Transcript: You are invited to A Lesson on Christian Weddings With your shoulder partner think about what needs to be planned for a wedding Let's think about planning... What does a Wedding Ceremony Involve?
Transcript: I would either like to go abroad and get married but only if my family and friends could come or marry in hotel The formal union of a two people who our committed to their relationship and want to express and share their love with their family and friends, typically recognized by law, by which they become partners(husband and wife). Venues Marriage What is marriage Christian Marriage Project Detail 4 Dresses Why christians get married Christians believe that marriage is a gift from god, one should not be taken for granted, it is the right atmosphere to build a family life. getting married in a church in front of god is very important to christians. A marriage is a public declaration of love and commitment. this declaration is made in front of friends and family in a church ceremony. They also get married to share their joy, and celebrate their love. Detail 3 I would wear white or ivory preferable a strapless. i would like a diamond and maybe a patterned skirt. For example the ones below
Transcript: By Danielle, Esther and Chisom Christian Weddings The Marriage Journey The Marriage Journey A wedding is the beginning , not an end of a very long journey. The real point is what follows. The wedding should set you off in the right direction for a marriage journey. The different Chrisitian traditions agree strongly about marriage. Because marriage is a mjor, life-long commitiment, Churches prepare couples carefully for it . Marriage courses are common . CHurch leaders will coumnsel and pray with couples and discuss Chrisitian teaching about marriage. 1. Hymn - This focuses everyones mind on God 2. Opening Statement - This Summarises what marriage is 3. Declaration 4. Promises or vows 5. Exchange of rings 6. Proclamation - The couple are now husband and wife 7.Prayers for the couple - There is often a talk or a sermon about marriage 8. The registrar is signed by the couple and witnesses - To the record that marriatge is legal 9.Closing Worship - It is then followedf by photos and a recepetion The Order of Service The order of service The witnesses and the couple are asked if there is any reason th couple can not get married. Declaration Declaration I, ____, take you, ____, to be my wife (or husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy law, and this is my solemn vow. Promises or Vows Vows before the kiss The vows that you make are at the heart of your wedding day and have been spoken by millions of couples over the centuries. They can not be re-written or changed in any way for legal reasons – they are the words of commitment to a shared life that define you as ‘married’. I give you this ring as a sign of our marriage. With my body I honour you, all that I am I give to you, and all that i have I share with you... within the love of God, Father, Son & Holy Spirit Vows for ring exchange Exchange of rings The Exchange of Wedding Rings represent the vows and promises the bride and groom have exchanged. They signify to the world that that they belong to someone special and someone special belongs to them. Example: Chrisitian Traditions Chrisitan Traditions In the chrisitan weddings some things must happen. Like the bride wears white or the groom has to come into the church first. Here are theses tradtions explained. Ephesians 5:23-32 reveals that earthly marriages are a picture of the church’s’ union with Christ. God initiated the relationship through Christ, who called and came for his bride, the church. Christ is the groom, who established the blood covenant first initiated by God. For this reason, the groom enters the church first. The Groom enters first because....... Why does the Grooom enters first? Revelation 19:7-8: It was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean; for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints. The bride wears white because...... Why does the Bride wears white? The cutting of the cake is another picture of the cutting of the covenant. When the bride and groom take pieces if the cake and feed it to each other, once again, they are showing how they have given their all to one another, and will care for the other as one flesh. In this wedding, the cutting and feeding of the cake will be done joyfully, but lovingly and reverently, in a way that honors the covenant of our relationship. The Groom feeds the Bride with cake because.... Why does the groom feed the bride with cake?. The Reception The Reception At a wedding reception, guests are invited to share with the couple in the blessings of the covenant. Interesting Facts Interesting Facts about Wedding 1. For good luck, Egyptian women pinch the bride on her wedding day. 2. Middle Eastern brides paint henna on their hands and feet to protect themselves from the evil eye. 3. Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart. 4. Moroccan women take a milk bath to purify themselves before their wedding ceremony. - When the minister introduces the couple to the wedding guests, he is drawing attention to their new identity and name change brought about by marriage. - A ring also represents resources. When the couple exchanges wedding rings, this symbolizes the giving of all their resources — wealth, possessions, talents, emotions — to the other in marriage. - Wedding Symbols More Interesting Facts Our Personel Experiences Tradition weddings/engagements are very different to white weddings. the weddings often take place in a large compound(land surrounding the grooms/brides house). Everyone wears their most beautiful dressies and eats delicious food. in the igbo culture the brideis given a cup of palm wine which she then has to present to her husband on the day ofher traditional weding. there is lots of dancing singing and entertainment from hired entertainers. In
