Wedding Officiants in Stoney Creek, Ontario

Carly Popenko, BA Comm (McMaster)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carly PopenkoYour wedding ceremony is more than just a legal union, and it deserves to be treated with the same warmth, honesty, and trust that brought you together in the first place. I live in Oakville and have a passion for the written word and performing arts. I am unbiased, respect all forms of faith, and firmly believe that love is love. As your minister, I will get to the heart of your love story and ensure that whether it be intimate or upscale, your wedding ceremony is a reflection of you. In my spare time, you will find me exploring the City’s conservation trails or snuggling up to binge-watch the latest Netflix series with my corgi. I can’t wait to join your celebration!

Rita HarrisonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rita HarrisonLocated in Burlington, Rita is one of our highly requested officiants and approaches all her ceremonies with enthusiasm, humour, professionalism, and experience. Rita loves working with all couples and embraces all individual choices and beliefs. She is an excellent public speaker and excels in always making your ceremony unique, and a reflection of who you are as a couple. She considers it an honour and a privilege to be a part of your memorable day. When not officiating weddings, you will find Rita gardening, out on the hiking trails with her beloved dog Harleigh, or reading. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides”-David Viscott

Rebecca Hawkes Hamilton, BA (Brock)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rebecca Hawkes HamiltonLocated in Hamilton, Rebecca is a deeply spiritual minister and has always been captivated by ritual, relationships and couples in love. Love is the most powerful and healing of emotions, and your wedding ceremony is all about celebrating the love that You and Your partner share. Her ministerial training has helped her become a consumate public speaker, able to convey your unique love story to your guests. She's also a good person to ask about the wine selection for your reception, as she was once a professional Sommelier and Wine Educator. In her leasure time, she is a music enthusiast and plays the piano and guitar; loves sailing on Lake Ontario and volunteering with the Lions Foundation Dog Guides.

Beverly KingawardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Beverly KingShe is an award winning Officiant (Wedding Industry Experts) living in Ancaster. She's a down to earth, likable, outgoing person who looks at all aspects of life with a mixture of compassion, love, humour and definitely optimism. These attributes have served her well all her life as a wife, mother and grandmother, and Chaplain. She is dedicated to making your wedding ceremony meaningful, loving and unique. Bev enjoys a good round of golf, as well as knitting and reading when she has time. She looks forward to working with you to make your special day a memorable one. She is a very requested wedding officiant that books up far in advance.

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.

Tara JohnstonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tara JohnstonTara 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.

Lesli SavelliawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Lesli SavelliLesli who lives in Ancaster that Marriage is a celebration of your love and vow of commitment to each other. Lesli would be honoured to partner with you to create a wedding day that is both joyful and memorable. She honours all paths and she brings a great deal of experience in dealing with people, and has a very diplomatic and inclusive approach. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, gardening and quilting. She will ensure that your wedding day will go exactly as you want it.