Dee Wonderful Officiant

Rev. Dee Richardson: Wedding Officiant ~Where YOUR wedding matters!

Officiant Services

Officiant services for your Wedding, All Life Celebrations, Spiritual, Premarital Counseling and Life Coaching! Rev. Dee and Diva Matters Ministry, is dedicated, competent, many faceted and Equality focused, accepting of all walks of life, all faiths, no faith, and Interfaith!

I am a Portland-based Wedding Officiant, Celebrant, Non-denominational Minister, who CELEBRATES love in ALL forms; Interfaith, Interracial, Gay, Straight, Trans….even incorporating PETS into the ceremony! I serve the entire state of Oregon, Washington and beyond.

Weddings ~ Vow Renewal
Commitment Ceremonies…and More!

Is it important to you to have a personal, heartfelt, touching Ceremony, or are you looking for something quick, pre-written and simple? You will find we can accommodate what you want and need! Modifications can be made, so just ask!

no cost/no obligation initial consultation is always provided, in the comfort of my comfy-cozy office,  where we will together pour over ideas, client references, discuss in detail what you want, don’t want, and  share my offerings, and from there we’ll be able to determine your needs, see if we are the perfect match and if we are, let’s find what would suit you best!

Call Rev. Dee Richardson today at (503) 998-7481 for your quote!

I love to create heartfelt, inspirational, meaningful, memorable and personal experiences through the ceremony…just for you and your true love! Your guests will be feeling the LOVE too!

  • I travel ALL over OR and WA. and beyond!
  • Local Portland Metro Area – Outside of Portland
  • The Coast/The Gorge/and more/added fees apply

My passion is to create heartfelt, inspirational, deeply meaningful and personal wedding ceremonies, with enthusiasm!

I have a five-star rating with Wedding Wire and The Knot, where past clients speak highly of my enthusiastic personality, flexibility, and professionalism. I love celebrating LOVE in all its wonderful forms!

  • Same-sex | Gay | Lesbian
  • Trans
  • Straight
  • Religious | Spiritual
  • Non-denominational
  • Non-religious | Secular
  • Traditional | Non-traditional
  • InterFaith
  • InterRacial
  • Inspirational | Meaningful
  • Heartfelt | Personal
  • Formal | Large | Elaborate | Hotels, Venues etc.
  • Casual | Small | Simple | Homes, Parks, etc.

Diva Matters Ministry offers many possibilities for your wedding ceremony. Be sure to call and we can discuss the options!

These prices are approximate……

ELOPEMENT – 2-10 guests
$295 – added cost for distance
Small, intimate, (no need for the Courthouse!).
My office or a local, close location.
Initial meeting or phone consult
1 hour, 1 day, 1 week, 1 month notice
2-10 people
Pre-written script and vows
Submitting legal documents
*Added cost for Coast | Gorge | other long distances*

Rev. Dee’s warm, personal touches, along with her professional expertise was so refreshing! We got so many compliments from our guests and other vendors! If she is available for your date, look no further-book her now. If she is already booked on the date you have chosen….pick a new date! Seriously- she is worth it! -Analiese -North Plains

WEDDINGS – Small to Large
$495 – $595 added cost for distance

Includes; Initial visit plus 1 visit to read thru script/edit

Personalized script
Help with your own vows-printed on keepsake paper
Packet of vow examples/samples
Added ceremony– Sand, Unity, Wine Box, etc……
Arrive 45-60 minutes prior to ceremony
Submitting legal documents

*Added cost for long distances*

Additional fees:
Rehearsal attendance
$175
**Added cost for long distances

Use of Lapel Mic – $50
Use of portable Boombox – $50

Thank you so very much for the beautiful ceremony. Everyone absolutely loved it (including us!) and loved you!! So many people kept coming up to us after and telling us how wonderful you are! Brea -Gresham

A deposit of half down is required to
hold your date in my calendar.

