Civil19

CIVIL CEREMONY #19

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BRIEF CIVIL CEREMONY

PRESENTATION OF THE BRIDE
Who gives this woman to be married to this man?  /  I do. OR  Her mother and I do.

INTRODUCTION
_(Groom)_ and _(Bride)_ , the moment to which you have looked forward has now come. We have assembled in this place to witness the exchange of your vows of mutual commitment to the fulfillment of married life together.

DECLARATION
If anyone can show any just cause why they may not lawfully be joined together, let him now declare it, or else forever hold his peace.

Please pass you bouquet to your maid of honour. Please face each other and join hands.

VOWS
_(Groom)_ , please repeat after me your wedding vows to _(Bride)_ ?

I, _(Groom)_ ,
do take you, _(Bride)_ ,
to be my lawful wedded wife;
to have and to hold
from this day forward,
for better, for worse,
for richer, for poorer,
in sickness and in health,
to love and to cherish
till death us do part;
and thereto I promise you
my faithfulness.

_(Bride)_ , please repeat after me your wedding vows to _(Groom)_ ?

I, _(Bride)_ ,
do take you, _(Groom)_ ,
to be my lawful wedded husband;
to have and to hold
from this day forward,
for better, for worse,
for richer, for poorer,
in  sickness and in health,
to love and to cherish
till death us do part;
and thereto I promise you
my faithfulness.

RINGS

May I have the rings please.

_(Groom)_ , do you give this ring in token that you will keep this covenant and perform these vows?  /  I do.

_(Bride)_ , do you give this ring in token that you will keep this covenant and perform these vows?  /  I do.

Let these rings continue to both of you a symbol of the value, purity and constancy of true wedded love and a seal of the vows you have now made.

DECLARATION
Forasmuch as you _(Groom)_ and you _(Bride)_ have pledged your faithfulness to each other in the presence of this company; and have confirmed the same by the joining of hands and the giving and receiving of rings; now therefore, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Province of Ontario, I pronounce you husband and wife. May you so bond as to resist all threats to your union.

You may kiss your bride.

SIGN DOCUMENTS

PRESENTATION OF THE COUPLE

It gives me delight to introduce to you, Mr. And Mrs. ———- .


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