This element is also referred to as "Presentation of the Bride and Groom" and may have a more contemporary wording.
Other scenarios may have a different relative, family representative or child of the bride or groom that “gives them away”.
Officiant: Who presents these individuals to be married? -- The parent(s) or designated person(s) responds: I do Or, in unison: We do.
Officiant: Who gives this woman to be married to this man -- The bride’s father responds: I do.
Officiant: “Who gives these individuals to be given in marriage? -- The parent(s) or designated person(s) respond in unison: We do.
Skip this element in my wedding ceremony.
By "Avary" Michelle Avary