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Beth Ann Short LLC

Portland, OR View map

About

You and your partner are about to commit the remainder of your days to each other. I would be honored to assist you. Marriage and commitment can be celebrated so many ways from the more basic, secular vows that can happen anywhere to more elaborate vows with music, readings, testimonials or hand-fasting ceremonies.
Life is a beautiful evolving process.
Let me use my creative training and life experience to help make your ceremony unique to you both.
Breathe, it is your time to celebrate and be celebrated!
It is my goal to take care of the ceremony so the couple is able to be present and ground for each other.

Types of Services
Weddings/Vow Renewal/Commitment Ceremony
Interfaith/Non-denominational
Religious/Spiritual
Non-religious/Secular
Inspirational/Meaningful
Traditional/Non-traditional
Formal/Large/Elaborate
Casual/Small/Simple
Outside Natural Setting
Same-sex/LGBT Friendly

Packages range from $185-$385
All initial consultations are complimentary. I want to ensure that I am the right fit for you. In our consultation we will define your expectations, needs and requirements. We will look at details including date, location, who else might be involved.

Included in all wedding packages:

  • Meetings: As needed after initial consultation to review script, vows and/or share ideas.
  • My time: Writing/composing your individualized ceremony scrip, vows, reading (approx. 5-8 hours)
  • Take Away: Wedding packet of information that includes vow and reading samples.
  • No Charge: Emails, calls or text as we plan your special day.

Couples will complete a questionnaire, each separately, so I can create a ceremony and include their vows where the couple does not have to remember or read anything. In this format couples are able to relax and be present throughout the ceremony.

  • LGBTQ+-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal
Premarital Counseling

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$140.00

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$50.00

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union
Single Religion

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baha'i Faith
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Hindu
Islam
Jainism
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Shinto
Sikhism
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

OR
WA

What languages do you speak?

English
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    George A. Married on 07/04/2019
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    Wonderful, special day!

    Beth Ann was wonderful to work with. She put a vow renewal together that we felt fit perfect for us! She performed a very nice ceremony. Beth Ann made our special day wonderful and memorable!

    Beth Ann Short LLC's reply:

    Thanks so much for your kind words. It was such an honor to be a part of your renewal. Here's to your next 20!
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    Rebecca Married on 06/28/2019
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    So accommodating!

    We love Beth Ann! She met with us in person at first to get to know us a little better and figure out what kind of ceremony we wanted. Then she created a google document with the parts of the ceremony sectioned out so we could see what we needed to include and also things that weren't really necessary and we could choose to include them or not, which was great because our ceremony was unique. We had a traditional viking Expression of Intent and then we had a traditional hand fasting for our vows and then we said our own vows. Everyone loved the ceremony! Beth Ann came to the rehearsal to walk through the entire process with us and made sure we would be able to get all the steps right. She was so professional, kind, accommodating and so peaceful. We loved her down to earth nature. We wouldn't have been happy with any other officiant.

    Beth Ann Short LLC's reply:

    Dear Rebecca and Christopher,
    Thank you so much for choosing me. It was really a delight to work with you. I wish you all the best for your future together!
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    Derek R. Married on 05/25/2019
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    Professional, flexible, and overall amazing!

    Beth Ann was great! She gave a lot of her time for everything from our initial consultation, to the wedding (and everything in between). She was totally open to providing her own materials/writings that matched our needs, or letting us use our any of our own material. She handled all of our paperwork before, during, and after the wedding. Beth Ann was an awesome, calming presence on our wedding day. If any of us were to get stressed out, she would offer an impromptu therapy session to help calm us down. Thank you, Beth Ann!

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1600 SE Ankeny St Portland, OR, 97214
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