Wedding Officiants in Barrie, Ontario

Including: Angus,Bordon,Bradford, Coldwater, Creemore, Cookstown, Elmvale, Horseshoe Valley,Innisville, Midhurst, Orillia, Stroud, Wasaga Beach, Horseshoe Valley Resort,

Nancy Knapp, BA, BEd, RNawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Nancy KnappI live in Gravenhurst where I spend my summers a short drive north of Huntsville, in the Almaguin Highlands, and spend the rest of the year in Oro-Medonte near Barrie, so your choices for my services include many possible venues and locations. I’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. 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.

Hallie BlairawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Hallie BlairI have lived in Bradford for the last thirty years. Your wedding day! It’s a wonderful joyful day to be shared with family and friends. I would be delighted to help you with this most important event in your life, to make it memorable and meaningful for you both. Maybe it’s a spiritual wedding ceremony or an inter-faith wedding ceremony, perhaps it’s casual or more formal ceremony, be it large or small, it should reflect your vision and your dreams. I believe in love and marriage for all. Originally from Timmins, (no I don’t know Shania Twain). I have raised three wonderful sons who make me proud every day. I enjoy being active; at the gym, on the golf course or the ski hill. I equally enjoy the quiet pleasures of reading and knitting. Over the years, I have volunteered and responded to the needs in my community with many different groups and am proud to have been presented with a “Good Neighbour Award”.

Jacques BrunetawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jacques BrunetJacques lives in the beautiful Georgian Bay community of Midland, where he has raised three lovely daughters. An experienced speaker in French or English, he enjoys leading seminars and workshops for organizations across Canada. Jacques is amazing to work with, he’s able to make people feel comfortable and has a good sense of humour. He will help you create your meaningful non-denominational, spiritual or interfaith wedding ceremony. He likes reading and has written a few books himself, and when time permits he’s outdoors hiking, cycling or playing a game of hockey. Weddings can be stressful and you will be happy to have Jacques on your team helping to make your day special.

Janice MarksawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

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.

Rachelle Williams, BA, BEdawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rachelle WilliamsNow settled in Barrie, Rachelle’s background in HR and event planning for the Fairmont Hotel chain make her the perfect Wedding Officiant of choice. Rachelle loves to talk with brides or grooms about their wedding needs, and to hear how this chapter of your lives started. Rachelle likes to travel and she has fond memories of kayaking through the canyons of Golden, Alberta and cycling with her two pugs. She’s a member of the Barrie Photo Club, a hobby started in the days when she taught as a Special Needs Educator in a remote First Nations Community.

David AllmanawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

David AllmanMy wife and I live in Wasaga Beach. I'd like to offer my congratulations on dedicating your lives to one another. I believe that the significant events in our lives should be celebrated in ways that reflect our individuality and values, thus allowing us to remember them as both full of joy and personally meaningful. As a confident professional, I pride myself on bringing calm, affirming support and acceptance to your wedding day by being easy going, a good listener and very flexible. My wife has basic American Sign Language skills and her support could be available if needed or desired. Weddings, commitment ceremonies, and vow renewals can be personalized in many ways. Your joyful occasion can be formal or informal, short and simple with loved ones in attendance, or family and friends, that special pet, can be involved in any way you choose. Any place chosen, words spoken, or vows taken should reflect the level of spirituality, and the values, of you as a couple.

Beth Foster, MEdawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Beth FosterA resident of Barrie, Beth will bring an open, warm and compassionate nature to your special day. She was recently voted one of the most popular officiants in Barrie at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Your day, your way! From the perfect venue to the perfect vows, Beth is delighted to assist as you design and personalize your dream wedding celebration, and to ensure that your ceremony is delivered exactly as you wish. With a passion for and understanding of the ritual, and an established background as a drama teacher and improvisation coach, Beth will work calmly and efficiently to ensure your ceremony is personal, meaningful and magical! Beth’s hobbies include travel, theatre, yoga, cycling, kayaking, gardening and hiking.

Catherine O'Connor, B.A., M.Div., RSWawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Catherine O'ConnorCatherine is a resident of Barrie and brings a wealth of experience to the services she performs. Cathy has her B.A., M.Div., RSW and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service workers. She is also a strong advocate for the rights of disabled people in Ontario. Cathy is known for her sense of humour and her ability to go with the flow of anything that may happen during the ceremony. She is a proud member of Toastmasters International and holds educational awards at the advanced level.

Kathi Kelly, BSc, MSW, CAPPE (London)awardWedding Industy Experts 2014awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Kathi KellyYou're getting married... Congratulations! I have been a Chaplain-Minister serving Barrie since 2011 and my extensive experience allowed me to become a finalist, ranking second in the recent prestigious Wedding Industry Expert's award contest as the 'Best Ceremony Celebrant' in Barrie. Whether you choose a traditional service or a less conventional Wedding gathering, I would be happy to help you make it "yours". Let's have it reflect your unique relationship and when it's a meaningful ceremony, it will hold fond memories for a very long time. I have learned well that our life events need to reflect honour, gratitude, wonder and humour and they need to be made to measure. This is your wedding day. I would be happy to share in it.

Lynn Lennox, BA.Soc (Wilfrid), B.Ed (York)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Lynn LennoxLynn is fortunate to serve two locations during the year; the Orillia area from October 15 to May 31, and the Parry Sound area from June 1 to October 14. She is delighted to be a wedding officiant. Lynn is an outgoing and happy person, a wife and mother, a fifth- generation cottager, an active volunteer, a curler and a traveler. She brings to the table excellent oratorical and organizational skills. Lynn will work with you to make your wedding ceremony personally meaningful and she looks forward to performing a non-denominational, spiritual, interfaith or same- sex ceremony for all who wish to make this commitment of love to each other.

Janick Lemieux, BSWawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Janick LemieuxShe currently resides in Borden near Wasaga Beach and speaks French and English fluently, a by-product of growing up in Les Cedres, QC – a small community west of Montreal. Janick is dedicated to make your non–denominational, spiritual, traditional or inter-faith wedding ceremony a smooth and enchanted event at the location and setting of your choice. Janick’s career as a corporate trainer, second language instructor, military member, and certified life coach has prepared her well for her role as your wedding officiant. An active member of Toastmasters International, she has won numerous best speakers awards. If she sounds like the kind of Officiant you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to ask for her.

Richard VartyawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Richard VartyRichard who lives in Barrie, is no stranger to the commitment and passion necessary to help create your perfect same sex or spiritual wedding ceremony. It’s your special day and you should enjoy it any way you wish. Richard is an avid hobbyist; enjoying theatre, teaching improvisation to the young and young at heart, as well as a board game aficionado at the local café. Every day invites new adventures that Richard greets with a calm, friendly, and skillful manner. Richard is a diligent and amicable person, who will ensure your day is as momentous and exquisite as you wish.