Meet: Cheryl Schade

Cheryl Schade is a trained and certified Wedding Officiant, Funeral Celebrant, New Life Celebrant, WPIC certified wedding planner, and Relationship Coach with Always and Forever Life Celebrations. Her passion for serving couples and families flows from her deep desire to support, encourage, and facilitate memories and celebrations as they relate to all aspects of life.

As a Reader’s Choice award-winning Officiant, Cheryl has performed hundreds of ceremonies over the years across Ontario and brings a high level of competence and care to everyone she serves. Cheryl is a grad of Conestoga College and Emmanuel Bible College and works as the Adult Ministries Administrative Assistant at Creekside Church in Waterloo.

She was born in Toronto and raised in Kitchener. She has two amazing, energetic and fun-loving daughters, Hailey and Jorja, who love being involved in competitive and recreational dance, camping, fishing, swimming, playing board games and watching movies. Cheryl has always had a love for music, playing everything from classical on the cello, to rock on the bass guitar.


Thank you so much Cheryl for making our day amazing. We so appreciated your special touch.

Ana and Dean

We so appreciated the job that you did for officiating our wedding. We have received lots of positive feedback from family and friends on how well you spoke and your heartwarming words! We are both very grateful, thank you very much.

Rachel and Jeton

Cheryl was such a gem from the very beginning as we started to plan our wedding ceremony, until the very end. We had our wedding during the pandemic and she guided us throughout the entire process, leaving us with no doubts. It was an honor to be officiated by Cheryl as she made our moment so special and absolutely perfect. Many thanks and God Bless.

Schenelle and Michael

Hi Cheryl, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your sincere, heartfelt message during our ceremony on July 11. We felt that you truly tailored the wedding ceremony to us and genuinely cared about us as a couple. You are excellent at your job and we would recommend you any day!

Vanessa and Anthony

Cheryl married us on December 22nd and we knew she was "the one" when we met her, one year ago. Cheryl is so warm, caring, kind, and sensitive. She really understood what we wanted to achieve. She helped us orchestrate a ceremony that was so beautiful and meaningful to us. I can't wait for our wedding video so we can relive those moments when we became husband and wife. A very heartfelt thank you to you Cheryl Schade.

Diane and Joe