Thank you for contacting this 5-star officiating service that has been voted # for two years in a row! Garry Francis Officiating Services is located in Greater Toronto Area. Garry has vast experience in providing officiant services for unique,remote,urban,suburban and out of town venues. Garry is a Life Celebration Specialist which means he is able to handle all your significant milestone moments from "the womb to the tomb!". Garry is a "people person" who can handle his client’s special moments from their engagement right up to the wedding day. He is proudly and fiercly committed to excellence, quality, and individuality.
He has more than 30 years of experience officiating various types of weddings such as civil, religious, non-religious, and culturally diverse ceremonies. He is also a licensed facilitator with Enrich Canada, which ensures he has the ability to navigate and guide the journey of relationships as a pre-marriage and post marriage coach.
Garry offers six packages: ("S" Packages "E" Packages & Doucments Signing) Listed below are some of the services from each package:
Customized vows are also provided by Garry. He provides officiant services for the following faith groups:
Your Wedding Officiant Garry Francis is a certified facilitator with Prepare/Enrich Canada Inc. Enrich Canada is a national organization that has helped prepared couples for married life and have enriched the marriages of couples for decades.
Marriage preparation can help couples enhance their strengths, clarify expectations, identify areas needing change, learn and practice communication and conflict resolution skills, and develop more emotional and sexual intimacy. With attention and effort, most couples can create a strong relationship that will safeguard them against the inevitable strains of modern life. Look no further! He is your wedding specialist for your milestone moment!
81 Reviews for Garry Francis Officiating Services
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Morgan James · Married on 14/09/2019
Garry is amazing! Highly recommended.
Garry was amazing! From the consultation right up to the wedding, he was incredible. For the rehearsal, Garry made everything seem very straight forward and stress free for us. He even brought up a few excellent points we never would have thought of. On the day of our ceremony, Garry was extremely punctual. He showed up ready to rock! He did an excellent job of keeping my husband calm, confident and excited for the ceremony to start. We can't thank Garry enough for his beautiful words, the service and everything else he did for us to make our day even more special! Highly, highly recommend Garry.Sent on 19/09/2019
Garry Francis Officiating Services's reply:It was my pleasure and a great delight to officiate for Morgan & Matthew! Their venue setting in beautiful Bowmanville was an incredible spot and worked perfect for their big day. Their ceremony was filled with so much laughter...I was still laughing after the ceremony. Wishing them a life time of happiness and may they stay together forever!
Hilary Bryce · Married on 17/08/2019
We had Garry for our wedding in August and chose his ‘Document Signing’ package as we had a family member perform the ceremony on the day. Garry was very professional and ensured all the legal requirements were met for our marriage. He was very pleasant to deal with in the lead-up to the day and I would highly recommend him for others looking for an officiant.Sent on 22/11/2019
Garry Francis Officiating Services's reply:Hilary & Timothy had a picture perfect wedding in a marvelous venue! It was such a pleasure to serve this couple. Enjoy married life and my you stay together forever!
Kristin Towns · Married on 26/07/2019
Garry was wonderful to work with and ran a great ceremony. He checked in with us a few times leading up to the wedding, and the ceremony was exactly what we were looking for. It was a great experience overall :)Sent on 14/08/2019
Garry Francis Officiating Services's reply:Kristin & Edward's wedding went off with precision timing and quality. Nothing was left to chance! It was very obvious that this couple planned a perfect day...and it turned out perfect! I also must mention that their venue was stunning and a great find! It was an absolute joy to stand with Kristin & Edward for their special day. May they stay together forever!
Tamara R. · Married on 30/12/2018
Garry is A-One!
Garry was an awesome officiant. He was extremely organized and professional from the get-go, delivering the short, sweet and simple ceremony that we hoped for. We would recommend him with no hesitation. Thanks for making our day memorable!Sent on 01/03/2019
Garry Francis Officiating Services's reply:I still vividly remember your wedding on Dec. 30th 2018! The entire event was absolutely beautiful! The bride was beautiful, the venue was awesome and Sean was one of the coolest grooms I've ever encountered. You are Sean are a "top shelf" couple made for each other! Enjoy married life!
Rachel Newby · Married on 18/08/2018
From the very first interaction my husband and I had with Garry, we knew he was the officant we wanted for the wedding. He was professional, expereinced in the industry and was such an incredible help with organzing our ceremony.Sent on 01/09/2018
With Garry we got to customize our entire ceremony. He had great content to chose from but he also allowed us to add in anything we wanted (readings, poems, etc.) to make our ceremony meaningful.
Garry totally took charge of the rehersal with a relaxed and calm demeanor. He made my husband and I feel listened to and he helped us get our wedding party all on the same page with the ceremony. Garry walked through the rehersal as many times as I (the bride) needed, he made it very clear that if I wasnt happy with something we could change it.
On our wedding day, Garry was perfect, he showed up in a suit and tie, with lots of time to spare and made sure my husband and I were absolutely ready before we began the ceremony. He ran the ceremony perfectly, he lightened the mood up after our sappy vows and gave our guests the lovliest ceremony to witness.
If there is one thing I can say about Garry its that I never had to worry about him. As a bride there were a million things running through my head for like a whole year before the wedding; but with Garry, I never had to send a dreaded "follow up email" or have to worry about if he'd be on time for the rehersal or ceremony. He was so incredibly easy to work with.
With Garry you dont just get an officiant, you get someone who truely cares about you and will go the extra mile to make your wedding day exactly how you want it to be. He is worth every penny, he made our ceremony one-of-a-kind and I cant thank him enough for that.
Garry Francis Officiating Services's reply:Wow!! What an amazing review!! Rachel & Eric's wedding was spectacular!! It was in a superb setting for a superb couple! Their personal vows were absolutely incredible! It was truly my honour to serve this couple and their families! It was a dream to work with Rachel & Eric...their organization made my job very easy and enjoyable! Rachel & Eric I have these words for you: Thank you for an awesome experience! Enjoy married life!
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I have vast experience providing officiant services for couples in unique,remote,urban,suburban and out of town venues. I've been married to his lovely wife Sandra since 1988. We celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary last year in England and Europe. I simple love officiting weddings for couples of every culture. I'm also a certified Life Celebration Specialist which means I'm able to handle all your significant milestone moments from "the womb to the tomb!". I'm first and foremost a "people person"and I love being in the moment for your significant life moments! I guarantee the utmost personal care for all my clients from our first contact right up to the wedding day. I proudly offer the five star officiating service to each and every couple and I'm fiercly committed to excellence, quality, and individuality.
Your Associate Officiant
I am a fully trained, equipped and licensed officiant and life celebration professional with many years experience and many happy patrons. I am a gifted public and motivational speaker. I have a passion for bringing our the best in people and the best for their special occasions. I wear many hats because I believe life is meant to be lived to the fullest and that our gifts can be used in many arenas. There is never a dull moment. I am a fully licenced officiant who provides life touching services for various life milestone events. I am a Mary Kay Director and a TDSB teacher. I look forward to helping make your day all you dream it to be!
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