otherwise I have no fees, as I consider it an honor to be available for ceremonies.

 

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Name: Paulette Reynolds

Affiliations: Sanctuary of the Crescent Moon, Covenant of the Goddess and Pagan Pride Project International

U.S. State registered with: Illinois

Path or Religion: Dianic Wiccan

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since 1997

Email: Sanctaluna@hotmail.com

Website:  http://sanctamoon.8m.com

Location: Illiana region of NW Indiana and the greater Chicagoland areas

I perform the following ceremonies: Wiccan - can be performed:  Handfastings, Wiccanings, Marriage Vow Renewals, Passing Over, Croning, and Coming of Age. I also am experienced in performing ceremonies from different cultural traditions within the Wiccan path (Egyptian, Celtic, Norse, Faery, Graceo-Roman, etc.)

I will travel: Only within the general Illiana areas of Illinois and Indiana.

Cost of services: My services are free of charge, but a gift of statuary for our Temple is welcomed.

NOTE: Lady Paulette currently holds credentials through Covenant of the Goddess (CoG), as a recognized member of the Clergy.  She has served as High Priestess of Sanctuary of the Crescent Moon (Highland, Indiana), since 1996.  Lady Paulette officiates at Wiccan weddings only.   
 
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Name: Ruth Souther

Affiliation: Edge of Perception

Registered with U.S. State: Illinois

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Sanctuary of Formative Spirituality

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1995

Phone: 217-341-2768

Email: ruthsouther@nwcable.net 

Website: www.elementalritesofpassage.com

Location: Springfield, IL

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Coming of Age, Croning, Death Rites & other customized rites of passage ceremonies.

I will travel: 100 miles

Cost of services: Approx. $150, further rates on website

 

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Name:  Elaine Cason

Affiliation: Sanctuary of Formative Spirituality

Registered with U.S. State: Springfield, Illinois

Path or Religion: Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Sanctuary of Formative Spirituality

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1990

Phone: 217-801-1536

Email: Synrgy@sbcglobal.net

Website: www.elementalritesofpassage.com

Location: Springfield, Illinois

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Passage Ceremony.

I will travel: 250 miles

Cost of services: $150.00 + mileage

 

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Name: Anita Vaughan

Affiliation: Celebrant Foundation & Institute

Registered with U.S. State: Illinois

Path or Religion: none, but experienced in working with couples from various backgrounds, including Pagan and Wiccan

Received Ordination from: Universal Brotherhood

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2008

Phone: 224-645-9217

Email: anitaweds@gmail.com

Website: www.anitaweds.com

Location: Chicago and surrounding suburbs

I perform: I perform personalized Weddings and Commitment ceremonies, including Handfasting rituals; Vow Renewals; Baby Naming and Baby Blessings; Birthday Celebrations; Coming-of-Age Ceremonies

I will travel: up to an hour from O'Hare airport

Cost of services: varies

Additional services: The ceremonies I create are completely customized to reflect the people involved - no two are the same. I work closely with couples to create their wedding ceremonies, giving them complete control over the final product.

 

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Name: Michelle Oxman, Ordained Clergy Person

Affiliation: Church of Spiritual Humanism

Registered with U.S. State: No registration is required in Illinois

Received Ordination from: Church of Spiritual Humanism

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Performs handfastings in legally recognized marriage ceremonies and in commitment ceremonies. The handfasting itself has no legal significance in Illinois. The marriage license and certificate are the legal documentation.  

Performing weddings since 2008

Phone: 847-558-9797

Fax: 847-328-0609

Emailmichelle@aceremony4u.com

Website: www.aceremony4u.com

Location: Evanston, IL

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: 100 miles

Cost of services: Variable, depending on whether there is a rehearsal. Discount for active military.

Additional services: Memorial services, House blessings

 

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Name: Rev. Tom Maluga

Affiliation: non-denominational

Registered with U.S. State: no registration is required in Illinois or Indiana

Path or Religion: Christian

Received Ordination from: Ordination Council of Ministers from various denominations and non-denominational

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1986

Phone: (optional)  773-865-8540

Fax:  773-736-6970

Email: celebratelove@gmail.com  

Website: www.celebrate-your-love.com  

Location: Chicago, Illinois; can also perform weddings in Indiana (Lake County)

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, and Memorial Services.

