Our Graduated Ministers

Important links for our Ontario Ministers

Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry (CIMM) Website

Ontario Marriage Act

Our Graduated Ministers

Rev. Diane Pearson

CIMM - Executive Director, Ontario

Rev. Diane Pearson is the CIMM’s Executive Director of Ontario. She also heads The Rising Sun Sanctuary, Our Sacred Light.

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Rev. Lynne Offwood

Senior Minister

Rev. Lynne is a certified Reiki Master/Teacher registered with the Canadian Reiki Association. She teaches all levels of Usui Reiki, offers healing sessions and practice groups. Rev. Lynne facilitates meditation classes, women’s healing circles and teaches a series of crystal workshops.

As a licensed spiritual minister she offers services for spiritual weddings, baby naming, passage of life ceremonies and counseling. Rev. Lynne’s passion in life is to assist people on their journey to find peace, love and joy.

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Rev. Laura Stangret

Senior Minister

Laura is a fully trained and licensed Ordained Minister specializing in fashionable, traditional, spiritual & standard ceremonies. She’s genuine, enthusiastic and committed to creating memories by presiding over the ceremony you’re envisioning. Her friendly, relaxed and spontaneous nature immediately makes each and everyone feel comfortable.

Laura’s thirty five years of professional counseling experience is also a beneficial source of heartfelt assurance and inspiring confidence to each and every person, as they know that they are in the hands of an accomplished officiant that understands and cares.

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Rev. Gerald Taillefer

Rev. Gerald offers Natural Transformational Therapy by private appointment. This is a gentle but very effective healing modality for people who are ready to make the needed shift, allowing for a radiant new life to come into fruition.

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Rev. Angela Dakogiannis

Rev. Angela practices intuitive Feng Shui, Energy Space Healing, Numerology, Life Coaching and channels Sacred Geometry symbols used for manifesting and healing.

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Rev. Tade (Teddy) Credgeur

Rev. Tade (Teddy) Credgeur has provided hundreds of multi-faith/multi-cultural, same-sex, and secular ceremonies to couples as a licensed Wedding Officiant. As a member of the Toronto Interfaith Council, she honours the needs, intentions, and personal expressions of couples to create a ceremony that is the truest expression of them and the traditions they wish to infuse into their special day in any setting including parks, cafes, or even in the privacy of home or a backyard. She was a World Pride Wedding Officiant for the largest mass wedding in North America, and continues to be a proud supporter of marriage equality.

Tade has mastered the art of wedding ceremony and truly feels it is her gift to others as she serves couples announcing their love and commitment in the presence of family and friends.


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Rev. Alicja Aratyn

For over three decades Rev. Alicja Aratyn touched the lives of thousands of people around the world through her metaphysics-based teachings, motivational speeches and inspirational lectures about self and spiritual development. She also heals and consults to help people bringing their lives to the next level of awareness.

"I will be delighted and proud to assist you with all ceremonies we go through over our lifetime: from Baptism, through Marriage to Funerals, all Sacred Ceremonies will be performed in very personal and intimate ways".

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Rev. Christine Miokovic

Rev. Christine Miokovic is an Angel Guidance and Healing Practitioner and has a private practice in Toronto.

She has been holding monthly Healing Circles and has a deep connection with Archangels and Ascended Masters.

Rev. Christine channels messages of healing through the chakra system as a Rainbow Energy Healing Practitioner, as well as a certified Sacred Angel Walk Facilitator.

Rev. Christine is now called to continue her journey of Light by bringing love to any ceremony that draws people together. Whether it is to celebrate a union, new beginning or to honour a passing, she brings the Divine with her to share blessings and to unite the commonality of our essence.

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Rev. Louise Vigneault

Rev. Louise Vigneault has been a student of White Light Energy for more than three decades and through her study, she found her calling by becoming a Reiki Master/Teacher. Along all these years, she has acquired many other designations such as Therapeutic Touch Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner, Life Coach, Touch for Health and Integrated Energy Therapy Teacher. She has been practicing yoga for over 40 years and has been a yoga teacher for more than 15 years.

Rev. Louise Vigneault love to help people succeed in life. She has been an inspiration for many and has been coaching people so they can achieve what their heart desires.

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Rev. Susan Howson

Rev. Susan Howson, MA, CPCC, PCC, CHBC is a Family and Relationship Systems Coach, Author, Keynote Speaker, Humanitarian-Award Winner, International Coaches Federation PRISM award winner and finalist for Canadian Coach of the Year.

Susan is also the Creator of The Centre of Divine Love, Magnificent Creations Limitee and the Kids Coaching Connection program. Her commitment and passion for developing the Magnificence in others is evident in the products and services she has created. She has developed award winning products (Manifest Your Magnificence) that teach positive values and self esteem as well as the fully approved International Coach Federation ACSTH Kids Coaching Connection program that teaches coaching skills to people who work with and/or have kids.

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Rev. Sarah Hall

Rev. Sarah Hall is an artist and therapeutic arts facilitator living in the Toronto area. Sarah has been the Lead Facilitator for the Art for Cancer Foundation, now in it’s fifth year.

Through the use of Shamanic dancing, drumming, art-making, prayer, clay-work, myth and story, Sarah’s workshops explore ceremony as a portal for deep living.

Sarah has studied at Arscura - School of Living Art, the Orphan Wisdom School of Living Deeply, and is now working to complete a degree in Fine Arts and Philosophy. Having travelled to Sedona to study shamanic dance and ritual, Sarah has also worked with Grammy Award winning musicians to create her own CD Heart of Desire, that is used exclusively by healers & therapists and in her own Dance Your Desire workshops. Sarah is co-founder of Gypsy Soul Studio, and along with fellow artist Amber Higgins, is excited to bring many of her on the road workshops to their new space this spring.

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Rev. Nancy Lewis

Rev. Nancy Lewis works in the Sutton/Georgina area. She brings 30 years experience to her active Skype and telephone counselling service. She is a level II Reiki practitioner.

As a newly ordained Minister she is very excited to be able to offer Wedding, Baptism and Memorial celebrations.

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Rev. Nita Paulo

Rev. Nita Paulo is an interfaith minister who honours all faiths. As the Founder and Director of Soul Light Healing Ministry, she is honoured to be of service and to work within your ceremonial tradition to create beautiful, rich moments for each of your life events.

Rev. Nita is a certified Medical Reiki Master, a certified Reiki Master Teacher, a certified Divine Healing Hands Soul Healer and an Axiatonal Alignment practitioner and instructor. Her ministry offers services as an officiant for weddings and renewal of vows, baptisms and naming ceremonies, funerals and memorial services and blessings of all kinds. She also offers a variety of workshops and courses on Meditation and EFT, Crystal Therapy Healing, Chakra Healing, Candle work, Axiatonal Alignment, and all levels of Reiki (Usui and Traditional Tibetan).

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