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Wedding Order of Service Booklet

A wedding order of service booklet with a pretty pale sage green and white floral design on the cover

Do you need a wedding order of service booklet?

An order of service booklet contains the details of your wedding ceremony, including music, readings & hymns. It helps to guide your guests through the ceremony and gives them those all important words so they can sing along at the appropriate times!

You might also like to include details of the bridal party and perhaps a personal thank you note for your guests.

Shapes & sizes

Small – 10cm x 15cm
Perfectly pocket sized, most popular

Large – 15cm x 21cm
A more traditional size (A5 or A4 folded in half)

Amazingly you can fit pretty much the same amount of detail in either size (and not with a font size so small it’s unreadable).

Of course, if you’d like a different size or shape just let me know and I’ll see what I can do!

Now available on plantable seed paper too – click here for more info
pretty floral wedding order of service

How many pages?

My standard prices include up to 8 printed pages inside a card cover, but you can have more or less depending on the number of hymns and other text you might want to include. If you’re after a budget friendly option (and don’t have lots of hymns) then the large size as a simple folded card printed both sides is sometimes enough.

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Eco friendly order of service

All my wedding order of service booklets are printed on recycled and/or recyclable board and paper. Fully personalised printing is included.

I try to keep waste to an absolute minimum, so aim to make all my wedding stationery easily recyclable at the end of it’s life.


Arrange an informal chat with me, Jo. Visit my studio or meet by phone/video.

I’ll design your invitations & stationery and give you a fully personalised, itemised quote.

Pay in full for anything you want made straight away, or a deposit to book production slots.

Get your proofs by email. Revise until you’re 100% happy & approve.

Either collect your finished stationery from my studio or we can arrange delivery.

Throughout the whole process I’m here with help and advice on anything you’re not sure of.

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Order of service

A simple order of service design to coordinate with your stationery is perfect. Perhaps a kraft card outer tied with lace or twine for a rustic theme, or crisp white or ivory with a fine satin or silk ribbon for a more classic & elegant look.

If you are having a floral or botanical design on your invitations, using an element of that as an accent on your order of service will help to pull your theme through the ceremony.

white wedding order of service with a contemporary monogram design

How many do you need?

I recommend having at least one order of service per couple or family plus a few spares.

Many couples prefer to order one per guest, it’s completely up to you and what’s within your budget.

Don’t forget to include some extras for the minister and the choir if they need them.

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What do you put in a wedding order of service booklet?

The exact details to include and the order it all goes in can vary quite a lot from church to church. As a general guideline you should include:

  • Couple’s names, wedding date, ceremony time & church
  • Entrance music
  • Hymns (include all words in full)
  • Readings (what and who they will be read by)
  • Details of any music/musicians played during the signing of the registers
  • Prayers
  • Recessional music
  • Details of the Bridal Party
  • Any special thank yous if you want to

Always check with your minister or church first as they often have a standard template for you to follow.

Read more about what goes in an order of service

Order of service designs

I can make order of service booklets in any of my wedding stationery designs. Whether you’re looking for classic, elegant, rustic or floral I have something to suit you and your wedding. Make them your own; mix and match between the designs, switch up the materials, change the colours and the print. The possibilities are endless.

Looking for something different and unique to you? Get in touch and together we can create a bespoke order of service especially for you and your wedding.

Ready to find out more, book a studio visit, or arrange a call with me?

For loads more tips and advice about wedding order of service booklets check out these blog posts.

Check out my Wedding Order of Service Pinterest board for more inspo