Blessings and Prayers for the Marriage Journey

A young couple walking in The Maples in Woodland, California about to begin their journey of Marriage

In a wedding ceremony, you can choose to add a blessing, prayer, reading, or poem. Penned by famous and less well-known authors, religious leaders or inspired artists, these literary passages give a grounding force to your ceremony script. Here is an excerpt from “Blessings for the Journey” by Buddhist Wendy Nakao. It is very special to Wedwordy and to couples who choose to add it to their ceremony. Sensei Wendy was so gracious in permitting its use in our app – we owe her deep gratitude for sharing such beautiful words with us. To select it in Wedwordy, go to the Element “Blessings & Prayers”. It is number 10 of 14 available passages.

“Let us vow to bear witness to the wholeness of life,
realizing the completeness of each and every thing.
Embracing our differences,
I shall know myself as you,
and you as myself.
May we serve each other
for all our days,
here, there, and everywhere.”

 

Photo Credit | Nick Graham Photography

Wherever Inspiration Takes Hold, Be Ready to Write

A couple uses their smartphone to edit their wedding script via Wedwordy, the wedding app

Composing the wedding ceremony script is often not a one-shot start to finish task.  And like any creative endeavor, you can’t force it to happen by sitting at your desktop at home. Getting those meaningful words on (digital) paper takes time and patience and flexibilty.  Inspiration strikes anytime, anywhere. So wouldn’t it be great to have Wedwordy?

Having a Web-based app to compose your wedding ceremony words is gold! Wherever you have access to the Internet, you have access to Wedwordy, whether it be your desktop, laptop, iPad, or smart phone. Once you create an account, you can begin your first draft and work on it all at once, or a little at a time. The file is automatically saved as an “in progress” draft as you continue to select passages, edit, write, revise, and refine.

Wedwordy knows: meaningful words are sparked by meaningful interaction. Start at home. Resume at the park. Finish at a romantic getaway. So when inspiration takes hold of the writer in you, Wedwordy is your virtual pen and paper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit | Holly D Photography

In Your Ceremony, Share the Story of How You Met

A man and women walking down the aisle at an outdoor wedding ceremony

Every couple has a uniqe story of how they met and fell in love! Share yours in your ceremony to give it added intimacy, personality, and humor. Your guests will love it. Here’s how with Wedwordy.

Select the element “Story | Admire”

In your ceremony sequence called the “Elements Flow” in Wedwordy, add “Story | Admire” from the Elements Library.

Place it in your Elements Flow

A great place to tell your story in the ceremony is after the Greeting, when your officiant has welcomed the guests. In Wedwordy, simply drag the element Story | Admire to the position below Greeting in the Elements Flow page, and Save Draft.

Select the passage “Story of How We Met”

When you click on the element Story | Admire, it opens two passages you can choose from. Click on the passage “Story of How We Met”.

Respond to the prompts

Read and reflect on the prompts and you can start typing in your responses to help you organize your thoughts. You might decide that this is the section of your ceremony you will hand off to your officiant to draft your story. In which case, simply give your officiant access your draft or you can paste it in after he or she has written it. Here are the prompts:

  1. When, where, and how did the two of you meet?
  2. What attracted you to each other?
  3. When did you begin dating officially?
  4. When would you say you fell in love?
  5. When did you become engaged?
  6. What qualities do you admire in each other?
  7. What do you enjoy doing together?
  8. What do you look forward to in your married life?

Draft your story

From your responses, you or your officiant can begin drafting your story. It may undergo some revisions and refinements. If your officiant wrote it, you should review it and be clear that he or she follow the script (if you want to avoid the unexpected sharing of too-personal information!).

Here is a finished story!

Borrowed from our friends at Tan Weddings & Events, here is a story the officiant wrote for the couple. (The names have been changed.)

 

In a restaurant bar with billiards, one would expect to hear patrons enjoying meals and playing pool. However, on an evening in March of 2015, the clack of balls bouncing from a pool table onto the floor, followed by hysterical laughter, would draw some attention. Honing in on the mildly annoying cackle, Michael was amused to see a beautiful young woman with a pool cue! It was Lauren, who was there on the invitation by her potential employer. She noticed Michael staring at her half annoyed and half intrigued!

