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How To Perform A Wedding Flawlessly

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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 …

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