Civil or Religious

 

 

A religious marriage ceremony is led by a member of the clergy, whereas a civil ceremony is usually conducted by a judge, justice of the peace, or a registrar. One of the advantages of a civil wedding is complete freedom of choice as to where the ceremony will take place. For example, the wedding could take place in a lawyer’s office, a private home, outside in a park or botanical garden, or in a restaurant, hotel, or rented hall. It is a perfect occasion to add a personal touch to a wedding ceremony.

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