Reverend Kayelily Middleton

Reverend Kayelily Middleton

About Reverend Kayelily Middleton

Creating and Officiating Romantic Fun Weddings!


Weddings are my passion! Your wedding ceremony is the first event of your wedding day with your guests and sets the tone for the whole day. You book vendors who specialize in weddings so why not book a minister who specializes in weddings? I will joyfully deliver the words of your beautiful ceremony--a collaboration of the 3 of us that reflects your beliefs, your love and commitment and your personalities. We warmly welcome your guests, pay tribute to your loved ones, tell the story of your love and commitment which flows into your vows and ring exchange, the pronouncement of marriage and happily present you to your guests!  This feeling of closeness and celebration continues right on into your reception. 

About Kayelily 

Kayelily has been officiating weddings since seminary ordination in 1997 and her services are highly recommended by wedding professionals and venues in the Triangle area.

Kayelily books up quickly so email or call or text her ASAP to check her availability for your wedding date and time and schedule your free consultation. 


Kayelily serves couples in the Triangle area of North Carolina--Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill and surrounding areas.

Let's Talk Pricing

Bells and Whistles: Highly customized and personalized ceremony which includes your story and more. My fee ranges from $550 to $850 depending on the distance I must travel to and from your wedding and rehearsal. 

Sweet and Simple: For a small private elopement-style wedding with no preliminary consultation, no rehearsal, and a less personalized wedding ceremony based on what you tell me you want, my fee ranges from $350 to $450 depending on the distance I must travel.

Kayelily's Wedding Garden: For small intimate weddings in my beautiful wedding garden in North Raleigh you get the  Sweet and Simple ceremony and the venue. What a deal--because I don't have to travel! Space for up to 20 guests. No reception or dressing facilities provided. Just arrive 10 minutes before your ceremony with your marriage license and we will do your wedding! You may bring a photographer. Wheelchair friendly--no steps. Fees range from $250 on weekdays to $350 on weekends.

Marriage 101 

Your wedding day is just one day in time and while every couple expects they will be together for the rest of their lives, even the most carefully planned wedding does not guarantee a lifetime of marital bliss. Therefore, creating the strongest foundation possible prior to marriage is a wise idea. Kayelily has an inventory that you can take on line that will see how well you fit together as a couple.

Kayelily's Marriage 101 course is an interactive exchange between the couple and Kayelily about marriage and relationship skills. You each separately complete a relationship inventory online (takes about 20 minutes) which generates a compatibility profile that is sent to Kayelily. In your following three sessions with Kayelily you will go over the results. It will show how your core values and personality traits fit together and identify areas that are strong and those that should be strengthened. Kayelily teaches communication skills and a simple conflict resolution technique, two essential skills necessary for a happy enduring marriage. $600. Contact Kayelily at to register.

Other Services  

In addition to officiating weddings, Kayelily also performs renewal of vows ceremonies, baby blessing ceremonies  or christening/baptism/naming ceremonies and celebration of life memorials. She has also done house blessing ceremonies and could also create meaningful rite of passage ceremonies if requested.








Categories: Wedding Officiant

Regions serviced: Raleigh, Wilmington

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Absolutely the best!! I am so glad we found her, she truly made our wedding special. She is very good with high stress situations and helps out alot. I have never read/heard a ceremony so beautiful. She meets with you and ask you your background and any other information you want in the ceremony, she truly takes your life and writes it into such beautiful words. You the option of doing your own vows or she can take what you want to say and create vows for you. She sent us several different options of vows and introductory things. we went back and forth for a couple weeks changing an editing it and she was so easy to work with and had no problem editing those things to create something beautiful that was finely attuned to us. What I love about her is she will travel to any place you're having your wedding at or if you're having a smaller wedding she has a beautiful garden in her backyard called The Wedding Garden. she has Ann Arbor that she puts flower garlands on and benches and it's absolutely stunning back there. I am so lucky that I found her because trust me I have spoken with many other ministers and none of them was as cooperative nor as talented as her. My husband and I were not as good with wording as her so she truly Incorporated everything we wanted into something so unbelievably beautiful.

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Kayelily was a joy. She is an awesome individual to have with you for your special day. Kayelily takes the time to get to know you, learn your story and truly make your ceremony special. Her attention to detail, professionalism and kindness makes it all worth it. We enjoyed our first meeting with her and knew that she was the best person to have with us. I loved our ceremony and appreciated the opportunity to make it our own. She's wonderful! I would highly recommend her for your event.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

I've enjoyed working with Kayelily on several weddings, and am looking forward to another one soon! She is very professional, but also knows how to have fun. No stuffy weddings with Kayelily! Each ceremony is individualized for the couple, and you can tell she has taken the time to get to know them. I am happy to recommend Kayelily to couples wanting a ceremony created just for them!

I absolutely love to work with Reverend Kayelily! She is fun and light hearted which allows my clients to relax and enjoy their day. Reverend Kayelily is such a professional and does a wonderful job officiating ceremonies at other venues as well as small weddings in her personal garden. Highly Recommend!!!

I've had the pleasure of working with Kayelilly on several occasions and she is by far one of the most professional, sweetest people I've come across in my time in this industry. She's one of the few(if not only) ministers that offers her own lapel mic, which if you've ever planned a wedding before, you'll know just how valuable that is. She's as much of an asset to have on your wedding day as she is as a friend while planning your wedding. Every couple I've worked with that's worked with her RAVES about her! You're in for a treat!

I've had the pleasure of working with Kayelilly on several occasions and she is by far one of the most professional, sweetest people I've come across in my time in this industry. She's one of the few(if not only) ministers that offers her own lapel mic, which if you've ever planned a wedding before, you'll know just how valuable that is. She's as much of an asset to have on your wedding day as she is as a friend while planning your wedding. Every couple I've worked with that's worked with her RAVES about her! You're in for a treat!



Raleigh, NC 27612   See On Map
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Reverend Kayelily Middleton is a wedding Officiant from Raleigh servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Reverend Kayelily Middleton is a professional Officiant that has been part of the Triangle wedding industry since 1997 specializing in custom romantic fun wedding ceremonies.