By the Power Vested in You

How to Officiate a Wedding, a Guide for Ordained Ministers
Universal Life Church

The most complete handbook to performing weddings available, "By The Power" includes sample wedding ceremonies, important tips, and helpful wedding diagrams.


Product Description

The Universal Life Church, after years of receiving requests for such, has finally published its own guide for performing weddings — specifically written for Universal Life Church wedding officiants! By the Power Vested in You is an indispensable “how-to” resource for any minister planning to perform a wedding.

Loaded with helpful information and visual aids, this 72-page, fully-illustrated wedding guide will walk you through every step of planning and performing a wedding ceremony – from your first meeting with the couple to the submission of the marriage license.

Some of the key content you’ll find within the book:

  • How to Become a Wedding Officiant
  • How to Officiate a Wedding
  • How to Structure an Unforgettable Wedding Ceremony
  • Multiple Sample Wedding Ceremony Scripts
  • How to Complete Legal Wedding Officiant Duties

Additional chapters focused on wedding traditions and the writing of wedding vows, in addition to helpful wedding planning worksheets make By the Power Vested in You the most comprehensive guide to performing a wedding available today.

Whether this is your first wedding ceremony or your 100th, you will find this guide to be a tremendously helpful resource. Armed with the knowledge contained within, By the Power Vested in You will make planning and officiating a wedding a stress-free, joyful pleasure!

User reviews

By Erica Day, Palm Springs CA

I got ordained to marry my best friend and her husband. I never let this little guide leave my side, it was a lifesaver throughout the whole process! Everyone agreed it was the best wedding the'd ever attended.