Baptism Officiants in North York, ON

Kim Adeney

Kim Adeney

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Congratulations on the new addition to your family! Kim who lives in Markham, would be deeply honoured to be part of this exciting, pivotal moment in your lives. From backyards to banquet halls, surrounded by a small group of loved ones to hundreds of family and friends, she draws on the experience of working with may families, from beginning to end. 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 have always dreamed of. As a career event planner, she can also help you with your ceremony. Skilled with traditional, modern, formal and relaxed ceremonies. You will be in very caring, experienced and professional hands with Kim. - Kim was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Markham’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards.

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Janice Meighan

Janice Meighan

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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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David Rebelo

David Rebelo

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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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Danielle Ingster

Danielle Ingster

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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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Sean Hillman

Sean Hillman

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Sean has his B.A. in East Asian Studies, his M.A. in Religion/Bioethics and is working on his PhD. Residing in downtown Toronto, he is a bedside caregiver and was an ordained Buddhist monk, practicing in Canada and India. Sean would be honoured to conduct the type of ceremony you wish for your child; either a Baptism, Naming ceremony or Welcoming ceremony. Although not fluent, he has proficiency in Tibetan and French and can read Hindi, allowing for scripted portions of ceremonies in these languages. Sean is also very active in the local music scene as a professional musician and concert promoter, and holds annual benefits for the Heart and Stroke and Breast Cancer Foundations. He enjoys travelling with his wife, biking, swimming, photography and cooking. He is committed to helping parents and their families have the ceremony they will remember.

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Mimi Lee

Mimi Lee

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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.

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Baptism Stories

It was such a wonderful service. We have received so many compliments from our friends and family about the baptism, many saying it was the best Baptism ceremony they have ever been to. Thank you very much for everything. We will definitely do the same type of service for our future children. Jennifer Dobson

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