We are "shopping around" for someone to marry us around Ithaca - we are planning a non-religious, fairly short ceremony. Does anyone have any recommendations?
Also, is it expected that the officiant will join you for the reception, or will they leave after the ceremony? And how much do they typically charge? I had a quote from a Unitarian Reverend for $500, which seemed like way too much to me. Obviously it is the most central part of the day, but that is a lot of $$.