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Posted: Aug.14.2008

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Licensed Marriage / HandFasting Clergy

Offered by: Charmed By Starr - Starr RavenHawk

Located in: New York, New York



Skill/Service Details: HandFasting / Wedding Officiants of New York State
Congratulations on your upcoming handfasting/wedding. You've found your perfect life partner, that is the most important part.

We are 3rd Degree Wiccan High Priestesses New York State and City Ordained and Licensed Non-Denominational Clergy. Legally Registered Wedding /Handfasting Officiants in New York City’s five boroughs and all other areas of New York State.

Ceremonies beautifully crafted to harmonize the special celebration of your perfect union. A beautiful affair of the heart, joyously performed, by a 3rd Degree High Priestess of the NYC Wiccan Family Temple.

Specializing in HandFasting / Marriage ceremonial services of your choice: personalized, traditional, custom designed, contemporary, civil and interfaith marriage ceremonies, commitment and re-commitment ceremonies, with whatever theme you may have in mind. Along with complete HandFasting counseling guiding you to the perfect ceremony just for you on your day.

Ceremonies including (but not limited to) : Legal Weddings, Handfastings/ Commitment Ceremonies, HandPartings (an amiably therapeutic version of a divorce) , Dedications, Croning Rituals, Birth Rite – Baby blessings/Wiccanings and Namings, Last Rites, and Domestic Pet Funerals.

Founder of the Wiccan Family Temple and The WFT Academy of Pagan Studies. Facilitator of all Esbats and the 8 Sabbats of our pagan year, for The NYC Wiccan Family Temple. Also, facilitates all religion classes at WFT Acadenmy of Pagan Studies. www.freewebs.com/wftacademyofpaganstudies

Additional services: We can provide Spiritual Counseling utilizing the integrative techniques of astrology and tarot.

HandFastings / Weddings:
Fees are determined by many factors; however our rates are reasonable as possible so that all requiring our services can be assisted.

Please Note: We do suggest a phone conference or meeting from us prior to reserving your ceremony. Do ask if we are available for a ceremony rehearsal. Please be respectful of us as we are of you. We are dedicated, trained professionals with many years of experience.
Our Craft Names (as our traditions allow) are: Rev. HP Starr RavenHawk, Rev. HP Luna Rojas and Rev. HP Athena.
Welcome and God and Goddess bless!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
MARRIAGE AND HOW WE VIEW IT

What do you believe about Marriage?
Marriage is a sacred contract between two consenting adults, to share their lives and selves with each other, and additionally raise or provide together for any children of the makeup of this households union. Being mindful that children deserve love, stability and guidance from their parents throughout their lifetime. Whatever the setting or the preferences agreed upon together, what is important is that everyone is comfortable and happy with it.

Do you believe in divorce?
While we would like to believe in fairy tales, people change or being human they do make mistakes. It exists as a necessary means of undoing mistakes, or acknowledging change that has caused those in the marriage to grow apart. If all parties enter into a union with a clear understanding of what is wanted, expected, and committed to, it is unlikely that divorce will be a necessary option. When people grow from a place where they are truly together, they rarely grow apart. This is why it is important that all parties be honest with each other, and make sure they know each other well from the start. As I discovered during my short marriage to my husband of 6 years communication, communication, communication it really works.

Do you believe in interfaith marriages?
We have no objection to interfaith marriages, per se, as long as the couple remain compatible enough to be happy together, and have come to a comfortable decision regard which tradition to raise the child or children of the union, if any. It is likely to be necessary that the other faith be one that we consider to be positive, as it's hard to imagine a comfortable union between people who are disturbed by one another's beliefs.

What about interracial marriages?
Until such time as a non-human wants to marry with a human being, and can clearly demonstrate and attest to that fact, and the human is willing, I do not believe there will be such a thing as an interracial marriage. People of all colors and heritage can be happy together; the only requirements are that they be human beings.

What do you mean by "Handfasting"?
We believe that people should know each other well, and in all seasons, before committing to something as serious as marriage, whether to an individual, or to a community. The best way we have found to ensure this is a handfasting, a commitment to make a commitment, if all are suited to it. The people involved are essentially engaged, and the commitment is binding and serious, but on a trial basis, to make sure all are truly suited before committing to what cannot be undone. Genes cannot be unmixed once a child is engendered, and marriage should recognize that. A handfasting can be for any length of time, in various traditions, but in ours we prefer the common year and a day - this ensures that all parties see each other in all moods and seasons. Summer love is very different under the bleak light of a February or November sky.

Below is the link to the New York City clerks website and their information:
http:www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/html/home/home.shtml

Q. Can I use a Marriage License obtained at one of your offices outside of New York City in another part of New York State?
A. Yes. You may use a Marriage License issued in New York City in any part of New York State. Your marriage record will be maintained by the Office of the City Clerk.
Q. Can I use a Marriage License obtained in another part of New York State in the City of New York?
A. Yes. You may use a Marriage License issued by a Town Clerk or City Clerk outside of New York City anywhere within the City of New York. Your marriage record will be maintained by the Department of Health of the State of New York in Albany.
Q. How do I get married in New York City?
A. You have to first obtain a Marriage License and then have a Marriage Ceremony in the City Clerk's Office or a Marriage Ceremony outside the City Clerk's Office.
Q. How do I obtain a Marriage License?
A. Follow the steps to obtain a license on the Marriage License page.
Q. Is there a waiting period? Can we get married right away?
A. Yes, there is a waiting period. Once you obtain your Marriage License, you must wait a full 24 hours before your Marriage Ceremony can be performed unless you obtain a Judicial Waiver.
Q. How long is the Marriage License valid?
A. A Marriage License is valid for 60 days, beginning the day after it is issued. Members of the armed forces who can prove they are on active duty at the time of applying for the Marriage License can obtain a Marriage License valid for 180 days.
Q. How much does the Marriage License cost?
A. The fee for a Marriage License is $35 by credit card or money order payable to the City Clerk.
Q. Can I have both a religious and civil ceremony?
A. Yes. Many couples choose to have a civil Marriage Ceremony prior to a religious Marriage Ceremony. You may marry the same person more than once.

These and more questions you can have answered about legal weddings please do go to the city clerks website provided above.

If you check out our many websites and meetup.com you will see that we facilitate many rituals on a monthly basis. The Full Moon, Dedications, Wiccanings, Rites of Passage and Last Rites.
Thank You.
Blessed Be.
God & Goddess and Bless

We are also HandFasting / Wedding Planners please see our website at www.freewebs.com/romantichandfastings for further information (this site is under construction)
meetup.com link: http://witches.meetup.com/1439/,
www.freewebs.com/wiccanfamilytemple
www.freewebs.com/wftacademyofpaganstudies,

Rates: Rates: Clergy fees are $500.00 weekday and $650.00 weekends, House blessings $115.00 Baby Wiccanings $125.00 Wiccanings $125.00 , Rites of Passages $125.00 Dedications $150.00 Croning Rituals $150.00 Last Rites $150.00 Pet Funerals $150.00

Website: http://www.freewebs.com/wiccanfamilytemple

Telephone: (917) 378-5012



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