Rose Ceremony

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Rose Ceremony

 One version of the rose ceremony has the couple exchange roses as their first gift to each other as man and wife. 

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Rose Ceremony

 There are several variations to the Rose Ceremony.  One is two roses from the Bride's bouquet to be given to each mother by the couple as they depart. 

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Rose Ceremony

Another version says it's hard to say 'I'm sorry' or 'Please forgive me' so placing a rose in a designated spot in your home is a sign to your loved one that you want to reolve the issue because your love matters most of all.

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Communion Service

Taking communion together for the first time as husband and wife is a more religious tradition, and may also include family members and guests if you so desire.

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Communion Service

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Communion

  

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Unity Candle

 This is a spiritual, symbolic reference to eternal light.  

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Unity Candle

 Two separate flames uniting as one, never to part.  

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Unity Candle

 

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Marriage Box

Love letters are written and placed in the box unopened to be read on your anniversary.  Each year you write a new love letter as your love evolves over time.

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Marriage Box

Some couples elect to include a bottle of wine for their anniversary celebration.  Rereading these love letters reminds the couple of why the fell in love & got married.

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Sand Ceremony

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Sand Ceremony

Similar to the Unity Candle in that two become one; just as the two colors of sand cannot be undone, so it is with your marriage vows.

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Sand Ceremony

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Sand Ceremony

Two colors representing the two individuals becoming one

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Sand Ceremony

 Similar to the Unity Candle in that two become one; just as the two colors of sand cannot be undone, so it is with your marriage vows. 

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Tree Planting

Ideal if including children from a previous marriage.  Each person puts in their scoop of soil representing the fact that like the tree, you're setting down roots as a family, and just like the tree, a marriage must be nurtured in order to grow.

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Polish Bread Ceremony