Weddings

Alternative Wedding Services

Allen, Texas View map

About

$400 Typical Price

Alternative Wedding Services is a unique officiant business based in Allen, Texas. The team of officiants is made up of Rev. Arianna Gray, owner and president, and Associate Officiants, Rev. Khrymsun Parker, Rev. Mary Anderson and Rev. Karla Pilcher. Even though headquartered in Allen, the officiants at Alternative Wedding Services are more than happy to serve non-traditional couples planning their weddings throughout the Greater Dallas, Collin. Denton, Grayson, and North Texas areas. Regardless of what your wedding ideas are, your officiant will help you plan and carry out Your Wedding Your Way.

Services Offered

All the Officiants at AWS are non-denominational/ interfaith officiants. They can work with a wide range of religions, including Christian, Jewish, Taoist, Earth-based, and Persian, as well as with couples who do not prescribe to a particular religion or are not affiliated. And no worries if you are an interfaith or intercultural couple; the offiicants at AWS specialize in wedding parties that have different religions or cultures. Regardless of what your needs and beliefs are, your officiant will be flexible, accommodating and professional and will work with whatever alternative ideas you have to create the perfect ceremony for YOU!

Ceremony types include:

  • Traditional
  • Non-traditional
  • Engagement ceremonies
  • Handfastings
  • Same-sex ceremonies
  • Medieval/ renaissance/Steampunk
  • Civil ceremonies (JP style)
  • Elopements
  • Veteran-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$400

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Rehearsal

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$300

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Civil Union
Single Religion

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Hindu
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
No Denomination
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.
30-60 mins.

What languages do you speak?

English

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    Asya V. Married on 09/03/2020
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    Excellent preparation and much needed help

    My husband and I had no idea what sort of ceremony we wanted for our wedding. It was a tricky balance; formal enough to satisfy the more conservative relatives, modern enough to be meaningful to us. We knew we didn't want to write our vows, and we wanted to keep things simple. Khrymsun helped us by suggesting ceremony styles we hadn't even thought of, and providing templates and ideas for us to work from. She also kept our ceremony running smoothly and made sure we both felt prepared.
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    Josh N. Married on 06/05/2020
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    Rev. Ari was amazing!

    Reverend Ari was nothing short of amazing, accommodating and supportive. Her ability to customize our ceremony while deeply partnering with us to do so was greatly appreciated. Her personable, warm and seasoned approach was ideal for what we needed and we are very thankful we chose her to lead us through it. Very happy with her and highly recommend!!
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    Allison F. Married on 01/17/2020
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    A Dream Come True

    The idea of putting together a wedding ceremony was daunting, but Rev. Khrymsun Parker made it SO easy! From our first meeting, my husband and I knew she would be the one to marry us.

    She helped us customize our ceremony, and even put up with a few last minute changes! We are so thankful for Alternative Wedding Services! We had the most perfect ceremony, and Khrymsun did a beautiful job delivering it.

    If we drove her crazy at all during the process, she didn't show it! I cannot recommend Alternative Wedding Services enough!

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2009 Winner

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K & S Photography K & S Photography Wedding Photographers

I love working with Ari of Alternative Wedding Services. She is extremely professional and really works with the couple to create a personalized ceremony. I hear the guests afterwards talk about how lovely the ceremony was. She truly cares about creating a memorable ceremony for the couple.

BMG Originals Custom Clothing BMG Originals Custom Clothing Wedding Dresses

Rev. Arianna Gray and Rev. Krymsun Parker are very perceptive and compassionate women who will perform your wedding your way and make it deeply meaningful and memorable. Barbara Gabbert, BMG Originals Custom Clothing, www.bmgoriginals.com

Significant Events of Texas Significant Events of Texas Wedding Planners

Alternative Wedding Services is a wonderful choice for brides and grooms of any denomination. Arianna automatically makes my clients feel comfortable and at ease with the very personal and important details of the ceremony. She also is well versed in world cultures and has given me ceremony ideas that I have passed along to other brides. I highly recommend Alternative Wedding Services and recommend them to all of my clients looking for wedding officiants.

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Allen Allen, Texas, 75002
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