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: depends on type of ceremony

Additional services: My specialty is personalized celebrations of love that include sharing a couple's "Journey of Love" story as part of their ceremony.  Memorial Services are also a Celebration of Love and Life.

 

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Name: Rev. Jeffrey L. Mack

Affiliation: Gaia Spirit Circle of the Three Rivers 

Registered with U.S. State: Not needed in Iowa or Illinois

Path or Religion: Pagan/Wicca, nontraditional, nondenominational

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church Monastery

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Phone: 309-517-3507

Email: jeffrey.mack@mchsi.com

Location: Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Blessings for health and babies, end of life passage, vow renewal and more.

I will travel: 100 mile radius

Cost of services: Gas expenses, meals and lodging if needed (fees are subject to your satisfaction of the event).

Additional services: I specialize in personalized weddings and handfastings as a part of a legal wedding, indoor or outdoor. I can use your written ceremony or I can custom design one for you.

 

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Name: Rev. Pamela

Affiliation: Pagan Minister, FriendGathering.com & Chicago Pagans

Registered with U.S. State: I am in Illinois, and no registration is needed

Path or Religion: Daughter of Avalon, Hereditary Witch and Eclectic Pagan

Received Ordination from: Interfaith Minister Ordained from Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2000

Phone: 773-307-2128

Email: RevPam@ChicagoPagans.net

Website: http://ChicagoPaganWedding.com 

Location: Chicago, IL

I perform: Weddings in my home or yours, Courthouse Wedding Alternative, Illinois Civil Union, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, and private spell work available

I will travel: I can officiate in the states of Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois and I add a travel charge by the mile.

Cost of services: Please check my website, ChicagoPaganWeddings.com for pricing & custom wedding packages, including bed & breakfast for the wedding couple

Additional services: Get married at a REAL Magickal Manor in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago! Pine Manor is the private home of a Pagan Minister with a Magickal garden perfect for small intimate Weddings, Civil Unions, Handfastings and Wiccanings.

§  Historic Pine Manor is one of the original homes in this Chicago's NW Suburb, conveniently located right next to public transportation. If you're looking for a private specialized ritual that captures the Magick of your love for each other - Pine Manor is the perfect place! Home cooked catering and complete event planning available to handle your entire event.

§  Private spell work and references are available upon request.

§  Rev. Pamela makes handmade handfasting cords: http://HandfastingCord.net

 

 

 
 

 

 

INDIANA

 

Name: Lady Breanna Windancer
Affiliation: Dragon Clan Circle
Path: Eclectic Wiccan
State registered with: Indiana
Legally ordained: Yes
EXPERIENCE: 3 Yrs.
Phone: (812) 849-3466
EMAIL: Windancer4@hotmail.com Website:
HTTP://WWW.GEOCITIES.COM/DRAGON_CLANCIRCLE 
Location: Mitchell, IN
I perform: All types of ceremonies
I will travel: Southern Indiana
Cost of Services: Donations accepted, + Travel / Lodging expenses

 

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NameRev. Cheryl L. Grice

Affiliation:  Spiritual Non-denominational; Universal Life Church

US State Registered withIndiana

Path or Religion:  Free spiritual, nature based, elements of Christianity, Wicca, and Native American beliefs

Legally Ordained:  Yes

Performing weddings since:  2004

Phone: 765-286-2816

Fax:  707-924-0931

Emailnewdestinationweddings@gmail.com

Website: http://newdestinationweddings.com

LocationMuncie, Indiana

Types of Ceremonies:  I have performed weddings, vow renewals, handfastings, and separation ceremonies since 2005, mostly in outdoor settings like parks and backyards (there is just something more spiritual about being in contact with nature), but in indoor locations as well.  I work with my clients to customize each ceremony to their desires and needs.  I am legally ordained and can officiate both ceremonial and legal joinings.

