Church Rejection: Nigerian Couple Faces Disappointment on Wedding Day
In a surprising turn of events, Israel Kennedy and his fiancée, Miss Rose, experienced heartbreak when their planned wedding at the Assemblies of God Church in Aba was abruptly canceled.
The reason behind the cancellation was the revelation of Miss Rose’s pregnancy, deemed a violation of the church’s strict policies against premarital pregnancy.
Suspended and Fined: Couple Faces Consequences for Church Violation
Not only was the wedding canceled, but the church’s board of directors also suspended and fined Israel Kennedy and Miss Rose for breaching the church’s founding laws.
The couple, along with their guests, were left disappointed, having invested time and money in the preparations for the ceremony.
Finding Hope and a New Beginning: Couple’s Resilience Shines Through
Despite the setback, Israel Kennedy received unwavering support from friends, family, and in-laws. With their assistance, the couple embarked on a journey to find a new church that would embrace their love and allow them to exchange vows.
The search led them to a church in Enyimba City that agreed to marry them, adhering to its own constitution.
A Joyful Union: Couple Ties the Knot in Enyimba City Church
The new church, whose name is being withheld, became the beacon of hope for Israel Kennedy and Miss Rose. They found acceptance and understanding, with the religious house stating that couples like them are considered married once traditional marriage rites are fulfilled.
The couple, now husband and wife, has moved beyond the embarrassment of the previous church’s rejection.
Love Triumphs Over Adversity: Couple’s Happy Ending
Uche Simeon, a friend of the couple, shared their joy, stating that the couple is now happily married. The initial embarrassment and sanctions from their original church have been overshadowed by the resilience and determination of Israel Kennedy and Miss Rose to celebrate their love in the face of adversity.