Attending the ceremony were Sir Wellington Brookins, son; Danny Bakewell, Sr., LA Sentinel Executive Publisher; Rev. Francine Brookins, daughter; and Steve Brookins, son.
Bishop H. Hartford and Rev. Rosalynn Brookins recently renewed their wedding vows after 21 years of marriage. The ceremony was held December 18 at The Reef Restaurant in Long Beach.
Photographer Clayton Everett captured the joyful occasion through beautiful pictures.
Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, Sr., (r) conducted the ceremony. Rev. Walter Garrett looks on. Bishop Kirkland is president of the General Board and presiding prelate of the 5th Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Church.
Committee members who coordinated the occasion were (from left) Sister Margaret Bush-Ware, Lady Janet Gloyd, Rev. Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis, Sister Gwen Jones, Lady Yvette Williams, Rev. Lori Beason, Rev. Dr. Helen Easterling-Williams, Lady Sudonna Moss Logan, Rev. Francine Brookins, Rev. Dr. Velma Union, and Rev. Debra Ward. Miss Ife Davis and Miss Ayanna Ward are on each side of Bishop and Rev. Brookins.
Bishop H. Hartford and Rev. Rosalynn Brookins enjoy the reception.