Marriage Island Weddings & Bexar County Courthouse Weddings San Antonio, Texas

The Ministry at San Antonio(210) 667-6503

Officiants honorariums & fees

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  "We believe that the opportunity to minister and to share with you in one of the most joyous occasions in your life is a privilege and a blessing. We realize that you have a choice when selecting a wedding officiant and we are pleased you have chosen to share your special day with our ministry.

Our service to you includes so much more than a simple wedding ceremony. We welcome you as family, you are a part of our growing ministry. We are excited to provide you with service that includes unlimited telephone and email support, a complementary pre-wedding consultation with our ministers, we process and file your legal marriage paperwork with the State of Texas, and we are always here to help with any questions you may have from planning the ceremony to the very last “I do”.

We’ve maintained friendships  with many couples just like you, from all corners of the world, and we look forward to the privilege of sharing with you in this wonderful time in your life!"


 Notice Regarding Permits For Marriage Island

If you have been told that a permit is not required, you have been misinformed. A City issued permit is always required to use Marriage Island. The Ministry at San Antonio will include the cost of the permit and obtain the permit on your behalf if you wish.. We do not engage in the practice of performing weddings on Marriage Island, or any other city property, without the proper city permits. For your protection we guarantee all wedding reservations by permit with the City of San Antonio. Failure to obtain a permit may result in a fine, citation, loss of scheduled wedding ceremony, or all of the above.

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Gratuity is always appreciated but is not required 

* an additional 5% electronic payment processing fee and a $10.00 downtown service charge will be included with amount invoiced for services.

* * A permit is required by the Cityof San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department for use of Marriage Island and other riverwalk wedding locations. The fee for this permit is charged separately by the city of San Antonio and is not included in the rates for our officiant services. You may contact the San Antonio Parks & Recreation Department at (210) 207-7275 to reserve the island and for permit information.

 "At The Ministry at San Antonio we care about you. We're glad you're here and we welcome you. We believe for the best in your life and for the greatest blessings in your new marriage. We answer your phone calls 7 days a week, we encourage you to call today, we'd love to hear from you !"

Call today to reserve officiant services: (210) 650-2-i-DO (2436)


Notary Available by Appointment Call for Night & Weekend Availability.

Contractual tERMS OF SERVICE 2012 - 2013 By making payment you agree to the terms below.


Service(s) to be provided:
To collaborate with the signed parties in formulating a desired ceremony.
Conduct marriage ceremony and filing marriage license with proper county clerk's

Ceremony Date:
As specified 

 Ceremony Time:
As specified

Address specified



As listed on regional and or location based pricing found on our website.

A non-refundable deposit of $100.00 is included in the total price paid for services
.Major Credit cards, Debit cards, Online Checks, and Paypal funds, are accepted.
Paypal is our official credit card processing company.
It is not necessary for client to have a personal paypal account to make payment through paypal. . A 5% fee will be added to your
balance for all electronically processed payments.

If you find that you must postpone your wedding ceremony or rehearsal there will
be a $100.00 rescheduling fee in addition to any previous payment or balance due. Rescheduling will be based strictly on officiant availability.

Payment Terms:
Payment for the Contract Balance is due upon reservation of officiant services. Dates scheduled without payment made upon reservation of services are tentative only and are not binding.

Refund / Cancellation Policy:

Payment must be made in full at time of reservation. The first $100 of payment is retained as a non-refundable deposit. 5% processing fee is non refundable. Fees for permits and permit procurement are non-refundable once a city issued permit has been obtained. Fees for event planning are refundable as long as planning process has not yet begun. If an event planner has already begun working on your behalf the first $500 of the fees are not refundable. Remaining balance is refundable for up to 60 Days from the date of payment. Following 60 days from date of payment, all fees become non-refundable. Any event canceled with less than 30 days notice before the 60 day refundable period expires is non refundable. This reservation was made and held on our schedule exclusively for you. In the event a cancellation is initiated by us,excluding termination of services listed in "acceptance of terms" found below, 100% of your fees paid including deposit will be refunded within 30 business days. Delays and unforeseen circumstances such as but not limited to ; acts of nature, disasters natural or otherwise, severe traffic conditions, accidents, injury, death, illness, vehicle mechanical problems, severe weather conditions, or other unavoidable situations which prevent your officiant from performing services as agreed, while inconvenient to both the officiant and the client, does not constitute default or a cancellation on our part. Every effort will be made to begin your ceremony as quickly as as safely as is reasonably possible. Client agrees we are not to be held responsible and are to be held harmless from any action whatsoever based on these conditions.

