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Traditional Ceremony

OPENING

“Dearly Beloved, We are gathered here today to join this man and this woman in Holy Matrimony.”

“Who gives this woman to be married to this man?”

“Her mother and I or Her Family and I!”

“We are gathered here today to celebrate one of life's greatest moments. To give recognition to the worth and beauty of love, which shall unite ________ and ________ name in matrimony.”

Vows

“Marriage is a partnership of two unique people who bring out the very best in each other and who know that even though they are wonderful as individuals, they are even better together.”

“________, do you take this woman to be your wife, to live together in holy matrimony? To love, honor, and cherish her, to keep her in sickness and in health, for as long as you both shall live?" ("I do")

“________, do you take this man to be your husband to live together in holy matrimony? To love, honor, and cherish him, to keep him in sickness and in health, for as long as you both shall live?" ("I do")

"________, repeat after me, I, ________, take you ________, to be my wife, to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, till death do us part."

"________ repeat after me, I, ________, take you ________, to be my husband, to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, till death do us part."

Ring Exchange

“Wedding rings are an outward and visible sign of an inward spiritual grace, signifying to all the uniting of this man and this woman in marriage.”

“________, place the ring on ________ finger and repeat after me. I give you this ring, as a token and pledge, of my constant faith, and abiding love.”

“________, place the ring on ________ finger and repeat after me. I give you this ring, as a token and pledge, of my constant faith, and abiding love.”

Pronouncement

"By the authority vested in me under the laws of the State of Florida, I now pronounce you husband and wife.You may kiss the bride."

“May I introduce to you Mr. & Mrs.___________.”

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