A Simple Wedding Ceremony Script

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A SIMPLE WEDDING CEREMONY

PROCESSIONAL

[Beginning of the Wedding Ceremony]

INVOCATION

(Minister to the reception)

'Dearly Beloved and Honored Guests, We are gathered together here to join and in the spiritual union of marriage. This contract is not to be entered into lightly but thoughtfully and seriously, and 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

(Minister to the groom)

'Do you 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?'

(Groom to the Bride)

'I do'

(Minister to the Bride)

'Do you 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?'

Bride to the Groom

'I do'

VOWS AND RINGS EXCHANGE

(Minister to the Audience)

' and will now exchange rings as a symbol of their love and commitment.'

PRONOUNCEMENT

(Minister to the Audience)

'By the authority vested in me by American Marriage Ministries and the State of I now pronounce you husband and wife.'

RECESSION

[End of the Wedding Ceremony]


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CEREMONY INTRO

▸ What is a Wedding Ceremony? ▸ What is the Role of the Officiant in a Wedding Ceremony? ▸ Is There a Legal Form to a Wedding Ceremony? ▸ What Happens in a Wedding Ceremony? ◀︎ CEREMONY INTRO INDEX

CEREMONY PARTS

1. The Procession 2. The Invocation 3. The Declaration of Intent 4. The Vows Exchange 5. The Rings Exchange 6. The Pronouncement 7. The Recession ◀︎ CEREMONY PARTS INDEX
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