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WELCOME to Melissa Coe Ceremonies where you will discover a refreshing, personal, and customized approach designed to make your wedding ceremony the BEST one you and your guests have ever attended! You won't find cookie-cutter, boring, redundant, copied-off-the-internet wedding ceremonies, and you absolutely won't find predictable! Each ceremony is created to be as unique as you and your love story: personal, meaningful, engaging, fun, and profound. No two ceremonies are ever the same.
Melissa Coe is an award-winning, professional and full-time Wedding Officiant and Master Life-Cycle Celebrant since 2009. She is known for creating welcoming and inclusive, one-of-a-kind, custom, and personal wedding ceremonies that honor marriage equality, faith, tradition, and orientation.
- Always LGBTQ welcoming, open & inclusive.
- Interfaith, secular, multi-cultural, ethnic & traditional including (separately or combined): Muslim, Hindu, Catholic, Jewish, Asian, Earth-Based, Christian, Pagan, Hawaiian, Spiritual, Nothing, Everything.
- Theme weddings such as Dr. Who, Harry Potter, Victorian Steampunk, Hip-Hop, Sci-fi, Fantasy, Recycled, Fairy, Culinary, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Star Trek…
- First, Encore (2nd, 3rd & 4th), Elopement, Vow Renewal, and Destination Wedding Ceremonies.
- Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award Winner
- OREGON Bride Magazine Best Officiant Award Winner: 2016, 2019, 2020
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You will NEVER regret working with Melissa!!
On the day of our ceremony, Melissa showed up on time and ready to go. She printed out schedule hand outs for all of our vendors, introduced herself and was very professional. The ceremony was my absolute FAVORITE thing about our wedding. And every friend and family member I spoke with that night RAVED over it. It was a hit for everyone in attendance, sharing they had never been to a wedding with a ceremony like that. Melissa's personal recommendation for us to do integrated vows were something no one had ever seen, and it made our wedding even that much more special.
All in all, I cannot recommend Melissa enough! If you are on the fence and looking to save money and considering going elsewhere, this is your sign to move funds around to make Melissa work. She was an integral part of our day, and I will never forget the wonderful work, effort and thought she put into my Husband and I. She made the day not only meaningful, but easy with the filing side of things. She filed our paperwork immediately and ordered copies on my behalf. I had them in the mail within a week thanks to her urgency! Melissa is worth every penny, AND MORE! Seriously, this is your officiant!
A wonderful ceremony made for us!
Melissa Coe is the Best Decision You’ll Make
We had SEVERAL come up to us after the ceremony and comment on Melissa’s ceremony and how she was the best Officiant they’ve ever heard. We simply cannot imagine our day without her!
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Melissa Coe is the BEST in Portland.........
Melissa Coe has been absolutely wonderful to work with! I highly recommend her to every couple I can. She has an incredible ability to connect so well with people. She has such a wonderful presence and adds the perfect touch to ceremonies. She is very reliable, professional and brings great energy. I feel so lucky to have met Melissa and love sharing this jewel with the brides and grooms I work with. :)
Once you meet Melissa, you could not imagine your wedding without her! Melissa's attention to detail and genuine interest in getting to know the couples she works with shows with her very unique and personalized ceremonies. From laughs to happy tears, Melissa will make your day special & memorable for you AND your guests.