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BC Wedding Celebrants

Creating Heartfelt Meaningful Wedding Ceremonies for you.
Your Wedding Day is one of the most personal and cherished days of your life.  Every aspect of it, from readings to music to symbolism, should be a reflection of you and the bond that you share.  To make this day truly your own, rejoice in everything that makes your union unique. Express yourself among family and friends through a personalized ceremony. All our Wedding Celebrants are trained and certified by the renown Celebrant Foundation & Institute and as such are held to high standards of professionalism.  All are ordained interfaith ministers authorized to perform ceremonies by the BC Department of Vital Statistics. We will take the time to understand your beliefs, your values, and what makes your bond special.  In a Celebrant ceremony your are empowered.  Nothing is imposed on you.  Instead, in a collaborative process we will guide you in choosing rituals, readings, symbols and music to fulfill your ideas and vision for your wedding.

Meet Our Celebrants

Located on the Mainland and Vancouver Island

Susan Cairnie

Earth to Sky Ceremonies

Vernon, BC


Call:  250-309-9362

You deserve a ceremony that weaves a container of love, filling the room with warmth and joy.   My commitment is that your ceremony will capture the depth of your love in a format that brings your guests to both laughter and tears.  I chose the name Earth to Sky because I offer ceremonies that encompass the whole life cycle, from Blessingways and Baby Namings right up to Celebrations of Life.  I celebrate all love and am LGBTQ friendly.  As a Life-Cycle Celebrant, ordained Minister and Red-corded priestess, I create weddings which are both legal and magical! I am based in Vernon BC, and travel to Kelowna, Salmon Arm, Kamloops and surrounding areas for ceremonies.  I am also available for select weddings on Vancouver Island, and Destination Weddings.

Gloria Davies

Ceremonial Words

Vancouver, BC


Call:  604.809.7117

I am honoured to work with my clients in a creative, collaborative process to craft authentic ceremonies that speak to the heart as well as the mind …ceremonies that incorporate prose, poetry, ritual and music in a timeless and sophisticated blend that mirrors the uniqueness of the individual and the occasion. I  specialize in Weddings as well as Ceremonies Across The Life-Cycle including: Vow Renewals, Coming Of Age Ceremonies, Retirement Tributes, Celebration Of Life Ceremonies, Baby Showers & Welcomings, and Anniversaries.

Kim Evans

Life Celebrant BC

Vancouver, BC


Call:  604.448.0044

I am a qualified Life-Cycle Celebrant® in both Weddings and Funerals. I’ve been writing ceremonies since 2008 and have years of experience as a trainer, coach and sales manager. I brings a sense of humor, intuition and creative writing skills to your ceremony to celebrate with you, and co-creates a lasting memory. Do you want something poignant and touching, something fun and exciting, outside in a park or inside in a chapel, banquet hall or home? It’s all about what you want and I would be honoured to be your Celebrant.

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Abegael Fisher-Lang

Life Threads Ceremonies

Vancouver, BC


Call:  604.985.5168

I am a Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant, Wedding Officiant and Contemporary Spiritual Minister. I love ceremonies! I love the opportunity to tell my clients’ stories. The Love Story (Weddings, Renewal of Vows), the Baby story (Baby naming and Baby blessings), the Life Story (Celebration of Life/ Memorials), or any of the many milestones on the path of life. It is my heartfelt wish, to provide genuine, loving, creative and memorable ceremonies just for you.


Jane Good

Circle Ceremonies

Qualicum Beach, BC


Call:  250.951.1151

Helping couples create and embrace the sacred moment of union in marriage is a thrill and an honour for me. I will approach each ceremony with a fresh and boundless well of energy, ideas and respect. My strength is my natural calm and intuition. I will craft a wedding ceremony for you that will truly be remembered. I am a certified Life-Cycle Celebrant authorized by British Columbia Vital Statistics to legally officiate weddings in BC. My background includes a Masters Degree in Adult Education from Saint Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia and I’ve been a Vancouver Island resident for most of my life.


Lisa Hartley

Simply Ceremony

Vancouver, BC


Call: 778.228.9105

2016 is my fourth year as a Wedding Celebrant. Marriage is sacred to me but so is community building and ceremonies for all parts of your life. As a Wedding Celebrant, my heart opens when I can offer you my skill, wisdom and training, and I am well versed in interfaith and intercultural traditions. I also love designing ceremonies for blended families, and I adore creating joyful baby blessings. I deeply believe that for your special ceremony, we can design a profound rite of passage to meet these modern times and your chosen family.

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Janis Horne

Modern Celebrant

Vancouver, BC


Call:  604.314.2946

Janis Horne first got the idea (brainwave, really!) of becoming a Celebrant at her own son’s wedding.  It struck her as an opportunity to bring together everything that she valued most about her career in post-secondary education – meeting new people, forming relationships, public speaking, and writing –  in a way that is deeply personal and that serves an unmet need in the lives of people today.  To Janis, being a Celebrant is truly “heart work”, and she treasures this way of connecting with people.  After completing her Wedding Celebrant training with the Celebrant Institute in New Jersey in   She has also completed The Gay Wedding Institute Certification Course; and is an active member of Toastmasters International.  

