How do you make an order of service for a wedding?
Here’s a template you might want to follow for an order of service for a wedding in a religious setting:
- The marriage of…
- Name of the church (and address/ village name)
- The date and time of the service.
- FIRST PAGE AND ANY SUBSEQUENT PAGES…
- Entrance of the bride, plus details of the music for the processional.
How do you make an order of service at home?
Making an order of service booklet
- details about the person or couple.
- a timeline of the day.
- a listing of close family members.
- details of location for the wedding reception or funeral wake.
- complete words for any hymns, readings or poems.
- a note to thank all guests for attending at the end of the booklet.
Do you need an order of service for a wedding?
As most civil weddings don’t have hymns, you may be wondering if you need orders of service at your wedding. The short answer is no, you don’t. Orders of service can be expensive, especially if you’re having a large wedding, and can be seen as a bit of a waste of money if your ceremony is short.
How many order of service are there?
I recommend ordering at least one order of service per household/family and a few spares, although many couples prefer to order one per guest. Don’t forget to include some for the bridal party and the choir if you are having one.
What should a wedding order of service look like?
Start with the entrance music for the bride. You should also include the marriage vows, ring exchange, and the signing of the register. Finally, add the exit music that plays when the couple leave. The order of service can also contain optional elements, like the names of readers or the lyrics to any hymns and songs.
How do you end a wedding order of service?
Proclamation: The officiant will then proclaim the happy couple as being married. At this point, the marriage is often sealed with a kiss. Closing remarks: The officiant will usually close the ceremony with a few last words, and if you are having a church ceremony this usually involves a blessing and a prayer.
What do you put on back of order of service?
The final page or back cover of the order of service will often include another photograph of the deceased; this can be different to the one used on the front cover and may be a group or family photo. It is also a good place to mention any preferred charities or organisations for donations.
What is GSM in order of service?
Order of service printing recommendations
- 1 or 2 page order of service. Loose sheet, A5, 350 gsm silk.
- 4 page order of service (most popular) Folded sheet, A4 (folded to A5), double sided, 350 gsm silk. This is the most popular Order of Service option.
- 8 page order of service. Booklet, A5, 200 gsm silk.
Who walks down the wedding aisle first?
The Groom: The groom proceeds to walk down the aisle accompanied by their parents, with his father on the left and his mother on the right. The Bridesmaids: The bridesmaids then proceed in pairs, starting with those standing farthest from the bride. The Maid or Matron of Honor: The bride’s right-hand woman walks alone.
What should an order of service look like?
Most orders of service will have a simple front page, with a photo of a loved one in either colour or black and white. This could be a recent or past photo, depending on personal preference and how you would like to remember them. It’s best to include your loved one’s full legal name and date of birth.
Does everyone need an order of service?
An order of service may not be strictly necessary, i.e. mandated by either etiquette or your venue. But they are key to the well-running of your ceremony, so that everybody knows what they’re doing and when.
How do I create my own wedding folded Order of service?
If you wish to create your own artwork, use our free wedding folded order of service templates. Download your chosen format by clicking on one of the icons below. Each template is blank, ready for you to add your artwork and save as a PDF file to upload for print.
Do you offer booklet printing for weddings?
We offer fast, efficient booklet printing service for your wedding, with prices to suit all budgets. Orders of Service are often the last thing to be printed before the big day, which is why we offer a same day service (but please give us more time if you can).
How many pages are in an order of service?
For this reason, we bring you order of service designs across a range of page numbers. We print compact order of services that are simply a piece of folded card. But we also offer longer 8-page and 12-page order of service booklets with thick card covers.
Is there a wedding surcharge on your prices?
There’s no ‘wedding surcharge’ on any of our prices, and we sell direct to graphic designers, wedding planners, and print resellers. For more information, please see below or our blog article on creating the perfect order of service. All prices are zero rated (no VAT) and include free couriered delivery.