Questions: You and Your Wedding Officiant
When you are meeting with a wedding officiant to discuss your wedding ceremony it's a great time to ask questions. If you've never been married before you may not even know what questions there are to ask. Here are some ideas to thing about.
Questions Your Officiant May Ask You:
- What is the date, time and location of your wedding?
- How did you meet meet? Tell me about your relationship. What do you do together?
- How many guests do you expect at your wedding?
- How many people are in your wedding party?
- Will there be children in your wedding party?
- Is there anything atypical about your wedding party? Man of honor or best woman?
- Who will escort the bride down the aisle? Do you want to be given away or presented in marriage?
- Do you want to write your own vows? Do you want to repeat after me with the vows or just say "I do."
- Do you want a Unity Ceremony?
- Will there be anyone participating in your wedding? Readers? Performers?
- What type of ceremony do you want? Religious, non-religious, something in the middle?
- Is there anything you must have in your ceremony?
- Is there anything you definitely do not want in your ceremony?
- Do you have a theme?
- Are your parents still married? Remarried? Do they get along?
- Are you grandparents still living? Will they be in attendance?
- Do you want to remember anyone during your ceremony? Do you want a moment of silence?
- Will you be drunk at your wedding ceremony?
- Will children be in attendance?
- Will you have a day of event coordinator, wedding planner or someone organizing your rehearsal?