Why do we use candles at weddings?
At the wedding the must be a big Pillar Candle which can be called a unity candle. This unity candle when lighted, it represents the unity of the newly wed couple joining together as one flesh and family. There is no stipulated time to light the unity candle. however some couple prefer to torn on the Pillar Unity Candle as soon as the pastor announce their legal marriage. the Unity Candle is very important, it also reflects the bright future ahead the new couple.
At the time of lightning the unity candles , the couple will go toward the unity candles and stand on either side of the candle holders. Typically, two taper candles are placed on any of the side of the larger pillar candle or unity candle. The taper candles symbolize the lives of the Bride and Groom as individuals just before to their union in marriage. All-together the couple will pick up their individual candles and at the same time, they will light the center unity candle. Then they will blow out their own candles, representing the end of their separate lives.