Alan, originally from the U.K., lives in Elliot Lake, Ontario. He is warm, friendly, and respectful of the uniqueness of each individual. He has a sense of humour and gets along easily with those he meets. He is a graduate of Southampton University, in England, and has an interest in the health and well-being of those with whom he comes into contact. He is a retired Elementary School Teacher, and now spends his time helping people to reach their life goals. Alan is a great public speaker who has worked throughout Southern Ontario, Alberta, and New York State. He believes that every person has greatness within. Alan has been with his partner for over 20 years and they married in 2006. Whether you want a wedding ceremony that is spiritual, non–denominational, or religious, please consider Alan as a wedding officiant who will work alongside you to create a memorable and personal occasion.
Alan Steed was my grade 6 teacher and it was a blessing to find him on the website! Although it's been 20 years since I've been in his class, there is nothing about him that has changed - Alan is one of the warmest, kindest, and funniest person you'll meet. He always goes above and beyond to make sure you're happy and taken care of, and on the wedding day, it was no different! Alan was incredibly patient as he walked us through the ceremony and was extremely flexible to accommodate anything that we wanted to include as part of the ceremony. He has the ability to calm your nerves and is super responsive with any questions or concerns you may have. Having Alan as part of the wedding was a highlight in our ceremony - we couldn't have asked for anyone better. Thank you!
Mandy & David
Alan Steed was a perfect match for us. He was professional and had a positive attitude. He was comforting and had met every need we wanted in our ceromony. I would most definitely refer Alan to others. Thank you Alan and All Seasons for making our wedding more special.
Barbara & Mark
Alan Steed was wonderful throughout. He went above and beyond to meet with us, talk through things on the telephone, and made sure everything was just how we wanted it. Alan was quick in response to any emails/questions that we had. Couldn't have asked for more! Anytime I called any of the staff they were helpful and friendly. Thank you for making this portion of the wedding so smooth and effortless. And thank you, Alan, for being a kind and calm soul to guide us in this next step of our lives.
Ashley & Clayton
Alan Steed was a spectacular officiant. He was flexible, understanding, compassionate, motivated, helpful, friendly and thoroughly reassuring. He was completely committed to helping us have the wedding of our dreams, including sticking with us as our first venue/ceremony was unexpectedly changed (resulting in a lengthy drive for Alan in order to make it to our second venue). He was very responsive and motivated us without being pushy or insistent. He was accommodating of our schedule and needs, as we were planning a wedding from the US, and met us at a time that was convenient for us. He was exceptional in our planning meeting, offering advice and feedback but ultimately sitting back and letting us plan our wedding as we liked. He was understanding about our last minute changes and flexible right up until the wedding began! All our friends said that our service was the best they'd ever seen, and we owe Alan a great deal for that!
Marie & Andrew
Alan Steed did a wonderful job. He provided great support before the wedding and continues to offer guidance. The accent is a nice touch ;) I would highly recommend him.
Sarah & Dan
Alan Steed was everything we could have hoped for and more! He was very engaging and we have a lovely time meeting with him and editing the ceremony to fit our personalities. He was inspiring and a joy to be around. The ceremony was completely perfect. We are very happy to have Alan in our lives! Thank you so much for helping us to make the day everything it could be. It was completely magical, and we made a wonderful new friend in the process. Thanks Alan! Alan kept things casual and sweet. Totally awesome !
Anne & Nixon
Alan Steed was great throughout the entire process. Couldn’t have asked for more! The office staff is very friendly and very personable. I would recommend All Seasons Weddings and Alan Steed to anyone else getting married for sure, he was great.
Jessica and Michael
Alan was amazing from the moment we met. He made the process so easy and was accommodating in every aspect leading up to our big day. His genuine, caring & humorous ways made the wedding ceremony that much more special. Compliments continue to pour in after our wedding and we couldn’t have asked for anyone better. Thanks again Alan!!!!
Dave & Amy
Alan Steed was hired as our officiant, and quickly became a friend. Not only did he walk us through the entire process of the marriage ceremony, but he fulfilled his duties with excitement, enthusiasm, and sincerity. We received multiple compliments about the beautiful service Alan performed. We will continue to to recommend him to any and all parties that are getting married!
Katie and Derek
Alan Steed did a fantastic job! He was warm, genuine and funny and it was truly a ceremony that reflected both our personalities. Alan listened attentively during our meeting before the big day and made sure that we were comfortable with every word that was said during the ceremony. He was a total pro and made the day so special for us.
Melissa & Zafer
Alan Steed was our officiant at our beautiful ceremony in Elliot Lake, Ontario. We knew that it was going to be a easy and relaxed ceremony simply because Alan made it that way for us! He was an absolute joy to work with and we will be recommending him to all of our friends in the future. Everyone continues to compliment what a lovely ceremony we had. Thanks again to Alan for making our day that much more special!
Kirstie & John
Alan Steed was wonderful. We really appreciated him being our officiant.
