Susan who lives in Waterloo, came to us from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and she is one of our most experienced wedding officiants. She says: "It would be my privilege to perform one of the most important events of your life. The ceremony is a special time of joyous celebration for the union being created between two people. I will do my utmost to make your ceremony reflect your individuality and uniqueness. I will conduct your ceremony as you want it to be. It's your day and I want to help make it all you want it to be."
Karen MacPherson Clark has become one of our most requested wedding officiants. She loves being known affectionately as “The Lady of Weddings” in her area. As an Appointed Minister, Karen welcomes the creativity of couples in developing their “personal memory moments” for their wedding day as a symbol of their loving commitment to their relationship. You will find that she looks forward to sharing this very special and cherished time with you as you express your love for each other. An award-winning Toastmaster, Karen is also a student of the healing arts, including acupressure, Therapeutic Touch, Reiki, Tong Ren, and BioGenesis. This can come in handy for any wedding day nervousness! She and her husband, Larry, love to go walking and sing in the choir. They are enchanted by their grandchildren and also get much joy and entertainment from their two cats, Moouse and Maggie. “The Lady of Weddings” will be delighted to be your officiant!
It is an honour and a joy for me to provide my expertise to prepare and lead a ceremony that reflects the unique characteristics of your journey in love. My goal is to help you to be fully present, aware and focused on each other during the wedding ceremony. With a 30-year career as a high school teacher, multi-sport coach, and outdoor educator, I bring considerable skills in public speaking, managing logistics, humour and the ability to ‘think on my feet’. I look forward to collaborating with you to build a ceremony that embraces your vision, as well as welcoming all who are present that day with an inclusive, warm and friendly presence.
I call Acton (Halton Hills) my home. I am a husband, son, brother and a father of four amazing young adults. My life experiences have allowed me to appreciate that love and marriage is based on love, respect, devotion and commitment that couples have for each other. I am confident and an experienced speaker with a relaxed caring approach towards others. As an appointed minister, I look forward to supporting you and ensuring you have the perfect wedding ceremony that will reflect what you have always wanted. I would be thrilled to meet you and your loved one.
Mary, the love of my life, and I reside in Kitchener (after years in Milton). We are the proud parents of Alex, a Robotics Engineer and new in-laws to the lovely Breigh as we just celebrated their June 2019 wedding. Family time, curling and travel are my passions. I have had a lifelong passion of working with and serving people. I am an outgoing people person with a sense of humour, yet I have a serious side too. I would like to help couples reflect their personality & values in this – one of life’s most important days. Now as an Appointed Minister and experienced public speaker, I look forward to making your wedding ceremony a fun, joyous and memorable experience for all involved. I believe its your day, your way at your location and that matters!.
I am an experienced Designated Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church serving my community of Kitchener and nearby areas. My background in family relations, marriage and family psychotherapy gives me the confidence and skills to ensure your ceremony is a celebration and expression of love. My intention will be to explore, listen 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 all the support essential to reflect all your wishes and provide you with a lasting memory.
As an Ordained Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church, I would be honoured to help you realize your vision for a wedding ceremony that conveys all the joy and thrill of your love for one another. I live in Kitchener with my husband Bruce, I am the father of two daughters (and a grandson), and we share our home with the companionship of a dog and two cats. My previous experience as a parish pastor for almost 30 years has provided me with the opportunity to celebrate weddings with many couples. I am an active member of Spectrum Community Space and I enjoy dedicating time supporting LGBTQ+ members of our communities. I look forward to the opportunity to work together with you to create a celebration as personal, creative and as fun as you wish it to be.
There 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! Hilde can celebrate your ceremony in English, German or Croatian!