Despite her lack of pool skills, Lauren got the job and by July, had moved to San Francisco to begin work at the firm, where Michael was as a designer. They introduced themselves to each other, and sat in adjacent desks. Lauren and Michael discovered how much they enjoyed conversations with each other. They talked about favorite TV shows, and places to eat in San Francisco. After work, genuinely concerned for her safety, Michael would escort her home, leaving her to her routine of staying in and binging on How I Met Your Mother. Michael did his best to convince her to get out more and explore the City.

On a company outing, a co-worker blurted out to Lauren, “You should totally marry Michael!” Lauren responded, “Are you joking!?” Michael was within earshot and feigned disinterest.

With those words planted in each of their minds, the two spent more time together at work and friendly conversations became intimate. One evening in October, Micahel was determined to kiss Lauren. He also had been thinking of quitting his job, so if Lauren rejected his advances, he would simply leave work the next day to avoid the awkwardness. Well, luckily they kissed, and he kept his job.

The couple began dating, spending every moment together. Lauren eventually left her apartment since she hadn’t even used her keys for the past two months! She moved in with Michael on Valentine’s Day of 2016!

Their friendship and romance has grown. They enjoy time at the beach, obsessed with brunch and snorkeling, and driving up and down the coast just to talk for hours. They travel far to beautiful tropical locales, and near to the neighborhood diner every weekend for breakfast and coffee.

The couple shares a mutual admiration. Lauren says this of Michael, “Michael gets stuff done, he is obsessed with efficiency and optimizing things; he really, really cares about doing things the right way; he’s extremely empathetic, and he is the absolute most hilarious and ridiculous person I’ve ever met.”

Michael, in turn, admires Lauren for the following, “Her ability to be the very best at anything she takes on – she used to be the absolute most terribly worst cook on the planet; her love of spreadsheets, which maximizes every experience; how she makes me feel like the funniest person on the planet; and Lauren inspires me to have the confidence we will be happy together forever.”

On that evening of March 2015, for Lauren who did not show much proficiency with billiards, she landed the one perfect shot in her corner pocket – Michael!

 

Photo Credit | Nick Graham Photography

 

Create Your Ceremony with Wedwordy and Your Officiant

Officiant reading from a wedding ceremony script a man and his betrothed hold hands

With Wedwordy, creating your wedding script with your officiant has never been easier! Whether you have asked a friend or family member to officiate, or have hired a professional, you and your officiant can use Wedwordy as a collaboration tool to create the wedding ceremony script together. Here’s how.

SIGN UP

First, create your Wedwordy account. Just follow the prompts on the website.

SHARE

Share your username and password with your officiant. Both of you now have access to the app!

COMPOSE

To start composing your wedding ceremony script, you’ll first select a template. Then as you go through each of the elements of your ceremony, you’ll choose passages that best resonate with you. With some of the elements, you might use a “blank passage” to write your own or leave open for your officiant. The app auto-saves your work as an “In Progress” draft.

COLLABORATE

Direct your officiant to the “In Progress” draft in Wedwordy. Let them know what passages to edit and refine or to write completely. Being able to collaborate with your officiant is easy with Wedwordy. Allowing your officiant to write portions of the ceremony gives them an opportunity to impart it with a bit of their personality and speaking style. You might even have your officiant write the story of how you and your loved one met. How you and your officiant decide to work together will create the perfect wedding words!

SAVE AS DOCUMENT

When you have fine-tuned the draft, click on “Save As Document”. You now have your completed wedding ceremony script, ready to print for your big day!

 

Photo Credit | Holly D Photography

 

Fab Features of a Ceremony Your Guests Will Appreciate

Table displaying features for wedding ceremony guests including a book to write a message to the newlyweds

During the ceremony, all eyes may be on the two of you, but your guests will still be paying attention to the little details. From the guests’ first arrival to the venue, the wedding celebration is truly a sensory experience. What they see, hear, touch, smell – all add to their overall impression. Here are a few thoughts to consider to give your guests a welcoming and wonderful experience. This post addresses specifically the time the guests arrive to when you walk the aisle as newlyweds!

PARKING

Make sure that the venue has ample parking and if not, arrange a shuttle, or valet service. If you know there are guests with limited mobility, map out the safest route so ushers or signage can direct them accordingly.

