Wedding Officiants in Brantford, Ontario

Louise Burns

Louise BurnsA Wedding Ceremony is a celebration and expression of love. I reside in Kitchener and I am available to perform a traditional, spiritual or non-denominational ceremony of your choice. My intention will be to explore and help you give meaning to your personalized wedding ceremony. Together we will create the ceremony to reflect who you are as individuals and the relationship and expression of love you will share with family and friends. My passion for unique, special, fun, and memorable wedding ceremonies started several decades ago for my own ceremony with my partner and children. I will provide the support essential to reflect all your wishes and provide you with a lasting memory.

Marianne Helgers (Hurd)awardAdditional LanguagesDutch

Marianne Helgers (Hurd)Marianne resides in Brantford, but emigrated from the Netherlands as a child. A bonus byproduct is she is fluent in both English and Dutch! She is preparing to retire from her 45-year career in education and is well respected in her field. Marianne is outgoing and always sees the positive in life with a mixture of love, humour and compassion. She is the mother of three adult sons and one of her fondest memories is officiating her eldest son’s wedding. Marianne also enjoys knitting, cycling and reading. She is confident that she can deliver your vision and make your traditional or spiritual wedding ceremony a joyful and memorable experience.

Ed Walzak

Ed WalzakEd came to recognize his passion to help couples realize their dream wedding while presiding over not one, but two of his siblings' wedding ceremonies. A resident of Kitchener, Ed is a talented public speaker and his natural charisma ensures his comfort with groups of any size. A champion for children through World Vision, Ed believes in the awesome power that love brings to the world. He considers being included in your special day a great privilege and dedicates his creativity and humour to your wedding ceremony. Together you will enjoy a truly customized celebration of your commitment and the perfect start to your lifetime together.

Nicholas Scime

Nicholas ScimeNicholas lives on the Hamilton mountain and is no stranger to events, or speaking engagements. A past career as a Community Development Manager, and a Chef leading cooking shows on TV has given him his upbeat and outgoing personality. He hopes to assist you with your spiritual or traditional wedding ceremony, and the start of your life with your special partner. His passion for life and values have served him well as a husband and a father of three great men. Nicholas enjoys traveling, cooking and is fortunate to combine his two loves when visiting Europe and other parts of the world.

Ann Marie Fitzgerald

Ann Marie FitzgeraldI am always honoured to be asked to perform a wedding ceremony for any couple! No matter the type of ceremony you have chosen – traditional, spiritual or same gender, it’s at that moment you are truly enlightened by the love and joy that surrounds you. Originally from Newfoundland, I settled in Kitchener and my spouse Barb and my ever expanding family have been my greatest blessings. I have a degree in Pastoral Ministry through Loyola University, New Orleans. Along with my Pastoral work, my time is spent with family and friends, enjoying sports, gardening and playing with our dog. I look forward to meeting you and being part of your journey.

Jeannette Hill

Jeannette HillI moved to Woodstock over 50 years ago and am retired from a career as Justice of the Peace. The most enjoyable and satisfying part of my position was performing wedding ceremonies in Woodstock and around South Western Ontario. It became and still is my passion. I enjoyed everything from meeting the participants to the wedding ceremony. I am comfortable with religious and non-denominational ceremonies regardless of gender and look forward to assisting everyone in having a wonderful day. Since retiring my husband and I curled, learned to mostly kick dirt at the golf course, and travel. I am now learning shuffleboard and how to bowl.

Beverly KingawardWedding Industry Experts 2015 Winner

Beverly KingBev, is an award winning officiant (Wedding Industry Experts). She lives in Ancaster, and is a down to earth, likable, outgoing person who looks at all aspects of life with a mixture of compassion, love, humour and definitely optimism. These attributes have served her well as a wife, mother and grandmother. Whether it is a non-denominational, religious or spiritual wedding ceremony, she is dedicated to making your wedding ceremony meaningful, loving and unique. Bev enjoys a good round of golf, as well as knitting and reading when she has time. She looks forward to working with you to make your special day a memorable one.

Blair Gill

Blair GillBlair is an experienced Wedding Officiant who lives in Kitchener. He knows that your spiritual, non-denominational or interfaith wedding ceremony is the heart and soul of your wedding and Blair will ensure the ceremony you have chosen reflects the uniqueness of your commitment to one another. He has a pastoral background and has served as an individual and family counsellor. He likes reading, football and other sports plus playing with family! Blair is passionate about weddings, promises to listen to your every wish, and to capture the romance in each ceremony. If your ceremony is a top priority, Blair is for you.

