Wedding Packages

Officiating Your Ceremony

It is my intention to give voice to your story. If you have children or are becoming a blended family, this can be thoughtfully integrated into the ceremony. A renewal of vows is a beautiful and very tangible way of marking the continuity of your years spent together and is a wonderful way to celebrate this passage of time. I also honor the commitment and love between same sex couples and commend the fact that I may now legally perform marriages for LGBT couples in North Carolina.

OBX Celebrations Wedding Officiant Packages

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  • Planning time to include unlimited face to face meetings when possible.
  • Timely response to all phone calls, emails and texts.
  • Wedding ceremony composition. This will include suggestions from beginning to end.  Poems, prayers, blessings or readings selections are all available. Rituals, simple or complex, are also meaningful symbols I can help you incorporate into service. If you are interested in writing your own vows I can make suggestions, I can offer you multiple selections to choose from or we can work together to write vows designed just for you.
  • $25 Travel Fee for weddings North of Duck or South of Salvo.
  • Arrival at ceremony site 45 minutes before to touch base with wedding party, receive the license and any payment due, and coordinate with vendors if necessary.
  • Prompt filing of marriage license with appropriate register of deeds.

Perfect Day

We will work together to plan the perfect day!  A deposit of $100.00 to secure your date and a balance of $125.00 is due by the day of the ceremony.


I have spent many sunrises and sunsets marrying couples that have decided for different reasons to share their vows without a formal wedding. The only condition imposed is the requirement of two witnesses, (which I have also furnished on a few rare occasions). Fees start at $175 for a simple ceremony, due the day of the wedding. More personalized services and fees can be discussed.


I encourage a rehearsal, but I often find that it is not necessary for the officiant to attend. If you have a wedding planner that will be part of what you can expect from those services, or a capable relative or guest can help organize the wedding party and follow the order of the processional and recessional found in any wedding book or online. If you would like my help, especially if you would like to make some changes to accommodate your location, I would be happy to help. I charge $100 for a rehearsal up to 1 hour.

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I’d love to speak with you. Contact me for a complimentary consultation. If we decide to work together we can set up a time to meet in person or have a planning session by phone.  or  252-599-2515

Once again, Congratulations and may you have much joy in your lives!