Call for YOUR Customized Option!
503-998-7481

Included:

  • The first meeting is complimentary! “Are we a good fit?”
  • Once you book me, there’s no limit for meeting with you or phone calls, or emails, to ensure your comfort and satisfaction.
  • I offer full assistance with writing your own vows, and I print them on keepsake paper for you to cherish forever.
  • I arrive 30-60 minutes prior to the ceremony.
  • I send in all the legal documents for you.

Pay for my officiant services via PayPal




Officiant Services“Rev. Dee’s warm, personal touches, along with her professional expertise was so refreshing! We got so many compliments from our guests and other vendors! If she is available for your date, look no further-book her now. If she is already booked on the date you have chosen….pick a new date! Seriously- she is worth it!”
Analiese, North Plains, OR
“Dee was able to create the perfect ceremony for us; it felt like we had known her for years!”
Hannah, Downtown Portland, OR
“Thank you so very much for the beautiful ceremony. Everyone absolutely loved it (including us), and loved you!! So many people kept coming up to us after and telling us how wonderful you are!”
Brea, Gresham, OR

~WINE COUNTRY: $595 – $695 depending on location

Includes:

  • Initial visit and unlimited visits thereafter
  • Unlimited calls, emails, texts
  • Personalized script
  • Help with your own vows-printed on keepsake paper
  • Packet of vow examples/samples
  • Packet of readings, verses, etc.
  • Added ceremony–Sand, Unity, Wine Box, etc…
  • Added Readings, verses, scriptures, etc…
  • Arrive 45-60 minutes prior
  • Submitting legal documents

REHEARSAL-$195

~COLUMBIA GORGE/OREGON COAST: $650 – $750 depending on location

Includes:

  • Initial visit and unlimited visits thereafter
  • Unlimited calls, emails, texts
  • Personalized script
  • Help with your own vows-printed on keepsake paper
  • Packet of vow examples/samples
  • Packet of readings, verses, etc.
  • Added ceremony–Sand, Unity, Wine Box, etc…
  • Added Readings, verses, scriptures, etc…
  • Arrive 45-60 minutes prior
  • Submitting legal documents

Dee made Sean and I feel so comfortable, not an easy feat for two shy people! 
-Chelsea 

Vow renewal: $395 added cost for long distances

Commitment Ceremony: $350 added cost for long distances

Funeral | Memorial: $395 added cost for long distances

Baby Blessing | Christening: $350 added cost for long distances

  • Includes initial consultation, writing up ceremony, arriving 30 minutes prior to service, emails, and calls as needed.

Fiona Baby Christening

All Life Celebrations

  • Baby Blessing | Christening
  • Funerals | Memorials
  • Commitment Ceremony
  • House Blessing – Clearing
  • Business Blessing – Clearing
  • Pet Blessing – Memorial

Wedding Officiant

Unconditional LOVE!

It is no mistake that

DOG<GOD

are mirror images!!!

Officiant Services Life-Celebrations

Spiritual Counseling ~ Premarital Counseling
~ Life Coaching

Individuals:

  • $125.- per 60-minute session- – – weekdays
  • $135.- per 60-minute session- – – weekends

Couples:

  • $150.- per 60-minute session- – – weekdays
  • $175.- per 60-minute session- – – weekends

Full payment due at time of the session, with discounts for multiple appointments, pre-paid in advance.

Cancellations require 24-hour advance notice.

Phone Consultations are also available

Wedding Officiant“I cannot tell you how many compliments I got on her ceremony! People were so impressed! I was and keep being told that it was one of the best ceremonies they had ever heard. It was personal, fun, touching and with laughter hidden in there. Dee is a breath of fresh air, she was a calming, fun presence thru-out the whole process, and the day of!”
Chelsea, Salem, OR
Gay Weddings

Not everyone dreams of having their wedding in the hospital, but these two waited 25 years for this very moment! Nothing was going to damper their spirits! It was the most incredibly tender-sweetest moment ever! I cannot thank them enough for allowing me to be a part of it! #LoveWins!