Wedding roles for family. If youve run out of slots in your wedding party here are some other vip roles for loved ones who arent bridesmaids or groomsmen. Its time to gather the troops. Similarly a friend can act as the glass bearer carrying up the glass that will be shattered at the ceremonys conclusion or hold the poles of the huppah during a jewish wedding ceremony. The groom chooses his groomsmen and best man and picks their attire.
Groomsmen the groomsmen are also close. Generally a little boy who walks behind the flower girls with the wedding rings on a pillow. For special family members you would like to include in the processional ask them to escort your grandparents or other more elderly relatives down the aisle. The wedding party roles maid or matron of honor this should be the woman who is closest to the bride.
So here are some traditional rolesduties for some key players in the wedding to help out the couple in preparation for their big day. Best man the best man is usually the best friend or brother of the groom. Help the mother of the bride with all of the big day details. Find out what the traditional roles are for everyone.
Wedding roles responsibilities published april 2 2010. We hear from couples wedding party and even family asking what are we supposed to do. Father of the bride responsibilities. The groom on the other hand.
There are certain wedding roles and responsibilities that are customary for the father of the bride to take care of. If you choose to have a wedding program handed out it goes without saying that you need someone to do the handing out. Bridesmaids bridesmaids are also close friends and family of the bride. Whether it is the prenuptial activities preparing for the ceremony participating in the ceremony the reception or beyond parents have an important role to play in each stage of the marriage process.
She plans and hosts the bridesmaids luncheon and gives her attendants thank you gifts and buys a gift for groom. Use the traditional roles below to assign big day duties to dad. Sometimes the wedding party will plan special events for the couples such as bridal showers bachelor or bachelorette parties or even wedding night surprises. This is a good job for a junior usher but comes with its own title pretty exciting.
The bride chooses her bridesmaids and honor attendant. Helps the bride select the bridesmaids attire and the brides dress. Your wedding party is often considered to be quite involved in your wedding planning process.