HOW TO PERFORM A WEDDING FLAWLESSLY<br />Even If It Is Your First Time!<br />
How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br /><ul><li>Common Fears
“What Will I Say?”
“What Will I Do?”
“What Is The Right Order?”
“What If I Mess Up?”
“Where Can I Find A Ceremony?”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br /><ul><li>Help For Fears
“You Will Mess Up!”
“Even The Pros Mess Up.”
“You CAN Do This.”
“This Article Will Help.”
“The Author Has Performed Over 400 Wedding Ceremonies.”
“This Lesson Will Keep You Off ‘America’s Funniest Videos.’”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br /><u...
“Semi-Flawless”
“Someone Trusts You.”
“This Article Does NOT Cover Public Speaking 101.”
“You Must Be Licensed, Ordained, or Legally Certified to Perform Weddings .”
“This Lesson Will Focus on the ‘Mechanics’ Of The Ceremony.”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />St...
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This article instructs someone on how to perform a wedding ceremony. It gives practical step by step instruction on performing weddings for new ministers or family friends who have been asked to be the wedding officiant.

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  1. 1. HOW TO PERFORM A WEDDING FLAWLESSLY<br />Even If It Is Your First Time!<br />
  2. 2. How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br /><ul><li>Common Fears
  3. 3. “What Will I Say?”
  4. 4. “What Will I Do?”
  5. 5. “What Is The Right Order?”
  6. 6. “What If I Mess Up?”
  7. 7. “Where Can I Find A Ceremony?”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br /><ul><li>Help For Fears
  8. 8. “You Will Mess Up!”
  9. 9. “Even The Pros Mess Up.”
  10. 10. “You CAN Do This.”
  11. 11. “This Article Will Help.”
  12. 12. “The Author Has Performed Over 400 Wedding Ceremonies.”
  13. 13. “This Lesson Will Keep You Off ‘America’s Funniest Videos.’”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br /><ul><li>Follow This 12 Step Method
  14. 14. “Semi-Flawless”
  15. 15. “Someone Trusts You.”
  16. 16. “This Article Does NOT Cover Public Speaking 101.”
  17. 17. “You Must Be Licensed, Ordained, or Legally Certified to Perform Weddings .”
  18. 18. “This Lesson Will Focus on the ‘Mechanics’ Of The Ceremony.”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step One: <br /><ul><li>Find a Good Basic Wedding Ceremony.
  19. 19. “Look Through Minister’s Manuals.”
  20. 20. “Find Something You Can Use As A Ceremony Template .”
  21. 21. “Try www.WeddingVowKit.com ”</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Two: <br /><ul><li>Interview the Couple Ahead of Time.
  22. 22. Find Out What They Want Included In Their Ceremony.
  23. 23. Write Their Names Correctly and Phonetically.
  24. 24. Take Good Notes And Get All The Details.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Three: <br /><ul><li>Find A Good Order of Service.
  25. 25. Look At Several Wedding Programs. Find Some Free at www.WeddingIncome.com/articles.html
  26. 26. Notice The Order and The Players.
  27. 27. Notice The Elements: Groom Enters, Groomsmen Enter, Bridal Party, Welcome, Presentation of Bride, Message by Minister, Wedding Vows, Ring Vows, etc.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Four: <br /><ul><li>Place The Ceremony & Order of Service Side by Side.
  28. 28. Locate the Transitions. e.g. Welcome, Presentation of Bride by Father, Giving Away Flowers, Message, Vows, Rings, Unity Candle, etc.
  29. 29. Make Notes in the Margin of Your Ceremony About the Transitions.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Five: <br /><ul><li>Meet With The Wedding Planner and Discuss Details.
  30. 30. They will be helpful.
  31. 31. Ask Their Preferences.
  32. 32. Ask How Weddings Are Usually Performed in This Venue.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Six: <br /><ul><li>Make A Bullet Point Outline of the Entire Service.
  33. 33. This Will Help With The Rehearsal.
  34. 34. If There Is A Wedding Planner, She Will Be In Charge of the Rehearsal.
  35. 35. If There is No Wedding Planner, You Will Probably Be Expected to Lead It.</li></ul>(For Help Try www.WeddingRehearsalGenie.com ) <br />
  36. 36. How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Seven: <br /><ul><li>Print Out A Rough Draft of Your Wedding Ceremony.
  37. 37. Take Notes in The Margins to Remind You About the Transitions.
  38. 38. Transitions Are the Times In The Ceremony When Things Happen.
  39. 39. E.g. Father gives Bride away, kisses daughter, shakes groom’s hand, places their hands together, takes seat.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Eight: <br /><ul><li>Print Out A Copy of Wedding Ceremony with Names.
  40. 40. Print This Copy in Booklet Form.
  41. 41. This is 8 x 11 Sheet of Paper Printed in 2 Columns on Both Sides of Page and Folded to Create a 4 Page Booklet.
  42. 42. In Microsoft Word, click file, print, properties, duplex, booklet. (Learn how to do this in Word.)</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Nine: <br /><ul><li>Make Notes In The Margin of This Ceremony.
  43. 43. This Copy Will Go To The Rehearsal.
  44. 44. Do Not Be Afraid To Mark Up This Copy.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Ten: <br /><ul><li>Use The “Red Rubber Band” Method.
  45. 45. Fold Your Ceremony in Half into a Mini Booklet.
  46. 46. Place Near the Center of Your Bible.
  47. 47. Stretch Into Center of Ceremony and Over Spine. (Paper Won’t Blow Away)
  48. 48. Hint: Use the Same Method for Special Readings, Mark Margin to Indicate When to Turn to the Reading.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Eleven: <br /><ul><li>Attend The Rehearsal.
  49. 49. Find Out Who Is Leading The Rehearsal.
  50. 50. Ask: Where You Come In, Where You Will Stand, What Kind of Microphone Will You Have, When Will You Exit, If You Are Supposed To Invite People To The Reception?
  51. 51. Take Notes in Your Margin During The Rehearsal.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Step Twelve: <br /><ul><li>Wedding Day!
  52. 52. Arrive 30-60 Minutes Early.
  53. 53. Check in with Planner, DJ, Groom, Bride
  54. 54. Ask About License and Rings.
  55. 55. Do A Microphone Check.
  56. 56. Get Alone and Read Ceremony.
  57. 57. After Ceremony, Sign the License, Be Available for Photos, Enjoy, (Get Paid If Your Are A Professional.)</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />Sum It All Up: <br /><ul><li>Following These Simple Steps
  58. 58. Helps You Design A Ceremony Your Couple Will Love, And You Will Be Proud Of
  59. 59. Will Help You Not Be Embarrassed in Front of Your Friends.
  60. 60. Work Hard on Preparation and Then Enjoy the Process.</li></li></ul><li>How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly<br />About the Author<br />Dr. Kelly Carr is a Pastor, Author, and Entrepreneur. He is a seminary trained, ordained minister. <br />Need to Learn How to Increase Your Income by Performing Weddings? Stop by his website at…<br />www.WeddingIncome.com<br />Pick up a Free MP3<br />
  61. 61. HOW TO PERFORM A WEDDING FLAWLESSLY<br />Even If It Is Your First Time!<br />

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