Welcome to Pat Steffes

I am a marriage commissioner in the province of Alberta. I am available to perform Marriage ceremonies for committed couples. I am based in Strathcona County (Sherwood Park), but I am available for weddings in the surrounding communities of the Edmonton area. I am happy to help ALL couples, including LGBTQIA+, plan the perfect wedding ceremony to suit their diverse needs.

Please read through my website to learn a bit more about me, and some of the requirements for your wedding day. Or give me a call at 780-267-3555 to talk live – I would be happy to answer any of your questions.

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My Services

Marriage Ceremony

I am based in Strathcona County (Sherwood Park) and perform marriages in this area. Your marriage ceremony can be short and contain the basic requirements as set out by the province of Alberta, or it can be something customized fo[..]

Master of Ceremonies

I am available as a public speaker for your event. I can assist with keeping the programs for receptions or business functions enjoyable, entertaining and on time.

Blacksmith Wedding

I know there is someone out there that has always wanted to get married around an anvil while wearing steel toed boots. And maybe the two of you would like to hammer out a nice heart shaped piece of metal for your living room wall[..]


Marriage Ceremony
  • Simple civil ceremony at my house: $175
  • Simple civil ceremony at your house: $200
  • Formal ceremony at a venue with guests, Monday to Thursday: $225
  • Formal ceremony at a venue with guests, Friday or Sunday: $250
  • Formal ceremony at a venue with guests, Saturday or any day of a long weekend: $325
  • Rehearsal, Monday to Thursday: $125 + travel
  • Rehearsal, Friday: $175 + travel


I have an optimistic opinion of the world, and find pleasure in making people smile. I have been married for about 25 years past the paper anniversary, and my wife and I have lived in Strathcona County for about the same amount of time. I have worked in the field of analytical chemistry for about 29 years, with experience in customer service and management positions. My work has prepared me to make sure things always run smoothly.