Down Memory Lane: Our Reception

2001 -- Reception I

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Although we both lived in Hendersonville, Tennessee, at the time, we got married in Knoxville.  We did this so that we could have a small family wedding.  Betsy was the Associate Minister at a large Methodist church in Hendersonville and she didn’t want to have to make decisions about who in the congregation should be invited and who should not.

‘The Girls’, Betsy’s girlfriends from the Hendersonville church, gave us a reception in the church fellowship hall a few weeks after our wedding.  This allowed members of the Hendersonville church to share in our wedding.

I came across pictures from the reception when I was going through my archives and posting pictures on my photo website.  The collage above includes some of those pictures.  From left to right along the top:  Betsy and I when we arrived at the reception, sampling some of the goodies, and with ‘The Girls’.  On the bottom left we’re sharing some photos from our wedding and honeymoon.  On the bottom right I’m talking with Mom and Dad.

To see larger versions of these pictures and others, click HERE.

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12 Responses to “Down Memory Lane: Our Reception”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    You’re so lucky to have photos for the trip down memory lane and they’re all great, too!

  2. Łucja-Maria Says:

    It’s nice that you shared with us a beautiful relationship on your wedding day.
    You have wonderful parents.
    I send greetings.
    Lucia

  3. MadSnapper Says:

    great idea for the reception. and photos do jog our memories and this is a wonderful memory

  4. busy bee suz Says:

    Lovely memories indeed! Isn’t it fun to go through those old happy photos….while making new happy memories? XO

  5. Linda Says:

    Pictures allow us to relive the moments, don’t they? I did click over to the other site to see the rest of the images, and they’re all great. Betsy must have had some good friends there in Hendersonville. God knew what He was doing when He brought you two together.

  6. sylviakirk Says:

    Always fun to take a stroll down memory lane and these photos would certainly stir lovely memories for you both, I’m certain! Thanks for sharing, George!!

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    A fun time for all and wonderful memory shot. MB

  8. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    This is a really nice collage George! I have wondered why the two of you did not get married in her church, now I know! A smart move. When our pastor’s daughter got married, she invited the whole church! Then everyone from her old church. I can’t imagine the mass crowd it would have been.

  9. CottonLady Says:

    Awe, sweet pictures and memories!! Thanks for sharing them with us.

  10. ladyfi Says:

    Ahh… what happy memories!

  11. Karin Says:

    I really like that collage! I can’t imagine the library of photos you must have! What fun going down memory lane!

  12. Sartenada Says:

    Great collage and lovely photos in it.

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