Wedding Officiants in St. Catharines, Ontario

Including: Jordon, Vineland, Welland, Fort Erie, Port Colborne

Catherine SkinnerawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Catherine SkinnerCatherine Skinner is a mother, writer, coach and entrepreneur who lives in St. Catharines, ON. With a background in performance and extensive experience as an event producer and coordinator, she is perfectly at ease speaking in public and understands the nuances that each little detail lends to a special day. Catherine passionately believes in every person’s right to love, family, tradition and ritual however unique their approach may be. Large gatherings or small, traditional or non-conventional; whichever your choice, Catherine feels deeply honored whenever she can be a part of such cherished milestones. She is credentialed as a designated minister with Clergy Support Church.

Jaclyn UguliniawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jaclyn UguliniBorn and raised in Thorold, nestled in the heart of the Niagara Region, Jaclyn is a lover of travel and dogs, especially her Boston Terrier Oliver. She attended Queen’s University in Kingston where she graduated in 2010 and received her Bachelor of Science (Honours), with a Major in Biology. Through her schooling and travels she has met people from many backgrounds with differing stories of life and love. She believes everyone has the right to love whomever their heart desires, and she’s happy to perform the wedding ceremony of your choice. She promises to bring her enthusiasm, happiness and much more to your special day!

Genevieve Jones, B.A. (Hons) (Dalhousie), B.A. (Brock)

Genevieve JonesHaving had the opportunity of traveling and working in Europe, and after becoming a mom, Genevieve and her daughter settled in Fonthill.  She has the gift of understanding different individual needs and enjoys conducting a wide range of ceremonies in her community.  You’ll discover immediately that she is an excellent multi-tasker, well versed in public speaking, and able to conduct your wedding ceremony in English or Spanish, or a blend of both. As an Appointed Designated Minister with a creative artistic soul, she would love to chat with you about your visions, ideas and philosophies on love and companionship. 

Lisa Bynoe-Stevens, BA, MDiv (Tyndale)

Lisa Bynoe-StevensI was born in Barbados, and after living and working in Toronto and York Region for most of my life, I now reside in city of Hamilton. Personally, I love the ministerial work I do. I am passionate about people and community. I am well-traveled, adore hiking, equal amounts of baking, cooking, eating and working out after all that baking, and a good cup of tea. If you are looking for a wedding officiant with a big smile, who loves to laugh, and is both genuine and enthusiastic, then I’d love to meet you. I would love to be part of your special day, as someone once did for me.

Jennifer Bellinger, B.Ed, MA.awardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jennifer BellingerJennifer who lives in Niagara Falls, is an experienced award wedding officiant who has been conducting weddings since 2010 . In addition She is a scrapbooker who loves to do crafts. The wedding ceremony is the beginning of an amazing journey and Jennifer ensures the ceremony reflects the uniqueness of each couple's commitment to one another. She is passionate about weddings and is comfortable conducting the ceremony of your choice and welcomes any couple residing in the Niagara Region to consider sharing their day with her.

Karen HansenawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Karen HansenKaren is a warm and friendly wedding officiant serving the town of Niagara Falls and the surrounding district. She has been helping couples get married in many of the beautiful Niagara settings for over 17 years. As a professional wedding coordinator, Karen can help you with more than just your ceremony and can guide you with either small or large weddings. Ask to speak with Karen and you will access a wealth of wedding information. She is credentialled through Clergy Support Memorial Church.

Tara JohnstonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tara JohnstonTara was born in Baghdad, and has been living in the Niagara region for 20 years. She celebrates and supports any wedding ceremony of your choosing and can perform them in both Arabic or English if desired. She is comfortable in front of large crowds with her Honours degree in Dramatic Arts and a minor in Psychology from Brock University. Tara also has an Events Management Diploma from George Brown College. With her background in the events industry in Niagara and hospitality, she’s one of our most energetic officiants. You can find her at a theatre, volunteering around the community, at a museum and trying new foods. She is also enjoys skydiving! Tara will bring enthusiasm, care and attention to your big day.

Melissa WarnerawardWedding Industy Experts 2013awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Melissa WarnerMelissa was previously voted the ‘Best Wedding Officiant in Niagara Falls and District’ at the prestigious Wedding Industry Experts Awards. She is not only a great wedding officiant but an experienced wedding coordinator that truly understands that your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. She loves people and weddings and she brings her joy and enthusiasm to each ceremony. Melissa is open minded, very approachable, and is entirely comfortable performing ceremonies, large or small, formal or intimate. No matter what you want in a wedding ceremony, Melissa will work with you to achieve your perfect day. Her goal is to ensure that your wedding ceremony reflects your values, style and your own personal uniqueness. Her friendly and loving personality will make you feel at ease the moment you meet her. If you are looking for someone who will do everything necessary to ensure your ceremony is as special and personal as it should be, then Melissa is the officiant for you.

Crystal PogsonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Crystal PogsonCrystal Pogson is a long- time resident of Dunnville. A people person and an experienced pubic speaker who considers her role as a wedding officiant to be an extension of her life of helping others. She loves to be part of creating those unique special moments. Her educational background includes attending Niagara College for Health Sciences and Advance Care Paramedic, Ontario Teachers College for Teaching and Brock University for special interest courses. When she isn’t meeting with couples to go over their wedding ceremony plans, Crystal enjoys spending time in her garden, or with her family and friends, including her adorable grand-puppy.

Matthew HarbinawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Matthew HarbinMatthew will work with you to provide a unique wedding ceremony tailored to fit your personality, wedding theme, including highlights which make your love for each other unique. Matthew is an Environmental Consulting Scientist with a Bachelor in Physical Geography from Brock University and an Environmental Management Diploma from Niagara College. He and his wife live in St. Catharines, and when not out walking their two dogs, you will likely find them cruising on their motorcycles through beautiful wine country. Matthew believes in, and respects the power of love between any two people and would be honoured to perform the wedding ceremony of your dreams.

Carole Rogers-Beaudoin, B.A. (Niagara), M.DivawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carole Rogers-BeaudoinCarole serves the Niagara area. She is an award-winning public speaker through Toastmasters. She is also a great counsellor, listener, and open to all. She feels it is important to help the couple stand out on their special day whether it’s a traditional, formal or themed wedding ceremony. No wedding is alike and your wedding ceremony should be as unique as you are. As a minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church, you’re guaranteed to get a kind heart and warm smile as well as a great, experienced officiant.

Joanne JohnstonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Joanne JohnstonMy family and I live in the picturesque Town of Grimsby. As an Appointed Designated Minister, the pastoral work I do through volunteering in my community makes my heart feel good. I have been a member of the Terry Fox dream team for 20 years & very active in Big Brothers & Sisters. Weddings are special and your wedding day should reflect you as a couple. My personality will make you feel as if we have known each other all of your lives. I will deliver a personal, touching ceremony starting with the vows that you take before your family and friends. Whatever type of ceremony you want to share with each other, your day should be everything you dreamed of ... and more. Please give me the pleasure of uniting two best friends on your wedding day.

Larry Greenspan, BA, BEdawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Larry GreenspanI am a lover of the arts, have an offbeat sense of humour, and enjoy sharing laughter, and music with our community theatre. I absolutely enjoy being an officiant serving the St. Catherines area and beyond if needed, as it provides me the opportunity to perform a wedding ceremony for you that creates a meaningful and memorable union, manifesting your personal desires, needs and love. I’ve got a BA, a B.Ed. and a Special Ed. from from the University of Toronto. I grew up in Niagara, but raised my daughter and son in Toronto. I am a Big City boy with Small Town sensibilities. I look forward to celebrating with you.