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Call to Order NOTE: Test microphone before speaking. Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. May I have your attention please! We are about to begin our Dinner Reception so please find a seat and make yourself comfortable. Let us begin this celebration with a prayer. Let us all stand, bow down our heads and put ourselves in the presence of our almighty, Bro. Isaias Samson will lead us in the prayer. Opening Prayer By: Ka Isaias Samson Welcome Address A very good evening to everyone and welcome to Richard and Aprils Dinner Reception. We are done with the solemn part of the celebration and we
thank those people who were with us earlier at the Central Temple for the wedding ceremony. And for those who just join in, our warmest Welcome to you all! And so, here we are in the Aberdeen Court Ruby Hall for the most exciting part - the Dinner Reception for our newlyweds in celebration of the beginning of their new life together. So sit down, relax and enjoy the rest of the evening. I am Mr. Dervin Arit and I am also one of the groomsmen And I am Ms. Prenzi Mae Pinza also one the bridesmaids And we had been given the task by the bride herself to be your emcee for tonight. We thank you all for gracing this joyful occasion especially to those who took a leave of absence from work or from school and to those who have
traveled many miles just to be with us. In behalf of kuya Richard and ate Apple as well as their parents, We would like to express their heartfelt gratitude for your presence at this memorable occasion. It is indeed a pleasure to have you all tonight Introduction and Acknowledgements Parents of the Newlyweds Dervin: Before anything else, we would like to acknowledge the key persons who took a great part of this joyous affair. For without their support, this event would not be made possible. Peachy: Ladies and gentlemen, it is with great pleasure to introduce to you the Parents of the Bride, Mr. Antonio F.
Arit and Mrs. Elizabeth-Dolar Arit A big round of applause please. Dervin: Daddy, Mommy, welcome and enjoy the rest of the night. Peachy: And of course, we are truly happy to have here with us the Parents of the Groom, Friends, let us give a big hand to Mr.Bernardo C. Ramos and Mrs. Lorna Ofrecio-Ramos. Grandmother of the Bride and Groom *If both or either Lola can attend. Principal Sponsors We would also like to acknowledge our Principal Sponsors. Well start off with
the ladies. Please make a stand as your name is called. Our first lady sponsor is Sis. Myrna D. Samson the lovely wife of our officiating Minister brother Jun Samson. Thank you po for gracing this occasion The second is Sis Marcora N. Dy the wife of Bro Albert Dy. Ka Cora salamat po sainyong pagdalo sapagkat nagsilbni po kayong inspirasyon sa buhay ni ate apple. Next is Sis Hilda M. Dela Riva the ate of both the husband and wife who taught them the wonders of business, Ate it was a pleasure having you here. And next is Sis. Mercedes V. Valeros the grooms mentor. Tita Ched Thank you so much po.
And lastly Sis. Edith F. Cacayan, Ka Edith thank you for sharing these joyous day with us. And thats it for the ladies now we go over to the gentlemen. So again please make a stand as your name is called. Our first gentlemen is the general secretary of the Church of Christ a minister of the Gospel and a mentor and truly a person whom the couple can rest their cares any time they need spiritual advice Ladies and gentlemen please give him a round of applause.Bro.Benefrido C. Santiago Our next male sponsor is also a minister of the gospel and of the bride in the central office. Please welcome Bro.Lowell C. Menorca (Represented by: Bro. Michael Sandoval)
The third is a very good friend of both the groom and bride an officemate and the Big brother to the bride please welcome.Bro.Allan L.Francisco The next is also a Minister of the Gospel and an officemate of the bride in the Foreign Department of the Iglesia ni Cristo Central Office lets all welcome.Bro.Roel C. Soriano Lastly but no less of the others is the resident Hymn singing Supervisor of the Iglesia Ni Cristo. Bro.Fausto T. Perez represented by: So there you have it ladies and gentlemen, our most distinguished set of principal sponsors. Let us once again give them a big round of applause.
Family and Friends A wedding brings two people and their families together. It refreshes the family ties and friendship that have gone stale and almost forgotten against the toll of time and distance. So again I would like to request the people concerned to please make a stand to be recognize as you are called.
