Baptism Officiants in Etobicoke, ON
Joe, a Brampton native, brings a wealth of life experience, as a husband, father and grandfather to his role as a Baptism celebrant. He balanced his work as a businessman and entrepreneur with a mid-career, three-year hiatus as a professional actor. He currently provides consulting and management services to hospitals and health-related institutions across Canada. As a long-term practitioner of Transcendental Meditation, Joe recognizes the thread that links all living beings. Joe would be honoured to officiate at your special family ceremony .
Ted Morris is a creative writer, a retired journalist and broadcaster, and an outdoorsman. Much of his pleasures comes from canoeing, sailing, swimming and flying. He has visited cathedrals and chapels of Europe, shrines of India, Nepal, and Japan, and sees a piece of The Almighty in every individual. Ted studied humanities at McMaster, Scottish Country dancing and Celtic culture at the Haliburton School of the Arts, and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 2002. Your family baptism is his pleasure and he'd be pleased to use his creative skills to help you craft your Baptism ceremony for your special day. Please note that he is unavailable in the Haliburton area between mid-November and the Easter long weekend.
John is a very dedicated individual that generously gives his time & energy to his non-denominational & spiritual communities. A Religion and Culture graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, he has a background and knowledge of many religious traditions. As hobbies, he loves reading, cycling and working to protect the environment. Leading the community ritual for the opening of Mimico Square, a City of Toronto Park in Etobicoke-Lakeshore, John works to bring exceptional moments to everyone's lives. With over twenty years experience, specializing in customized multi-faith ceremonies, John adds that unique touch to your special occasions. He is willing to travel within the GTA to perform your non-denominational naming ceremony or your spiritual Baptism ceremony for a couple. He looks forward to discussing your dreams, helping you make them come true for those pivotal family moments.
Robb was recently voted the prestigious Wedding Industry Expert's award contest as the 'Best Ceremony Celebrant' in Toronto and across Canada. Robb, an Etobicoke resident, has a high regard for others and their feelings. His engaging personality and amazing sense of humour enables people - including strangers - to feel very welcome and comfortable when working with him. Through his empathy, dedication to detail and persuasive leadership, he will make the planning and execution of your naming ceremony or your Baptism ceremony a real pleasure. His strong spirituality, combined with a great attention to detail, make him a most sought-after celebrant. His compassionate and non-judgmental approach and unique outlook on life and love will ensure that he will help create a wonderful welcoming ceremony for parents to remember forever. Robb is fluently bilingual in English and French. Spend a few moments talking with Robb and see for yourself.
Robb a reçu récemment un prestigieux prix des Experts du secteur des mariages en tant que « Meilleur célébrant de cérémonie » à Toronto et au Canada. Robb, un résident d’Etobicoke, a un grand respect des autres et de leurs sentiments. Sa personnalité attachante et son grand sens de l’humour font que les gens – y compris les étrangers – se sentent bien et sont à l’aise de travailler avec lui. Grâce à son empathie, à son engagement envers les détails et à son leadership convainquant, ce sera un plaisir pour vous de planifier et de réaliser votre cérémonie d’attribution de nom ou votre cérémonie de baptême. Sa forte spiritualité, qui va de pair avec un grand souci du détail, fait de lui un célébrant fort recherché. Son approche compatissante et neutre, combinée à une perspective de vie et d’amour unique, contribuera à la réalisation d’une cérémonie merveilleuse d’accueil pour des parents qui s’en souviendront longtemps. Robb maîtrise à la fois le français et l’anglais. Prenez le temps de parler à Robb et de la constater par vous-même.
Whether you desire a spiritual or traditional ceremony or wish to blend traditions in a uniquely new way, your child’s naming, welcoming or baptism ceremony requires someone to listen supportively and guide with sensitivity and experience to help you make it uniquely your own. Janice would welcome the opportunity to assist parents at this important and special time in your family’s life journey. Janice lives in Toronto and holds her Master’s degree in Religious Studies (as an historian), from the University of Toronto. She is also a long-time bereavement counsellor and educator, and has extensive experience in the business sector.
Shirley is a Distinguished Toastmaster and accomplished speaker who upholds the Christian tradition of baptism and naming ceremonies and will work with you to make your child’s baptism meaningful to you, and to your family and friends. Shirley believes it is important that the baptism ceremony be conducted in a friendly supportive manner, in a relaxed congenial atmosphere. Shirley is also committed to ensuring this special event is a memorable occasion for you
"Let the little children come unto Me, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these". --The Bible, Luke 18:16 One of Michelle's greatest strength is engaging and connecting with children and their parents from all walks of life, circumstances, cultures and religion. She has an amazing smile that is warm, inviting and sets the tone for the beginning of positive working relationship. Michelle is a loving mother and understands how precious a child is to his/her parents. A child is one of the great miracles of life thus she will execute this special occasion with love and sensitivity. Michelle has a spirited personality as she is resourceful and seasoned event planner. She comes equipped with extensive knowledge, ideas, and experiences that will ensure your child's welcoming is a very pleasurable and memorable day.
Your love and your ceremony matter to this world. Trevor is an ordained minister with the Clergy Support Church and has officiated and celebrated dozens of life ceremonies in which he prepared and enriched couples to celebrate their child’s baptism or naming ceremony. Married to the love of his life, Marisol, for nearly two decades, Trevor is a spiritual leader and activist who has spent his life inspiring others to lean into love. Having completed his doctoral studies in Claremont, California, Trevor is back in Toronto (High Park), where he is dad to three amazing kids, co-founder of Progressive Faith Collective and active in his community. With nearly twenty years of ordained clergy experience, Trevor excels in helping your celebration become everything you hope it to be.
Thank you so much for the lovely Baptism ceremony for Liam ...we were so pleased and one of our guests actually called us that night to tell us that it was the most beautiful baptism he had EVER attended...I'm so pleased...it was perfect, the program, the music, the setting, the pace, the length of the ceremony...everything!!!