GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE. Call 401-847-6551 to request. Any denomination available.
  GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE. Call 401-847-6551 to request. Any denomination available.

Wedding Party Newport: Where your unique expression of Love becomes  Your forever after.

     Rhode island was known, in Colonial times, as The Place of the Otherwise Minded. We were the first colony to welcome and  accept all religions  and faiths to our shores. WEDDING PARTY NEWPORT carries on that illustrious tradition.

     I became an ordained non-denominational minister in 1995, dedicated to offering weddings and life transforming services which express every couple's unique passion and energy.

     I have had the honor of presiding at weddings from Vermont to Florida.  Weddings have been performed at some of Newport's  most beautiful destinations; Breton Point, Easton's Beach Rotunda, Newport Yachting Center, The Edward King House, Belle Mer, Gooseberry Beach, and Castle Hill.

Ceremonies have also been performed at The Carnegie Center in Washington, DC, Von Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont, Fort Barton in Tiverton, RI, Palm Beach in Florida, Colt State Park in Bristol, RI.

     Whether you choose a simple backyard wedding with a BarBQue, at the family farm, a wedding on a rock just off shore from Atlantic Beach Club(because that is where you celebrated your proposal), on a boat like The Adirondack or dressed up in Militia garb or as a Knight and his lady at King Richard's Faire (because you are re-enactors), I believe that however and wherever you seek to express LOVE is a SACRED PLACE and I am ready to help you express your Unique Soul Vision.

 

My fee for service includes creating the ceremony of your dreams. Each ceremony I create is a unique expression of your personal story and journey towards Love. I can help you write your vows, find the perfect destination and put you in touch with helpful support, from music to gifts. Check out my Links Page for referrals for everything from destinations to florists, bakery to music.

 

Fees range from $200 to $400 complexity of the ceremony and includes a free introductory meeting, creating your unique ceremony, rehearsal, actual ceremony and taking care of filing appropriate paper work. All you have to do is enjoy your special day! (Travel and lodging outside of Rhode Island may be negotiated on a case by case basis.)

 

I can be reached at Wedding Party Newport , 401-847-6551.

 

HOW DO I OBTAIN A LICENSE?

Apply for the marriage license in person

Both people must apply for the license in person and sign the application in the presence of a city or town clerk or his or her assistant. Please be sure to contact the city or town office where you will apply for the license to verify their identification requirements and hours open to the public.

Rhode Island residents:

  • If both applicants live in Rhode Island, apply for the license from the city/town clerk of the residence of either applicant. The marriage license is valid in any city or town in Rhode Island and the couple may be married anywhere in Rhode Island.
  • If one applicant lives in Rhode Island the license must be issued from that applicant's city/town of residence.

Non-residents:

  • If neither applicant lives in Rhode Island, the marriage license must be obtained at the city or town clerk's office where the ceremony will take place. Rhode Island law states that the marriage license is valid only in the city or town in which it was issued. If the ceremony is performed in a city or town other than where it was issued, the validity of the marriage may be in question.

Provide required identification and legal documents

Proof of Birth Facts and Identification

  • Most cities and towns require certified copies of your birth certificates and a valid government issued picture ID.
  • Please be sure to contact the city or town clerk where you will apply for the marriage license to verify their requirements and hours of operation.

Permit to Marry for Minors and Persons Under Legal Guardianship

  • A Minor's Permit to Marry must be completed for any applicant under the control of a parent or guardian if 16 or 17 years of age. The permit may be obtained from the city or town clerk where the license will be issued and should be signed and notarized in the presence of the city or town clerk issuing the license.
  • Applicants under the age of 16 cannot get a marriage license in the state of Rhode Island without the approval of Family Court.

