Secularly Wed Blog - Speaking to Your Tribe vs Discrimination, how are they different in the wedding industry? A guide for vendors and couples alike.

Speaking to Your Tribe vs. Discrimination

I spend a lot of time reading about marketing for small business, I am a bit of a business education junkie. There is a lot of talk about “finding your tribe” in the world of creative entrepreneurship. This idea that if you speak authentically, build a personality-based brand, and target a narrow niche of customers, you will…

An Elegant Summer Wedding in Upstate NY (Before the Days of Pinterest!)

In our very first Real Wedding Feature, we interview Signe about how she and her husband, Tom, planned their classic, elegant Upstate NY Wedding at The Appel Inn. We wanted to share their wedding because they did a fantastic job planning a wedding that felt authentic and aligned with their values, before there was much talk of what that looks…

Secularly Wed Blog - The importance of building a secularly community - photo by Ana Teresa www.galizesphotos.com

The Importance of Building a Secular Community

Over the last few years, I began to embrace secular humanism as a philosophy and open up to others about my own personal atheism. I had moved to North Carolina from New York City and experienced a bit of culture shock. My own father is a Presbyterian minister, I grew up Christian and as a teenager, I…

Secularly Wed Blog | Secular Wedding Planning Community Photo by Ana Teresa Galizes

Welcome to the Secularly Wed Community

Why did we start Secularly Wed? The Secularly Wed community and vendor directory will be a place where couples can learn more about wedding traditions, planning tips, and connect with vendors who share their values. We hope to help guide you through planning your secular wedding and set you on a path to an intentional and strong…