When Wendy was appointed marriage commissioner for the province on Newfoundland and Labrador in 2003, she wanted to revolutionize wedding ceremonies by combining the beauty and elegance of a formal ceremony with the relaxed atmosphere of a personalized wedding. She worked diligently to create an approach to wedding ceremonies that would do just that.
You may still proceed down the aisle in your formal gown to beautiful music and with a parent by your side; but instead of a church or courthouse, you may be under blue sky in your garden, in your reception facility or on a beach, at your family cabin or that special place where you met. You may decide to keep things simple with only two witnesses or invite everyone including the postmaster - the choice is yours.
You personalize the wedding ceremony to suit you and your family, such as writing your own vows. You may choose from Wendy’s sample ceremony, while incorporating any ideas of your own. Because your ceremony is personalized, it can be described as being spiritual without being religious. Your children are welcome, and Wendy can show you several options to involve them in your ceremony.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More