Baptism Officiants in Ottawa South, ON

Joan Bruce-Nibogie

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Joan Bruce-Nibogie

Joan was recently voted the prestigious Wedding Industry Expert's award contest as the 'Best Ceremony Celebrant' in Ottawa. Joan is proud of her aboriginal heritage. She respects and values other cultures, faiths, traditions and lifestyles. Joan is a long time resident of the Metcalfe community south of Ottawa, is a retired Secondary School Guidance Assistant who brings a respectful and thoughtful presence to ensuring your special Baptism ceremony uniquely reflects your wishes. Joan enjoys time spent working on her stained glass art, singing and acting in amateur musical theatre but especially being with family and her dogs at her second home, the log cabin her parents lovingly built, in her beloved Gatineau Hills at Low, Quebec. With a warm considerate and nurturing approach, Joan welcomes the opportunity to assist you in creating a cherished and memorable occasion.

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Siobhan Bond

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Siobhan Bond

Siobhan (pronounced She-von) is a fluently bilingual professional living in Ottawa, who can provide you with either a French Naming or English Naming ceremony. She is a warm, kind, friendly mother of three beautiful children. Siobhan would be an honored to help you make your child's special day exactly what you want it to be. She believes that children are the most wonderful gifts and their arrival in a family is an event to be celebrated. Siobhan is an experienced public speaker and has extensive experience listening to other people’s ideas and needs and helping to interpret them into professional and beautiful presentations. Siobhan hopes to be able to provide a ceremony that represents your hopes, dreams and traditions.

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Sue Kellison

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Sue Kellison

Sue is passionate about Baptisms and has excellent organizational skills to help alleviate your stress. Your baptism day is a day you will never forget and Sue will guide your ceremony along exactly as you want it and make it beautiful and meaningful. Being committed to her spiritual life, Sue respects and honours all religious, spiritual, and secular backgrounds. She is comfortable conducing baptisms. You will be encouraged to create your unique Baptism ceremony and she will listen to your every wish and try her hardest to make it a reality.

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Bill Buckland

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Bill Buckland

Bill is an established and well known resident of Kenmore close to our chapel. Bill is an experienced ceremony celebrant much in demand. Couples like Bill because he is the type of person who is warm and friendly, always available, and will relate well to your guests. He is well known for giving back to his community most notably as President of the local Agricultural Society, Chair of the Metcalfe Recreational Committee, Master of the Russell Masonic Lodge #479, and five years as President of the Metcalfe Jets Jr. B Hockey Team. He is frequently called upon as a speaker and presenter, and has worked with a broad cross section of cultures and people. Bill recognizes how important a Baptism or Naming ceremony is to you as a family, and his goal is to try to make it exceed all your expectations and needs.

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Gisele Savard-Lalonde

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Gisele Savard-Lalonde

Having graduated with a Masters in Pastoral Theology, Gisèle has a special place in her heart to celebrate baptisms. As a wedding officiant since 2007, this caring person has baptised the babies of some of the couples she married. If you want your baby or even yourself to be baptised and blessed in a special ceremony which includes a certificate to welcome you in the Christian family, Gisèle is the one to contact for this special celebration. It is not a job for her to baptise, it is a privilege.

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Baptism Stories

The welcoming ceremony had a personal quality, with the beautiful poem and readings, that made it special for us as parents. The extra TLC you added to the ceremony made it extra special. You were warm and friendly, organized and thoughtful and we would have you back anytime! Thanks again for a wonderful memory!

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