Guidelines For Planning A Marriage Service

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The preceding discussion underscores the main elements to be symbolized and therefore included in a Christian wedding service. When woven together after careful planning, they create a service that follows the general outline described below.

The Entrance Procession. The Entrance procession at a wedding is a form of the Entrance procession of the ministers at Sunday worship. Since the marrying couple are the ministers of marriage, they should walk together in this procession, preceded by the...


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