This popularly written guide to the wedding ceremony clearly explains what is required by law and what can be individually tailored to meet a couple’s particular preferences and circumstances.
Wedding planners and etiquette guides abound, yet few, if any, pay much attention to the central event itself – the actual marriage ceremony. This is probably due to a lack of understanding of how flexible the ceremony can be, whether it is held in a church, registry office or at any of the venues licensed under recent legislation.
Most couples simply accept what is on offer because they do not even know they can ask for something different – this book will change that. It will enable couples to personalise their ceremony and vows, select their own readings and prayers, and include children of previous marriages where appropriate.
An attractive selection of poetry and reading is included, plus helpful advice on dealing with clergy who insist in doing things by the book!
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The late Michael Perry was one of the UK’s leading contemporary hymn writers. He was Vicar of Tonbridge Parish Church in Kent and was the author of many published titles, including The Dramatised Bible, Prayers for the People, Carol Praise and Preparing for Worship.Dalla quarta di copertina:
Wedding planners and etiquette guides on marriage abound, yet the central event – the wedding ceremony – often seems to be glossed over. Few couples realise how flexible the ceremony can actually be, whether it is held in a church, a registry office, the open air, or any of the venues allowed by law.
Here is everything a couple needs to know about designing their own wedding ceremony. All sorts of guidelines and tips are contained in this attractive and helpful resource: advice on legal requirements and how the service can be adapted to suit a couple's particular needs and circumstances, choosing the right venue, whether to have a traditional or contemporary order of service, writing your own vows, planning the service, and much more. Samples of readings, poetry, prayers and music are offered both as inspiration and resource material.
This sensitive and practical book is an excellent guide for couples wishing to make their special day uniquely memorable.
The late Michael Perry was one of the country's leading contemporary hymn writers. He was the Vicar of Tonbridge Parish Church in Kent, and the author of many published titles, including 'The Dramatised Bible, Prayers for the people' and 'Preparing for Worship'. He died in 1996.
Rowena Edlin-White is a freelance writer and editor and a published children's author. She is a Licensed Reader in the Church of England.
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Descrizione libro Marshall Pickering, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0551030240