Although you may have other readings in your service that mean something to you, you must include a Bible reading.

Some popular Bible readings you can choose from are:

  • Genesis 1: 26-38 – The creation of people
  • Song of Solomon 2: 10-13, 8: 6-7- A Love Poem
  • Matthew 5:1-10 – The Beatitudes
  • Matthew 7:21, 24-29 – Firm foundations are needed for long lasting relationships
  • Mark 10: 6-9 – One flesh
  • John 2:1-11 – The wedding at Cana
  • John 15: 1-8 – Growth and a fruitful life depend on being one with Christ
  • Romans 12:1, 2,9-18 – Present your bodies as a living sacrifice, acceptable to God
  • 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 – Love, the greatest gift
  • Ephesians 3: 14-end – A payer of praise
  • Philippians 4: 4-9 – Honourable living
  • Colossians 3: 12-17 – Living in love
  • 1 John 4:1-12 – Let us love one another, because love is from God

Hymns often sung at weddings

  • Alleluia, sing to Jesus
  • All creatures of our God and King
  • All people that on earth do dwell
  • All things bright and beautiful
  • Be thou my vision
  • Come down, O love divine
  • Dear Lord and Father of mankind
  • Father, hear the prayer we offer
  • Give me joy in my heart
  • Immortal, invisible, God only wise
  • Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
  • Lord of all hopefulness
  • Love divine, all loves excelling
  • Make me a channel of your peace
  • Morning has broken
  • Now thank we all our God
  • O Jesus, I have promised
  • O worship the King
  • One more step along the world I go
  • Praise my soul, the King of heaven
  • The Lord’s my shepherd