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The speech event, Christian Wedding afternoon ceremony, was held at the hall of the Union Church at 2:45 p.m on 12th March 2011. It is a highly formal ritual that demonstrates a sense of sacredness when a series of ceremonial acts are performed to assist

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The speech event, Christian Wedding afternoon ceremony, was held at the hall of the Union Church at 2:45 p.m on 12th March 2011. It is a highly formal ritual that demonstrates a sense of sacredness when a series of ceremonial acts are performed to assist the couple to share vows of marriage. In terms of the psychological setting, this is a commemorative event in which friends and relatives are gathered to witness such a beautiful moment. Because of the formality, the acting sequence adapts to the occasion accordingly in a logical manner. The wedding ceremony begins with Minister's proclaimation of the ceremony's significance and Scripture appreciation, and ends with the announcement of marriage as the final objective. ...read more.

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For instance, organ Christian wedding music is played to express the pious adulation and convey sincere emotions inside the couple. Verbal languages are used by the Minister to conduct the ceremony when he greets the congregation, leads the prayer and declares the marriage of the couple. Hymn songs are sang by the choir members to acknowledge the Ministers' thanksgiving statements. Rings are exchanged to symbolize the everlasting bonding of love and loyalty. The lighted Unity Candle signifies the beginning of a new life to be shared by the married couple. Afterall, the conventions of a Christian wedding are dependent on the above instrumentalities. ...read more.

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Next, the ends creates a delightful outcome for all since the purpose of unifying a man and a woman towards a life milestone is accomplished. In addition to the members in the Union Church hall, God actually remains to be a hidden participant, although He has been linguistically addressed in hymns and prayer reveals, since His perceived existence varies among members. That is, the couple who make their vows in front of sanctuary may understand the will of God differently from the other members. With the formal setting, the norms of interaction calls for attention and restricts interruptions among participants during the ceremonial process, except for the opposition of the marriage. Else, they should respond positively at the announcement by clapping hands if they affirm the marriage. ?? ?? ?? ?? So Man Wai Iris 09093660A 201C ...read more.

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