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Ceremonies By Design

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About

$600 Typical Price

Ceremonies By Design is a wedding officiant company located in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, creating personalized and meaningful ceremonies for couples. Reverend Joan Pape is honored to be your confidante, collaborator, and spiritual coach in creating the ideal wedding ceremony for you and your partner. Whether you want to combine traditional elements or create something truly unique, Ceremonies By Design provides services based on your tastes.

Experience
Ordained by the Universal Life Church in 1998, Reverend Joan Pape's first officiating experience was for her daughter's wedding in 2002. Over the years, she has performed over 600 weddings. Additionally, she is a Reiki Master Teacher and practices alternative medicine.

Services Offered
Ceremonies By Design officiates interfaith, religious, and non-religious ceremonies, as well as civil unions. During your introductory meeting, Reverend Pape will discuss your vision for your wedding day, whether traditional or alternative, and her approach. Ceremonies By Design offers hands-on assistance both on the big day and during the planning process; from arriving early to ensure proper set up to coordinating musical cues, they keep your special day organized. Premarital counseling is available upon request, and sample vows are provided to assist in the customization of your own vows.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$600

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$400

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$65

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

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

What services do you provide?

Allow Couples' Own Vows
Licensed
Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Catholic
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
No Denomination
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

WI

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Highly recommend Joan!

    Joan was so easy to work with and provided so many great options for our ceremony. We were able to completely make the ceremony our own. She was present for our rehearsal the night before and was available early before the ceremony. She made the ceremony run very smoothly. Joan was such a pleasure to work with and I would HIGHLY recommend her!
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    Patrick H. Married on 09/05/2021
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    Great officiant, super pleasant to work with!

    Rev. Joan was so pleasant to work with! She helped craft the perfect ceremony for US and went above and beyond in assisting with the marriage license filing process and turned it in for us after the ceremony. We received so many compliments from the guests about how well the ceremony was conducted. Afterwards, we received a printed and binded program of our ceremony. Highly recommend her services!
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    10/10 for Joan - Couldn't Recommend Her Enough!

    Rev. Joan is a no-brainer when it comes to choosing your Officiant! We interviewed 7 potential officiants in a day, and knew she was the right choice as soon as our meeting ended. Joan was extremely helpful throughout the year leading up to our wedding; from helping us choose the perfect ceremony flow, to sharing helpful links and resources to apply for and receive our marriage certificate. If you haven't found an officiant yet, look no further. Joan is the best and more than we could have asked for.

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner

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If either the bride or groom (or both) are active in the military, I offer a 10% discount off my officiant services. It's just my small way of giving back and expressing my sincere gratitude for the dedication all members of the military give to all of us in the U.S.

Professional Network & Endorsements

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The Darling Wedding Co The Darling Wedding Co Wedding Planners

Joan and Karen are such fantastic people and amazing officiants! They really listen to the clients and create ceremonies that embody the couple love and spirit. We have worked with Joan and Karen for many years, and absolutely love working with them!

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Blue Mounds Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, 53517
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