The Giving of the Bride: Non-Traditional Options

Non-traditional options for the giving of the bride are plentiful. After all, anyone can just make one up! 

However, if you are looking for a non-traditional style but don’t want to create the language yourself, here are nineteen options.

Interested in something more traditional? The Giving of the Bride: Traditional and Traditional Style Options.

 

The Giving of the Bride: Non-traditional Options

 

Father does the giving and the answering . . .

Minister [to father of bride]: “Is it with your consent that this woman is marrying this man?”  
Father of the bride: “Yes” or “Yes, it is” or “It is”

Minister [to father of bride]: ” Is it with your permission and blessing that this woman is marrying this man?”  
Father of the bride: “Yes” or “Yes, it is” or “It is”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Have you given your consent to this marriage?”
Father of the bride: “I have”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Are you giving your daughter in marriage to this man?”
Parents of bride: “I am”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Are you giving your daughter in marriage to ________?”
Parents of bride: “I am”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Are you giving ________ in marriage to ________?”
Parents of bride: “I am”

 

Both parents do the giving but the father does the answering. . . 

Minister [to father of bride]: “Do you and your wife consent to this woman marrying this man?”      
Father of the Bride: “We do”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Have you given your consent to this marriage?”
Father of the bride: “We have”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Are you giving your daughter in marriage to this man?”
Parents of bride: “We are”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Are you giving your daughter in marriage to ________?”
Parents of bride: “We are”

Minister [to father of bride]: “Are you giving _________ in marriage to ________?”
Parents of bride: “We are”

 

Both parents do the giving and the answering. . .

Minister [to parents of bride]: ” Is it with your consent that this woman is marrying this man?”  
Parents of the bride: “Yes” or “Yes, it is” or “It is”

Minister [to parents of bride]: “Do you consent to this woman marrying this man?”   
Parents of the Bride: “We do”

Minister [to parents of bride]: “Have you given your consent to this marriage?”
Father of the bride: “We have”

Minister [to parents of bride]: “Are you giving your daughter in marriage to this man?”
Parents of bride: “We are”

Minister [to parents of bride]: “Are you giving your daughter in marriage to ________?”
Parents of bride: “We are”

Minister [to parents of bride]: “Are you giving _______ in marriage to ________?”
Parents of bride: “We are”

Minister [to parents of bride]: ” Is it with your permission and blessing that this woman is marrying this man?”  
Parents of the bride: “Yes” or “Yes, it is” or “It is”

Other options . . .

Minister [to father of bride]: “Is it with your consent, and the consent of your family, that this woman is marrying this man?”
Father of the Bride: “Yes” or “It is” or “Yes, it is”

 

Choose one of these, or create whatever you like!

 

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