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To make your wedding truly special and very personal, I've developed a ceremony worksheet that helps me to get to know you better. Please fill it out and return it to me with your $100 deposit to save the date. I'll contact you with any questions I may have and I'll create the ceremony of your dreams.

Print out this worksheet and mail it to me at the address below.

I'll be in touch with you as soon as I receive it.


 

  Wedding Ceremony Worksheet

(please print legibly)

 

 

Bride's full legal name:  _________________________________________________________

 

Groom's full legal name: ________________________________________________________

 

Wedding Date: __________________________________ Time: ________________________

 

Wedding Venue Address: ________________________________________________________

Wedding Venue City: ___________________________________________________________

 

Your E-Mail:

 

            Bride's e-mail: ___________________________________________________________

 

            Groom's e-mail:  _________________________________________________________

 

Your Phone Numbers:

           

            Home:  _________________ Cell:  ________________Work:  ____________________

 

Your Address:

 

            _______________________________________________________________________ 

 

Initial Consultation: 

 

            Date: _____________________________ Time: ________________________            

 

            Location: ______________________________________________________________

 

            _______________________________________________________________________

 

Premarital Counseling:

 

            Do you want premarital counseling?   ___Yes    ___ No   

 

            If yes, how many sessions?  _____

 

            If yes, when are you available? 

 

            Days: ______________________________  Times: _________________________

 

Your Rehearsal:

           

            Will you need me at a rehearsal?   ___Yes    ___No    (If yes, where and when?)

 

            Rehearsal Date: ____________________________Time: ________________________

 

            Rehearsal Location: ______________________________________________________

 

Your Wedding and Venue:

 

            Number of guests: _______________ Number of attendants: ___________________

 

            Please describe the relationships of your bridesmaids and groomsmen to you:

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            Who will be your witnesses?

 

            __________________________________________________________________ and 

 

            _____________________________________________________________________

 

 

            Name of your wedding coordinator: _______________________________________  

 

            Their phone number: ___________________________________________________

 

            Is there a sound system at your venue?  ___ Yes     ___ No

 

Your Religious Affiliations: 

 

            Bride: ________________________________________________________________

 

            Groom: _______________________________________________________________

 

Type of Ceremony (please check the one that applies):

 

            ___ Single-faith religious (includes specific religious references to God,

                  Christ, etc.)      

 

                        If yes, which faith: _______________________________________________

 

                        Please specify which religious references (God, Christ, etc.) you'd like:

           

                        ________________________________________________________________

 

            ___ Inter-faith religious (combines religious references of more than one faith)

 

                        If yes, which faiths? __________________ and ________________________

 

                        Please specify which religious references you'd like:

 

                        ________________________________________________________________

 

            ___ Inter-cultural non-religious (includes references to more than one culture)

 

                       If yes, which cultures?  ____________________________________________

 

            ___ Non-denominational (no references to any specific religion)

 

            ___ Spiritual (enlightened and inspirational without religious references)

 

            ___ Formal non-religious civil ceremony  (structured, solemn and traditional)

 

            ___ Informal non-religious civil ceremony (creative, imaginative and

                  non-traditional)

 

Regardless of the ceremony preference you select, your ceremony will be personal,  

inspirational, romantic and transformative.

 

Symbols / Rituals / Customs / Traditions:

 

            Special symbols we'd like to include in our ceremony:

 

            ___ Unity Candle      ___ Sand Ceremony       ___ Chupah         ___ Breaking Glass

 

            Other (please specify): ___________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            Are there any specific poems, verses or words you'd like me to read during your

            ceremony?  ___ Yes     ___ No      (If yes, please provide large print, typed copy)

 

            Is there anything special that you want included in your ceremony that you

           haven't yet mentioned? If so, please specify:

 

            ________________________________________________________________________

 

            ________________________________________________________________________

 

            Is there anyone special, living or deceased, whom you'd like mentioned during

            your ceremony? ___ Yes     ___ No         If yes, in what way would you like them

            honored?

