The Ceremony will take approx 20 to 30 minutes (it can be longer or shorter if you prefer) and must include:-
Legal element from the Marriage Act – spoken by the Celebrant.
Marriage commitment – repeated after the celebrant – no need to memorise.
The Ceremony may include:
Up to 2, this will give your ceremony some balance and help set the mood. (may be read by family member or friend or Celebrant)
The Giving Away
Optional. This is generally done by both or one parent or a family member/ close friend.
I will ask you, if you take one another as husband and wife. The answer being “I do” or “I will”.
The Ring Exchange
There may be two rings, one ring or no rings, this is completely your choice
Declaration and Kiss
Declaration of marriage.