Embracing Ceremony

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About Embracing Ceremony

Embracing Ceremony is a wedding officiant in Taos, New Mexico. Officiant Dan 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 wedding ceremonies and marriage celebrations. 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.

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Christopher · Married on 12/05/2018

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    Enchanting Ghost Ranch

    Dan was a wonderful officiant.
    During our meetings, Dan guessed the context and text that suited what we wanted. He made our ceremony perfect and touched our family with words, his serenity and moments of silence.

    Sent on 12/10/2018

    Embracing Ceremony's reply:

    So happy my words worked not only for you, but for your families as well. Yay! That's what I strive for and knowing I achieved it is very rewarding. Thank you.
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    Ruth Denney · Married on 12/04/2018

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    Everything was just right

    From the first email to the end of the ceremony, Dan was terrific. Always friendly and polite, he took the time to get acquainted as well as to find out what type of service we wanted, and was an immense help in selecting a location and helping with the paperwork. Emails and phone calls were returned promptly. We were delighted in the ceremony when the day finally came. His remarks, the scripture and the vows were exactly right and were true to who we were. Thank you so very much.

    Randy and Ruth Wood

    Sent on 12/08/2018

    Embracing Ceremony's reply:

    Thank you so much Ruth, um ... I mean Mrs. Wood! I'm glad to have been able to facilitate a wonderful wedding ceremony so that you have great memories.
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    Holly · Married on 11/18/2018

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    We had the most amazing experience with Dan as our officiant. The day was more perfect than I could have imagined. I greatly appreciate all of the time and care he put into our ceremony. Dan was extremely professional, patient with all of our questions, and accommodating with our tight time schedule. We also highly recommend SpiriTaos, the gardens on his property - truly a beautiful choice.

    Sent on 06/08/2018

    Embracing Ceremony's reply:

    Thanks so much Holly. I loved having you in my gardens and appreciated that both of you were interested in them. My best wishes.

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Embracing Ceremony FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 250.00
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 199.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals? $ 75.00
  • 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
  • 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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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 Country Club 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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