Kate has a unique talent for bringing people together. No matter your personal style and choice of wedding ceremony – whether simple, traditional, elaborate, or completely out of the box, you and your guests will feel comfortable and at ease; a wonderful way to start this new chapter in your lives. Kate will bring her energy, creativity, and warmth to your ceremony and will work to ensure that the love you share with your partner, as well as your unique story, is represented. Kate first ignited her public speaking passion at a young age and following university, went on to entertain guests by hosting/emceeing events on an internationally renowned cruise line. In doing so, she had the unique opportunity to connect with people and learn about new cultures all over the world. Kate has also gained valuable experience working at local radio stations The Grand at 101.1 and Magic 106.1/1460 CJOY. While working in radio, Kate garnered meaningful community engagement for events and charities and conducted hundreds of live radio interviews. It was only after having the honour of co-officiating a wedding ceremony for a close friend, did she realize she wanted to persue becoming a Designated Minister, and perform Life Celebrations. She has officiated numerous weddings in the years since then. Kate looks forward to working with you to create a ceremony that is just right for you and openly welcomes couples of all sexual orientations, gender expressions, and gender identities.
Originally from Newfoundland, I recently moved to Sarnia from Kitchener with my spouse Barb. My ever expanding family have been my greatest blessings. I have a degree in Pastoral Ministry through Loyola University, New Orleans. As a Chaplain I have worked for many years in long term care facilities, hospitals and in the community. I 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. 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. Ask Ann Marie about holding your ceremony on her Riverboat Pontoon Chapel in Point Edward / Sarnia.
David is a compassionate, generous and friendly guy! He is an experienced wedding officiant and no matter what you desire, David can help you to create the perfect wedding ceremony to celebrate your love. He is an accomplished public speaker and facilitator, is highly organized, and has an understanding and appreciation of many traditional and cultural beliefs and wedding ceremonies. David has a degree in Philosophy from Western and extensive experience in international and cross-cultural work and is a active Mason. When not working in the garden of his home in Erin or hiking with his dog Chester, David is active in his community. He is an appointed Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church. Be assured of a day to remember and cherish, when you choose David to bring your dreams to life.
Diane who lives in Waterloo is an award winning wedding officiant. 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. Before becoming a Minister , 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!
Robert believes you can affect positive change simply by being kind. With a background in Community Outreach and Development, he enjoys helping people find happiness and achieving their true potential. Robert is grateful for being able to work with couples to ensure that their wedding day reflects who they are, so that the memory will be a beautiful one that lasts forever. Robert is available to conduct the ceremony of your choice. “Seeing two individuals join their lives to become one is something I am happy to be witness to”. A singer-songwriter who loves his guitar, Robert is a nature-lover and huge hockey fan. He and his lovely wife have four beautiful children and two dogs.
Mari is an Appointed minister with Clergy Support Church. She was recently voted the "Best Wedding Officiant in Kitchener-Waterloo". She is warm-hearted, enthusiastic, empathetic, intuitive, and ever-dancing with unique and creative ideas. One of her great pleasures in life is gathering loved ones together to celebrate this very important milestone. She is the consummate wedding officiant, much in demand in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, and will bring a distinctive touch to your wedding ceremony, making it a truly enchanting, exquisitely beautiful & magical event. Call on Mari - she is the expert!
Nancy lives in Erin but she also serves, among others, Mono, Caledon, Fergus and Orangeville. She realizes the importance of the wedding ceremony and the statement it makes. Nancy comes from a career environment of multiculturalism and diversity and openly embraces the differences that make us all unique. Working with people from a variety of beliefs and backgrounds, she is known for her sense of humour and her ability to put people at ease. Nancy is legendary for her organizational skills and will do all that is necessary to make your day the way you want it to be so that you, as the honoured couple, may enjoy it. Nancy agrees with Friedrich Halm when he wrote, “Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.”
As an Appointed Designated Life Celebrations Minister Ed lives in Kitchener. He came to recognize his passion to help couples while presiding over not one, but two of his siblings' wedding ceremonies. Ed is a talented public speaker, trained in the toastmaster system. 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.
Amanda lives in Milton and is one of our top requested officiants. Deep down I am a true romantic who believes in happily ever after.It would be an honour to be a part of your day. I am outgoing, caring, and always have a smile on my face. Through various different experiences I have become comfortable speaking in front of groups of any size and always strive to combine professionalism with warmth. I believe that love takes many different forms and am excited to perform your ceremony.
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