I will travel:  up to 100 miles - sometimes more depending on circumstances - travel costs $0.50 per mile on average

Cost of Services:  Simple customized ceremony $100 on average

 

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Name: Jeramie Southwood

Affiliation: Full Gospel Assembly Church of God Interfaith and non-denominational  

Registered with U.S. State: State of Indiana

Path or Religion: non-denominational

Legally ordained: yes

Performing weddings since 2005

Phone: 812-691-2867

Email: jeramiesouthwood@yahoo.com 

Website: n/a

Location: Southern Indiana

Types of ceremonies I perform: all weddings naming ceremonies renewals, etc. interfaith and non-denominational

I will travel: within Indiana

Cost of services: Donations and cost of travel/lodgings

Additional services: just ask

 

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Name: Rev. David C. Sassman

Affiliation: Pagan Educational Network

Registered with U.S. State: Indiana

Path or Religion: Celtic Wicca

Received Ordination from: Circle Sanctuary

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1998

Phone:  (317) 313-3710 or (317) 313-3710

Email: indywiz@yahoo.com

Location: Central Indiana

I perform Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.)

I will travel: 50-75 miles

Cost of services: $200.00

Additional services: Let’s talk about your needs and wants.

 

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Name: Kevin Gardner

Affiliation: Temple of Ishtar, Also I hold a Bishop's position in the Fourwinds Fellowship, an interfaith organization

Registered with U.S. State: Indiana

Path or Religion: Wicca

Ordained: Yes through both the ULC and Church of Seven Plains

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes.  We also do Funeral Services

Performing weddings since: around 1986

Email: Highpriest@ladyishtar.org

Website: www.ladyishtar.org

Location: Clay City, IN

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Funerals, Requiems, etc.

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: Negotiable

Additional services: Pastoral Counseling, courses in Celtic Traditional Wicca, as well as legally recognized Handfastings in the state of IN.  I also do a Prison Ministry at the Federal Prison in Terre Haute IN.

 

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Name: Reverend Tina Thompson
Affiliation
:  The Monastery of The Universal Life Church
R
egistered in the State Of Indiana, South Bend.  (but plan to be registered in Ny. and Az.)
Path
of Universal Belief
Ordination from
Universal Life Church
Performs: all ceremonies including handfasting, since 2010.
Phone:  (574) 329-0497
Email:
allreligionsunite@hotmail.com
Location:  South Bend, Indiana (and surrounding areas).
I will perform all ceremonies.
I will travel: anywhere within reason. But may be willing to register in any state if needed.
Costs
: will very on location and type of service.
Additional Services:  I can and am willing to perform any and all ceremonies.

 

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Name: Rev. Tom Maluga

Affiliation: non-denominational

Registered with U.S. State: no registration is required in Illinois or Indiana

Path or Religion: Christian

Received Ordination from: Ordination Council of Ministers from various denominations and non-denominational

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1986

Phone: (optional)  773-865-8540

Fax:  773-736-6970

Email: celebratelove@gmail.com  

Website: www.celebrate-your-love.com 

Location: Chicago, Illinois; can also perform weddings in Indiana (Lake County)

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, and Memorial Services.

I will travel: 50 miles

Cost of services: depends on type of ceremony

Additional services: My specialty is personalized celebrations of love that include sharing a couple's "Journey of Love" story as part of their ceremony.  Memorial Services are also a Celebration of Love and Life.

 

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Name: Rev. Greg Gordon

Affiliation: None

Registered with U.S. State: Ohio

Path or Religion:  Unitarian

Received Ordination from:  Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since May 2010

Phone: 614-260-5592

Email:  gregdgordon@gmail.com

Website:  www.OnTheSideOfAngels.net

Location: Central Ohio

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, plus any ceremonies desired by the couple (such as a honey ceremony)

I will travel: 200 miles if needed (anywhere in the state of Ohio) also to Indiana, Pennsylvania and Florida.

Cost of services:  $99 if couple comes to my location.  $199 if I travel to their location and it is short and sweet.  $250 if it is standard.  $399 if it is standard + rehearsal. Additional services: Some couples request a ceremony where my wife and I officiate at the same time.  (My wife is licensed in Ohio also)

 

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Name: Rev. Pamela

Affiliation: Pagan Minister, FriendGathering.com & Chicago Pagans

Registered with U.S. State: I am in Illinois, and no registration is needed

Path or Religion: Daughter of Avalon, Hereditary Witch and Eclectic Pagan

Received Ordination from: Interfaith Minister Ordained from Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2000

Phone: 773-307-2128

Email: RevPam@ChicagoPagans.net

Website: http://ChicagoPaganWedding.com 

Location: Chicago, IL

I perform: Weddings in my home or yours, Courthouse Wedding Alternative, Illinois Civil Union, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, and private spell work available

I will travel: I can officiate in the states of Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois and I add a travel charge by the mile.

