THE WEDDING SERVICE

Everything you need to know about planning your wedding service starts here. At St. George's the wedding service is found in the Book of Alternative Services. 

 

There are lots of ways however to personalize your wedding that will make the service uniquely yours. You may choose:

 

  • Who will be in the wedding party processional and in which order they will enter the church

  • Whether you'd like to hire a musician or use recorded music throughout the service

  • If and which hymns you'd like sung during the service

  • Which Bible readings you'd like to be read

  • Any other readings or poems

  • Which of your family or friends will do the readings 

  • Special prayer requests

READINGS

A wedding in the Anglican Church always includes at least one Bible reading. though you may also include other readings and poems that have significance to you. Here you will find a selection of passages from the Bible that are suited to a wedding ceremony.

Love, actually! 

Corinthians 13

The Lord's My Shepherd: 

Psalm 23:1

A poem between two lovers pt.1: 

Song of Solomon 2:10-13

A poem between two lovers pt.2: 

Song of Solomon 8:6-7

How to love: 

1 John 4:7-12

The perfect relationship: 

Colossians 3:12-17

Seeing the good side: 

Philippians 4:4-9

Jesus attends a wedding reception: 

John 2:1-11

Jesus teaches about marriage pt.1: 

Mark 10:6-9

Jesus teaches about marriage pt.2: 

Mark 10:13-19

 

A life that brings true happiness: 

Matthew 5:1-10

God creates women and men to look after the Earth: 

Genesis 1:26-28

There are many different versions of the Bible, some using more modern language and others traditional. You will have the opportunity to discuss which passages and which language style feels most important to you when you meet with your wedding officiant.  

St. George in the Pines Anglican Church

100 Beaver Street

Banff, AB, T1L 1A4

info@stgeorgesinthepines.com

403-762-2128

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