Marriage and Epidemics

Premarital Counseling

Posted by on Mar 20, 2021 in Counseling, Marriage and Epidemics | 0 comments

Premarital Counseling

The problem

I SAID “I will never, ever hold premarital counseling sessions on-line via the internet.”  I SAID “The topics of marital relations—that is personality differences, how to argue effectively, planning finances, family dynamics and so on, are  just too … Read More

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A Fantastic Wedding Venue

Posted by on Nov 11, 2020 in Marriage and Epidemics, Uncategorized, Venues, Weddings | 0 comments

A Fantastic Wedding Venue

In this blog I would like to introduce you to a truly fantastic wedding venue in Staunton, Virginia.  Yes, it is possible, even in COVID times, to marry at a honest-to-goodness wedding venue—that is,  at a site more upscale than … Read More

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In this time of COVID, Poetry

Posted by on Nov 1, 2020 in Marriage and Epidemics, The Wedding Service | 0 comments

In this time of COVID, Poetry

Dear Engaged Couples,

In these trying days, I have discovered that I can no longer read an entire book.  Politics and COVID have disrupted my ability to focus.  All I can muster in the way of reading, is poetry.  If … Read More

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Planning a wedding during a pandemic

Posted by on Sep 23, 2020 in Marriage and Epidemics, Venues | 2 comments

Planning a wedding during a pandemic

Dear Engaged Couple, I am collecting stories about your trials, for surely planning a wedding during a pandemic is not a piece of (wedding) cake. See https://www.weddingpreacherforhire.com/2020/03/marriage-during-the-coronavirus-the-governor-and-wedding-licenses.html One of my take aways so far from listening to your stories, and … Read More

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Virtual Weddings?

Posted by on May 8, 2020 in Marriage and Epidemics, The Wedding Service, Weddings | 0 comments

Virtual Weddings?

Just this week, a groom in search of an officiant emails to ask if I perform virtual weddings. Yes, I answer, but with this caveat. “Allow me to do some further research first.”

My research begins with a call to … Read More

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Rescheduling a Wedding

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 in Marriage and Epidemics, The Wedding Service, Weddings | 0 comments

Rescheduling a Wedding

Several days ago, I received an e-mail from a bride I was supposed to marry on June 20th. She and her fiancé are rescheduling their wedding. She wanted to make sure I was available for the new November date. I … Read More

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