Laurels
Best Wedding
Officiants in
Portland
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 Portland, OR.

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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 Perfect Ceremony

A Perfect Ceremony is a wedding officiant service specializing in custom wedding ceremonies for clients in the Portland, OR metro area for the past three decades. Rev. Robert Griffen accommodates a broad range of styles and traditions and has officiated over 1,500 weddings. Rev. Griffen is available throughout the year and also has 25 years experience as a wedding photographer. Customers speak highly of his professionalism, creativity, and kindness. Free consultations are available throughout the week.

Portland, OR(503) 421-3213

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Cathy Hume

Cathy Hume is a minister and wedding officiant in the Portland, OR metro area. She works closely with couples to create a personalized ceremony which highlights their individual story. Cathy will help clients with traditional, religious, spiritual, civil services, or any combination. She has a five-star rating on WeddingWire where past clients speak highly of her warmth, organizational skills, and her excellent public speaking skills. Prices and a diverse selection of voice recorded samples are available for review on her website.

Portland, OR(503) 957-9942

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Diva Matters Ministry

Reverend Dee Richardson is a wedding officiant and founder of Diva Matters Ministry which serves the Portland, OR metro area. She is a non-denominational, interfaith wedding officiant who is a supporter of marriage equality. Rev. Dee Richardson works in close collaboration with clients on their wedding ceremonies and strives to represent what best reflects their vision and dreams. Diva Matters Ministry has received the Couple’s Choice Award from WeddingWire for three consecutive years. Customers speak highly of her creativity, passion, and flexibility.

Portland, OR(503) 998-7481

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Doug McCleary

Doug McCleary is a celebrant, officiant, and musician serving ceremonies in the Portland, OR metro area with over 15 years of experience. He is a Portland native, a funeral and memorial celebrant, wedding officiant, and can provide sound and light services to any small to mid-size venue. Doug is also an ordained minister and licensed to officiate marriage ceremonies in all states. He strives to serve clients with empathy and excellence. Customers speak highly of his passion, understanding, and his ability to capture all the right details. Consultations can be scheduled over the phone or via email.

Portland, OR(503) 957-2096

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Exquisite Weddings

Jacqueline Mandell is a Portland-based wedding officiant and founder of Exquisite Weddings which serves couples throughout the state of Oregon. Jacqueline aims to respectfully write or co-write words for a client's wedding which reflect authenticity, happiness, mutual appreciation, and loving-kindness. She has a five-star rating on WeddingWire where past clients speak highly of her creativity, public speaking skills, and open communication. A complimentary appointment can be made over the phone or online.

Portland, OR(503) 790-1064

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Heartcrafted Ceremonies

Susie Cunningham is a trained and certified Life-Cycle Celebrant and founder of Heartcrafted Ceremonies which serves couples in the Portland, OR metro area. Susie is dedicated to providing personal, creative, and non-denominational services for weddings and memorial ceremonies. She also specializes in pet memorials and small elopement and vow renewal ceremonies. Heartcrafted Ceremonies currently holds a five-star rating on WeddingWire where customers speak highly of her personal touch, accommodating ideas, and professionalism. Free consultations are available.

Portland, OR(503) 380-5138

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Heather Ann Mack

Heather Ann Mack is a licensed wedding officiant for customers in the Portland, OR metro area. She performs non-denominational wedding ceremonies individually designed for each couple. Heather Ann Mack also has a Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies and specializes in wedding vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, anniversary blessings, and house blessings. Clients speak highly of her passion, open communication, and flexibility. She is available for consultations throughout the week which can be scheduled by phone or email.

Hillsboro, OR(503) 206-9612

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Heidi Yorkshire

Heidi Yorkshire is a certified and secular wedding officiant and Life-Cycle Celebrant specializing in weddings, funerals, and memorials for clients in the Portland, OR metro area. Heidi collaborates with her clients to ensure their ceremony is personalized and meaningful through music, readings, and rituals. Free consultations are available. She has a five-star rating on WeddingWire where customers speak highly of her professionalism, excellent public speaking skills, and warmth. Heidi Yorkshire also provides a list of recommended wedding and memorial venues and services on her website.

Portland, OR(503) 335-3155

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Holly Pruett

Holly Pruett is a Life-Cycle Celebrant who specializes in personalizing ceremonies, reflections, and rituals for clients in the Portland, OR metro area. She has worked with weddings, unions, family blending ceremonies, funerals, home funerals, celebrations of life, transition ceremonies, divorce, rites of passage, and community rituals. Customers speak highly of her attention to important details, storytelling abilities, and passion for helping others. Prospective clients can book Holly Pruett over the phone or contact her via email with any further questions.

Portland, OR(503) 348-0967

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Maureen Haley

Maureen Haley is a wedding officiant serving the Portland, OR metro area. Maureen is a non-denominational wedding minister who specializes in alternative ceremonies, religious or non-religious ceremonies, formal or casual events, interfaith ceremonies, and both large or small venues. She offers private complimentary consultations and is available seven days a week. Maureen Haley has received the Couple’s Choice Award by WeddingWire for three consecutive years. Office visits are appointment-based only, and a price list is available for review on her website.

Portland, OR(503) 888-9876

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Melissa Coe

Melissa Coe is a Portland-based wedding officiant, celebrant, and modern minister serving the state of Oregon. Melissa’s passion is to create inviting, deeply meaningful, and personal wedding ceremonies. She strives to bring a personal touch to every wedding, vow renewal, and anniversary. She has a five-star rating on WeddingWire where past clients speak highly of her openness, sense of humor, and attention to critical details. Melissa Coe was featured as Best of 2016 in Oregon Bride Magazine.

Lake Oswego, OR(503) 803-2385

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Pastor Sandi MacFadden

Pastor Sandi Mac Fadden is a Portland-based wedding officiant also available for pet blessings and memorials with six years of experience. Pastor Sandi strives to reveal the essence of a couple’s commitment and aims to set the mood for the entire celebration. She has worked with couples of all ages and backgrounds and also provides hand-lettered certificate services. She has a five-star rating on WeddingWire where past clients speak highly of her attention to detail, friendliness, passion, and public speaking skills.

Corbett, OR(503) 406-9215

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Reverend Erik L. Arneson

Reverend Erik L. Arneson is an ordained minister serving as a wedding officiant in the Portland, OR metro area for almost a decade. He specializes in custom weddings, vow renewals, dedication ceremonies, commitment ceremonies, handfasting, blessings, and much more. Reverend Erik L. Arneson is willing to perform services for many different religions and traditions. He is also a supporter of marriage equality. Past clients speak highly of his enthusiasm, professionalism, sense of humor, and public speaking skills.

Portland, OR(541) 291-9776

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Reverend Jon Turino

Reverend Jon Turino is a wedding officiant serving ceremonies in the Portland, OR metro area. He specializes in religious or non-religious ceremonies and can help customize marriage vows. A pre-ceremony meeting is included, and short notice events are welcomed. He is highly reviewed on multiple online platforms where customers speak highly of his patience, passion, and professionalism. Prospective clients can book Reverend Jon Turino online or over the phone.

Portland, OR(503) 877-4609

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Wedded Your Way Officiant Services

Wedded Your Way Officiant Services is a team of professional non-denominational wedding officiants serving the Portland, OR metro area for the past 13 years. Experienced officiants specialize in a variety of ceremonies such as large, small, religious, nonreligious, simple, elaborate, creative, interfaith, multi-cultural, and same-sex services. Last-minute and bi-lingual weddings are welcomed. Customers speak highly of their ability to create a personal, intimate, and natural ceremony.

Portland, OR(503) 628-8518

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