(Closed) Advice on Position for the person who introduced us?

posted 7 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
5892 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Usher or lighting a special candle or make him a groomsman.

Post # 4
1553 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Could he be an usher?  Ushers aren’t always one of the groomsmen.  Or could he hand out the wedding programs or be a guestbook attendant?

He could also light candles (if you aren’t having your mothers do this).  If you are having a Catholic ceremony, he could bring up the gifts.

If you don’t really want to give him a “job” you could still give him a boutoniere to designate him as  “special” guest.  You could also put a thank you in your wedding program (and on your wedding website if you have one) and a short description about the role he played in introducing you to each other.  Your Fiance might also want to do a special toast thanking him for introducing you to him.


Post # 5
5977 posts
Bee Keeper

Yikes…talk about presumptuous! My then boyfriend and I had introduced friends of ours in college as well, and they got married. Though I was a bridesmaid in the wedding, I never expected to be or felt entitled to be in the wedding. It was definitely an honor, and I treated it that way.

Perhaps you can have this guy do a reading in the wedding or honor him somehow in the program? That’s what the couple did for me and my then boyfriend. I thought it was really sweet of them to mention us in the program, but certainly didn’t expect it!

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