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Providing holistic services that build community and inspire transformation at the individual, organizational and social levels.

Our Ceremonies Uplift & Inspire

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“I believe that circles…weave invisible nets of love that carry us when we’re weak and sing with us when we’re strong.” -SARK


  • Weddings
  • Blessingway Circles before your wedding
  • Engagements, Vow Renewals & Anniversaries


Families & Children

  • Baby Welcoming & Naming
  • Blessing Ceremonies for Parents
  • Adoption & Blending Families
  • Coming of Age, Graduations & College Send-offs


Memorials & Healing

  • Celebrations of Life
  • Honoring Health Challenges
  • Separation & Divorce
  • Miscarriage
  • Loss of a Pet
  • Ceremonies for New Beginnings


Other Big Life Events

  • Business & Community Events
  • Retirement
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Home Blessings
  • Rites of Passage
  • Women’s Circles




Roots of Change designs extraordinary custom ceremonies to mark all cycles of life—whether you’re getting married, welcoming a child, honoring a loved one who has passed, or embarking on a new adventure.

We all experience milestones and passages, those powerful events that remind us how precious life is and how fortunate we are to share it with people we love.

And we all need ceremony to lift us up, magnify our joy, soften hardship, and surrounds us in love!

Through an inspiring design process, I get to know you, your story, and what matters to you most in life. And then I handcraft a one-of-a-kind ceremony that reflects you in every way!   Importantly, you have final say over every word.

Whether simple or complex, alternative or traditional, I hope your ceremony will be breathtaking—filled with laughter, emotion and awe—an experience beyond anything you imagined possible!


Photo © Kim Phillips-Knope

An award-winning Celebrant, with 15 years of ceremonial experience, I bring my very best to each client!

And on your big day, I hope you’ll feel that I’ve become a friend and advocate too!  
Roots of Change appreciates diversity in all of its forms, and celebrates marriage equality.