Short Non Religious Wedding Ceremony Script

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SHORT NON-RELIGIOUS WEDDING CEREMONY

PROCESSIONAL

Beginning of the wedding ceremony. Guests are Seated.

INVOCATION

Dearly beloved,

We are gathered together here to unite and 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 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?

If so answer 'I do'.

(Groom to the Bride)

'I do.'

(Officiant 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?

If so answer I do.

(Bride to the Groom)

'I do.'

PRONOUNCEMENT

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 , I now pronounce you both husband and wife.

RECESSIONAL

End of the Wedding Ceremony.


5 short non-religious wedding ceremony scripts


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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