Let’s Begin Planning

Thank you for booking your ceremony at the Omaha Wedding Chapel. A few notes for you to be prepared…
Our Chapel Venue is located at 4501 S. 96th Street. (S.E. corner of 96th and J) Parking is in the rear of the building, entrance is in the front.
Each wedding package comes with an allotted amount of time that chapel will be open for your event. Each package allows for two guests as witnesses and always your children.
Kiss and Go includes 30 minutes of time in our chapel two guests as witnesses
Chapel Wedding includes 60 minutes of time in our chapel and up to 25 guests
Tying the Knot includes 2 hours of time in the chapel and up to 50 guests
Your ceremony was scheduled to begin at a specific time, please plan on arrive at that time. We will sign your paperwork and will begin the ceremony as soon as you are ready. Please be respect of time frames as there may be other events scheduled before or after yours.
If you have any questions please email or text us for a faster reply, venue@inclusivelife.org or text at 402-909-1668.
Please be sure to get these choices submitted to me at least 4-6 weeks prior to your rehearsal.  If you have submitted them successfully, you will be redirected to a thank you, we “received” page.  If you did not see that page, please email me: weddings@inclusivelife.org

Chapel Wedding Ceremony Choices

Let's Begin Planning! Suggestion: Please review these readings, vows, and rituals once or twice BEFORE making your final choices and submitting. It will not save your choices, and allow you to come back and finish. NOTES: -We have a 800 watt Bluetooth Speaker that you can use to play music from your device with.
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    Full payment is required to book, plan, or secure dates for ALL ceremonies and events. Please visit http://www.omahaweddingchapel.org to book ceremony date if you have not yet.
    Checks or money orders may be sent to Inclusive Life 4501 S 96th Street, Omaha, NE 68127. A return check fee in addition to bank fees will be added to any check not cleared.
    All fees for services must be paid in-full at 21 days prior to ceremony. Fees that are not paid in full prior to the day of the ceremony will result in forfeiture of this agreement AND may result in our staff not attending or providing service to ceremony or event.
    START TIMES A specific portion of time has been allotted for each event we have been hired for, ceremonies, rehearsals and other events MUST start on time (the time that was established when you hired us.) Changes in times/dates that we were not shared with us may result in our inability to provide service and will be subject to our availability, and may incur an additional fee. No refunds of an amount or credit will be issued.
    In the event that we are not able to begin on time, as planned, a $75 (seventy five dollar) charge will be charged and due for events beginning 30 minutes late, and for each additional hour after that.
    Events that are delayed more than 30 minutes, depending on the availability of the officiant, this agreement may be considered forfeit and he/she may have to leave to be in time for next appointment. Any late fees will need to be paid and received within 48 hours of the event.
    SAFETY Everyone’s safety is important. In the event of any type of act of nature that involves inclement, dangerous, or severe weather; our staff will not travel or continue travel until it is safe. This could delay arrival or even being present for service. On a case by case basis we will determine how to proceed or reschedule. In the event that physical safety is a concern (fights, brawls, those people who are out of control, etc.) our staff is instructed to leave immediately, there will be absolutely no refunds, discounts or credit given.
    CANCELLATION If the event is cancelled 90 days prior to date there will be no refunds. A rescheduling may be allowed if event was cancelled at least 7 days prior. If the event was cancelled 91 days prior, any amount paid beyond $200 will be refunded.
    One free rescheduling is allowed if new date is within six (6) months of the original date. There may be an additional charge if rescheduling results in extra costs to the officiant. Witness fees are non-refundable, and non-transferable.
    STAFF Inclusive Life will provide ministers/officiants that are locally ordained and licensed with Inclusive Life. Our staff will be authorized to officiate and/or perform your event in the state it is occurring in.
    We may, at our discretion, use an assistant to perform rehearsal or participate in the rehearsal with us depending on size and nature of event.
    In the event of an emergency or sickness and the officiant/minister assigned is not available, Inclusive Life will provide a replacement who is prepared for your event.
    RESPONSIBILITY The couple is responsible for insuring they have two, off-age, witnesses to sign the marriage license. Inclusive Life can often provide them for a fee, with advance notice.
    Obtaining the marriage license is the responsibility of the couple getting married. The license should be applied for in the state in which the event will take place. In Iowa, the license requires 3 FULL DAYS BEFORE license is available (plan on 5 business days). In Nebraska, there is no waiting period.
    Inclusive Life suggests that you apply for and receive your marriage license at least three full weeks in advance.
    For out of town couples having a ceremony in Iowa; we are available to pick them up for you, at no additional charge if prior arrangements are made. Please visit www.inclusivelife.org for links to both Iowa and Nebraska marriage license applications.
    Couple agrees to provide a review of Inclusive Life on Wedding Wire OR The Knot within fifteen (15) days after the event. Those completing the review will be eligible for a complimentary vow renewal in the future.
    Couple will provide Inclusive Life with at least one suitable photograph (JPEG format) of the couple and the officiant during the ceremony within sixty (60) days after the event and hereby authorizes Inclusive Life to use that photograph for display.
    GRIEVANCE If there is a complaint or problem all parties agree to the following. FIRST STEP is to notify one other in writing (our address is 1941 S 42nd ST STE 124, Omaha, NE 68105) sharing the details of complaint or problem. If resolution is not reached the SECOND STEP will be to use an independent arbitrator. If further action is needed, the THIRD STEP will be to use a court venue in Douglas County Nebraska.
    TERMS All parties agree to these terms. The couple acknowledges such by continuing to submit their wedding choices. Any changes MUST be made in writing and acknowledge by all parties involved. These terms are subject to change with or without notice.
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    These are the vows for the person who will speak first. If you choose to write your own, or personalize these PLEASE email them to me 2 weeks PRIOR to the ceremony weddings@inclusivelife.org
    These are the vows for the person who will speak second. If you choose to write your own, or personalize these PLEASE email them to me 2 weeks PRIOR to the ceremony weddings@inclusivelife.org
    You may choose one of the rituals listed below to incorporate into your wedding ceremony. We do not supply ritual items that may be needed (candles, sand, rope/cord, etc.)
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