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Non-Denominational Sand Ceremony

Here a a collection of sand ceremonies.  Similar to a unity candle, the sand ceremony represents the joining of two lives into one.  This ceremony is especially well suited for summer weddings, lake weddings, and beach weddings. 1.       As the minister says the following wording, the couple alternately pours sand into the glass vessel to…

Rose Ceremony (Non-Denominational)

Rose Ceremony

Non-Denominational Rose Ceremony This modern ritual incorporates one of the most beloved symbols of romantic love – the rose. A white one is used in honor of the wedding day. GROOM (handing bride the rose): ______________, take his rose as a symbol of my love. It began as a tiny bud and blossomed, just as…

P’ye-Baek (Korean Tradition)

A P’ye-Baek (Korean Tradition) The bride offers dates and chestnuts – symbols of children – to the groom’s parents while sitting at a low table covered with other symbolic offerings. The parents offer sake in return, and as a final gesture they throw the dates and chestnuts at the bride, who tries to catch them…