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Short Christian Ceremony Script

This short Christian wedding ceremony script was written by American Marriage Ministries. This script is a great starting point for couples that want to have a Christian wedding ceremony that is not overly long. We encourage you to use this script as is or build on this script for a more personalized ceremony for the couple.

PROCESSIONAL

Beginning of the Wedding Ceremony.

  • Guests are seated followed by the entrance of the Bridal Party.

INVOCATION

officiant to the reception

"We are gathered here today in the sight of God and these witnesses to unite [PARTNER A] and [PARTNER B] in the bonds of holy matrimony. If any one can show just cause why they may not be lawfully joined together, let them speak now or forever hold their peace.

[PARTNER A] & [PARTNER B] , if it is your desire to take the vows which will legally unite you at this time, please respond, 'It is.'"COUPLE TO THE OFFICIANT
"It is."

DECLARATION OF INTENT

OFFICIANT TO PARTNER A

"Do you, [PARTNER A], take [PARTNER B] to be your lawfully wedded wife? From this day forward, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do you part?"PARTNER A TO PARTNER B
"I do."OFFICIANT TO PARTNER B
"Do you, [PARTNER B], take [PARTNER A] to be your lawfully wedded husband? From this day forward, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do you part?"
PARTNER B TO PARTNER A
"I do."

RINGS EXCHANGE

OFFICIANT TO PARTNER A

"[PARTNER A], please take the ring you have selected for [PARTNER B]. As you place it on PARTNER B's finger, repeat after me:

'With this ring, I thee wed.'"

  • partner a repeats the words as they place the ring on partner b's finger.

officiant to partner b
"[PARTNER B], please take the ring you have selected for [PARTNER A]. As you place it on [PARTNER A]'s finger, repeat after me:

'With this ring, I thee wed.'"

PRONOUNCEMENT

officiant to the reception

"In so much as the two of you have consented together in holy wedlock, [PARTNER A] and [PARTNER B] have witnessed the same before God and this company, by authority vested in me by the State of [WEDDING STATE], I now pronounce you husband and wife. 

You may kiss your bride!"

  • The newleweds kiss.

RECESSIONAL

End of the Wedding Ceremony.

 

 

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