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The Invitation - Sample Wording

FORMAL
SECULAR VENUE

Mr. and Mrs. John Doe

Request the honour of your presence

at the marriage of their daughter

KATHERINE JANE (first & middle name)

to

DANIEL STEVENS (first & last name)

Saturday, the fourteenth of May

two thousand twenty-two

at five o'clock in the evening

St. Paul Lutheran Church

Missoula, Montana

and afterwards a reception

at the Ranch at Rock Creek

(A separate reception card is typical with a formal invitation)

FORMAL
NON-SECULAR VENUE

Mr. and Mrs. John Doe

Request the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of their daughter

KATHERINE JANE (first & middle name)

to

DANIEL STEVENS (first & last name)

Saturday, the fourteenth of May

two thousand twenty-two

at five o'clock in the evening

St. Paul Lutheran Church

Missoula, Montana

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Phillipsburg, Montana

(A separate reception card is typical with a formal invitation)

SEMI-FORMAL
BOTH FAMILIES INVOLVED

Mr. and Mrs. John Doe

and Mr. and Mrs. David Stevens

Invite you to share in their joy

at the wedding celebration of their children

KATHERINE JANE (first & middle name)

to

DANIEL STEVENS (first & last name)

Saturday, the fourteenth of May

two thousand twenty-two

at five o'clock in the evening

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Phillipsburg, Montana

dinner and dancing to follow

CASUAL
BOTH FAMILIES INVOLVED

Together with their families

KATHERINE & DANIEL

Invite you to share in their joy

at the celebration of their wedding

Saturday, the fourteenth of May

two thousand twenty-two

at five o'clock in the evening

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Phillipsburg, Montana

dinner and dancing to follow

The Response Card - Sample Wording

FORMAL
SECULAR VENUE

The favour of a reply is requested

By April 17, 2022

M ___________________________________

please list the names of all attending

___ Accepts with pleasure

___ Declines with regret

CASUAL
VERSION ONE

M ___________________________________

please list the names of all attending

___ No way we're missing it!

___ Will be there in spirit.

Please respond by April 17

FORMAL
NON-
SECULAR VENUE

Please respond by

the seventeenth of April

M ___________________________________

please list the names of all attending

___ Accepts with pleasure

___ Declines with regret

CASUAL
VERSION TWO

M ___________________________________

please list the names of all attending

___ See you there!

___ We will be celebrating from afar!

Please respond by April 17