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Many of todays couples desire a more spiritual rather than religious ceremony.
There are no two couples alike and your wedding ceremony should be as special as the two of you.
I will help assist you in the planning of your very special day with different ideas and venues and the personalization of your wedding vows.
Most popular! The Unity Sand Ceremony represents two individuals joining their lives together.
Both spouses choose their own color of sand, and the vase is a beautiful forever keepsake.
The Family Unity Sand Ceremony is a perfect way to include children or family members.
Each person chooses their own color of sand to blend together into one vase
A Couple stands in a heart of flowers created in the sand where they exchange their ceremonial vows.
A fabulous way to add that romantic touch, and just beautiful for wedding pictures
Unity Candle Ceremony represents two lives becoming one with support of their surrounding family
and/or friends. Each starts with your own candle, representing all that you are individually.
Then each will take their own candle to light the large center unity candle
The "Jumping the Broom" is a ceremony in which the couple signify the beginning of their new life
by symbolically "sweeping away" their former lives by jumping over a broom.
At the conclusion of the ceremony the officiant or a guest places the broom in front of the couple
where they jump over it before walking down the aisle, married
A Celtic wedding ritual which involves the 'tying' of a couples hands/wrists together which symbolizes the coming together as one.
There are many variations of this ceremony,
all symbolizing the connection and devotion a couple has to each other
Each spouse writes a love letter expressing their feelings on the day of marriage, love for each other,
and hopes for the future. Both will place the sealed, unread letters in a box
with two glasses and a bottle of wine or champagne.
The couple picks an anniversary or a time in need to open the box, read the letters, and enjoy their wine!
The rock ceremony is a fantastic way to include all of your guests. Though typically small polished rocks are used, you can substitute anything from seashells, glass, crystal, etc. Each guest will make a wish for the couple and place their token into a single keepsake vase or container. Optionally, some couples choose to put their guests names on their token as well.
The rose ceremony is a simple exchange of a rose as their first gift of marriage.
The rose, being the flower of love, symbolizes unconditional love, now and forever.
This ceremony is also great way to show gratitude to your mother and/or family member.
A rose can be given to each spouse's mother or family during the ceremony
A tradition from Spain. The 13 coins carry multiple meanings and vary by culture.
Generally, the symbolic gesture communicates the couple's trust in each other to share the responsibility
of managing the household finances. The groom makes a pledge to provide for his family
while the bride vows to honor the blessings God has put into their lives.
Stomping on or 'Breaking-the-Glass' is one of the best-known features of a Jewish wedding. Traditionally the groom does the deed; however, today many couple's often share the honor of smashing the glass (or light bulb) wrapped in a napkin or cloth, or inside a velvet bag, as their guests claps and shout, "Mazel Tov"
In a Jewish wedding, the Ketubah signing may be performed before the actual wedding where two witnesses sign the marriage contract. It usually takes place in a private room attended by the officiant,
the wedding couple, the witnesses, close family and possibly a few dear friends.
It’s considered a honor to be included in the Ketubah signing ceremony
A lasting alternative to the
Unity Candle or Sand Ceremony
The Unity Glass Ceremony is a new level of artistic expression that's uniquely personal.
With this ceremony you are creating a symbolic, unique, and elegant art piece for your home.
Believed to be an Irish tradition, the warming of the rings takes place when the couple’s wedding bands are passed around by guests during the ceremony. Each person is asked to briefly hold the rings in their hands while also saying a short, silent prayer for the couple (if desired). The rings are returned to the couple with blessings and positive vibes for a long, happy marriage.
The Cord of Three Strands Ceremony (often called "God's Knot" or the Unity Braid Ceremony)
symbolizes the joining of two individuals and God into a marriage relationship.
It adds a truly unique element to your ceremony that friends and family will remember.
Wine has been a symbol of life and prosperity for centuries. There are several variations of using wine during a wedding, especially at religious ceremonies, but a common option is to have two small carafes of wine, one white and one red. After exchanging rings, the couple pours the wines into a third carafe, creating a blend. They each take a sip of the mixed wine to represent their individual lives becoming one.
Burying the Bourbon is a Southern tradition that’s said to prevent rain or bad weather on your wedding day. Exactly one month before your wedding, dig a hole at your ceremony site and bury an unopened bottle of bourbon
(make sure that it’s upside-down). According to the superstition, you’ll have sunny skies for your wedding day! Right after you and your spouse say “I do,” dig up the bottle and enjoy.
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