Wedding Officiants in Markham, Ontario

Leah ElliottGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Leah ElliottLeah is a happy, outgoing, down to earth professional who loves to celebrate all weddings including mixed faith or cultures as well as same sex. As a wedding planner for over 10 years she is privileged to have met and helped over 200 unique couples. Originally from Vancouver, Leah has a deep connection with nature and a spiritual side that reflects her belief in respecting one another and the world around us. A mother of two boys, she is unfailingly patient and has a great sense of humour. Leah would be thrilled to help you develop a wedding ceremony that truly reflects your own unique personalities.

Janice MeighanGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Janice MeighanJanice Lives in North York just off the Don Valley and Eglington but serves a wide area of Toronto including downtown.She has great experience as wedding officiant. She holds her Master’s degree in Religious Studies (as an historian), from the University of Toronto, and her BA and Honours degrees in Religious and Ritual Studies from York University. Janice is published author and long-time grief counsellor. Whether you desire to blend traditions in a new way or create a new one, your wedding ceremony requires someone to listen supportively and guide with sensitivity and experience to help you make it uniquely your own. Janice would welcome the opportunity to assist couples at this important and special time in your journey together.

Elaine PageawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 WinnerJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish WeddingsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Elaine PageElaine who lives in Thornhill is one of those officiants who is very much in demand. Along with conducting a wedding for two people of the Jewish tradition her speciality is uniting a Jewish person with a person of another tradition. She believes that your wedding ceremony should be a reflection of what you as a couple are passionate about. She creates a safe environment for you to craft a sacred ceremony that is uniquely yours. Whether your interfaith or spiritual wedding ceremony is under a chuppah, under the stars, in a kayak or something more traditional, Elaine is open-minded and flexible. Her easy going nature, sense of humour and appreciation of ritual will help ensure that your special day honours what is important to you. As a business owner, Elaine's background is in law and recently she was the recipient of the Wm J Simpson distinguished Paralegal award presented to her by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Elaine is much in demand as a speaker on certain historical aspects of the holocaust. She's a member of the Toronto Jewish Chorus and a consummate seeker of joy in all that she does. Your family and friends will know you made the right decision by choosing Elaine.

Kim AdeneyawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 WinnerGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Kim AdeneyCongratulations on your happy news! Kim would be deeply honoured to be part of this exciting, pivotal moment in your lives. From backyards to banquet halls, surrounded by a small group of loved ones to hundreds of family and friends, she draws on the experience of over two hundred weddings to help you put together your perfect ceremony, from beginning to end. With her warm personality, winning smile, compassionate spirit and professional nature, she will happily honour your needs, traditions and vision to create the ceremony you have always dreamed of. As a career event planner she can also help you with your ceremony logistics, from the time your guests arrive to the time she pronounces you to be a married couple! Skilled with traditional, non-denominational, inter-faith, inter-culture and same-sex weddings, she also conducts baptisms. You will be in very caring, experienced and professional hands with Kim. - Kim was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Markham’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards.

Brandy-Rose McIlmoyleGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Brandy-Rose McIlmoyleBrandy Rose, who lives in Ajax, has been serving people in the GTA and the Durham Region since 2006. Newly married herself, she understands all the joys of putting together a ceremony that reflects your individual taste and style. Brandy has many contacts in the wedding industry and will happily share them at your request. Brandy can help you whether you are planning an intimate wedding of 5 or 500. Confident, fun-loving, and open, she will help you tailor your ceremony to meet your specific needs. Please contact her with any questions you may have, it would be her privilege to officiate for you!

Pixie Roney

Pixie RoneyBorn in London, England, Pixie came to Canada in 1974. She has lived in the Greater Toronto area since 1976, though she has retained her charming British accent! A warm and loving person, Pixie has been married to her loving husband, Alan, for thirty years. Her deep respect for family life has rewarded her with four wonderful children. Her backgrounds in public speaking and adult education enhance her capability to provide you with the wedding you desire and deserve! Pixie understands what is needed to help couples create the wedding ceremony of their dreams. Let her integrity, straight forwardness and positive thinking help you to make it the perfect day.

Kathleen BairdGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Kathleen BairdKathleen is one of our experienced Wedding Officiants, helping couples with many different types of weddings in the Toronto area. She has been an Officiant for Wiccan, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, same-sex, non-denominational and spiritual wedding ceremonies. These wedding ceremonies were held in Country Clubs, backyards and basements, Hotel Meeting Rooms, Provincial Parks and Convention Centers. Kathleen is very flexible at helping you choose the kind of ceremony to fit your image of the wedding of your dreams. She loves travel (bungee-jumping in New Zealand, Caribbean cruises, hot air ballooning in Australia) and meeting new people. She would love to meet YOU to help you with your special wedding day.