SIGNAGE

Be strategic where to place signs so guests are properly oriented to the day’s events. Chalkboards are still the latest trends in signage, but wood planks and window panes are also popular. Try something different like blackened metal, marble, slate, and tile. Whatever the surface, make sure the signs are legible and most importantly, that they clearly direct guests with locations, instructions, and event timelines.

REFRESHMENTS

It’s no fun as a guest to brave some windy country road to your secluded venue destination on a hot day, only to arrive to the site, sweaty in a suit, without any cold water to drink! Pre-wedding refreshments not only welcome guests but tell them you care about their comfort as well as their health. Have a table set up with cool herb- and fruit-infused water. Wine and champagne are options to consider. Have candy and mints available, or go for lite appetizer fare if appropriate.

WELCOME AND GIFT TABLE

One smart landing spot for guests is the welcome table. Draped and decorated for a cohesive look with your wedding, the table can have the guest book, framed couple engagement photos, and space for cards/gifts.

MUSIC

The prelude music offers guests some level of entertainment and ambience that signals a special affair. Choose a DJ that will play that perfect song list or the live musician who can put your guests into the mood for a wedding.

SEATING

Whether you have invited 16 or 160, comfort is key. The chair itself does not have to be the most expensive to rent, but think about the placement so that guests do not have to withstand extremes of weather, for instance, glaring, direct sun. Also, angled, curved, and row length can affect the guests’ enjoyment. Ideally, every seat should have a good view of the two of you, and encourage getting to know each other.

CEREMONY LENGTH AND TONE

Your guests came from far and near to see the two of you exchange vows and kiss as newlyweds. They neither want the ceremony to be too short nor too long. But what is “just right”? That’s really up to you, but a typical ceremony length is between 20-30 minutes, including the processional and recessional. Also, you want the ceremony to reflect the two of you – do not feel obligated to entertain your guests with bells and whistles at the ceremony, they would rather experience something that is authentically you.

PERSONAL VOWS AND STORY

Some of the more popular elements of a ceremony are the couple’s exchange of personal vows, and a retelling of the story of how they met. Consider adding these to give your ceremony an extra personalized touch that your guests will connect with and enjoy.

Talk to your venue, your planner, your spouse about designing the ceremony space to maximize the guest experience. Dazzling decor and excellent entrees may get the buzz, but thoughtful details give the lasting, memorable impressions of your fabulous celebration!

 

Photo Credit | Nick Graham Photography

 

Honor Heritage with a Custom Unity Ritual

Serbian plum brandy, known as slivovica, to be shared for a custom wedding unity ritual that will honor the heritage of the families

In Serbia, the plum is the national fruit, and plum brandy, known as slivovica, is the national beverage. It is shared during gatherings to signify prosperity, health, and happiness. A couple came to Reverend Rick Tan of Tan Weddings & Events a few days before their wedding ceremony and wanted a way to honor the groom’s Serbian heritage.

After having collaborated on their wedding ceremony script together, Reverend Tan suggested incorporating slivovica as a unity ritual. The couple was elated! And when the couple had mentioned that the officiant often partook of a shot of the plum brandy with the couple, Reverend Tan was all in! He got to work on drafting words that would be well suited to the occasion while respecting the tradition.

In Wedwordy, to incorporate a Unity Ritual, add it from the Elements Library into your Elements Flow (the ceremony sequence). There are ten curated unity rituals in Wedwordy to choose from!  However, if you choose to add something entirely custom, simply use the “open” passage at the end of the list under Unity Rituals. When you or your officiant has drafted a unique, custom passage, click “Select” and it will be added to your ceremony draft as a Unity Ritual. You can put this Unity Ritual Element anywhere within your ceremony sequence. (BTW, each of the Elements contains an “open” passage for writing or pasting in your own, totally custom wording!)

With the plum brandy ritual, Reverend Tan had said in his ceremony, “There is a saying that the best place to build a home is where the plum tree grows.  Certainly, in sharing plum brandy today, the best place to build a life together is where this couple now shares slivovica! (Three shot glasses are raised.) May your life together be rich and fruitful in blessings! Ziveli! (The couple and the officiant drink the slivovica.)

It was a beautiful, meaningful addition to the couple’s wedding ceremony script. Though the groom reassured his officiant that the plum brandy was really smooth, Reverend Tan reported that 140 proof slivovica burned going down!

Ziveli! To health and happiness!

