Shot Gun Package

Shot Gun Wedding Package

The Mission Wedding Chapel offers you the most exclusive one-stop wedding services available for when you want to rock your elopement. The Shotgun Wedding Chapel Package is just the way to ditch the super-expensive wedding with loads of expectations and just be you as a couple. As a gorgeous alternative to a justice of the peace, with a Shotgun Wedding Package, there are some serious perks. When you want to elope in in Southern California and find yourself looking at Wedding Venues – check out The Mission Chapel for the most amazing elopement style packages – ever! 

What You Get When You Book The Shot Gun Wedding Package

When you are shopping for an  all inclusive venue that offers minister, music, coordinating, vows, decorations, and so much more – The Mission Chapel is the place to book. We’re your one stop shop for weddings! Not to mention super affordable and one absolutely beautiful backdrop for your big day.

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The Perks of the Shot Gun Wedding Package

Booking a Shotgun Wedding Package is so simple and easy. So, what do you get with your Shotgun Wedding Package? You’ll get a half hour at the gorgeous Wedding Venue to say ‘I do,’ which includes the Bride and Groom plus 4 guests. The minister for your ceremony is included in your package, as well as your choice of vows, decorations, and music. Additional guests are $25 each, and children under 12 can attend for free; which makes this perfect for blended families. With The Shotgun Wedding Package at Mission Chapel, Ventura County, you’ll spend less than a quarter of the cost for a traditional wedding and still get all of the perks for your special day.

The Mission Chapel Ventura County is the best alternative to a courthouse wedding with western fun. With lots of restaurants and bars, great shopping, and golf nearby you can take the wedding after party somewhere sweet and keep it affordable, simple, and fun.

How To Book With Us

1. In order to hold your date and time, we require a Fifty Percent, (50%), Non-Refundable Deposit; that is applied towards your wedding package.

2. If you are ready to place a deposit to hold your date and time, you can do that two ways. First you can book right here on our website, just click or tap “Book Online Now” or, you can call us at 805-618-1644 and we can gather all the details over the phone.

3. When you book we will ask you if you would prefer our Indoor or Outdoor location and, which vows you would like. Choices of vows are here or you can customize your own. Upon booking, we block off the date and time so that no one else can reserve it with us or at the venue. We also get you in touch with our in-house photographer, if you wish to use her services. You pay them directly, not us for the photography services.

4. Last, we will ask that you review, complete and sign our Simple Service Agreement, and that’s it! Balance if any is due 3 days before your wedding day

How To See The Venue

We are located on the grounds of Wildwood Grove Estate, the address is: 11226 Santa Rosa Road Camarillo, CA, 9301. Just enter this address in your GPS and it will take you straight to us.If you would like to tour the venu in advance of your planned Wedding Date, please call us so that we may arrange to meet you there and show yoiu the different options at  our spectacular venue.

Depending on the size of your wedding party, we can offer you a choice of several areas, both indoors and outdoors for your ceremony. .

Please keep in mind, that we are not there unless we have a wedding, and that the staff members there can not answer any questions about our services. Also, that the particular area you select is not decorated for weddings unless we are performing one, so please use your imagination or see pictures on this website

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What to Expect on Your Wedding Day

60 Minutes of Pure Bliss, A Lifetime of Happiness

  • First 20 Minutes – Ceremony
  • Next 25 Minutes – Congratulations and Pictures with Friends and Family
  • Last 15 Minutes – Bride & Groom Private Photos

 

Arrive 15 minutes before Ceremony Time for the Shotgun Package, 30 Minutes before for the Intimate, Wild West and Ultimate Packages.

Guests head to the Venue Area, where they are greeted by the Groom. During this time, the Bride is in the Bridal Suite, in hiding, and being preped to walk down the aisle.

Immediately after the Ceremony, Guests have an opportunity to congratulate the couple, and partake in friends & family group pictures with the newly wed couple.

After the family and friends photos are complete, the guests are asked to leave to the after party location, and the last 15 minutes the couple takes private one on one pictures with the photographer.

Bride should arrive 30 minutes before the ceremony, and head to the Bridal Suite, (don’t worry, we’ll guide you there). This allows for privacy from arriving guests, and a place to slip into your gown, and last minute makeup touchups. This is the area where the photographer will meet you to start taking some pictures. Your wedding coordinator or minister will also meet you here to go over last minute details.

During the time that the Bride is in the Bridal Suite the Groom is at the Venue, greeting guests.

We will get started on-time, and the first 20 Minutes or so is the wedding ceremony, immediately followed by congratulations, family and friends photography for about 25 minutes, signing of the marriage license, and finally private photos with the new couple for the last 15 minutes.

Groom should arrive 30 minutes before the ceremony, and head to the Venue Area where he will be greeted by the Minister. The Groom will greet guests as they arrive, and thank them for coming.

During the time that the Groom is greeting guests, the Bride is in the Bridal Suite preparing to meet the Groom at the podium.

We will get started on-time, and the first 20 Minutes or so is the wedding ceremony, immediately followed by congratulations, family and friends photography for about 25 minutes, signing of the marriage license, and finally private photos with the new couple for the last 15 minutes.

