Wesley United Methodist Church
Monday, July 23, 2018
903 Center St., Bryan, Ohio

Wedding Order of Ceremony

 
A Service of Christian Marriage
 
The Entrance
 
Gathering      (instrumental or vocal music may be offered)
Prelude
Processional
Greeting
 
Declaration of Intention
 
Couple's Response
Family Response
Congregational Response
                    (A hymn, solo or instrumental music may be offered)
 
Proclamation and Response
 
Scripture Lesson
Meditation
Intercessory Prayer
 
The Marriage
 
Exchange of Vows
Blessing and Giving of Rings
Declaration of Marriage
Lighting of the Marriage Candle
Prayer of Petition
 
*Thanksgiving and Communion
 
Taking the Bread and Cup
The Great Thanksgiving
The Lord's Prayer
Breaking the Bread
Give the Bread and Cup
 
Sending Forth
 
Benediction      (the couple kiss and recessional begins)
Recessional
 
 
*This portion of the ceremony can be included or omitted as you prefer