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  • January 18, 2017
    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.
  • January 7, 2017
    Elopements have grown in popularity over the past few years, especially on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida.  Couples are looking for ways to wed without the hassle of spending tons of money and the stress of planning over a long period of time. Weddings by Christina will  create a ceremony package that is affordable yet has all the elements of an intimate, beautiful and heartfelt ceremony.
  • December 19, 2016
    Your perfect day begins with your ceremony. At Weddings by Christina, our goal is to give you the wedding you’ve always dreamed of – a ceremony that reflects your unique values and personality.
  • November 29, 2016
    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! When most people think of elopements they think of Vegas, the courthouse, or the Caribbean. But we came up with a different type of elopement — an elopement on a beautiful beach on the gulf coast of Florida during the holiday season! Now doesn’t that sound romantic!!
  • October 29, 2016
    The most personal part of your whole wedding day is your ceremony. It is the part of your wedding day that makes you husband and wife. When we are composing a ceremony we try to make sure that the words that our couples hear are a unique expression of their relationship and what’s important to them. We encourage couples to incorporate poems, song lyrics or passages that are special to them.
  • October 10, 2016
    Even though fall is in the air, spring is on Pantone's mind. Pantone® is considered the color authority for the design industry and always work several seasons ahead to stay on top of trends. This year they have decided to reveal the upcoming colors for Spring and Summer 2017 a little earlier The results are bold and bright.
  • October 4, 2016
    Your wedding is a celebration of your love. This is why choosing the right wedding officiant to perform your wedding ceremony is an important decision. The person you ultimately choose will play an important role in one of the most important moments of your life so you will want to find someone who can help you with the legal requirements, while also nurturing the emotional aspects of your ceremony, whether large or small
  • September 19, 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 on the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Our “I Do for Two “Elopement package is perfect for just the two of you, or bring along a few of 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.
  • 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.
 
"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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