Weddings (Sept. 26, 2012)


Jost, Cummings exchange vows 

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Jost Cummingswedding

Meghan Jost of Hillsboro and Ian Cummings of Gillette, N.J., exchanged wedding vows at 10:30 a.m. July 21.

The double-ring, dual ceremony was at Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Wichita, with Father Michael Linnebur, Newman University chaplain, and Pastor Morita Truman, the bride’s pastor, of Hillsboro United Methodist Church officiating.

Parents of the bride are Keith and Cheryl Jost of Hillsboro. Grandparents are Bert and Alice Jost of Hillsboro and the late Harold and Elinor Wilcox of Newton.

The groom’s parents are James and Laura Cummings of Gillette, N.J. Grandparents are Sal and Marie Calandra of Riverhead, N.Y., and Irene Cummings and the late Ed Cummings of Brentwood, N.Y.

The cantor was Rebekah Baldridge and scripture reader was Angelica Ayers, both of Wichita.

The altar was decorated with two freestanding arrangements of red roses, white calla lilies and green hydrangeas, along with two lighted candelabra.

Gift carriers were Abby and Andrew Driggers of Hillsboro and Matthew and Gabi Ranaudo of Bayport, N.Y.

The bride’s aunts and uncles, Doug and Kathy Wilcox of Wichita, Cathy Dietrich of Riverside, Calif., and Darrell and Charlene Driggers of Hillsboro, were wedding hosts.

Ceremony musicians were soloist Rebekah Baldridge, pianist Simon Hill of Cunningham and the Grace String Quartet of Wichita.

The bride’s dress was a strapless ivory A-line ball gown with a light gold lace overlay featuring a sweetheart neckline and a ruched, satin waistband accented with crystal and beaded applique.

During the reception, the bride changed into a short, strapless white cocktail dress with a ruched bodice and a jeweled accent at the waist. The skirt was made up of white rosettes. She also wore this dress to the wedding after-party.

Her bouquet was red roses, white calla lilies and greenery.

The maids of honor were Monica Hill of Cunningham and Amber King of Hillsboro.

Bridesmaids were Bridget Bugner of Wichita, Rachelle Goldsby of Hillsboro and Kara McIntyre of Wellington.

Flower girls were Rylie and Austyn Driggers of Hillsboro and Taylin Frick of Hesston.

The best man was Brian Cummings, the groom’s brother, of Gillette, N.Y.

Groomsmen were Alex Jost, the bride’s twin brother, of Hillsboro, Francisco Fields of Newton and Lyle Valentine of Derby.

The ringbearer was Carson Batterton of Hillsboro. The ringbearer’s escorts were Reed Batterton and Jaeten Loewen, both of Hillsboro.

Seating attendants were Chelsea Bebermeyer of Hillsboro, Cliff and Jenna Fox of Caney, Suzy Lindsay of Hillsboro and Jandi Nikkel and Ray Williams, both of Wichita.

The reception was a champagne brunch following the ceremony and featured live cooking stations by Blue Moon Catering at ABODE?Venue, both in Wichita.

Reception musicians were Tatsuya Hidano Jazz Combo of Wichita.

Melissa Bartel and Carol Dirks, both of Hillsboro, were reception coordinators.

A supper and after-party was hosted by the bride’s parents for out-of-state guests and college friends of the couple at River City Brewery in Wichita.

A rehearsal dinner and party was hosted by the groom’s parents July 20 at The Alley in Wichita. Guests enjoyed cosmic bowling, games and a cookout-style supper.

The bride is a 2008 graduate of Hillsboro High School and 2012 graduate of Newman University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The bride is a registered nurse at Via Christi-St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita.

The groom is a 2008 graduate of Oratory Prep High School in Summit, N.J., and a 2012 graduate of Newman University with dual bachelor degrees in psychology and criminal justice.

He is employed with Office Depot in Wichita and pursuing a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Emporia State University.

They honeymooned in Key West, Fla., and are at home in Wichita.


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