Weddings

Sacred Dove Celebrant

Portland, CT View map
2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
   28 reviews
$400 Typical Price

About

2021 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$400 Typical Price

Judith is a Certified Life Cycle Celebrant, Justice Of the Peace, and Non Denominational Minister for the state of Connecticut, parts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Her passion is to provide you a ceremony that is absolutely unique, filled with love and laughter as it reflects your wishes and personal style.

Whether your wedding will be extravagant, intimate, or slightly unconventional, spritual or religious based, Judy uses a creative approach to develop something truly memorable for all couples, meaning all genders and orientations, all ages, and at all venues from elegant ballrooms, a tree by the river or in her gardens.

Through discussion, she then creates your vision so the ceremony comes to life, from the most simple, classic and poignant ritual of union, to one filled with stories and laughter so that it touches your heart and makes your wedding more memorable.

If needed, you will receive a rehearsal to ensure that the ceremony flows with ease. Judy will reach out to and work with your wedding coordinator, photographer, and DJ or musicians because when everyone has an understanding of all that the ceremony entails. Our goal is to have your wedding day be as stress free as possible.

Let's have a conversation, because that's the only way you'll know if Judy is the right person to officiate your wedding. It should be based on getting to know each other rather than just words in an ad or a website.

Services Offered
Sacred Dove Wedding Celebrant offers a variety of services. Whether you imagine a religious or non-religious ceremony, a vow renewal or a rehearsal, Judy Thompson is prepared to assist you. Services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Elopements
  • Short & Sweet Ceremony
  • Civil Union
  • Interfaith Ceremony
  • Non-religious or Single Religion
  • Customized Vows
  • Love Story
  • Rehearsal
  • Works with day of vendors for a smooth transition
  • Wedding Vow Renewals
  • Baby Blessings
  • Celebration of Life/Funerals
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$400

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$175

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$200

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$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?

Anglican
Baptist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

CT
MA
RI

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Sarah T. Married on 03/19/2021
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    Super personal!

    Judy was so positive to talk to the first time I called her. Our town hall clerk had referred us to her and I was not disappointed. The ceremony had a perfect and personal touch. I especially love the adorable cute “love” wine opener gift.

    Sacred Dove Celebrant's reply:

    Thank you, it was great fun to be a part of your special. Love prevails despite the cold wind. All the best to you and Todd.
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    Nastasia R. Married on 01/13/2021
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    Judy is fantastic

    Thanks so much Judy for your quick response and being on time. Definitely would recommend her she's great! Definitely made my marriage magical.

    Sacred Dove Celebrant's reply:

    Nastasia and Christian, thank you for your kind words. Glad I was available to officiate your elopement.
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    Sina L. Married on 10/10/2020
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    Judith was fantastic!

    Such an unforgettable moment. She worked with us through our crazy schedules and was super patient. She made planning our super intimate ceremony memorable.

    Sacred Dove Celebrant's reply:

    Not sure who I enjoyed the most the wedding couple or your beautiful daughter. She cracked me up with her poses. Thank you, I’m glad everything worked out.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner

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