Baptism Officiants in Toronto, ON

Janice Meighan

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Janice Meighan

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.

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Naomi Tyrrell

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Naomi Tyrrell

Naomi has been with Ontario Baptisms since 2007. She was formerly a Unitarian Chaplain, making her very comfortable in any ceremonial situation whether it be a Welcoming ceremony or a Baptism. When Naomi welcomes a baby into the community she can help the family create a meaningful ceremony using elements of any faith background. In a baby naming, blessing or dedication we recognize the influence and responsibility of all the friends and family members that will help this child to become a loving, responsible and caring adult. In her spare time she loves to sing and bird watch. To include Naomi in your special day, simply request her services.

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Robb  McDonald

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Robb McDonald

Robb was recently voted the prestigious Wedding Industry Expert's award contest as the 'Best Ceremony Celebrant' in Toronto and across Canada. Robb, an Etobicoke resident, has a high regard for others and their feelings. His engaging personality and amazing sense of humour enables people - including strangers - to feel very welcome and comfortable when working with him. Through his empathy, dedication to detail and persuasive leadership, he will make the planning and execution of your non-denominational naming ceremony or your spiritual Baptism ceremony a real pleasure. His strong spirituality, combined with a great attention to detail, make him a most sought-after celebrant. His compassionate and non-judgmental approach and unique outlook on life and love will ensure that he will help create a wonderful welcoming ceremony for parents to remember forever. Robb is fluently bilingual in English and French. Spend a few moments talking with Robb and see for yourself.

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Danielle Ingster

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Danielle Ingster

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.

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David Rebelo

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David Rebelo

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.

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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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