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New script! Lighthearted Wedding Ceremony with Fun Reading on Marriage

Published Tuesday, Sep. 6th, 2022

A fun wedding ceremony script with a reading that will have the couple and their guests smiling for years to come 



We’ve added a new wedding script to our library! 



This humorous wedding ceremony script, written by AMM Minister Sherri Crawford, will keep guests grinning from start to finish!


The ceremony begins with a humorous ‘unplugged’ wedding announcement, a warm welcome from the officiant, and wise words from Wilferd Arlan Peterson's “The Art of a Good Marriage.”


From the script:


“Wilferd Arlan Peterson's “The Art of a Good Marriage” reminds us that a good marriage doesn’t just happen, one must be created. In marriage, the little things are the big things; like never being too old to hold hands – and remembering to say, “I love you,” at least once a day. It also takes patience, kindness… and fighting the urge to snarkily respond when it’s best to keep your mouth zipped.”


Next comes a fun wedding reading on marriage and the nature of lasting love, followed by an exchange of funny wedding vows that will have the crowd – and the couple – smiling with delight. 


“I promise to share the covers, leave the toilet seat down, and not throw my dirty socks everywhere. Most of all, I vow to never stop playing with you – to love you as my best friend, lover, and partner in life.”

The ceremony continues with an optional wedding ring exchange, a simple pronouncement from the wedding officiant, and is sealed with a kiss.



This original wedding officiant script is perfect for couples and officiants with a good sense of humor who find joy in daily living, and who know not to take anything – especially themselves – too seriously.


It was written by experienced wedding officiant and AMM Minister Sherri Crawford, based in Wilmington, North Carolina, and is designed for officiants with any level of experience.


See the full script here. 



Browse free wedding ceremony scripts written by Sherri. 


You'll find several of Sherri's original wedding scripts in the AMM Ceremony Script Library, designed to make ceremony planning fun -- whether you're a first-time friend-officiant or an experienced wedding professional. 


Browse all AMM Ceremony Scripts here.   




Not what you're looking for? 
Visit the Wedding Ceremony Script Library.


We know that writing a ceremony from scratch can be a daunting process, especially if you’re officiating on short notice.
To make things easier, we keep our Sample Script Library well stocked with wedding ceremony templates and sample scripts for you to choose from. These scripts are a great starting point, with sections to add to, leave out, or reorganize, as you personalize a ceremony. 
You'll find a variety of wedding ceremonies to choose from, including other non-religious and humorous scripts like the Funny Wedding Ceremony Script with Simple Unity Ritual or this Princess Bride Wedding Ceremony Script.



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Jessica Levey
Jessica Levey

Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator

Jessica loves exploring the history and magic of ritual, the connections between people and places, and sharing true stories about love and commitment. She's an advocate for marriage equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and individuality, and is an ordained Minister with AMM. When she’s not writing or illustrating for AMM, she enjoys city hikes, fantasy novels, comics, and traveling.

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