Wedding Officiants in Orillia, Ontario

Including: Beaverton, Horseshoe Valley, Midland, Port Severn, Rama, and Severn Bridge, Victoeia Harbour, Midland, Penetanguishene, Wybridge,Tiny, Hillsdale

John DancavitchawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

John DancavitchLove, trust, mutual understanding, common goals and a sharing of each other provide the cornerstones for marriage. You are now ready to make your commitment to each other and tell the world. It is my role to help you dedicate yourselves to each other in a wedding ceremony, with respect and acceptance of who you are. I have respect for all forms of faith. I am a tradesman, senior manager, educator and musician, having lived in Ontario, Alberta and Newfoundland. Our two Airedale dogs fill our day. I would be delighted to assist you in making this important part of your special day, joyous and all you have dreamed it would be.

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

Rev Kathi KellyYou're getting married... Congratulations! I have been a Chaplain-Designated Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church serving Barrie since 2011. 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.

Beth Foster, MEdawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Beth FosterAs a Minister with Clergy Support and a former successful educator who lives in Barrie, Beth will bring an open, warm and compassionate nature to your special day. She is an award winning wedding officiant her motto is 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.

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

Rev Catherine O'ConnorCatherine, an Ordained Minister with Clergy Support Church, is a resident of Orillia 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. On top of all that she loves dogs esp Golden Doodles!

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.

Scott WarnockawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Scott WarnockScott is a retired Radio Broadcaster and lives in Victoria Harbour on the shores of Georgian Bay. He would be very happy to perform your wedding ceremonies for all people, including LGBTQ+. Over the years, Scott has been a minor Baseball Coach, Volunteer Driver for the Canadian Cancer Society and along with his wife, has raised thousands of dollars for the Alzheimer’s Society of Simcoe County. We know you will find Scott an outgoing and compassionate individual who is willing to go the “extra mile’ to make your wedding day “truly special”.

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

Lynn Abbott-LennoxLynn is an experienced Appointed Designated Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church. She is pleased to serve two locations during the year; Orillia and surrounding area from October 15 to May 31 and Parry Sound area, including Dunchurch, from June 1 to October 14. She’s open to accommodating your date if you have an exception in special circumstances. Lynn delights in performing a personally memorable and meaningful ceremony for each couple. She adds extra attention to the overall details, from the processional through every moment and word in the entire ceremony. She will make suggestions, if couples wish, for adding special touches to personalize the event. Her background has equipped her with skills in writing, public speaking and organization. Lynn looks forward to performing a ceremony for couples of all traditions and orientations who wish to make their commitment of love to each other.

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.

Tracy Lynn BarkshireawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tracy Lynn BarkshireTracy is nestled in in hamlet of Barkway and loves every minute of living in Gravenhurst- Muskoka. Tracy works with couples who want an inspired wedding ceremony. Tracy thrives on community work and is involved in the Ryde Community Co-op Heritage Committee, the Gravenhurst Winter Carnival Committee and The Muskoka Thunder Motorcycle Riders charity organization which helps children. Being an officiant has given Tracy personal joy and allows her to play a vital role in joining two people as they unite in the highest form of commitment to one another.

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 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.