Cost of services: Please check my website, ChicagoPaganWeddings.com for pricing & custom wedding packages, including bed & breakfast for the wedding couple

Additional services: Get married at a REAL Magickal Manor in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago! Pine Manor is the private home of a Pagan Minister with a Magickal garden perfect for small intimate Weddings, Civil Unions, Handfastings and Wiccanings.

§  Historic Pine Manor is one of the original homes in this Chicago's NW Suburb, conveniently located right next to public transportation. If you're looking for a private specialized ritual that captures the Magick of your love for each other - Pine Manor is the perfect place! Home cooked catering and complete event planning available to handle your entire event.

§  Private spell work and references are available upon request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IOWA

 

Name: Marty Anne Brobst

Affiliation: The Church of Spiritual Humanism

Registered with U.S. State: Iowa

Path or Religion: Wicca/Pagan

Legally ordained: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Email: morning_doe_92103@yahoo.com

Location: Fort Dodge, Ia. area

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: 30 miles

Cost of services: free will donation

 

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NameChrissy Dunham (Tanaradiana or Gypsy) and Chris Dunham (Thunder)

Affiliation: Coven of the Blessed Lady

Registered with U.S. State: Iowa

Path or Religion: Strega path

Legally ordained:  Yes

Performing weddings since 2000

Phone:  (319) 936-6901 or (319) 936-6944

Email: covenoftheblessedlady@yahoo.com or tanaradiana@yahoo.com

Website: We have a Yahoo group called IaFreeSpiritsPagans.

Location: Iowa City/Coralville

Ceremonies I perform: weddings/handfastings, Wiccanings/baby namings, last rites, pregnancy blessings, renewal of vows, same sex handfastings/weddings, coming of age ceremonies (boy or girl)

I will travel: 2 hours from my home (app. 120 miles)

Cost of services: cost of gas, singers or coven member participation (free will donations), if they have to drive as well then the cost of their gas, but we try to carpool together.

Additional services: Teaching, reiki healing, meditation, pastoral counseling, event organizing and running various types of workshops.

 

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Name:  Rev. Carol A. Ingle; Magical name Amaranta Raven Rahiamon

Affiliation: Unitarian Universalist Pagan Minister / holistic healer

Registered with US State: Iowa

Path or ReligionStregheria Romanian Gypsy Witch

Legally ordained: yes

Performing weddings since: 1986

Phone: 563-323-1784

E-Mail: wolf46@mchsi.com

Location: Davenport, Iowa - Quad City area

Mailing Address: 306 South Hazelwood Ave, Davenport IA, 52802-2155

Types of Ceremonies:  I perform legal and spiritual handfastings/ weddings/ union rites.  I specialize in creating rituals that reflect both the individual and the couple. Together we will walk down, or around, the wedding aisle and fashion a ceremony that is unique to you. I can also craft rituals that reflect Pagan principles and beliefs without shocking your non-Pagan guests. It would be an honor to work with you and to help plan any of your blessed events.  For handfastings, I can either perform a legally binding handfasting, or an informal year-and-a-day type.  Same-sex couples are encouraged to contact me, for all love is valid in the eyes of the Lord and the Lady. 

I am available to help create and perform non-denominational rituals that are geared towards highly pluralistic and/or conservative groups.  Please contact me to find out more about tailoring a ceremony to you and your needs.

Other Rites of Passage: Namings, Paganings, Wiccanings, Croning, and Rites for those who have passed on, including lost of pets, and Memorials.

Other Services: Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Handparting, House Blessings, Spiritual Cleansing, Clearings and Banishings, Spiritual Counseling

      I am available as a religious minister or a consultant.  I love to help people in any way that I can, and even if it is just to have someone to answer questions, email me and I will answer as soon as I receive it.

I will travel: up to 100 miles in any direction .50 cents per mile. I require at least 90 days prior notice for out of town ceremonies decent lodging and time are compensated. 

Rates: My rates vary depending upon the distance of travel and the couple's budget. In general (not including travel) 3% of the total cost of your handfasting or - $25 to $150.  Rites of Passage: $25.00, other rituals: $50, entirely up for discussion. 

