Top 10 Wedding Officiants in Nashville, TN (2020)
EDITOR'S CHOICE: We have personally picked out the best wedding officiants in Nashville to make the commitments you vow to each other more personal on your special day.
With recent changes to the laws surrounding wedding officiants in Tennessee, many couples have been left wondering how to find an officiant.
We’ve done the research for you and compiled this list of qualified wedding officiants based in Nashville and the surrounding area.
With a range of personalities and ideologies to choose from, we’re sure that there’s someone on this list that can help you create the wedding ceremony of your dreams, no matter who you are.
Wedding Officiants In Nashville
1. Rich Events
As the manager of two Nashville wedding venues and a full-time wedding officiant, Reverend Brandon Rich has plenty of knowledge and experience in the wedding industry: he first started as a wedding musician over twenty-five years ago! Rev. Rich mainly serves elopements around the greater Nashville area as well in addition to his permanent locations of Belmont Mansion and Skinner Chapel, but he is also available for traditional weddings at a location of your choosing.
Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Vow Renewal, Non-Denominational
Location: 1831 12th Avenue South, Suite 431, Nashville, TN 37212
Facebook: Rich Events
With the motto, “no matter who you love,” you quickly get a picture of Chance’s open-hearted and accepting philosophy. Taking a non-traditional approach to premarital counselling by offering ‘premarital exploration,’ Chance helps couples prepare for marriage by helping couples discover the unique qualities that make their relationship function at its best.
Officiant Style: Non-Denominational, Same-Sex Weddings, Interfaith, Non-Religious
Location: 148 Dayflower Drive, Henderson TN
Facebook: Chance Dillon Weddings and Coaching
Zelda offers a wide variety of services, from “love in a rush” packages (where couples can tie the knot with just 2 hours notice), to customized vows at a location of your choice. Her services are focused on joy and warmth, and she’s even been known to surprise couples with love songs performed on the ukulele to make their elopements even more romantic.
Officiant Style: Non-Religious, Interfaith, Vow Renewals, Same-Sex Weddings
Facebook: Zelda Sheldon
As someone who has been officiating weddings for more than fifteen years, Norm is an experienced, prompt and professional wedding professional. Norm prides himself on his ability to stay warm and personable while taking his job very seriously. Past couples rave about his friendliness and reliability, which are certainly great traits to look for in a wedding officiant!
Officiant Style: Christian, Non-Religious, Vow Renewals
Phone: (561) 248-8452
Facebook: Norm McDonald
The name says it all! This team of four reverends is based in Murfreesboro but serves Nashville and the surrounding area. Their website details well-defined packages so you can choose which level of service fits your wedding vision best, as well as a number of ceremony templates to help give couples a starting point for dreaming up the perfect wedding ceremony.
Officiant Style: Christian, Non-Religious, Interfaith, Vow Renewal
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Facebook: Great Tennessee Officiants
Based out of a purpose-built chapel in Murfreesboro, the team at Marry Me of Tennessee is available every day of the week for weddings in their chapel as well as throughout middle Tennessee at a location of your choosing. As full-time officiants, Mollie and her team are often available on short notice for elopements.
Officiant Style: Same-Sex Weddings, Non-Religious, Non-Denominational
Location: 520 West Lytle Street #A, Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Facebook: Marry Me Of Tennessee
With an unbelievable 1800 five-star reviews and appearances across some of America’s most-watched TV channels, the God Squad easily sits at the top of our list of Nashville wedding officiants. With ministers across Tennessee, this group of experienced officiants also offers an extensive online marriage prep course, which is a great way to go into your wedding with your relationship stronger than ever.
Officiant Style: Religious, Secular Ceremonies Available
Facebook: God Squad Wedding Ministers
After over thirty years of marriage, Kevin (the main officiant of VOW) remains passionate about the sacredness of a marriage ceremony and the importance of not just celebrating a wedding, but celebrating the marriage too. For this reason, Kevin offers extensive marriage planning designed to equip couples to enter into marriage with the skills they need to nurture their commitment for many years to come.
Officiant Style: Inclusive, Interfaith, Non-Denominational, Non-Religious, Same-Sex
Amanda of Golden Dolphin Weddings has over 12 years of experience officiating weddings and is proud to have always officiated same-sex weddings. She describes herself as “spiritual but not religious” and is happy to customize a wedding ceremony to fit the ideologies of the couples she works with, as she welcomes all faiths, paths, and belief systems.
Officiant Style: Same-Sex Weddings, Vow Renewals, Commitment Ceremonies, Non-Denominational, Non-Traditional
Facebook: Golden Dolphin Weddings
Pastor Low Norris’ officiant services are backed with over a hundred online reviews, filled with praise about his flexibility, sense of humor and passion for his job. He offers premarital counselling and believes marriage should be approached with reverence, working with each couple to tell their unique story and send them forward into the adventure of marriage.
Officiant Style: Non-Denominational, Non-Religious, Interfaith
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Facebook: The Wedding Pastor of Nashville
Your wedding ceremony is the most important part of your wedding day. Choosing an officiant who will reflect your values, beliefs and personalities is so important to having a wedding ceremony that simply “feels like you.”
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