Wedding Officiants in Orillia, Ontario

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

Lynn Abbott-Lennox, BA., B.EdawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Lynn Abbott-LennoxLynn delights in creating 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 this commitment of love to each other. Lynn is an experienced Appointed Designated Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church.

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.

Richard VartyawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Richard VartyRichard who is an Appointed Minister , 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.

Catherine O'Connor, BA, MDiv, RSWawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Catherine O'ConnorCatherine is a resident of Orillia and brings a wealth of wedding ceremony experience to the services she performs. She is a proud award-winning member of Toastmasters International. Catherine is also a strong advocate for the rights of disabled people in Ontario. She is known for her sense of humour and her ability to go with the flow of anything that may happen during the ceremony. On top of all that she loves dogs especially her Standard Poodle, Ekko! Cathy is credentialed as a minister with Clergy Support Church.

Patricia LougheadawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Patricia LougheadPat lives and loves her home in Gravenhurst, Muskoka. She shares it with her two grown sons, (1 out and 1 almost), a wonderful supportive partner and a very energetic rescue mutt. A former business woman and presently Vice President of The Chamber of Commerce she has excellent communication and listening skills. Pat is comfortable conducting any type of wedding ceremony you want. It can be a traditional, spiritual, interfaith or same-sex wedding ceremony. She welcomes diversity in all couples, no matter your faith or belief, and is committed to making your special day memorable.

Scott WarnockawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Scott WarnockScott is an Appointed Minister wirh Clergy Support Church. He was formerly a 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”.

Tracy BarkshireawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tracy BarkshireTracy is nestled in the 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.

Beth Foster, MEdawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Beth FosterYour day, your way! Beth is an award-winning officiant who brings an open, warm and compassionate nature, combined with years of experience in public performance and events, to your special day. 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! Besides weddings and naming ceremonies, Beth indulges in travel, theatre, yoga, cycling, kayaking, gardening and hiking. She is also a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide.

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

Kathi KellyCongratulations to you both as you plan to marry. This is your time to be creative and to honour your unique relationship. There’s something about making your relationship legal and confirmed in front of your people that is very memorable. I am an experienced officiant and was previously awarded second place as Best Celebrant in Barrie by Wedding Industry Experts. I have learned that our life’s events need to reflect honour, gratitude, humour and wonder in ways that are meaningful to you. Should we work together, I vow to be the officiant who helps quell the nerves and create the space for you to enjoy your wedding.

Nancy Knapp, BA, BEd, RNawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Nancy KnappI live in Barrie and your choices for my services include many possible venues and locations for your wedding ceremony. I am committed and focused on making your day unforgettable! Your ceremony should reflect your own values, traditions, and love as you embark on this journey together as a couple. I’m an experienced Appointed Designated Minister and have a rich spiritual background with a specialty in Religious Education. I am confident that together, we can create a celebration for which you have always dreamed, and you and your guests will remember for years to come.

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 Appointed Minister, 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.