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Officially hitched

your wedding officiant

Co-creating a custom wedding ceremony with you!

 
 
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Make it Official!

Congrats! You and your partner have decided to get married!  As you plan all the details of the big day, you may be wondering who will guide the ceremony so it lives up to your expectations.  You may be sorting through religious and cultural traditions, trying to knit together a ceremony that feels authentic.  You may be asking each other, how do we make this official? 

You've come to the right place!  I can create a custom ceremony; one that is uniquely tailored to authentically represent your union.  I'll be your guide and co-creator, as we weave together ancient and contemporary, traditional and unconventional.  

On the big day, I can solemnize the union with style, grace, and warmth.  

I'm Rachael Tanner, your Wedding Officiant, co-creating a custom wedding ceremony with you!

(628) 400.2684 Rachael@OfficiallyHitched.com  

 

 

 

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packages

Choose the package of services that is right for you! 

 
 
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from the Ground up! $700 

For couples desiring to create a ceremony that reflects your union and matches the celebration, we can work together to craft an original ceremony.  Drawing on inspiration from many traditions and ceremonies, we will craft something that feels authentic.  We can cover the processional, the recessional, and everything in between. If you are interested in a unique ceremony, choose this option.  As compared to Simply Deliver, I will work alongside you to provide coaching and even original writing. 

With this package, I provide:

  • Access to a catalog of ceremonies to use in their entirety or as inspiration
  • 6 half-hour consultations
  • Original writing
  • Research of topics and traditions of interest
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Officiating the Ceremony!
 
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Photo by ahavelaar/iStock / Getty Images

simply deliver $450

You and your partner have dreamed of the big day, now you need an officiant. I’ll happily perform the ceremony.  This is ideal for couples who have a strong vision for the ceremony yet are seeking a charismatic and thoughtful person who can bring that vision to life.  I can provide materials to use as inspiration, consultations to ensure we have thought of everything, and assistance in getting the words just right. 

With this package, I provide:

  • Access to ceremonies to use in their entirety or as inspiration
  • 4 half-hour consultations
  • Editing and writing consultation
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Officiating the Ceremony!
 
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Photo by pixdeluxe/iStock / Getty Images

quickie $200

For couples who know word-for-word the ceremony they want, I can meet you at a location of your choice in the Bay Area.  You can choose from several different existing ceremonies and adjust them to mark the occasion or provide your own.  Perfect for a wedding at City Hall or elopements.  Alternatively, if you have already written or selected your own ceremony but need the right person to officiate, I’m happy to play that role at a more formal engagement.

With this package, I provide:

  • Access to a catalog of ceremonies to use in their entirety
  • 1 half hour consultation
  • Officiating the Ceremony!
 
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Photo by iPandastudio/iStock / Getty Images

OFFICIANT COACHING  $150

Having a friend or loved one officiate your wedding is a great idea! In California, it’s very easy to do.  With this package, I can help you and your “officiant for the day” get legally prepared, help craft the ceremony, and provide some speech coaching. 

With this package, I provide:

  • Access to a catalog of ceremonies to use in their entirety or as inspiration
  • 2 half-hour consultations
  • 1 Rehearsal

Book Your Free

intro consultation

Let's start by getting acquainted.  We can meet in person, via phone, or video chat.  

I'll learn more about your needs and desires, and you'll learn what I have to offer.  Then, we can move forward. 

 
 
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About rachael

 
 

Passion + TALENt

I officiated my first wedding in July of 2016, for 2 dear friends—Dan and Melissa.  I  enjoyed working alongside them to create a ceremony that reflected their relationship.  I enjoyed the ceremony and received such encouraging feedback, I knew I’d love to offer this service to others.

This creative and spiritual endeavor combines my love of public speaking, strong writing skills, and my abiding faith in the divine and the conviction that we are sacred.  

Diversity + the Divine  

I was raised in--and still practice--the Protestant Christian tradition. I believe, however, there are many paths to the divine. I am ready to accept the presence or absence of faith. I am comfortable in any cultural or religious tradition, including atheism, agnosticism, and secular humanism.  I can and get along with just about anyone.  

I grew up in the midwest, spent time out east, and now live here in San Francisco.  I am a bi-racial and well-traveled woman, eager to learn about the traditions that matter to you and your partner.

Ordination

I am ordained by American Marriage Ministries, a non-profit, interfaith and non-denominational church.  American Marriage Ministries believes that the choice of wedding officiant belongs to the couple.  Read more about this ordination here.

a little about me

I am 31 years old.  I grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan—a small city in southwest Michigan.  I attended the University of Michigan for undergrad, directed a faith-based non-profit in Kalamazoo, and then headed to pursue a graduate degree in City Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  

After a few years in Long Beach, California, my partner and I settled here in San Francisco.  I enjoy my day job as a city planner, as well as my hobbies: politics, performance, and being outdoors!

Photo:  David Leong Photography

 
 

contact rachael!

Not quite ready to book a free consultation?  Have some questions or ideas?  

Feel free to use this form or send an email to Rachael@officiallyhitched.com. Or call me at (628) 400-2684.

Talk to you soon!

xoxo....Rachael

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