What’s the Order of the Ceremony

Here’s a rough outline of a traditional ceremony. ¬†Feel free to mix up the ceremony to meet your personal preference:

  • Processional
  • Welcome/Statement of Intent
  • Rose Presentation to Mothers/Grandmothers (Optional)
  • Reading or Poem (Optional)
  • Blessing of Hands (Optional)
  • Wedding Vows
  • Reading or Poem (Optional)
  • Ring Exchange (Optional)
  • Unity Candle (Optional)
  • Prayer (Optional)
  • Blessing (Optional)
  • Introduction of new Husband and Wife
  • Recessional