How much do we pay the minister?

posted 3 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’m not sure what is customary in the church, but we paid our minister $150 (that is what she charged). It also probably depends on where you’re at…

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee

Just give whatever you’re comfortable with, like the pastor said. 

I would probably give him $200.00, maybe more. 

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I agree with $200. Our pastor did all of our pre-marital sessions and the ceremony at no charge but we gave a $200 honorarium – he was blown away by the gesture… I’m sure most couples just say “thank you.”

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