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Officiant in Grinnell, Iowa,
(641) 831-2111

About Us

Denise Gonyea, Iowa Wedding Officiant, is an ordained minister specializing in non-denominational wedding ceremonies. Honoring all faiths and paths, she creates personalized wedding ceremonies and offers a collection of wedding vows to inspire couples to create their ideal wedding ceremony.

Officiant Denise Gonyea is an attorney who began officiating weddings in 2009 during her 4-year term as a judicial magistrate. Denise enjoyed celebrating wedding vows with couples so much, that after her judicial term ended, she became an ordained minister and now continues to preside over marriages in Central Iowa. Reverend Denise has officiated over 300 wedding ceremonies in different locations, from outdoor to indoor venues. For Rev. Denise, marrying couples is an honor and a joy.

Services Offered
Denise will guide you through a process to create a customized wedding ceremony for your special day. Officiant Denise works with all sizes of weddings from small family gatherings to large venue events. Rev. Gonyea also offers an elopement service perfect for couples who want a simple and sweet ceremony with up to four guests. She officiates different types of weddings, including non-religious, single religion, interfaith ceremonies, and vow renewals. Rehearsal facilitation services are optional.

Jenny D.

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  • Denise was amazing!! She was able to prepare our ceremony, with short notice, exactly as we requested. Everything was perfect!! We are so THANKFUL that we chose Denise to perform our ceremony. Thank you!!! Mr & Mrs Brandon Denton

    responded with the following comments.

    Congratulations Jenny and Brandon! It was a pleasure to be a part of your special day. I'm so glad that you loved your ceremony. Best wishes to you both on your happily ever after!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Officiant

    What is the typical price for your wedding services?

    $ 350.00

    What is the starting price for your wedding services?

    $ 100.00

    Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


    What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

    $ 100.00

    What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

    Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion

    What services do you provide?

    Allow Couples' Own Vows

    What religious affiliations do you serve?

    Agnostic, Anglican, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Pagan, Presbyterian, Quaker, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist, Unitarian

    On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

    Less than 30 mins.

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