Writing the Wedding Ceremony Script

a happy couple on their wedding day after writing their own custom ceremony with the Wedwordy App

For engaged couples with a wedding day on the horizon, planning a wedding spurs emotions that run from elation to exasperation. You might be one of those couples. And it’s OK to feel the wide range of crazy in the months leading to the big day. Fortunately, there are online resources that will help tilt the emotional pendulum towards happy, from vendor directories to website builders to planning tools. With Wedwordy, writing your wedding ceremony script will put you in wedding bliss, not wedding blues!

To appreciate how Wedwordy serves you, compare these other ways to writing the wedding ceremony script.

If your wedding is presided by clergy of your church, your script will most likely follow a set format that aligns with the tenets of your faith. If you opt for a civil ceremony, as in marrying at the courthouse, you will have a standard script that meets minimum official requirements. These two ways obviously present the least personalization.

If you hire a professional officiant, they may pull material from both online and written libraries, and include some information from you to create a customized script. If you tap a friend to officiate, they might pull from online samples and even write their own, or decide to wing it during your ceremony! With these two alternatives, you will get a more personalized ceremony. Some officiants however may charge quite a premium for their customized ceremonies, as much as $700 or more! And with friends, you might get more personal material being expressed in front of your guests than you would have wanted divulged!

You might decide to DIY the script entirely on your own. You’ll scour the Internet for wedding ideas, lists, samples, passages from blog posts. Then you’ll copy and paste them into a Google or Word doc, then you’ll scroll through your pasted pieces, delete some, edit in your names, and format the document so it has a consistent and legible look for your officiant. And when you think you’re done, you might feel anxious not knowing if it contains all the parts it ought to have.

Now let’s look at the Wedwordy way.

Wedwordy is a Web based application designed to make the script writing experience thoughtful, creative, personal, and convenient. Here’s a metaphor. It is like craving a savory sandwich and going to your favorite gourmet deli for it. Displayed for you are all the freshest ingredients that combine together oh so well. You’ll qualify your options based on whether you are vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, omnivore! You then select the buns, condiments, veggies, cheese, and meat for a complete, delectably tailored, mouth-watering sandwich. And if by chance you were also able to sprinkle in some custom spices, well, that would be Wedwordy!

Unlike a civil ceremony (eating a pre-packaged sandwich), or relying on a friend to write the ceremony (who knows where that sandwich came from?), or starting a ceremony from scratch (going up and down the aisles of a supermarket trying to figure out what goes into a sandwich), Wedwordy is the gourmet deli of wedding ceremony scripts! Wedwordy’s templates and ceremony elements offer just the right structure to confidently assemble a complete ceremony, and its fully editable passages give you infinite possibilities for total customization. Check out the Wedwordy app tutorial to see how you can compose your custom, complete wedding ceremony script effortlessly.

With the right online tools to prepare and plan, the right vendor team to execute your dream day, and the Wedwordy app to write a meaningful wedding ceremony script, you can aim for a savory and satisfying wedding celebration!

 

Photo Credit | Bloom Photography

 

Elements of a Wedding Ceremony

The Exchange of Vows and the Giving of Rings are examples. Here is a list of sixteen, and their brief descriptions, given in (loosely) sequential ceremony order.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

Do you want an “unplugged ceremony” or maybe just a reminder about cell phone etiquette? As the guests are settling in to their seats, have your officiant make an announcement. It’s also a good opportunity to test amplification.

PROCESSIONAL

The entrance of the wedding party signals the beginning of the ceremony. Bridesmaids and groomsmen, parents, grandparents, godparents, sponsors, ring bearers, flower bearers, babies in wagons, pets – you decide the entrance order, it’s your (weddng) party!

GREETING

The officiant opens the celebration with introductions and welcomes. Nothing too wordy, just a warm and friendly embrace of family and friends and a thanks for joining the couple.

ESCORT’S SALUTATION

This is the age-old “giving away of the bride”. Many couples choose to include it, but if you prefer a modern take without the traditional connotations, the escort simply gets the honor of accompanying the honoree. Or don’t use it at all.

GRATITUDE RITUAL

You may want to acknowledge parents or other close member of the family with a gesture such as giving of a rose. This represents gratitude for modeling love, for the continued devotion and support of family.

