A Surprise Vow Renewal in Central Park!

Here is one for all the romantics out there!   Here I am waiting to perform a vow renewal with a single red rose in my hand at the Bow Bridge Boat Landing in Central Park for a couple from Houston.  This was a complete surprise for hubby!   After an hour long horse and buggy ride through scenic Central Park, the couple crossed Bow Bridge to where I was waiting for them.   I handed her the rose and she proposed to him—asking if he would marry her again.   He later smiled at me and said, “Reverend, I marry her each and every day.”  Oh, dear heart!   I had given her questions to answer.  I laced her personal words throughout the ceremony.   There were romantic readings—including one from their original wedding.  There were lots of tears!   And laughter.   The photographer Brett Deutsch was there to capture the magic.   Thank you for this photo, Brett!

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  • Brett says:

    It was a beautiful vow renewal, Rev. Susanna. It is always such a treat to see you (and more importantly, hear you) in action. Your ceremonies are the most beautiful and personal I’ve ever heard.

  • Elle Guyot says:

    My sister Debora would like to renew her vows in Central Park with a carriage ride. Please help us make this a magical moment

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