lehigh valley, philadelphia, poconos, and destination

Donna Forsythe

wedding officiants endorsed 
through the humanist society

 and the



elopements + Micro weddings

other ceremonies



other ceremonies

A greater number of individuals identify as non-religious, secular, or 'spiritual' than ever before.

Many couples or families who seek our services are from mixed faith backgrounds or different cultures and are not comfortable having to 'pick sides'. They want all of their loved ones to be included, honored, and celebrated during their ceremony. Regardless of your religious or spiritual identity, a Humanist ceremony puts the focus on the person or people being celebrated.

While End of Life Celebrations, Vow Renewals, and Baby Welcomings are more common, we also create other life-cycle ceremonies, such as Coming of Age Celebrations, Adoption Ceremonies, and most recently, we are proud to offer Trans Gender Naming Ceremonies.
(see below)

Contact us and let us show you
how we can make your next celebration be a joyful and heartfelt experience for all!

What is a Humanist Ceremony?

end of life celebrations/

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vow renewals

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Secular End of Life Celebrations meaningfully recognize the life of a loved one. Each is handcrafted based on interviews with family and friends.
They are authentic, personal memorials celebrating a cherished life.
Fee: $975

baby welcomings

Baby Welcomings or Baby Namings are joyous secular celebrations to recognize a new life. The focus is on celebrating the arrival of a new member of the family
 and all this child will bring
to the lives he or she touches.
Our rates for Baby Welcomings are in line with our our Wedding Ceremony Fees.

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'in the midst of our sorrow, you helped us...'

Trans Gender Naming Ceremonies

"From the moment you introduced yourself in my home and began to explain the process of putting together a meaningful service for my son, I knew you were the right person to honor his life. You radiated love. In the midst of our sorrow and hazy mental state, you truly helped us focus our thoughts away from our pain, and onto telling our son's story in a beautiful and loving way. Thank you for providing such a beautiful Celebration of Life service for my son, Ray."

Deborah Hartley

We are honored to offer Transgender Naming Ceremonies at no cost. Our business was founded on recognizing and supporting the LGBTQ community and this is one small way we can support our trans friends. Contact us if you would like to discuss details or simply to have questions answered. Naming ceremonies are joyful occasions for you and your family/friends to recognize your chosen name while honoring and relinquishing your given name. Whether you’re an adolescent, young adult, or ‘mature’ individual....this ceremony will be created to celebrate YOU!
Fee: Free Service

There are so many special reasons to 
celebrate and recognize your marriage. When you decide to renew your vows, 
our celebrants have wonderful ways to
 create ceremonies which celebrate 
your love and life together.
Fee: Ranges from $$625 - $925


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