If you have Bridesmaids, Mother of the Bride, Ring Bearers, Flower Girls, Maid of Honor, Brides Father, or Ushers, you will meet the bride at the staging area adjacent to the Bridal Suite 15 minutes before the ceremony.

Best Man, will stay with the Groom at all times at the podium or chapel area.

The Coordinator or Minister will coordinate the procession.

Please note that most weddings, do not have a procession, most of the time, the bride either walks alone, or is escorted by her father, or another important figure in her life. There is no right or wrong, we are here to accomodate you, whatever your wishes may be. Most of all, we want this to be stress free and memorable.

Similar to these Christian Vows 

 Processional: Your choice of song

 Invocation:

We are gathered here today in the sight of God, and the presence of friends and loved ones to celebrate one of life’s greatest moments.  _____________ and _______________ have invited us to be here with them on this beautiful day to experience and witness the public declaration of their love and commitment  for each other.  May this be a moment to cherish and remember for the rest of their lives. We can learn about the wonderful qualities of love from the Bible.  First Corinthians says:  Love is patient, love is kind.  It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It is not rude, it is not self seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth.  Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, and always preserves. Love never fails.  And now these three remain: Faith, Hope, and Love, but greatest of these, is Love.

___________________ and ___________________, if it is your desire to take the vows which will legally unite you at this time, please respond , “It is”.

 Declaration of Intent:

 Do you, ___________________, take ____________________ to be your lawfully wedded wife?  From this day forward, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do you part?

 Do you, ___________________, take ____________________ to be your lawfully wedded husband?  From this day forward, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do you part?

 Ring Exchange: Wedding rings are made precious by our wearing them.  Your rings say that even in your uniqueness you have chosen to be joined together.  Let these rings also be a sign that love has substance , a present and a past, and that, despite its occasional sorrows, love is a circle of happiness.  May these rings remind you always of the vows you have spoken here today.

 

______________, Please place the ring on _____________________ hand.

___________________, repeat after me: ___________________, with this ring,

 

I choose you as my wife and partner.

I give to you all that I am, And accept from you, all that you are.

 ______________, Please place the ring on _____________________ hand.

___________________, repeat after me:

___________________, with this ring,

I choose you as my husband and partner. I give to you all that I am, and accept from you, all that you are.

 

Blessing:

___________________ and ____________________, remember to treat yourselves and each other with respect, and remind yourselves often of what brought you together.  May you always be able to talk things over, to confide in each other, to laugh with each other, to enjoy life together, and to share moments of quiet and peace, when the day is done.  May God  bless you with a lifetime of happiness and a home of warmth and understanding. 

Pronouncement:

_______________ and ________________, Please face your family and friends.  Today I have witnessed your consent in the bonds of marriage before God and each person present here:  so by the authority vested in me through the state of Arizona, I pronounce you husband and wife.  _______________ you may now kiss your bride

Friends, Loved Ones and Guests allow me to present to you with honor and joy, for the very first time,  Mr. and Mrs. ______________________________.

Similar to these non denominational vows

Processional: Your choice of song

 Invocation:

 Dearly Beloveds and Honored guests:  We are gathered here this day to witness the giving and receiving of the marriage vows between_____________________ and ________________________.  Marriage is a personal contract not to be entered into lightly or in jest and only after much consideration.  If anyone can show just cause why they may not be lawfully joined together, let them speak now or forever hold their peace

___________________ and ___________________, if it is your desire to take the vows which will legally unite you at this time, please respond , “It is”.

Declaration of Intent:

Do you, ___________________, take ____________________ to be your lawfully wedded wife?  From this day forward, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do you part?

Do you, ___________________, take ____________________ to be your lawfully wedded husband?  From this day forward, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do you part?

Ring Exchange:

Wedding rings are made precious by our wearing them.  Your rings say that even in your uniqueness you have chosen to be joined together.  Let these rings also be a sign that love has substance , a present and a past, and that, despite its occasional sorrows, love is a circle of happiness.  May these rings remind you always of the vows you have spoken here today.

______________, Please place the ring on _____________________ hand.

________________, repeat after me:

___________________, with this ring,

I choose you as my wife and partner. I give to you all that I am,

And accept from you, all that you are. ______________, Please place the ring on _____________________ hand.__________________, repeat after me:__________________, with this ring,

I choose you as my husband and partner.

I give to you all that I am, And accept from you, all that you are.

 

Blessing:___________________ and ____________________, remember to treat yourselves and each other with respect, and remind yourselves often of what brought you together.  May you always be able to talk things over, to confide in each other, to laugh with each other, to enjoy life together, and to share moments of quiet and peace, when the day is done.  May you be blessed with a lifetime of happiness and a home of warmth and understanding.

 Pronouncement: ___________________ and ____________________, please face your family and friends, and with the exchanging of vows and the giving and receiving of rings, by virtue of the authority invested in me and the State of Arizona, I pronounce you husband and wife. ____________________, you may now kiss your bride!

Vow Options: 
We are happy to create custom vows for you. Talk with one of our officiants about your custom vows or,
  • Create your own
  • Modify ours to fit your style
  • Add Unity Cross, Lighting of the Candles or Sand Ceremony