Standard, Classic or Bespoke?

 

 

 Standard Naming Ceremonies

 Classic Naming Ceremonies

 Bespoke Naming Ceremonies

Available online

 

Yes 

 

Yes 

 

No 

Available in own home

 Yes

Yes

Yes

Content

  • Opening words
  • Naming of the child
  • Parents' promises
  • Supporting adults' promises
  • Grandparents' promises
  • Closing words
  • Commemorative certificate
  • Opening words
  • Naming of the child
  • Parents' promises
  • Reason for names
  • Parent's vow
  • Supporting Adults' promises
  • Grandparents' promises
  • Giving of a gift
  • Absent guests
  • In memory
  • Closing words
  • Commemorative certificate

Unlimited with additional sections and symbolic actions

Includes supporting adults

 Yes

Yes

Yes - but can be referred to as godparents or any other name

Includes grandparents

 Yes - if required

Yes - if required

Yes - if required

Poetry and readings

 Up to 2 readings from 6 provided

(Read by celebrant only)

Up to 3 readings. Unlimited choice from online library or include own.

(Read by celebrant or guest)

Unlimited.

Choice of 75 provided in booklet.

(Read by celebrant or guest)

Religious/Spiritual content

 No

Yes - if chosen

Yes - if chosen

Option to include own section

 No

No

Yes

Commemorative certificate

 Yes

Yes

Yes

Choices to be returned to us at least...

 3 weeks before ceremony date using online system

3 weeks before ceremony date using online system

6 weeks before date of ceremony

Meet the celebrant before the day of the ceremony

Only if you would like a ceremony at home

 Yes

 Yes