Sample Wording for a Unitarian Universalist 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 day a truly personal affair. Below is some helpful sample wording for a traditional Unitarian Universalist wedding program.
The Marriage of Bride's name and Groom's name
Name of Church, Unitarian Universalist
Inside Page 1
As they join their lives together in marriage, creating a new family, [bride's name and groom's name] celebrate the heritage they bring from their distinct families. To symbolize the beauty of their soon-to-be-intertwined lineages, I invite their mothers, [bride's mother's name and groom's mother's name], to come forward with their individual bouquets and unite them in this vessel…
Though [bride's name and groom's name] have chosen one another from all other possible partners in the world, and love one another deeply and truly, they will need your love and support in the years to come.
Charge to the Couple
Exchange of Rings
Blessing or Prayer
Special thanks to First Church in Boston, Unitarian Universalist, Boston, Massachusetts