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Iowa Wedding Officiant

Grinnell, Iowa View map Visit website

About

$350 Typical Price

Denise Gonyea, Iowa Wedding Officiant, is an ordained minister specializing in non-denominational wedding ceremonies. Honoring all faiths and paths, she creates personalized wedding ceremonies and offers a collection of wedding vows to inspire couples to create their ideal wedding ceremony.

Experience
Officiant Denise Gonyea is an attorney who began officiating weddings in 2009 during her 4-year term as a judicial magistrate. Denise enjoyed celebrating wedding vows with couples so much, that after her judicial term ended, she became an ordained minister and now continues to preside over marriages in Central Iowa. Reverend Denise has officiated over 300 wedding ceremonies in different locations, from outdoor to indoor venues. For Rev. Denise, marrying couples is an honor and a joy.

Services Offered
Denise will guide you through a process to create a customized wedding ceremony for your special day. Officiant Denise works with all sizes of weddings from small family gatherings to large venue events. Rev. Gonyea also offers an elopement service perfect for couples who want a simple and sweet ceremony with up to four guests. She officiates different types of weddings, including non-religious, single religion, interfaith ceremonies, and vow renewals. Rehearsal facilitation services are optional.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$350

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$100

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100

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
Baha'i Faith
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Hindu
Islam
Jainism
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Shinto
Sikhism
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

IA

What languages do you speak?

English
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    Denise was amazing and a perfect fit for our ceremony. Everyone gave us so many compliments and we couldn’t have asked for anything better.

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    Abby & Matt,
    Thank you so much for your review! I am so happy that you enjoyed your ceremony. It was a beautiful day and I'm sure you'll have many great photos. May you live happily ever after!
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    Denton Wedding

    Denise was amazing!! She was able to prepare our ceremony, with short notice, exactly as we requested. Everything was perfect!! We are so THANKFUL that we chose Denise to perform our ceremony. Thank you!!! Mr & Mrs Brandon Denton

    Iowa Wedding Officiant's reply:

    Congratulations Jenny and Brandon! It was a pleasure to be a part of your special day. I'm so glad that you loved your ceremony. Best wishes to you both on your happily ever after!
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PO Box 248 Grinnell, Iowa, 50112
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