Civil Ceremony Sample

Welcome Family and Friends

MINISTER:

You are here to witness a wedding. Today we unite __________ and __________ in marriage. What we do today is done in conformity to the laws of  (Pennsylvania) and in keeping with  wedding tradition.

__________ and __________, you have requested that I marry you. Do you both do this of your own desire and free will?

COUPLE:

We do.

CEREMONY CONTINUES…………

Brief statement regarding love and marriage, mention of family or children if applicable, thank witnesses or guests……….

Vows

MINISTER:(repeat after me)

I, __________, take you, __________, to be my (spouse/husband/wife). In this moment I promise before these witnesses to love you and care for you all of our days. I accept you with your faults and your strengths, even as I offer myself with my faults and strengths. I promise to support you when you need support and to turn to you when I need support. I choose you as the one with whom I will spend my life.

I, __________, take you, __________, to be my (spouse, /husband/wife). In this moment I promise before these witnesses to love you and care for you all of our days. I accept you with your faults and your strengths, even as I offer myself with my faults and strengths. I promise to support you when you need support and to turn to you when I need support. I choose you as the one with whom I will spend my life.

CEREMONY CONTINUES…………

Introduction of rings, ring vows, and exchange of rings…………..ending with

________ and __________, you have exchanged your promises and given and received rings in my presence. By these acts you have become husband and wife. According to the laws of the state of (Pennsylvania), I hereby declare you legally married. You may seal this with a kiss.

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