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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Tying the knot shouldn't put knots in your stomach, so whether you're the blushing bride, hubby-to-be, or even a wedding guest, The Wedding Guru Judy Lewis can answer all of your wedding-related questions.

This blog hails from HudsonValleyWeddings.com, the one-stop resource for services and products, promotions and specials, a Regional Bridal Show schedule, Wed Shop, and links to money-saving and wedding-related Web sites.

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