Adventist Culture, Courtship, Dating, Marriage Slide Show: You know you’re at an Adventist wedding when… By SDuhA March 29, 2015 December 29, 2017 budget wedding, Laura Ashley, Martinellis, no dancing Follow me ---------- ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 19 It's Spring and you know what that means---it's the start of wedding season! Here are some ways to know when you're attending an Adventist one. (Photo via pixabay) (Visited 13,565 times, 1 visits today)Share this:TweetMoreShare on TumblrPocketPrintEmail Related Zayn Malik leaves boy band One Direction, joins Heritage Singers Andrews Financial Aid Office overwhelmed after overspending at International Food Fair 8 Comments Milla smith March 29, 2015 at 5:23 am 6 years ago All true except I didn’t know Steven Curtis Chapman was this popular among SDAs. Back in the day, we had Peter, Paul, and Mary for special music during the service, and The Carpenters during the reception. If you really wanted to show off your Adventist education, you played Pachelbel, Vivaldi, or other classical music du jour. Richard Mills March 29, 2015 at 5:51 am 6 years ago The Dorcas society provides the famous sad pot luck with possum!, woe is me!, kaj March 29, 2015 at 8:02 am 6 years ago You forgot one thing: The officiating pastor preaches a very long sermon. Non-Adventist weddings have a short ceremony and long reception, while Adventist weddings are the other way around. Elizabeth Wilson March 29, 2015 at 8:37 am 6 years ago # 7 – “The bride and groom don’t exchange rings and/or they exchange watches.” Even though some hardcore pastors still follow that practice, it has faded away in most congregations since the policy changed decades ago. A wedding ring is quite tame compared to the Old Testament Bible practice of using a nose-ring and bracelet, or the ten silver coins (which Jesus mentioned in a positive light) worn on the wife’s forehead in New Testament times, The Bible verses and SDA policy are discussed at http://www.GodLikesJewelry.com . Richard Mills March 30, 2015 at 12:44 pm 6 years ago I meant Postum. Who knows the difference?? kaj March 31, 2015 at 2:48 pm 6 years ago Another thing: most Adventist weddings don’t have a ring bearer, but a “Bible Boy” instead. (Bridal parties are still free to have “Flower Girls,” in spite of rose-petal throwing having not Biblical, but pagan, origins.) obinna worgu June 28, 2015 at 4:19 am 6 years ago As an adventist, i do not believe it is right to exchange wrings at weddings, or do we say that rings are jewelry. “if we allow members to freely make use of rings at weddings, what moral grounds do we have to condenm those wishing to pierce their ears so they can wear ear-rings? i think that those who wear rings are wishing to be like “the world” period! Hubert Rivett November 23, 2019 at 1:02 pm 2 years ago That’s interesting! I have been hunting for a place like this for quite a long time. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and site URL in my browser for next time I post a comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.