Candle Ceremonies

Does anyone know anything about candle ceremonies? I'm not talking about the traditional lighting of the unity candle...I'm talking about a full on, get everyone involved, bring everyone to tears, candle ceremony. MrsAnayisnin, my most favorite knottie bride, had a variation of a candle ceremony. And today, perfect bound posted Rick and Allie's beautiful wedding, and it featured a candle that the church director found extremely moving! I want that!!! MrsAnayisnin explained:

"We lit our unity candles and then the officiant said a few words about how everyone in the room helped us as a couple become who we are and helped us to the point we were at that day and we wanted to honor that in sharing the flame of our unity candle. Brett and I then lit a long fireplace match from the candle and together lit each person on the end in the front row's candles. They then shared it backwards from there. To conserve time, the ushers also lit up the aisle. They only had them lit through our vows and then we did rings and kissed and blew them out after the recessional."
Are all candle ceremonies the same? Are there variations? If so, what are the variations?!
photo credit: MrsAnayisnin & perfect bound

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