Dearly beloved: using Prince in your wedding ceremony #Features#ceremony script#quotes#steal-this-idea Posted Jul 24 2020 Ariel arielmstallings Dearly Beloved sign sold by Etsy seller PrettyMuchArt How much do you love this idea from Jen and Kevin's Chicago wedding: Our ceremony was non-religious (we wrote our own vows), and performed by a dear friend who got ordained via the internet. The ceremony kicked off with our officiant reading the intro lyrics to Prince's "Let's Go Crazy": Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to day to get through this thing called life… Those who recognized it laughed and loved it. The older members of our families never knew it wasn't traditional. These days, we're guessing most older family members would recognize the song, but still: It's nice to have a little wink at the start of your ceremony that actually doesn't feel out of place at all! Related Post Roz & Pete's humanists loving doughnuts and Prince wedding This couple loves Krispy Kremes, books, vintage cameras, and each other. Do you want to be their BFFs yet? They had two ceremonies (one being of the humanist persuasion), an… Read More Ariel Author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and the forthcoming From Shitshow To Afterglow, Ariel Meadow Stallings acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing books, chances are good that she's dancing or happy-crying. She writes weekly essays for her new publication, The Afterglow. PREVIOUS Wait until you see the outfits at this Victorian theme wedding at Lobo Castle NEXT Gaming hubs and a Cactuar toss at this eSports arena wedding Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.