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Vern Barnet
Box 45414
Kansas CIty, MO 64171
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PLANNING YOUR WEDDING

Our wedding date 2020 _________ ____ Su M T W Th F Sa _____ am/pm

[If we plan a rehearsal, we want 2020 _________ ____ Su M Tu W Th F Sa _____ am/pm]

THE COUPLE: First party, Second party

1. Legal name
1. Age
1. Called what during the ceremony? Example: Taylor or Tay?
1. Address
1. City/State/Zip
1. Home phone
1. Work phone 
1. Cell phone
1. Email(s)

2. Legal name
2. Age
2. Called what during the ceremony? Example: Taylor or Tay?
2. Address
2. City/State/Zip
2. Home phone
2. Work phone 
2. Cell phone
2. Email(s)

PARTICIPANTS: Role, name(s), relationship (with children’s ages). 

*Please use terminology appropriate to your wedding.
* best man/left side attendant
* maid/matron of honor/right side attendant
* groomsmen/left side aides
* bridesmaids/right side aides
* bride’s escort
reader(s)
usher(s)
flower child
ring bearer
guestbook
attendant
parent(s)
musician(s)
sound engineer
2 witnesses
 

WEDDING DETAILS 
Please circle, check, complete, or cross out items 1-15.

1. We want our wedding to be legal / ceremonial only.
     a. very simple 
     b. traditional 
     c. custom

2. The ceremony should be
     a. civil (no religious references)
     b. spiritual but no particular faith
     c. clearly Christian 
     d. multi-faith
     e. other:

3. We’d like these special absent or deceased people mentioned:

4. We will write our own vows.  Yes / No / Maybe

5. We want to include our children in the ceremony. Yes / No / Maybe

6. We want to include these reading(s): ____________________________________________

7. We plan music — live / none / recorded

8. We plan printed programs. Yes / No 

9. We plan altar-table decorations. Yes / No 

10. Our parents plan to attend. Yes / No 

11. Everyone attending might total:

12. We do / do not want to see each other before the ceremony.

13. The wedding party and the couple enter by tradition / chapel plan / pairs / custom

14. Other:

15. We are presently out of town but both will arrive in KC on: _________________________
 

What makes a wedding ceremony?

A. Here is a list of basic elements and options and 

B. here is an outline of an adaptable ceremony that some couples find useful. 

From the lists and from your ideas, what fits you and your wedding?
 
 

 Please return this form to Vern.