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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wedding officiants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding officiants in Oakland, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A Celebration of Love Ministry

Since 1991 minister Mary Alice O’Connor of A Celebration of Love Ministry has been celebrating living and love with people from different walks of life in the Los Angeles, California area. Ordained at a small local ministry named Unity of the Spirit, Minister O’Connor is all the more experienced and passionate about the work she does due to witnessing the small community effects of providing quality marriage services. This interfaith minister believes greatly in spiritual habilitation and discovering a personal connection to something larger than ourselves. Services offered include commitment ceremonies, re-commitment ceremonies, re-defining relationships, christenings, memorial services, anniversaries, relationship release rituals, and baby shower rituals. Minister O’Connor is a sweet soul with so much knowledge and love to share with those who happen to cross her path.

Walnut Creek, CA(925) 256-9787


Ceremonies and Celebrations

Ceremonies and Celebrations is an Oakland business that offers a variety of services. The business’ services include weddings, elopements, same-sex weddings, vow renewals, funerals, memorials, house blessings, and baby welcomings. Ceremonies and Celebrations also provides photography for weddings of two to 20 people which are one to two hours long. Irene Kane is a Certified Life Cycle Celebrant through the Celebrant Foundation and Institute. She has a Master’s degree from San Francisco State University. Irene is a former Deputy Marriage Commissioner. Ceremonies and Celebrations won the WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards in 2010 and 2011. She has more than 20 years of experience. Clients remark on their professionalism, responsiveness, compassion, organizational skills, warmth, helpfulness, and prices.

Oakland, CA(510) 969-5756


I Do x Two

I Do x Two brings years of experience in wedding officiating to the local community.The nondenominational minister strives to create a personalized ceremony that reflects each client's love story and that will be remembered forever and has married couples from a variety of religious backgrounds. Brides and grooms can request special traditions or rituals such as Celtic handfasting or breaking the glass and can also ask about full wedding coordination and photobooth/kiosk services. The officiant has a background in planning and managing corporate events around the world, today coordinates weddings, birthdays, and anniversary parties, and has completed a Wedding Planner Certification course as well. I Do x Two has won Best of 2016 from Thumbtack and a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award in 2015.

Castro Valley, CA(510) 813-2749


Jewish and Interfaith Weddings

Headed by Rabbi Miriam Senturia, the Singing Rabbi, Jewish and Interfaith Weddings is a professional wedding officiation service located in Richmond, California that serves clients in the Greater San Francisco Bay area. A believer in inclusive spirituality, Rabbi Miriam serves Jewish, interfaith, and same-sex couples, and crafts creative Jewish wedding ceremonies that honor each client's faith, culture, and sexual orientation. Rabbi Miriam is a specialist in connecting Jewish traditions with each couple's personal spirituality. Previous clients praise Jewish and Interfaith Weddings for the singing of Rabbi Miriam, the crafting of a beautiful ceremony, and the ability of Rabbi Miriam to make each ceremony personal to the client. They also emphasize Rabbi Miriam's warmth, caring, openness, understanding, attention to detail, and sense of humor, as well as her commitment to taking the time to get to know each couple and work with them to craft a joyful and memorable ceremony.

Berkeley, CA(510) 524-1818


Rabbi Bridget Wynne Jewish and Interfaith Weddings

Rabbi Bridget Wynne Jewish and Interfaith Weddings is a wedding officiant located in Albany California, where it provides service to its neighboring communities. Bridget Wynne has been a rabbi for 20 years, and she offers her expertise, guidance, and support to couples who want to celebrate their weddings through a Jewish ceremony. Rabbi Wynne wants to enhance wedding celebrations that draw on the wisdom and beauty of the Jewish Tradition. Couples who are inclined to signify their uniqueness by adding depth and meaning to their wedding ceremonies can call the agency for expert and warm services. This wedding officiant welcomes heterosexuals and same-sex couples to ask for her guidance and facilitation in officiating their weddings. Jewish or people from another cultural or religious background can experience a joyful and memorable wedding ceremony performed by the agency's caring and open hearted officiants.

Albany, CA(510) 900-9577


Rev. Tyler Jensen

Reverend Tyler Jensen, an ordained minister and wedding officiant for the San Francisco East Bay, is eager to help couples as they embark on their special journey. From the initial consultation, which is an informal free planning meeting and usually takes about an hour, each couple's wedding day plans will be personalized to cater to each marriage partner's individual preferences. In addition to the initial consultation that initializes the wedding planning, Reverend Tyler Jensen dually provides ongoing correspondence to help with any future changes that might arise. Finally, an all expense-included rehearsal led by the wedding officiant helps to make sure everyone knows their parts to feel at ease on the actual wedding day. New clients can email Jensen to set up a consultation that will shed some light on how he plans to help them walk through the wedding ceremony in a timely and stress-free way.

San Leandro, CA(510) 470-4305


Reverend Timothy Mills

Reverend Timothy Mills has been bringing couples together as a wedding officiant for more than 30 years and has performed over 2,400 weddings in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. He has a rich, powerful voice, a great sense of humor, and a sense for the sacred, and features a professional demeanor and is emotionally present at every ceremony. Reverend Tim works to create the perfect ceremony, one that has an atmosphere of awed attentiveness/. His goal is to creatively combine dignity and personality, with hushed attentiveness punctuated by laughter and tears. Whether the couple knows what they want or they’re looking for guidance on how to plan the ceremony, Reverend Tim will use the pair’s personality and event type and make it work to perfection.

Pinole, CA(510) 724-5250


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