Chapel Weddings

Please note that I am scheduling chapel services now through July 21, 2020. I am closing my chapel at THE DILS CENTER the end of my lease this summer. I am moving my office to 531 Market Street. All chapel weddings scheduled after August 1 will be at my new location.

Mid-Ohio Valley Wedding Chapel

Services and Fees

Ordained Minister Licensed to Officiate Weddings in West Virginia and Ohio

I offer a variety of pre-written ceremonies. Simply choose the package that works best for your occasion. If you’d like to give the gift of a wedding to a special friend or loved one, I offer gift certificates that may used toward officiant and photography services. Payment accepted in cash, credit, and debit card. No checks, please. If paying with cash, please bring the correct amount. I am often available for short-notice and same-day weddings. Contact me at 740-525-6974 for details. Prices below are for chapel weddings. Please click here for weddings on location. The Mid-Ohio Valley Wedding Chapel is located on the second floor of the Dils Center at 521 Market Street in downtown Parkersburg, WV.

Sign-and-Go — Just Make It Legal, Please

Walk in Single. Walk out Married

$50 (with sales tax = $53.50)

No retainer required. By appointment only.
  • One-Minute Ceremony
  • Just say, “I will”
  • No Ring Exchange
  • You will receive one high-resolution digital image with reprint rights to commemorate your special day.
This option is perfect for couples who want a low-cost, legally binding marriage without a formal ceremony at my chapel.

Intimate Elopement for Two — Romantic Option without Guests

Christopher and Donetta

$100 in the chapel (with sales tax = $107)

Non-refundable retainer required for the full amount due to book the appointment. 

By appointment only.

  • Pre-Written Ceremonies Available
    • Non-denominational Christian
    • Secular (Non-religious)
    • Buddhist
    • Handfasting
  • Wedding Officiant
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for 30 minutes for the ceremony and pictures
  • Ring Exchange
  • No Guests
  • Two high-resolution digital images after the ceremony with print release
    • You may purchase additional photography after the ceremony as an add-on option.
If paying in cash, please bring the correct amount in cash. I cannot make change. I also accept credit cards and debit cards. I do not accept personal checks.

Short, Sweet, and Hitched in the Chapel

$125 (with sales tax = $133.50) 

Non-refundable retainer required for the full amount due to book the appointment. 

Amber and Erik and Family

By appointment only.

  • Pre-Written Ceremonies Available
    • Non-denominational Christian
    • Secular (Non-religious)
    • Buddhist
    • Handfasting
  • Wedding Officiant
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for 30 minutes for the ceremony and pictures
  • Ring Exchange
  • Up to Four Guests
  • Three high-resolution digital images after the ceremony with print release
If paying in cash, please bring the correct amount in cash. I cannot make change. I also accept credit cards and debit cards. I do not accept personal checks.

Chapel Wedding with Full Ceremony and Guests 

$200 (with sales tax = $214.00) 

Non-refundable retainer required for the full amount due to book the appointment. 
  • Pre-Written Ceremonies Available
    • Non-denominational Christian
    • Secular (Non-religious)
    • Buddhist
    • Handfasting
  • Personalized “well wishes” from your guests
  • Chapel Weddings Only –Three high-resolution digital images after with print release
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for one hour for the ceremony and pictures
  • Use of Bridal Bouquet (in chapel only)
  • Seating for up to 35 guests if you reserve the chapel. No limit to number guests in “on-location weddings.”
  • Rehearsal included.

Love Story Signature Celebration in the Chapel

$350 (with sales tax = $374.50)

$150.00 Non-refundable retainer required for the full amount to book the session. Remainder of the balance is due six weeks prior to the wedding. By appointment only.  

Barbara and Chris Wolfe

  • Seating for up to 35 guests in the the chapel.
  • Personalized “well wishes” from your guests
  • 60-page guest book (while supplies last)
  • Chapel Weddings Only –Five high-resolution digital images after with print release
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for one hour for the ceremony and pictures
Mileage costs added to ceremonies further than 20+ miles from my chapel in Parkersburg, WV.

The Love Story Signature Celebration is for the couple who wants a ceremony that is written and customized specifically for them.

Everything is included for the best ceremony ever!
  • Everything is included for the best ceremony ever!
    • You’ll receive a no-obligation wedding consultation. If we’re a good match, we’ll move forward from there.
    • We’ll collaborate on everything. The beginning to the end of the ceremony will be a team effort. I’ll give you choices, and I’ll do all the heavy lifting. You’ll know everything I’ll say and do. There will be no surprises the day of your ceremony.
    • It’s personalized. Your wedding day is the sum of all your experiences and how you got there.  I’ll tell your love story. Your ceremony will be a one-of-a-kind experience!
    • The following options are available in your ceremony.
      • Non-denominational Christian
      • Secular (Non-religious)
      • Buddhist
      • Handfasting
      • Wine Box Love Letter
      • Ring-Warming Ceremony
    • I will share your wedding script as it evolves every step of the way. I’ll revise it until it is exactly as you want it.  There is no limit on the number of revisions.
    • Continuous contact by phone/email is included in my fee.
    • Your complete rehearsal is included.
    • Travel and fuel up to 25 miles from my chapel in Parkersburg, WV is included in the price.
    • Legal documents will be signed and filed by me.
    • Just in case clause: It’s not likely that I will be too sick to perform your ceremony but if I am, I’ll have a backup officiant on standby to ensure that your ceremony is perfect.
    • A beautiful, unique, and sentimental ceremony that is like no other wedding experience!
    • After the ceremony, you’ll receive a copy of your wedding vows to commemorate your special day!
    • Ceremonies performed in my chapel receive 5 complimentary digital images for social media sharing. Additional photo packages with prints are available at an additional cost.
    • After the ceremony, you’ll receive a copy of your wedding vows to commemorate your special day!
    • Ceremonies performed in my chapel receive 5 complimentary digital images for social media sharing.
I’m thrilled to offer this upscale wedding ceremony for couples in the Mid-Ohio Valley. It’s truly one of a kind. Mid-Ohio Valley Wedding Chapel is located on the second floor of The Dils Center at 521 Market Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101. *** I am moving August 1 to 531 Market Street — on the corner of Sixth and Market Streets.