Colleen BoneGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Colleen BoneIf you are looking for a professional speaker in the Scarborough area who listens with interest, passion and professionalism – combined with a graceful sense of humor, well, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony, a spiritual ceremony or something customized, I will perform a wedding ceremony that unites your relationship with love and has your guests charmed. When my husband and I, along with our 11 year old bulldog, are not visiting our children and grandchildren, I’m volunteering my time with the Canadian Diabetes Association, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the Bereavement Ontario Network.

Miriam BesterawardAdditional LanguagesHebrewJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish WeddingsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Miriam BesterMiriam is fluent in English and Hebrew. It’s your special day and Miriam would be thrilled to turn your dream wedding ceremony into reality. She lives in North York but services a wide area.Her path has taken her away from a corporate career towards pastoral work as a hospital Chaplain, workshop leader and public speaker on a range of spiritual practices. I understand the importance of balancing tradition with new rituals. I can help guide you through the best of both worlds, to create a non-denominational or traditional wedding ceremony filled with energy, creativity, commitment and respect, to reflect the unique couple that you are. and would be honoured to help you craft a special day you and your guests will never forget.

Deborah LeskJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish WeddingsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Deborah  LeskDeborah is an active member of Durham community, including 10 award-winning years personally welcoming newcomers to Ajax on behalf of Welcome Wagon. She herself was married by an All Seasons Officiant. Her goal is to offer couples that same guidance and flexibility to make their spiritual, interfaith or traditional wedding ceremony as distinctive and fulfilling as hers was. Deborah inspires us as the mother of two adult sons, has a BA in Psychology from York University, is a lay leader at her synagogue, a facilitator, and has studied Indigenous Shamanic Healing practices for many years. With Deborah as your officiant, your wedding will be meaningful and enjoyable for you and all your guests!

April LuchiesawardAdditional LanguagesFrenchGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

April LuchiesApril is supportive of uniquely themed, traditional, same gender or spiritual wedding ceremonies, and welcomes all couples who wish to married. As a fluently bilingual (English and French) Registered Nurse in the Oshawa area, she has had the unique ability to be able to form deeply intense relationships with people. April has two boys, and is happily married to her military man. April has the perspective of being remarried herself and says “Our love is the triumph of hope over experience.” She is an experienced public speaker thanks to her Middle Ages Re-enactment Hobby. We know you’ll find April flexible and willing to work with you to have the ceremony that meets your dreams.

Dwayne John

Dwayne JohnDwayne has served in the Scarborough wedding industry for over 20 years. He also serves Markham right through Toronto to downtown.He has a great positive personality, thinks quickly on his feet, and possesses a friendly sense of humour. Dwayne is creative and has a keen eye for the little details that will make your occasion that more special. He ensures that each spiritual or non-denominational wedding ceremony is done with the vision and ideals that are desired by you - the bride and groom. He believes that a marriage is one of the most significant events in life as couples unify themselves physically, spiritually and emotionally. Dwayne would consider it a privilege to serve you in celebrating your love, passion and commitment.

Judy HowardawardAdditional LanguagesHebrewJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish WeddingsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Judy HowardJudy brings a breadth of both Jewish and spiritual experience and knowledge to your wedding day. A native of Montreal, she currently lives in Thornhill. She has also lived in Jerusalem, Israel for more than a decade, where she earned her undergraduate degree and graduate diploma from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is fluent in Hebrew and English. Judy is ideally suited to officiate at your Jewish-themed or inspired wedding, as well as non-Jewish wedding ceremonies whether traditional or secular. Judy looks forward to helping you create a wedding ceremony that is joyful, meaningful and memorable to you, and contains the amount of reverence you desire.

Adele BoyGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Adele BoyAdele believes in the commitment that people make to each other. Your special wedding ceremony should contain your inspiring words, no matter the type of ceremony or location. Adele is a retired high school teacher, having taught Dramatic Arts and English for 32 years. She is warm, outgoing and willing to work hard to personalize your ceremony. Adele is an active member of her community, involved in a community choir, volunteers for the Pan Am games, Rogers Cup tennis and the Uxbridge Library Board. She resides in Sandford near Newmarket, but as a cottage owner in Haliburton, Adele is willing to travel there to perform your wedding.

