Wedding Officiants in Calgary, Alberta

Tyson McKay, B.A.Sc. (U Regina)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tyson McKayTyson is a born and raised Calgarian and is an Appointed Designated Minister plus a happy stay at home dad. He currently resides in Woodlands with his wife, twin daughters, and his dog. Tyson spends his free time playing badminton and hockey and skiing in the winter, and water skiing and wakeboarding in the summer. He is also an active volunteer with the Twins, Triplets and More Association of Calgary. Tyson would love to be a part of your special day and is dedicated to making your wedding ceremony a memorable one. He books up early so don't wait!

Rev Barbara Kovatch, BA, BEd, MEd (U Calgary).awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Barbara KovatchAs an Appointed Designated Minister, It would be my privilege to be invited into your life to conduct your wedding ceremony. My extensive background in music and the arts helps me recognize how important music and the correct delivery can affect a ceremony. I am comfortable speaking to a large or small gathering, in the location of your choice. You can be confident I will deliver your ceremony professionally, with warmth and heart, and a touch of humour. I would welcome being a part of your joyous day.

Rev Erika Rodriguez, BAawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Erika RodriguezOriginally from Mexico, as a Designated Minister with Clergy Support, Erika is a chaplain to the Spanish community in Calgary. She and her family have made Calgary home. She knows from personal experience that dreams can come true if you persevere, have faith and love. Her wish is to conduct your Spanish, English or bilingual wedding ceremony. Erika has worked in radio and holds a degree in journalism. She’s also a writer and has published some of her poems. As a mother and wife, she loves to spend time with family, who enjoy caring for their small dog and lots of koi fish. You can't go wrong with Erika!

Rev Laurie RupertawardWedding Industy Experts 2014awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Laurie RupertLaurie Rupert is an award winning wedding officiant with many years of experience. Laurie is a native Calgarian who can’t imagine living anywhere else and has enjoyed providing these services to her community! Whether it be traditional, non- traditional, or same sex marriages, Laurie will guide you through to the process giving you the best wedding service you could dream of! She has performed every type of ceremony in a multitude of venues so feel free to be creative. Talk with Laurie and you will soon discover what a great wedding professional she is.

Rev Katherine ThomsonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Katherine ThomsonKatherine is a Designated Minister with special responsibility of Pastoral Care to people in the Earth Spiritualities for Clergy Support Memorial Church. Katherine is a very experienced officiant, a good listener, and has an attention to detail to help make your day a wonderful memory. She loves to craft and scrapbook. She is open and accepting of all spiritual paths. Katherine would be honoured to perform your wedding ceremony at a location of your choosing. She has a friendly presence and is very professional.

Rev Oliver Armstrong, BFAawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Oliver ArmstrongOliver makes Calgary home, and lives next to the Bow River in the neighborhood of Sunny-side. A native of Ottawa, and a graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto. Along with his ministry, Oliver's main interest is in the the Arts and Culture and he loves live theater. An experienced public speaker, (you’ll love his voice), he has managed and consulted on high profile events from Dubai to the United States. Oliver is a huge fan of the outdoors and the world of western events and competitions, like our famous Calgary Stampede. He strives to be a mentor and embrace the practices of mindfulness and kindness every day.

Rev Judith Docken, BA (Ambassador University)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Judith DockenJudith is very open-minded, an empathetic listener and am very good with people. She lives in Calgary with two of her three grown sons and her very talkative cat, Circe. Judith would love to have the opportunity to conduct your wedding ceremony anywhere in the Calgary area. She has a broad range of people skills and experiences to draw from her background. She is a minister, a published author, artist and gardener. She would enjoy nothing more than being part of this important event in your life.

Rev Susan Fae Haglund, BFA (U Calgary).awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Susan Fae HaglundSusan Fae Haglund as a Designated Minister to seniors, has also made herself available to conduct many weddings in Calgary and surrounding areas. Susan Fae is a also a very talented artist and a native Calgarian who grew up in northwest Calgary with Nose Hill Park in clear view, which continues to be an inspiration for her art. She takes great pride in her community involvement with tree planting in Natural Parks and spending time with her working dog Charlie. Susan Fae’s goal is to help you with a personalized wedding ceremony. She enjoys working with couples and helping to personalize wedding scripts. She encourages family and friends’ participation in making the happy occasion even more wonderful. Theme weddings are welcome; as well as adding special phrases or blessings to the ceremony.

