A sample wedding program

A sample wedding program

In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Program for the Wedding of
Omar Jones and Aisha Ali

Bayview Cultural Center
Springfield, Illinois

10th of Shawwal 1421
Friday January 5, 2001

7:00 p.m. to 7:25 - Guest arrival

7:25 - Guests to be seated

7:29 - Introduction of moderator Ahmed Smith by father of the bride, Hussain Muhammad

7:30 - Program begins

7:30 to 7:40 - Moderator introduces the bride, groom and their families

7:40 to 7:45 - Recitation of Quran, verse 30: 21 with translation and explanation

  • Recitation: Br. Ibrahim Hassan
  • Translation: Br. Othman O' Conner

7:45 to 7:50 - Ahmed Smith gives an overview of the program and introduces Imam Jamal Farooq, who will perform the Nikah ceremony

7:50 to 7:55 - Imam Jamal explains the Nikah ceremony

7:55 to 8:10 - The Nikah and Khutba (marriage sermon)

8:10 to 8:15 - Dua for the couple, led by Imam Jamal

8:15 to 8:30 - Guests meet and congratulate the bride and groom

8:30 to 8:45- Tables are called for guests to take food

8:45 to 9:45 - Dinner

9:45 - 10:30 - Entertainment

  • 3 Islamic songs by children: performed by Aisha Muhammad, Yusuf Hassan, Khadija Smith and Dawud O' Conner
  • Poetry recitation by Ibrahim Muhammad
  • 3 humorous skits on "Things to remember in Marriage" performed by members of the Young Muslims of Springfield

10:30 - 10: 40 - Farewell greeting of the bride and groom and families

10:40 - 10: 55 - Departure of bride and groom from the hall

11:00 - End of program

 

Comments

Allah will bless your efforts/Insha'allah you and your husband will live your lives by the teachings and acts of the Prophet (PBUH)/try not to let the first commenter destroy your faith/you did good/blessings upon your efforts/Masha'allah

Location

Riverdale, GA

the wedding seems like its a school program! First of all men and women should be seperated into 2 totally different halls so that they cannot see or hear eachother. Also, Aishah the prophet's wife (pbuh), used to sing and play "drums" for the bride in the wedding.

Location

Michigan, USA

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