Sample Wording for a Methodist Wedding Program

Read on for a helpful Methodist wedding program template.

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 day truly personal. Below is some helpful sample wording for a traditional Methodist wedding program.

Front Cover

Bride's name and Groom's name

Date

Name of Church

Inside Page 1

The Wedding Party:

Parents
names

Grandparents of the Bride
names

Grandparents of the Groom
names

Maid of Honor
name

Best Man
name

Bridesmaids
names

Groomsmen
names

Flower Girls
names

Ushers
names

Honorary Bridesmaid
name

Ring Bearer
name

Minister
name

Musicians
name

Inside Page 2

Prelude

Seating of the Grandparents

Seating of the Mothers
"Name of Song," Composer

Processional
"Name of Song," Composer

Entrance of the Bride
"Name of Song," Composer

The Marriage Ceremony

Statement of Propose and Prayer

Reading of Scripture
Book of the Bible Chapter: Verse

Promissory Vows

Giving of the Bride

Reading 

Covenant Vows

Exchanging of the Rings

Lighting of the Unity Candle
"Name of Song," Composer

Pronouncement of Marriage

Prayer and Blessing

Introduction of the Couple

Recessional
"Name of Song," Composer

Note for Back Cover (Optional)

Thank you for sharing our special day with us!

—Bride's name & Groom's names


Special thanks to The Sanctuary at Birmingham United Methodist Church, Alpharetta, Georgia

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