John and Chelsy Maxwell’s Wedding Pictures

About a week after the wedding, I shared iPhone pictures from John and Chelsy’s wedding, along with the story + timeline of the day.

Now, it’s time to share the real pictures! Laura did an excellent job, and her smiling, joyful presence was a huge blessing.

Enjoy a peek into the day.

Mary Maxwell

Hair time.

Sarah Maxwell
John Maxwell

Amazing the day had arrived for John to become a married man.


Anna and Chelsy

Mary and Chelsy

Chelsy and me

Lots of bridesmaids!

Love this one.

The entire wedding party.

The new Maxwell family
John and Chelsy with Steve and Teri

Dad and Mom with the new couple

With GiGi

Maxwell siblings with John and Chelsy Maxwell

The moms

The time had arrived, and John walked Mom down the aisle.

If you’ll notice, Danny didn’t make it in the group. He ended up coming out with Christopher on stage.My favorite part of the ceremony might just have been when Mr. Bontrager asked my younger siblings to step forward. You see, if it hadn’t been for Dad and Mom’s change of heart regarding children, those lives wouldn’t be here. Including, no wedding for John and Chelsy. A very tender moment.

As you can see, there were so many people to fit into a relatively small space for the reception. But people managed!

I thought the coffee station clever and inviting.

Taco soup for dinner!

Some in the bridal party shared during the reception, and then they opened it up for others.

Those in the kitchen worked hard!

The new couple with Christopher and Anna Marie’s family.

Joseph, Jesse, and a few others braved the cold (as in 0 degrees!)  to decorate John’s truck. They did a stunning job.

That inflatable was really grand.

After the send-off, John and Chelsy came back, they did a private family goodbye. Such a special time!

“And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the
Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.”
(Colossians 3:17)

16 thoughts on “John and Chelsy Maxwell’s Wedding Pictures”

  1. Such a beautiful moment in your family. May God bless them immensely. Love to all,

  2. What wonderful, sweet photos of a beautiful wedding!!
    Thank you for sharing these – – such treasured memories of their special day. 🙂
    Love, Mrs. Patti

  3. Beautiful!!!! Such a wonderful testimony and example you all are.

    Thank you for sharing the day with us!!!

    God Bless all of you and especially the new family!!!

    PS. I have been really enjoying Teri’s Mom’s Letters. I don’t see where I can post a reply and let her know. So would you please tell her for me. Thanks for all the encouragement!!!!

  4. Looks like a very Christ centered wedding, beautiful. Chelsy’s ring is very unique, did John design it?

  5. Oh I didn’t know we were gonna get to see more pictures! What a pleasant surprise! I love Chelsie’s dress. And how she played John a song on the piano during the wedding. I think I’ll do that when I get married! I love Chelsie’s ring and the bridesmaid dresses and the inflatable in the truck and that picture of John and Chelsie in the snow. OK my comments to long, but I love weddings!

  6. The wedding was simply beautiful. I did watch the live stream! I love barefoot brides!! And the ring entrance was cool, however, Chelsy forgetting her vows was the best!! Love how she is able to laugh at herself! The inflatable was funny too!


  7. Loving all the wedding photos!
    What a beautiful day to remember.
    Sending our love.

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