Jay BrennanGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Jay BrennanJay is a very experienced wedding and funeral officiant. People enjoy his calm, kind hearted and inclusive approach. He brings a wide variety of experiences and resources to assist you with expressing your love for one another in ways that are dignified, respectful, and fun. Jay is comfortable, relaxed and cool with large-scale events as well as more intimate gatherings. He leads traditional ceremonies, collaborates with you on simple, modern celebrations, and can envision with you, the most complicated, multi-family, multi-cultural event. If you have a preference for an officiant that is unflappable, fun-loving, and experienced, Jay would love to speak to you about one of the most important events in your life.

Sandra RuchawardAdditional LanguagesHebrewJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish WeddingsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Sandra RuchSandra brings a professional attitude infused with joy and enthusiasm to both your wedding planning and your wedding day. She is a mother and grandmother, a choir member, after school teacher and lay leader in her Temple community. Sandra lives in the Beaches area and works as a Holistic Health Care practitioner, human rights activist, and Teacher/Facilitator. She hopes to facilitate a wedding ceremony to meet all your expectations whether you are religious or secular, she believes in the inclusion of all. Wherever you choose to celebrate - in a traditional setting or under a waterfall, Sandra will bring just the right amount of reverence to your wedding ceremony

Mimi LeeawardAdditional LanguagesCantoneseGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Mimi LeeMimi lives in Markham, coming from Hong Kong to Canada in 1987. Mimi is fluent in Cantonese and English, and communicates well in Mandarin. She is open to any type of inter-faith, inter-culture and spiritual wedding ceremonies. Mimi is a single mom and she looks forward to witness the formation and union of new families. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, as well as two designations in the financial industry. With a background as a financial adviser, Mimi has worked with lots of young couples from a variety of different backgrounds. She also has lots of contacts who can help you to plan your wedding. It will be an honour to serve you on your big day.

Ingrid DesrochesGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Ingrid DesrochesIngrid thoroughly enjoys helping couples have a wedding ceremony that is both meaningful and memorable to them. She is a caring person, sensitive to individual needs, and can be trusted to conduct ceremonies in a manner that is both professional and friendly. She is also experienced with conducting funerals and child dedications. Ingrid specializes in both secular and spiritual types of ceremonies and is comfortable working with couples of mixed-faith, mixed-culture, and same-sex. She celebrates diversity and respects the personal freedom to choose one’s own path to happiness. Sensitive, compassionate, flexible, knowledgeable... Ingrid will work with you to make your wedding ceremony a very special one.

Terrie BrookinsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Terrie BrookinsA good Officiant is a multi-talented person: part storyteller, part performer, part writer, part problem solver and all fairy godparent. Let‘s make your wishes come true! We’ll work together to make your spiritual wedding or handfasting ceremony magical and meaningful. I’m quite comfortable conducting Wiccan ceremonies. I know you and your partner will find the right words to convey your devotions. The result will be a complete and perfect ceremony. Looking back on your photos, you’ll remember laughter, love and the magic of your special day!

Danielle IngsterawardAdditional LanguagesFrenchGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Danielle IngsterDanielle lives in North York with her husband and two children, and has had a distinguished career teaching French Immersion to Kindergarten children. Danielle is fluent in French and English and holds an Honours B.A. in French and a B.Ed. from York University .She is comfortable conducting all kinds of weddings including multi-cultural weddings, inter-faith weddings and same-sex weddings. You will find her warmth, compassion, and her attentive listening skills valuable assets to help you plan your wedding day. Danielle is a dedicated professional; focused on assisting, facilitating and working collaboratively with couples in making their wedding an unforgettable occasion.

Tina CookeGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Tina  CookeTina lives in Ajax with her husband and is a proud mother of two grown children. She comes to you equipped with experience, flexibility and the willingness to help you create the day and wedding ceremony exactly how you pictured it. She embraces your need and choice of a ceremony that respects all faiths, forms of spirituality, and gender. Tina is an author, speaker, facilitator and holistic practitioner. In her free time she enjoys nothing better than a hike through the woods or sitting by the lake and listening to the waves. You won't have any regrets if you choose Tina.

Rachel YoungGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Rachel YoungBeing a Wedding Officiant is Rachel’s way to honour her late parents who also worked in the wedding industry during their 46 year marriage. Rachel is an experienced speaker, a firm believer in marriage equality,and would be thrilled to conduct your inter-denominational or spiritual wedding ceremony. Ever expanding her interests, she's obtained her licence as a Private Investigator, and enjoys making handfasting cords and other ceremonial products which help her learn and explore aspects of wedding rituals from around the world. She and her husband live in the Roncesvalles Village area of Toronto.