THE COUPLE’S STORY

Sharing the story of how you became a couple is always a fun way to inject the ceremony with a bit of humor. A 2-3 minute story of the chance meeting, the embarrasing moment, the awkward silence, and how the romance blossomed enfolds the guests into your journey as a couple.

REFLECTIONS ON LOVE

What is love? What does commitment mean? Poignant words are given about love and devotion, marriage and commitment. Your officiant gets to be the esteemed counsel, passing on the wisdom of what makes a marriage endure and flourish.

POEMS & READINGS

Add a contemporary flair from famous works to reflect your love in poetic form, or those brilliant philosophical musings about how love is like a pebble or mushroom! If it resonates with you, include a reading or poem to give a literary edge to the ceremony. Maybe even ask a friend to read Shakespeare’s Sonnet #116.

SHOUT OUT

This is a fun, interactive moment when the officiant asks the gathered guests to respond with a loud “I WILL,” when asked if they will continue to support you throughout your marriage, to remain as a community of friends and family.

DECLARATION OF INTENT

Considered to be the most important and legally binding element in a ceremony, this is when the officiant asks the honorees to voluntarily and lucidly declare the intent to marry. Kinda important to know each of you freely choose to be married, and not coerced into it at knife point or royal decree, ala Game of Thrones.

EXCHANGE OF VOWS

Read your personal vows or repeate after the officiant, the exchange of vows are the promises you make to one another, to have and to hold, to honor and to cherish. Want to write your personal vows? Here’s how in Sassy to Sincere, Be You with Your Personal Vows.

GIVING OF RINGS

This ritual traditionally follows the exchange of vows to signify that the promises you made are now sealed. Its infinite circle symbolizes the endless promise of abiding love!

UNITY RITUALS

Cultural or faith based, you may choose to incorporate a unity ritual. Wedwordy has over 10 passages of unity rituals to select and add to your ceremony. Is it right for you? Read about it in Choosing a Meaningful Unity Ritual.

BLESSINGS & PRAYERS

Prayers from the Bible and a Buddhist sensei, blessings from Irish and native American cultures – these nod to your faith and beliefs, and honor family traditions. These passages may appear anywhere in your ceremony, and may even be given to a family member to read.

OFFICIANT’S CHARGE

The officiant gives a short message to the couple about going forth to married life, reminders and affirmations for the couple to ponder.

PRONOUNCEMENT

And finally, the wedding ceremony is concluded with the officiant pronouncing you as newlyweds, partners in life. You get to kiss – yay – count 1-kississippi, 2-kississippi, 3-kississippi in your head to give your photographer ample time to snap a photo and your guests to cheer!

 

Wedwordy makes ALL of these elements available to you in one place, one app. Wedwordy has several passages in each of these elements for you to select as written or edit as you wish. You may even write a completely new passage or paste your own treasured find. And you can omit, add, rearrange elements to fully customize your wedding ceremony script, completely.

 

Photo Credit | Bustle & Twine Photography

 

Your Friend’s Primer to Officiating Like a Pro

A friend acting as an officiant to seal the union of a couple during their wedding ceremony

So you’ve tapped your friend or family member to officiate for your wedding. It would be an honor, certainly. And quite a responsibilty. Here is a a comprehensive guide for what it takes to be exceptional in this esteemed role. Consider three important components: Authority, Capability, and Eloquence. Think A-C-E.

 

AUTHORITY

Who Can Perform the Ceremony?

In the United States, those who can legally perform weddings are a county clerk, judge, justice of the peace, or an ordained minister/member of the clergy. Despite popular belief, ship captains are not officially recognized in the US as having the authority to perform a wedding.

How Can a Friend Perform a Ceremony?

A  friend or family member must be ordained for the purpose of serving as an officiant. Also, make sure to check on your local government’s requirements. A multi-denominational organization such as the Universal Life Church makes it easy to become ordained online – just tell your honored officiant to go the ULC website and follow the prompts. Celebrities such as Lady Gaga and The Rock have done it! Imagine, Reverend Rock…

What Are My Officiant’s Official Duties?

The two main responsibilities of the officiant are performing the wedding ceremony and completing the marriage license paperwork.

 

CAPABILITY

What Qualities Should My Officiant Possess?

