When an announcement of an
upcoming wedding is published in the newspaper, and the
parents are both divorced and remarried, what is the proper
When the parents are divorced
and remarried you may either include all of the names, such
as "The parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. James Brown
and Mr. and Mrs. John Jones." Or, if you don't want to
include the step-parents (be consistent on this if both the
bride and groom's parents are divorced and remarried), you
should say, "The parents of the bride are Mr. James Brown
and Mrs. Mary Jones."
Wedding Announcement Resources
Save the Date Cards
Save the Date: Responding to those who can't come
Example Wording for after the Ceremony
Announcements, when to make them
Sample Newspaper Announcement
Time on Wedding Announcement
Wedding Announcements Wording
Writing and submitting to
We would like to send out wedding announcements to our friends
that will not be at the wedding. We thought that including a
wallet-size wedding picture would be nice. However, the
pictures will not be developed until a month after the
wedding. Is this too late to send the announcements out?
should the announcements be just from the newly weds or from
the parents like the invitations? Should they include the
elopement date and place? Since they do not receive mail at
their home, should only their PO box be mentioned; if so, how?
We are having a private family wedding. After the wedding we
will send wedding announcements. How do we word our return
I would like to announce the engagement of my son and his
fiancÚ to friends and old neighbors who I haven't spoken to
in a while. This does not mean that they will be invited to a
wedding, (cost prohibitive,) it's simply to let them know that
they are engaged. Is this proper?
The Groom's father is deceased. We would like to include
groom's father's name. is it better to include "at home card"
or just state"...now reside at.."
Wording for location, ceremony,
prayers, and inviting
If we are not inviting anyone, is it appropriate to send out
wedding announcements? If we have to, how do we write the
Advice: Divorced Parents:
Wording for Day of Wedding
What not to include
For myself how should I list my name
We cannot invite all of our friends to the wedding and
reception. Are announcements for friends and family who live
far away (an acceptable thing to do?) Are announcements for
friends who live in the vicinity of the church rude? When
should announcements be sent out?
Wording: Las Vegas Wedding: We are having a reception one week later in our home town.
People are more than welcome to join us in Las Vegas, but I
don't want them to feel like we are asking them, but the
option is there. I was wondering if I should include the
wedding ceremony information as well as the reception
We are sending them to people we could not quite afford to
invite to our wedding. I am keeping my maiden name. Can you
give us any suggestions?
Need sample wedding programs inside details
Save the Date Card Wording
When and how to tell everyone we are engaged
Wording Announcements and Invitations
When to make formal announcements
When and How? to tell everyone we are engaged!
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