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MDDC Weddings is a Frederick, Maryland-based officiant company, specializing in making your wedding day memorable and fun. Reverend Joyce Hilbery is here to help guide you through the ceremony process, whether traditional or non-traditional. Couples can choose their vows, readings, and personal messages for their ceremony, making them genuinely unique and customized. MDDC Weddings is delighted to service your special wedding day in Maryland, Northern Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C.

Services Offered
Reverend Joyce Hilbery is happy to perform ceremonies for all couples, including same-sex and non-denominational. She has sample ceremony options for couples to choose from if they wish or they are welcome to customize the details. Some of her services include:

  • Vow renewals
  • Personalized ceremonies and vows
  • Proxy marriages

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Non-religious
Interfaith
Civil Union

What religious affiliations do you serve?

No Denomination
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Pilar B. Married on 04/14/2022
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Unique wedding experience

Joyce was professional and fun. She was very responsive and met all our expectations. I鈥檇 definitely recommend her.
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Kelsey M. Married on 03/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Such a Delight

Joyce was a dream to have officiate our wedding. She was on top of the rehearsal to make sure everyone knew what they were to be doing. She made sure to communicate with us the entire time before the wedding as well. She even made us a book of our ceremony as a memory. I would recommend her over and over again.
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Emily S. Married on 12/22/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Joyce is a Gem

Joyce is exactly who you will want to officiate your marriage. She made us WANT to celebrate our marriage. I'm sure that sounds strange, but as we met with her to talk through our journey (which included a Covid-canceled wedding from March 2020 and the addition of a toddler to the mix!), she
articulated all the beautiful moments and symbolism that go into a ceremony. It reminded us that the wedding wasn't just a big planning item to check off on your to-do list (speaking to my fellow Type A Brides out there!), but it's a true celebration of a meaningful and beautiful life event.
Joyce came highly recommended to us from Stone Manor Country Club. We planned our small wedding in just 2 months, and we were fairly clueless about what we wanted. All we knew was that it was important for us to feel at ease with our officiant (we didn't want to be lectured or made to sit silently while someone rambled off Bible verses to us). Joyce is SO warm and welcoming, and she has a wicked sense of humor. She comes prepared with helpful materials and to-do lists (which I loved!), and everything can be tailored to your own desires.
I distinctly remember leaving our meeting with her and thinking, "Yes! This is EXACTLY who we need." After meeting her, I felt so excited about our marriage and that we were finally able to celebrate us.
She also wore the most amazing, gorgeous shoes to our ceremony :) :) :). They look wonderful in our wedding photos!
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Joyce is my absolutely favorite Officiant! She will make your ceremony personalized and meaningful and she is an absolute professional. She will also put you at ease to relieve any wedding jitters! Joyce is an absolute pleasure to work with and you will love her Scottish accent!

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