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Wedding Programs
Wedding programs are one of the little details that add a special and personal touch to your wedding day. They allow guests to feel more involved in the ceremony and are a great keepsake for you and your guests.
 
What to Include

  • Title
    • This typically includes the names of the couple, time and date of the ceremony, location, and any picture of design relating to your wedding theme.
  • Order of Events
    • This is a list of events in the order they will take place during the ceremony. This list can include the prelude, processional, greeting, prayers, readings, messages, statement of intent, exchange of vows, ring ceremony, unity candle ceremony, declaration of marriage, benediction, and recessional. Your list may include the titles of the processional and recessional music, readings, and prayers, or it may just list the event that is taking place. You may also include names of who is taking the lead on the different evens behind each respective event (i.e. priest, family member, etc.). This list is just a start, and you will find that you may or may not include all the events on this list. Just be sure to list the events in the order they take place.
  • The Wedding Party
    • This is a list of the names of your bridal party. This list can include but is not limited to: parents of the bride, stepparents of the bride, parents of the groom, stepparents of the groom, grandparents of the bride, grandparents of the groom, maid or matron of honor, bridesmaids, best man, groomsmen, flower girl, ring bearer, readers, and officiant.
  • Additional Items to Include
    •  Thank you's 
    •  Memorial (Ex. A special prayer goes to those who could not be here with us today)
    •  A short sentence describing how you know each bridesmaid and groomsman and why they are special to you.
    •  Quotes or love poems
    •  Directions to the reception
    •  Menu 
    •  Explanation of traditions or rituals used in the ceremony
    •  Games to keep guests entertained (crossword puzzle, word search puzzle, etc.)