Wedding Officiants in Bracebridge, Ontario

Nancy Knapp

Nancy KnappI’m committed to making your day unforgettable! Your spiritual, interfaith or same gender wedding ceremony should reflect your own values, traditions and love as you embark on this journey together as a couple. I spend my summers a short drive north of Huntsville, in the Almaguin Highlands, and live the rest of the year in Oro-Medonte near Barrie, so your choices for my services include many possible venues and locations. Since retiring from nursing and teaching, I’m passionate about theatre and dance fitness. Together, we can create a celebration for which you have always dreamed and you and your guests will remember for years to come.

Patricia Loughead

Patricia LougheadPat lives and loves her home in Gravenhurst, Muskoka. She shares it with her two grown sons, (1 out and 1 almost), a wonderful supportive partner and a very energetic rescue mutt. A former business woman and presently Vice President of The Chamber of Commerce she has excellent communication and listening skills. Pat is comfortable conducting any type of wedding ceremony you want. It can be a traditional, spiritual, interfaith or same-sex wedding ceremony. She welcomes diversity in all couples, no matter your faith or belief, and is committed to making your special day memorable.

Janice Frenssen

Janice FrenssenJanice has been a resident of Bracebridge for more than 25 years. She is currently working as a legal assistant, but she has also had a career in managing a local theatre and operating an event coordinating business. She gives back to her community through acting, directing and producing local theatre and assisting the Bracebridge Rotary Club with numerous projects. She believes your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and with her background, she can assist you in creating your personalized wedding ceremony. If you are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Officiant who is comfortable with any ceremony in any setting, Janice will work with you to make your day unique.

Wendy OkeawardWedding Industry Experts 2015 Winner

Wendy OkeWendy was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Muskoka’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2015 Awards. A long term resident of Muskoka, Wendy believes weddings are creative expressions of Spirit and she loves to help create personalized wedding ceremonies with each couple. Wendy is an educator, counsellor, writer, and her weekly column, 'Wise Woman Ways', demonstrates and expresses her openness to all spiritual or non–denominational traditions. For a wonderful caring wedding ceremony at a location of your choosing ask for Wendy and she will be there for you both.

Tracy Lynn Barkshire

Tracy Lynn BarkshireTracy is nestled in in hamlet of Barkway and loves every minute of living in Gravenhurst- Muskoka. Tracy works with couples who want an inspired wedding ceremony, be it inter-denominational, spiritual, mixed-culture or a same-sex ceremony. Tracy thrives on community work and is involved in the Ryde Community Co-op Heritage Committee, the Gravenhurst Winter Carnival Committee and The Muskoka Thunder Motorcycle Riders charity organization which helps children. Being an officiant has given Tracy personal joy and allows her to play a vital role in joining two people as they unite in the highest form of commitment to one another.

Mark SandersonawardWedding Industry Experts 2013 Winner

Mark SandersonMark was voted the ‘Best Wedding Officiant in Muskoka' at the prestigious Wedding Industry Experts 2013 Awards. A U of T grad in Religious Studies, Mark is a successful business man who has been in Muskoka for over 20 years. He is a trained, articulate speaker and can adapt to any style of wedding be it formal or relaxed, religious or spiritual. He is also a great musician and loves to play the piano at public events. Mark can bring an artistry to your ceremony that will ensure its uniqueness and lasting memories. Wedding ceremonies should have an element of fun in them and be exactly what the couple wants. He has the time and patience to understand the special requests of any couple and any lifestyle.

Cheyenne Wood

Cheyenne WoodCheyenne lives in beautiful Huntsville, where all is possible. She is a kind-hearted and fun-loving teacher, wife and mother, who considers herself a life-long learner. As a good listener, she is open to couples’ ideas and visions for their ceremonies. She has a passion for creating memorable celebrations and loves to witness others achieve their dreams. Cheyenne would be honoured to be a part of your journey to new beginnings. Her warm heart will be shared with you both from the day you plan your wedding to the actual day of your wedding ceremony.

Janice Marks

Janice MarksJanice who lives in Orillia, believes in the uniqueness of your love. Your ceremony should reflect that. She will help you create the ceremony of your dreams whether it be small or large, non-traditional, spiritual, same-sex or First Nations celebrations. Janice's outgoing personality combined with her good sense of humour will make her a perfect choice to guide you through the wedding day. She looks forward to working with you to ensure your special day is everything you have dreamed it would be.

John TwistawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 Winner

John TwistJohn was recently voted by his peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Muskoka’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. John lives in beautiful Gravenhurst and serves Muskoka . He has a private practice in counselling and mediation, and has over 35 years of experience in the helping professions. His depth of background, people orientation, and understanding of the importance of family and marriage relationships, enables him to bring a warm, thoughtful, caring approach to your wedding day. His wide experience with public presentations and ceremony, combined with his flexibility and creativity, will result in a very personal, meaningful wedding event. He is equally comfortable in with both nondenominational and spiritual settings. A couple says: Thanks to John Twist everyone had wonderful things to say about the ceremony he performed. We are very happy that John was willing to conduct it.

Tina Bax

Tina BaxTina lives in the heart of beautiful Muskoka with its many unique places to have a wedding. Tina is a warm and loving person who would be honoured to help make your wedding ceremony special in every way. Tina is a people person who draws people to her. She is open minded and would be comfortable in all forms of ceremonies and lifestyle choices. Tina would be at home in any setting.

John Dancavitch

John DancavitchLove, trust, mutual understanding, common goals and a sharing of each other provide the cornerstones for marriage. You are now ready to make your commitment to each other and tell the world. It is my role to help you dedicate yourselves to each other in a wedding ceremony, with respect and acceptance of who you are. My wife and I live in Washago in a quiet setting on a river and are moving to North Bay in July 2018. I have respect for all forms of faith. I am a tradesman, senior manager, educator and musician, having lived in Ontario, Alberta and Newfoundland. Our two Airedale dogs fill our day. I would be delighted to assist you in making this important part of your special day, joyous and all you have dreamed it would be.

Gladys PentlandawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 WinnerawardAdditional LanguagesFrench

Gladys PentlandGladys was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular New Wedding Officiant in Muskoka’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Raised in rural Quebec, Gladys now makes her home in Gravenhurst. She is fluently bilingual in French and English and is comfortable conducting traditional, non-denominational, spiritual or same-sex wedding ceremonies in either language. She graduated with a Social Science & Human Relations Certificate from Niagara College. Gladys lives an active country life with her husband, three dogs and two horses. Her hobbies are numerous: acoustic guitar, singing, stain glass, knitting, sewing, and crocheting; just to list a few. Gladys works with couples of mixed-faith, mixed-culture, and same-sex and is excited to make you feel extra special while celebrating your love for one another on your wedding day.