Transcript: Rite of Passage At the end of the ceremony they will kiss to symbolize there new marriage. Getting married reflects starting a new chapter in your life. You are starting a family of your own and moving on into adulthood. -A wedding is a big part of our culture today and most people have weddings to celebrate their love The couple will also exchange wedding rings as a symbol of there love. -The social aspect is everyone celebrating the new couple. Including Family and Friends Wedding Ceremony -The purpose of this rite of passage is to start a new chapter in your life and begin a new family with the partner you are going to marry. A wedding reception is after the wedding ceremony. It is a big celebration with all of the couples closest family and friends. -A wedding is very personal between the two people who are getting married Christian wedding As a tradition during the reception couples cut a piece of cake. What transition is it reflecting? In all weddings there is a wedding ceremony. This is where the bride and groom officially get married. During the wedding ceremony there will be a priest/pastor that will officiate the wedding. This rite of passage is Social, Religious, Cultural and Personal The family is included by agreeing and accepting the marriage. The family will usually be at the wedding ceremony supporting the couple. Reception -The wedding ceremony can have a lot to do with your religion and can include religious traditions The couple also has a first dance as a newly married couple.
Transcript: Closing Prayer • The closing prayer or benediction brings the wedding ceremony to a close. • Expresses the wishes of the congregation, through the minister, offering a blessing of peace and joy and that God may bless the new couple with his presence. • Offered by a special wedding participant. Example of Closing Prayer: The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon you, and give you peace. Father of the Bride • Walks bride down the aisle, and gives bride away, and traditionally pays for wedding • Traditionally based on women living and depending on their fathers, until they are married, when their husband assumes this role. • Today, it is seen as a sign of approval and love • Paying for wedding is no longer typical, and most couples pay for the wedding themselves, or both parents provide a small amount Basic Info - Wedding cakes can range in size, from a small cake that feeds ten people, to a very large cake that will feed hundreds - Commonly, the couple ceremonially cut the first piece of the cake, and in a nod to an ancient Roman wedding rite, may feed a bite to one another and perhaps sip a glass of wine or other drink with linked arms History - One of the first traditions began in Ancient Rome where bread was broken over the bride’s head to bring good fortune to the couple - In Medieval England cakes were stacked as high as possible for the bride and groom to kiss over, if they successfully kissed over the stack they were guaranteed a prosperous life together - During the mid-17th century to the beginning of the 19th century, the “bride’s pie” was served at most weddings, guests were expected to have a piece out of politeness because it was considered very rude and bad luck not to eat the bride’s pie - The bride’s pie developed into the bride’s cake which was traditionally a plum or fruit cake--> sign of fertility and prosperity which helped them gain popularity because all married men wanted to have plenty of children - Bride’s cake eventually transformed into the modern wedding cake we know today - Pillars between cake tiers were very poorly made from broomsticks covered in icing but represented prosperity and were a status symbol because only wealthy families could afford to put them in the cake Paul the Apostle- "It becomes both men and women who marry, to form their union with the approval of the bishop, that their marriage may be according to God, and not after their own lust." Expense - Average cost of a wedding was about $28,000 in 2007, almost twice the cost of a wedding in 1990 - This average later dropped to $25,500 in 2011 with 50% of the couple’s budget being spent on the reception alone (food and alcohol) Catechism of the Catholic Church 1601 "The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament."84 I. MARRIAGE IN GOD'S PLAN 1602 Sacred Scripture begins with the creation of man and woman in the image and likeness of God and concludes with a vision of "the wedding-feast of the Lamb."85 Scripture speaks throughout of marriage and its "mystery," its institution and the meaning God has given it, its origin and its end, its various realizations throughout the history of salvation, the difficulties arising from sin and its renewal "in the Lord" in the New Covenant of Christ and the Church.86 II. THE CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE 1621 In the Latin Rite the celebration of marriage between two Catholic faithful normally takes place during Holy Mass, because of the connection of all the sacraments with the Paschal mystery of Christ.120 In the Eucharist the memorial of the New Covenant is realized, the New Covenant in which