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Wedding Officiant Services

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As an ordained Interfaith/Interspiritual Minister I serve Interfaith couples, the LGBTQ+ community, as well as those who are secular, non-denominational, or couples interested in a spiritual ceremony that honors the Sacredness of your Union.


I am deeply committed to serving any and all expressions of Love! I Bless and Affirm commitment ceremonies for non-traditional relationship constellations, alt identities, and for the myriad of faith and non-faith expressions. I take a stand for radical inclusivity and our sovereign right to Love.

I co-create highly personalized ceremonies that:

  • Reflect your Love Story

  • Honor and weave various faith-based, secular and/or spiritual backgrounds

  • Respect, Value, and Include the Loved Ones present at the ceremony

  • Serve diverse identities, family constellations, and non-traditional Unions

  • Are distinctively memorable, and mark a significant moment in time

I am available for the following services:

  • Complementary Consultation

  • Introductory Meeting

  • Customized Wedding Ceremony

  • Pre-Marital Spiritual Guidance

  • Vow-Writing

  • Ceremony Rehearsal

  • License Submission

  • Ongoing Spiritual Support

  • Elopement Ceremonies

  • Destination Weddings

Getting Your Marriage License

In the state of Virginia a Marriage License can be obtained from any county clerk's office.

The license is good for anywhere in the state, regardless of the county you apply for the license in. If you plan to be married in DC or out of the state, you will need to get your license in the state where the marriage is taking place. Folks traveling from another state to be married in Virginia, will need to get their marriage license in Virginia. 


Henrico County:

Due to the COVID-19 Emergency Order an appointment is required in order to obtain a Marriage License at the City of Richmond Circuit Court.  You can all (804) 646-6506 to make an appointment.​


Obtaining a Marriage License

  • Marriage licenses are issued from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.

  • Licenses are issued regardless of the applicants' residence as long as the marriage will take place in Virginia.

  • Both parties must be present and must present a photo I.D.

  • The marriage license fee is $30.00.  Payment must be cash or credit/debit card.b

  • Blood tests are not required.

  • The marriage license is valid for 60 days. If the marriage does not take place within 60 days from the date the license was issued, a new license must be issued and additional fees must be tendered. There is no provision for a refund.

  • If either party is divorced, the date of the final divorce decree is required. Applicants must furnish first, middle and last names of parents, including maiden name of mother.

  • You may purchase a certified copy of the marriage license for a fee of $2.50.

Click Here for the Richmond County Marriage License Worksheet.

After the Wedding

  • Rev. Ashley Rose will return the executed marriage license to the Clerk's Office for permanent retention. If you would like a copy of your marriage license, please follow the instructions below. ​


Obtaining a Copy of a Marriage License

Certified copies are $2.50 each and are available by written request or in the Clerk's Office during regular business hours. Payment may be made by cash, check or money order (payable to Edward F. Jewett, Clerk). Credit cards are also accepted for the payment of such fees, in person.​

  • Written requests for certified copies should include the following: names of the parties who were married, date of marriage, and a check or money order for $2.50 made payable to Edward F. Jewett, Clerk. 


Changing Names After Marriage

  • Contact the Social Security Administration and DMV in order to obtain information regarding requirements for changing names.  

Click here for information regarding how to change your name with the DMV

Click here for information regarding how to change your name with the Social Security Administration

THANK YOU for your patronage!

Your monetary gifts support a livelihood and allow for the continuance of this Sacred work!

*Please note that Rev. Ashley Rose works on a sliding scale basis to ensure that people of all socio-economic backgrounds are served! The recognition of our varying levels of privilege are essential for the collective expression of Love to thrive.

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