Best Wedding Officiants in Portland

Why These Wedding Officiants?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Portland Wedding Officiants on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

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 97216


Heartcrafted Ceremonies

Susie Cunningham is a trained and certified Life-Cycle Celebrant and founder of Heartcrafted Ceremonies which serves couples in Oregon, Southwest Washington, and destinations beyond the Northwest. Susie is dedicated to providing personal, creative, and non-religious services for weddings and memorial ceremonies. She also specializes in elopements and small weddings, vow renewals, and pet memorial ceremonies. Heartcrafted Ceremonies currently holds a five-star rating on WeddingWire where customers speak highly of her personal touch, accommodating ideas, and professionalism. A complimentary, no obligation consultation is always offered.

Portland, OR 97202


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 97124


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 97210


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 97212


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 97214


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 97034


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 97019


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 97242