Also with us here tonight and it is with great pleasure to have Bro. Jun Samson.our officiating Minister for the wedding ceremony. Thank you po Ka jun for going out of your way to be with us. So I guess thats about it. I hope I did not miss out anyone. If I did, please be so kind to remind us.
Entrance of the Bride and Groom At this point I assume that everyone has settled down and we are all ready to welcome the newlyweds. May I request our lovely Matron of Honor, Ms. Shiela Arit to please facilitate the welcoming party for our newlyweds. Tonight calls for a grand celebration and it is our distinct pleasure to introduce to you for the very first time Richard and April as husband and wife. So without any further ado, let us all rise and give our warmest welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ramos........ Music Maestro (Newlyweds enters the hall) Background Music: "Saphira's First Flight" from: "Eragon" movie soundtracl. Congratulations Kuya Richard and Ate April and best wishes to both of you.
We wish you to be blessed with a long and happy life together with your future children So there you have it ladies and gentlemen our new lovely couple. Let us again give them a big round of applause.
Dove Release The bride and groom will now do the dove release. May I request the newly weds to please come forward and each get a dove. (INSTRUCTIONS: While Newlyweds comes forward and prepare for the dove release, Baclground music starts playing and Emcee say the following......) Background Music: "Long Nu Zhi Sheng " from: "Return of the Condor Heroes" TV Series soundtrack.
The two doves signify Richards and Aprils being released to start a new journey together. Like the two pairs of dove, whatever happens they will always try to seek the comfort of each other and their home together. This is where they know that they will find love. A dove always choose one mate for life, and signify love, faithfulness, joy, and hope, Kuya Chard and Ate Apple are now ready so we will now release the doves. At the count of three release the doves. Ready when you are. One... Two... Three... and... off they go!!! That was really beautiful.
Dinner I assume everybody starving by the excitement and jubilant atmosphere. So am I, so let us enjoy our meal the
waiters will be attending to your respective table shortly and whatever concerns the staff will be wearing a smile while they attend to your needs. Dinner is served. You are all hereby invited to partake dinner. Meanwhile the Matron of Honor Shiela Arit will be serenading the couple with a song Number to be followed by another song performance by one of the Bridesmade a cousin of the bride Rachel Dolar.
Table Hopping for Souvenir Pictures May I have your attention please, I guess by now everyone had their fill of our sumptuous food prepared by the Aberdeen Court . At this point the newlyweds would like to take this opportunity to thank
everyone personally for your presence. Kuya Ricky and Ate Apol will now go from one table to another to greet each and everyone and to have their souvenir picture taking with their guests. Simultaneously, our Matron of Honor assisted with some members of the bridal entourage will be distributing the wedding giveaways and will be routing the guest book so please stand by in your seats. Cutting of the Wedding Cake We will now resume with our program. and its time for desert. We have here a beautiful wedding cake by________________________ May I now request Kuya Chard and Ate April to do the honors of cutting the wedding cake. (Newlyweds comes forward to cut the cake.)
The ceremonial cutting of the cake is meant to symbolize the couples sharing of responsibilities*( mas malaki dapat subo ng cake ng lalake Kasi mas marami siyang reposibilidad) promise to love and care for each other. There you have it ladies and gentlemen, the cake has been cut. May I now request the waiters to please serve the cake to our guests.
Special Surprise AVP. While the cake is being distributed to each table. We hope you can spare time in watching this video which we have searched from the net. It talks about the struggles of wife and husband and wife while they sojourn in the world of marriage. Of course
problems difficulties may arise but with the guidance of the almighty and the love they share with each other they shall endure and through it all shall ask each other Remember When? (Waiters serves the cake to the guest.)
Best Man's Toast to the Bride and the Groom A celebration is never complete without a toast and a bottle of good wine. Let us now bring out the wine and may we request the Best man to lead us with the toast Bestman: Ladies and gentlemen, it takes a strong and intelligent man to realize his
dreams and achieve his goals in life and love. A man that is not afraid to live life to its fullest and embrace what is truly important. I'm here to talk about April and Richard Two people who have come together today to form a union that will surely last forever. +Personal Message
(INSTRUCTIONS:Best Man still raising his glass and addresses the guests as he speaks...) Everyone let us all and raise our glasses and join me in toasting for Richard and April. (INSTRUCTIONS: Best Man waits for everyone to stand up and see to