Wedding Officiants in Vancouver, British Columbia

Including: Anmore, Belcarra, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Tsaww

Christian SawkaawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Christian SawkaChristian was born, raised, and currently lives in Coquitlam. After completing a degree in Business Administration at Trinity Western University, Christian worked as a youth worker for five years before switching into the finance industry. He’s passionate about being an active member in his community, whether it is coaching or playing soccer, running youth nights or organizing a financial literacy camp for kids. Christian’s an experienced speaker, laid back, adaptable and his main goal is to help make your day about both of you. No matter the type of wedding ceremony, he will feel right at home in whatever setting you choose.

Tanyse BillasawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tanyse Billas(Pronouced Tannis). One of the most important occasions in your life is your wedding day. I have extensive experience as a Wedding Officiant and have performed a wide variety of ceremonies, from modern to traditional, formal to relaxed, as well as same sex wedding ceremonies. I am inclusive of all people and will be happy to perform your personalized ceremony, to reflect your own style. I live in Maple Ridge with my husband (we met at a wedding I officiated...he was a guest) and our two Alaskan Malamutes. I started running a few years ago, love my yoga classes and have a passion for good food. I look forward to getting to know you and help make your wedding wonderful.

Sharon MokawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Sharon MokA wedding marks the beginning of an important milestone in a couple's life. I will work with you to personalize your ceremony and guide you through the details for this memorable moment of your lives. I've had the honour of officiating same-sex marriages, fusing cultural traditions for inter-racial weddings, and conducting ceremonies in English and/or Cantonese. Together, we will craft a joyous ceremony. I love to travel, learning about local cultures, and tasting local foods.

Tom EsakinawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tom EsakinTom embraces love as life’s deepest joy and welcomes officiating at your wedding as a celebration of love’s inclusiveness. He honours the design of “your” wedding in ways that genuinely-reflect who you are as individuals and who you want to be together in marriage. Tom is located in Nanaimo and is professional, supportive, personally-engaging and experienced with public-speaking among small to large groups. With his breadth of interfaith knowledge and his life-experience having lived and worked in the UK, Mexico and Canada, Tom is at home with all types of wedding ceremonies. You can talk to him about spiritual, inter-denominational, multi-faith, multicultural, renewal of vows, same-gender, and traditional ceremonies.

Rev Timothy AldredawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev Timothy AldredTim, Ontario born and raised, now resides in Vancouver and is a much requested officiant. His goal at every ceremony is to exceed your expectations. Tim brings his public speaking skills, customer service experience and business administration knowledge to make sure all your requirements in a ceremony are met. With an equal balance of solemnity and wit mixed into your customized hetero or same-gendered wedding, he promises you will know you made the right choice. In his spare time, he enjoys researching his ancestry, trying out new recipes and exploring BC. In addition to being a fine wedding officiant Tim manages our Vancouver office and worship center in the city.

DR. Joanna Sheppard, BPHED; MA; Phd.awardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

DR. Joanna SheppardJoanna was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular New Wedding Officiant in BC’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Joanna lives in Langley and is excited to be a part of your special day. As a University Educator in the Fraser Valley, Joanna appreciates the importance of meeting your needs in making your wedding ceremony personal, professional and inclusive for all. Joanna holds a PhD from the University of Toronto as well as Brock University (BPHED and M.A). She has traveled extensively educating others about the importance of living a healthy and happy lifestyle while participating in her own active adventures through hockey, softball, snowshoeing and hiking. Let Joanna help you create the spiritual, non-denominational or same gender wedding ceremony that you and your guests will always remember.

Joel RiveraawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Joel RiveraMy goal is to provide you with a wedding ceremony you will always remember. From inspirational, spiritual, cultural and same gender requests, I will work with you to ensure that you will enjoy and cherish the moment. I’m based in Vancouver, and I’m a Chartered Human Resources Professional (CHRP) working in the Hospitality sector for over 16 years. I know that it’s about people…understanding them and exceeding their expectations. I’m a proud Canadian having visited and/or lived in every province and territory in our amazing country. In my spare time you will likely find me out and about on the seawall or experimenting in the kitchen. I also enjoy camping, hiking and trying to play tennis.

Patrick TracyawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Patrick TracyPatrick’s personal philosophy is that love should have no boundaries and the union of a couple should be limitless. As a much respected and experienced wedding officiant he takes great pride in providing couples with a traditional, spiritual or same-sex wedding ceremony. Originally from Edmonton, Patrick now lives in Vancouver, and provides his services to the Lower Mainland and surrounding areas. Patrick has served as a pastor, a police officer and now works in the security industry. He is also a volunteer chaplain to the RCMP in Burnaby. His mantra is simple: Food, Friends, Family and Motorcycles…Wherever we go, we enjoy life to its fullest.One couple said this: Patrick:was an amazing officiant to have for our wedding. From our initial meeting he took the time to really get to know us and listen to what we wanted from our ceremony before tailoring every detail to our needs. We highly recommend him to any couples in the Vancouver area looking for an officiant. Frank and Jasmine

Arash AzadawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Arash AzadArash considers matrimony as one of the most sacred and beautiful attempts a couple can make to become one. I do welcome both English and Farsi wedding ceremonies. I’m comfortable performing traditional, spiritual and interfaith ceremonies in the location of your choice. On my down time, reading, hiking and serving my community are hobbies which allow me to be reflective. I’m sure you’ll find my many years of experience in public speaking enable me to contribute to one of the most important dates of your life. My goal is to take everything joyfully, seriously, and according to your plan in a warm, friendly, and stress free environment.