(Closed) If you’re not saying vows, how do you personalize the ceremony?

posted 11 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 6
834 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

u could have the officiant say a poem that you two like, or a poem that speak to your love…..

Post # 7
2204 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

what about asking a friend (or hiring an acquaintance) to sing a song if a reading isn’t your thing?

Post # 8
516 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

Maybe by song?

Post # 9
1560 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

we are doing the traditional vows – but i also wanted something personal – so we are doing a sand ceremony, which you can find tons of “scripts” for online – my minister and I re-wrote one I found online to be as personal/close to my church as possible – BUT you can totally find non-religious sand ceremonies:

here’s mine:


Post # 10
1268 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

We wrote our vows- but the officiate will be reading them- and all we have to say is We Do– otherwise I would be a sobbing mess-  I cant even think about the words wiritten without getting teary eyed- and its 5 months out still

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