CERTIFICATE OF CELEBRANCY
Global Ministries University offers a Certificate of Celebrancy that prepares you to become a celebrant and trains you to officiate weddings, memorials, and other rituals completely online.
The celebrant training curriculum consists of four courses and a celebrant project:
Interfaith Weddings and Commitment Ceremonies
This course will provide training to write and perform weddings and commitment ceremonies for interfaith, religiously unaffiliated and same-sex couples, including commitment ceremonies, Holy Unions (non-legal religious weddings for same-sex couples) and reaffirmations.
Interfaith Rituals, Prayers and Ceremonies
This course is designed to teach ministers how to write and perform prayers, ceremonies, and rituals, to serve interfaith or multi-faith communities during times of transition and celebration.
Ceremonial Public Speaking
Contemporary theory and application of how to create a homily and implement an effective delivery.
Celebrant Certificate Project
Student will design and perform a ceremony and write a report describing the mechanics and outcome of your effort. Student will be given example ceremonies and rites of passage, licensing assistance, and marketing information.
Client Relations, Interviewing, and Fee Setting
Personalizing and Selecting Ceremony Elements
Suggested Rituals for Weddings and Other Rites of Passage
Wedding Ceremony Format and Performance
Vow Renewals and Anniversaries
Ceremony Observation Report
Legal Issues for Wedding Celebrants
Licensing Information and Assistance
Tuition for the Celebrancy Certificate Program is $1,500 (US) plus a $100 application fee.
We offer an interest-free payment plan and tuition may be paid in five monthly installments of $300
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