The Rock Ceremony is a great way to bring not only the unity of the couple into the wedding ceremony but also include everyone who attends your wedding. Although small, polished stones are usually used, the couple may choose to use any other token you would like. Each guest should been given a small polished stone upon arriving.(Use can use stones, polished glass or just be creative)
Examples for Rock Ceremony
Before you met, your lives were on different paths with different destinations. But love has brought you together and joined these separate paths into one. Each one of your friends and family here today have been given a small polished stone that represents their unique individuality and their presence at your wedding today. You also each have a stone of your own that symbolizes your previous separate lives, separate sets of friends, separate families and the different life’s journeys you once traveled. I will now ask that everyone please take out the stone you have been given and pause to make a wish or blessing for happiness and good will for the couple for the future of their marriage.
Everyone pauses to make their wish. Now, we will collect the stones and the couple will then add their individual stones to the container as well. The couple adds their stones to the container.
With the combining of these stones, you have now symbolically joined your once separate lives. The stones and the love they represent are combined into one container along with the invisible bond created here today. Your once solitary life’s paths are also now one. All that was once separate is now shared and in this sharing you both will find new strength and joy as together you forge a new life’s path.