Wedding Ceremony Sample #2
 
Introduction:
We have gathered here today in celebration of Joanne & Terry’s deep mutual love for one and other, their desire to commit to one and another and to publicly share their heartfelt vows.
 

Giving of the Bride:
Question: Who brings this woman to be married to this man?
Response (Dad): I do.
 

Reading:
To be announced will be read by Mary Opiela (note how MIL has had over a year to pick a poem and still hasn’t)
 
wedding ceremony, wedding vows, wedding kiss
 
Presentation:
Question: Terry will you have Joanne to be your wife?
Response: I do.
Question: Joanne will you have Terry to be your husband?
Response: I do.
 

Vows:
I Terry do take you Joanne to be my lawfully wedded wife, 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 till death do us part.
I Joanne do take you Terry to be my lawfully wedded 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 till death do us part.
 

Exchange of Rings:
Question to Terry: What token do you offer that you will faithfully fulfill these vows?
Response: A ring
Question to Joanne: What token do you offer that you will faithfully fulfill these vows?
Response: A ring
 

Salutation:
You have kissed a thousand times, maybe more. But today the feeling is new. No longer simply partners and best friends, you have become husband and wife and today your kiss is a promise. You may now seal your agreement with a kiss.
 

Presentation:
May I now present to you the happy couple.