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#1 angitalia23

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    Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:09 PM

    Tried a search on this but I think my wording is to generic because everything is coming up.

    Im trying to order my programs and when it comes to the ceremony besides the exchange of vows and sand ceremony, what is there?

    Oh my god am i bad bride...I honestly dont know! Im looking at my sisters who had a cathlioc ceremony and just the ceremony part is like three pages long...lol!
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    #2 trisha0612

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      Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:10 PM

      Do you wanna have any readings?
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      #3 DanielleNDerek

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        Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:12 PM

        Angela your not a bad bride, I have no idea what to put on my programs either.
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        #4 angitalia23

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          Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:15 PM

          Originally Posted by trisha0612
          Do you wanna have any readings?
          Probably not...
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          #5 ticia277

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            Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:39 PM

            Here are some things I listed in mine:

            Wedding Party
            In Memory

            Opening Prayer
            Giving of the Bride
            Unity Candle
            Closing Prayer
            Loving Married Life!

            #6 ticia277

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              Posted 10 March 2008 - 10:40 PM

              Oh.. and I added a Thank You Statement for the guests that traveled.
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              #7 Taradactyle

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                Posted 11 March 2008 - 03:38 AM

                You can include a short description of each member of the wedding party and their relationship to you/your FI. You can also add a thank you if anyone went above and beyond in helping you put together the wedding. Also, some brides include a little description about different traditions and symbols in the ceremony (e.g. meaning of the unity candle, or any other tradition).
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                #8 ErinB


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                  Posted 11 March 2008 - 05:47 PM

                  I don't remember where I found this but this is the order for a Christian Ceremony. Sorry it's so long!!! My programs are going to be skinny and the first page will have the order of the cermeony with music and reading cited. The second page will be about the bridal party I'm thinking of including our reading on the last page because I really like it.

                  The Wedding Ceremony

                  Processional - Music Selection____________________________

                  **The processional music begins with the seating of the honored guests; Seating of the Parents :Groom’s grandparents, Bride’s grandparents, Groom’s Parents, Bride’s Parents

                  Bridal Processional Begins - Music Selection_________________________________________ ______
                  •Minister and Groom enter usually from stage right. If the Groomsmen are not escorting the Bridesmaids down the aisle to the altar, they also enter together with the Minister and Groom.
                  •Bridesmaids enter, usually down the center aisle, one at a time. If the Groomsmen are escorting the Bridesmaids, they enter together.
                  •Maid or Matron of Honor enters. If she is being escorted by the Best Man, they enter together.
                  Wedding March Begins – Music Selection_________________________________________ ________
                  The Bride and her father enter. Typically the Bride's mother will stand as a signal for all of the guests to stand.
                  Opening Remarks - "The Call to Worship"
                  The Opening Prayer
                  Congregation is Seated
                  Giving Away of the Bride
                  Worship Song, Hymn / Solo or Chosen Reading
                  The Charge to Bride and Groom
                  The Pledge
                  Wedding Vows—At this moment in the wedding ceremony the Bride and Groom face one another.
                  Exchanging of the Rings
                  Lighting of the Unity Candle / Sand Ceremony
                  The Pronouncement
                  Holy Communion
                  The Closing Prayer
                  The Kiss
                  Presentation of the Couple
                  Recessional – Music Selection_______________________________
                  The wedding party exits the platform, typically in the following order:
                  •Bride and Groom
                  •Maid or Matron of Honor and Best Man
                  •Bridesmaids and Groomsmen
                  •Flower Girl and Ring Bearer
                  •The Ushers return for the honored guests who are escorted out in reverse order of their entrance.
                  •Ushers may then dismiss the remaining guests, either all at once, or one row at a time.

                  #9 Agape Gems

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                    Posted 11 March 2008 - 11:02 PM

                    thanks jamaicabride!
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                    #10 Maura


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                    Posted 11 March 2008 - 11:06 PM

                    Corey (coreyphil) posted her ceremony programs and they were fantastic. let me see if i can find the thread.

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