 

 

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Name:  CarrieRenee Clark

Affiliation: I'm ordained under the Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. State:  I don't believe that we have to be registered here in Iowa with the state

Path or Religion: Egyptian

Legally ordained: yes through Universal Life Church since 2006

Performing weddings since 2006

Email: child_o_bast@hotmail.com, or CarrieRenee.Clark@gmail.com

Location: in the Des Moines, Iowa area

Types of ceremonies I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.  I have no problem doing same sex ceremonies as well. I like to meet with the people and tailor a ceremony to what they want.

I will travel: 2-3 hours from Des Moines – roughly 150 to 180 miles

Cost of services:  Normal expenses, gas, lodging; I request that the couple make a donation to an animal shelter, or if they like, buy a couple bags of food that I can donate to a shelter here in Des Moines that I help out with.

Additional services: not that this time, my schedule really isn't permitting me to do any counseling.

 

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Name:  Jackie or Brian Kraus

Affiliation:  Universal Life Church

Registered with U.S. StateIowa

Path or Religion:  Pagan and Celtic

Legally ordained:  Yes

Performing weddings since 2003

Phone:  319-456-2244

Fax:  Same as above just let us know first!

Email:  crazylady012855@yahoo.com  celticantler@yahoo.com or motherearthsbounty@yahoo.com  

Location: Washington County, Iowa

Types of ceremonies we perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: From hwy 35 east and hwy 80 south.  We will also perform Ceremonies here at our home in the garden.

Cost of services:  Goodwill donation (if you have it) plus the cost of gas.

Additional services:  Ask and we will do our best to help you out

 

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Name: Shannon Webber (Lunarprayers)
Affiliation: Universal Life Monastery
Registered with U.S. State: Iowa
Path: Strega (pagan)
Ordained: Yes
Since: Jan 2008
Phone: (cell) 319-310-8862
Email: lunarprayers@aol.com 
Location: Vinton, IA
Types of Ceremonies: Handfastings, Last rites,
Wiccanings, blessings, renewal of vows, etc.
Will travel: 150 mile radius
Cost of services: goodwill donation or mileage
Other services: Reiki Master
 
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Name: Johanna Burdinie
Affiliation
: none
Registered with U.S. State: Iowa
Path or Religion: Pagan
Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church
Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes
Performing weddings since 2008
Email: johanna.firespirit.wsmentor@gmail.com
Location: Iowa City, IA.
I perform:  Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Death Rites
I will travel: Yes - 150 miles or so from Iowa City
Cost of services: negotiable
Additional services: Reiki sessions, I teach Reiki, Tarot readings, stone readings, counseling (to a point).

 

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Name: La Homa (Homie) Simmonds (I prefer to be called Homie, but my certificate says La Homa)

Affiliation: Universal Life Church, Touch of Enchantment Network

Registered with U.S. State: Iowa

Path or Religion: Universal/Pagan

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: yes

Performing weddings since: 2009

Phone: 515-230-3029

Email: homiesimmonds@touchofenchantment.com

Location: Boone, Iowa

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Crossing Over - Funerals

I will travel: 100 miles

Cost of services: depends on drive and how much time involved – just call and we can talk about it.

Additional services:  I am a Reiki practitioner and a Holistic Practitioner at the Touch of Enchantment Network in Boone, Iowa. Please call for Holistic Wellness. I do perform many different healing modalities. Just call and ask.

 

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Name: Rev. Jeffrey L. Mack

Affiliation: Gaia Spirit Circle of the Three Rivers 

Registered with U.S. State: Not needed in Iowa or Illinois

Path or Religion: Pagan/Wicca, nontraditional, nondenominational

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church Monastery

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2009

Phone: 309-517-3507

Email: jeffrey.mack@mchsi.com

Location: Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Blessings for health and babies, end of life passage, vow renewal and more.

I will travel: 100 mile radius

Cost of services: Gas expenses, meals and lodging if needed (fees are subject to your satisfaction of the event).

Additional services: I specialize in personalized weddings and handfastings as a part of a legal wedding, indoor or outdoor. I can use your written ceremony or I can custom design one for you.

 

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Name:  Reverend Susan Gilbert

AffiliationSkywatchers Circle

Registered with U.S. State: Iowa

Path or Religion: Pantheist Green/Hedge Witchcraft

Received Ordination from: Church of Spiritual Humanism

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 1995

Phone: 319-321-7595

Emailsue@rapidcreek.org

Location: Iowa (Iowa City)

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Crone Ceremonies.

