In a nutshell about us


Jill & Ray Standen Celebrants

Jill & Ray Standen offer services for any event or function, be it private or corporate. With over 18 years of experience, the award-winning team has an attention to detail and flexibility to suit any of your needs, they are more than happy to adapt to any special requests you may have.

Jill Standen.

Jill Standen is one of Macarthur’s most respected female marriage celebrants, with having officiated over 1050 ceremonies, you can be assured that Jill has the experience to cater for any of your ceremonial needs. Her services include Wedding Ceremonies, Baby Naming, Renewal of Vows, Coming of Age, Commitment Ceremonies and Funerals. Jill is a respected toast master and available to host any function.

Jill Standen
Ray Standen

Ray Standen.

Ray Standen is a Professional Marriage Celebrant and has officiated at over 3000 ceremonies. His experience is paired with a fine attention to detail and a passion for his work as a Celebrant.

Ray is happy to spend the time you need to plan and customise the ceremony into the perfect day. His services include Wedding Ceremonies, Baby Naming, Renewal of Vows, Pagan Ceremonies, Commitment Ceremonies and Funerals. Rays also has a Master of Ceremonies and is available to host any function Private or Corporate.

Our Advantages

  • ABIA was awarded best wedding supplier in the category of Marriage Celebrant (2010 & 2011).
  • ABIA was  accredited Bridal Industry Associate (2012).
  • A.M.C Australian Marriage Celebrants Inc.
  • J.P. Justice of the Peace
  • Was a member of International Toastmasters Inc.
  • Distinguished Toast Master
  • Was a Celebrant Trainer with "The Gordon TAFE"

The Award winning team at Standen celebrants can offer you the comfort of experience, letting you relax and know that every thing will be taken care of. The Celebrants are willing to travel Australia wide to deliver any style of function.

Over eighteen {18} years public Speaking experience with International Toastmasters and reaching the highest level, Distinguished Toast Master-DTM.

Over fifteen {15} years experience as a full time professional Wedding, Naming and Funeral Celebrant and I have had the privilege and honour of performing over 3000 Weddings within NSW and ACT.

I never forget it is your wedding reception, and your wishes are paramount.

There are some Master Of Ceremonies who believe they are the paid comedian for the evening. I believe it is my duty to coordinate the evening in accordance with your wishes and be of service to you both throughout the entire reception.

I will travel Australia Wide to perform your ceremony, I would love to organise a time to sit with you and discuss your ceremony needs

Ray Standen.


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