Welcome, I specialize in Secular (not religious) and Nondenominational (not a particular religion) wedding and vow renewal ceremonies. Your ceremony should be unique and special like you. The loving vows that are exchanged between you and your sweetheart are the next step in a long and wonderful life together.
I have been an Officiant since 2005 and have performed hundreds of weddings. I particularly enjoy officiating Vow Renewal ceremonies. Helping a couple to create a wedding or vow renewal ceremony that is all about their love; is special to me. I want their love to shine throughout the ceremony. I truly believe that I am extremely lucky and blessed to have met so many wonderful couples over the years. I have enjoyed helping couples have their dream weddings. Whether they were eloping or had hundreds of guests at their ceremony. Every wedding ceremony or vow renewal ceremony was special. There is a magical feeling when two people in love join together to share their lives forever. If you would like my help in creating your perfect ceremony, please contact me. I would love to be a part of your ceremony!
I officiate ceremonies in Oregon and SW Washington state.
** PRICES **
** 2015 Elopements - 10 Adult guests, you, your fiance/fiancee, your children (under 18) & me. The floral arrangements are for the couple marrying, only.
Option A - $100 - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony (plus travel fee)
Option B - $135 - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony with fresh hand-tied bouquet(s) and/or hand-tied boutonniere(s). (plus travel fee)
Option C - $175 - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony with fresh flower bouquet(s), hand-tied boutonniere(s), sparkling wine or sparkling cider & toasting flutes. (Only one bottle is provided) (plus travel fee)
** 2015 Weddings - 11 or more Adult guests.
Option A - $100 ceremony - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony. The ceremony is customized, but is not "your specific story". (plus travel fee)
Option B - $120 ceremony - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony. Completely Custom Ceremony, "Your story" that is all about the love you share with your fiancé/fiancée. (plus travel fee)
** 2015 Vow Renewals - There will not be guest limit.
Option A - $100 - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony. (plus travel fee)
Option B - $110 - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony, with fresh flowers (2) roses or carnations for the unity renewal ceremony (plus travel fee)
Option C - $175 - A warm, sweet and romantic ceremony, with fresh hand-tied bouquet(s) and/or hand-tied boutonniere(s), sparkling wine or sparkling cider & toasting flutes. (Only one bottle is provided) (plus travel fee)
Wedding/Vow renewal day rehearsal is included in the price. Rehearsal for the day of the ceremony needs to be scheduled with me no later than one month before the ceremony. I will try to accommodate short notice rehearsals.
Eloping? short notice? No problem
Loving Vows, McMinnville — Zack & Shanelle were joined in marriage in private indoor ceremony at the lovely Salmonberry Inn & Beach House in Lincoln City, Oregon on October 17th, 2014.
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|"Wedding ceremony", An Eventective User from Portland, Or|
|Rev. Michels did exactly as we asked. My impression is that she will cater to whatever your needs are from a very formal wedding to what we had a very small casual wedding. She was on time and very accommodating. I would recommend her to anyone.|
|"Perfect Choice for Us", An Eventective User from Salem, Oregon|
|Rev. Vickie Michels was so helpful and made it so easy for us to have a great ceremony while still having fun!|
|"Short notice wedding officiant!", An Eventective User from St. Helens, OR|
|Rev. Michels responded to my request to have a small and intimate wedding in St. Helens within a two week time period. She was very professional and worked with us to give us the perfect ceremony for our family!|