About Pastor Garth McFadden
Offering officiant services for both traditional and contemporary Christian weddings, Pastor Garth McFadden is based in Richmond, British Columbia. Pastor Garth works as both an officiant and a minister. He finds it extremely thrilling to stand in front of a couple as they begin their journey together. Garth is a fourth generation Minister. Before him, his father, grandfather, and great grandfather served as officiants in hundreds of ceremonies over the past century. He has married couples in places such as chapels, parks, homes, back yards, cruise ships, restaurants, and many more.
Pastor Garth McFadden was licensed and ordained with the Independent Assemblies of God in 1996. Since then, he has married more than 375 couples. He served in the ministry full time from 1994 to 2002. From 2002 to 2008, he also worked with a mission church where they helped the homeless and poor.
Pastor Garth is mobile and able to meet with couples beforehand to discuss all the details. Pre-marital counselling is also offered for couples. His service package includes the following:
Communion is also provided after the signing ceremony. Along with this, a unity candle ceremony is also performed. He also coaches couples and encourages them to write their own vows and can assist with the selection of poems and available vows.
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Angela · Married on 14/09/2019
We just got married on September 14 and Pastor Garth made our day incredibly special! Everything was perfect! The ceremony was touching, funny and full of sentiment. We could not be happier! We want to thank you so much for your beautiful words. Everybody was touched. We appreciate all of your efforts to help us have the wedding of our dreams. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts! You were a star! ❤️Sent on 06/10/2019
Pastor Garth McFadden's reply:Angela, thank you for your kinds words. It's my pleasure to be used by God at such an important life-event. Pastor Garth
Marie Lim · Married on 27/07/2019
Everything plus more!
Pastor Garth was the perfect choice. We had a Skype interview and discussed everything we were looking for. Our rehearsal was very thorough and he made sure we were comfortable before leaving. The ceremony was so beautiful. It was the perfect length of time, he included prayers and a communion for us and his words were so beautiful. Thank you Pastor Garth for making our day so memorableSent on 11/08/2019
Vida Thomson · Married on 16/09/2017
Pastor Garth made our wedding very special! He was quick to respond to all communications throughout the process. Our ceremony was extremely well-organized and an excellent length (not too long or too short). He also did a great job of balancing out the sincere and entertaining aspects of the ceremony. He is an excellent speaker and his readings are beautiful. We were quite nervous before the ceremony but felt that he had a calming effect during the ceremony. Many of our guests commented on how beautiful the ceremony was. Lastly, his pricing was extremely reasonable compared to many of our other options and we are so happy we chose Garth.Sent on 18/10/2017
LAURA LENZI · Married on 04/08/2018
Pastor Garth was amazing. I have the best picture of him making me laugh Sooo much at the ceremony! Just what I needed during the emotions! Thank you Pastor ! I wish you did baptisms too!Sent on 24/06/2014
Megan · Married on 17/06/2017
We had Garth officiate our wedding in June. He did an amazing job in performing our ceremony and all of our guests enjoyed his readings. He had a good balance of solemnity, with a few jokes here and there. He made us both feel very calm and relaxed and was also well prepared as he had a spare pen when we had forgotten ours! When emailing him, Garth was very punctual in his emails and with his communication with us. We would highly recommend Garth as we feel he was reasonably priced compared to many other officiants and he truly enjoys what he does, which really comes across in his ceremonies.Sent on 12/07/2017
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