Ceremony Options

It is my ultimate goal as a wedding officiant to help each couple that I work with to create a ceremony that is perfect for them.  Because each couple has a different vision for their Best Day Ever, I offer different packages to help achieve that vision.  I love to help create magic moments within each ceremony that I officiate, whether it be an intimate elopement ceremony or my fully customized love story package. 

 

Included in each ceremony:

-My expertise as a professional wedding officiant

-A free, no- obligation consultation on video chat or on the phone to see if we are a great fit

-Continuous emails/calls/texts throughout the ceremony planning process

-Filing your New Hampshire marriage license with the town after the ceremony is complete

-Travel to the location of your ceremony site.  *Reasonable travel rates apply for locations over 15 miles from officiant’s residence in Derry, NH.  Additional fees may apply for locations over 1 hour from officiant's residence.

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Elopement 
Ceremony

What’s included:

-Non customized, simple and beautiful ceremony for you and up to 4 guests

-Option to write your own vows or choose a repeat after me vow

-Performed at my home arbor in Derry, NH only​

Praise for the Elopement Ceremony:

Shelly did an amazing job with our ceremony! From the first response I received from her I knew she was the one we wanted. She was so warm and friendly and responded quickly and professionally to any questions we had about the ceremony. She was right on time and we loved the readings that she chose. Everything was perfect and we would highly recommend her! -Dianne and Joseph

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Classic Ceremony

What’s included:

-Non-customized, beautiful, romantic and modern take on a traditional ceremony

-Option to write your own vows or choose a repeat after me vow

-Option to include a friend or family reading

-Option to include a unity ceremony

-Arrive 30 minutes prior to ceremony start time to meet with your key vendors

Praise for the Classic Ceremony:

We cannot say enough great things about Shelly! From the moment we first exchanged messages with her we knew she was who we wanted to marry us. Through the planning of our ceremony she was happy to offer suggestions and mold the ceremony to exactly what we wanted. On the day of our ceremony Shelly arrived early to help iron out last minute details and offer us a few words to help calm our nervousness. The ceremony she performed was absolutely perfect - it was meaningful, mindful of time constraints, and beautifully delivered. Multiple family members have reached out to us since the ceremony to comment on what a beautiful ceremony Shelly officiated. We HIGHLY recommend Shelly if you are looking to have a beautiful, memorable ceremony!  -Katie & Kati

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Love Story Ceremony

What’s included:

-Fully customized ceremony. Just as each relationship is unique, each of my Love Story Ceremonies are unique and personal, truly capturing the essence of a couple's relationship

-A comprehensive Love Story Questionnaire to really help get to know you and build your ceremony around your unique relationship.

-Arrive 30 minutes prior to ceremony start time to meet with key vendors

Praise for the Love Story Ceremony:

Shelly is simply amazing. From our first meeting to “you may kiss the bride” Shelly did an amazing job customizing every aspect of our wedding to fit us perfectly including a wonderful romantic history at the beginning of our service to excellent cute nods to our relationship in the vows. She was always available and provided us with updates and rough drafts all the way through to just 3 days before the wedding. We loved her.

-Shaun & Amy

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Vow Renewal Ceremony

What’s Included:

-A beautiful and traditional ceremony

-Brief relationship questionnaire to assist with simple customization for your ceremony

-Customization options available include readings, vows, and unity ceremony (if applicable).

 

In most cases, rehearsals can be arranged upon request at an additional fee.