Ceremony Changes:
Ceremony changes to the (script) may not be made within 48 hours of the ceremony
date. if no ceremony script was specified by client we will automatically default to a non denominational ceremony script.

Late policy:
we absolutely will not delay another wedding service due to a delay of the previous service under any circumstance. If your ceremony begins late, officiant reserves the right to compress the ceremony for time allowed, or to reschedule your event for the next available time.

No Show Policy: Events are booked in 30 minute increments. A couple will be determined to be a "no show" and the officiant is authorized to withdraw service without refund or penalty : if client has not appeared on site within 20 minutes past the scheduled event time. Officiant reserves the right for his / her time and schedule to be respected (as they will respect yours) . if you are running late we must hear from you within 20 minutes of the scheduled time of your event.
Note: In the event that this ceremony is delayed due to issues beyond control of the
Officiant, you agree that the ceremony may or will be edited and compressed for time at the sole discretion of the Officiant. Failure by client to provide necessary information for officiant to effectively perform ceremony as agreed will result in cancellation (with or without notice depending upon what or how much information is missing) of officiants services without refund due to incomplete information.

Notice of limited liability:

The Ministry at san antonio its assigns, staff, successors, representatives, and all other associated persons including any officiants acting in any capacity during the performance of your wedding. are to be held harmless and are hereby released from any liability resulting from personal injury or damage to personal property associated with your visit to or services performed while on the san antonio  riverwalk . The ministry at San Antonio, its staff, successors, representatives, and all other associated persons including any officiants acting in any capacity during the performance of your wedding. are to be held harmless and are hereby released from any liability for any damages beyond the amount paid for officiants services. payment of the invoiced amount for services indicates a clear understanding of these terms and client therefore agrees to hold The Ministry at san antonio its assigns, staff, successors, representatives, and all other associated persons including any officiants acting in any capacity harmless from any further action or liability whatsoever.

Acceptance of Terms:

Bride and groom, recipient of services, and including party responsible for making payment for our services, do thereby agree to the terms and conditions as specified above.We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. We reserve the right to and will immediately terminate services at any time without penalty or refund in any instance of improper, degrading, abusive, violent, unwelcome advancement, or otherwise unreasonable treatment of any officiant by the client. Each officiant reserves the right to immediately terminate his or her services at any stage of the agreement, or during wedding service itself, in the event he or she determines to be in such a situation.

The Ministry at San Antonio - San Antonio, Texas 78218 (210) 650-2-i-DO (2436)

The Ministry at San Antonio

Notice of Photographic and or Video Recording

Events performed by The Ministry at San Antonio and or on Marriage Island may be videotaped, recorded, or photographed by staff members and or photographers working in partnership with The Ministry at San Antonio. By entering the area of a ceremony performed by The Ministry at San Antonio you irrevocably grant to The Ministry at San Antonio the right to videotape, record, or photograph your image and to own, license, assign, and or use the same forever and throughout the world in any manner or medium including, without limitation, in advertising or promotion of The Ministry at San Antonio and or Marriage Island. You will not receive any payment for such use and waive any right to bring any action in law or equity against The Ministry at San Antonio, its related companies, , subsidiaries, (whether or not wholly owned) , affiliates, divisions, and their past, present or future officers, agents, assigns, representatives, employees, or successors for such use. You acknowledge that you are at least 18 years of age . If you are under the age of 18 you represent that you have obtained your parent or guardians consent to enter said area and be bound by the terms set forth herein. If you do not agree to the above terms and do not wish to be photographed or videotaped please stay out of the ceremony area while photography or video recording is taking place. Thank you for your cooperation and enjoy the event.