Church starts wedding ministry

DOWNEY - Downey Memorial Christian Church has announced the creation of a wedding ministry to assist couples interested in marrying at the church.The church has hosted hundreds of weddings since its founding in 1958. Its new minister, Dr. Dennis Short, her performed more than 1,000 weddings over the last 30 years. Short also holds a masters degree in Counseling from Chapman University where he served as campus minister from 1975-91. He offers pre-marital counseling to interested couples. Associate pastor Annica Terrones has been at Downey Memorial Christian Church for two years and conducts weddings in both Spanish and English, or bilingual. She has performed "a number" of weddings at the church and also offers pre-marital counseling. She and her husband have been married 20 years.

********** Published: November 17, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 31