Baptism Officiants in Napanee, 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!
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.
Penny is a home town girl who has surrounded herself with children....twenty-four years of daycare in home, department manager in an infant's department, and now being very involved in her grandchildren lives. Happy children and proud parents are a little bit of what makes her world go around. Recent wedding officiating has inspired Penny to get involved in baptisms and naming ceremonies. She would be more than happy to help you choose the ceremony best suited for your wants and needs. With an easy going, bubbly and yet sincere manner, she would be the best to guide you. Always looking forward to helping people make their day special.
Shawn is a designated minister serving the Bay of Quinte Region and beyond. A caring individual, he has over 25 years of professional counselling experience with families. Shawn is available to conduct Baptisms and Naming Ceremonies, tailored to the wishes of parents and their families. He and his wife of 25 years have centered their lives around the joy of raising their three daughters, which he credits as his best works so far. Shawn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Social Development Studies) and Certificate in General Social Work from the University of Waterloo. As a lifelong learner he continues to study theology, religion and social work. Shawn would be happy to work with you to personalize the perfect Baptism or Naming Ceremony for your daughter or son. He welcomes couples, single parents and members of the LGBTQ+ community. He is also happy to conduct Baptism ceremonies for older children, sibling groups or adults.
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!!!