Church of England to Allow ‘Posh and Becks’ Style Weddings
October 23, 2012 1 Comment
The church of England has set out radical plans to transform the way in which it conducts weddings.
Good grief! The Telegraph:
The Church of England has set out radical plans to transform the way in which it conducts weddings.
A package of reforms will modernise the marriage service, offering couples the chance to replace traditional aspects with personalised touches.
It will give the go-ahead for glitzy “Posh and Becks”-style ceremonies in churches, with Mendelssohn’s Wedding March being replaced by songs such as Girls by the Sugababes or the theme from Test Match Special.
Unusual twists will be welcomed, such as the use of trained owls to carry the rings to the best man.
The reforms follow a four-year review by senior clerics, which concluded that more couples would marry in church and continue as regular churchgoers if they were offered more control over their big day…
Where, one wonders, does Christ factor into all of this? And what has become of His bride?
You know this is madness… Absolute madness…
The Rt Rev Mark Bryant, the Bishop of Jarrow, says… “They’ll be like Posh and Becks for just one day. And I think God can cope with that. And if God can cope with that, it’s probably up to me to try to cope with it as well”…