Phone: 0437 418 215
Email:carmen@marriagecelebrantcarmen.com.au
 


Member of the Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants

Commonwealth Registered Marriage Celebrant

 

Services

I offer a wide range of personalised ceremonies to suit individual needs and all occasions. Below are the ceremony outline.

Weddings
Handfasting
Overseas letter for marriage Visa application
Namegiving Ceremony
Combined Wedding/Commitment and Namegiving Ceremonies
Divorce Ceremony
Other Ceremonies
Funerals


Weddings:

  • A Careful and thorough preliminary interview.Tony & Jan Davis, Marriage Celebrant Carmen
  • Ceremonies & Celebrations by Dally R. Messenger, a comprehensive ceremony guide is provided to help ceremony wording and a format that is unique for each wedding.
  • Assistance with completion of required legal documents and Registering of the Wedding at Births, Deaths and Marriages office in the State where wedding performed.
  • Reference books on ceremonies and weddings available on loan.
  • Consultation or advice by phone or in person-mutually convenient for all parties.
  • Typing and producing one copy of the Ceremony..
  • Appreciation Certificates available for members of your wedding party.
  • Care taken in booking ceremonies to ensure that conflict or overlap does not arise. (I normally only conduct ONE ceremony per day).
  • The Celebrant will dress to fit in with the style of wedding.
  • Folding table with white table cloth and two chairs provided, if required.
  • Portable PA system for indoor/outdoor usage with iPod available for music.


Handfasting Ceremony
:

  • A Commitment Ceremony based on Pagan or Wiccan beliefs.  If a legal marriage is incorporated, then the Wedding Fee applies.  The marriage requires additional paperwork to be completed by the Celebrant.


Overseas letter for marriage Visa application:

  • Before such a letter can be written to an Australian Embassy overseas, it is a requirement that a Notice of Intended Marriage is lodged with an approved Celebrant. This fee of $100 includes the standard fee of lodging the Notice of Intended Marriage.  This amount of $100 is deducted from the total fee when the ceremony is preformed.  It is not refundable if the marriage does not proceed.

Namegiving Ceremony:Name Giving Ceremony - Marriage Celebrant Carmen

  • A careful and thorough preliminary interview.
  • A selection of Ceremonies from which to choose.
  • A Naming Certificate is provided.
  • Up to four Certificates for Godparents and Guardians


Combined Wedding/Commitment and Namegiving Ceremonies:

  • A Careful and thorough preliminary interview for both ceremonies.
  • Ceremonies & Celebrations by Dally R. Messenger, a comprehensive ceremony guide is provided to help ceremony wording and a format that is unique for each wedding. Plus Namegiving Ceremony.
  • Assistance with completion of required legal documents and Registering of the Wedding at Births, Deaths and Marriages office in the State where wedding performed (where required for selected ceremony).
  • Reference books on ceremonies and weddings available on loan.
  • Consultation or advice by phone or in person-mutually convenient for all parties.
  • Typing and producing one copy of each ceremony.  Julie & Robert, Civil Marriage Celebrant Carmen Walker-Galpin
  • A Naming Certificate is provided. Up to four Certificates for Godparents and Guardians.
  • Care taken in booking ceremonies to ensure that conflict or overlap does not arise. (I normally only conduct ONE ceremony per day).
  • The Celebrant will dress to fit in with the style of Ceremonies.
  • Folding table with white table cloth and two chairs provided, if required.
  • PA system for indoor/outdoor usage with iPod available for music.

Divorce Ceremony:

  • Available to either a couple of just one of the divorcing parties.
  • A careful and thorough preliminary interview.
  • Assistance in devising a Ceremony which is meaningful and positive for the people involved.


Other Ceremonies:
Art Show Openings, Mile stone Birthdays (eg 18th, 21st or 50th to 100th), Changing of Name, Retirement/Career Transition, Boat Launch, House Warming, Animal Memorial Service.

  • A Careful and thorough preliminary interview for each Ceremony is undertaken to ensure in keeping with enjoyment and purpose of ceremony occasion.


Funerals - a
vailable specialist ceremonies  for:
Scattering of Ashes to four winds, Memorial  or Remembrance Service

  • A Careful and thorough preliminary interview.
  • Ceremonies & Celebrations by Dally R. Messenger, a comprehensive ceremony guide is provided to help ceremony wording and a format that is unique for each service.
  • Reference books on ceremonies and relevant readings available on loan.
  • Consultation or advice by phone or in person-mutually convenient for all parties.
  • Typing and producing one copy of the Ceremony.
  • Care taken in bookings to ensure that conflict or overlap does not arise. (I normally only conduct ONE ceremony per day).
  • The Celebrant will dress appropriately for Funeral Ceremony.
  • Portable PA system for indoor/outdoor usage if required with iPod for music.
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