Sample Marriage Vows

Sample Marriage Vows

#1

“We are gathered together in the presence of this company to unite (GROOM) and (BRIDE) in the spiritual union of marriage. This contract is not to be entered into lightly, but thoughtfully and seriously, with a deep realization of it’s obligations and responsibilities. Please remember that love, loyalty, and understanding are the foundations of a happy and enduring home. ”

“Do you (GROOM) take (BRIDE) to be your lawful wedded wife? Do you promise to love, honor, cherish and be faithful to her through sickness and adversity, as well as health and prosperity, forsaking all others, so long as you both shall live?”

Do you (BRIDE) take (GROOM) to be your lawful wedded husband? Do you promise to love, honor, cherish and be faithful to him through sickness and adversity, as well as health and prosperity, forsaking all others, so long as you both shall live?”

(GROOM) and (BRIDE) will now exchange rings as a symbol of their love and commitment.

GROOM PLACES THE RING ON HER FINGER AND REPEATS

THESE WORDS**)

“With this ring, I thee wed, as a token of my love, faith, and loyalty.”

(BRIDE PLACES THE RING ON HIS FINGER AND REPEATS

THESE WORDS**)

“I give you this ring as a token of my love, faith and loyalty to you.”

“Since you two have consented together in the presence of this company, I by the virtue of the authority vested in me by the state of South Carolina, pronounce you husband and wife.”

“You may kiss the Bride.”

“Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to introduce to you Mr. and Mrs. (JOHN DOE).”

#2

“Welcome family, friends, and loved ones. We are gathered here together to witness
the union of (Groom) and (Bride) in the (holy) bonds of matrimony. (Bride) and
(Groom) thank you for joining us on this day of celebration.”
“(Groom) and (Bride), please turn and face each other as you say your vows.”
“I, (Groom), take you, (Bride), to be my wife, to have and to hold from this day
forward, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish for all
the days of my life. This is my solemn vow.”
“ I, (Bride), take you, (Groom), to be my husband, to have and to hold from this day
forward, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish for all
the days of my life. This is my solemn vow.”
“Will you, their loved ones who have gathered with them, grant them your blessings
and pledge them your love and support?”
GROOM PLACES THE RING ON HER FINGER AND REPEATS THESE WORDS
“I give you this ring as a daily reminder of my love for you.”
BRIDE PLACES THE RING ON HIS FINGER AND REPEATS THESE WORDS
“I give you this ring as a daily reminder of my love for you”
“Since you two have consented together in the presence of this company, I by the
virtue of the authority vested in me by the state of South Carolina, pronounce you
husband and wife.
“You may kiss the Bride.”
“Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to introduce to you Mr. and Mrs. “Name”
#3
We have come together today to witness the wedding ceremony of
(Partner 1) and (Partner 2). (Partner 1) and (Partner 2) thank you for being here today
and ask for your encouragement and support as they begin their marriage.
“(Partner 1) and (Partner 2), please turn and face each other as you begin your vows.”
“(Partner 1), do you take (Partner 2) to be your beloved spouse? Do you vow that you
will always support (Partner 2) in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow, in
poverty and in wealth, for as long as you both shall live?”
“(Partner 2), do you take (Partner 1) to be your beloved spouse? Do you vow that you
will always support (Partner 1) in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow, in
poverty and in wealth, for as long as you both shall live?”
“Will all of you witnessing these vows do all in your power to uphold this couple in
their marriage?”
If Rings exchanged…
PARTNER 1 PLACES THE RING ON PARTNER 2’s FINGER AND REPEATS THESE WORDS,
“In the presence of our family and friends, I (Partner 1) choose you
(Partner 2) to be my spouse. I give you this ring as a symbol of my love, faith, and
loyalty.”
PARTNER 2 PLACES THE RING ON PARTNER 1’s FINGER AND REPEATS THESE WORDS,
“In the presence of our family and friends, I (Partner 2) choose you
(Partner 1) to be my spouse. I give you this ring as a symbol of my love, faith, and
loyalty.”
“In conformity with your mutual declaration and vows, by the virtue of the authority
vested in me by the state of South Carolina, I now pronounce you married. You may
seal your vows with a kiss.”
“Ladies and gentlemen, it is my privilege to be the first to present the newlyweds,
(Partner 1) and (Partner 2)!”