A Wedding at First Presbyterian Church

“When the doors to the church opened everything around me went black. I didn’t see anyone but my dad and Will. It was something out of a storybook,” said Rebecca.

October 23, 2022

  • Rebecca’s “something blue” was her grandmother’s 50th anniversary diamond and sapphire ring.
  • Her veil was the same veil her mother wore for her wedding. The bride also had a sixpence from her aunt in her shoe.
  • Her grandmother’s Kewpie Doll cake topper sat atop the couple’s wedding cake. The doll was also used on her mother’s and oldest sister’s wedding cake.
  • The First Presbyterian Churchhas held significance as an important part of the McGahee family — the marraige of her parents, her baptism, the wedding of her sister and now her own.
  • Reverend John Franks, Rebecca’s youth pastor in middle and high school, officiated their ceremony. 

The Details

Season — Fall
Planning Time — 8 months
Event Planner — The bride and her mother
InvitationsPaper Lady, Carole Davis
Hair and MakeupAKL & Co.
Florals — Fleur de Lis Floral Design by Lisa Rhodes
Cake Kyndra’s Cakes
CateringTastefully Done
Ceremony — First Presbyterian Church
Reception — River Room at Saint Paul’s Church
Photography — Amy J. Owen Photography

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