Sample Wording for a Presbyterian Wedding Program

Read on for a helpful Presbyterian wedding program template.
by The Knot

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 a truly personal affair. Below is some helpful sample wording for a traditional Presbyterian wedding program.

Front cover

Image of church (optional)

Church Name
City, State, ZIP code

Inside Page 1

Date, time

Welcome Family and Friends to the
Celebration of Marriage Uniting

Bride's name
Groom's name

Wedding Party

Maid of Honor

Best Man



Flower Girls

Parents of the Bride

Parents of the Groom

Leaders of Worship

Inside Page 2

The Service of Marriage

Organ Prelude

Bridal Processional

"Name of Song" Composer

Welcome/Statement of the Gift of Marriage


The Consent

Scripture Readings:
Book of the Bible Chapter: Verse number 
Read by: Name

Book of the Bible Chapter: Verse number 
Read by: Name


Exchange of Vows

Giving and Receiving of Rings

Light of the Unity Candle
The Prayer 
Prayer of Thanksgiving

Declaration of Marriage



"Name of Song" Composer

Note for Back Cover (Optional)

Dear Family and Friends:
We would like to thank you all for your love and support. Thank you for sharing in our special day. We would like to extend a special thanks to our parents for their unconditional love and guidance.

With all our love,
Bride's name and Groom's name

Special thanks to The Presbyterian Church in Westfield, New Jersey

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