Amber's Wedding Ceremony. A bride I later interviewed comments on facing forward in her wedding ceremony at Valparaiso University Chapel. This video strongly relates the experience of being a bride or groom in one of my ceremonies. Run time is 9 minutes.  
 
   
  If the bridal party if facing forward, where do you stand Tom? For most of the ceremony I will conduct the ceremony from center aisle, among the guests, allowing you to be the focal point. Also, you'll notice I don't read- I speak. In this video, watch how intently the guests are listening to me. Many will tell me later: "That's the first time I've ever been spoken to in a wedding ceremony."  
 
   
  The Difference Facing Forward Will Make: In my wedding ceremonies, facing forward is an option- never a requirement. But if you do so, this is what your family, friends, photographers and videographers are going to see...