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Traditional Wedding Vows

Dear friends, we are gathered here in the sight of God and in the face of this goodly company to join together this man and this woman in marriage. It is an ancient and honorable relationship, ordained of God and urged by the very nature of our being. The marital estate is designed to establish…

Seniors’ Wedding Vows

Friends, welcome to the wedding of Groom and Bride. Robert Browning has written these loving lines: Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in His hands Who said, “A Whole I planned; Youth shows but half.” Trust God,…

Partnership Vows

Please join with me for a moment of prayer.We thank Thee, Father-Mother-God, for the perfect outworking of a loving harmonious partnership between _______and_______. We trust Thy love to lead them together in wisdom and harmony now and forevermore. Amen. True partnership is more than the joining of two persons. In its right relation, it is…

Contemporary Wedding Vows

Friends, welcome to this happy occasion! Groom and Bride: you are entering into that holy estate which is the deepest mystery of experience, the greatest experience of love. Kahlil Gibran has written in The Prophet: “Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; for…

Civil Wedding Vows

Groom and Bride: Today you are surrounded by your friends and family, all of whom are gathered to witness your marriage and to share in the joy of this occasion which can be one of the most memorable and happy days of your lives. As you know, no minister, no priest, no rabbi, no public…

Magic Mystery & Miracles Vows

Friends, welcome to Groom and Bride‚Äôs wedding! They have asked me to tell you how very precious you are to them and how very much they appreciate your willingness to be here, coming, as many of you have, great distances. They are also profoundly moved by your expressed and, sometimes, unspoken support of them as…

Renewal Wedding Vows

Marriage is the form in which you chose _______ years ago to express and live your love relationship. To serve its purpose your marriage has changed as you have changed, but your unchanging commitment to love and to life has allowed you both to experience and share a magnificence unknown to you before. Today you…