Baptism Officiants in North York, ON
Congratulations on the new addition to your family! Kim would be deeply honoured to help you give thanks and celebrate your joy in the arrival of this precious child. As Registered Clergy she honours your desire to baptize your child into the global Church community. When your child is older and decides to move closer to a faith community, they will be able to present themselves as a Baptized person. From living rooms to banquet halls, surrounded by a small group of loved ones to a large group of family and friends, Kim draws on the experience of working with many families, in many settings and from different backgrounds to create a ceremony that resonates with your wishes for your child. With her warm personality, winning smile, compassionate spirit and professional nature, she will happily honour your needs, traditions and vision to create the ceremony you envision. You will be in very caring, experienced and professional hands with Kim. She was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Markham’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. She lives in Markham and serves the Greater Toronto Area.
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.
Whether you choose a traditional Christian baptism, or a baby naming or welcoming celebration, Robin will assist you and your family to create a ceremony that respects your family faith, culture and traditions. One of our first instincts at birth is to reach out our tiny arms for support. Let your ceremony demonstrate that you are ready for that precious embrace.
David Rebelo is fluent in English and Portuguese. A chaplain and spiritual care provider for over 15 years, David has done different kinds of services in both of those languages. In his professional work he is constantly meeting people from all kinds of backgrounds and age groups. He has experience doing multi-faith, ecumenical and spiritual baptismal services. David has an easy going and friendly personality and disposition, and is motivated by his compassion for people. David has had a spiritual formation through theological seminary training where he obtained a master's degree in theology. He also has an undergraduate degree in Sociology. David enjoys cycling and is an avid book collector. He is married and is the father of two children, Priscilla and Nathanael. His central creed is that we all have a human spirit. His desire has always been that he serves the desires and needs of people in his care. O seu credo principal é que nos todos temos um espírito humano. O seu desejo sempre foi que ele servo os desejos e necessidades espírituais de pessoas em seu cuidado.
Danielle and her husband Peter live in the Toronto-North York area and are parents of two adult children, and grand-parents of two young boys. Danielle is fluent in French and English. Her communication skills and her vast experience with families of diverse and mixed cultural background, inter-faith, single parent families or same sex families has taught her to be aware and sensitive to the needs of the Toronto community. Welcoming children to the family and community through a welcoming ceremony or a naming ceremony will give you the opportunity to share your expression of love and commitment, and create a moment in time to remember with joy and emotion. Danielle will bring excitement, attention to detail and care in a dignified and respectful atmosphere. She is committed to making you special day memorable, with a touch of magic.
Mimi lives in Markham, coming from Hong Kong to Canada in 1987. Mimi is fluent in Cantonese and English, and communicates well in Mandarin. She's happy to help with any type of naming, welcoming and baptism ceremonies. Mimi is a single mom herself, and she looks forward to witnessing the introduction your new family member. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, as well as two designations in the financial industry. Mimi looks forward to serve you on this memorial occasion.
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!!!