What does wedding officiant say?

What does wedding officiant say?

Usually, the last thing the officiant says is, "I present to you Mr./Mrs. and Mrs./Mr. (last name)," if one party is changing their name or, "I present to you the newly married couple, (name) and (name)," if they are not.

Where does the unity candle go in the ceremony?

It represents two people (and families) becoming one. How does the unity candle ceremony work? Traditionally, the mothers of the bride and groom each light a taper candle and place it beside the larger unity candle at the beginning of the wedding ceremony.

How do you introduce divorced parents in a wedding?

If you really want to have divorced or remarried parents enter for introductions, it is imperative that you discuss it with them in advance. When in doubt about “seated” or “entering” introductions, always choose “seated” introductions. For remarried parents, there's an easy, tasteful way to introduce each couple.

What is the time between a wedding ceremony and reception called?

Cocktail Hour. That is what everyone calls it. @ReddoGirl: What about “cocktail hour”.

How do you perform a wedding ceremony and reception in the same room?

When using the same space for both ceremony and reception, consider exchanging vows on an elevated platform so everyone can see. Instead of saying “I do” at the front of the room (where your head table would be), consider standing on the dance floor. That way, more guests will have a great view.

What is the difference between anniversary and ceremony?

is that ceremony is a ritual with religious significance while anniversary is of a significant event, a day that is an exact number of years (to the day) since the event occurred often preceded by an ordinal number indicating the number of years that have elapsed since the event.

How do you word a wedding invitation with a reception at a different location?

If the reception is at a different location, you can list the venue on the following line, or you may decide to include a separate insert card (called a reception card) inviting guests to the reception, with the venue's full address.