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Des Moines Wedding Officiants

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  • 4 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50315

Melissa B.

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Sue from Sunrise Chapel was so friendly and fun. She really went the extra mile to make our wedding day special. From the beautiful remembrance prayer to honor my father who could not be with us, to sweltering in a humid Botanical Garden wile I was late and having dress malfunctions, she was amazing! I would recommend her for your vow exchange or wedding!

  • 4 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grimes, IA 50111

Jordan R.

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We absolutely LOVED Rev. Wells! He did a great job and we had so many compliments about our wedding ceremony and him! He sent us his ceremony script before hand and let me custom write it to what I was wanting. He made the wedding ceremony so personal and our family and wedding guests all enjoyed speaking with him at the reception! He is the nicest and sweetest man! I would recommend Rev Wells to anyone who needs a wedding officiant!

  • 14 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50312

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I am a non denominational wedding officiant, located in Des Moines Iowa. I have been performing weddings since 2004 and have also provided my services to several same sex marriages in the last year. I also am available for vow renewal, committment ceremonies, and 'elopements'. I create UNIQUE ceremonies for UNIQUE people! I feel it's an honor to help with creating a ceremony tailored to the needs of the couple and provide a memorable event that can be looked back upon as an endearing moment in their lives. I have had experience in the wedding industry prior to becoming ordained as an experienced bridal shop owner. I offered wedding planning services from A to Z and have been able to provide assistance to many of my wedding couples. If you are traveling to Des Moines from out of state, I can help you in finding hotels, restaurants, venues and pretty much anything you may need to make your wedding trip run smoothly. I'm not just your minister, I can be your assistant for a nominal additional fee of $50. I do travel throughout Cental Iowa to the location chosen by the wedding couple. I have a flat honorarium plus round trip mileage expense for weddings performed outside of Des Moines. I require a signed contract which is for the protection of the wedding couple and myself. A 50% non refundable deposit is required to reserve the wedding date, which can be paid through PayPal (plus minimal PayPal processing fees) with the balance paid in cash at the rehearsal or before the ceremony (my honorarium is $200 plus mileage if outside of Des Moines). Any overnight accomodations, if needed, would be at the expense of the wedding party. If the wedding is to take place 14 days or less from the date of the contract signing, the honorarium is $225 plus mileage if outside of Des Moines. The entire amount is payable at the time of the contract signing if it is less than 14 days from the wedding date. Weddings on holidays are $250 honorarium. The honorarium covers the process of developing your ceremony, performing the service and filing of the license, initial meetings, unlimited emails and your rehearsal. The destination or wedding location is chosen by the wedding couple and if any rental fees or admission is required, that is the responsibility of the wedding couple. MOST IMPORTANT DETAIL! Be sure you have applied with the County Recorder's office for your marriage license. You and your fiance are responsible for obtaining the marriage license/certificate and allowing for the three day waiting period required in the State of Iowa. This is not something the officiant is able to obtain for you. You must either apply in person or download/print off the forms from their website. The standard fee for your license is $35.00. You need one witness over the age of 18 at the time you apply, to vouch for your availability to marry. Photo id's are necessary! BE SURE TO GET YOUR LICENSE AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR WEDDING TO ENSURE THIS IS COMPLETE! (At your wedding ceremony, you will need two witnesses over the age of 18.) Wedding Officiants, Des Moines

  • 18 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Iowa City, IA 52240

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Richard was our officiant at our wedding this past weekend and if we were to do it over, we would choose him in a heart beat! During our first consultation he was able to give us some unique ideas for our ceremony that people in the end could not stop talking about. He was very prompt with his responses, very flexible in regards to times to chat and an all around nice genuine man. I highly recommend Richard Reckseen as an officiant! You won't be disappointed!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Indianola, IA 50125

Heather W.

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I don't know where to begin, from the first day we met to the wedding day he was absolutely amazing. I am so proud to have gotten married by him, he was very professional, very nice, very helpful. Words can't describe how excellent he was. We can't thank you enough for his service. I wish there were more stars to give him. For the service he did the price didn't compare to how awesome of a job he did.

  • 7 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50316

Bradley H.

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Kristy was very personal and professional, she remained in contact was reachable with questions. On the day Kristy arrived early and went over how we had set up our wedding. I recommend for anyone who needs an officiant!

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Grimes, IA 50111

Lindsey K.

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Reverend Dennis met with us prior to the wedding so we could all get a feel for one another. I was instantly put at ease with him and knew he was the right officiant for us. He really listened to what we wanted our ceremony to be like and did an excellent job communicating with me and preparing for the big day. He was so kind and did a wonderful job during the ceremony. I've had LOTS of compliments on his 'message' and the ceremony in general. I highly recommend him to anyone! He was also a great help with the paperwork side of things.

  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Waukee, IA 50263

Maggie B.

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Steph was the celebrant for our wedding. Not only did she do a phenomenal job officiating our wedding, she also offered support, guidance, and a listening ear throughout the planning process. There were a few hiccups along the way, and she helped us problem solve. Steph provided us several wedding ceremony scripts and vows and guided us on piecing together what we liked to make our ceremony unique and meaningful to us. I feel like she was very invested in making the ceremony go smoothly. She attended our rehearsal and went through it a few times with us until we felt like we had the kinks worked out. She had obviously practiced her delivery, and she presented very articulately, beautifully, and professionally. I cannot say enough about her, and I highly recommend!

  • 25 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Dallas Center, IA 50063

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Pastor Joe was an amazing person to work with to create the perfect wedding ceremony. He has invested so much of his time and heart into our relationship as well as writing a unique wedding story he shared with our guests. Our relationship as a couple has already grown during our sessions preparing for the wedding. I cannot say enough positive words about him and the process he has developed to make a very special day of each couple he works with. He is amazing as a person and wedding officiant. We both highly recommend him for anyone planning their wedding.

  • 6 years in business
  • Des Moines, IA 50315

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I am so pleased to recommend Brandy Pool for your wedding. As a wedding professional, the most important qualities to look for are Integrity, Passion and a Genuine Concern for you the client. Brandy brings these qualities coupled with Intelligence, Resourcefulness and an undaunted Commitment to Make your Wedding the day of your Dreams.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Ankeny, IA 50021

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My husband and I could not be more pleased with Kris as our wedding officiant. When I met with her prior to the wedding all I could tell her was “I don’t want a traditional wedding with the same readings you hear at every other wedding, but I don’t know what I want.” She was able to guide us in a direction of selecting readings and a style of ceremony that fit our relationship. Throughout this process Kris brought her professionalism, humor, creativity, and compassion. We were blessed to have her part of our special day.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Urbandale, IA 50322

Amy S.

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Pastor Vititoe did a beautiful job with our wedding service making it the best day of my life. He is a very kind, wonderful man I would recommend him to everyone to make that day you say I do a very special memorable day!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50320

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She helped us to organize our small wedding, get the readings and vows figured out. She accommodated our schedule changes and provided the exact service we requested. Couldn't have gone smoother.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Monroe, IA 50170

John W.

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Dennis was an awesome fit for our ceremony. He was humerous and serious at the right time. I would highly recommend Dennis.

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I am a moderator and officiant of matrimony for mates-to-be. I perform religious weddings provided for agnostics, and those of faith who are not Christians, as well as for Christians.

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I am a United Methodist clergy who is happy to officiate your wedding. (Unfortunately, per church policy, I am not allowed to officiate same-sex weddings at this time.)

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50309

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I am a licensed officiant. I'm also providing rental of event space in an 1884 Victorian home in Historic Sherman Hill. Sherman Hill is located in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • West Des Moines, IA 50265

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I will perform Christian weddings of traditional nature. I cannot perform gay weddings due to my religious beliefs. I will lay out your service according to your likes.

  • Des Moines, IA 50310

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I do weddings for anyone. I can do weddings outside and inside; you pick the place, and I will be there. I have done over 350 weddings so far.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Des Moines, IA 50313

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I have been a wedding officiant for nearly 10 years. I can do just about any style or type of ceremony you desire, virtually or in any setting or locale. I've married folks in parks, reserves, hot air balloon launches, indoors and out, or even a quickie in a coffee shop. It's your wedding. What do you want?

  • West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Take a leap for love! Services from $80.00 on up. We offer officiating and other wedding services. Froggy Weddings strives to make your special day just that: yours. If you're looking for an officiant who will literally bend over backwards to make sure your ceremony goes the way you want, then look no further. Marriage license can even be applied for without you stepping foot in the recorder's office, making it a very convenient solution for those from out of state looking to tie the knot. Complimentary photos and a certificate for celebrating the event are included.

  • 9 years in business
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

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We are a company that not only can officiate at your wedding, but we are also experienced wedding planners. We customize your ceremony to fit your personalities. We also travel to your chosen venue and leave you with a copy of your full ceremony and a certificate of marriage that we customize for you.

  • Des Moines, IA 50312

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Interior design: - Interior design, re-design and staging - Aesthetic carpentry - Paint and wallpaper - Professional organization - Custom woodwork Specialty design: - Personal shopping - Mobile gift wrapping - Small business concept consulting - Event and wedding planning - Wedding officiating Culinary design: - Personal chef - Cooking classes - Custom desserts - Specialty dishes - Menu planning - Food styling

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Welcome to Hawkeye Notary! Serving Iowa and Nebraska, I am a non-denominational minister ordained through the Universal Life Church who would be honored to officiate your ceremony in either a traditional style or non-traditional style; it's up to you. Your wedding day is one of those few life events, and I wish to only enhance these sacred and cherished memories. I specialize in the following: * Elopements * Weddings * Vow Renewals * Non-Denominational * Traditional Ceremonies * Non-Traditional Ceremonies * Same-Sex Marriage * Inmate Weddings

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