Decisions best made before the rehearsal are:
- Will grandparents and/or parents enter ceremonially? Will there be ushers?
- Who is in the wedding party? Who will carry the rings?
- How many seats need to be set aside for family? Are they clearly marked?
- Are blended family considerations taken into account in the seating?
- Where will the musicians be located and how will they be cued?
- How will the wedding party enter and in what order?
- What props (like wine or candles) are needed during the ceremony? Who will bring them?
- Will candles be exposed to possible wind or breeze?
- Where will flowers or decorations be placed relative to where the wedding party stands?
- Does the officiant need a microphone to be heard over ambient noise?
- Do the wedding couple want to have a microphone?
- For outside weddings, where will the sun be during the time of the wedding?
- If there is a videographer, where will the camera be placed?
- Will there be a receiving line after the ceremony?
- When will photographs be taken?
- In a legalized marriage ceremony, who will the legal witnesses be?
And - Rev. Robin Renteria can accommodate last minute changes!
As your wedding minister or wedding officiant, Rev. Robin Renteria recommends rehearsals for ceremonies with
- formal seating of family,
- lots of logistical elements,
- simply if you want the peace of mind!
In the rehearsal, she guides the process, and defers in all decisions to you!
The wedding ceremony is a ritual,
not a performance.
We rehearse to leave performance fears behind and to remember that we are here,
simply and joyfully,
to celebrate your love!
Wedding Rehearsal Information
As a wedding minister, wedding officiant, or wedding celebrant Rev. Robin Renteria primarily serves the NC Triangle: Orange, Durham, Wake, Chatham, and Alamance counties and the towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Raleigh, Hillsborough, Cary, Mebane, Holly Springs, Fuquay Varina, Apex, Bahama, Burlington, and Efland.
Reverend Robin Renteria, Ph.D.
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Reverend Robin Renteria, (919) 818-6362, Hillsborough, NC
Arron and Rachel's wedding rehearsal
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Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, and nearby
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