Jennifer Lee

Lifecycle Ceremony

Comox Valley, BC


Call:  250.702.4040

Jennifer Lee has a background as a poet, professional actor, public speaker, certified yoga teacher, mother and gardener. Each of these careers has contributed to her gifts of creating compassionate and passionate ceremonies.

She loves working collaboratively to create a ceremony that is meaningful and memorable for you in every way.

It is her goal to listen deeply and imaginatively to who you are and what you need, and to work with you to make your ceremony personalized and unique. Jennifer is a certified and licensed Life-cycle Celebrant.

Catherine McColl

Chrysalis Ceremonies

Vancouver, BC


Call:  604.813.5122

I am a Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant, Wedding Officiant and Contemporary Spiritual Minister. I love ceremonies! I love the opportunity to tell my clients’ stories. The Love Story (Weddings, Renewal of Vows), the Baby story (Baby naming and Baby blessings), the Life Story (Celebration of Life/ Memorials), or any of the many milestones on the path of life. It is my heartfelt wish, to provide genuine, loving, creative and memorable ceremonies just for you.


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Alison Moore

Celebrate Life’s Dance

Okanagan Valley, BC


Phone:  250.826.4496

Celebrant Alison Moore is an accomplished facilitator and a natural storyteller. She is practiced in the creation of beautiful personalized ceremonies that share your story with family and friends. Through ceremony she helps couples design the wedding ceremony of their dreams.

Alison is dedicated to the celebration of life’s dances. She invites you to partner with her to craft a personal and memorable wedding ceremony. Together you will make your ceremony the richest and loveliest dance of all. Alison performs weddings throughout the Okanagan Valley.

Alexandra Mushahwar

Your Ceremony By Alex

Okanagan Valley, BC


Call:  250.575.7890

“There are always reasons to celebrate!  Especially when it comes to that unique moment that means the world to you:  a milestone, an achievement, a passage of life.

Together we care going to celebrate you and yours by creating a ceremony that reflects your love, your life and that will be experienced in a way that speaks through and for you.

As your Life-Cycle Celebrant® specializing in weddings (as well as other celebrations around the life cycle), it is my goal to serve the vision of your BIG DAY as your professionally trained ceremony specialist, writer, and storyteller. (In English OR German language.)

Your words, your wishes, and your values are going to be lovingly nestled into personalized elements from start to finish for your dinstinctively crafted wedding ceremony.

Linda Nelson

Island Ceremonies

Victoria, BC


Call:  250.514.8280

“I love meeting couples “in love”; basking in the glow of their joyful energy, as we co-create their perfect wedding ceremony. I create ceremonies from a spiritual mindset, and your ceremony can be lighthearted, warm, short and sweet or complex and filled with ritual, honouring of your cultural heritages and/or any combination of whatever your hearts desire. I have created themed ceremonies, same sex ceremonies, elopements and vow renewals and I am open to all people, all cultures and all faiths.

My wedding wire reviews speak for themselves and if you resonate with what you read about me, I look forward to hearing from you.”

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Ceri Peacey

Oceanside Celebrant Services

Qualicum Beach, BC


Call:  250.927.5658

Weddings present a wonderful opportunity to draw guests in, especially by sharing your love-story with them.  I would love to work with you to create a ceremony that reflects your shared values and is unique to your relationship. 

I have an upbeat and warm personality and am very detail oriented especially on your big day.  Drop me a note and we can schedule a no-obligation conversation to make sure we are a good fit.

I’m located in Hilliers on Vancouver Island and will happily perform weddings in Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Courtenay, Nanaimo, and Port Alberni.

Cheryl Pedley

A West Coast Celebrant

Nanaimo, BC


Call:  250.591.3024

I am a Lifecycle celebrant on Canada’s west coast. Working out of Nanaimo, I dedicate my energies to creating meaningful weddings and funerals all over Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast. With humour and respect I will work with you to craft your love story or the Hero’s journey of a loved one. From the simple to the complex, from the lighthearted to the most serious occasion I’m happy to guide you and help put your story into words.

Serving Vancouver Island.

Paula Marie Skalnek

Contemporary Ceremonies

Vancouver, BC


Call: 778.997.1318

The question I often get asked is: What do you believe?

I believe that every person should have the option to marry someone they love using language, symbols and rituals that reflect their personalities. I believe there are contemporary approaches to honour family, spiritual or religious values. I believe that together we can create a ceremony that expresses the essence and the glory of the commitment of one human being to another.

If you believe that your special day deserves more than décor to create a lasting memory, let’s sit down and discuss the possibilities.  Whether, you are thinking of a short and sweet ceremony or a more detailed wedding it is all about your truth, your style.

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Wendy Wawrysh

Warm Heart Ceremonies

Victoria, BC

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Call:  250.418.5722

My goal is a singular one:  to help you make your wedding ceremony – the very heart of your wedding day – so uniquely and meaningfully yours that it will forever warm your memory treasure chest with joyful contentment.  Through an enjoyable process, I will help you and your partner discern your true voice for a ceremony that reflects your personalities, your hearts’ desire and creates a sacred space for your commitment to each other.  Your guests will be enchanted and will remember your wedding day in a special way.   Along with my Life-Cycle Celebrant certification and experience, I draw from a long career in building warm relationships with people to help them achieve amazing and satisfying outcomes.  I would be honoured to work with you.

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