Rachel Knowles is getting married next month.
It’s the final stretch before the Phoenix resident’s big day. Knowles and her fiancee, Rebecca Reeder, met with the photographer on Friday. The flowers will be peach and cream roses to match their wedding colors. The music will be a mix of ’80s hits.
The casual ceremony will be in a friend’s backyard. But Knowles is a woman of faith, so she wants her pastor by her side to bless their vows.
“For us it’s a covenant we’re making with God and for God, so it’s important our pastor be there,” she said.
The wedding will be a first for the Rev. Doug Bland of Community Christian Church in Tempe. He has never officiated a ceremony for a same-sex couple. Read more »