Role model couple

posted 2 years ago in Christian
Post # 2
409 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

They sound like a “mentor couple”.

Post # 3
792 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

purenuptial :  Don’t have a name suggesstion but I just wanted to say how blessed you are to not only have family, but chuch family to help support your marriage!

Post # 4
3001 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

There is such a thing as a godparent of the wedding. My friend who is Mexican Catholic had this. Like you they were a married couple who could help guide them in their marriage. The couple didn’t walk down the aisle but they were at the front and I think read a prayer and put the lasso over them … 

Post # 5
50 posts
Worker bee

My husband and I were asked to do this for a young couple at our church.  We did not walk in with the wedding party but were called up during the service.  The pastor explained that we were commiting to praying for the couple throughout their first year of marriage.  We took communion with them. I do not remember what they called us in the ceremony, but we were called their mentors that first year. 

Post # 6
1043 posts
Bumble bee

I would ask your priest or religious officiant if there is a term they would suggest.

Post # 7
51 posts
Worker bee

In Romania that’s exactly what we call them: godparents. All couples getting married in the church (Eastern Orthodox) have to choose their godparents, which is usually another more experienced married couple. But many times they are just a couple that is close to the bride and groom. They call them godparents, but also spiritual parents. 

Post # 8
1841 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

I live in west africa and here they also call them godparents.

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