Lutheran Wedding Program

Religious elements or traditions can enrich a wedding ceremony, but determining what to include in the program to reflect your beliefs as a couple can be difficult. We've gathered sample programs from several religions to get you started. Use them as a guide and add your own spin to make your big day a truly personal affair.

Front Cover

Bride's name and Groom's name

Date

Our wedding day, a new life has its start. We'll share with each other one love, one dream, one heart.

Inside Page 1

The Marriage Ceremony Uniting

Bride's name and Groom's name

Day of week, Date
Time
Name of Church
City, State

Prelude

Processional -- "Name of song," Composer

Bridal Processional -- "Name of song," Composer

The Invocation

The Scripture Lesson -- Book of Bible Chapter: Verse(s), reader name

The Wedding Message, reader name

The Marriage Vows

The Exchange Rings

Declaration of Marriage

Lighting of the Unity Candle -- "Name of song," Composer


The Prayers

The Lord's Prayer

The Benediction

Introduction of the Married Couple

The Recessional -- "Name of song," Composer

Inside Page 2


The Bridal Party

Parents of the Bride
names

Parents of the Groom
names

Grandmother of the Groom
name

Grandfather of the Groom
name

Matron of Honor
name

Bridesmaids
names

Flower Girls
name

Best Man
name

Groomsmen
name

Ushers
names

Officiant
name

Organist
name

Optional Note for Back Cover

Please join us at name of reception site following the ceremony. Cocktails begin at time the cocktail hour starts.

With Gratitude
Thank you for joining us on this joyous day! Being surrounded by our loving family and friends has made this day what it is meant to be -- a celebration of love. Following the ceremony, we hope you can join us for dinner and dancing at name of reception site.

With Love,

Bride's name and Groom's name and our families


Special thanks to Zion Lutheran Church, Hinsdale, IL

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