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"Her spirit invokes instant serenity while her smooth voice levels the nerves and invites a mood for love."


Welcome and Congratulations, on your engagement! I'm Melinda Guess, an award-winning, published wedding officiant in Atlanta, Georgia.

No two couples are alike, so why do most wedding ceremonies include the same mundane format? Throw out the rule book, and lets make our own! My specialty is helping couples create highly personalized, creative ceremonies that are tailored to their uniqueness and vision. 

Not only do I wish an amazing wedding day for you and your honey bunny, I also desire that you two have a happy, enjoyable, love filled marriage that will last forever. As a wedding officiant and premarital counselor in Atlanta, I equip couples with resources, knowledge, and skills to help start marriage off strong to sustain a healthy flourishing relationship. I am here to help get you married, and help you to stay married!

A true romantic and professional, I deliver a special experience, a meaningful moment; a celebration of love you and your loved ones will remember for a lifetime!



Here At Officiant ATL, Melinda Thee Officiant offers a range of services to ensure your wedding day is everything you've dreamed of.

Custom Wedding Ceremonies: Melinda works closely with couples to create ceremonies that are as unique as their love story. Whether you envision a traditional ceremony or something more unconventional, she'll bring your vision to life. 


Elopement Wedding Ceremonies: Planning an intimate elopement? Melinda has a signature ceremony that captures the intimacy and romance of your special day, no matter the size of the guest list.


Premarital Counseling: Melinda understands that a strong foundation is key to a lasting marriage. Through premarital counseling sessions, she provides couples with the tools and insights they need to build a happy and healthy partnership. 

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 Melinda has been featured in top publications, including Essence, Martha Stewart Weddings, and The New York Times, cementing her reputation as one of Atlanta's premier wedding officiants.

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Officiant Atlanta featured in Essence
Officiant Atlanta featured in The New York Times

A Fairy Tale Experience 

“Our wedding felt like a fairy tale, and Melinda was our fairy godmother. She crafted a ceremony that was uniquely ours, and it couldn’t have been more perfect.” - Jessica & Mark


A Touch of Magic 

“Melinda’s passion is evident in every word she speaks. Our ceremony was touching, personal, and simply magical. Thank you, Melinda, for making our day unforgettable!” - Laura & Daniel


Heartfelt and Genuine 

“Melinda has a gift for words and a heart that connects with everyone. Our guests are still talking about how beautiful and heartfelt our ceremony was. She is simply the best!” - Sophia & Alex


The Perfect Officiant 

“We couldn’t have asked for a better officiant. Melinda was accommodating, friendly, and her words resonated with our souls. Highly recommended!” - Natalie & Chris

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Kimmy & Anthony

"She truly was the cherry on top of our wedding ceremony. So many of our guests complimented her as well. I would chose her a thousand times over."

 Here's what some clients have to say about their experience with Melinda Thee Officiant-Officiant ATL:

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