A Unique Comprehensive Celebrant/Officiant Training Program
Formal Preparation to Conduct
Weddings, Funerals, and Other Rites of Passage
Do you have a desire to become a celebrant and officiate at wedding ceremonies and/or memorials and other rituals?
Perhaps you already conduct rites of passage
but would like formal training and validation of your credibility...
Global Ministries University Offers
a Wedding Certificate
a Funeral Certificate
and a Certificate of Celebrancy!
Celebrant Training Program Options*
The Celebrant Training Program trains you to become a celebrant/officiant or, if you already conduct ceremonies and/or services, it is intended enhance your skills. There are three options:
Wedding CertificateThis program is designed to provide formal training to create and conduct weddings and other commitment ceremonies.
Objectives of the Wedding Certificate Program cover:
The viewing and evaluation of various ceremonies
The role of a wedding celebrant
How to design weddings and other commitment ceremonies with substance, meaning, and dignity
How to write and deliver a ceremonial message
The practicalities of being a wedding celebrant, such as image, marketing, working with other professionals, running a business, and legalities
Funeral CertificateThis program is designed to provide the training needed to create and conduct services and rituals related to times of transition and celebration.
Objectives of the Funeral Certificate Program cover:
The viewing and evaluation of funeral services
The role of a funeral celebrant
How to design funeral and other rites of passage services with substance, meaning, and dignity
How to write and deliver a service message
The practicalities of being a rites of passage celebrant, such as image, marketing, working with other professionals, and running a business
Certificate of Celebrancy This program is designed to provide the training needed to create and conduct both ceremonies and services as described above.
*This program is unique in that you will work with your Mentor on a one-on-one basis and, in addition to covering all aspects of celebrancy, your mentor will also allow you to focus on a specific area if you plan to work with a particular religious group, for example. Feel free to submit the inquiry below to find out if we can accommodate your needs.
Wedding Certicate (Weddings and Other Commitment Ceremonies): $800*
Funeral Certificate (Funerals and Other Rites of Passage): $800*