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  • September 8, 2016
    Planning a beach wedding? A beach wedding requires a hair and makeup regime that fits the weather, conditions and setting. Even if your beach wedding isn’t in the summer months, beach weddings come with salty sea air and bright sunlight which can take its toll on your bridal beauty routine.
  • August 16, 2016
    Congratulations! You have found one another and have made the commitment to share "Ever After" with. You are now ready to start planning all the details of your wedding. There are many important details that need to be made to ensure that the day you’ve always dreamed of is as perfect as possible. While these choices may seem overwhelming at times, finding the right wedding officiant is one of the most important decisions you must make.
  • August 5, 2016
    Beach weddings are the most popular type of destination wedding in Florida. From a simple barefoot affair to a grand production on the gulf, the natural beauty of our beaches, the surf, our exquisite sunsets create a magical and romantic setting to begin a new life together. Just imagine if you will, saying your "I dos" on our beautiful gulf coast of Florida, with the soft, white sand beneath your feet . . . it truly is a little piece of Paradise here on Earth.
  • July 15, 2016
    Florida's Gulf Coast with its powder white beaches is the perfect setting for a truly magical Florida beach wedding ceremony or vow renewal.
  • June 20, 2016
    A Renewing of Vows ceremony can be a meaningful, and touching, ceremony for you and your children, family and friends. It is a time as a married couple, to pause and reflect on where you have been and where you are going. It is also a wonderful example to set for your children and grandchildren. Can you imagine a more beautiful moment than children watching their parents joining hands and hearts as they affirm the magnitude and strength of their enduring love? What greater life/love lesson.
  • June 6, 2016
    Your wedding video is like a "time machine". It lets you relive your wedding day as often as you like, anytime you like. It let's you attend your own wedding at your leisure without the stresses and distractions of the day. It is also a significant and important "living" document for your families, your children, and grandchildren.
  • May 24, 2016
    A Christian wedding ceremony celebrates the love that a man and woman share and the testimony of their lives before God. It is an expression of worship, reflecting joy, celebration, communit, respect, dignity and love. The primary statement is that the couple are making a solemn, eternal covenant with each other before God.
  • April 30, 2016
    One of the most common things officiants hear is, “We only want a short ceremony… 15-20 minutes.” I think it is important that couples understand that their fee goes towards much more than the 20-minute ceremony. As an officiant, my job includes:
  • April 22, 2016
    Are you dreaming of an intimate, romantic, and tropical beach elopement on Florida’s gulf coast? Imagine exchanging your “I do’s as you stand in the sand and by the sea. Our “I Do for Two “Elopement package is perfect for just the two of you, or bring along your close friends and family. Keeping it simple is the key, and many of our couples are looking to do just that! Let us be there to help make your day one that you will never forget.
  • April 9, 2016
    The Unity Heart is a beautiful symbol assembled in the wedding ceremony, illustrating how two hearts destined for each other became one. It is a lasting reminder that will be placed in the couple’s home reminding them of how two hearts entrusted themselves to each other and now they beat as one.
  • March 18, 2016
    The Unity Cross Ceremony is a unique way to celebrate the joining of a bride and groom together as one. It is a beautiful sculpture that is assembled during the wedding ceremony symbolizing a bride and groom becoming ONE in the body of Christ. The groom places the outer cross in the wood base. The bride then places the sculpted cross inside the outer cross. The Unity Cross can be displayed in the couple's home after the wedding ceremony as a reminder of their wedding day and the union they share.
  • February 22, 2016
    The God's Knot Cord of Three Strands is a great addition to a traditional wedding ceremony. It adds a truly unique element to your ceremony that friends and family will remember. It can also serve as a substitute for the unity candle. This is useful for situations where candles may not be used, or may be difficult. The Cord of Three Strands works well as a substitute in outside weddings.
  • February 1, 2016
    If you are looking for a unique element to add to your wedding ceremony, incorporating a ring warming into your wedding is such a special way to involve all of your guests in your ceremony. A ring warming is when you give your loved ones the opportunity to hold and infuse your wedding bands with a wish, blessing or prayer for your marriage. By the time your rings make it on to your fingers they will be infused with all the love of your friends and family.
