Friday, March 03, 2006

Ding-Dong. (repeat frequently) . From afar the congregation of Truro Church has been watching young love in bloom -- (am I being too corny? -- hang it -- who cares). Specifically, for a number of years, the son of one minister has been dating the daughter of another minister. Sometimes, (speaking for some of the parents at least) we feel less like a congregation and more like those background singers in "The Little Mermaid" (kiss the girl Sha-la-la-la-la-la )

The daughter, Catherine Crocker, was my oldest daughter's small group leader for a number of years. The son, Jamie Brown, has been, among other things, the worship leader for the Saturday Night service at Truro Church.

And Catherine blogs about her life and experiences. So when my daughter, Joy, told me the bare minimum, namely that Catherine had a ring, I turned to her blog (on xanga) to get the details that Joy was too stingy to share.

It's a really sweet story -- I urge all of you to read it. A very romantic day with some very romantic traditions (the ding-dong of the title could be wedding bells, but isn't -- you'll see if you follow her story). Start here, then go here (this is the one with all the details), and go here to see the ring.

Oh and she has lots of great pictures.

(and since Catherine said I had a really big blog that everyone read, I'm hoping her news will get picked up by some of the real biggies, like CANN and Kendall)

Now we're all wondering who will celebrate (or is the proper ecclesiastical word "officiate") the service?