- 8 years ago
- Wedding: October 2011
So, I’m trying to think of ways to include people in the wedding. I have a good friend who i was debating asking to be a Bridesmaid or Best Man, but because of time/$ restrictions on her part, I don’t want to make her feel pressured to commit to anything.
In taking with my Maid/Matron of Honor, she helped me realize that a nice thing to do would have them participate in a part of the wedding or reception. I know the idea of readings are always nice, but I don’t want anyone to feel uncomfortable reading in front of people. (I have memories of doing that at a wedding when I was younger and feeling a bit panicky).
So, my new thought is to have a ceremony of some sort and have my friend, my fiance’s sister, and our moms participate. What I’m stuck on is what the ceremony itself will be. I want to keep it small, because I want it really to feel like the people doing it are special…and not that a larger group wouldn’t be, but it feels somewhat watered down if its a lot of people.
So, some ideas (or idea) have been candlelighting of some sort, or a Jewish tradition (I don’t know if one exists). Has anyone ever done anything like this, or been creative with incorporating people? Any feedback would be super awesome! thank you!