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The Roles and Responsibilities of Your Wedding Party


When planning your wedding you will want to have the people closest to you be in the wedding party. Everyone in the wedding party will have certain roles and responsibilities that they will need to perform before, during and after the wedding.

When choosing who will be a part of your special day you want to make sure that you choose people who you can trust and are reliable. This is an exciting but sometimes stressful time making sure everything goes smoothly. You don’t want to have to worry if your bridesmaids or groomsmen are going to be late or not show up.

The maid of honor has some important roles that she has to do. She will be the one signing the Marriage Certificate as a witness on your marriage license. Your maid of honor will be walking down the aisle; usually it is with the best man. She will also be holding your flowers if needed during the ceremony.

The day of the wedding she should be there to help you with last minute details and to help you get dressed. The maid of honor can be there to do any last minute errands or to make sure everything is going smoothly.

Other responsibilities that she can perform are helping you find the perfect wedding dress and also finding the bridesmaid dress that she will be wearing. The maid of honor is usually the one that throws a bachelorette party for you. The maid of honor is someone that you are close to and want to share this very special time with.

The best man has certain roles and responsibilities too. Besides the one to plan the bachelor party they have other important responsibilities. They will be signing the Marriage Certificate as a witness on your marriage license. The best man also has the responsibility of carrying and passing along the wedding rings when asked to do so. You want to make sure that the best man is trustworthy and reliable. The last thing you want to happen on your special day is to standing at the altar with no wedding bands to exchange.

The best man can perform other duties as well. He can help make travel arrangements for both the guests and the bride and groom. He can be in charge of transportation to and from the wedding. He can also pay the clergy and make sure that the groom’s tux gets back to the rental place. The best man also makes the first toast at the wedding reception and any announcements during the wedding.

If you have other bridesmaids besides your maid of honor they will also be there to help you on your wedding day. They can also help after the wedding by gathering up the flowers and decorating for the wedding. The bridesmaids can lend a helping hand and also be there to give you moral support.

You want your wedding day to run as smoothly as possible. This will happen if you choose your wedding party wisely. They are the key to making this the wedding of your dreams.

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