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Each ceremony is custom designed for you, by you. We can help you find the perfect site, choose your wedding vows, bring fresh flowers, provide your group with transportation, assist in making your arrangements and also provide a photographer/videographer  to capture your dream wedding adventure.

We specializes in creating ceremonies that honor your love for each other as well as your reverence of natural beauty. As ministers we help couples find the words which best express their collective thoughts, their commitment to sharing their lives with each other and the depth of the love they have been fortunate enough to find. Our brides and grooms come to us from all over the world. We have the deep respect for the many traditions and distinct cultures found around the world and welcome the opportunity to include them in your ceremony.

Many of our couples do not enjoy being in the spotlight. They have chosen to be married in a magnificent quiet setting away from all the crowds. We encourage you to write your own vows, take the time to find your collective voice. The voice that sings in both your hearts when you think about standing there on your wedding day. We would be honored to give voice to the promise you are making to one another. This is your special day, create your perfect wedding in natures most beautiful places. If you can dream it we can make it a reality.

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Non-Denominational Ceremony Officiant $850
Includes:
Legal Arizona sanctioned officiant to perform ceremony
Minister to assist with creating personalized ceremony
Witnesses for ceremony
Information on obtaining wedding permit & marriage license
Expert travel advice and knowledge of the area.
Officiant travel and entrance fees

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Sage Blessing: $25
The burning of incense is a practice found in almost all traditions. In the southwestern deserts we find the sacred sage which is burned as offering to cleanse the body and soul. The smoke serves to protect us as we walk the earth. A wonderful blessing for a couple and family as they begin a new journey.

Sand Ceremony: $50
A beautiful keepsake and addition to any ceremony in the southwestern landscape sculpted from ancient sand dunes, this ceremony shares the coming together of two unique individuals, blended together, never to be separated again. A perfect option for including children too, the more colors the merrier!
Includes:
Natural sands from the area, separate glasses for each individual and a beautiful glass heart to pour the sands into, which are packaged and ready for traveling.

Handfasting Ceremony: $95
To “Tie the Knot,” is an ancient tradition which binds us to the sacred hands of our loved one, the one we will walk together throughout this life.
Includes:
Artisan crafted handfasting tie.

 

As spiritual humanists we are reverent of the beauty of nature, we honor all spiritual beliefs and respect the many traditions our couples wish to share.  We will provide you with a wedding ceremony outline. You may choose your words from our suggestions or you may write your own personal vows which you can share with one another on your wedding day or for those of you that are a bit shy, we will happily read your vows for you.

Our Officiants will perform your ceremony in nature and provide the knowledge and experience to help guide you through this unique and wonderful adventure. Life is an adventure. Begin your lives together under the heavens where the rocks and the trees are listening and the water is your music. Better yet, bring along a Native American flute player to fill the air with sounds that echo from Arizona’s true spirit.

We will happily travel to remote locations, hike for many miles and sleep under the stars.

Indigenous Wedding Blessing & Ceremony: $1850
Join Havasu Baaja Diana and Stuart as they share traditional Native American stories and join them in a special wedding blessings for our couple, their family and friends.
Does not include transportation costs, call for details.

Water Vase Ceremony: $50
This ancient, traditional wedding ceremony which honors mother earth through ceramics and water. The importance to ancient cultures of a single vessel, with the sole purpose for wedding ceremony cannot be overstated. In this ceremony, the couple fill a vase with two holes on either side from two containers of water. The single containers representing them both as individuals and all the elements of their past lives. The water mixed in the ceremonial vase representing the couples marriage and the inseparability of both the water and themselves. The Bride and Groom then drink from the water vase as a toast to their union. A couple that can drink simultaneously without spilling a drop is anticipated to have good understandings guide them throughout their marriage.
You may bring your own or borrow our vase.

Blanket Ceremony: $50
In this ancient cultural ceremony, the bride and groom are first wrapped in individual blankets which represent elements of the couples past lives and all that they were. While wrapped in the blankets, the officiant acknowledges the couples union. The individual blankets are then removed and then replaced with a single blanket, representing the couples dedication to each other, covering them together as they enter into their new shared experience. The officiant blesses their union and welcomes them to join together as one on their new life journey filled with peace and happiness.
You may bring your own blankets, 3 are needed, or borrow ours.

 

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