Wedding Stories

This is a collection of wedding stories from Universal Life Church ministers who have performed them. Hopefully, you'll find some things to make you laugh and some tips to help you in your own wedding business.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Wedding Stories

Universal Life Church 
Forgotten Bride
At our wedding, my father "forgot" me - MY church prefers that "still" married parents of the Bride and Groom walk in together, light the family candles for the unity candle, and then the parents of the groom sit down.  The Father of the Bride then escorts MOB to her seat then goes back down the aisle to escort the bride up the aisle. 

So this was practiced well at rehearsal- things were going well- the day of the wedding our parents entered, lit the candles- and my IL's sat down- My dad took Mom to her seat and then sat down - several people tried to stage whisper to dad to go get me but dad (who is somewhat HOH couldn't hear them - Finally my BIL who was sitting  behind my parents - tapped dad on the shoulder and told him to turn around and look at him- he told dad that he had to go to the back of the church and get me "since that is what people are waiting for" Dad stood up and said (loudly) "OH, I FORGOT!"

He ran down the aisle  to the back of the church to "get Me" - I think it is such a classic funny story - that made me laugh so much the next day when my husband told me the story (once we were on the plane to our honeymoon.


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