Minister: (Groom and Bride), you have come here today to celebrate the love which you have for each other. We share in this with you by giving recognition of your decision to accept each other as husband and wife. Into this state of marriage you now come to be united.
You are now taking into your care and keeping the happiness of the one person in all the world whom you love best. You are adding to your life not only the affection of each other, but also the companionship and blessing of a deep trust as well. You are agreeing to share strength, responsibilities and to share love.
I require and charge you both to remember that love and loyalty alone will be the foundation of a happy and enduring home. No other human ties are more tender, no other vows are more loving than those you now assume.
---------- do you take ---------- as your wife / husband, will you be faithful to her / him in tender love and honor, offering encouragement and companionship, and will you live with her / him and cherish her / him as love and respect will lead you in the bond of marriage?
Response: I, ----------, take thee ----------, to be my wedded wife / husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish.
(Repeat with other partner)
Minister: This ring by its shape, is a symbol of undying the undying love that exists between you. The substance of which it is composed id a symbol of purity, which shall ever characterize your minds and hearts in all your relationships together.
Response: (Each partner pledges) With this ring I pledge to you my deepest love and devotion.
Minister: These two lives are now joined in one unbroken circle. Wherever they go, may they always return to one another in their togetherness. May these two find in each other the love for which all men and women long. May they grow in understanding and compassion. May the house they establish be such a place of sanctuary that man will find there a friend. And may these two rings symbolize the spirit of undying love in the hearts of both of them.
I now pronounce you man and wife. You may kiss your bride.