Planning LDS Weddings and Receptions

Planning LDS Weddings and Receptions is a comprehensive book that discusses all major aspects of preparation for beautiful weddings and receptions. It is simple and concise, yet it gives invaluable suggestions that all who are approaching marriage can use. While it is directed to Latter-day Saints, much of the information is applicable to those of all faiths. Both temple and private marriages receive consideration. Elements of etiquette and careful planning are given on such subjects as pre-nuptial parties, the engagement, the Bishop’s interview, and preparing invitations and announcements. Budgeting and legal requirements are treated in detail, and useful suggestions are made on choosing attendants, wedding apparel, wedding pictures, flowers, music, reception locations, and caterers. Guidelines and suggestions for temple weddings, home weddings, garden weddings, and chapel weddings are given. Details such as suggested music for receptions, newspaper announcements, and acknowledging gifts are also covered. This is a useful, interesting, and readable guide to the many aspects of the marriage process.

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by Lois Worlton and Opal Jasinski

Planning LDS Weddings and Receptions is a comprehensive book that discusses all major aspects of preparation for beautiful weddings and receptions. It is simple and concise, yet it gives invaluable suggestions that all who are approaching marriage can use. While it is directed to Latter-day Saints, much of the information is applicable to those of all faiths. Both temple and private marriages receive consideration. Elements of etiquette and careful planning are given on such subjects as pre-nuptial parties, the engagement, the Bishop’s interview, and preparing invitations and announcements. Budgeting and legal requirements are treated in detail, and useful suggestions are made on choosing attendants, wedding apparel, wedding pictures, flowers, music, reception locations, and caterers. Guidelines and suggestions for temple weddings, home weddings, garden weddings, and chapel weddings are given. Details such as suggested music for receptions, newspaper announcements, and acknowledging gifts are also covered.

This is a useful, interesting, and readable guide to the many aspects of the marriage process. The suggestions it provides can add much to the joy and happiness of the marriage occasion. Planning LDS Weddings and Receptions should be read by all young Latter-day Saints approaching matrimony and by their parents. They owe it to themselves!

Chapters include:

  1. Planning Checklist
  2. Pre-Nuptial Parties
  3. The Engagement
  4. Bishop’s Interview
  5. Planning the Temple Wedding
  6. Legal Requirements for Marriage
  7. The Wedding Budget
  8. Choosing Attendants
  9. Wedding Apparel
  10. Invitations and Announcements
  11. Wedding Pictures
  12. Flowers and Decorating
  13. Wedding Music
  14. The Temple Wedding
  15. The Home Wedding
  16. Garden Weddings and Rehearsals
  17. Weddings in the Chapel or Cultural Hall
  18. Newspaper Announcement of the Wedding
  19. The Reception
  20. Catering
  21. Gifts
  22. The Honeymoon

6” x 9” paperback

112 pages