Take the word out into the world

Last Saturday I had what was for me, a unique experience.  I conducted a wedding and went to the reception simultaneously.  Actually it was a service of dedication following a civil ceremony, but that doesn’t sound so good.  This service took place in a marquee in Ade and Sarah’s garden.  The guests, including me and my wife Annabelle, rocked up, were served Pimms, and after some chat in the garden, were all ushered to our places in the marquee.  All the guests sat at their places at the tables, having taken their drinks with them.   I went to the stage at the front and awaited the arrival, in procession from the back of the tent, of the bride and groom. Continue reading