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Embracing Ceremony

El Prado, NM View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$275 Typical Price

Embracing Ceremony is a wedding officiant in Taos, New Mexico that hosts weddings in the SpiriTaos Garden venue. Officiant Dan Jones has an infectiously serene composure and provides peace of mind with each ceremony. Dan strives to exceed all expectations; validating your relationship and reflecting your spiritual values, while embracing your beliefs.

Experience
Dan was raised on a working farm and lived a rural, earth-connected childhood. His life path to wedding officiating began after multiple friends and family asked him to officiate their wedding. As he focused on making his own life more spiritually complete, being a wedding officiant enhanced Dan’s ability to offer couples a calming presence on their wedding day. He was ordained by the Universal Life Church in Modesto, California in 2006, bringing joy to hundreds of couples as their wedding officiant.

Services Offered
Embracing Ceremony provides wedding officiant and writing services for weddings and micro wedding ceremonies and elopements as well as a venue for elopements and micro weddings. Dan prides himself on making sure all details and processional run smoothly. Dan officiates for civil unions, interfaith ceremonies, non-religious weddings, rehearsals, single religion weddings, and vow renewals. He is licensed in Colorado and New Mexico.

Areas Covered
Embracing Ceremony is based in Taos, New Mexico and focuses on weddings in northern New Mexico. He covers locations such as Taos, Red River, Questa, Abiquiu, Ojo Caliente, Espanola, Angel Fire, and off-the-beaten-path locations in Carson National Forest.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$275

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$275

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$75

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

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

CO
NM

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Daniel R. Married on 05/15/2022
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    Every thing was perfect for us

    Dan and Deanna were perfect they made us feel relaxed and special answered any questions we had they made our wedding very special loved the cermony it was perfect for us

    Embracing Ceremony's reply:

    Thank you Daniel. So great that we had such a beautiful day up in the Taos Ski Valley. I wish you both all the best!
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    Dodd, J. Married on 05/11/2022
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    Amazing wedding

    Dan created the perfect wedding memories for us. Thank you, Dan!!
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    Erin B. Married on 04/08/2022
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    Perfect intimate Taos elopement

    We were hoping for a low key elopement and initially planned to have our ceremony in a courthouse. However, I stumbled upon Dan's site and loved the idea of having a ceremony outside surrounded by the beauty that is Taos. From the moment I contacted him Dan made everything extremely easy. The location he chose by the Taos Gorge Bridge was breathtaking, and Deanna, the photographer he works with (optional to add on to the ceremony), was also lovely and so easy to work with. Dan's ceremony was clearly carefully prepared and meaningful. Overall, working with Dan made our intimate wedding everything we wanted, and I would definitely recommend him to others who don't want to deal with the typical drama associated with a wedding!

    Embracing Ceremony's reply:

    Thank you Erin. Deanna and I loved working with you. We were so appreciative that you trusted us to be the ones to create (and capture by camera) this most special day in your lives.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • 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
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Harpist-Miriam Shilling Harpist-Miriam Shilling Wedding Musicians

Dan will take the time to listen to you so your ceremony is how you want it. He absolutely gives your wedding the care and attention it deserves.

Angel Fire Resort Angel Fire Resort Hotel Weddings

It is always a pleasure to work with Dan and witness his ceremonies. Dan manages to capture the unique chemistry of each couple and cultivates sincere celebrations of love with wedding guests. His flexibility and attentiveness are valuable assets for any event. I cannot recommend him enough.

El Monte Sagrado El Monte Sagrado Hotel Weddings

Dan with Embracing Ceremony is the perfect choice for a wedding officiant. He is very professional and reliable, as well as flexible (which is an important characteristic to have in this industry!). Dan does an incredible job with customizing his ceremonies based on the individual couples' vision for their wedding vows. The couples whom Dan has married at El Monte Sagrado have all been completely satisfied and happy with the services that Dan provided.

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1245 Cardenas Ln El Prado, NM, 87529
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