A Fabulous Elizabethtown Wedding – Justine & James

post by matt

8am Saturday morning we arrived at Bossler Mennonite Church where Justine & James would be saying their vows to each other later that morning. We got pictures of the details while Justine got her hair done and all of the girls finished getting ready. Justine & James decided they wanted to have a first look and we had enough time to set it up at their reception location (a beautiful private farm in Mount Joy). In the moments before we left the church Justine kept saying, I just want to see James. She was so excited to see her man and become his wife! They are very sweet together and you could see the joy on their faces the whole day.

The ceremony was lovely and I really appreciated what their pastor had to say during his message about preferring and honoring one another. After the ceremony it was back to the farm for pictures with the bridal party and then lunch. The reception wasn’t filled with a lot of events, but it was filled with laughter and stories and a lot of kissing. If you wanted Justine & James to kiss, you had to kiss first :)

Love the color of the bridesmaids dresses.

Justine putting on the finishing touches.

James’ mom getting a pic of Justine & her mom.

Lori from Wildflowers by Design did the flowers and they were so amazing we made a collage…

Just before he see her.

Look at her excitement!

Matt making use of the pond.

The property had some awesome buildings as well.

Justine you are a very beautiful bride!

Under the willow.

Oh did I forget to mention the lawn hadn’t quite dried in the sun yet…and this was the result :s

They obviously didn’t care ;)

For the flower girls.

And a portrait of the beautiful bride & her bouquet.

During the ceremony.

At the end of the ceremony, after being declared husband and wife their families prayed for them and their new marriage.

Mr & Mrs!

Getaway vehicle. There was a lot of tire smoke and black diesel smoke as all the guys raced over to the reception. I grabbed this pic while we struggled to keep up.

Pics with the bridal party.

How awesome is this property?!

Their reception details. SEI Catering made some delicious food!

The cake was DIY by a friend.

The peonies were lovely with a little added bling.

Relaxing near the end of the day.

The new couple.

Justine & James what a gorgeous wedding you had! Your love for one another is evident and we wish you all the best in your life together.

4 people commented on this post

    1. alissa says:

      Wow! You got some stunning shots (as usual). I love the reflections in the pond and the rich colors of the flowers and accents. Beautiful.

    2. Dottie says:

      James & Justin it looks like i missed a great wedding. Great pics and hope you life is filled with joy and happiness.

    3. ruthinak says:

      Thanks for these pictures of my lovely cousin and her husband. I wish so much I could have attended the wedding, but it’s the last week of school and I couldn’t take off work to come to PA. Congratulations, Justine! You chose a beautiful, tasteful wedding.

    4. carla says:

      Absolutely GORGEOUS !!!!!!!!!!

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