Wedding Officiants in Ajax, Ontario

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Ingrid Desroches

Ingrid DesrochesIngrid thoroughly enjoys helping couples have a wedding ceremony that is both meaningful and memorable to them. She is a caring person, sensitive to individual needs, and can be trusted to conduct ceremonies in a manner that is both professional and friendly. She is also experienced with conducting funerals and child dedications. Ingrid specializes in both secular and spiritual types of ceremonies and is comfortable working with couples of mixed-faith, mixed-culture, and same-sex. She celebrates diversity and respects the personal freedom to choose one’s own path to happiness. Sensitive, compassionate, flexible, knowledgeable... Ingrid will work with you to make your wedding ceremony a very special one.

April LuchiesawardAdditional LanguagesFrench

April LuchiesApril is supportive of uniquely themed, traditional, same gender or spiritual wedding ceremonies, and welcomes all couples who wish to married. As a fluently bilingual (English and French) Registered Nurse in the Oshawa area, she has had the unique ability to be able to form deeply intense relationships with people. April has two boys, and is happily married to her military man. April has the perspective of being remarried herself and says “Our love is the triumph of hope over experience.” She is an experienced public speaker thanks to her Middle Ages Re-enactment Hobby. We know you’ll find April flexible and willing to work with you to have the ceremony that meets your dreams.

Steven Crawford

Steven CrawfordSteven is a very caring and compassionate person with a great sense of humour. He loves life, his wife of 25 years and his 2 teenage children. Steven has seen everything life can throw at you and believes the key to getting through anything is laughter. He has an uncanny ability to put people at ease and to lighten any moment to ensure everyone is comfortable and has a great day. He will work with you to ensure that your wedding day will be everything you dreamed it to be.

Sonja ShepherdawardAdditional LanguagesGerman

Sonja ShepherdSonja possesses the ability to listen and understand, and wants to ensure you that your wishes will be reflected for your spiritual, traditional or same gender wedding ceremony. She’s also fluent in English and German. Sonja moved from Adelaide, Australia to Oshawa, Canada as a teenager. After attending Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology, Sonja worked in law offices and as a Freelance Conveyancer for 29 years. Since 2001, Sonja has worked at a cancer support centre in Oshawa, providing emotional peer support to cancer patients and their families. Her free time is happily filled with activities involving her mother, two adult children and their spouses, and her four precious grandchildren.

Jeff van Pelt

Jeff van PeltThank you for considering me to perform your wedding ceremony, which is one of the most important days of your lives. Although my family and I live and work in Bowmanville, I love nothing more than sitting dock side at my cottage in Bridgenorth, in the Peterborough area. I am first a father and a husband and make that my priority each and every day. I’m a Paramedic, and I volunteer some of my time to help raise money for Dogs for Autism as well as being a staunch mental health advocate. Please don't be shy and ask me anything that can make your first day of your new journey a positive and loving one.

Juli Conard

Juli ConardJuli has a natural ability to connect with people, and is equipped with knowledge, ideas and experience to ensure that your ceremony is as authentic as you are. Juli has a deep respect for the many different ways that people experience Divine in their lives, and lovingly supports all relationships anchored in love. Juli lives and works in Prince Albert as a Registered Massage Therapist, Reiki Master and Angel Therapy Practitioner assisting others in connecting their body, mind and spirit for their optimal well being. Her grace-filled gifts are the ability to listen, offer gentle guidance, create a safe place, and support others. In her spare time, Juli enjoys quality family time, meditating, reading and camping. If you are looking for someone to help you personalize a memorable ceremony that reflects both you and your love as a couple, Juli is the Officiant for you!

Adele Boy

Adele BoyAdele believes in the commitment that people make to each other. Your special wedding ceremony should contain your inspiring words, no matter the type of ceremony or location. Adele is a retired high school teacher, having taught Dramatic Arts and English for 32 years. She is warm, outgoing and willing to work hard to personalize your ceremony. Adele is an active member of her community, involved in a community choir, volunteers for the Pan Am games, Rogers Cup tennis and the Uxbridge Library Board. She resides in Sandford near Newmarket, but as a cottage owner in Haliburton, Adele is willing to travel there to perform your wedding.

Sachaa Gabriel

Sachaa GabrielSachaa has performed ceremonies, services and significant events since 2001. Born and raised in the Toronto area, she has designed, organized and led services of various styles from traditional to one-of-a-kind. Sachaa has valuable experience and insight into large event coordination. She is also familiar with all the planning details a special service requires and specializes in creating ceremonies with a calm, relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, which draws all involved into a deep and meaningful experience. Whatever style of wedding ceremony you are inspired to create with Sachaa's help, she is dedicated to touching your hearts in a way that will remain with you forever.

Deborah LeskJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Deborah  LeskDeborah is an active member of Durham community, including 10 award-winning years personally welcoming newcomers to Ajax on behalf of Welcome Wagon. She herself was married by an All Seasons Officiant. Her goal is to offer couples that same guidance and flexibility to make their spiritual, interfaith or traditional wedding ceremony as distinctive and fulfilling as hers was. Deborah inspires us as the mother of two adult sons, has a BA in Psychology from York University, is a lay leader at her synagogue, a facilitator, and has studied Indigenous Shamanic Healing practices for many years. With Deborah as your officiant, your wedding will be meaningful and enjoyable for you and all your guests!

