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Our Wedding Celebration - Wedding Officiants is a wedding officiant service based in Kitchener, Ontario. This team of professional and licensed officiants is here to provide meaningful ceremony services tailored to each couple’s unique story. Their goal is to help and support to-be-weds from the planning stages through to exchanging vows at the end of the aisle.

Services Offered

Our Wedding Celebration - Wedding Officiants provides complimentary consultations for engaged couples looking to design a memorable ceremony. These experts are delighted to incorporate a wide variety of traditions into nuptial ceremonies. The team carefully compose each ceremony according to the couple’s values and tastes. Our Wedding Celebration - Wedding Officiants offers planning meetings throughout the experience to ensure all services match the clients’ vision. Furthermore, the officiants are also available to assist the soon-to-be newlyweds with obtaining their marriage license.

Frequently asked questions

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Civil union
Single religion
Interfaith ceremony
Vow renewal
Ceremony rehearsal

What services do you provide?

Allow couple' own vows
Premarital counseling

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

What is the starting price for your wedding services?


Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?


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100% Recommended by couples

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22 reviews
Karla Sent on 08/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Super Reliable and accommodating!

Richard was super quick to respond to my messages. He was able to hop on a quick phone call to give me some options, as my fiance and I needed to hire an officiant last minute
(2 months before the day). He was very responsive and accommodating. He was on time, friendly and professional. He made our small, and simple legal ceremony very special and we’d recommend him to any family/ friends who need him!😊 Thank you Richard!
Jazmin P. Sent on 24/02/2023
4.8 out of 5 rating

Friendly and funny

Richard was great. Showed up on time, made the process super easy, made us feel comfortable, and very sweet and friendly
Amanda L. Sent on 03/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

A beautiful day come true

Thank you for being a part of our wedding celebration. You were excellent at accommodating our requests and beliefs. 10/10 We would recommend Richard Kaufman for anyone looking for a great Officiant.

Thanks again,
Amanda & Curtis
Nicole R. Sent on 12/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Best Experience!

It can be a little daunting trying to find someone to officiate your wedding ceremony, especially when they're a stranger. However, Richard felt like a friend from the beginning — he is so knowledgeable, warm, kind and genuine. We had no idea how to structure a secular ceremony, but Our Wedding Celebration included a thorough planner to help. Richard went above and beyond; he took the time to get to know us, fielded every question we had (and responded super quickly), and accommodated the last minute changes we had to make. Ceremonies can be emotional and a little nerve-wracking but Richard made us feel calm, confident and supported. We're so thrilled he reworked his schedule to accommodate our ceremony; it wouldn't have been the same without his presence and guidance. Thank you, Richard!
Cassandra Sent on 28/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Make Them a Part of Your Celebrations

I would highly recommend Richard at Our Wedding Celebrations!

He was very responsive in returning our emails and as we were from out of town met with us virtually and via phone and was very open with wedding requirements and the packages he offered.

He was very good at keeping things on schedule and guiding us through the ceremony in a calm and collected manor.

Thank you so much Richard!
Adele M. Sent on 13/08/2021
4.8 out of 5 rating

Great officiant

Richard was a wonderful officiant and we would recommend him to future couples getting married! He was quick to respond and flexible with changes that we made to our day :)
Zara S. Sent on 13/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful officiant

My husband and I hired Richard after reading reviews of her services on wedding wire. After having our first zoom consultation we felt that he was the best fit to be our officiant. We had such great feedback after the wedding from our friends and family regarding the ceremony. We highly recommend Richard if you are looking for an officiant. He kept in touch with us leading up to the wedding and was quick and answering our questions.
Kristen Sent on 14/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Officiant

Richard was great. He helped answer any questions we had, helped ensure all the paperwork was in order, and helped us decide how we wanted our ceremony to go/what to include.
The website provided to help plan was great and gave us a ton of ideas on what we wanted to include or leave out. Richard was welcoming and honoured our choices and provided guidance where requested.
He was everything we were looking for in an officiant, and we are very happy we hired him!
Amanda P. Sent on 30/12/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Richard was AMAZING!

Made the wedding ceremony perfect! Also helped us out through the whole planning process and so many options and directions to make it fit to us and our big day!
Kayla N. Sent on 18/11/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Simply Amazing!

Richard was amazing, not only did he go above and beyond our expectations but he blew our family and friends away, we had a small private ceremony and it was everything I wanted and more. We can't thank him enough for everything he did for us. This is a weird time we are all in with covid, but Richard made sure our wedding felt perfect.
I highly recommend using Kettle Creek Weddings.
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Meet the team

Richard Kaufman
Richard Kaufman
Life Celebration Specialist | Regional Director

I am blessed to be doing something I truly love doing!

My goal for your wedding ceremony is that it captures the essence of your relationship and life-journey.

I will put my heart and soul into delivering a unique, personal and memorable wedding ceremony that you will cherish for many years to come!


PS - I also offer End of Life Celebrations (Funerals) and New Life Celebrations

Aubrey Botha
Aubrey Botha
Sr. Wedding Officiant

I have been performing wedding ceremonies....forever!

I want every ceremony to be unique and special for the couple.

I am easy going, and think that a little humour can break the tension of the moment!

I believe that your wedding ceremony should be intimate, funny and sentimental. I am very sensitive to the nature of the day, so my part of the ceremony is very flexible.

I encourage you to write your own vows, it adds so much more personality to the ceremony and makes the day truly magical!

I want your wedding day to be a blessed and joyous experience!


Brenda Halloran
Brenda Halloran
Wedding Officiant

I am passionate about your wedding ceremony!

I am also passionate about life! I will bring all my life-experience to help you create a truly remarkable wedding ceremony.


PS - Brenda in a very modest person. She has a wealth of life experience that makes her a great Wedding Officiant! Brenda served as the Mayor of the City of Waterloo from 2006 to 2014. She is an inspiration to women (and men), a community volunteer and advocate for many charities and causes throughout the Region of Waterloo. Brenda is a true romantic and she will bring her magic to your day!
Richard - Regional Director
Kettle Creek Weddings - Waterloo Region & Guelph

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Kitchener/Waterloo N2V 2N3 Kitchener (Ontario)

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