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Making the Most of Wedding Ceremony Readings

Including a reading or two in a wedding ceremony is quite a common practice. I explore this routinely with couples because it can be a wonderful way to honor a special friend or family member while imparting wisdom.  Often in a church ceremony, passages from scriptures are read by someone the couple chooses. It might even [...]

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Effective Use of Readings

Many people choose to have readings incorporated into their wedding ceremony. It is a time-tested custom and popular both in church and other venues. When someone is asked to read it is, indeed, an honor. But besides prescribed biblical passages, how to you pick other types of readings, and how to you pick who should [...]

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Making The Most of Prose and Poetry in Your Wedding Ceremony

An idea that is always popular for wedding ceremonies is to have readers.’ It is a wonderful way to honor a special friend or family member. Many couples choose poems, inspirational readings or compose something original. But always remember: don’t choose just any reader, and not just any reading, either Unfortunately, too often the reading [...]

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Including readings in your wedding ceremony

Thinking about including a reading or two in your wedding ceremony? Think long and hard! There are many good reasons to do this. Readings can express your values and your style. It is also a wonderful way to honor someone in your circle of family and friends, perhaps someone who is not in the bridal [...]

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    Lois Heckman is a certified Life-Cycle Celebrant who officiates at weddings, funerals, and other ceremonies in the Poconos and beyond. She has performed hundreds of ceremonies and brings a wealth of knowledge to her work. Visit her website: ... Read Full
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