Ceremonies

Rev. Dawn and the Seventh Sense officiants specialize in wedding ceremonies that are uniquely meaningful, bridging your traditions, and incorporating your love story, backgrounds, heritage, and spirituality. Dawn offers bilingual and trilingual options (French & Spanish.) Rev. Dawn is an ordained interfaith minister with a social justice background, who's company is built with the mission to facilitate individuals, couples, and families to create meaningful ritual and celebration, and deeper connection. She also officiates ceremonies for all rites of passage, including baby blessings, memorials, and vow renewals. As of June 2018, 5% of proceeds will be donated to charitable causes, including The Maxwell House.

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STANDARD CEREMONY PACKAGE: $565

After the initial complimentary consult, should you choose to book, Rev. Dawn will then promptly email you reading samples and text options for different components to give you ideas for your unique ceremony- everything is customizable and the materials serve only as a starting point. The package includes a 90-minute in person or virtual planning meeting, unlimited revisions, arriving a min. of 30 min. in advance of ceremony start time, officiating, and signing and mailing your license by certified mail.

A basic custom ceremony can include any or all of the following: A welcome, an opening invocation/blessing, two-three readings, your choice of vows, a ring ceremony, a hand ceremony, honoring of parents, grandparents, and/or God/Spirit parents, honoring of the guests, a simple ritual involving your guests, a unity or other simple candle ceremony, sand ceremony, jumping of the broom, and/or breaking of the glass.

PERSONAL CEREMONY PACKAGE: $595 (Most Popular)

After the initial complimentary consult, should you choose to book, Rev. Dawn will then promptly email you reading samples and text options for different components to give you ideas for your unique ceremony- everything is customizable and the materials serve only as a starting point. The package includes a 90-minute in person or virtual planning meeting, unlimited revisions, arriving a min. of 30 min. in advance of ceremony start time, officiating, and signing and mailing your license by certified mail.

The full Standard Package, plus a unique opening story and vows developed exclusively for you and in collaboration with you that include elements of your love story, background, and journey.

Add-ons: $45/each  Include any number of rituals or blessings from various world traditions, researched and developed exclusively for each couple, representing both partners’ distinct spiritual beliefs and cultural heritage. A few examples include:

  • Handfasting ceremony (Pagan/Wiccan/Celtic)

  • Calling in the Directions (Native American)

  • Sheva Brachot (Seven Blessings) and Blessing of the wine (Jewish)

  • Mangal Fera/Saptapadi (circling sacred fire/seven steps) (Hindu)

  • Lasso y Arras (Mexican Catholic)

Bilingual- $85.00 in addition to any package you choose aboveThe inclusion of elements of the ceremony in Spanish and/or French. Components will be selected by joint discussion between the clients and the Officiant.

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Relationship-Building Sessions

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Premarital counseling is not required, however, I have found it can be of monumental benefit-- even for couples who have been together a long time, and who feel they are strong communicators. Couples who undergo premarital counseling are 31% less likely to divorce! My focus in all sessions is always on providing a safe, neutral space, in which I ask a lot of questions, and may help offer perspective. I also have some tools I have found useful for helping couples hear one another out if things do get challenging, and enable you to create strong patterns and rituals to ensure your relationship is always a priority.  We discuss all the basics: communication, conflict resolution, spirituality (if applicable), sex, finances, and family- and spend as much or as little time as you need in each area. Expect to cover all foundational areas in 4-6 sessions.

Premarital counseling sessions are $160/hr.  Sessions by Skype and Zoom are also available nationwide at a discounted rate of $145/hr.

A link to book a time on my counseling calendar is here: Counseling Calendar.

Relationship-building sessions and guidance and support for couples at any stage of relationship is also offered at the same hourly rate.

Now certified in the SYMBIS assessment-- in invaluable tool to see, in a full-color report based on extensive research with thousands of couples, easily seen and review where and how you correlate, what areas may need additional discussion, and what challenges you may face on your journey.

Counseling offers you an open space to share and explore your views on very specific and meaningful values, expectations, roles, etc. and I offer concrete tools for communication -- especially for hearing your partner through challenging times-- and for conflict resolution that can be used for the rest of your lives.


Additional Services

 
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Weddings

Premarital Counseling

Motivational Speaking (Mastering the Chaos, Engaged Relationship, and Radical Balance)

Spiritual Coaching and Counseling

Separation/Divorce/Relationship transition rituals

Baby Naming and Blessing Ceremonies

Funeral and Remembrance Ceremonies

Home or Office Blessings

Personal and Professional Consulting

Event Management

Workshops or Individual Sessions

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