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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 400 wedding ceremonies from intimate gatherings to grand affairs. For 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?

$400

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?

$150

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

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, the wedding officiant, received glowing reviews from multiple couples who were highly impressed with her professionalism, flexibility, and personalized approach. Denise was described as easy to work with, quick to respond to any questions, and able to provide different options for the ceremony. Many couples appreciated her attention to detail and ability to make the ceremony unique and special to them. Overall, Denise was highly recommended as a wedding officiant.

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Denise, the wedding officiant, received glowing reviews from multiple couples who were highly impressed with her professionalism, flexibility, and personalized approach. Denise was described as easy to work with, quick to respond to any questions, and able to provide different options for the ceremony. Many couples appreciated her attention to detail and ability to make the ceremony unique and special to them. Overall, Denise was highly recommended as a wedding officiant.

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Matt V. Sent on 08/05/2023
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Our Perfect Day

Denise did an absolutely fantastic job with every facet of the officiant role ay our wedding. She customized each detail to be tailored to our day and added very genuine and romantic touches that had the crowd just as engaged in our wedding as we were. There is nothing I would change and nothing more I would ask for. If you’re looking for someone to help make your special day even more special, look no further than Denise Gonyea.
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Heather W. Sent on 10/10/2023
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The beat Wedding Officiant

Denise Gonyea was wonderful. She made her self viable and was easy to get hold if had any questions. She was so fixable and was able to give different options that I didn't even think about. She made us feel comfortable.
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Stacy M. Sent on 11/07/2023
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Wonderful wedding officiant!!

Denise was very helpful in preparing for our wedding day! She was always there for any questions that we had, and was very quick to respond! On our actual wedding day, she was very professional, and the ceremony was so well thought out and special to us as a couple! We would definitely recommend Denise to anyone looking for a wedding officiant in the future!
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