Wedding Officiants in Bedford, Nova Scotia

Marilyn CoolenawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 Winner

Marilyn CoolenLast year Marilyn was voted by her peers as the most popular wedding officiant in Nova Scotia in the annual Wedding Expert Awards . She lives in Halifax, overlooking Bedford Basin and would love to help make your wedding ceremony the very special occasion you want it to be. Marilyn is an experienced professional and will work you anyway you want your event to take shape. Within minutes you and your guests will know that you have chosen the right wedding Officiant. She is a "people person" who is also an real animal lover. She is committed to social justice and human rights for all. She is a mother, an advocate, a believer in the innate goodness of people and one who hopes for peace and harmony on this small planet of ours.

Margot AldrichawardAdditional LanguagesFrench

Margot AldrichMargot is an experienced speaker, and able to celebrate your unique ceremony in French or English. She is located in Halifax, and knows to keep it simple by communicating with you, working with your chosen wedding ceremony and vows, answering your questions directly, and showing up early. She will also remind you to breathe and laugh! She continues to use her life-long skills as professional classical musician to give back to youth in her community. Add to that fact that she is 28-year marital veteran, mum of three and former realtor; Margot’s definitely someone you want on your team.

Danielle King

Danielle KingDanielle's goal is to help make your wedding day magical, romantic, and a perfect reflection of two individuals uniting as one. She respects and honours all religious, spiritual, and secular backgrounds. Danielle's loving and outgoing personality puts people naturally at ease. Her creativity and flexibility brings something unique to both the most intimate wedding and the grandest extravaganza. Couples say, "Danielle was great! She helped us create a personal, touching ceremony and she delivered it beautifully. She helped make our day perfect!"

Nancy O'Brien

Nancy O'BrienNancy is located in the Bedford area, and has been described by couples as a “kind, caring person with integrity, patience, grace, and a sense of fun”. A graduate of Acadia and Mount Saint Vincent Universities with her BSc, B.Ed., and M.Ed., Nancy has taught Family Studies, Drama, and Leadership. She is a former Student Council Advisor, Coach, Director, and Stage Manager. She embraces all types of ceremonies - traditional, same gender, civil, spiritual, interfaith, and multicultural. Nancy’s gift to you will be the peace of mind that your ceremony will be loving, meaningful, and welcoming to your guests as well as reflective of you as a couple.

Courtenay Fraitzl

Courtenay FraitzlYour wishes for your customized wedding ceremony are approached with care and warmth, whether a traditional ceremony, a spiritual ceremony, or incorporating the blending of two families. Courtenay studied at BCIT Business School – Associate in Leadership, and is a professional event coordinator with many weddings in her portfolio. In her free time Courtenay can be found growing food, laughing at the family chickens’ antics, cooking for her large family or hanging out at the beach in front of their home on Boutiliers Point. A 30 year volunteer in her community, a Toastmasters International member in good standing, Courtenay’s bucket list dreams include speaking at TED Talks and driving a vintage ice-cream truck one summer!

Gwen Armshaw

Gwen ArmshawWhether you would like a handfasting ceremony, something more traditional or spiritual, Gwen has experience with them all. Serving Halifax and the surrounding area, she takes pride in incorporating your wishes into a meaningful wedding experience for you and your guests. Gwen's delivery or your personalized wedding ceremony will touch the hearts of listeners, creating memories for you that last long after the event itself. Clients have referred her services to others time and time again, a testament to the happiness they experienced on their most joyous day.

Kerry Parsons

Kerry ParsonsKerry enjoys spending time at her Elmsdale home with her husband, four cats and her little dog, Dolly. She would love to share her special blend of joy and enthusiasm with you, and she would be honoured to be your Wedding Officiant. Kerry is a graduate of the Nova Scotia Community College and Athabasca University. She enjoys singing, songwriting, reading and enjoys learning anything and everything! In the evenings, she can be found lending her voice, guitar and her original songs to a variety of community musical ensembles. Kerry would be more than happy and willing to make your day special.