The "Joyful" marriage ceremony is for couples who are eloping. Even though it is a "short & sweet" ceremony, couples will still be able to choose from different Blessings and Vows. Call Patrice Handley for details!
Terms and Conditions
Deposits are not refundable if a wedding is postponed or cancelled, but can be transferred to another date if it is available.
Patrice Handley, a popular Santa Barbara Wedding Officiant, will deliver a simple, non-denominational marriage ceremony about love & dedication at the venue of your choice (out of town travel fee may apply). Though this is a somewhat prepared ceremony, there are many choices of Vows and Readings to make it your own ~ to actually personalize it to fit your style. Includes a Phone Consultation ~ Plus access to your Officiant by phone/email. Support and assistance as needed. Coordination with other wedding professionals always included. Ceremonial Marriage Certificate ~ lovely for framing. Instructions for the best way to obtain your Marriage License (within 90 days of the wedding) and your Marriage Certificate (after the wedding). Filing of all your paperwork ~ locally or out of town.
Patrice Handley, a favorite Santa Barbara Wedding Officiant, will deliver a highly personalized marriage ceremony at the venue of your choice (out of town travel fee may apply). This package includes an opportunity for couples to review a draft of the ceremony before the wedding, as well as a mutual exchange of ideas of the content, i.e. readings, poems, personal vows, blessings, etc. This ceremony is very hands-on and will be unique to you! In-Person Consultation ~ It's very nice to meet in person if possible, in addition to having access to your Officiant by phone/email along the way. Having met your Officiant before the wedding is reassuring, although phone consultations are often quite adequate--especially for out-of-town couples. Coordination with other wedding professionals is always included. Includes a lovely Keepsake Ceremony Booklet of wedding vows, poems, blessings, etc, of your entire ceremony ~ memorialized forever in a vellum-covered booklet. A favorite of most couples married by Patrice Handley. Includes a Ceremonial Marriage Certificate ~ lovely for framing. Includes instructions on the best way to obtain a Marriage License (within 90 days of the wedding) and the Marriage Certificate (after the wedding). Filing of all your paperwork ~ locally or out of town.