Margaret MacDonald JonesGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Margaret MacDonald JonesMargaret is a Richmond Hill-based officiant and also an accomplished lawyer, with excellent public speaking skills and a strong commitment to customer service. She officiates ceremonies across the GTA, respecting your tailored needs, with a unique combination of poise, eloquence and humour. In her spare time, she enjoys opera, theatre, entertaining, cooking and yoga. Happily married for many years, Margaret is honoured to play a role in this important day for couples, and can be counted on to make your spiritual, interfaith or same gender wedding ceremony your individual expression of your love and commitment to each other.

Lynda Marshall

Lynda MarshallLynda who lives in Toronto says: "Wedding celebrations are one of life's greatest joys for everyone involved and as a wedding celebrant, I would love to work with you in designing a ceremony that is uniquely yours! Over the years, I have been a high school teacher, counsellor, public speaker and events planner. I am very much a 'people person' and am usually described as having a very warm outgoing and energetic personality. I enjoy being creative while at the same time paying attention to details. I thoroughly enjoy performing wedding ceremonies large or small, formal or informal and I would certainly be delighted to be a part of your very special day!"

Cecilia LeungawardAdditional LanguagesCantoneseGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Cecilia LeungCecilia who lives in Newmarket, and has been performing weddings since 2004. She's experienced, popular and fluent in English and Cantonese. It would be her honour to conduct your unique spiritual, cultural or traditional wedding ceremony. Cecilia graduated from the University of Waterloo with a BMath degree in Mathematics and Computer Science. We know you will find Cecilia easy to work with, attentive and sincere.

Pamela SmithGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Pamela SmithAt this time, Pamela is unable to confirm her availability beyond Dec. 2017. Pamela lives in Etobicoke but serves much of the GTA and Oakville.She believes every marriage is as unique as the people involved, and the wedding ceremony should be as special and extraordinary as you both are. I would be honoured to help you with your personal wedding ceremony on a beach, in a backyard, in a forest or a church. Whether you’re looking for a non-religious, inter-faith or a spiritual wedding ceremony – together, we will create a wedding that is exactly as you want it to be. During our planning session, I want to hear the story of how you met, your most memorable moments as a couple and of course how you see this special day unfolding. I am passionate about life, I serve my community as a social worker, a psychotherapist and a spiritual director. Life has taught me the value of humour, I inspire joy where ever possible … and I love a good adventure.

Susan CookGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Susan CookSusan is a long time resident of Newmarket and as a professional offers social services to families and support to children living with mental health diagnoses. She was honoured to be awarded Outstanding Volunteer of 2012 for Community Living for Newmarket/Aurora. She keeps active in her community, enjoys golf and squash to keep herself fit, and makes family her priority. Susan will ensure your wedding ceremony, whether non–denominational or spiritual, will reflect the sensitivity of your feelings on your special day. Susan looks forward to working with you to create a lasting memory that you can share with your own families as they grow and expand.

Jill LevineJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish WeddingsGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Jill LevineYour wedding is one of the most beautiful moments in your lifetime and I would love to help you in creating those important meaningful details. I will perform non-denominational, multi-faith, traditional, spiritual or same gender weddings, all based on your desired needs. I live in Richmond Hill, married to my soul mate Jeff, and together have two wonderful daughters and a dog Zoe. With over 20 years experience as an educational trainer in Canada, the U.S and the Middle East, I have worked with hundreds of people from diverse cultures and religions and am open minded in all aspects of life. As hobbies, I enjoy bootcamp, scrapbooking and being in nature.

Feisal HashemawardAdditional LanguagesArabic

Feisal HashemI would enjoy nothing more than to conduct your spiritual, traditional or interfaith wedding ceremony in English or Arabic. I live in the Richmond Hill area. but serve Aurora, Newmarket, Thornhill, North York right to downtown Toronto. I was born and raised in Egypt I graduated from the University of Alexandria as an Agricultural Engineer, working for many years for local and international organizations, and ending up my career as a Chef. Now retired, I provide Friday speeches (Khotbah) in an attempt to spread peace and share the information I have.

Patricia GlogowskaawardAdditional LanguagesPolishGay and Lesbian WeddingsConducts Gay and Lesbian Weddings

Patricia GlogowskaPatricia is fluent in English and Polish and now considers herself a proud ‘Torontonian’. Her background is in the airline industry and having lived on three different continents, she is sensitive to various cultures, religions, rituals and customs. Her warmth, passion for love, and a vivacious sense of humour will make you, as well as your guests, feel at ease and comfortable. Whether you are interested in a spiritual or non-denominational ceremony, same-sex, cross-cultural, or multi-faith ceremony, she will help you design your own unique service. Patricia would love to be a part of your journey, and join you in creating a custom-fit, personalized wedding for you to remember.