Christ has united himself for ever to the Church, his beloved bride for whom he gave himself up.121 It is therefore fitting that the spouses should seal their consent to give themselves to each other through the offering of their own lives by uniting it to the offering of Christ for his Church made present in the Eucharistic sacrifice, and by receiving the Eucharist so that, communicating in the same Body and the same Blood of Christ, they may form but "one body" in Christ.122 1622 "Inasmuch as it is a sacramental action of sanctification, the liturgical celebration of marriage . . . must be, per se, valid, worthy, and fruitful."123 It is therefore appropriate for the bride and groom to prepare themselves for the celebration of their marriage by receiving the sacrament of penance. Secular Symbols & Rituals Wedding vows • A sacred promise between the bride and the groom in front of God. • It is a promise that they will love each other through every thick and thin situation they may come across. • The wedding vows are
Transcript: The wedding day Other steps the couple has to complete usually are : First step is the proposal. The man usually asks his partner to marry him by kneeling on one knee and offering his lover a ring. This is the most common way to propose, but there are many others. Proposal can be decided by the women as well, or by agreement such as "Let's get married" Fung Fung, M. (2011, December 12). Marriage in europe and traditional chin. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/ngmanfung/marriage-in-europe-and-traditional-china BBC - Religions. (2009, June 23). Christian weddings. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/ritesrituals/weddings_1.shtml Preparing for the big day! Proposal Throughout the preparations, the couple usually sends letters/invitations to their friends and family, letting them know about their engagement and inviting those people to attedn the ceremony. American Christian Wedding Marriage Customs In the West, marriage customs are not complex. There are only three steps between being a simple couple and being married. The Night before References: Mate Selection Christian weddings happen in church. Husband and wife are expected to be loyal and equal. Others also expect to see children in the future. Some wives become house wives after having kids. They quit their jobs and work at home. Men have role to sustain the family through his work. Unlike Chinese traditional weddings, American Christian weddings are far more simple and require less complications and procedures. Facts: Traditionally, on the special day, the couple gets ready separately so they can surprise each other. When the ceremony beggins, the bride walks down the aisle of the church where a preist marries the couple. The soul mates exchange vows and rings and then kiss at the end. After the ceremony, there is usually a dinner then a party to celebrate the new wife and husband. In most cases, the bride and the groom do not sleep together the night before the wedding. Their friends take them out separately to different places to celebrate their last day as "not married". Choosing the bride's dress, the venue, wedding cake, music, decorations, the date, the food and the planning of the whole day. Tip: the bride's dress is usually kept from the groom's eyes until the big day traditionally. It is also most of the time white, the colour that represents happiness. Some brides decide to be different sometimes In this type of marriage, the mate selection is very simple. It is the pure decision of the two individuals that are becoming a couple. When it comes to getting married, the family's opinion about the male or female selection can have an impact, but it is not to the family's to decide of this couple's future The next step after the couple is to be married is to get prepared for the wedding. This part of the procedure is divided in many little tasks that are to be completed. The preparations vary depending on the couple and what they want, but I will talk about the most common procedure. Overview
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Transcript: happiness The guests shoulder the cost of travel... Trending destination weddings: taking the celebration to a foreign lands.. Family in attendance? The U.S. Economy catch the bouquet! “It is so much cheaper than having a traditional wedding at home, where the cost can skyrocket.” (De Lollis) 1 Corinthians 16:14 "Let all that you do be done in love." policies, rules, consultations, marriage preparation programs... same sex marriage “Being asked to go to Confession because we had been living together was a little like being asked to say I’m sorry for the choice I made." - Kerrian McSweeney Social “Marriage is, in most civilized nations, is a civil contract and usually regulated by law” (p.1457 Milne) The average cost of venue, catering and rental is $10,500... reception marriage is the union of a man and a woman, having God as the center... the average total cost of a wedding is $28,000, of which the average wedding dress cost is $1,200... I do... cost a lot! union commitment wedding cake! The recent 2008 recession... church Political Destination weddings... Guest who? “Christianity considered homosexual intimacy to be sinful and unnatural” (p.1453 Milne) celebration a spiritual union or a legal contract? The Caribbean Expenses... Economic Identity as Christians "over $50 billion is spent annually on weddings in the U.S." -The Wedding Report The Christian Wedding
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