Wedding Ceremony Scripts

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Religious Ceremony Script

This wedding ceremony script was written by AMM. We encourage you to use or modify any wedding ceremony script ideas presented here that inspire you in writing your own ceremony script.

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PROCESSIONAL

Beginning of the Wedding Ceremony. Guests are seated followed by the entrance of the Bridal Party.

INVOCATION

Welcome everyone, and thank you for being here to celebrate and 's love!

PRAYER

Now, let us Pray

Heavenly Father we are here on this day to give thanks for the love you have shared with these two individuals. We ask that you help and to always remember when they first met and to remember the strong love that grew between them. To work that love into practical things so that nothing divides them. Please help them find words both kind and loving and hearts, always ready to ask for forgiveness as well as able to forgive. Father, we put this marriage in your hands. Amen.

PRAYER

Now, let us Pray

Heavenly Father we are here on this day to give thanks for the love you have shared with these two individuals. We ask that you help and to always remember when they first met and to remember the strong love that grew between them. To work that love into practical things so that nothing divides them. Please help them find words both kind and loving and hearts, always ready to ask for forgiveness as well as able to forgive. Father, we put this marriage in your hands. Amen.

SAND CEREMONY

and , today you join your separate lives to make one. The two separate bottles of sand symbolize your separate lives, separate families, and separate sets of friends: they represent all that you are and all that you will ever be as an individual. They also represent your lives before today. As these two containers of sand are emptied, the individual containers of sand no longer exist, but will be joined together as one. And just as these grains of sand can never be separated neither will your love.

DECLARATION OF INTENT AND VOWS EXCHANGE

Do you take to be your husband and other half, to take care of him and cherish your relationship? To love him today, tomorrow, and forever? To always be open, honest, and faithful to him. Do you take him to be your husband, to have and to hold from this day forward in sickness and in health, in good times and bad, for richer or poorer, keeping yourself unto him for as long as you both shall live?

Do you take to be your wife and better half, to take care of her and cherish your relationship? To love her today, tomorrow, and forever? To always be open, honest, and faithful to her. Do you take her to be your wife, to have and to hold from this day forward in sickness and in health, in good times and bad, for richer or poorer, keeping yourself unto her for as long as you both shall live?

PRONOUNCEMENT

By the power vested in me by the state of and American Marriage Ministries, I pronounce you Husband and Wife!

, you may now kiss your bride.

RECESSIONAL

End of the Wedding Ceremony.


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