Josiah Duggar is a married man!
The Counting On star married Lauren Swanson on Saturday at the John Brown University of Ozarks Cathedral in Siloam Springs, Arkansas
"What a pleasure to be husband and wife ! "The couple exclusively tells the people about the special celebration of the Duggar family. "Our wedding day was absolutely perfect!"
Duggar added, "What was even more perfect was to see my beautiful bride walking down the aisle, we are so grateful that the Lord has brought us here and we can not wait for our journey as a husband and wife
For her special day, the bride chose a wedding dress from The White Dress Boutique, while she was eight bridesmaids wore reddish brown dresses handcrafted by Jana Duggar and Josh Duggars wife Anna.
The ceremony was led by Lauren's father Dwain Swanson, and the romantic theme included flowers, wood and iron. For their wedding colors, the couple chose a combination of gray and blue, pink and olive, and green and white.
At the front desk, guests enjoyed muffins, a chocolate bar and a strawberry cake heart-shaped wedding cake
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Before they said "I," the couple hosted a "summer-style" indoor cook rehearsal dinner with burgers, sausages, and sides on the menu.
The newlyweds first They announced that they would court in January and become engaged only two months later.
"We are overjoyed to begin this new phase of our lives together," said Josiah People in January. "Over the years, our family's friendship has enabled us to meet as friends, and I can definitely say that I have found a great friend … even better than I had hoped or thought."
He drove "I appreciate Lauren's Christlike character and his tender heart over others, bringing sunshine into the room and encouraging everyone around her, and I've always noticed that in every situation she's looking for someone to be sad or lonely shines forth and quickly lights her day by sharing words of hope, an encouraging scripture, a prayer, or even a simple smile. "
Lauren is the eldest of eight children and has been a family friend of the Duggars for years TLC's Counting On returns Monday, July 30 at 9 / 8c. A series of 19 Kids and Counting shows up.