One idea is to simply have your wedding officiant introduce the next reader (“We’ll now have a reading by ___________.”) Another option is to have your ceremony musician(s) insert a brief musical interlude (no more than 30 sec. – 1 min.) while a second reader approaches the altar.
How do you introduce a wedding?
Dear friends and family of the Bride and Groom, we welcome and thank you for being part of this important occasion. We are gathered together on this day to witness and celebrate the marriage of Name Of Bride and Name Of Groom. Every one of us has a deep desire to love and to be loved.
How many readings should you have at a wedding?
We usually recommend limiting the number of wedding ceremony readings to one or two. Too many readings may cause your ceremony to drag on, and your guests to get a bit bored (not ideal!).
Who walks the mother of the groom down the aisle?
As the wedding begins, the groom’s mother will be escorted down the aisle, to the first pew, right-hand side, by the head usher or a groomsman who is a family member. A nice touch includes the groom escorting his mother down the aisle. As the groom’s mother is escorted to her seat, her husband will follow along behind.
What are some good toasts?
To Your Health
- May your beautiful lips never blister! …
- May you live for as long as you want, and never want for as long as you live! …
- Strike hands with me. …
- To absent friends, and to ourselves, as no one is likely to concern themselves with our welfare. …
- Health to those I love, wealth to those who love me.
Are the parents of the bride and groom part of the wedding party?
The Maid of Honor: She’s head of the bridesmaids and helps the bride with planning. The Bride’s Parents: The bride’s parents traditionally serve as hosts of the wedding reception. … The Groom’s Parents: The groom’s parents are traditionally responsible for paying for the engagement dinner.