Celebration Ceremony

Exchange of Vows:

(Groom will say)
Jane, today I have chosen to marry my best friend.
I promise to trust you, to comfort you and to cherish you as my friend and my love.
I will love and honour you when we are apart as much as when we are together.
I will laugh with you in joy, grieve with you in sorrow and grow with you in love.
I pledge to be faithful to you as long as we have life together.
From this day forward I am your husband.
I will walk beside you all the days of my life.

(Bride will say)
John, today I have chosen to marry my best friend.
I promise to trust you, to comfort you and to cherish you as my friend and my love.
I will love and honour you when we are apart as much as when we are together.
I will laugh with you in joy, grieve with you in sorrow and grow with you in love.
I pledge to be faithful to you as long as God gives us life together.
From this day forward I am your wife.
I will walk beside you all the days of my life.

Exchange of Rings:

And now Bride and Groom will exchange rings, a sign of their never ending love for each other.

(Groom will say)
With this ring, I give you my promise that from this day forward you shall never walk alone.
My heart will be your shelter, my arms will be your home.
We will walk together through life as partners and best friends.
I promise that I shall always do my best to love and accept you exactly the way you are.
With this ring, I give you your freedom, and my trust in you.
I give you my heart until the end of time.
I have no greater gift to give.

(Bride will say)
With this ring, I give you my promise that from this day forward you shall never walk alone.
My heart will be your shelter, my arms will be your home.
We will walk together through life as partners and best friends.
I promise that I shall always do my best to love and accept you exactly the way you are.
With this ring, I give you your freedom, and my trust in you.
I give you my heart until the end of time.
I have no greater gift to give.