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Who buys the license, the minister or the couple? The couple buys the license ahead of time, generally at the County Court House. I suggest making an appointment ahead of time and you have to go down together. The license is generally good for 90 days, but I would suggest getting it a month or so beforehand. WeDo Services will handle ALL THESE DETAILS for you, facilitate the endorsements and filings necessary. Court House details are here.
Which sides do the bride and groom, stand on?
When coming down the aisle, the bride moves to the left and the groom to the right. When facing the guests, the groom will be waiting on the minister's left side. WeDo develops all protocol for you and the the family members at your rehearsal through our etiquette expert and Officiant - Rev. Terri Lorenz.
How do you suggest including children into the ceremony?
In the "WeDo Services Ceremony'", we have included several ceremonies for including children. The first is the 'family promises' where the new parent agrees to accept the children, the children agree to accept the new parent and the established parent agrees to support the relationships. Also included is a segment for the children of each agree to accept each other. A ring or necklace ceremony can be incorporated here. The other ceremonyceremonies for including children. The first is the 'family promises' where the new parent agrees to accept the children, the children agree to accept the new parent and the established parent agrees to support the relationships. Also included is a segment for the children of each agree to accept each other. A ring or necklace ceremony can be incorporated here. The other ceremony is called the 'ribbon ceremony'; it's done just before the pronouncement. Each child of the bride or groom approaches the couple and loosely binds their clasped hands together at the wrist to symbolize their support of the union.
What suggestions do you have for incorporating something unusual into the ceremony?
I have over sixty ceremony samples for every kind of need or want. Further - we can create a ceremony order for unusual situations. Just ask! There are three wine ceremonies to choose from, two dove release ceremonies, a butterfly release ceremony and two breaking the glass ceremonies. The ceremonies for including children are unusual and there is a ceremony to include the guests in the saying of the vows. UNITY moments are also available. Each ceremony section has explanations for how each part is conducted and how it fits into the ceremony. Click here!
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