Wedding Officiants in Waterloo, Ontario

Including: Conestogo, Elmira, Fergus, New Hamburg, St Jacobs, Wellesley

Karen MacPherson ClarkawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Karen MacPherson ClarkKaren 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!

Rev Laurence McKenna, MDiv (St. Michael's), ThM (Toronto)

Rev Laurence McKennaAs an Ordained Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church, I believe that each couple planning their wedding should have the ceremony they desire.  I have worked as a teacher, youth minister, and as chaplain in hospitals, prison, and schools. Originally from Vancouver, I now live in Cambridge, in the Galt district.  I am a creative person who will do the utmost to incorporate your ideas into your personalized wedding ceremony.  I have presided at over 300 weddings, facilitated groups, helped with motivational speaking, and thoroughly enjoy working with people from various beliefs and lifestyle choices.  To this day I still enjoy working with kids, running youth drama programs, teaching drama skills and putting on performances.  I look forward to being part of a day you will remember for years to come.

Diane Greenhalgh-VosdingawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Diane Greenhalgh-VosdingDiane 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!

Susan Patterson, B.A.awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Susan PattersonSusan 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."

Sue Senior, BA, BPHE, BEd (Queen's)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Sue SeniorIt 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.

Rev Mark Hartburg, M.Div (Concordia)

Rev Mark HartburgAs 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.

Mari SargentawardWedding Industy Experts 2013awardAdditional LanguagesEnglishFrenchBilingual

Mari SargentMari 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!

Hilde AtkinsonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Hilde AtkinsonThere 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!

Rev Ann Marie FitzgeraldawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Ann Marie FitzgeraldOriginally 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. If you are looking for a unique Wedding Ceremony experience, allow me to offer you this on a pontoon boat from Bridgeview Marina in Point Edward. I would be happy to welcome you aboard a 10 person pontoon turned in my Riverboat Chapel. Please contact me for details I look forward to meeting you and being part of your journey.