(Closed) Wedding Ceremony Help!!

posted 5 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 2
398 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - Norton Country Club

We are having my stepfather officiate, so I’m in a similar situation.  First, we read this: http://offbeatbride.com/2013/02/friend-officiant#.Uz3SHIVbNQ4  Then, we went to this: http://offbeatbride.com/2012/10/wedding-ceremony-101#.Uz3SXYVbNQ4

I’m not sure if either will help, but they gave us some great starting points at least.  By the way, I think it’s very sweet to have a loved one involved.  The only weird thing is when my stepdad tells people, “Oh, I’m going to marry wvlefty in December!” and people mistake the officiating for the marrying my Fiance will do… awkward!

Post # 3
4940 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014


jess21love:   I’m not sure what you mean by “layout” – do you mean the written ceremony and vows, or where people stand?

If you are referring to the written vows, you can google “wedding vows”  or “sample wedding vows”  or even “secular wedding vows”  and pick out parts you like, words you like, and piece it together.  That’s what we did for our secular wedding, with a family member officiating.  


Post # 4
9181 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

Google “a practical wedding writing ceremony” – you’ll get some great blog posts from A Practical Wedding that are really helpful.

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