Gail MalcolmawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 Winner

Gail MalcolmGail was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Woodstock’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Gail is an outgoing, positive person who enjoys all people. She has recently retired from working with social services for over thirty years, working with and for people from all walks of life and in many different circumstances. With a sincere openness to people and their personal beliefs and values, Gail sincerely hopes to facilitate a wedding that will meet all of your hopes and expectations. A great believer in family and friendship as essentials on life's sacred path, Gail will endevour to respond to cultural, personal, and physical needs. With humour, reverence and participation, Gail will strive to make your day a wonderful lasting memory. As a resident of Woodstock she also serves London, St. Thomas, Brantford, Dorchester, Ingersoll, St Marys etc.

Ruth GreenspanJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Ruth GreenspanRuth is a social worker, a social advocate, and teaches part time at Mohawk College and McMaster University. She is passionate about supporting people’s choices in life and love and will be comfortable conducting your wedding ceremony. (including Jewish) She is happily married in an interfaith, interracial union and has three children and a black lab. Ruth hails from Niagara Falls, but now resides in Hamilton. With her free time you can find her walking, at the gym, doing yoga, attending festivals and watching her son and his rock band, or watching sports events, including her children’s. She believes “true life lies in laughter, love and hard work.”

Janice Pow

Janice PowJanice, who lives in Delhi, wants you to feel comfortable. This is your wedding day and she will help to fulfill your vision. If you want traditional or something unconventional and distinctive, she will respect your vision and help produce a result that is a unique celebration of your love. She is comfortable with religious and non–denominational ceremonies. She believes that love should be celebrated regardless of gender, culture or religion. Janice has lived in Norfolk most of her life. She will bring to your day interpersonal skills that are warm and friendly. Janice has a great sense of humour. Janice will embrace your wedding vision and bring an ease that is contagious and joyful for your wedding day.

Jack (John) Cox

Jack (John) CoxYour wedding is one of the most memorable days of your life. I live in Hamilton, and my personal style is informal, relaxed and collaborative. I've had the privilege of working with a wide range of responsibilities, with incredibly diverse people. I've taught in high schools and universities. I've been a Chaplain in the Canadian Armed Forces where I've been responsible for helping Christians, Jews, Muslims and those of no particular faith. When I’m on my downtime, you’ll most likely find me fishing, camping, hiking, and photographing. That’s where I go to plug-in and re-charge. I am looking forward to spending time with you, and I believe I will bring to your wedding the skills and experience to create with you the wedding that most fits your dream.

Heather Baer

Heather BaerMaking your special wedding ceremony unforgettable is Heather’s utmost desire. Heather makes Hamilton her home where she is an English as a Second Language Professor at Mohawk College. Having lived and worked in 3 countries as well as travelling extensively, Heather has a great love of and appreciation for people of different cultures, races, and religions. She is an experienced Wedding Officiant and her love of and involvement in community theatre as an actor, singer and dancer enables her to feel very comfortable in front of small or large audiences. She is known to be trustworthy, dependable and fun-loving and would count it a privilege to be part of your special day.

Elizabeth Newell

Elizabeth NewellWho lives in Ancaster would be honored to assist in the joining of you both in marriage. Your choice of wedding ceremony can be non-denominational, spiritual, religious or a hand fasting ceremony. I have been a realtor over 30 years so I am at ease working in public. I enjoy ceremonies. I look forward to meeting you, your family and friends to consult and help with the day of your dreams.

John MacLeodawardAdditional LanguagesFrench

John MacLeodBased in Cambridge, Ontario, John MacLeod brings a sensitive and flexible approach to wedding services, and will adapt to the needs and wishes of bridal couples. He brings a sense of humour to things, yet always preserves the essential solemnity at the heart of a marriage commitment. His adaptable approach has led to him being chosen for Scottish attire weddings, re-enactors weddings and weddings held in a broad variety of unusual environments, including the tops of ski hills, the decks of yachts and the runways of glider clubs. He also has experience with more traditional weddings in formal and informal settings. He enjoys the planning and the celebration of each individual wedding and looks forward to being of service.

Hilde Atkinson

Hilde AtkinsonThere are few days in a person's life as important as their wedding day and Hilde strives to help you make it exactly what you want it to be. Her years of leadership, mentoring and public speaking experience gives couples confidence when selecting an officiant for their wedding. She strives to make your guests feel welcome and included and is well-versed in handling those sensitive family situations that invariably come up during the wedding process. Every couple is unique and every wedding is special and different. Hilde is committed to helping you create a personalized and meaningful wedding ceremony. No reruns or cookie cutters, it is all about you and your special day!

Diane Greenhalgh-VosdingawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 Winner

Diane Greenhalgh-VosdingDiane was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Chatham’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Now located in Waterloo, ON, Diane is a mature and caring person who has a dream: to help you experience a unique wedding ceremony that truly captures your love story. Diane spent a successful career in education working with families and individuals aiming to bring out the best in each person. She would like to apply her knowledge, skills and creativity helping you to achieve the most memorable day of your life!