I will travel: 100+ miles/2 hours travel time.  Further if special arrangements are requested.

Cost of services: $50.00 non-refundable deposit to hold date.  $100.00 to $200.00 depending on time involved in creating ceremony.  Special requests and theme ceremonies may cost more to cover cost of vestments, robes, overnight stays and altar properties.

Additional services: I have always performed same sex commitment ceremonies and now that Iowa has legalized same sex marriage, I gleefully perform same sex wedding ceremonies.  I enjoy holiday weddings and theme ceremonies. I have performed Renaissance ceremonies, historical re-enactor weddings, cowboy ceremonies and Native American based services.

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Name: Reverend Catherine Foy

Affiliation: Universal Life Church, 1988

Registered with U.S. State: No registration required in Iowa.

Path or Religion:  Neo-shamanic, respects all paths and religions

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 2000

Phone: 563-323-0481

Email: cattfoy@earthlink.net

Website: www.cattfoy.com (currently under revision)

Location: Davenport, Iowa

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, House Blessings.

I will travel: Within a two-hour radius of the Quad Cities

Cost of services: $75 for simple ceremony, $100 for others, plus travel costs, lodging and mileage if outside of the Quad Cities area.

Additional services: Spiritual counseling, paranormal investigations, house cleansing.  

 

 

 

 

 

KANSAS

 

Name: Rev. Shelaine Hamby

Affiliation:  Affiliated with The Church of the Mystic Moon of Kansas and soon Hearthside Pagan Fellowship Church in Missouri (as soon as our paper work goes through – call for details)

Registered with U.S. State: Kansas and soon Missouri

Path or Religion:  Eclectic Wiccan

Received Ordination from: The Church of the Mystic Moon

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since: 1999

Phone: 816-810-7908

Email: sarahyves@yahoo.com

Website: coming soon

Location: Kansas & Missouri

I Perform: Traditional Handfastings, Legal Handfastings, Rainbow Handfastings, Polyamorous Handfastings and Inter-faith Marriages, Wiccanings, All Rites of Passages and Requiem or Funeral Rites.

I will travel: to the borders of Kansas & Missouri

Cost of services: $50.00 initial ceremony fee which includes 100 mile round trip travel radius. After the 100 mile travel radius there is a $0.50 cents a mile travel fee. There may be hotel expenses if needed.

Additional services: Active Listening (I am not a licensed counselor so I do not offer counseling)

 

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Name: Annie Dragonfairie

Affiliation: Non-Denominational

Registered with U.S. States: Oklahoma; Texas needs no registration.

Path or Religion: A path of Nature

Received Ordination from: Universal Ministries

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings, Handfastings, and memorials since 2004

Phone number: 918-284-0278

Email: anniedragonfairie@cox.net

Website: www.DragonFireCeremonies.com

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma

I perform: Handfastings $60-$110, Weddings $60-$110, Remembrances $60-$110, Rites of Passage $60-$110, Commitment Ceremonies $60-$110, Funerals $60-$110, Tarot Readings $10-$60, Energy Readings $10-$60, Astral Journeys $10-$60, Naming Ceremonies $60-$110, Healing $10-$60, Scrying $10-$60, Cleansings $60-$100, Spiritual Counseling $30-$60, Vow Renewals $60-$110, Wiccanings $60-$110 (subject to change; contact officiant directly for current pricing)

I will travel: I am able to perform services in Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas as of right now.  This is hopefully soon going to be a bigger list of states.

Cost of Weddings, Handfastings, and Memorial services range from $60 to $110, and yes, there is a travel fee if outside of the Tulsa, Oklahoma city limits. Right now there is a .75 cent fee per mile one way for services not requiring a day before rehearsal and $1 fee per mile one way for those requiring a day before rehearsal. All fees are subject to change; please visit website to check for pricing.

