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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Mount Hebron Presbyterian Church

These photos are from last December 29th when my daughter got married in this church. Not many churches allow non-members to use their facilities for weddings as we found out.  Sarah and William were members of a Presbyterian church that meets in a neighborhood center - not big enough for the wedding they planned.  Fortunately Mount Hebron is very open to others using their lovely modern sanctuary so that's where we gathered on a Monday morning, yes Monday, in December.  We followed the ceremony with a brunch at the Howard County Conservancy.

Here's William relaxing on the piano before finishing his dressing.

The church was still decorated for Christmas.

This old stone building on the church grounds dates to pre-Revolutionary times.  It's used for meetings now and for the bride's party dressing room.

Here's the lovely couple with Dan and I.

For another post on this wedding link to A Three Dress Wedding


b.."E"..th said...

i really enjoy all the red, i don't believe i have seen red at a wedding. i am not sure we have ever been to a Christmas or holiday time wedding. so so pretty. i will go check out your link there to see more wedding photos. what fun. have a nice weekend. take care. ( :

Tom said...

Wish them a happy anniversary for me. Lovely stone house.

Margaret Adamson said...

it was lovely to see these wedding photos and now they will be celebrating 1 year of marriage soon.

Fun60 said...

That is a beautiful photo of the four of you. Your daughter looked amazing. Hard to believe that was a year ago.

** Podróżniczka .**** said...

Hy Marcia !
Unique is the church.

Lisca Meijer said...

Yes, that certainly is a beautiful church. Your daughter was very fortunate to have been able to use it.
Someone else commented on the red. Because of the poinsettias and Christmas decorations, red could be worn and it looks very festive.
It's nice you posted a photo of you and your DH. Now I can envisage the person behind the photo.
Besides, I'm the new kid on the block in the meme, so it's nice to 'meet' you.
Your daughter and S-i-L will be celebrating their first anniversary soon.
Greetings from Spain,

Gerald (SK14) said...

sounds like it was a wonderful venue

♥ Łucja-Maria ♥ said...

a beautiful church and a great place for a wedding.
Beautiful newlyweds. Great pictures.
Marcia thank you very much for your visit and comments.
Greetings from Poland.

ellen b. said...

How very nice. Great memories in this church...

RedPat said...

The church is quite nice inside!

Dawn Y. said...

Thank you for sharing such lovely wedding memories with us, Marcia! It's so nice to see your family on this very happy day. A Christmas wedding is especially festive! Very soon, Sarah and William will have a special first anniversary celebration to plan! ♡Dawn@Petals.Paper.SimpleThymes

doodles n daydreams said...

A lovely open and bright modern church. Lovely wedding photos as well.


amanda | wildly simple said...

I adore that stone building, and I enjoy hearing about weddings that take place at unique times like Monday mornings.
Looks like it was beautiful occasion!

Bill Nicholls said...

Nice church for a wedding and a nice one from the look as well

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