Proof That Previous Marriages, Civil Unions or Registered Domestic Partnerships Have Ended

  • If either applicant has been previously married, civilly united or in a registered domestic partnership, and the previous marriage, civil union or registered domestic partnership ended in divorce, dissolution or death, that person must present a certified copy of the FINAL decree of divorce or dissolution, or a certified copy of the death certificate to the city or town clerk.
  • The couple must give the license to the officiant.

Accurate information

  • Any person who willfully and knowingly supplies false information intending that the information be used in the preparation of a marriage license shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both, pursuant to Section 23-3-28 of the RI General Laws.

Pay for the license

Marriage licenses cost $24.

 

WHAT MY COUPLES SAY ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE:

"Dear Cris, I don't think we'll be able to thank you enough for the beautiful ceremony. It was my favorite part of the entire day. Thank you so much for making our day so special and memorable.

Much Love, Nikki and Domenic"

 

" Cris, Thank you so much for performing a beautiful ceremony on such short notice for us! I especially loved the Celtic warrior blessing. Love Always, Heather, Alex & Madison"

 

"Dear Cris, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for doing our ceremony-when Bill and I first started talking about who should do it I thought of you right away--you've been totally great about helping us figure out what we want, and giving us ideas to work from. It's nice to know the person doing the ceremony personally-it makes it that much more special. Love and hugs Kim and Bill"

 

HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE GIFT FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL?

GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR TAROT, INTEGRATIVE HEALING, SHAMANIC JOURNEY, REIKI.

Call 401-662-6642 or 401-847-6551 to set up your personal consultation NOW!

MC, Visa, check or cash accepted.

Gift certificates can be mailed to you or your intended recipient or you can make arrangements to pick it up.

 

Check out our ARTICLES PAGE for HALLOWMAS rituals and article.

 

EVENTS:

EVERYONE WHO HAS A READING  WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ENTERED TO WIN A CUSTOMIZED TAROT PACKAGE!

Classes at Northern Lights:

CALL 401-293-5655 to register

 

OCTOBER 10  OVERCOMING YOUR DEEPEST FEAR with EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE
COST: $50
6:30-8:30
Emotional Freedom Technique utilizes tapping on acupressure meridians known to unwind and release deep-seated fears and phobias. We will learn how to muscle test to discover the best supportive remedies needed to amplify  the technique and customize it to your  needs. After this program you will take away a valuable tool that you can use to overcome fears and anxieties as they arise.

 

OCT. 14 from 1- 7 pm

PSYCHIC FAIR at GATHER,

312 Broadway, Newport, RI

Call 401-314-4014

Drop ins welcome!

 

OCT 22 SHAMANIC DIVINATION

COST:  $50

11:30-3:30

Shamans were the first "mediums", connecting to The Spirit World to retrieve important messages for their People. You too can transcend the boundaries of this Earth Plane to connect directly to Source. Learn how.

Northern Lights Holistic, 204B Clock Tower Plaza, Portsmouth RI, call 401-293-5655

 

OCT 24, 4-9 pm

TAROT AT DIMARE' Seafood Market Bar and Bistro, 2706 So. Co. Trail, East Greenwich., RI

Go to www.ridimare.com/

facebook to save your slot

Friends meet monthly for signature libations and creative culinary delights while having their fortunes revealed. $30 for 25 min.

Register by going to www.ridimare.com 401--885-8100

 

OCT 29, 11:30-3:30 PM

DISCOVER YOUR TOTEM GUIDE COST: $50

at Northern Lights Holistic, 204b Clock Tower Plaza, Portsmouth, RI

Travel to the upper  and lower worlds to access your personal Totem guide.Shamans use drums or rattles to discover the wisdom of the Universe by contacting their Guiding Totem. Learn how to interact with your Higher Guide for your best and highest good.

Pre-register go to: 401-293-5655

 

NOVEMBER 6 & 7

REIKI II CERTIFICATION

COST: $150

6;30-8:30

Obtaining your REIKI II certification allows you to work professionally in spas, hsopitals and privately to bring this effective energy medicine to the public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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