Services & Rates

Mid-Ohio Valley Wedding Officiants

Services and Fees

Ordained Minister Licensed to Officiate Weddings in West Virginia and Ohio

I offer a variety of pre-written ceremonies as well as customized add-ons. 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.

Sign-and-Go

Courthouse Wedding
Walk in Single. Walk out Married

$40 — in my office — WV residents add sales tax. Total = $42.80)

$50 — The chapel experience. Same ceremony. Includes one digital image for social sharing. (WV residents add sales tax. Total = $53.50)

$50 (On location within 15 miles —WV residents add sales tax. Total = $53.50)

No retainer required.

By appointment only.

  • One-Minute Ceremony
  • Just say, “I will” in my office or at your chosen location
  • No Ring Exchange
  • No guests permitted.
  • Choose from office ceremony, chapel experience, or the location of your choice.

This option is perfect for couples who want a low-cost, legally binding marriage without a formal ceremony at my chapel or at a location of your choice in the Mid-Ohio Valley. A $10 travel fee is added to all Sign-and-Go ceremonies on location.

Intimate Elopement for Two

Rushi and Gita

$100

(WV residents add sales tax. Total = $107)

$100 non-refundable retainer required. By appointment only. 

By appointment only.

  • Traditional or Contemporary Ceremony Pre-Written Ceremony in my Wedding Chapel
  • Wedding Officiant
  • Ring Exchange
  • Option to Add Hand-Fasting
  • No Guests
  • One high-resolution digital image 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.

Traditional Religious Ceremony – $150

(WV residents add sales tax. Total = $160.50)

(In my chapel or on location)

Erica and Willard

Non-refundable retainer required for the full amount to book the session. By appointment only. 

Beginning September 1, 2019, add $25 venue fee for chapel weddings. Includes the following add-ons:

  • Pre-Written Religious Ceremony Performed in my Wedding Chapel or On-Location with Ring Exchange
  • Personalized “well wishes” from your guests in a heart-shaped souvenir box
  • 60-page guest book (while supplies last)
  • Chapel Weddings Only –Three high-resolution digital images after with print release
    • You may purchase additional photography after the ceremony as an add-on option.
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for one hour
  • 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 – Add $50 Rehearsal Fee

Mileage costs added to ceremonies further than 20+ miles from my studio in Parkersburg, WV.

Contemporary Secular Ceremony (Non-Religious) – $150

(WV residents add sales tax. Total = $160.50)

(In my chapel or on location)

Michele and Christian

Beginning September 1, 2019, add $25 venue fee for chapel weddings. Includes the following add-ons:

  • Pre-Written Non-Religious Ceremony Performed in my Wedding Chapel or On-Location with Ring Exchange
  • Personalized “well wishes” from your guests in a heart-shaped souvenir box
  • 60-page guest book (while supplies last)
  • Chapel Weddings Only –Three high-resolution digital images after with print release
    • You may purchase additional photography after the ceremony as an add-on option.
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for one hour
  • 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 – Add $50 Rehearsal Fee

Mileage costs added to ceremonies further than 20+ miles from my studio in Parkersburg, WV.

Love Story Signature Celebration – $325

(WV residents add sales tax. Total = $347.75)

Includes use of the chapel for one hour or “on-location” weddings.

Chris and Amber

Non-refundable retainer required for the full amount to book the session. By appointment only.  

  • Seating for up to 35 guests if you reserve the chapel. No limit to number of guests in “on-location weddings.”
  • Personalized “well wishes” from your guests in a heart-shaped souvenir box
  • 60-page guest book (while supplies last)
  • Chapel Weddings Only –Five high-resolution digital images after with print release
    • You may purchase additional photography after the ceremony as an add-on option.
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for one hour

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!

  • 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!
  • 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 and a keepsake wedding certificate 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.

I’m thrilled to offer this upscale wedding ceremony for couples in the Mid-Ohio Valley. It’s truly one of a kind.

Vow Reaffirmation (Renewal) Ceremony – $100 

(WV residents add sales tax. Total = $107)

Beginning September 1, 2019, add $25 venue & photography fee for chapel weddings. Includes the following add-ons:

  • Pre-written Vow Reaffirmation Ceremony
  • Seating for up to 35 guests if you reserve the chapel. No limit to number of guests in “on-location weddings.”
  • Personalized “well wishes” from your guests in a heart-shaped souvenir box
  • 60-page guest book (while supplies last)
  • Chapel Weddings Only — Three digital images after the ceremony for social sharing
    • You may purchase additional photography after the ceremony as an add-on option.
  • Exclusive use of the chapel for one hour

Love Story Vow Reaffirmation Signature Celebration – $299

(WV residents add sales tax. Total = $319.93)

$100 non-refundable retainer required. By appointment only. 

Includes the following add-ons:

Mileage costs added to ceremonies further than 20+ miles from my studio in Parkersburg, WV OR my home office located in Veto, OH (mileage calculated from location nearest to  your wedding)

  • Pre-Written Ceremony Performed in the Studio or on location
    • Chapel Weddings Only — Five digital images for social media sharing.
      • You may purchase additional photography after the ceremony as an add-on option if you want a longer photo session or want a photo session on location at your wedding.
  • Minister
  • Ring Exchange
  • Use of Bridal Bouquet
  • Seating for up to 35 guests if you reserve the chapel. No limit to number of guests in “on-location weddings.”

Rehearsals

Add $50 for all packages except the Love Story Signature Celebration package.

Add-Ons

For wedding ceremony add-ons, click HERE.