THE WEDDING CEREMONY
Musical Prelude - Sinfonia sacra
Psalm 150 - Ned Rorem
I will Sing New Songs - Antonin Dvorak
Lighting of the Candles - Acolytes
Seating of the Families
Lighting of the Family Candles - The Mothers
The yellow roses are placed in memory of
Rev Donn D. Hastings, Grandfather of the Bride and
Mr. Paul Edwards Grandfather of the Groom
Welcome Pastor Larson
Festival Prelude - Marc Antoine Charpentier
Hymn #142 All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name! - Coronation
Statement of the Gift of Marriage
Declarations of Intent
Affirmations of the Families
Vocal Solo The Water is Wide - Rene Clausen
Scripture Readings Jeremiah 29:11-14 I John 4:7 and 12
The Pastor's Message
Exchange of Vows
Exchange of Rings
The Wedding Prayer
The Lord's Prayer
Lighting of the Unity Candle Bride and Groom
The Call - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Announcement of the Marriage
Charge to the Couple
Blessing of the Couple
Presentation of the Couple
Recessional - Sin fonia sacra
Psalm XIX - Benedetto Marcello
Musical Postlude - Sinfonia sacra
Please remain seated as the parents and grandparents are escorted.
Michelle and Matthew will return to the font of the sanctuary and greet guests
allowing each row to exit in turn.
Please proceed to the church lawn for the Arch of Swords
THE ARCH OF SWORDS CEREMONY
Coast Guard Officers:
LTjg. Brown - LTjg. Calhoun - LTjg.
LTjg. Lake - LTjg. Newton - LT. Shuman
The reception at the Omni Convention Center.
We would like to extend our sincere thanks to the wedding hostess
and to the custodians Bob and Mike.
They have worked hard, with attention to every detail,
to prepare Graystone Church for a beautiful wedding. Thank
To Our Family and Friends,
For coming from near and far to celebrate with us, we thank you.
Your presence here has made this special day complete.
Your love and support has truly been a blessing throughout our lives.
With love and thanks,
Michelle and Matthew