Officiant Prices and Services



Rev. Rick Durham Officiant Packages 


Reverend Rick Durham has conducted over one thousand ceremonies throughout the USA and overseas.   As an ordained minister he will conduct non-denominational Christian ceremonies, commitment ceremonies, inter-faith, LGBT, and non-traditional weddings.  Well known for his Waterfall Weddings, Rick is also available for unique, adventure-based weddings.   Ask for details!





Cavender Castle Special Elopement Pricing:  $250 Weekdays & $350 Weekends

Rick is the owner of Cavender Castle, a full service wedding venue in Dahlonega, GA.   If you do not already have a ceremony location selected consider having your elopement at The Castle at special rates of $250 on weekdays (Monday through Thursdays) and $350 on weekends.  Only valid for weddings consisting of the couple, and four guests. 




Weekday Officiant Package:  $295* 

Already have your ceremony site selected? 

Having your wedding on a weekday?  (Mondays through Thursdays).

Perfect for small weddings on a budget!

Includes access to Rick’s Online Ceremony Builder where you can customize your ceremony!




Premium Officiant Package:  $395* 

Rick’s most popular package! 

Designed for weddings of up to 125 guests.

Includes access to Rick’s Online Ceremony Builder where you can customize your ceremony!



Elite Officiant Package: $595*

For larger weddings (over 125 guests), or couples seeking a unique-custom ceremony that captures the true essence of their marriage. 

This package includes an in-depth questionnaire, telephone consultations, and a personal interview with Rev. Rick where we will learn “your story”.  You provide important details about your background, how you met, your families, and your future dreams together.  Rick will understand who you are, and why you are getting married.  Rev. Rick will then customize your wedding into a one-of-a-kind, heart touching ceremony.   




Destination Officiant Package:  (Please Call)

Let Rick perform your legal ceremony in the USA, then he will travel to your Destination Wedding location to repeat your ceremony at an international site of your choosing.  A great choice if you want to avoid the language barriers and legal hassles of getting married in a foreign land.    Call 706-654-6268 for details & prices.




Having a Rehearsal? Rev. Rick can attend for an additional $100.




Ceremony Sound Upgrade:  $250* 

Want your guests to hear your vows?  Thinking about how to play music during your ceremony?   This upgrade includes a sound technician operating our Ceremony Sound System, access to our huge library of ceremony music, and a wireless lapel microphone so your vows are heard by all.  Ask for details!  




Photography Packages:

Do you also need a photographer?   Rick’s wife, Cyndi is a professional wedding planner and photographer.   She often works weddings with Rev. Rick where he conducts the ceremony and she takes photos.  This is especially popular with Elopements and Small-Intimate Weddings where hiring an photographer is not cost effective.  Ask for details!


To see examples of Cyndi’s work please visit:    





*Note: Prices are for weddings within 60 miles of Dahlonega, GA. 

Call for custom quote if wedding is out of this area.




Sounds great!

“So, how do we book Rev. Rick?”


It’s easy! 


  • The first step is to give Rick a call at 706-654-6268.  He will answer all your questions and take your reservation.  


  • Officiant Packages require a 50% deposit at time of booking.  Most couples provide a credit card over the phone to book Rev. Rick.  We also accept cash and checks for your deposit.


  • You will have 72 hours after you book your wedding to change your mind and get a full refund of your deposit.  After this 72 hour waiting period your deposit becomes non-refundable should you cancel your wedding for any reason.


  • Next we will give you access to our Online Planner and send you a collection of wedding vows to your review.


  • Your remaining balance is due one week prior to your wedding.