Posts Tagged ‘wedding’

What getting married in a pandemic taught these newlyweds

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Michael and Kelsey Petrany can hardly believe that two months ago they were worried about centrepieces. The restrictions of the pandemic made so many of their initial wedding plans impossible, including the presence of their parents, guests, and a reception. The couple decided they wanted to go through with it anyways. And they are glad Read more

Wedding couple’s gifts go to night shelter

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A Tauranga couple decided to forgo wedding gifts, instead asking their guests for a donation for the Tauranga Moana Night Shelter. The couple were gifted just over $2000 for the shelter and said they already had plenty of household appliances and cutlery sets. Continue reading Related Posts:Seven decades of love celebratedPakistani Christian couple cleared of Read more

Proposed church state marriage ceremony split

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Two surveys of American views show a preference of the church having nothing to do with civil marriage. A survey of 2,000 American adults, the Nashville-based Christian research company found: Nearly six in 10 Americans (59 percent) say marriage should not be “defined and regulated by the state.” Nearly half (49 percent) say “Religious weddings should not be Read more

Why I did invite family and friends to my wedding

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

There’s an article doing the rounds on Social Media at the moment. It is titled “Why I Didn’t Invite Family Or Friends To My Wedding”. And that’s great. But here’s why I did invite family and friends (and lots of them, we come from big families) to my our wedding. After four years of dating, Read more

Social media too intrusive at weddings say brides

Friday, May 30th, 2014

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Auckland, may give consideration to a policy on the use of social media at weddings in the church. The move comes on the back of a British study of bride’s expectations, showing nearly half believe it is important to enforce digital rules on wedding guests. The study also indicated one in seven Read more

It’s my wedding….right?

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The number one lesson I’ve learned from planning my wedding is: This is not my wedding. Sure, I get to wear the ivory gown and the invitations have my name on it, but the wedding is only a fraction about me and what I want. I’m not even sure how the Bridezilla creature was invented; Read more

Angry bride occupies Church

Friday, July 15th, 2011

A bride-to-be’s dream of being the fourth generation of her family to be married at a Welsh church has been shattered after it was announced the dilapidated building would have to close. Emily Morton is now staging a sit-in protest at All Saints Church, along with 50 villagers in Maerdy, Rhondda Valleys. Read the rest Read more