gives __________ to be married to __________. (Optional) |
Good 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 occurrences that has already taken place in their lives.
__________ and __________ proclaim their love and commitment to the world and
we gather here to rejoice with them, in the new life they now undertake together
to the Bride & Groom)
& __________ this wedding ceremony is rooted in God's creation of marriage
from the very beginning. He designed marriage in his wisdom 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 God and 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?
the Bride): __________, do you before God and 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)
These rings 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
God and 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
I __________, take you __________,
to be my wedded husband. And I promise , before God and 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.
of unity candle (optional)
__________ 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 holy state of matrimony. By the
power vested in me by this state, I now pronounce them husband and wife. What
God has joined together let no one separate.
you may kiss the bride.
and gentleman its my honor and privilege to introduce to you Mr. & Mrs. _________________________