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We have all been to wedding ceremonies that feel like they came from a box. No matter how well spoken, doesn't it seem like most wedding ceremonies start to sound the same? It doesn't have to be that way. This is your wedding and your story matters. I create unique and extraordinary ceremony experiences.

A heartfelt, personal ceremony creates a swell of excitement and joy that flows right into the reception and sets the tone for a magical event. How do I know this, because I have officiated for hundreds of ceremonies in the past 5 years across Connecticut, New England and for destination weddings abroad.

My name is Elisa Chase, I am an ordained non-denominational Minister and a certified Life Cycle Celebrant® Creating a heartfelt, personalized ceremony that you and your family and friends will remember forever, is my goal. If you are looking for something more than a standard ceremony, that embraces your perspectives, I would love to talk to you about how we can work together to craft a wedding ceremony that becomes a meaningful and integrated part of your wedding experience.

I bring an open mind and heart, a collaborative style, a contemporary, creative approach, and all the organizational tools needed. All you bring is eachother and your story. We can take it from there. I believe you should have as much input into your wedding ceremony as you do in all the other aspects of your wedding day and I have a standard time honored process that starts and ends with YOU. Your ceremony is written just for you, and you approve every word.

Remember all the reasons you fell in love, hold onto the way you make eachother feel, walk down the aisle confident and excited. Your wedding ceremony will affirm your commitment and leave you feeling wonderful.

You can find out more about me at or stop by and LIKE my Facebook page at

Contact me today to set up some time to get to know each other and to reserve your wedding date,


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Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

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Baha'i Faith
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

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Brenda T. Sent on 12/31/2019
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Our wedding day was nothing short of amazing and we owe so much of it to the work Elisa did to create a ceremony that was uniquely all about us. We come from different backgrounds and our families and friends don't really understand how hard it's been to try to blend our lives and our outlooks. My wife is from a traditional Christian background and I am Pagan/Wiccan. Elisa's ceremony blended our core beliefs in a way that was respectful to both of our families and friends, but also was able to show that at the core of it, we actually share much more in common any of us really realized until we read our ceremony. Instead of being nervous or feeling worried about what might happen during the ceremony, we felt at peace and it was magical. There was such a feeling of love not just between my wife and me, but between all of us. As a same gender non traditional couple, we had some pretty negative ideas in our heads about the ceremony and we were going to go with something super short until we met and talked to Elisa. She made our entire day a celebration of the things we love most about eachother and our families. We can't thank her enough, and we highly recommend her.

Brenda and Ashley
Jenna V. Sent on 12/31/2019
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Truly wonderful

We needed an officiant quickly when one of our family members backed out at the last minute for our wedding. We called Elisa and she met us right away. We had less than 10 days to our wedding and not only did she drop everything to work with us, she wrote an entire wedding ceremony just for us. She sent us questions that we loved answering because they reminded us what this day was about. She got everything organized and pulled together our rehearsal which as going to be very stressful for us if we did not get help. My family was thinking that no one could really fill in, and make the day as special as we thought it would be, but Elisa did it. She won over my Mom and Dad and even my Grandma said it was the most beautiful wedding she has even heard- and she is the kind of person who thinks weddings have to be in a church. Elisa was professional and organized but also kind, warm and creative. We loved her.

Jenna and Matt.
Ashley Sent on 10/13/2019
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Most heartfelt ceremony

Elisa married us yesterday and it was the ceremony of our dreams! Elisa was the celebrant for my brother and sister-in-law's wedding and we loved how she made the ceremony so personal. Well as soon as we got engaged, we knew we wanted Elisa to be our celebrant! She was so fun to communicate with and filling out the questions about each other to personalize ceremony was lots of fun! Elisa put together the most beautiful and heartfelt ceremony that told the history from how we met and our most memorable moments together. Our guests were raving about how much they enjoyed the ceremony and how personal and heartfelt it was. From the bottom of our hearts, thanks Elisa for the best day ever! I highly, highly recommend!!! =)
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Pamela Torres, Life Cycle Celebrant® and Officiant Pamela Torres, Life Cycle Celebrant® and Officiant Wedding Officiants

Elisa Chase is one of kind. You won't find anyone more devoted to creating your very own personal ceremony. An unforgettable event that will live on in the hearts and minds of not only the couple, but everyone in attendance.

Celebrations with Heart / Ellyn Solis-Maurer Celebrations with Heart / Ellyn Solis-Maurer Wedding Officiants

Elisa started out as my teacher in all things Wedding and Celebrant but has become a friend. She is creative, smart and funny and more importantly, gives her clients what THEY are looking for in their celebrations.

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Elisa's warmth makes her an ideal officiant. Plus, her natural creativity is reflected in all the ceremonies she creates.


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