Smartphones at a Wedding: Asking Your Guests to Leave Their Phones at the Door
Cell phones have no business in a church — especially during your ceremony. How does our bride ask her guests to relinquish their phones, while still respecting their property?
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We all know how helpful new technology is, but it needs to be used properly in order to keep it from becoming a nuisance.
A Hudson Valley bride asks: “We’re having our ceremony in a church. This part of our wedding day is a solemn occasion that deserves the respect of all who are present. I would like to ask guests to check their smartphones at the door. Can I do that? If it’s okay, how do I go about it?”
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