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Naming Ceremony

Often arranged to coincide with a child’s first birthday.

A Naming Ceremony for your baby, a child or even an adult is a ‘welcome’ into the wider family unit, circle of friends and the broader community.

It is considered one of ‘Life’s Celebrations’.

As humans, we all identify with our name; we give it importance and meaning because it belongs to us. 


Celebrating this occasion is a wonderful opportunity for family and friends to gather and for those people special in the life of the individual to be named,

to support and guide this person on their journey through life.


I would be delighted to help you to celebrate this wonderful event in your family member’s life by creating a meaningful and personalised ceremony. I have many ideas, and great many readings and poems for you to consider.


A souvenir Naming Certificate will be presented for the special person and also, I have Certificates for Godparents or ‘Guardians’ or others as required. I would welcome you inquiry through my contact page.



“Brian, thank you for a lovely service for Jack’s naming day. The sun was shining................, Thank you for being a part of our wonderful day”.  Carissa and Mark


“Thank you Brian for such a wonderful naming ceremony for our beautiful girls. We are so pleased you were able to be our Celebrant again after your wonderful ceremony for our wedding.”  Melissa and James


“Thank you for your delightful and meaningful ceremony for Ruby and Toby’s naming day. Everyone was so happy and it was a perfect day. Thanks again."  Donna and Michael 

Renewing Your Commitment 

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Maybe you are a couple who had a simple civil marriage ceremony in a Registry or Government Office with little fanfare.


Now you would like to re-dedicate yourselves with a renewal of your marriage vows, this time in the presence of your family and friends with all the excitement with a ceremony and a ‘wedding reception’.


I would be pleased to prepare a ceremony for such a special occasion.

Renewal of Marriage Vows 

Perhaps you are a couple who wish to re-affirm their marriage vows after a period of time together, whether it is a few years or many I can prepare a memorable ceremony for you.


Many couples decide to renew their Marriage Vows on a significant anniversary, if this is you, congratulations!  What a great opportunity to celebrate this wonderful milestone in your life and a great opportunity to refresh your commitment to each other.

You have perhaps added a family and they can all play a part in your celebration. Or your nieces, nephews or grandchildren can all be included to make it a special celebration.


Let me help you

Let me assist you to create your Renewal of Vows Ceremony just the way you want it, making it personal and relevant to you, and memorable for your family and your guests.


I would welcome hearing from you through my contact page.


“Hi Brian, thank you for helping us renew our marriage vows. It was great to have such a formal occasion with family and friends. It was like a ‘fresh new wedding’, thank you so much.”  Jia and Martin


“Hi, Ada and I want to say thank you for your wonderful ceremony for our renewal of our vows. We had married earlier in the Registry Office” and our new ceremony was just great. Thank you, thank you.”  Ada and David. 


“Brian, we were so happy to have you as our Celebrant for our ceremony. Your attention to our every need was great and the day was such a great memory.”  Selina and Roger

Commitment or Civil Union Ceremony

A Commitment Ceremony or Civil Union is a celebration of a couples’ public affirmation of their love and commitment to each other where a legal marriage may not be possible due to varying circumstances.

Some examples –

1. Occasionally a couple will need a Commitment Ceremony as they had not appreciated to timeframe for a Marriage Ceremony and could not secure a shortening of time.  

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2. It is also for couples believing in their genuine commitment to each other, not requiring the legal institution of marriage to make it official.

3. There are also many wonderful couples who cannot legally marry but want a public affirmation of their relationship, and I am here to help with a ceremony honouring your commitment.


I can help

As a Marriage and Civil Celebrant, let me design your meaningful ceremony to celebrate your love and commitment to a shared future. It will be written according to your preferences, including bonding rituals, such as a ‘Tying the Knot’ or Rose Ceremony, with appropriate readings, poems and a blessing. 

I would welcome your inquiry.



“We cannot thank you enough for your wonderful service in giving us a ceremony that was appreciated by everyone. Having a Commitment Ceremony allowed us to publicly show our love and dedication. Thank you again Brian.”  Kellie and Brett


“Brian, we greatly appreciated all your dedication in providing us such a memorable ceremony for our Civil Union. Thank you so much.”  Liza and Kevin


“Thank you Brian for helping us with a Commitment Ceremony before our official wedding. We had not realised the time required for marriage and our guests were not disappointed as it was a wonderful ceremony.”  Henry and Hye


Naming Ceremony
Vow Renewals
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Commitment Ceremony
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