HSS Celebrants complete Naming Ceremony training

Four HSS Registered Celebrants have completed a training course to conduct Naming Ceremonies.

The four Celebrants (l-r, above), Drew Smithsimmons, Annalese McDermott, Fiona Bennie and Maggie Kinloch, are now able to deliver Humanist Naming Ceremonies.

Humanist Naming Ceremonies are all about your family and your new addition.  They are all individually crafted to reflect what’s important for your family and your dreams and hopes for your children.  Naming Ceremonies can be as creative as your imagination allows.

In 2015 HSS reported that demand for Naming Ceremonies had more than tripled in the previous ten years.

HSS Registered Celebrant, Andrew Smithsimmons, commented:Drew-2.png

“I felt the naming training came along at a helpful point in my development as an HSS Celebrant. I found the training to be constructive and reflective, well organised and well delivered, and it left me feeling very enthusiastic about both helping families to welcome a new addition to their family and also helping adults to celebrate transitions in identity with their family and friends.”


Find out more about our Naming Ceremonies here: www.humanism.scot/humanist-ceremonies/naming/

Notes: For further information or comment please contact Gary McLelland on gary@humanism.scot or 07813060713.

About HSS:
Humanist Society Scotland seeks to represent the views of people in Scotland who wish to lead ethical and fulfilling lives guided by reason, empathy and compassion. We provide a range of non-religious ceremonies and campaign for a secular state. HSS has over 14,000 members across Scotland.

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