  • January 25, 2016
    As a wedding minister, officiant and wedding planner in Florida and North Carolina, I have been so abundantly blessed in my business and have always believed in “Giving Back” for this blessing. My team of ministers, officiants, wedding planners, photographers, florists, etc. are excited and looking forward to lending our time, talent and energy to such as worthy cause. Read more.
  • January 16, 2016
    Although your wedding day is filled with significant moments, the ceremony is the pinnacle of the entire celebration. It's the reason everyone has gathered together, and it's more than just a formality. Whether you're having a religious or secular service, your ceremony is your chance to express who you are as a couple; you can personalize your readings, add rituals that have significance for you, or even infuse your love story throughout the service.
  • December 17, 2015
    We believe a FloridaWedding (or Vow Renewal) on the gulf coast should be simple, special and stress free. We are a team of experienced and professional wedding specialists, offering intimate wedding packages on the gulf coast of Florida at affordable prices. Our focus is providing you heartfelt ceremonies that reflect your hopes and dreams and great photography.
  • December 7, 2015
    Renewing your Wedding Vows can be a meaningful, touching, revivifying ceremony for you and your children, family and friends. As a married couple, it is a time to pause and reflect on where you have been and where you are going.
  • November 30, 2015
    Christmas is the season of Peace, Love and Joy. It is the time of holly berries, mistletoe, hot cocoa, snowflakes, shopping and Elopements! That’s right – Elopements! What could be more romantic than beginning your life together as husband and wife than during this magical season that represents Love and Joy. Our elopement ceremonies are beautiful and romantic, and, depending on the beach, often free to use. Eloping has become a very popular trend and alternative to a traditional wedding. So if you are looking for something simple, intimate, and romantic, an elopement might be the perfect choice for you.
  • November 16, 2015
    Are you dreaming of an intimate, romantic, and tropical beach elopement on Florida’s gulf coast? Imagine exchanging your “I do’s" as you stand in the sand and by the sea. Our “I Do for Two “Elopement package is perfect for just the two of you, or bring along your close friends and family. Keeping it simple is the key, and many of our couples are looking to do just that! Let us be there to help make your day one that you will never forget.
  • November 12, 2015
    This Wine Unity Ceremony is a unique idea to add to your ceremony! If you are looking for an alternative to the traditional unity candle or unity sand ceremony and love wine this is something fun and unique to consider.
  • November 5, 2015
    Leave it to a leap year to turn the tradition of wedding proposals to something different and exciting. It has long been held that it is up to the man to do the asking. But if you’ve been entertaining the idea of popping the question to your guy, this is the time to start seriously thinking about it. February 29th 2016 is just around the corner. Ever since the Middle Ages, leap years—and especially February 29—are the right time to ask your guy: “Will You Marry Me?”
  • October 21, 2015
    Choosing the right officiant for your wedding is an important decision. The ceremony itself is the centerpiece of wedding celebration. It should reflect who you are, how you feel towards each other as well as towards others in your life – your family and friends who are there to celebrate with you on your wedding day and will be there to support you forever after.
  • October 6, 2015
    A Renewing of Vows ceremony can be a meaningful, and touching, ceremony for you and your children, family and friends. It is a time as a married couple, to pause and reflect on where you have been and where you are going.
  • October 3, 2015
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I have to first say that I have been truly blessed that my family and I have never been impacted by this horrific disease. But over the years I have met brides and their families who have suffered pain and loss and their stories and grief and resilience have touched my heart. Since I started by business in 2005, a charity that has always been near and dear to my heart is Brides Against Breast Cancer.
  • August 25, 2015
    Before you answer, "I do," you need to decide who's asking the question. The right officiant can make sure your ceremony is as personal and meaningful as your relationship itself. The important thing is not who officiates your ceremony, but how well they mesh with your values and beliefs, and how open they are to your ideas.
 
"Christina was great to work with. Planning a Florida beach wedding from Indiana would have been very difficult for us. Christina put everything together including the location, the officiant and the photographer as well as offering great ideas and additions to our ceremony. Every email was answered right away and each change was accommodated. Our ceremony was EXACTLY what we wanted. I highly recommend Weddings By Christina!"   ~   Read More »
 
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