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A stylized photo of a groom and bride holding hands in front of a wedding officiant minister and wedding arch. They are wearing ornate wedding clothes that are colorful and cheerful, with flowers on the arch.

A Modern Humanist Handfasting Script

This Modern Humanist Handfasting ceremony scripts is a great alternative to a traditional wedding. This ceremony includes detailed instructions on how to inc...

A bride places her hand, palm up, in the groom's palm. She is holding several scrabble tiles and a gold wedding band, to spell out 'love'

All Inclusive Ceremony Script

This all inclusive wedding ceremony script features an expanded invocation that highlights the importance of inclusivity and open-mindedness in establishing ...

Two gold wedding rings suspended on a tree branch

Basic Non Religious Wedding Ceremony With Rings Exchange

This basic non-religious wedding ceremony script was written by American Marriage Ministries to serve as a starting point for your own wedding ceremony. This...

Two grooms share a first kiss as husbands during a wedding ceremony.

Civil Wedding Ceremony With Thesis Of Natural Community

This civil wedding ceremony script was written by American Marriage Ministries to serve as a starting point for your own wedding ceremony. It includes a sect...

Close up photo of a bride and groom holding hands during a wedding ceremony.

Simple Commitment Ceremony Script

This simple commitment ceremony script was written by American Marriage Ministries to serve as a starting point for your own wedding ceremony. We encourage y...

Two silver wedding rings placed on a table next to a red rose on the wedding day.

A Simple Wedding Ceremony

This simple wedding ceremony script was written by American Marriage Ministries to serve as a starting point for your own wedding ceremony. We encourage you ...

Latest Ceremony Scripts

Bouquet of roses, wedding rings, and an hourglass filled with gold sand, arranged on a table for the Hourglass Unity Sand Ceremony unity ritual

Hourglass Wedding Ceremony Script (Unity Sand Ceremony)

A simple wedding ceremony script that includes an Hourglass Unity Sand Ceremony. Use this script 'as-is', or personalize the wording with details from your l...

Close up photo shows a bride and groom standing together outdoors on their wedding clothes. THe bride wears a wedding gown, her stomach is large and she is holding the fabric down to show off her 'baby bump'. The groom is wearing a wedding suit.

Funny Shotgun Wedding Ceremony Script

A funny 'shotgun wedding' ceremony script for couples who are pregnant on the wedding day! This unique officiant script includes lighthearted wedding vows th...

Bride and groom leave the wedding chapel wearing formal wedding attire and leather jackets. The bride is in a white frilly wedding dress and black leather jacket with sunglasses. The groom has long hair past his shoulders and is smiling out at the crowd. They look young and hip, an alternative couple.

Atheist Wedding Ceremony Script with Funny Unity Toast

A lighthearted Atheist wedding ceremony script for nonreligious couples. This officiant script includes a funny unity toast, plus a sweet alternative, a join...

A bride and groom, newlyweds, embrace on the wedding day after their ceremony, surrounded by friends who are clapping and cheering with their hands raised. It's an exuberant, joyful scene. They are on the beach on a warm sunny day, with the water visible behind them.

Surprise Wedding Ceremony Script

A simple wedding ceremony script to use when a couple throws a surprise wedding ceremony! Written for a friend officiant, this sample wedding script is nonre...

Groom and bride pose outdoors in a snowy forest during their winter wedding ceremony.

Winter Solstice Wedding Ceremony with Reading from 'Northern Sky'

This spiritual wedding ceremony script is written for a Winter Solstice wedding or elopement. It includes a special reading of 'Northern Sky' by Nick Drake, ...

Close up view of a the bride and groom holding hands during the wedding ceremony. They are both wearing white formal wedding attire.

Muslim & Jewish Intercultural Wedding Ceremony Script

An original Muslim & Jewish interfaith and intercultural wedding ceremony script written by Rev. Dr. Samora Smith. This officiant script includes an opening ...

SIMPLE WEDDING CEREMONY SCRIPTS

A groom rests his palm against the bride's cheek, and she closes her eyes and smiles lovingly. It is their wedding day, they wear white wedding clothes and are standing in the sunlight.

