Joan Phillips, Officiant & Celebrant

10150 Sutherland Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Joan Phillips, Officiant & Celebrant

Joan Phillips, Officiant & Celebrant, is a professional wedding officiant based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Joan works with couples throughout Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia, and is also registered to officiate in Delaware, Minnesota, and Colorado. A certified celebrant, she has performed nearly 300 wedding ceremonies--for gatherings large and small, or with just the couple. These ceremonies range from completely secular to "spiritual but not religious" to interfaith or faith-inspired, and often include ethnic or cultural traditions in a meaningful way. She works closely with each couple to create a unique ceremony that reflects who they are, celebrates their love for each other, and conveys what it means to them personally to be making this lifelong commitment. Then she conducts the ceremony seamlessly, expressively, and joyfully!

Services Offered
Joan Phillips, Officiant & Celebrant, offers each couple a complimentary consultation to explore how their ceremony might flow, so that they can get a great sense of whether she is the person they'd like to have as their officiant. Her fee is all-inclusive, covering all her time and services, including rehearsal when desired and submittal of their signed marriage license. Couples who choose may obtain a complete ceremony script for their review, changes, and approval.

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Jessica · Married on 05/25/2019

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    Beautiful Personalized Service

    Joan was recommended to us by our incredible wedding coordinator, GLOW Weddings and Events and we were thrilled with her. She met with us before our wedding and asked so many careful and detailed questions, and then had us complete an extensive questionnaire and the results were amazing. She made excellent recommendations about the flow of the service, and wrote a beautiful ceremony for us. People kept telling me how personal it was and that it were as though she'd known us forever. We wanted a non-religious ceremony and she absolutely respected that and still made it feel sacred and intimate. We were thrilled with our choice in Joan.

    Sent on 06/09/2019
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    Ankita · Married on 04/27/2019

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    Perfection.

    We cannot thank Joan enough for the beautiful ceremony she provided us on Saturday! We both enjoyed it so much and felt it was just perfect for us -- somehow she took exactly what we wanted from our ceremony and put it into words more eloquently than we possibly could have. She artfully wove everything from the location to our family to our own history together so perfectly — it was really really amazing. I will recommend Joan in a heartbeat to anyone!

    Sent on 04/30/2019

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Joan Phillips, Officiant & Celebrant FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 650.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price? Ceremony Rehearsal
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 200.00
  • 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, Licensed
  • 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? CO, DE, DC, MD, MN, OH, VA
  • What languages do you speak? English

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1 Endorsement

  • Glow Weddings and Events
    Glow Weddings and Events Wedding Planners

    I had the pleasure to work with Joan this past weekend. Joan was very responsive to emails throughout the planning process, attended the walk thru to help guide the bride thru the logistics and delivered an incredibly seamless ceremony. I was most impressed with her cue sheet. As a planner, I love how prepared she was!

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  • 10150 Sutherland Road Silver Spring, MD, 20901 See on map
    301-250-1977 (Phone number)

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