(Closed) What goes in the program?

posted 7 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 4
7311 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

We have ours set-up like this:

  1. Front Cover
  2. Thank you message and photo (cuz I wanted an excuse to use an engagement photo)
  3. Important people (wedding party, readers, immediate family)
  4. Crossword Puzzle (to pass the time while people wait)
  5. Ceremony description (ceremony element, who is involved, any pertinant info/explanation)
  6. Back cover (quote from Goodridge v. Masachussets)

Post # 5
64 posts
Worker bee

All I did was list titles & names

Post # 6
2580 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I just finished putting ours together. Ours is set up like this:

1. Front Cover/Photo

2. Thank you letter from bride and groom, note about missing those no longer with us

3. Wedding Party

4. Explanation of Pre-Ceremony Traditions

5. Explanation

Our parents are both walking us down the aisle, so I included them in the Wedding Party section.

ETA: I didn’t know the exact order, so I just put bridesmaids and groomsmen in alphabetical order, and identified the Maid/Matron of Honor and Best Man separately. I also included our Officiant, parents, usher, ring bearer, and flower girl in the Wedding Party page.

Post # 7
4582 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m not doing traditional programs. Instead, I’ll just be writing pertinent information on a chalkboard.

I’ll keep it simple, listing the names of our Bridal Party and parents, our officiant (who’s FI’s dad so I guess I’ll list him twice!), and the order of ceremony elements (processional, greeting, declaration of intent, reading [title, author and who is reading it], exchange of vows, exchange of rings, pronouncement)

Post # 10
5110 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2011

Thank you for posting I was going to have to ask. I dont have to now lol. I will just have to keep an eye on this thread.

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