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Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA

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Congratulations on your upcoming wedding!

I'm here to ensure your wedding ceremony is exactly what you hoped for. Please contact me to discuss how I can help you create your perfect wedding day.

Services:

Basic Ceremony - $350

• A simple yet tasteful ceremony for smaller gatherings
• Communication with you to plan and arrange the ceremony
• Assistance with writing personal vows and a customized portion in the ceremony about you if requested
• A copy of the wedding ceremony as a keepsake

Personalized Ceremony - $450

• A ceremony that is carefully and meticulously planned with you and/or the wedding consultant
• Completely personalized ceremony with the couple having full "creative control" over the ceremony
• Ongoing support and communication throughout the wedding preparation period
• A copy of the personalized wedding ceremony as a keepsake

Elopement Ceremony - $275

• A tasteful and memorable legal ceremony with just the couple and their two witnesses.
• A copy of the wedding ceremony as a keepsake

Ceremonies include:

• Officiating the ceremony on your wedding day
• An OHS Marriage Certificate signed by the Officiant and the two witnesses
• Completing the marriage license and filing it with the Registrar General of Ontario

Highlights

Wedding Types

Civil union, non-religious, vow renewal, ceremony rehearsal

Officiant Services

Licensed, allow couple' own vows

Religious Affiliations

No denomination

Wedding Services Starting Price

$250

More information

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$100

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    Migena X. Married on 15/05/2022
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    Happy experience!

    It was indeed our pleasure to have Mr. Kerry in our special day! I thank him so much for taking perfect care of our moments on our ceremony!
    Mr. Kerry was very professional, reliable, valuable, so helpful and a person i will always fully trust.
    It was a day to remember forever!

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you Megi for your very kind comments. It was such a pleasure to meet you and the family. And of course Royce! And if it wasn't for Royce, well who knows if this wedding would have ever come about. I wish you all the best.
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    Patrick P. Married on 05/11/2021
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    A great officiant

    Kerry was very professional and left a lasting positive impression. We asked him we wanted a simple yet elegant wedding and he delivered beyond expectations. Kerry gave us a list of vows to recite during the wedding and he was patient with us with all the timing and prep and planning prior to the wedding day. We are both happy to have had Kerry be a vital part of this joyous occasion

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you very much for your generous comments. It was truly an honour to officiate at your wedding. And your MC did an amazing job tying everything together which made my job even easier. I wish you all the best!
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    Lindsey K. Married on 16/10/2021
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    Wonderful Experience

    We were very nervous about choosing an officiant, but as soon as we met Kerry we knew he was going to be perfect. Kerry took the time to get to know us & our relationship which allowed for a very personalized ceremony. He was very flexible and helped us created something custom that suited what we pictured for our big day. Thank you Kerry!

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you Lindsey for your very kind comments! The wedding gods certainly smiled on you both even if the weather gods were a little grumpy. It was wonderful meeting you and your guests. I wish you all the best in your new life together.
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    Nestor D. Married on 05/09/2021
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    100% recommended

    After many months of waiting during COVID-19 lockdowns and long process times when we finally managed to obtain the marriage license we thought that we would no longer be able to get an officiant to get married we found Kerry. The only person out of five that I contacted, from the beginning we saw the great person that he is, as a professional and also a human being with a super flexibility and kindness he helped us to fulfill our goal. Advise us at all times even during the wedding ceremony making everything so easy and bearable.

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you so much Nestor for your kind review. It was great meeting you both and I'm glad everything came together so well. I know it was a challenge to make sure all the details were in place in time. I wish you both the very best in the future.
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    Ashley T. Married on 27/08/2021
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    Absolutely amazing

    We cannot thank Kerry enough for the amazing service he provided for us. He went above and beyond our expectations for our small and intimate ceremony. We had to make a very last minute venue change and was able to acquire his services for our ceremony in super short notice. He was absolutely wonderful to work with and we highly recommend his services !

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you so much for your generous comments. It was a wonderful day and I was honoured to Officiate. You couldn't have asked for a better venue and of course the picture perfect couple completed the picture perfect day. I wish you both all the best!
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    Ethan H. Married on 14/08/2021
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    Simple, intimate and powerful ceremony

    Kerry was everything we wanted as an officiant to our wedding and more. We wanted a very simple and private ceremony, with just us and three guests and witnesses, in an unassuming and COVID-safe outdoor location. Kerry imbued our oaths with meaning in his beautifully written and carefully delivered Humanist ceremony.

    Kerry’s words, and the vows he had us repeat, encompassed both the significance of the love between us, and the weight of this love before our friends, family and society. He endowed our very simple and small ceremony with enormous meaning, and we are forever thankful to him for that. He also gave us a beautifully printed little transcript of our ceremony, so we can revisit the words exchanged that day. We highly recommend Kerry as an officiant to any significant ceremony, large or small- he will approach it with the care and humanity it deserves.

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you for your very kind words. It was an honour and joy to officiate at your wedding. And I thought the venue worked perfectly for the ceremony. I wish you both the very best!

    Kerry.
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    Claudine C. Married on 01/08/2021
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    Professional and caring

    Kerry was amazing. He took notes from our very first call and incorporated them into our ceremony. He discussed what we wanted and what we didn’t want. Short and sweet ceremony which is exactly the way we wanted it. Would not hesitate to recommend him!

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank-you so much for your tribute. It was a wonderful day and a spectacular venue! I bragged to everyone about the venue. I wish you both all the best. "Let's go Blue Jays!"

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    Monika B. Married on 25/06/2022
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    The BEST Officiant

    I am so thankful we chose Kerry to be our officiant. He as incredible to work with and gave such a beautiful ceremony. All of our guest commented on how much they enjoyed his service and how lovely it was. Kerry was always quick to reply to our questions and gave helpful tips and advice along the way. I highly recommend him!

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thank you so much for your very kind comments! And I loved the sign your little ring-bearers carried down the aisle proclaiming that they were still single! It was a wonderful ceremony and your guests were so welcoming. I wish you all the best!
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    Carl K. Married on 18/06/2022
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    You can't go wrong with Kerry!

    Kerry is lovely, thoughtful, kind and knowledgeable. We thought he struck just the right balance in our ceremony between being light-hearted and approachable, while also being professional with a touch of gravitas. I would use him again -- but I hope the day never comes when I need him!

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thanks Carl. It was a beautiful day even if the tech gremlins were a little busy. And I concur that I would be quite happy for you not to use my services personally again. I wish you all the best!
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    Rachelle C. Married on 26/03/2022
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    Kerry was great!

    Kerry was very flexible and responsive. He was also sweet and informative and helped us celebrate our special day in our home just the way we envisioned. We would highly recommend him to any couple looking to get hitched in Ontario. 🖤

    Kerry Bowser - Your Celebration Officiant in the GTA's reply:

    Thanks Rachelle. I was honoured to officiate your special day. And I was glad that what I was wearing was able to fit into both of your "themes" for the wedding ceremony. I wish you both all the best!

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Kerry Bowser
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Nice to meet you!

For over 20 years, I have been officiating at wedding ceremonies, funeral and memorial services, child naming and rites of passage ceremonies and providing customized memorial and life celebrations in a non-religious setting. I have spent my life working in the Human Service sector and believe passionately that every person can make a positive difference in the world.

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