Figure 4-24.The recessional.
as to how the religious rites will be conducted.
At most formal military weddings, the religious
rites will follow the processional. Any exceptions
to this will be determined by the chaplain in
consultation with the bride and groom. General
descriptions are offered here of the wedding rites
conducted by Christian and Jewish religious
groups commonly represented within the Navy
chaplaincy. These descriptions are, of necessity,
general and may not apply for all religious
groups. The chaplain conducting the wedding is
always the most reliable source of information
regarding the wedding ceremony.
THE CHRISTIAN RITES
Christian wedding ceremonies vary widely.
The descriptions offered here are a very general
description of some of the aspects of the various
Christian ceremonies which are conducted. The