Rev. Laura C. Cannon is an insightful and creative wedding officiant and is the owner of Maryland Officiants and its parent company, Ceremony Officiants™. Her compassionate nature naturally puts clients at ease and helps to create a graceful ceremony. She supports marriage equality and honors all religious, spiritual and secular backgrounds.
Creating and performing wedding ceremonies is Rev. Laura’s greatest joy. Marriage is a time when two people come together and proclaim their love for one another and their desire to create a new life together. This union is a sacred event to which Rev. Laura is honored to bear witness.
Rev. Laura’s philosophy is that your ceremony should be an accurate reflection of your unique relationship, not just a generic script. She prides herself on working with couples to create ceremonies that are inspirational, personal, and memorable. Whether your wedding is casual or sophisticated, Rev. Laura will perform a joyful ceremony that fits your style.
Rev. Laura is an ordained nondenominational minister with a Doctorate of Divinity from ULC and is the senior minister at SOUL Community Church in Columbia, MD, an open and inclusive interfaith congregation. She holds a B.S. from Towson University and an M.A. from Hood College with a specialization in Thanatology and Grief Counseling. Rev. Laura loves all things wellness-related and is a meditation teacher and 200hr RYT who teaches yoga at Coreworks Fitness in Columbia. In October 2013 she welcomed her first child, a daughter, Satori Arianna. While she travels across the country performing weddings and hosting workshops, she currently resides in Ellicott City, MD and is available for destination weddings anywhere on the planet.