Wedding Officiants in Essex County, Ontario

Carmen Danner, BA. (Ottawa)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carmen DannerI will help make your special day the best it can be and I take pride in making you my number one priority. As a certified wedding planner in Kingsville, I understand the importance of all aspects of your special day. I am comfortable with wedding ceremonies from the intimate to the elaborate, the non-traditional to the traditional. I have all of your bases covered throughout Windsor and Essex County and beyond. I am fluently bilingual in English and French and have a degree in translation from the University of Ottawa. I’m also a certified sommelier and enjoy writing a monthly wine column for several Essex County newspapers. I thank you for the opportunity to be your Officiant.

Christina Harden, BA, BEd (Windsor)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Christina HardenAs a long time Minister with Clergy Support Church, Christina would be honoured to help create a wedding ceremony that is romantic, meaningful and personal. She is a true Essex County resident; raised in Windsor, educated at the University of Windsor and recently retired from a rewarding secondary school teaching profession. This mother of three is happily married and enjoys volunteering in her community, volleyball, golf and playing the piano. She will make family and friends feel welcomed and included, and ensure that your wedding ceremony reflects your dreams and desires. She looks forward to making your special day a memorable event.

Brittany GurneyawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Brittany GurneyBrittany is a Windsor native, a wife and mother with a background in Human Resources and event planning. A graduate in Business Administration-Human Resources from St. Clair College, Brittany and her husband find Windsor a great place to raise a family, including their three cats. She is passionate about focusing on the little things to make your wedding ceremony special. Brittany’s favourite ways to give back is helping to produce the Easter Seals Ontario telethon, and by participating in the WESPY (Windsor Essex Sports Person of the Year) Awards every year. She wants nothing more than for couples to enjoy their day. * Please note that Brittany will be on maternity leave from May 1st-Sept 1st. *

Kelly Meloche

Kelly MelocheRev Kelly is an Ordained Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church and celebrates a life-long career of “people-ing”. Her five-foot frame is never short, pun intended, on making a positive difference and raising the bar on kindness. She was born in Windsor yet spent quite a bit of her time in the country satisfying her equestrian passion. Kelly has served hundreds of families and has earned the reputation of an insightful listener and refined communicator conducting ceremonies that are remarkably tailored and forever treasured. Kelly is a dedicated professional capable of combining her quick wit, creativity, linguistic flare and energy to deliver once-in-a-lifetime moments for couples. She challenges herself to complete a half-marathon each year, is a Hospice volunteer and always saves time to spend with her two children and fur baby Riley.

Vera OglanawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Vera OglanVera was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Windsor’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts Awards. Vera is a very warm, genuine, compassionate and caring person who loves to help people and will go the extra mile to make your wedding ceremony most memorable. Vera has conducted hundreds of wedding ceremonies of every kind and in a multitude of locations. She will sit down and suggest ways you can customize your wedding vows. She will work with you to make sure that your wedding ceremony will be enjoyed by everyone.

Dr. Gerry Oglan, M.Ed (Windsor), PhDawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Dr. Gerry OglanGerry is an Appointed Minister with Clergy Support Church. He was born and raised in Windsor. He taught elementary school in Windsor before obtaining his doctorate from the University of South Carolina and served on the faculty at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He’s worked with the Hospice of Windsor/Essex County, coached minor baseball, hockey and enjoys golfing and fishing. It won’t take you long to notice one of Gerry's strengths is his attention to detail, follow up and communication with you to make your wedding ceremony a memorable one. Gerry enjoys being an Officiant and seeing people laugh and have fun.

Jeffery SimpsonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jeffery SimpsonJeffery is an Appointed Minister and a life-long resident of Windsor, and is familiar with the wonderful amenities and attractions the area has to offer. Jeffery’s love for his community and his drive to help the troubled youth and their families has led him to volunteer most of his free time to the Maryvale Adolescence and Family Services organization. Besides his volunteer work, he enjoys learning and a good game of billiards or chess. Nothing brings Jeffery more joy than the closeness and love that accompanies a wedding ceremony. His priority is to ensure you receive a respectful and dignified ceremony, and your families and friends enjoy the moment.