Marriage of Equals Wedding Ceremony Script for Non-traditional Couples

This unique wedding ceremony script celebrates independence in marriage, true partnership, and the coming together of two free spirits in love. This simple o...

A bride and groom, newlyweds, hold their fists out toward the photographer to show of their new wedding rings. The groom kisses the bride's cheek in the background as she smiles happily.

'Opposites Attract' Theme Wedding Ceremony Script

This original wedding ceremony script celebrates the passion, excitement, and authenticity of a marriage between two unique and independent spirits. Embrace ...

Close up photo of two gold wedding bands hanging from the delicate branch of a cherry blossom tree.

Simple Wedding Script with Tree Planting Unity Ceremony

This simple wedding ceremony script includes a unique tree planting ceremony to symbolize the unity, continuing growth, and love of a lasting marriage, a mom...

Stylized image shows a wedding rope or wedding cord, curled against a green background next to pink peony flowers.

Simple Wedding Script with Fisherman’s Knot Tying Ceremony

A sweet & simple wedding ceremony script for couples who want to "tie the knot" with the timeless fisherman's knot wedding tradition. This wedding script con...

Close up view of a groom placing a wedding ring on a bride's hand during a wedding ceremony ring exchange. The photo is in black and white and romantic in tone.

Quick & Simple Civil Wedding Ceremony Script

Skip the courthouse with this simple civil wedding script! Written by ordained AMM Minister Dyanna Volek and inspired by the San Francisco City Hall wedding ...

Pink and white peonies as part of a wedding bouquet for the bride and groom

Simple Chinese Wedding Ceremony Script

Short and sweet! Chinese and English wedding script. 一个非常简单的婚礼仪式剧本 。简短而又甜蜜!用这个剧本来写下你自己的仪式。你可以与你的婚礼司仪分享,也可以进行个性化设置(如增添摘抄或音乐)。非常适合和恋人私奔或小型亲密仪式。Use this outline...

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RELIGIOUS CEREMONY SCRIPTS

Close up view of a the bride and groom holding hands during the wedding ceremony. They are both wearing white formal wedding attire.

Muslim & Jewish Intercultural Wedding Ceremony Script

An original Muslim & Jewish interfaith and intercultural wedding ceremony script written by Rev. Dr. Samora Smith. This officiant script includes an opening ...

A groom and bride pray together during the wedding ceremony, raising their hands in prayer. The bride wears a decorative white head covering , traditional for Muslim wedding

Muslim & Christian Interfaith Wedding Ceremony Script

Original wedding ceremony script for Muslim and Christian interfaith couples. This officiant script includes a heartfelt opening prayer, references to The Bi...

Close up photo shows the hands of the bride and groom as they tie the three cords together during the Christian unity ceremony.

Christian Wedding Script with Cord of Three Strands Ceremony

This contemporary Christian wedding ceremony script includes a symbolic Cord of Three Strands Ceremony to represent God at the center of your marriage, and s...

A bride places a wedding ring on a second bride's hand during a sweet wedding ceremony.

Catholic Inspired LGBTQ+ Inclusive Wedding Ceremony Script

A modern Catholic wedding ceremony script written for same-sex and other LGBTQ+ couples, with gender-neutral language, suggestions for inclusive Bible script...

Inclusive Modern Orthodox Jewish Wedding Ceremony Script

A modern, inclusive Jewish wedding ceremony script inspired by the traditional Orthodox Jewish wedding traditions. This wedding officiant script contains a K...

Groom and bride pose with a festive holiday wreath of holly and flowers during their snowy winter Christmas wedding.

Christmas Themed Wedding Ceremony Script with Unity Candle Lighting

This religious Christmas themed wedding ceremony uses Christmas carols as its foundation and inspiration, with a focus on unconditional love, appreciation of...

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NON-RELIGIOUS WEDDING SCRIPTS

Bouquet of roses, wedding rings, and an hourglass filled with gold sand, arranged on a table for the Hourglass Unity Sand Ceremony unity ritual

Hourglass Wedding Ceremony Script (Unity Sand Ceremony)

A simple wedding ceremony script that includes an Hourglass Unity Sand Ceremony. Use this script 'as-is', or personalize the wording with details from your l...

