Today, a patient at our Sue Ryder St John's Hospice married his long-term girlfriend in the grounds of the hospice.
The civil part of the marriage was performed by the Registrar from Central Bedfordshire and the blessing of their marriage was conducted by the Anglican Chaplain of the hospice.
Everyone in the hospice worked as a team to make this very special day possible. The chefs cooked a delicious buffet for the family and friends of the bride and the groom. The nurses on the IPU who are providing care today didn't want to miss the wedding, so they all attended wearing hats honorably borrowed from our on-site shop.
The Chaplain prayed hard all morning that the sun would shine during the ceremony, and, thankfully, it did.
We wish them every happiness.