I have to admit it… I love weddings. This is my fourth season in ministry and after today, I will have 14 weddings under my belt!
As the pastor of a small town church, we don’t have a lot of couples in the church who are getting married, but I often am called for ceremonies at local outdoor locations or even in the church for couples who simply want a church wedding.
I know some pastors that hate doing weddings. I am not one of those people.
I like being the mediator between families and helping them come together for a special day. I like working with photographers. I think secretly at one time I wanted to be a party planner, and so this is a little way to experience that =)
But what I love the most about weddings is not the flowers or the dresses or even the food (and we all know that I love food!).
It is actually the same reason that I love funerals… I get the chance to tell someone’s story.
|Photo by : Harry Fodor|
Today, I get to be a part of my best friend’s wedding. I get to help tell the story of her and her husband-to-be. And this is one of those days where I just pray I don’t bawl in joy at the beauty of it all and the amazing music they will make together in their lives.