Tina Cooke

Tina  CookeTina lives in Ajax with her husband and is a proud mother of two grown children. She comes to you equipped with experience, flexibility and the willingness to help you create the day and wedding ceremony exactly how you pictured it. She embraces your need and choice of a ceremony that respects all faiths, forms of spirituality, and gender. Tina is an author, speaker, facilitator and holistic practitioner. In her free time she enjoys nothing better than a hike through the woods or sitting by the lake and listening to the waves. You won't have any regrets if you choose Tina.

Arthur PagettawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 Winner

Arthur PagettArt was recently voted by his peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Oshawa’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Art was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario. However, Oshawa has been home for the last 25 years. Art has extensive knowledge and skill in officiating weddings. Professional, experienced, and highly organized, Art desires to work with couples to ensure your wedding ceremony is creative, unique, memorable and worry-free. He enjoys meeting people and helping to create memories that last. Art will be honoured to conduct your wedding ceremony the way you want it.

Cecilia Craig

Cecilia CraigCecilia and her husband have lived in Oshawa for over 10 years and have two amazing step-children. Cecilia has a love for people, nature and animals. In her professional life, Cecilia has worked over 22 years in management roles in the hospitality, financial and healthcare industries and is currently working at a hospital in downtown Toronto. She is also an instructor for the Con-Ed Department at George Brown College. When asked why she wanted to be an officiant "I am so honoured and thrilled to have a career that has meaning and allows me to be part of a couples journey and be part of a major milestone of their life." Cecilia would consider it a privilege to perform the spiritual, interfaith or same-sex wedding ceremony of your choosing.

Pixie Roney

Pixie RoneyBorn in London, England, Pixie came to Canada in 1974. She has lived in the Greater Toronto area since 1976, though she has retained her charming British accent! A warm and loving person, Pixie has been married to her loving husband, Alan, for thirty years. Her deep respect for family life has rewarded her with four wonderful children. Her backgrounds in public speaking and adult education enhance her capability to provide you with the wedding you desire and deserve! Pixie understands what is needed to help couples create the wedding ceremony of their dreams. Let her integrity, straight forwardness and positive thinking help you to make it the perfect day.

Philip SmithawardWedding Industry Experts 2015 Winner

Philip SmithPhilip was recently voted by his peers as the ‘Most Popular New Wedding Officiant in Oshawa’ at the prestigious international 'Wedding Industry Experts 2015 Awards'. Philip comments: I believe that your day should be as unique as your love for one another. I have helped many couples craft a ceremony that is not just memorable, but unforgettable, filled with all the joy and love that is in their hearts. No matter what your ceremony needs, I am happy to help you meet them. From modern to traditional, formal to relaxed and civil to spiritual, let's make it about what you want your day to be! And don't worry; if your mother-in-law thinks I would look better in a tie, I have plenty of them to accent your special day!'

Kerry Armstrong

Kerry ArmstrongThe wedding ceremony is the heart and soul of your wedding and Kerry ensures the ceremony reflects the uniqueness of each couple"s commitment to one another. Located in Whitby, she is passionate about weddings and has excellent organizational skills to help alleviate stress. Her willingness to listen to your every wish and try her hardest to make it a reality will capture the romance in each ceremony. If your ceremony is a top priority Kerry is for you.

Hillary Walgate

Hillary WalgateHillary moved to the Durham region in the spring of 2013. As well as being a wedding Officiant she is is a Certified Wedding Coordinator and truly understands how important your wedding day is to you. 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. In Hillary's spare time, she loves to travel, volunteer in her community, spend time with her family & friends and, of course, anything to do with weddings. If you are looking for someone who will strive to make your ceremony as romantic and magical as it should be, Hillary is the officiant for you! Hillary is expecting baby #3 and is unavailable September and October of 2016.

Matthew Parkinson

Matthew ParkinsonMatthew’s natural ability to connect with people will help to make your spiritual, traditional, special theme or same –sex wedding ceremony everything you want it to be. Located in Oshawa, he is a father of two young girls and a husband of over 20 years. Matthew has a great sense of humour and believes and understands that this day is YOUR day. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys quality family time, camping and riding his motorcycle. If you are looking for someone to help you create a wedding ceremony that reflects both you and your love as a couple, Matthew is the Officiant for you!

Brandy-Rose McIlmoyle

Brandy-Rose McIlmoyleBrandy Rose, who lives in Ajax, has been serving people in the GTA and the Durham Region since 2006. Newly married herself, she understands all the joys of putting together a ceremony that reflects your individual taste and style. Brandy has many contacts in the wedding industry and will happily share them at your request. Brandy can help you whether you are planning an intimate wedding of 5 or 500. Confident, fun-loving, and open, she will help you tailor your ceremony to meet your specific needs. Please contact her with any questions you may have, it would be her privilege to officiate for you!

Kinga BudayawardAdditional LanguagesFrenchItalianHungarian

Kinga BudayKinga has a love for people, their beliefs/spirituality, choices, traditions and individual expression and as such honours these to help you create the spiritual, religious or non-denominational wedding ceremony that will express your souls’ desire. As an artist, she has a gift for combining creative ideas and concepts and making them work together. Kinga lives in Oshawa, ON but originally hails from Hungary. She speaks fluent Hungarian, Italian, French and of course English. So if you want a Hungarian wedding ceremony, a French wedding ceremony or an Italian wedding ceremony Kinga will help.