We welcome all of you here today to witness the marriage of G _________________ _____________ &
B _______________________ _______________________.
As family and friends of (G) _______________ & (B) _________________, our lives have been touched
by them in many special ways. Today We gather here, to share in their joy and celebrate in the commitment
of their love. A love that this man and this woman now desire to express in the estate of holy matrimony.
May you both see the love you share is truly a gift from God above. It is our prayer that your hearts be
molded together this day with God's seal of approval. May your marriage be such that all will know that
you not only have a deep and abiding love for each other, but for God as well.
Questions of Intention
So I now ask you, (g)________________ is it your desire to marry this woman who is your beloved, your
friend, and whose heart you now posses? YES IT’S MY DESIRE
And (g)_________________ is it your desire to marry this man who is your beloved, your friend and
whose heart you possess? YES IT’S MY DESIRE
Giving the bride away
Who now stands with this Woman to symbolize their support in the marriage to this Man?
Mom and Dad – We do.
And Who stands with this man to symbolize their support in this marriage to this woman?
Mom and Dad – We do.
The Vows - Will you please, join hands.
[G] __________________, do you take [Bride's Name Here] to be your wedded wife, to live together in
marriage. Do you promise to love her, comfort her, honor and keep her For better or worse, for richer or
poorer, in sickness and health And forsaking all others, be faithful only to her. So long as you both shall
[Groom]: “I do”
[B]______________________ , do you take [Groom's Name Here] to be your wedded husband to live
together in marriage Do you promise to love him, comfort him, honor and keep him For better or worse, for
richer or poorer, in sickness and health And forsaking all others, be faithful only to him So long as you both
[Bride]: “ I do”
Ceremony of the Rings - May I have the rings please
Traditionally, the exchanging of rings marks the passage to the title of husband and wife. These rings are a
symbol of the unbroken circle of love. A love that is freely given, It has no beginning and no end, no giver
and no receiver for each is the giver and each is the receiver. The wedding ring is the outward and visible
sign of an inward and spiritual bond, which unites two loyal hearts in endless love. It is a seal of the vows
[G]_______________________ and [B] ______________________________ have made to one another.
May these rings always remind you both of the vows you have taken this day.
The Blessing of the Rings:
Bless O God these rings, that [B]______________________ and [G]______________________, who give
them, and who wear them, may ever abide in thy peace. May they Live together in unity, love and
happiness for the rest of their lives In Jesus’ Name Amen
The Exchange of Rings: (Groom first)
[B] _________________________ I give you this ring as a symbol of our vows, and with all that I am, and
all that I have, I honor you. With this ring, I thee wed.
[G] _________________________, I give you this ring as a symbol of our vows, and with all that I am,
and all that I have, I honor you With this ring, I thee wed.
Let us pray.
Heavenly Father Send thy blessing upon these thy servants, whom we bless in thy Name today. Bless
them Father, that they, living faithfully together, may surely perform and keep the vow and covenant they
have made this day. We ask Lord that they may ever remain in perfect love and live according to your laws.
In the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. We pray, Amen.
UNITY CANDLE LIGHTING – Two harts are now one in mind body and spirt
Declaration of Marriage:
In as much as you have each pledged to the other your life long commitment, love and devotion, and have
exchanged rings to symbolize your bond. I now pronounce you husband and wife
Those whom God has joined together let no one put asunder. [G] __________________
You may kiss your bride passionately sir!