Craig & Angela – Wedding Highlights

Norfolk, Virginia

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This is just one of those wedding days that we just didn’t want to end. There are a lot of ingredients necessary to make a great wedding film, and this wedding had all the right parts. Even more important however, is the message and inspiration that everyone present at Craig and Angela’s wedding walked away with. I LOVE it when brides and grooms have their own written vows. It makes the love, their decision, and their promise so much more real. So much more honest and intimate. They both had the best vows we have ever heard at a wedding. They both hit the nail on the head. Honest, caring and selfless people like Craig and Angela always have people that surround them with the same qualities. You can hear how connected this group of people is just from the awesome toasts included in the highlights film. We also loved that Craig’s family is 100% Scottish! It was great to have Scottish flare infused into the wedding day, especially with the bagpipe player during the ceremony.

But one thing that really resonated with us at Life Stage with Craig & Angela was the life they live. Both Craig & Angela work in Africa (all over the place!) as humanitarian aid workers. And as you hear Craig’s dad say in the film, it’s not a glamorous life. But they ARE changing the world! Melissa and I lived in Mexico as missionaries for a while before starting the business, and our mission and vision for company is the same as these two. I love that. As you will see, Craig & Angela definitely know how to throw a party,but every guest left that night with a call to action to “Get Involved”. As a photographer, Angela turned photos she took (of amazing people and children that are suffering) into place settings and gifts to everyone so that they could walk away from their wedding at GET INVOLVED in something bigger than their blessed lives in the United States.

The “community” felt at this wedding was how it should be. The celebration was incredible, and the “message” of that day still resonates with us. Thank you so much Craig & Angela for not only inviting us into your lives as your wedding historians, but also as friends. Friends, family and bloggers, DEFINITELY leave a comment here if you enjoyed this glimpse into their wedding day!

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19 comments

  1. Sylvia says:

    Awe! That was so sweet and lovely! Thanks for sharing and brightening up a dull Tuesday afternoon :-)

  2. Daniel says:

    WOW! Yes! That was AWESOME! I found myself gripping my coffee cup so hard at the end of the movie, because I was so enthralled, motivated and pumped UP! What an awesome couple, what a beautiful story. I love it when I see a wedding movie like that, and then I want to go and take on the biggest challenge, just cause I know there are others out there who are taking on challenges. Thanks, Life Stage, job very well done.
    “In a world that needs Craig & Angela,” truer words could not be said. What a wise old man.
    On a different note, did the Pastor say, “Turn around to your peeps”? I love it.

  3. Amazing! Very Inspiring!
    Congratulations!

  4. Craig says:

    Matt and Melissa, You guys are amazing! Words cant describe what we felt when watching our video. Thank you so much for the words you said, thank you so much for all your hard work. You guys rock, lifestage. Your production of our wedding encouraged me to keep going over here. Thank you! Thank you!

  5. Angela says:

    Wow Matt and Melissa (and team!) – we are just loving the way you captured our day. I can repeat what Craig said but just know it’s doubled. :) Your kind words and excellent editing and video capturing really is amazing and we couldn’t have made a better choice than to go with you guys as our videographer! We will have a blast showing this to all our friends here and sending out the link to all our guests from the US. Thank you a million times over! And if you ever need a place to stay in South Africa you know who to call :)

  6. Tom Pehrson says:

    I got goosebumps watching this, Lifestage peeps. You rock!

  7. Zach Hedrington says:

    Brought tears to my eyes. You two are very special people and I hope you continue on the road together filled with blessing and joy…

  8. Alastair Geddes says:

    What a fabulous video of the Geddes/Hess wedding. A memory we will all cherish. We have a very specail couple of young people in Craig and Angela and the video team captured it well. We trust that many lives around the world will be touched by the lives of these two wonderful newly weds. Blessings to you both through the journey of life.

  9. Jeff Brouillet says:

    That was so beautiful, what an amazing story and such a great couple! That truly was inspiring to watch and brought many smiles to my face. :)

  10. Marty & Sandy says:

    There just are no words! I realize that you know this never happens to me…but there are no words. Only happy tears. We love you and so love your new wife. We will all meet one day. xo

  11. Leslie Ramos says:

    Wow! I actually got chills. You both are amazing people. I am very blessed to have you guys as friends. May the Lord bless your union always and may he keep taking you two to higher places.

  12. Harrison and Eileen says:

    We enjoyed being a part of your special day. Thanks for sharing the video with us! Congrats!

  13. John Moon says:

    Engaging film and some great storytelling. Beautiful work.

  14. Meg says:

    WOW! I don’t know even know this couple, but watching this left me teary eyed 3 times and gave me goose bumps! Great job of capturing such a God ordained union and inspiring couple! Simply Beautiful.

  15. Patricia says:

    Meg.. I am with you! I don’t even know this couple but it also brought tears to my eyes. This is by far one of the most beautiful highlights videos I have ever seen.

    Another masterpiece created by Life Stage.. quite frankly, I shouldn’t be so surprised.

  16. Barbosa's family says:

    Nice video Craig & Angela, congratulation maybe late but from the deeper of my heart

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