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During the service

Making children at a wedding feel welcome

  • Make a point of welcoming the children in your introduction before the entry of the bride. Reassure families that it ...

If a couple have children – taking part in the service

  • If the couple already have children, involve them in one of the preparation sessions and discuss any ideas they might ...

If a couple have children

When a couple have older children I have invited them to stand during the service [just before the vows in ...

Using the wedding candle

I use the wedding candle after the proclamation and before the blessing of the marriage as a symbol of the ...