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Giving Away of the Bride

Tips for your Christian Wedding Ceremony


The giving away of the bride is an important way to involve the parents of the Bride and the Groom in the wedding ceremony. There are also many other possibilities for incorporating this element into your wedding ceremony when the Father or parents of the Bride and Groom are not present. Some couples ask a Godparent or a godly mentor to give away the Bride.

• Check out these Samples of the Giving Away of the Bride.

• To gain a deeper understanding of your Christian wedding ceremony and to make your special day even more meaningful, you may want to spend some time learning the biblical significance of today's Christian wedding traditions.

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