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Invitation Verses

With so many different types of families out there, wedding invitation wording can be complicated.  Below are several wedding invitation wording examples for different family situations.

Wedding invitation wording examples for when the parents of the bride are issuing the invitation:


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evans Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Jane Elizabeth
and
Mr. Stephen James Richardson
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut


Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evans Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Jane Elizabeth
and
Mr. Stephen James Richardson
son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Tyler Richardson
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut

Wedding invitation wording examples for when the couple is issuing the invitation:

Jane Elizabeth Smith
and
Stephen James Richardson
request the honour of your presence
at their marriage
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut
Together with their families
Jane Elizabeth Smith
and
Stephen James Richardson
request the honour of your presence
at their marriage
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut


Wedding invitation wording examples for when the groom's parents host (left) and for when both sets of parents host (right).

Jane Elizabeth Smith
and
Stephen James Richardson
request the honour of your presence
at their marriage
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut
Together with their families
Jane Elizabeth Smith
and
Stephen James Richardson
request the honour of your presence
at their marriage
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut

Wedding invitation wording examples for when the bride's divorced and remarried parents co-host (left) and for when the bride's remarried mother and husband host (right).



Mr. and Mrs. William Jones
and
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evans Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of
Jane Elizabeth Smith
to
Mr. Stephen James Richardson
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut
Mr. and Mrs. William Jones
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of Mrs. Jones' daughter
Jane Elizabeth Smith
and
Mr. Stephen James Richardson
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut


Wedding invitation wording examples for when the bride's divorced mother (not remarried) hosts (left) and for when the bride's widowed mother/father hosts (right).





Ms. Julia Franklin Smith
(maiden and married surnames)
or
Ms. Julia Franklin
(maiden name)
requests the honour of your presence
at the marriage of her daughter
Jane Elizabeth Smith
to
Mr. Stephen James Richardson
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut
Mr. (or Mrs.) Robert Evans Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of his (or her) daughter
Jane Elizabeth
to
Mr. Stephen James Richardson
on Saturday, the ninth of June
two thousand and four
at two o'clock
First Church of Christ
219 North Granby Road
Granby, Connecticut