Your Wedding Ceremony

The usual order of a Wedding Ceremony

  • Entrance – processional
  • Introduction by Celebrant
  • Blessing/Reading – optional
  • Music –  optional
  • Intention – optional
  • Vows
  • Music – optional
  • Ring ceremony
  • Blessing/Reading – optional
  • Declaration
  • Presentation of the couple
  • Recessional

can also include these enhancements if you wish:

  • Candle ceremony
    At the beginning of ceremony the couple can light two taper (slender) candles symbolising their individuality and following the Vows and the exchange of
    rings the Unity candle is lit as a symbol of their two lives becoming one in commitment.
  • Hand Fasting ceremony
    This is a most beautiful ceremony celebrated with stunning coloured ribbons
    over the couples hands. Pre-Christian, it symbolises your commitment to each
    other and your intent to enjoy a permanent relationship. This ceremony is
    the source of the expression
    “tying the knot”
  •  Ring warming ceremony
    Incorporating a ring warming into your wedding is such a special way to
    involve all of your guests in your ceremony. A ring warming is when
    you give your loved ones the opportunity to hold and imbue your
    wedding bands with a wish, blessing or prayer for your marriage.
    By the time your rings make it on to your fingers they will be saturated
    the love of your friends and family.
  • Coin Exchange
    Is something couples can do which symbolise’s “all I have is yours” to
    exchange a coin demonstrates, “whats mine is yours”
  • Sand Ceremony
    The “Blending of the Sands” ceremony involves the pouring of two
    different coloured sands together into a single vessel to symbolise the
    bride and groom, the couple’s hearts and lives together and the joining of t
    heir families. The combined sand makes a wonderful wedding keepsake
    for the happy couple
  • The loving cup ceremony
    Dating back to the 15th century, in Celtic tradition the Bride and Groom
    always toasted each other with a ceremonial Loving Cup. The purpose
    of the Loving Cup Ceremony is for the bride and groom to share their
    first drink together as husband and wife and the coming together of their
    two families.  We can also Toast good health with an Irish drink
    called: MEAD.  Made from Honey, where the use of the word honeymoon originated….
  • The Rose Ceremony
    This ceremony is symbolising the giving and receiving of the couples
    love for each other throughout their entire married life.  As this is also the
    first gift to each other as a married couple, it can be a wonderful and happy experience.