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From the processional to the recessional - and everything in between - this is your space to get answers to everything you’ve ever wondered about vows, unity ceremonies, officiants, traditions, and more. After all, the wedding ceremony is what this whole shebang is about, right?!

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Flower Girl alternatives?
Maddy, on April 18, 2021 at 1:25 PM

Hey everyone! My fiancé and I are starting to put our wedding party together, and have realized that neither of us have any one to be a flower girl. His niece is too old, and I don't have any friends...

Ivory, Yesterday at 1:57 AM 19 209
Your Favourite Readings or ceremony traditions?
Rosie, on April 18, 2021 at 10:13 PM

Hello lovely beings! As we begin to put our ceremony together, I'm on the hunt for fabulous readings or traditions to include in our ceremony. so far the nicest one I've found is the rings warming...

Shelly, Apr 20, 2021 9 104
Non-traditional Exit song
Maddie, Yesterday at 1:39 PM

Hi All. Wanted to see if anyone has any suggestions on what would be a good exit song to play that isn't very traditional. For my entrance song, I'm choosing a string quartet version of the "Ice...

Danielle, 10 hours ago 5 74
Down the aisle song for acoustic guitar
Jennifer, on April 20, 2021 at 11:41 PM

I am having a hard time finding songs that could be played for the entrance of my bridesmaids, ring bearer, and flower girl and then a song for me and my dad to walk into that would go well with an...

Gabby, Yesterday at 7:49 PM 3 55
Second Ceremony Ideas
Cindy, on April 19, 2021 at 2:23 PM

Hello COVID Brides! Like many, we had a very small, legal wedding in 2020, and are planning a more traditional wedding party for October 2021 on our 1 year anniversary. First ceremony had the...

Lynnie, Yesterday at 4:29 PM 4 95 1
Including your children in the ceremony
Alisha, on April 17, 2021 at 7:56 AM

Hello everyone, I would like to include my children in our ceremony, but need ideas on how to do so. My children are 22 and 11 and are already in the wedding parties. My son is a groomsmen and my...

Maddie, Yesterday at 1:45 PM 5 81
Considering a civil union or elopement prior to our wedding date
Tati, on April 20, 2021 at 8:51 AM

Hi guys! I need some advice. My fiancé and I are devoutly religious but are struggling keeping our hands off each other. Due to 1 Corinthians 7:9, we are considering a civil union to solve our...

Judith, Apr 20, 2021 35 682 1
Two ceremonies, two days, two officiants; do both need to be ordained?
Krys, on April 20, 2021 at 9:37 AM

So my fiancé and I are splitting our wedding up into two days due to covid and finances. We’re having a church ceremony on a Saturday with a small lunch reception (more for our son, who we’re having...

Samantha, Apr 20, 2021 9 107
Bride Standing on Right Side
Taylor, on April 19, 2021 at 8:19 AM

Hi everyone! I'm getting married next May and I've been going back and forth on which side to stand on. I know traditionally the bride stands on the left side but I absolutely hate how the I...

Rachel, Apr 19, 2021 7 228 1
Wedding Day Has Arrived
Natasha, on March 19, 2021 at 9:43 AM

Wedding Day tomorrow in DC!! Can’t wait. Who else is getting married in March with me? Nails done Hair starts at 7a Makeup 9a wedding at 1p on 3/20/21. Congrats ladies 🎉🎉

Natasha, Apr 19, 2021 33 642 6
Incorporating mom
MK, on April 13, 2021 at 8:19 AM

Has anyone given their mother a special position or honored her somehow during the wedding? My parents are still married, and I'm extremely close to both my mom and dad. I do want my dad to walk me...

Penny, Apr 18, 2021 11 154
First Look: Pros & Cons
Grace, on April 13, 2021 at 7:19 PM

Hey ladies!! So I know this subject has been brought up quite a bit, but I’m now having the same dilemma and would love some advice/feedback!! So I was extremely against doing a first look for a long...

Grace, Apr 17, 2021 14 159
Anyone walking down the aisle to instrumental songs?
Rachel, on April 15, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Hi, Everyone! I’m sure this has already been discussed, but is anyone walking down the aisle to an instrumental song rather than one with lyrics? The reason I’m asking is because I’m really struggling...

Kimberly, Apr 17, 2021 25 280 1
Unity Ceremony Ideas
Jordan, on April 11, 2021 at 1:50 PM

Hi all! My fiancé and I want to do some sort of unity ceremony during our wedding (tying the three strands, sand pouring, planting a tree, etc.). We aren’t super crazy about any of the common unity...

Kimberly, Apr 16, 2021 9 115
Kristen, on April 15, 2021 at 8:38 PM

Hi everyone, I need help with finding a photographer. I’m in the Cape cod region and my venue is the barn at benson pond it’s an October wedding. With it being in 2022 I know i shouldnt be worried but...

Lynnie, Apr 16, 2021 4 69
mob and mog in processional?
Ashley, on April 15, 2021 at 2:40 PM

Are the mother of the bride and groom a part of the processional? Also, would they have their own music separate from the bridal party? I have one song for bridesmaids/FG,RB and a song for me. The...

, Apr 16, 2021 13 137
Ceremony Music
Emily, on April 13, 2021 at 2:31 PM

I’m having kids in my wedding ceremony: two JR groomsmen, 2 ring bearers, 5 flower girls. There is a faster beat song (that is near to my heart) that I had in mind to play when the kids come out. In...

Lynnie, Apr 15, 2021 2 52
How to hide the bride for outdoor ceremony?
Emily, on April 13, 2021 at 11:01 AM

We are having our ceremony outdoors, in the area shown in the picture. I really don’t want the guests to just see the bridal party and myself just standing around nearby until we all walk down the...

Courtney, Apr 15, 2021 7 134
Ashley, on April 14, 2021 at 11:38 AM

Hey everyone, I am stuck in between having both mine and my FH grandparents walking down the aisle only because my grandmas husband will be the officiant and my other grandpa his wife (my other...

Ashley, Apr 14, 2021 5 69
Ceremony music - only 1 song?
Lindsey, on April 14, 2021 at 12:23 PM

I procrastinated figuring out music for my wedding and now i’m scrambling like crazy (wedding is only 4 weeks away now!!!) I was going to have the one song for everyone walking including myself be...

Nikki, Apr 14, 2021 3 89
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