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Naming Days with Melton Civil Celebrant Julia Timson

Into your midst has come a new life.

Naming ceremonies ceremonies can take whatever form you like. Traditionally they celebrate the birth of a child, but they can include entire families or celebrate the children from blended families.  Naming days can be held at home, followed by a party or barbeque celebrations or be a more formal celebration, held in a reception centre or similar venue.

My approach to a naming ceremony is to celebrate the change to a family with joy. I love hearing the story of the formation of the family. I want to know about the godparents, how you chose them, what you see as their responsibilities to the child.

Let’s chat about the type of naming ceremony you would like to hold. Don’t hesitate to contact me for an obligation free discussion.

Naming Ceremony Celebrancy Fees

Minimum fee $850 + expenses
Maximum fee $1500 + expenses
Deposit required 50%

I consider my role as your celebrant as my privilege, and it would be lovely to be able to officiate your child’s naming day at no cost to you. However, one must eat and pay the bills! There is no limit to the number of hours I am willing to put into your special ceremony there is a limit on the fees I am willing to charge, so I have set a maximum fee for each of my services. I work at an hourly rate of $50 and will provide you with an invoice detailing the dates and hours used after your ceremony has been completed.

Invoices are sent within 7 days after the event and are payable immediately. Deposits to be paid on the day of the first meeting and are non-refundable.