About Custom Ceremonies

Creating Warm, Intimate Ceremonies All Over NYS

       

 

 

       The best wedding ceremony your guests have ever attended -  and you will remember it forever!  Emily VanLaeys provides meaningful ceremonies for those who recognize the importance of the words and ritualsthat will bind you together for a lifetime of shared experiences.  Emily specializes in nonreligious, interfaith, spiritual, intercultural, and civil ceremonies.  As a graduate of the Celebrant Foundation and Institute USA, she has been trained in the art and orchestration of ceremony. 

       Emily will create a heartfelt wedding ceremony that reflects your beliefs and values, and your unique love story.  Emily's individualized ceremonies include not just your choices of readings and vows, but a script written just for you, based on your feelings and stories about each other. The bride and groom have the final say about every word.

       Emily's services include an interview, unlimited consultation during the ceremony planning and writing process, use of a sound system as needed, the rehearsal, and a keepsake ceremony.   She will officiate at the ceremony with warmth and joy.  Fees are variable depending on the complexity of the ceremony and the distance of the venue from Oneonta.  

        Please contact Emily via her website: http://www.customweddingceremoniesbyemily.com

Categories: Wedding Officiant

Regions serviced: Syracuse, Albany

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Emily did a great job as our officiant. She took time to learn about us, our preferences, and our story. Her guidance in crafting the ceremony proved to be extremely useful, especially since we wanted a ceremony without religious or spiritual coloring: she recommended several non-religious rituals and helped us hone in on several moments that made our ceremony unforgettable to us -- such as one in which we honored our parents. Her interviews and questionnaires also provided much-needed assistance, as they caused us to reflect on ourselves, the nature of our relationship, and the broader context of our relationship. On the day of the ceremony, she was prompt, calm, and good-humored. Her ceremony was beautifully composed and orated. We very much recommend Emily's services!

Profile Picture Brittany, 9/16/17, 6 Reviews
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Services Used: Customized Vows, Licensed, Rehearsal, Non-religious
5.0

Emily is super organized and very thorough to make your ceremony exactly how you want it to be. She went back and forth with us to get a good idea of our story and how we would like our ceremony to go. Emily was booked on our wedding day so we had her husband Mark do the ceremony for us. Mark was GREAT and I couldn't have asked for a better ceremony. Highly recommend!

Profile Picture Nerissa, 9/15/17, 5 Reviews
Category: Officiant
Services Used: Customized Vows, Licensed, Rehearsal, Non-religious

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$475.00
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$350.00
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$65.00

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Custom Ceremonies is a wedding officiant and celebrant business from Oneonta, New York. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Ithaca, the Catskills, and Cooperstown. Custom Ceremonies is a professional wedding officiant that has been part of the central New York wedding industry for seven years. We specialize in personalized, interfaith, and nontraditional ceremonies.