Meet the team

Ordained Ministers / Licenced Wedding Officiants
Wedding Officiant in Burlington

Rev. Dennis Curley

Rev. Dennis Curley has a background as a professional television Director/Producer and as a former broadcasting director/instructor for a well known Canadian Christian Television network.

He is currently working on his doctorate in Chaplaincy/ Counselling.

Rev. Dennis combines his many talents together with his passion for theatre, acting and directing to bring a sense of style, flair and drama to all the ceremonies he officiates.

Registered Marriage Officiant

Maryla Syta

Maryla Syta is a registered wedding officiant who is bilingual and fluent in English and Polish. She can also officiate in Spanish.

Maryla is well liked by our couples for her charming, upbeat and accommodating personality.

Mark-Zelinski

Mark Zelinski

About Mark Zelinski: Mark Zelinski trained as an artist and a designer, and graduated as the top student of OCAD in 1979. His diverse career as a professional photographer has taken him across 80 countries, with clients ranging from The National Film Board of Canada to Panasonic. He is also a publisher, writer, painter, filmmaker and winner of the Canadian Governor General’s Medal. Zelinski is best known for his “Books That Heal” initiative – donating 7,000 copies of his photography books to 100 worldwide charities. His nine internationally acclaimed photography books include forewords by HRH Prince Philip, The Honourable Lincoln Alexander, HRH Prince Andrew, AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau. www.MarkZelinski.com

Reverend Ted Vance Wedding Officiant

Rev. Ted Vance

When you see Rev. Ted Vance in his clergy robes, couples are shocked to find out that Rev. Ted loves, football, golf, fast cars and classic rock.

Rev. Ted changed careers in mid-life, leaving a highly successful executive career in order to become an ordained United Church minister. He currently pastors Glen Abbey United Church in Oakville.

He strives to ensure that your wedding will be beautiful, low-stress, engaging and unexpectedly enjoyable for you and your guests.

Reverend jim Matz

Jim Matz

Jim Matz is a licenced wedding officiant who has been officiating weddings with us for several years.

A former teacher, Jim officiates his weddings with meticulous attention to detail while putting his couples at ease.

PHOTOGRAPHIC CREDITS:

A special thank you to photographer Mark Zelinski for supplying so many of the wedding photos used on this website.

Mark is a holder of the Canadian Governor General’s Medal, the official photographer of the world-wide “Outward Bound” program as well as the author of many internationally acclaimed photography books which have raised money for some 100 charities globally.

His most recent photography publications are, “Heart of Turtle IslandThe Niagara Escarpment” and “Canada’s Royal Garden” (The Royal Botanical Gardens.)

He is also a gifted wedding photographer who can be reached at website www.markzelinski.com

A special thank you to Rasha and Bryan and Piper Studios (Mississauga) www.piperstudios.com for letting us use their wonderful engagement portrait which begins our website.

Likewise, special thanks to Mike Cheliak, www.mikecheliak.com and to Al and Cindy for letting us use their spectactular “Just Married” photo.

A special thanks to Frances Morency Photography, www.FrancesMorency.com for the great picture of Jim Matz.