The Modern Officiant

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About The Modern Officiant

The Modern Officiant is a wedding officiant service based in Atlanta, Georgia that specializes in servicing LGBTQ+ and nontraditional weddings. As a wife, mother, and member of the LGBTQ+ community, owner Jemelle Wooten understands that everyday life comes with many challenges, and so she endeavors to help all couples feel wholly loved and supported through their wedding ceremony. Jemelle endeavors to create heartfelt, uniquely beautiful ceremonies, and she takes extensive time to get to know each couple to craft a ceremony that speaks to them. In order to make ceremonies feel personalized as possible, Jemelle happily incorporates any traditions and rituals that the couple desires into their ceremony.

Services Offered
The Modern Officiant services a variety of wedding ceremony types, including civil unions, interfaith ceremonies, non-religious ceremonies, single religion ceremonies, and vow renewals. Jemelle specializes in LGBTQ+ and non-traditional ceremonies, though she gladly officiates ceremonies for any couple. All couples are provided with customized vows, as well as the option of counseling services.

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81 Reviews for The Modern Officiant

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Elizabeth · Married on 11/10/2018

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    Perfect Wedding Officiant!

    We absolutely loved working with Jemelle for our wedding!! First of all, she was so supportive and responsive throughout the entire wedding process. Literally from the moment we contacted her, she always got back to us so promptly and always had great answers. The questionnaire was so helpful for us in writing our vows and in thinking about our relationship in preparing for our wedding. She was always quick to answer and follow up with us.

    The ceremony was so wonderful and professional. Jemelle crafted our ceremony perfectly. We were very particular that we wanted a very personal and non-religious ceremony and Jemelle absolutely delivered. We got so many compliments on our ceremony and there was not a dry eye in the place.

    After the wedding, Jemelle quickly sent in our wedding certificate, even sending us a confirmation with the tracking number! She then helped me figure out how to get a copy of our filed certificate quickly from the courthouse.

    She was so helpful and we couldn't recommend her more. Our ceremony was so wonderful and we couldn't have imagined a better day.

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    Brittany · Married on 09/29/2018

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    I cannot even begin to share how much love I have for Jemelle and what a genuinely perfect ceremony she created for us! We had an unfortunate incident with my father-in-law having a seizure right before the ceremony, and Jemelle was a such a comfort during the scary incident. She stayed a bit late even though she had another wedding to perform after ours and promised not to leave until we could make it official. All of our guests could feel the love and that had so much to do with the beautiful words she had to say. She really captured us and we were an out-of-town wedding that I had never actually met her. She also checked in with me the next day to make sure my father in law was ok. Luckily he is!! Her kindness and sincerely beautiful energy really did save the day. I could not recommend her services enough!

    Sent on 10/06/2018

    The Modern Officiant's reply:

    Thank you so much for this review, Brittany! This was my most memorable wedding. The way you all came together so quickly and effortlessly for your father-in-law was the true definition of family. I am so very happy you chose me to be a part of your big day, and thank you again!

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The Modern Officiant FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 275.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price? Ceremony Rehearsal
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 200.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? Yes
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals? $ 250.00
  • What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)? $ 50.00
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for? Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion
  • What services do you provide? Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? No Denomination
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? GA
  • What languages do you speak? English

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  • Elegant Events by Maya
    Elegant Events by Maya Wedding Planners

    I highly recommend The Modern Officiant to all of my clients. She writes and performs the most beautiful intimate ceremonies. I have seen her bring her clients to tears with the way she crafts ceremonies. Jemelle puts her clients at ease with her calming demeanor and gives her clients a beautiful day to remember.

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  • PO BOX 110165 Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30315 See on map
    678-890-0141 (Phone number)
    Available for inquiries 24/7

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