Friends and family of __________ and _______ we welcome you and thank you for being here on this important day.
A wedding is such a wonderful occasion filled with hopes, dreams and excitement. We are here today to celebrate the love that _________ and _______ have for each other, and to recognize and witness their decision to journey forward in their lives as marriage partners.
For _________ and _______ and their families, we witness the beginning of their married life together.
May your love create a safe haven for you both on the journey that lies ahead of you. Lead with your hearts and take the time to do the simple things that will nurture your love.
Deeply listen to each other—to your dreams, and to your frustrations. Be helpmates. Be creative in finding new ways to express your love to each other every day.
It is your love that has brought us together here today. May it grow deeper and sweeter with each passing year.
Vows and Expression of Intent
Do you ______, take ______ to be your partner for life. Do you promise to walk by each other’s side and to help and encourage ________ in all __________ does? Do you promise to be a listener and caregiver? Will you share _____ laughter, and tears, as _______ partner, lover, and best friend? Do you take _____ as your lawfully wedded ______ for now and forevermore?
Ceremony of the Rings
And now, seal your promises with these rings, the symbol of your life shared together.
______, please repeat after me:
_______, this ring I give as token and pledge, as a sign of my love and devotion. With this ring, I thee wed.
Pronouncement & Kiss
_________ and _______, by the power invested in me, I now pronounce you married.
You may kiss!