Laurels
Best Wedding
Officiants in
Raleigh
2017

Why These Wedding Officiants?

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 Raleigh, NC.

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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.

Carolina Weddings

Carolina Weddings provides the wedding services of Reverend Ingrid Sagula, an ordained interfaith minister. She serves the North Carolina Triangle and surrounding areas. In addition to weddings, she performs blessing ceremonies, memorials, and funerals. For weddings, she does customized ceremonies and welcomes short notice ceremonies and elopements. Clients praise her professionalism, friendliness, and beautiful words.

Chapel Hill, NC(919) 536-9515

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Ceremonies by Katherine

Katherine Edwards is an ordained minister based in Garner, NC and practicing in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Clayton, Fuquay-Varina, Lillington, Angier, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Wendell, Apex, Willow Springs, Knightdale, and the surrounding areas. She is an interfaith officiant, offering a variety of packages to suit any budget. She serves Christian, interfaith, non-denominational, and civil wedding ceremonies. She was included in Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice Awards 2016 and is part of the International Association of Professional Wedding Officiants.

Garner, NC(919) 274-9159

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Delightfully Different Ceremonies

Sande Southworth of Delightfully Different Ceremonies specializes in non-denominational wedding and commitment ceremonies where love and commitment are the main events rather than religion. In addition, she is licensed to perform wedding ceremonies in all 50 United States. She promises customized wedding ceremonies and has been featured in Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice Awards 2015 and 2016.

Pittsboro, NC(949) 637-0882

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Enlightened Ceremonies

Enlightened Ceremonies provides the services of Reverend Angela Airall, an ordained non-denominational, interfaith minister, and Life Cycle Wedding Celebrant. She officiates personalized wedding ceremonies in the Raleigh-Durham area. In addition to wedding ceremonies, Airall can provide couples coaching, engagement services, and vow renewal services. Potential clients can set up a no obligation meeting before deciding on Enlightened Ceremonies for their big day.

Durham, NC(732) 809-4523

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Heart 2 Heart Ceremonies

Heart 2 Heart Ceremonies provides the services of ordained interfaith minister Samantha Heart, who will customize wedding ceremonies to fit any religious or cultural tradition. Based in Raleigh, Heart has been ordained for over two decades. She strives to capture the perfect moment for each bride and groom. Heart 2 Heart offers a number of wedding packages to suit any budget.

Raleigh, NC(919) 373-4267

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Last Minute Wedding Officiant

Last Minute Wedding Officiant is run by licensed and ordained non-denominational wedding pastor Francois Youakim, who performs wedding services in North Carolina. He promises to give ceremonies a personal touch and to guide couples through the process of planning a ceremony as painlessly as possible. He offers three levels of wedding packages that should suit any budget. In addition, his services were mentioned in Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Awards 2015 and 2016.

Raleigh, NC(919) 525-8170

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Perfect Ceremonies

Perfect Ceremonies offers the officiating services of Reverend Phran Gacher, who has over a decade of experience in the industry. The reverend is a freelance non-denominational minister, marrying couples from all faith traditions. Perfect Ceremonies writes custom ceremonies for each couple, ensuring an intimate, personal celebration. The company was mentioned in Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Awards 2014 and 2015.

Garner, NC(919) 779-7653

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Perry Hardison Weddings

Perry Hardison is an ordained Baptist minister and officiates weddings in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Burlington, and the surrounding area. He is also available for destination weddings and has over three decades of experience. Positive reviews note his personable character and strong values.

Chapel Hill, NC(919) 618-3359

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Personal Weddings of North Carolina

Personal Weddings of North Carolina provides the wedding officiant services of Reverend Kevin Holland, who is fully ordained and licensed to perform weddings in all 50 United States. Based in Raleigh, he does weddings in North Carolina and beyond, performing Christian, non-denominational, interfaith, and non-religious ceremonies. His fees are all-inclusive and he promises no "hidden" charges. He stresses the importance of getting to know each couple on a personal level before performing their ceremony. Personal Weddings of North Carolina was featured in Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice Awards 2016 and in Thumbtack's Best of 2016.

Raleigh, NC(972) 838-8144

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Raleigh Wedding Minister Officiant

Reverend Kayelily Middleton is a seminary ordained interfaith minister with a Masters of Divinity in Spiritual Psychology who performs wedding officiant services in the Raleigh area. She prides herself on really getting to know the couple she will have the pleasure to marry, and promises that at the end of the process she will feel like a true friend. Middleton was mentioned in The Knot’s Best of Weddings Hall of Fame, and WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award every year from 2008-2016. She has also maintained a 5-star rating on WeddingWire with over 270 reviews.

