Lora Leigh Griggs-Tynes and William Samuel Tynes (serving in the Army Reserve and U.S. Army respectively) of Heidleberg, Germany, formerly of Fairhope, wish to announce the Sacramental Blessing of their marriage, 6 p.m. June 23, 2007 at St. Thomas By The Sea Catholic Church in Orange Beach.

The wedding was initially planned for June 18, 2005 at Sacred Heart Chapel in Battles Wharf. The couple was called to serve in Iraq prior to the ceremony.

A private civil union joined them as husband and wife on Feb. 19, 2005.

Family and friends are lovingly invited to attend and celebrate this much anticipated joyous occasion.

A reception will immidiately follow in the Cusack Parish Hall.