Wedding Ceremony Essentials
Essentials for your wedding ceremony
In Ontario, you have considerable freedom in developing your wedding ceremony and vows. Aside from required legal elements of the wedding ceremony, our focus will be to collaboratively develop a ceremony in which you feel comfortable, that speaks to you as a couple and expresses your unique relationship narrative.
Typical Humanist Wedding Ceremony
No two wedding ceremonies are the same. Aside from the four legal elements that all wedding ceremonies must include, every other element is optional. Legal requirements are in bold.
Opening Words and Introduction
Declaration of Intentions
Recognition of the Gathered Company
Words to the Couple
Exchange of Vows
Exchange of Rings
Signing of the Register and License