Rev Cecilia Penner, B.Sc.,(MCMaster). B.Ed. (Queens).

As an Appointed Designated Minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church, I now reside in Victoria. I serve both south Vancouver Island, and the Gulf Islands. Prior to the ministry I was in the teaching profession. I’m excited to officiate over this important day in your life! I have witnessed many milestones, the most memorable and poignant being wedding ceremonies. I embrace all manner of legal ceremonies with joy and total inclusion. I am an experienced public speaker, comfortable with all sizes of groups and venues, and any variety of bridal party (including pets). I am committed to making your ceremony meaningful and authentic. In my personal life, I enjoy fiber arts, voice-over pursuits and my silly parrot.

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Areas served

Brentwood Bay, Central Saanich, Cobble Hill, Colwood, East Sooke, Esquimalt, Highlands, Langford, Malahat, Metchosin, Mill Bay, North Saanich, Oak Bay, Point No Point, Shawnigan Lake, Shirley, Sidney, Sooke, Victoria, View Royal.


Paris & Jamie
Cecilia Penner was an amazing officiant. We are a young couple who went through a long year of people telling us “marriage is hard... marriage is work... marriage is NO FUN!” But right away she saw the love my now husband and I shared and understood what we needed right away. We wanted a quick ceremony and it was just that! She was personable, with a great sense of humour, and could really relate. We were going in blind with the wedding planning, and she was very understanding. I would recommend Cecilia to anybody, anyway, anywhere! Paris & Jamie Oct 2018
Matthew & Allyson
Cecilia Penner was amazing. She was available last minute the morning of the rehearsal and she said she would be happy to fill in. With less than a day's notice, she lead the rehearsal and the ceremony with such amazing poise and grace that I knew the universe had done me a favor by putting us in her hands. She saved my nerves and our wedding in my eyes. I will be forever grateful to her and the love she showed us on our special day. Matthew & Allyson Oct 2018