Wedding Officiants in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Marilyn CoolenawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Marilyn CoolenMarilyn is the Atlantic regional director of Clergy Support Memorial Church. She also makes herself available to conduct wedding ceremonies. She was educated in the USA and at Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB. Last year Marilyn was voted by her peers as the most popular wedding officiant in Nova Scotia in the annual Wedding Expert Awards in addition She won the Gold Award for Best Officiant from The Coast's 'Best of Weddings 2017' event. 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 who knows to listen to your needs. Within minutes you and your guests will know that you have chosen the right person to conduct your ceremony. 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.

Faith GallantawardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Faith GallantFaith Gallant has been mandated by clergy Support church to conduct Life celebration. She was voted by her peers in the wedding industry as the most popular new wedding officiant in Halifax and across the province in the coveted annual Wedding Expert Awards . Faith’s utmost respect for all cultural and spiritual relationships allows her to be professional and personable ensuring your wedding ceremony will be a truly memorable one. A resident of Bedford, NS and a true romantic at heart, Faith vows to conduct a well-spoken wedding ceremony and along with her natural soothing ways, allows you and your partner to focus solely on one another and simply enjoy your day. Her belief and understanding that a couple’s wedding ceremony is a sacred one, she always strives to make sure your ceremony is just the way you want it. Trusting Faith to be your guide on your wedding day is ensuring your wedding day will be a day filled with love, amazement, and everything you truly imagine and want it to be.

Gwen ArmshawawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Gwen ArmshawGwen is an Ordained minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church. She is mandated to serve as a pastoral care chaplain in corrections with the Atlantic Regional Chaplaincy. She is comfortable in spiritual wedding ceremonies. Whether you would like a handfasting ceremony, or something something more traditional , 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.

Elinor WhittyawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Elinor WhittyElinor is a clergy with Clergy Support Memorial Church. On top of that she is an award winning wedding officiant. Her career path has been varied and interesting. A mother of two and grandmother of two, she is committed to family, in whatever form it takes. With her deep experience , she understands the need for a couple to have the perfect day, most especially the ceremony joining them for their life journey together. Elinor's professional and caring ways would be an asset in assisting you with your religious or spiritual wedding ceremony.

Courtenay FraitzlawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Courtenay FraitzlAs a designated minister, your 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. She is also a trained event coordinator with many weddings in her portfolio. 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! 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.

Nancy O'BrienawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Nancy O'BrienNancy who is a designated minister with Clergy Support Church is located in the Bedford area. A graduate of Acadia and Mount Saint Vincent Universities with her BSc, B.Ed., and M.Ed. and has been described by couples as a “kind, caring person with integrity, patience, grace, and a sense of fun”. , 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, 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.

Carol GrimmittawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carol GrimmittCarol is a caring and respectful individual, honouring all faiths and beliefs. Married for over 20 years to a retired Aircraft Mechanic in the Royal Navy she maintains strong family values with her three grown up children (and the dog). She is committed to providing your beautiful traditional or spiritual wedding ceremony anywhere in the Upper Tantallon area. She would be more than happy to include any ancestral traditions into your wedding ceremony to make your day truly the way that you imagine it to be. However elaborate or simple you wish to make it, Carol would be honoured and humbled to be the Officiant for you.