Rev Sandy Batten, BA (Memorial)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Sandy BattenI’m Newfie born and a hopeless romantic. It would be my privilege to perform wedding ceremonies in the Calgary area. I sing with the Sweet Adelines and I’m a Shakespeare devotee who would be happy to “dress the part” to fit in. I am also an avid golfer and hiker who loves the outdoors. Now a Designated Minister with Clergy Support, my work background includes hospitality, and a decade of mentoring. I believe in beautiful moments! I would be pleased to share in your beautiful moment.

Rev Bruce Sheasby, BA; M.DivawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Bruce SheasbyThe Reverend Bruce Reinhold Elvis Sheasby, is the first minister to affiliate with Clergy Support Memorial Church in Alberta. The church he serves is the very well known congregation called ‘Your Grace Land ’. The fellowship meets for Worship Sundays @ 10:30 at the Delta Calgary South, 135 Southland Drive SE, Calgary (most Sundays in the East Atrium Building, although occasionally we’re in the West Tower). Public welcome signs in lobby. On average they have over two hundred families represented each Sunday. The sacraments of Baptism, Marriage and Holy Communion on Sundays are a regular celebration held in the Church.

Rev Dr Susan Hamilton, BSc, (Concordia) ND. (Bastyr U)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Dr Susan HamiltonSusan is a romantic and loves love. Your wedding day is all about celebrating the love that you and your partner have found in each other. She enjoys a career in health care and adult eduction, and is a professional and engaging public speaker, able to help you share your unique love story with your guests. Susan holds degrees in Biology and Naturopathic Medicine, and continues to help people optimize their health and develop a loving attitude towards themselves. She is refreshed by nature and hikes, bikes, snowshoes and skis when she and her sweetheart, John have time between wedding celebrations, work and catering to their guests at their Fernie AirBnB. As a deeply spiritual person, Susan accepts all beliefs and would be honoured to provide and perform a beautiful ceremony to bless you on your wedding day. Love is love, celebrate it!

Rev Vonda LeeawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Vonda LeeVonda relocated to Cochrane in 2016, and knows the area well having been a long- term resident of Sundre. She is a Designated Minister with Clergy Support Church. Her family has grown and she has the background, the time, and the passion to be part of one of the most memorable celebrations in your life. She’s a graduate of the Red Deer College and attended Mount Royal College. Vonda keeps fit with yoga and exercise, and intends to be a life-long learner.You’ll find Vonda to be personable, and she would be comfortable conducting your ceremony in any location.

Rev Cynthia Beare, BEd (U Calgary), MA (Gonzaga U)awardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Cynthia BeareCynthia, a.k.a. The Red Shoe Reverend, was recognized as the Most Popular New Wedding Celebrant in Alberta and all of Canada by the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts Awards. A true Calgarian, she also has a good command of the Spanish language and would be willing to perform bilingual English/Spanish spiritual, non-denominational or hand fasting ceremonies, secret/elopement ceremonies, themed/costume weddings and vow renewals. Whether you want to exchange your vows at the top of a mountain, a lavish venue or anywhere in between, Cynthia is committed to make your day unforgettable. One thing we do know is she books up quickly!!!

Lisa-Marie Walker

Lisa-Marie WalkerLisa-Marie is credentialed with the Canadian Metaphysical Ministry and lives in Calgary. She is an experienced wedding ceremony officiant. Couples describe her as being friendly, punctual, having a nice voice and being a good listener. If you talk with Lisa - Marie we are sure you will agree.

Rev Cindy EngelenawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Cindy EngelenI am a Designated Minister with Clergy Support. I’d love to ensure your wedding ceremony captures the love and care of your special day. I will do everything possible to make it memorable. I’m a resident of Calgary, and available to perform your personal wedding ceremony by adding elements of the traditional, spiritual or interfaith wedding ceremony. Your ceremony can be at your home, in a public garden, on a beach, or maybe… on a mountain side under a full moon. It’s up to you. I have a cabin out by Gull Lake, and can perform Red Deer area weddings without a travel fee in July and August. I enjoy skiing, paddle boarding and making silverware jewelry. I want you to enjoy your day and to make your once in a life time “Love Story” the best it can be.

Sue Deyell, BA. (York).awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Sue DeyellSue is a well known radio personality and an experienced Wedding Officiant (Designated Minister). She is well spoken, articulate and comfortable in front of any crowd. Sue lives in Calgary, where she has settled into domestic bliss with her wife Brigitte and their two beautiful children, Alexandra and Luke! She is particularly interested in officiating gay marriages, but is a people person, so will happily marry all couples! A lover of the outdoors, she enjoys skiing, running and coaching her daughter’s fastball team. It would be Sue’s pleasure and privilege to stand with you as you exchange your vows. She’ll easily connect with your friends and family to ensure your special wedding ceremony is picture perfect and a beautiful memory for everyone in attendance.