Who gives__________ to be married to__________.
(Words of Greeting):
evening, we are gathered here today not to witness the beginning of what will
be, but rather what already is, we do not create this marriage, because we cannot,
we can and do however celebrate with __________and __________ and their families
this wondrous and joyful occurrence that has already taken place in their lives.
Today __________ and __________ proclaim
their love and commitment to the world and we gather here today with them, in
the new life they now undertake together
to the Bride & Groom)
& __________ this wedding ceremony is designed to be able to handle the difficulties
of life as well as to be the source of companionship and joy. May this be true
for you as you propose in your hearts to honor each other and to exercise patience
and sacrifice for the good of one another.
(To the Groom): __________,
do you before these witness take this woman to be your lawfully wedded wife; and
do you promise that from this day forward you will be her faithful husband, for
better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, to love her
and to cherish her, till death do you part?
(To the Bride): __________, do you before these witness take this man to be
your lawfully wedded husband; and do you promise that from this day forward you
will be his faithful wife, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness
and in health, to love him and to cherish him, till death do you part?
of Rings & Vows):
are a circle and a symbol of love that the two of you have promised to one another.
I remind you that love endures as we grow together. As you present these rings
to each other and to the world that you both are always in remembrance of your
vows that you say here today. As you place this ring on __________ hand, and look
into her/his eyes I ask that you repeat after me your vows.
__________, take you __________, to be my wedded wife. And I promise, before these
witness, to be your loving and faithful husband, in plenty and in want, in joy
and in sorrow, in sickness and in health, as long as we both shall live.
__________, take you __________, to be my wedded husband. And I promise, before
these witness, to be your loving and faithful wife, in plenty and in want, in
joy and in sorrow, in sickness and in health, as long as we both shall live.
and __________ have promised to take each other as husband and wife to live together
in marriage. They have given rings as token of their love to one another. Therefore
they now enter into the state of matrimony. By the power vested into me by this
state, I now pronounce them husband and wife.
you may kiss the bride.
and gentleman its my honor and privilege to introduce to you Mr. & Mrs. _________________________