I recently met Kathryn Reynolds who is a Reverend for Interfaith Ceremonies and was absolutely fascinated by her amazing passion for what she does. As she said all her couples are her friends which is true of a Wedding Planner’s role as well on this what can be a daunting journey.
Kathryn through peaceful and joyous connections creates a perfect harmony and as she put a somewhat wacky approach to marriage.
Kathryn offers a variety of ceremonies from:
- Weddings and Union Blessings
- Funeral and Memorial Services
- House Blessings
- Rites of Passage
- Healing Sessions and Ceremonies
- Spiritual Counselling
What I wanted to share with you today is weddings and the philosophy she uses when she engages with couples.
The first stage is to ask a series of questions to create the building blocks of the ceremony but also to create the foundations of the marriage for the future. The questions are asked individually to each member of the partnership and they are powerful.
I believe everyone should be asked these questions when deciding to marry and looking at the options available as to whether you have a civil ceremony because you are not religious or maybe have different beliefs or maybe the church element is the most important.
Here is just a taster of a few of the questions that would be asked:
- What does marriage mean to you?
2. What from your parents’ marriage will you bring to your and try to avoid?
3. What are your strengths and weaknesses as a couple?
4. What if any religious or spiritual traditions do you follow?
For more information on Interfaith Ceremonies please contact Kathryn Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org