 

            ________________________________________________________________________

 

            ________________________________________________________________________

 

Your Vows:

 

            Will you be writing/exchanging own vows? ___ Yes     ___ No

 

            Do you need help writing or editing your vows? ___ Yes     ___ No

 

            Will you read your own vows?  ___ Yes     ___ No

 

            Do you want me to read the vows that you've each written?  ___ Yes     ___No

            (if yes, please provide large print, typed copy)

 

            Is there anything special that you want included in your vows that you

            haven't mentioned? If so, please specify:

 

            _______________________________________________________________________

 

            _______________________________________________________________________

 

 

Your Names:

 

            Will you be sharing last names?  ___ Yes      ___ No

 

            How do you want to be introduced?

 

            Mr. and Mrs. __________________________________________________________

 

            or ___________________________________________________________________

 

            Please print your names phonetically (the way they are pronounced):

 

            ____________________________________________________________________

 

            ____________________________________________________________________

 

 

Special Circumstances:

 

            Are there any special issues that I, as your officiant, should be aware of

            regarding the wedding?  i.e. family issues needing special attention, divorced

            parents,family conflicts, etc. Please specify:

 

                _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

                _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

                _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

                _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

                _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

Your Relationship:

 

            How did you meet?  

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

           

            For the bride...What do you love most about your groom?

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

 

             For the bride...what would you like your guests to know about your

             relationship? 

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

             For the groom...What do you love most about your bride?

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            For the groom...what would you like your guests to know about your

            relationship? 

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            ______________________________________________________________________   

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

            Bride and Groom...What else would you like to tell me about yourself and your

            relationship, your background or your personal beliefs that will help me create  

            your personalized ceremony?­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

 

            ______________________________________________________________________

 

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            ______________________________________________________________________

 

Contract

Jae Farkas, M.S., D.D.

Ordained Wedding Officiant

20180 Summit View Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91351 

661.298.9100

yzwmn@sbcglobal.net   /  www.spiritualvows.com

 

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This contract is an agreement between Jae Farkas, M.S., D.D., (referred to hereafter as "the officiant"), and  ___________________________ and ____________________________(referred to hereafter as "the couple").

 

The officiant will provide the following services: free initial consultation, any necessary phone calls, e-mails and contact between the couple and the officiant in order to create a personalized wedding ceremony.  The arrival of the officiant at least one-half (½) hour ahead of the scheduled ceremony time at the wedding site in order to be available for moral support, guidance, review or assistance to the couple prior to the wedding. 

The officiant will sign the legal marriage license and oversee the witnesses' signatures.  The officiant will perform the wedding ceremony. The officiant will provide a personalized marriage certificate and an album containing a script of the couple's ceremony.  The officiant will remain for approximately one-half (½) hour after the ceremony to be available to pose for any photographs at the couple's request. The couple agrees to allow the officiant to use images from their wedding in the officiant's marketing materials including but not limited to brochures and websites.

 

In exchange for the above services the couple will pay the following fees:

Ceremony:                              $350.00 total

Deposit:                                  $100.00 (non-refundable to hold the date)

Balance:                                 $250.00 (due one week--7 days--prior to the date of the

                                              wedding ceremony by cash, check or PayPal (extra fee

                                              applies).

The following additional fees will be added ONLY if applicable:                        

Rehearsal:                             $100.00

Travel Time & Mileage:          $1.25 per mile beyond a 50 mile round trip for travel time to

                                           and from the wedding site from the officiant's home base of

                                           Santa Clarita, California (calculated using MapQuest)

                          

 

We accept the above terms and our fee obligations regarding the performance of our wedding ceremony: 

 

Name: ________________________________________________ Date: _________________

            Bride or Groom

 

 

Name: ________________________________________________ Date: _________________

            Jae Farkas

 

Please complete this worksheet, sign and date this contract and return it with your $100 deposit to Jae Farkas, 20180 Summit View Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91351