Hello Wedding World: It’s Friday.
Normally, wedding vendors like myself would be gearing up for rehearsals and weddings. Instead, we find ourselves entering another weekend of empty schedules. I have spent these past weeks watching posts from my colleagues as we navigate not only huge downturns in our businesses and incomes, but legal questions, scheduling logistics, and oh ya – our own anxiety, heartache, fear, sadness, and general depression, and felt helpless. As a response, last weekend, I invited my colleagues to a FaceBook Live Service of Lament. There, in virtual space, we came together for just a short twenty minutes to offload some of our emotions.
This Sunday, I will host a second FaceBook Live “Sundays at 6pm” with the same goal. This is a gathering to lament and grieve during this surreal and chaotic time. It is an 18-22 minute, non-spiritual space. There is no advice, no pep talks, no how-to informational session. Just a space to be together. Because if we say we are really in this together, then let’s really be in this together. Join me this Sunday at 6pm. I will be broadcasting from our Central Ceremonies site on Facebook. DM me if you have questions or special needs/challenges/requests.
Sarah has been crafting custom weddings for couples of all kinds since 1999. Sarah is a Ravenclaw, and loves historical fiction, hot tea, and cycling of all sorts. She is an ordained minister who believes in coloring outside the lines. Sarah has been married to her best friend, Joe, since 1994. Together, their greatest treasures are their two children.