Wendy Wortham on Planning Ahead For Funeral Expenses

No one is ever fully prepared for the passing of a loved one, but its comforting to know you can take control of at least some aspects of funeral planning: finding a suitable funeral home and the costs. During a time of extreme vulnerability, when decisions must be made quickly, the last thing you want … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on the Top Mistakes to Avoid at a Wedding?

Wendy Wortham on the Top Mistakes to Avoid at a Wedding?

You want your big day to be perfect, but with family, friends, alcohol & stress, a potential for chaos can often run high. Every couple hopes for a smooth running drama free event, however certain things you never expected can put a damper on your dreams. At Texas Twins Events, Reverend Wendy Wortham and Cindy … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on Finding a Minister for a Funeral or Memorial 

Wendy Wortham on Finding a Minister for a Funeral or Memorial 

When a loved one dies, one of the first issues the surviving family has to address are preparations for a funeral and burial service. For families who don’t belong to a church but wish to have a Christian burial for their loved one, finding a Minister to officiate on short notice can present a challenge. … [Read more…]

Planning a Wedding for a Small Group? We Can Help!

Planning a Wedding for a Small Group? We Can Help!

If you’re planning a small wedding of 25 or less, you may find it difficult to get information. At Texas Twins Events, often couples love my home so much that they ask if I can host the wedding at my home, why yes, yes I can! Hosting a wedding at my home is an additional … [Read more…]

The Role of Funeral Clergy and Celebrants by Wendy Wortham Texas Twins Events

The Role of Funeral Clergy and Celebrants by Wendy Wortham Texas Twins Events

My role as a clergy person or a celebrant is to lead or officiate a ceremony, such as a funeral, wedding, baptism or other religious ceremony. Clergy are ordained by a religious denomination or by an interfaith or spiritual religious group. Celebrants differ from clergy in that most celebrants are not professionally affiliated with a … [Read more…]

Components of a Wedding Ceremony

Components of a Wedding Ceremony

“The Breakdown” Processional is the start of the wedding ceremony and it involves the presentation of the bridal party and eventually the bride. The general protocol for the processional allows first for the seating of the parents, and then bridesmaids walk down the aisle accompanied by groomsmen. Next, the maid of honor follows, then the … [Read more…]

Wonderful Wedgewood Wedding of Lydia Valdez and Roy Morgan III Military Hero

Wonderful Wedgewood Wedding of Lydia Valdez and Roy Morgan III Military Hero

Lydia called me last week after finding me on the Internet to use as a wedding Officiant, I went ahead and made note of the date and time while clearing my calendar to make myself available as I had been leaving a week open to care for my husband who was having surgery October 11. … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on The Empty Nest Ceremony for Midlife Women 

A brief explanation of an “Empty Nest” ceremony marks the time of transition, or the “rite of passage,” which emerges for parents in the moment theist or only child leaves home. In our society, this critical transition is paid little attention through the ceremonial form, yet is a most significant milestone in a parent’s life. … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on Texas Application For Marriage

Wendy Wortham on Texas Application For Marriage

I get numerous phone calls from prospective brides inquiring about what is needed to legally become married in Texas. The application for marriage is not free, the fee is $71.00 and requires information from both the bride and groom be completely filled out. Name of Groom Name of Bride Social Security Number Place of birth … [Read more…]