Q: Our wedding and reception are taking place in the same location. Can we have a single invitation for both of them?

A: Certainly. The traditional wording in this case is:

Mr. and Mrs. Charles James Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Mary Lynn
Edward Paul Hill
Saturday, the eighth of May at half past four o'clock
All Saints Church Barton, Texas
and afterward at Glen Oaks Country Club
Please respond
Sixty-two Laurel Lane Barton, Texas 12345

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