York State Marriage Law
Joining Hands Weddings
This format is only a guide. Your ceremony can be structured however you desire.
All components in the ceremony are optional except those required by law (consent, some sort of vow, pronouncement).
Prelude (seating of the guests)
Honor Seating (seating of parents, grandparents, etc.)
Procession (entrance of groom, groomsmen, bridesmaids, ringbearer, flowergirl, etc.)
Statement of Consent
Readings, Special Songs
Homily (message from officiant)
Rite of Marriage
Exchange of Vows
Exchange of Rings
Pronouncement of Marriage
Introduction of Couple
This is only a suggested format. Your ceremony may be arranged however you wish. Contact Pastor Jack if you would like assistance in laying out the format of your wedding programs.
Dedication, and Christening Services also available.
See these links for description of services:
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Based on Catholic Cermony
Standard Traditional weddings
Basic service and elopements