Baptism Officiants in Gananoque, ON
Born and raised in northern Ontario, and having lived on the Prairies and in Toronto, Andy now calls Kingston home. With an education in business, theology, and world religions, and having traveled the world, Andy has an understanding and deep respect for various cultures and traditions, and personal identity. Andy is easy-going and inclusive, with a great sense of humour, yet very professional with a keen eye for detail. Whether you are looking for a spiritual or non-denominational Baptism ceremony with a relaxed flair, Andy will work closely with you to ensure your personal design and touch shine through as you celebrate this life-affirming event together.
Carolyn lives in beautiful historic Kingston and is known for being open and non-judgmental. She holds a Diploma in Ministry from St. Francis Xavier and welcomes the opportunity to officiate baptisms and naming ceremonies. Carolyn’s extensive experience in public speaking results in a high level of comfort as an Officiant. In addition, she brings her creative writing background to help personalize ceremonies. Carolyn’s vibrant spirit, authenticity, professionalism and calm approach can truly enhance baptisms and naming ceremonies!
My religion is love. I feel we are all connected and need to support one another however we can. I also feel it truly does take a village to raise a child. Your child cannot have too many people who love him/her. I would be honoured to perform a beautiful ceremony to welcome your precious child into our world. A baby is a sacred gift and the greatest blessing. I will listen to your needs and create a personalized baptism or welcoming ceremony in a comfortable setting of your choice. It is wonderful to have the service in your backyard or in your home surrounded by all you hold dear. I look forward to working with you and giving your child a gracious, loving and happy welcome into your family.
Shell is a spiritual leader, a lifelong artist, an aspiring writer and an enthusiastic gardener living in the Napanee area. You will find her an open and inclusive person with a warm smile and easy comforting ways. She is available to conduct children and adult baptisms, welcoming ornaming ceremonies, and celebrations of life. Shell is always happy to include ceremonies that are designed to include children and important family members.
Born and raised in Brockville, Peter has spent much of his life in the service of others. He and his wife raised their three daughters in this community and are proud grandparents of one granddaughter (so far!). Performing a baptism or naming ceremony brings him joy. You won’t find a more conscientious, emotionally invested person than Peter. His biggest fault is not being able to say ‘no’. As a former member of the Kinsmen Club he received his Life Time Achievement Award. He has a great interest in the theatre both musical, dramatically as well as improvisational and as such, has a flair for adventure. Peter is an Appointed Designated Minister and he looks forward to helping you and your family make your ceremony memorable.
It was such a wonderful service. We have received so many compliments from our friends and family about the baptism, many saying it was the best Baptism ceremony they have ever been to. Thank you very much for everything. We will definitely do the same type of service for our future children. Jennifer Dobson