Alan Neale

A Review of which to be proud…

I am so encouraged to receive and read this review… it was published on Wedding Wire. Nicole strikes all the chords that are music to my ears. Wonderful! Proud and affirmed to read this recent review… Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0 Nicole said… My husband and I are… Continue reading

A Recent Newport Wedding…

  When talking with couples about the nature of their ceremony often the question of “God-talk” arises. Couples generally will define themselves as spiritual but, for various reasons, have hesitations about institutional religion (but then, who doesn’t?). Jackie and Nate chose as their central reading that was packed with spiritual significance; it was a joyful… Continue reading

Sermon “Mixed Feelings about Mixed Feelings”. Sunday July 9, 2017. Trinity Church, Newport RI. The Reverend Alan Neale

  The experience of “mixed feelings” is, I believe, intricately linked to the whole business of unrealistic or unconsidered expectations. But, frankly, though we “can’t live with them” neither can we “live without them” – at least, this side of eternity. So we urgently need someone to rescue us and provide a temporary pause, albeit… Continue reading