Cost of other services: Varies. Please visit website to view more details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KENTUCKY

 

Name: Gwynpriodas: The Unique Wedding Specialists (Tina Bigham)

Affiliation: Various, we have 5 officiants on staff. 2 are Church of the Universal Light, 3 are Universal Life Church

U.S. State: Kentucky and Ohio [pending registration*]

Path or Religion: Various, we have 1 Wiccan, 1 Druid, and 3 Eclectic Pagans

Legally ordained: Yes on all 5

Performing weddings since 2005

Phone: (859) 240-1531

Email: gwynpriodas@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.myspace.com/gwynpriodas

Location: Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky

Ceremonies we perform: We will perform Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, and Marriage Vow Renewals at this time. We are looking to expand into other types of ceremonies at a later time.

We will travel: We like to keep it within 1 day’s drive time (6 to 8 hours or within 500 miles)

Cost of services: $75 to $125 in Greater Cincinnati/Northern KY, depending on ceremony requirements and equipment needed; will negotiate with persons outside of our local area: if we have to travel, we would expect travel and accommodation expenses in addition to the agreed base price.

     

*state registration pending – please contact Gwynpriodas for more information.

 

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Name: Rev. Moore, aka Lady G.

Affiliation: Changing Visions Spiritual Sanctuary

Registered with U.S. State: Louisville, KY

Path or Religion: Eclectic Wiccan; Pagan

Received Ordination from: Universal Brotherhood Movement, INC; ULC

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2006

Phone: 502-589-8300

Email: matrixandchange@bellsouth.net

Website: www.myspace.com/matrixandchange 

Location: Louisville Metro area

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Memorials, etc.

I will travel: 25 miles

Cost of services: negotiable

Additional services: open rituals

 

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Name: Bishop Edward Mitchell Dodson

Affiliation: Body of Christ

Registered with U.S. State: Covington, Kentucky

Path or Religion: Any; it is open for me

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: YES

Performing weddings since 2010

Email: bishopedwardmitchelldodson@yahoo.com

Location: Northern Kentucky and Ohio, but will go anywhere if travel expenses are paid (see travel details below).

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, and Marriage Vow Renewals

I will travel: Anywhere – see locations above. (Note: I will travel to Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio for free, but for anywhere else travel expenses must paid for me get up there to them with 2 other people and a place as well.) Contact officiant for details.

Cost of services: see above

Additional services: That is up to the person; I do anything - just ask.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOUISIANA

 

Name: Annette Breaux, HPS

Affiliation: Keepers of the Hearth Temple

Registered with U.S. State: Louisiana

Path or Religion: Wiccan/Pagan

Received Ordination from: Church of Thessaly

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2007

Email: keepersofthehearth@gmail.com

Website: www.keepersofthehearth.com

Location: Lafayette LA and surrounding areas

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, etc.

I will travel: up to 30 miles, but is negotiable

Cost of services: $50 + travel expenses if applicable

 

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Name: Jason McClaren

Affiliation: McClaren Enterprises

Registered with U.S. State: Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana

Path or Religion: Non-Denominational/Celtic

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2002

Phone: 903-330-1083

Email: contact@jasonmcclaren.com

Website: www.jasonmcclaren.com

Location: Dallas, TX

Types of ceremonies I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Party/Event host

I will travel: 50 miles included in packages, other travel negotiated for further distances

Cost of services: Ceremony only-$150, Ceremony and Rehearsal-$250 (as of 1/1/2011)

Additional services: Relationship workshops

 

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Name: Corvin M. 

Affiliation: n/a

Registered with U.S. State: Arkansas

Path or Religion: Witch, Reclaiming

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 1999

Email: jacquesdaughter@gmail.com

Location: Little Rock

I perform: Weddings, Handfastings, Wiccanings, Baby Naming Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies, Marriage Vow Renewals, Coming of Age Ceremonies, or your custom ceremony

I will travel: Flexible, about 400 mile radius

Cost of services: Travel expenses plus donation

Note: Corvin M. is also available to perform handfastings and weddings in Tennessee, Missouri, Texas and Louisiana.  Please contact the officiant directly for details.

 

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Name Rev. Harold J. Oxley

Affiliation: Witch School International Majicka School

Registered with U.S. State: South West, Louisiana

Path or Religion: Wiccan, Heathen

Received Ordination from: Universal Life Church

Performs legally recognized handfastings: Yes

Performing weddings since 2010

Phone: 337-442-0650 Please text.  I sleep during the day and work nights.  I will call you ASAP.

Email: tyranus771@yahoo.com

Location: South West Louisiana 70668

I perform: