Your wedding day should be one of the best days of your life – full of happiness, love, laughter, and joy. To make sure that this is the case, making sure that you have the best wedding vendors is essential. 

Of every person involved in your wedding, your wedding officiant will undoubtedly be one of the most important. The ceremony is the central part of your big day, the instant in which you actually get married, and the person you trust with that moment should be someone who not only has plenty of experience but will also work with you to ensure a ceremony that fits all your needs and desires. 

For couples getting married in Kansas City, Missouri, here are some of the best officiants who can help guide your wedding ceremony in a manner that brings out the best of your relationship.

Premier Wedding Pastors KC is run by Ryan Pelton. He believes that weddings shouldn’t be canned and rote, and should instead reflect the unique personalities and values of each couple. Along with his team of pastors, he is committed to serving couples looking for a spiritual officiant to help lead their ceremony. All members of the Premier Wedding Pastors KC are ordained and able to perform any legally accepted ceremony. They also offer premarital counseling.

Officiant Style: Spiritual, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union

Price: Start at $499

Location: 8711 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO, 64114

Phone: (816) 718-6571

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It’s A Wonderful Life Weddings is headed by husband and wife duo Pastor David Bargar and officiant Elaine Hanson, and run by Pastor John Agre in the Kansas City area. Along with their team, they believe in helping couples create as stress-free a wedding as possible. To them, your wedding ceremony is central to your wedding day, and having it reflect your expectations is important.

To them, each wedding ceremony should reflect the core of the relationship between the couples they work with. They work to help provide services that are original and fun, and that is designed for you.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious

Price: Start at $200

Location: 8620 Penrose Ln, Lenexa, KS 66219

Phone: (816) 803-6315

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Run by Nancy Kerr, the team at KC Weddings 2 Go comes with more than 20 years worth of experience. They perform religious, interfaith, same-sex, spiritual, and non-religious ceremonies. They believe that helping couples on their wedding day should be life-changing for both the couple and the officiant. 

They also offer ceremony services in Spanish, and can perform ceremonies anywhere – KC Weddings 2 Go is designed to make sure that you no longer need to visit the courthouse. They are also available for destination weddings.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union, LGBTQ+

Price: Contact for Quote

Location: 108 S. Main Street, Independence, MO 64050

Phone: 913-244-8528

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Reverend Mitzi Carlock loves helping people and looks forward to helping couples fulfill their dream wedding. She believes that everyone deserves the wedding they dream of, and loves helping them incorporate their faith into their ceremony.

She performs religious, non-denominational, spiritual, and secular wedding ceremonies for all couples. You can write your own vows or ask her to help you write them. Rev. Mitzi is also open to performing elopements.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union

Price: Contact for Quote

Location: Turney, MO

Phone: 816-996-1866

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Called ‘America’s most celebrated wedding ministers’ by USA Today, GOD Squad Wedding Ministers are a team of professional church ministers with over 26 years of experience. They specialize in wedding ceremonies and premarital counseling, and also offer bilingual services.

They are licensed to officiate civil, interfaith, religious, and non-religious ceremonies, rehearsals, and vow renewals in a variety of states, including Missouri. They also offer custom wedding ceremonies, and also make sure services last under 30 minutes so you can enjoy the rest of your day.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union

Price: Start at $195

Location: Kansas City, 64113

Phone: 816-629-4395

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Rev. Annika Kleschinsky, who is the person behind Heart and Soul Wedding & Events, has been an ordained interdenominational peace minister since august 2008. She is passionate about creating sacred ceremonies that are tailored to the couples she works with and is familiar with leading services of all different backgrounds and faiths.

She looks forward to helping you create a ceremony that reflects the love, hope, and joy of your marriage, and helps honor the occasion of your wedding day. She is a legal wedding officiant in the State of Kansas and Missouri and is willing to register for an out of state license for a variety of other states if needed.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union

Price: Contact for Quote

Location: 1307 S Sterling Avenue, Independence, MO 64052

Phone: 617-416-0157

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Pastor Timmy Gibson is the founder of Mercy Church in Kansas City and has been a pastor for over 25 years. He and his team of wedding officiants believe in helping you create a ceremony that fits your needs. They are spiritual rather than religious and are experienced leading ceremonies of all beliefs, or lack thereof. 

With their bright, charming personalities, this team of officiants will help bring about a sense of calm on your wedding day. You can trust that they’ll make sure the ceremony is perfect so that you can focus on the rest of your day.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union

Price: Starts at $150

Location: P.O. Box 410643 Kansas City, MO 64141

Phone: 913-609-7078

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Simple to Elegant Weddings is a collective of wedding officiants who look forward to helping you create a ceremony that will enhance your wedding day and help make it all the more unique, memorable, and fun. They are an ‘open and affirming’ service and help couples of all faiths, as well as those who are agnostic or non-denominational.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union

Price: Contact for Quote

Location: Kansas City Northland Kansas City, Missouri, 64119

Phone: 816-912-4296

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Joshua Volland-Burns, founder and lead officiant at Wedley Weddings, has been officiating wedding ceremonies since 2012. The team at Wedley Weddings prides itself on helping couples create customized and unique services that reflect their relationship and love. 

They are passionate about ensuring that your ceremony is inspiring, unforgettable, and one of your life’s fondest memories. They offer a wide variety of packages to help suit any request you may have.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union, LGBTQ+

Price: Start at $125

Location: Kansas City, MO

Phone: 913-709-8682

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Run by officiants Rebecca & Laura, the team at KC Wedding Ministers believes that each couple’s ceremony should reflect their individualities and their personalities, rather than just being a generic script. They are committed to helping you create a service that is joyful, heartfelt, and memorable. All their officiants are licensed to perform marriages in Missouri and Kansas, but are also available to travel across the country for destination weddings. They are also available for elopements.

Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Religious, Civil Union, LGBTQ+

Price: Start at $50

Location: Kansas City, MO

Phone: ​(913) 832-4666

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Conclusion

Kansas City is a gorgeous location in which to get married. It offers the best of two states, beautiful venues, brilliant scenery, and amazing photographers. It also provides you the choice of some wonderful officiants. No matter the type of ceremony you are planning, from a traditional to a non-traditional one, and a spiritual service to a civil ceremony, they are sure to help you create memories that you and your guests will cherish for years to come.



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