Raleigh, NC(919) 345-4608

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Randy Taylor Weddings

Randy Taylor Weddings provides officiant and day of wedding planning services in North Carolina. The company specializes in personalized wedding ceremonies, but can provide its services at all weddings no matter the size or faith traditions of the couple. Randy Taylor Weddings is part of the International Association of Wedding Officiants. Positive reviews appreciate the team's professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail.

Durham, NC(919) 241-3420

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Reverend Barbara Lodge – North Carolina Wedding Minister

Reverend Lodge officiates ceremonies as a non-denominational minister in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, NC. She has over a decade of experience and performs her interfaith services at weddings, vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, baptisms, christenings, and baby blessings. She specializes in personalized ceremonies that are created with the couple or family in mind. Reverend Lodge has been featured in The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2016, The Knot’s Hall of Fame, and the Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Awards 2016.

Chapel Hill, NC(919) 942-2808

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Reverend Carl Johnson

Reverend Carl Johnson is an interfaith minister serving all of North Carolina. He performs sacraments, baptisms, memorials, funerals, vow renewals, weddings, and other spiritual services. His wedding ceremonies can be traditional or nontraditional, and he strives to make each couples’ vision for their ceremony an exact reality. In addition, he offers no cost and no obligation consultations.

Garner, NC(919) 320-7428

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Reverend Mary Mooney

Reverend Mary Mooney is a non-denominational, interfaith minister officiating weddings in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and surrounding areas. She has been an ordained minister for nearly two decades and is a full-time stress counselor. She specializes in weddings, renewing of vows, and counseling. She has officiated at a number of weddings spanning a variety of faith traditions, such as Christian, Jewish, Native American, Buddhist, Hindu, and Celtic. Because of this varied experience, she is at ease performing interfaith ceremonies or spiritual, non-religious ceremonies. Her offerings include customizable weddings and six standard wedding packages.

Raleigh, NC(919) 389-8448

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Reverend Tricia Sabol

Reverend Tricia Sabol is an ordained non-denominational, interfaith minister who is part of the Light and Energy Workers Association. She has years of officiating experience and serves Raleigh and Cary, NC. She specializes in personal, spiritual wedding ceremonies, but also performs traditional, non-traditional, non-denominational, and civil wedding ceremonies. In addition to being a wedding officiant, Sabol is a Second Degree Reiki practitioner, and a licensed Holistic Massage practitioner.

Raleigh, NC(919) 762-6232

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Ring in Love – Wedding Officiant

Ring in Love provides couples in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and additional North Carolina locations with the wedding officiant services of Reverend Bonnie Berger. She is an ordained interfaith minister who has officiated at over 700 weddings. She strives to get to know each bride and groom in order to truly understand their individual love story before the big day. Ring in Love was included in Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Awards 2016.

Chapel Hill, NC(919) 869-7425

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Triangle Minister

Triangle Minister, Reverend Randy Ivie, is an ordained minister who has served his community as a pastor for two decades. As he is now retired from his pastoral role, he officiates services in the North Carolina Triangle, including weddings, funerals, and dedications. He strives to make the ceremony as stress-free and personally meaningful as possible. Triangle Minister was featured in Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice Awards 2016.

Morrisville, NC(919) 802-7187

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Weddings by Elrod

Elrod is an ordained non-denominational, interfaith minister offering services as an officiant in the North Carolina Triangle area. She specializes in creating customized ceremonies for each bride and groom. She can officiant all ceremonies, from completely original to traditional, and can accommodate all faith traditions. She promises strong attention to detail in her wedding services.

Youngsville, NC(919) 570-0752

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Weddings by Heidi

Heidi Gressner is an ordained Church of Christ minister based in the Raleigh-Durham area. She officiates weddings and commitment ceremonies of all types, accommodating all faith traditions. She specializes in custom ceremonies that identify each couples’ vision. When not officiating weddings, she serves as a hospital chaplain at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. She is a certified wedding professional and was included in Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Awards 2015 and 2016.

Durham, NC(919) 357-4148

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Weddings by Windsong

Reverend Su Windsong provides wedding officiant services in the greater Raleigh area. She is an ordained New Age Wiccan minister who offers both wedding ceremony officiating and readings. New Age weddings are her specialty, but the reverend can perform her services for those of different faith traditions as well. She has participated in 125 wedding ceremonies and counting.

Raleigh, NC(919) 649-1320

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