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…

Secularly Wed Blog - Telling your family that you won't be having a church wedding.

Telling your family you are not having a Church Wedding

Opening up to your parents about personal religious choices can be difficult. If your family is very religious and you are having doubts, or have fully left the church, this can be a point of contention and put significant strain on your relationship. Many people simply choose to not talk about religion with their family. That…

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…

Christian Witness in the Wedding Industry

Something I realized when I was getting started as a wedding planner was that quite a few wedding vendors actively participate in Christian witness through their business. Witness is the practice of sharing the gospel and word of God with all people and the purpose is to bring new people to Christianity. This can be as…

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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…