OUR CEREMONIES

Below is the customary Order of Service for a Wedding Ceremony:

  • Prelude
  • Processional
  • Invocation (Opening Words)
  • Family Support (Who gives this Woman)
  • Opening Prayer / Blessing
  • Remembrance
  • Charge To Couple / Consent (Free will, no one is making them get hitched)
  • Readings
  • Vows / Promises
  • Ring Blessing / Exchange
  • SPECIAL CEREMONY PARTS (Optional)
    • Honoring Mothers (mothers light the candles to be used in Unity Candle ceremony)
    • Unity Candle
    • Unity Family / Sand / Water / Wine / Love Letters / Etc...
    • Hand Fasting
    • Rose Exchange
    • Rose Presentation
    • Community Affirmation
  • Closing Blessing / Benediction
  • Pronouncement
  • Breaking The Glass
  • Presentation of Couple
  • Recessional
  • Receiving Line
  • Special: Bubbles / Bird Seed or Release Of Doves / Butterflies

Items in bold must be done to be considered a marriage ceremony, and allow the officiant to sign the paperwork...