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Short Non Religious Wedding Ceremony

This short non-religious wedding ceremony script was written by American Marriage Ministries to serve as a starting point for your own wedding ceremony. This short ceremony has all the essential parts of a wedding ceremony for couples who want to have a quick wedding ceremony. We encourage you to use this script as is or build on this script for a more personalized ceremony for the couple.

PROCESSIONAL

  • Guests are Seated.

INVOCATION

officiant to the reception

"Dearly beloved,

We are gathered together here to unite [PARTNER A] and [PARTNER B] in marriage. This contract is not to be entered into lightly, but thoughtfully and seriously with a deep realization of its obligations and responsibilities. Please remember that love, loyalty, and understanding are the foundations of a happy and enduring home."

DECLARATION OF INTENT

Officiant To PARTNER A

"Do you [PARTNER A], take this woman to be your lawfully wedded wife, to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, in good times and woe, for richer or poorer keeping yourself unto her for as long as you both shall live?

If so answer 'I do'."

PARTNER A TO PARTNER B

"I do."

OFFICIANT TO PARTNER B

"Do you [PARTNER B], take this man to be your lawfully wedded husband, to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, in good times and woe, for richer or poorer keeping yourself unto him for as long as you both shall live?

If so answer 'I do'."

PARTNER B TO PARTNER A

"I do."

PRONOUNCEMENT

OFFICIANT TO THE RECEPTION

"If there is anyone present who may show just and lawful cause why this couple may not be legally wed, let them speak now or forever hold their peace.By the authority vested in me by the State of [WEDDING STATE], I now pronounce you both husband and wife."

RECESSIONAL

End of the Wedding Ceremony.



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