Category Archives: Reception

Christopher

Meet the Wedding Party: Christopher Gildemeister, Groom

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “A touching tale of two geeky loners who find love at last.” ~ Christopher Gildemeister Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Groom ….. Christopher Gildemeister Raised a conservative German Lutheran in the wilds of suburban Minnesota, over the course of his life Christopher has consistently […]

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Mike Spence

Meet the Wedding Party: Michael Spence, Reader

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “Laugh-out-loud funny!” “Fun for the whole family!” “Controversial and thought-provoking” “I laughed, I cried.” “An instant classic.” ~ Michael Spence Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Reader ….. Michael Spence Ahh, Carma. Seems like I’ve known her forever. Well, it’s really been just a blip, […]

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Gene Schwope

Meet the Wedding Party: Gene Schwope, Stepfather of the Groom

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “…You Have To See It To Believe It…” ~ Gene Schwope Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Stepfather of the Groom ….. Gene Schwope What Gene says about his earliest memory of Christopher: “I remember the time that Morris brought your whole family to the […]

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Pat Schwope

Meet the Wedding Party: Pat Schwope, Mother of the Groom

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “Confirmed Bachelor Bites The Dust.” ~ Pat Schwope Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Mother of the Groom ….. Pat Schwope “I carried you under my heart for nine months,” says Pat Schwope of Christopher Gildemeister. “You were a blessing the day you were conceived, […]

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Morris Gildemeister

Meet the Wedding Party: Morris Gildemeister, Father of the Groom

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “Time, date and age don’t matter when two people fall in love.” ~ Morris Gildemeister Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Father of the Groom ….. Morris Gildemeister “My favorite memory of Christopher is his outstanding academic ability. This is especially true in the area […]

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Tony Green

Meet the Wedding Party: Anthony Green, Groomsman

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “An all time great love story that has it all, laughs, tears, drama, and a lot of weirdness!” ~ Anthony Green Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Groomsman ….. Anthony Green I may not go quite as far back with Chris as Steve and Jim […]

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Linda Avalos

Meet the Wedding Party: Linda Xochitl Avalos, Bridesmaid

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “A lasting impression of True Love even in the midst of Real Life” ~ Linda Xochitl Avalos Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Bridesmaid ….. Linda Xochitl Avalos Linda knows the Bride through Toastmasters. Linda and Carma met in 2011. They were members of different […]

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Jim Mossman

Meet the Wedding Party: Jim Mossman, Reader

What They Say About The Wedding Staring Carma and Christopher: “I laughed. I cried. I was moved, Bob.” ~ Jim Mossman (see Veggietales) Meet the Stars of The Wedding: Reader ….. Jim Mossman Chris and I met as two little boys running around on the green tile of the Narthex of St. Philip’s Lutheran church […]

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wedding reception

How Are We Stacking Up?

Brides Magazine polled 101 party people to find out what is most important about the wedding day festivities. As I read them, I thought, “Hmmm. How are our plans for our big day stacking up to make our guests happy?” Read on to find out. 45% – Ceremony was their favorite part Christopher is working […]

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