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Navigating Interfaith Weddings

According to the Pew Research Center almost four-in-ten Americans (39%) who have married since 2010 have a spouse who is in a different religious group. I often officiate interfaith weddings – it is one of my favorite types of ceremonies to create. When two (or more) faiths come together, the ceremony needs to blend them in an equal and respectful way.

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Wedding Vows

Over the winter I spend a lot of time writing ceremonies for couples. I find myself once again thinking about the importance of the vows. Wedding vows are perhaps the most personal and central element in any wedding ceremony. This is your promise, your pledge to your partner. Thoreau wrote: “It is said that it [...]

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    Lois Heckman is a certified Life-Cycle Celebrant who officiates at weddings, funerals, and other ceremonies in the Poconos and beyond. She has performed hundreds of ceremonies and brings a wealth of knowledge to her work. Visit her website: ... Read Full
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