In the case where the bride and groom's parents are hosting the wedding: Mr. and Mrs. John Smith and Mr. and Mrs. William James request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their children... Finally if it is the bride's parents that are hosting the wedding then the following maybe used:
The hosts of the wedding _ The hosts of the wedding can be the bride's parents, the bride and groom, or the parents of both the bride and groom. It was tradition that the brides parents hosted the wedding, however nowadays the majority of couples host the wedding themselves often with the assistance of both sets of parents. There are a variety of different wording options depending on who is hosting. The following suggestions are offered as guidance.