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WEDDING CEREMONY ORDER - Processional  (see photo to right)

1.)  The groom, best man and Minister enter by using a side door. They stand facing the guests.  Note:  If the groom will be walking certain family members down the isle as seen in #'s 3, and 4, this first step will then take place between steps 4, and 5.

2.) An usher or groomsman escorts the grandmother(s)
of the bride to their seats.

3.) The groom, or an usher or groomsman escorts the grandmother(s)
of the groom to their seats.
(Grandfather(s) walk close behind)

4.)  The groom, or an usher or groomsman escorts the mother of the groom to her seat.  (father usually walks directly behind)

5.)  An usher or groomsman escorts the mother of the bride to her seat.

6.) The groomsmen walk down the aisle (or escort the bridesmaids)
the groomsman stand next the groom and best man and then face the guests.

7.) The bridesmaids walk down the aisle (if not already escorted),and stand    up front on the left hand side, while facing the guests.

8.) Maid or matron of honor walks down the aisle.  Once at front, and on the left side, she turns to face the guests, and is the closest of the ladies to where the bride will stand.

9.) Ring bearer walks down the aisle.

10.) The flower girl walks down the aisle.
      
(The flower girl and ring bearer may walk together)

11.) The father of the bride escorts the bride down aisle.
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