Joining Hands and Hearts, Interfaith, Intercultural Wedding
Celebrations, A Practical
Guide for Couples
(publisher: Simon and Schuster) is for couples of all backgrounds
who wish a heartfelt and inclusive wedding ceremony. Today
couples of all faiths, colors and cultures are choosing an
interfaith ceremony for its spiritually inclusive and personal
approach. It is a way of rejoicing in our differences and
celebrating our commonality in an atmosphere of mutual love
Joining Hands and Hearts
will guide you in every aspect of planning and creating the
wedding ceremony of your dreamsone that will resonate
throughout your married life! As a pioneer in the interfaith
community with her new approach to ceremony, Macomb’s
wedding book is considered by many to be the primer for creating
interfaith and intercultural wedding services. Within its
pages you will find the most complete manual of universal,
religious and cultural rituals, prayers, vows and blessings
available. Its extensive manual features 14 faith traditions,
numerous humanist and universal elements, and dozens of cultures.
Language is adapted so that it speaks to all heartsin
a way that no one is excluded or offended.
Spirituality is emphasized over religious
dogma. Each ritual is detailed and explained for you, your
families and your celebrant. Macomb offers warm and tender
counsel on issues that may surface at the time of the wedding.
Read how to approach your families and traditions with respect,
love and understanding. Sprinkled throughout the text are
inspirational love stories, quotes and the memorable ceremonies
of many interfaith, interdenominational, non-denominational,
intercultural, interracial and same-faith couples that Macomb
has helped join in marriage. You are not alone!
If yours is an interfaith, intercultural
or interracial union then you have already embraced a love
that knows no boundaries. What could be more beautiful? Joining
Hands and Hearts can help you celebrate your union with all
the love, grace, and magic it deserves!
Interfaith, intercultural, and interracial
couples bring healing and hope for all of us. Each intermarriage
brings us one step closer to peace.
For further information on Joining Hands and Hearts
please click below. For information regarding Macomb's newest book, Bless This Child, A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Baby Blessing Ceremonies, please visit the baby blessing page on this site.
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Rev. Susanna Stefanachi Macomb of New York City
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