Mindful Ministry

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About Mindful Ministry

Mindful Ministry provides personalized officiant services in MD, DC, WVA, DE, and PA. Its officiants help couples design heartfelt wedding ceremonies that reflect the couple's relationship, backgrounds, and personalities.They believe intimate ceremonies that reflect the love between two people can be a magical moment for everyone involved and they would love to work with you to create your special ceremony.

Services Offered

Mindful Ministry officiants meet with couples several times to prepare for the ceremony and for married life. They use this time to understand the essence of your relationship and from there they work with you to customize your ceremony to include structure, readings, and rituals. They work with couples from Christian and other religious backgrounds as well as with couples from different religions and those who do not practice any type of formal religion. These ceremonies reflect the couple's wishes and include:

  • religious wedding ceremonies
  • ecumenical, secular, and non-religious wedding ceremonies
  • vow renewals/recommitment ceremonies
  • welcoming ceremonies and christenings
  • mindful communication and stress reduction

Officiants

Rev. William (Bill) Mies founded Mindful Ministry in 2009 where he enjoys working with couples in an atmosphere of presence, awareness, and compassion. Bill has a B.A. degree in philosophy and five years of graduate work in Theology, equivalent to a Masters of Divinity, which culminated in ordination as a Catholic Priest. Today, as a married priest, he is affiliated with the International Council of Community Churches and CITI Ministries.

After working with Bill in his wedding ministry for 5 years, Rev. Joanne Marshall-Mies joined Mindful Ministry as an officiant in 2014. She is affiliated with the Universal Life Church and shares Bill's passion for working with couples to help them create unique, meaningful wedding ceremonies and to be present before, during, and after the wedding. Joanne is also a Research Psychologist with a special interest in couple's relationships.



Welcome to the World
Welcome to the World
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Mindful Ministry
Officiant Bill Mies
Officiant Bill Mies
Officiant Joanne Marshall-Mies
Officiant Joanne Marshall-Mies
Rock Hall Beginnings
Rock Hall Beginnings
Let's Celebrate! C&J
Let's Celebrate! C&J
Special Moments
Special Moments
Love in Bloom
Love in Bloom
Children Make the Day Special
Children Make the Day Special
Happy Couple
Happy Couple
Barefoot Together
Barefoot Together
Pets Are Special Guests
Pets Are Special Guests
Breezy  Union
Breezy Union
Love Under Sunset
Love Under Sunset
Cheers to Newly Weds
Cheers to Newly Weds
Joanne & Bill's Wedding
Joanne & Bill's Wedding
Officiants Bill & Joanne
Officiants Bill & Joanne
Water, Water, Everywhere
Water, Water, Everywhere
Love in the Park
Love in the Park
Beach Wedding
Beach Wedding
Garden Dream Come True
Garden Dream Come True
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Welcome to the World
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Mindful Ministry
Officiant Bill Mies
Officiant Bill Mies

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61 Reviews for Mindful Ministry

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Kristin S. · Married on 12/09/2020

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    So grateful!!

    Bill and Joanne were so lovely to partner with. They truly care about each and every couple they work with. Bill spent so many hours via skype and zoom talking to my husband and I, helping us to craft our perfect ceremony. Our ceremony could not have gone any better and really highlighted our love. Thank you Bill and Joanne!

    Sent on 11/02/2020
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    Amanda H. · Married on 09/19/2020

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    The perfect wedding ceremony by the perfect minister!

    Bill and his wife Joanne from mindful ministry were amazing! They walked us through writing our script for our ceremony. It made for a very intimate personal experience. They really helped us capture “us” in every detail. He took the time to get to know us and our story in the most genuine and humanly personal way, that lead to the authentic writing of our vows and planning of our ceremony. Bill’s friendly and professional demeanor made him a joy to work with. He is welcoming and open to all ideas of faith and beliefs. At the ceremony, Bill arrived in the same professional, friendly, and positive way that we have come to know him over the multiple meetings we had. He brought a calming and serene influence upon his arrival that carried through the entire ceremony. We couldn’t be happier, he was perfect fit!

    Sent on 09/28/2020

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Mindful Ministry FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price?
    Ceremony Rehearsal
    Premarital Counseling
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services?
    $ 399.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?
    No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?
    $ 100.00
  • What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?
    $ 100.00
  • 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
    Premarital Counseling
  • 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.
    30-60 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed?
    DE
    DC
    FL
    MD
    PA
    WV
  • What languages do you speak?
    English

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