Whether you choose a professional or a friend, your officiant should possess qualities that make him or her the perfect fit for your wedding. Of course, “perfect fit’ is very subjective. Yet, it is worthwhile mentioning that exceptional officiants will possess the following qualities: dependable, enthusiastic, genuine, compassionate, and confident.  

What Skills Make My Officiant Up to the Task?

Less subjective is the skill set of exceptional officiants. The task should be approached like a job – not in the sense of drudgery, rather with a sense of integrity. To successfully fulfill the duties that come with this job, the officiant should be quite proficient with these skills: timely communication, organization, initiative, problem-solving, and creative thinking.

 

ELOQUENCE

What about Eloquence?

Eloquence is described as “fluency and power to stir emotions.” A wedding ceremony seems like a good place to practice such moving speech! Your officiant’s goal may not be to rally troops to battle, persuade a jury, or secure a sale, but, in a wedding, the words your officiant delivers should be heartfelt, to have authority and impact, to move people.

How Can My Officiant Prepare?

Before the wedding day, have your officiant PRACTICE the script. Remind your officiant to do the following in preparation for the big day:

  1. Say the words out loud, project your voice.
  2. Note what words and phrases need emphasis.
  3. Get an understanding of the general tone of the script.
  4. Visualize standing in position and be poised.
  5. Make eye contact.
  6. Deliver the words in a measured, but natural pace.
  7. Speak from the chest and throat, not the teeth.
  8. Be sincere, funny, whatever matches the narrative.

Is It OK for My Officiant to GO Off Script?

The officiant is speaking on your behalf, representing you! You were thoughtful in composing your ceremony words with Wedwordy, choosing passages carefully and intentionally. We recommend staying ON script. A professional officiant can deftly handle the occasional ad lib when appropriate, but especially for novice speakers, the script provides a level of security. Avoid the embarrassment of an inappropriate story or joke by your officiant friend: remind them to stay on script, that the wedding day is your day, not open mic night at a comedy club!

 

Here is a link to The Officiant’s Checklist by Wedwordy, containing 30 tasks and reminders from pre-wedding to post-wedding. A special shout out to Tan Weddings & Events for their expertise with this blog post. They have professionally presided over a thousand weddings!

 

Photo Credit | En Pointe Photography

 

Choosing a Meaningful Unity Ritual

A couple during their wedding ceremony engaging in a unity ritua

Your declaration of intent, exchange of vows, and giving of rings are the heart of the wedding ceremony. So why choose to add a unity ritual? Consider your faith, culture, and personal/couple preferences when deciding to incorporate one, or not.

The minimum requirement of the ceremony to be “official” is the declaration of intent – legally, both parties have to freely and willingly express their intent, the “I do!” From there, traditionally, the promises you make to one another, and the giving of rings mark the agreement as sealed. Though the wedding is centered on the two of you, it is also an event witnessed by a gathering of family, friends, and your community of people. With that said, other elements in a wedding ceremony that honor their presence or bow to your heritage are also significanct, namely a unity ritual.

Unity rituals are expressions of, well, unity. Lighting of the unity candle, mixing of sand, planting a sapling tree, tying a knot, fastening of the cord, to name a few. Each are rooted in faith or culture. For instance, the veil and cord are popular among Filipino and Latino cultures. The veil symbolizes the woven fabric of heaven and earth, protecting the newlyweds in God’s graces and their mutual support. The cord symbolizes infinity, strands braided from the faith, hope, and dreams of the community.

Engaged couples often consider adding a unity ritual as a way to honor their faith or cultural backgrounds. As more marriages are being performed outside of a church, couples who grew up in strict religious households often find themselves referencing their faith with an abridged version of rituals. Others are pulled by strong cultural ties, while others still are simply excited about the novelty of a particular unity ritual. Whatever the motivation, the most important question to ask yourself is: How is it meaningful to me and to my partner?

All the words of the wedding ceremony are what will take you from the day of your wedding into the joyful lifetime of marriage. You want the words to represent you, your beliefs, your ideals, your commitment and love. So consider a unity ritual for its faith, social, and cultural significance, and then decide to include it when your heart says it is meaningful to YOU.

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The Unity Rituals Element is available in Wedwordy, where there are 10 different passages to choose from. The passages include beautiful wording of instruction and symbolism to make it flow seamlessly in your wedding ceremony. They are fully editable, so refine the words, or write/add your own meaningful gesture of unity.

Photo by Nick Graham Photography