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Curt Allison (he/him/his)

I believe in the power of ritual, and in particular those rituals that mark our lives in profound ways. Your wedding ceremony is one of those rituals that will shape and bless your life together. Every couple is different and brings a unique story to their wedding day. I believe your ceremony should reflect that and should be officiated by someone who wants to ensure your ceremony is as wonderful as you are.

As an ordained minister, I have been privileged to officiate many weddings over the years. Not only in churches, but I have officiated in parks, on the beach, inside homes and even on a ship. And while every couple is truly unique, the common denominator amongst all of these weddings is a sense of joy, blessing and celebration. 

From my very first wedding, I was hooked and consider it a huge honour to be a part of this incredible event in a couple’s life. I love witnessing a couple look into each other’s eyes and make their promises in front of their family and friends. That powerful sense of connection is the heart of the ceremony and it fills me with gratitude and joy every single time.

When I’m not officiating weddings, I work as a minister and I own a recruitment firm helping people find meaningful employment. Outside of work, I love spending time with my husband and our two miniature Dachshunds. Together, we love to watch US college football and basketball (I’m originally from the American South), listen to live music, and read books over red wine. 

After 15 years of marriage and 25 years together, my husband and I have learned to appreciate the things we have in common, while honouring and celebrating our differences. My wish for you is that you continue growing together in love, fully affirming and honouring one another through all of life’s journeys. I hope you make your home a place of happiness, beauty and joy in your love and support of one another. 

 

 

 

 

  • Curt was an amazing officiant for our wedding! He was so easy to work with, and really took the time to personalize his speech to our story. He was also completely open and flexible with anything we wanted to add or adjust. Our guests absolutely raved about him and how perfect our ceremony was. We will be recommending Curt and the YHM team to any of our friends who get engaged in the future!!

    Brit
  • So happy we left this part of our wedding in your organized hands. And Curt was wonderful, thoughtful, warm and personable as our officiant. Thanks again to your team.

    Deneen & Mark
  • Curt is an incredible guy – he is so thoughtful and personable and we are so grateful he was our officiant! Working with him and YH&M was so easy and putting together the ceremony was a really fun and collaborative experience. It ended up being everything we dreamed of and more – it was so beautiful and just felt like us. A big thank you to Curt and to YH&M for making our day extra special; we highly recommend!

    Elyssa & Tim
  • Amazing service! Our officiant, Curt Allison, was so friendly and warm; he almost felt like family on the day. The vow course that came with our package was so helpful I don’t think we could have managed to write our vows otherwise. Would happily recommend!
    Faye & Zach
  • My husband and I had a wonderful experience with YH&M! They have such great communication. Our officiant was Curt and he was the best! Everything went smoothly. Our requests were for the wedding ceremony to be inspiring and memorable, and to ensure that guests would feel like they are a part of it, not just as audience. And Curt made sure to tick those boxes! Curt is so personable! My husband and I really love him and his vibe. Additionally, the rest of the team at YH&M were all so organized and professional. They are definitely the best in the business. It’s been a pleasure working with them. We definitely recommend!

    Jewel & Goodee
  • We had the honor of having Curt from Young Hip & Married officiate our wedding. The team at Young Hip & Married was very accommodating with our last minute changes to both the guest count and venue. Curt was very helpful throughout the process and provided all information needed way ahead of time. I highly recommend the the team at Young Hip & Married. Thank you all for your support during our wedding!

    Brian & Pamela
  • Obviously an officiant is an essential part of any wedding day but YH&M and Curt ESPECIALLY made it all the more special. The process was easy and collaborative and we would easily recommend them to anyone thinking about getting married.

    Ana & Chris
  • Great experience with Curt on their team. Very easy to work with and professionalism was top notch.

    Matthew & Karina
  • Curt was absolutely amazing, and we were so thrilled to have him officiate our wedding! Curt was personable, accommodating and very supportive of our plans for the wedding. His ability to customize and personalize his speech to our story was outstanding and he really made this a collaborative experience. Thank you, Curt, for giving us such an amazing memory that we will hold on to forever!

    Cameron & Jacqueline
  • The team at YH&M were very helpful and accommodating as we planned our elopement. They made every effort to connect us with a queer officiant to give our ceremony some extra magic and did they ever deliver!

    Curt Allison personalized our ceremony to reflect our relationship and we will forever remember the love and care that he brought to our special day. John Bello was our photographer and was just as fantastic to share our day with. He captured some incredibly breathtaking photos that we will cherish forever. We could not have asked for a better ceremony and we are grateful for the YH&M team in making that happen for us!

    Jamie & Laura
  • Working with Young, Hip & Married was fantastic. Our officiant, Curt, went above and beyond to make our ceremony special and memorable. We couldn’t have asked for a better day!