Wedding Ceremony Options
A basic wedding ceremony includes a 1-hour consultation to help you choose
from a collection of pre-written wedding ceremony texts and a pre-planned order
offered at your disposal, a 1-hour rehearsal, and the actual marriage ceremony
(1 hour). See "Travel" & "Holidays" for surcharges.
A customized wedding ceremony includes a 1-hour consultation to discuss special
wording, order, and customization outside of our standard content offerings,
template, and order, a 1-hour rehearsal, and the actual marriage ceremony (1 hour). See "Travel" & "Holidays" for surcharges.
Basic weekday wedding ceremony (Mon-Thurs) - $150
Basic weekend wedding ceremony (Fri, Sat, Sun) - $200
Customized weekday wedding ceremony (Mon-Thurs) - $250
Customized weekend wedding ceremony (Fri, Sat, Sun) - $300
Payment in full is due on or before the actual ceremony date. A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of the consultation to secure a ceremony date. The above services are for Rev. Benae to perform your wedding ceremony. For all other services, including baptisms, blessings, invocations, please get in touch with us.
A .50/mile fee will be assessed for the minister's total round trip driving mileage for rehearsal and the wedding day when the event is more than 20 miles beyond downtown Austin. Locations that require air travel and accommodations will need to be arranged and funded by the couple.
Kindly add $50 if your ceremony will take place on any major U.S. holiday, including Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
Thank you for writing and performing such a beautiful ceremony for us. Everyone commented on how cool they thought it was to include Ashley, and we had quite a few criers as well. Things could not have gone any better!
Amanda & Byron Houston
Baptisms and Christenings
While baptism or christening is typically administered by traditional clergy inside a place of worship, I feel a bit different about this spiritual ritual. My philosophy is: because we are all brothers, sisters and parents to each other in life-- essentially caregivers, we also have the right to help each other attain a purified state. I offer this service, however it needs to be customized.
We all experience change during our lifetimes. In fact, I believe life is about change, and coping with those times is one of the reasons we're on the planet. I offer the service of administering blessings of words and positive thought upon the manifestations of change, including house blessings, animals, new jobs and businesses, even vehicles or boats.
Invocations and Holiday Ceremonies
There are times when we all gather for one reason or another: at a meeting, during the holidays, to honor a season changing. This is another time we are in need of spiritual petition, prayer of entreaty, or calling on the collective conscience for empowerment of justification. For these times I offer the service of invocation and prayer.