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    • stusarah14
    • By stusarah14 19th Jun 17, 8:27 PM
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    Wedding order of service
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    • 19th Jun 17, 8:27 PM
    Wedding order of service 19th Jun 17 at 8:27 PM
    Hi all,
    Getting married in August, does anybody have any links to download an order of service template as all the ones
    I have searched seemed to want payment but there must be free ones out there somewhere as we are on a tight budget :-/
    Stuart.
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    • gettingtheresometime
    • By gettingtheresometime 19th Jun 17, 9:34 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 9:34 PM
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    • 19th Jun 17, 9:34 PM
    Why not just use the church's hymn books if the budget is tight?

    Not being rude but why spend money (any money tbh) & time preparing something that at best will be left in the church or at worst binned as soon as the bag/suit is decluttered

    If you really do want to do your own then what about a picture of the church (I was going to say a photo of you & your bride but that's too funeral like) or a place special to you on the front and then just the usual blurb - name of the happy couple, date & place. The insert can be plain apart from the hymns
    Last edited by gettingtheresometime; 19-06-2017 at 9:36 PM.
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    • firebird082
    • By firebird082 20th Jun 17, 10:38 AM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 10:38 AM
    If it's a church wedding, there's a standard set of wording on the CofE wedding website: https://www.yourchurchwedding.org/. We did this as black + white text inside a printed cover to match our invitations. It included all the service wording, the readings and the hymns (the church should give you a copyright number to cover re-printing the hymn wordings).

    If it's not a church wedding, there doesn't seem to be an awful lot of point, as there's little involvement by the attendees.
    • ahja
    • By ahja 20th Jun 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 1:13 PM
    If its a church wedding then you will need to speak to that church. There is sort of an accepted way of doing an order of service, but churches do differ - for example, the last order of service I did, the vicar had the bride and groom sign the register half way through the service in front of everyone, instead of after the service in another room.
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