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  • How to Jump the broom

    First- Remember there is no right or wrong way to jump the broom... Jumping the broom is about incorporating your past, and giving it a place of honor in your new life. Therefore combine it with your personality and style. It should be an uplifting and spiritual addition to any ceremony. In my own wedding it was a way to connect my daughter and two step-sons. My step-sons escorted my daughter down the aisle in a very slow, regal walk as she carried the wedding broom. Lithurgical dancers then danced to contemporary African music as we prepared for the final words of the pastor, kissed and jumped the broom. Here are some other suggestions for how to incorporate Jumping the broom in your ceremony Jumping the broom at the end of the ceremony Minister: We end this ceremony with the African American tradition of jumping of the broom. Enslaved people in this country were not permitted to marry, so they jumped a broom as a way of ceremonially uniting. Today it represents great joy and at the same time serves as a reminder of the past and the pain of slavery. As our bride and groom jump the broom, they physically and spiritually cross the threshold into the land of matrimony. It marks the beginning of making a home together. It symbolizes the sweeping away of the old and the welcoming of the new; the sweeping away all negative energy, making way for all things that are good to come into your lives. It is also a call of support for the marriage from the entire community of family and friends. The bride and groom will now begin their new life together with a clean sweep! One of the attendants then hands the broom to the groom, who makes sweeping gestures to eliminate any negative energies. The groom then hands the broom to the bride, who places it on the ground in their path. Minister: Everyone count 1, 2, 3... Jump! Together! 1, 2, 3... Jump! The bride and groom jump over the broom, then kiss. Immediately, the music begins and the couple recesses down the aisle to the cheers of family and friends! Jumping the Broom at the reception The Minister or designated person asks the guests to form a circle around the couple as they stand in front of the broom on the floor. One of the attendants then hands the broom to the bride and groom, who hold the broom handle together and sweep around in a circle until the Minister or designated person is finished speaking. The groom then places the broom on the ground in their path, kisses the bride and holds hands. Minister: "Jumping the Broom" is a ceremony dating back to the 1600s and is an African American tradition. Enslaved people in this country were not permitted to marry, so they jumped a broom as a way of ceremonially uniting. Today it represents great joy and at the same time serves as a reminder of the past and the pain of slavery. As (bride) and (groom) jump the broom, they physically and spiritually cross the threshold into the land of matrimony. It marks the beginning of making a home together. It symbolizes the sweeping away of the old and the welcoming of the new; the sweeping away all negative energy, making way for all things that are good to come into your lives. It is also a call of support for the marriage from the entire community of family and friends. The bride and groom will now begin their new life together with a clean sweep! Minister: Everyone count 1, 2, 3... Jump! Together! 1, 2, 3... Jump! The bride and groom jump over the broom, then kiss. Now. . . "Let the party begin!" Honoring the grandmothers in Jumping the broom ceremony Minister: We end this ceremony with the African American tradition of jumping of the broom. Slaves in this country were not permitted to marry, so they jumped a broom as a way of ceremonially uniting. Today it represents great joy and at the same time serves as a reminder of the past and the pain of slavery. It is traditional that the elders of the family conduct the ritual. We therefore call up [grandmother's name] and [grandmother's name]. The Minister then hands the broom to the elder of one family, who makes sweeping gestures to eliminate any negative energies. That individual then hands the broom to the other elder representative, who places it on the ground in their path. Minister: As our bride and groom jump the broom, they physically and spiritually cross the threshold into the land of matrimony. Today marks the beginning of making a home together. It symbolizes the sweeping away of the old and the welcoming of the new; the sweeping away all negative energy, making way for all things that are good to come into your lives. It is also a call of support for the marriage from the entire community of family and friends. The bride and groom will now begin their new life together with a clean sweep! Minister: Everyone count 1, 2, 3... Jump! Together! 1, 2, 3... Jump! The bride and groom jump over the broom, then kiss. Immediately, the music begins and the couple recesses down the aisle to the cheers of family and friends!

  • Bride And Groom Love Letter Anniversary Time Capsule

    But with a slight twist! An alternative to the traditional time capsule that includes wine... I'm just saying! A romantic twist on traditional unity ceremonies, the love letter ceremony box presents the bride and groom with a unique, but inexpensive, wedding ceremony alternative. Like a wedding day time capsule, this box set encapsulates heartfelt letters that you and your spouse write to one another and lock away to be opened several years into your marriage. Tip #1 - Include it in the wedding ceremony or make it a special honeymoon moment. It can be included as part of your wedding ceremony and can be a tradition passed down to future generations. Have the elders of the family write a small handwritten note prior to the ceremony to be placed in the capsul. Or make it a special moment as you to reflect on the moments of the day. For all the planning and preparation that goes into planning a wedding, the actual ceremony seems to be over in moments! Add special memories of the day once you've had time to reflect a bit. Tip #2 - The box has everything you need to preserve and savor your memories. The beautifully lined box comes with a pair of wine glasses with “I Do” and “I Do Too” etched on them, a set of specialized stationery for the bride and groom to write their love letters on, an example of the ceremony wording for the officiant to use on the big day recommended capsule ceremony instructions. There is no right way to do it... Have fun with it! "Another beautiful way to put a twist on an old tradition" – Ka-Veronica Tip #3 - Make it personal With everything together in a kit, all that’s left to do is pick your favorite bottle of wine to lock away with your love letters. Plus, you can have the box personalized, engraving the couple’s names, the wedding date, or meaningful text on the lid of the box for a cheap additional price. Turning the box itself into a beautiful keepsake. A wedding day time capsule that the couple can open whenever they choose. A great idea for a special marriage celebration on your first, fifth, or even tenth-anniversary date. Before listing your tips below, add one last sentence that sums up your paragraph or offers a smooth transition to your listicle. What a charming way to give an old tradition... A new twist! Whichever method you choose this is a wonderful way to preserve your memories and relive them as often as you like.

  • Bridal Hand Fans... Who knew

    Who knew that hand fans are a very important part of the African wedding ceremony, particularly Nigerian brides, who frequently carry them at traditional weddings? And that the hand fan is not just a matching accessory to elevate the bridal look, the hand fan or Abebe comes in handy when showing off your moves on the dance floor and after! Content provided by loveweddingsNG.com Like many traditions, it has changed and evolved into an awesome bouquet alternative to help you bring the drama! Here is our American twist to this beautiful African tradition. https://www.africanamericanbridal.com/weddingaccessories

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