Matthew & Lisa
I just wanted to let you know what a Fabulous time we had with our officiant Alan Steed. Alan personalized the ceremony to suit us. Including our out of the way location, our vows and just being a part of our day. He kept us on track and was a huge part of our special day. I loved his enthusiasm and genuine interest in what we were doing. I would highly recommend his services to anyone ! Thank you! Lynn and Mark September 12, 2015
Lynn and Mark
Alan Steed went above and beyond expectations for our ceremony. It was an absolute pleasure to have him involved. It was as if he was a part of our family! He completely clicked with the colourful vows and understood humour was a huge part of our families. We had a lot of fun with him and just adored his flair and joie de vivre. He was happy to ad lib when our ring warming was lagging behind and was just the best!!! It was great that we were able to depend on such a company as we live in Montreal, and were coming down to Ontario for our wedding. Thank you! The ceremony was a highlight of the day, everyone was commenting on how well it went and how fun it was!
Vanessa & Shawn
From the moment we met Alan (Steed) we were reassured in the midst of all our wedding planning- we did not need to worry about our wedding ceremony on the big day. Alan is very organized, attentive to needs of others and a fabulous, relaxed man to chat with. All of our friends and family commented on how wonderful he was! I would recommend Alan as an officiant to anyone looking to be sure their day runs smoothly and without worries! Katie & Tyler Sept 10th, 2016
Katie & Tyler
Well what can we say!! We are celebrating our eight month wedding anniversary today and have nothing but great memories of our beautiful ceremony. Alan (Steed) was such a pleasure to work with, from the first phone call, to the meeting at Tim Horton's where we customized the ceremony and of course our wedding day. He was easy to talk to and made us both feel comfortable with the process. We are so thankful he was able to incorporate everything we wanted in the ceremony, and also a great photographer. Very grateful for Alan and could not think of a better way to begin our married life together. Thank you for everything Alan! Ken and Dawn
Ken and Dawn
Jason and I just want to express our Thanks to Alan Steed for making our wedding day extra special. With the chaos of the kids not wanting to walk down the aisle and my daughter in law performing temper tantrums. I was a little upset. But as I got to the front and being reassured from both Jason and Alan, I calmed down. It was a great ceremony and all the guests complimented. Jay will have no excuse to forget the anniversary since its also your anniversary. We are honored you were available to officiate our day. Really appreciate all the help with including the kids in our ceremony. Thank you again for sharing our special day! Heather and Jason
Heather and Jason
Alan (Steed) was fantastic! He made us feel so comfortable as we are both shy people. He had some wonderful ideas and was open and flexible to questions and feedback that we had. And on top of everything is accent is adorable! Lol ;)
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From the first time we met with Mari Sargent, our minds were put at ease. She is genuine, kind and completely accommodating to your needs. She truly listened and cared about what you want to include and not include. She wasn't pushy and is really down to earth. Couldn't have picked a more perfect match.
Callie and Corrissa
We thought Michelle Fansett was wonderful. She considered our wishes, accepted feedback and then provided suggestions of her own. Many of our friends asked us where we had found such a great speaker and warm communicator.
Lee and Mike
Francine Charland was funny, professional and made the ceremony a wonderful and caring time! We made a few last minute changes and the team was very helpful! Wonderful services, great selection in officiants and on top of all that, make us feel comfortable!
Robert and Yanik
Kathleen, you exceeded our expectations and gave us the ceremony we dreamed of. It was an absolute pleasure working with you. Thank you for making our day a memorable and perfect celebration.
Phillip and Tyonek
I want to give a huge shout out to All Seasons Weddings, particularly Robb and Kathleen, for their magnificent attempt to make a dying man’s wish come true. I am a clinical social worker in a Critical Care Unit. For weeks, I had worked with two lovely gentleman who had been friends since they were eight years old. In their twenties, they decided to live together and became a couple, despite the fact that this was a challenge. One of the partners became critically ill upon their forty fourth year of living together. Their wish as a couple had been to be married upon being together fifty years. They regretted that they would never be married. I had no idea how to make this work but contacted All Seasons Weddings, who graciously offered an officiant to us for that very evening, given the timeliness required. This couple had a “ceremony of marriage” in our Critical Care Unit. Not only that, but they tried valiantly the next day to help secure a marriage license, which regrettably did not come through. My patient has passed- but his partner will always remember the professionalism, generosity, caring approach of All Seasons Wedding, as will I! My thanks and kudos to them, and also their generosity in doing this pro bono!”
Robert and Gary
Kim Adeney was an exceptional officiant!! We received (and are still receiving!) many compliments from our guests on her role in our wedding, and many people thought we had known her for years!! She made the whole process very easy and stress free for us (especially since we were planning our wedding from afar). We also appreciate that she took the time to meet with us a month before our wedding in person to go over the plans for our ceremony. Overall, we were so thrilled with having Kim as our officiant. She was so kind, warm, and thoughtful; she really helped make our big day very memorable!! Thank you Kim!!
Leslie and Natalie
Thank you so much for officiating our wedding! You were great to work with and came through with all of my requests. I appreciate you noticing all the fine details. It had taken me 18 months to bring the wedding of my dreams to real life- I couldn't be more happier with the outcome! Thank you again for everything.
Melanie and Louie
Todd Kaufman went beyond our expectations to prepare a service that was simple (as we requested) yet meaningful to us. Todd did research in Jewish wedding customs and together we found a way to include a nod to our heritage while keeping the ceremony secular. Todd worked with us to help us write our words of intent. Todd was sensitive to our family needs, was flexible and listened to our needs.
Ryan and Warren
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