Wedding bells: Here are the first pictures from Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson's big day

Manuela Cardiga
Jul 12, 2018
10:11 P.M.
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Yet another of the Duggar clan tied the knot in a joyful celebration of faith and love

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Josiah Duggar, the reality star from The Counting On married Lauren Swanson on the 30th of June 2018 at John Brown University Cathedral of the Ozarks in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, reported People.com.

The happy couple confided that before the wedding their respective parents had given them advice on how to build a happy and successful marriage.

The pillar of their union, they revealed, is their faith. They have vowed to each other to keep Christ central in their marriage.

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“My family also encouraged me to look for every chance to serve Lauren — to genuinely serve her and put her first, ahead of myself.”

Josiah Duggar

“My parents encouraged me to be Josiah’s biggest fan, offer him support and encouragement. Think the best, never assume the worst. Be his biggest cheerleader.”

Lauren Swanson

 People.com30th June 2018

They both believe that marriage is a gift from God and putting Christ first is the most important thing they can do to ensure that their marriage is strong, healthy and able to withstand all difficulties of life.

The couple was married by Lauren’s father Dwain Swanson in a deeply spiritual and touching ceremony.

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Read more about the Duggars on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.

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The couple chose an unusual combination of colors for their wedding theme: grey and blue, pink and olive, as well as green and white.

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Lauren's wedding dress was an elegant creation with a boat neckline, short sleeves, and a form-fitting silhouette that opened into a tulip skirt.

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Jana Duggar and Anna Duggar helped to make the eight handmade blush-colored dresses for each of Lauren's bridesmaids.

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Guests were treated to cupcakes, a candy bar, and a strawberry shortcake, and a gigantic heart-shaped wedding cake at the reception.

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"What a joy it is to be husband and wife!" the couple said in a joint statement. "Our wedding day was absolutely perfect!"

It only remains for all the fans and followers of the happy couple to wish them all possible joy and happiness in their future life together.

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