Close up photo shows a bride and groom standing together outdoors on their wedding clothes. THe bride wears a wedding gown, her stomach is large and she is holding the fabric down to show off her 'baby bump'. The groom is wearing a wedding suit.

Funny Shotgun Wedding Ceremony Script

A funny 'shotgun wedding' ceremony script for couples who are pregnant on the wedding day! This unique officiant script includes lighthearted wedding vows th...

Bride and groom leave the wedding chapel wearing formal wedding attire and leather jackets. The bride is in a white frilly wedding dress and black leather jacket with sunglasses. The groom has long hair past his shoulders and is smiling out at the crowd. They look young and hip, an alternative couple.

Atheist Wedding Ceremony Script with Funny Unity Toast

A lighthearted Atheist wedding ceremony script for nonreligious couples. This officiant script includes a funny unity toast, plus a sweet alternative, a join...

A bride and groom, newlyweds, embrace on the wedding day after their ceremony, surrounded by friends who are clapping and cheering with their hands raised. It's an exuberant, joyful scene. They are on the beach on a warm sunny day, with the water visible behind them.

Surprise Wedding Ceremony Script

A simple wedding ceremony script to use when a couple throws a surprise wedding ceremony! Written for a friend officiant, this sample wedding script is nonre...

A gothic scene set in a graveyard, groom and bride stand side by side in Victorian era wedding clothing and costume makeup that makes them look like ghoulish zombies.

Sweet & Spooky Horror Movie Theme Wedding Ceremony Script

A sweet and spooky wedding ceremony script inspired by all your favorite classic horror movies! With a vampire-worthy wine unity ceremony, and quotes from Be...

A smiling groom and bride stand on the beach, joined by an older man who officiates their wedding. The officiant is clapping in joy at the newlyweds marriage.

Sweet Wedding Script for When a Parent Officiates the Ceremony

A sweet officiant script for when a couple asks a parent to officiate the wedding ceremony! Is an elder, beloved mentor, or parent officiating your wedding? ...

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SHORT WEDDING SCRIPTS

Bride and groom kiss against a deep blue sky filled with stars on the wedding day

Pantheist Wedding Ceremony Script with Reading from Carl Sagan

This Pantheism-inspired wedding ceremony script celebrates the divine nature of the universe and the remarkable gifts of love and marriage. Inspired by panth...

Close up view, taken at an angle from below, shows two brides during the wedding ceremony under a decorative arch. One bride is placing a wedding ring on the other bride's finger during the ring exchange ceremony.

Short Inclusive LGBTQ+ Wedding Ceremony Script

This short gender-neutral wedding ceremony script can be used as is, or as a starting point for a personalized marriage ceremony celebrating same-sex gay / l...

Close up photo shows the legs and feet of a groom and bride on the wedding day. They are sitting on courthouse steps wearing formal wedding attire, the groom in a dark blue suit and black shoes and the bride in a white wedding gown with bright red heels. They are holding hands and a bouquet of red and white roses rests beside the groom on the steps.

A Courthouse Style Wedding Ceremony Script

This simple script follows the same format and outline of a short courthouse wedding ceremony. It only takes a few minutes to perform and includes a warm wel...

A man and a woman lean forward into a kiss, while standing in an autumn forest. Leaves fall around them in a romantic way, sunlight streams down between the branches.

Sign & Go Marriage License Signing Ceremony Script

A short marriage ceremony script for use during a ‘sign and go’ marriage license signing ceremony. This script contains all the requirements for a legally bi...

Stylish photo shows the torso and legs of a bride and groom running across the street in a crosswalk. The bride is wearing a white dress and white heels and holds a bouquet of flowers. The groom is holding her hand, just behind her, wearing a tan suit and sneakers. Behind them are city buildings.

The Shortest Wedding Ceremony Script Ever

Looking for the shortest wedding ceremony script possible? This short script contains only the essential requirements for a legally binding marriage: the dec...

A groom and bride hold hands and face each other during an outdoor wedding ceremony. Standing behind them is the wedding officiant, a minister smiling and holding a book that contains a special reading. Everyone is smiling and looks very happy.

Funny Wedding Ceremony Script with Simple Unity Ritual

This funny wedding ceremony script is short, sweet, and easy to personalize, with a ring exchange and simple unity ceremony that can be modified to suit your...

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