Josh and Lisa Wilkes!

We were so privileged to be able to pitch in and assist with the wedding preparations of our dear friends Joshua Wilkes and Lisa Butler, and to witness their joyful union on September 17. Here are some of our pictures from the event.
Emily helping wrap the gifts!It was a lovely outdoor weddingGetting the flowers just rightMichael was responsible for transporting the bridal party in this lovely make-shift limousine!

We were so glad to be there!Robert, Kendalyn and Daniel made it in for the wedding too!

We had so many good friends there! What a joyous reunion!Rejoicing in what God has brought together!

In the presence of the LordThe whole wedding was a beautiful testimony of a new family begun in a God-honoring way!

For more pictures, check out the Wilkes’, and Neelys’ websites!

“And with Thy blessing let the house of Thy servant be blessed forever” (2 Samuel 7:29).


  1. Sarah Wilkes October 14, 2011 at 4:07 pm #

    What a beautiful time it was to see my dear brother get married to my new sister Lisa!
    God truly makes everything beautiful in His timing….Eccl.3:11.
    Great pictures Esther!

  2. Michael October 15, 2011 at 9:56 am #

    That was a real highlight of the year. Thanks for taking the time to post it Esther.
    And we very highly recommend the Hynes family’s home as a great place to stay! THANK YOU Hynes family for your incredible hospitality despite the crazy schedule!

  3. Jenny Wilkes October 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm #

    What a glorious day that was!
    It’s hard to believe that they have been married for a month and one day already! My, does time fly.
    We are truly rejoicing in God’s goodness.

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