Civil Ceremony Wedding Vows
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If we talk about civil marriages, they are a perfect combination of rituals and celebrations. Weddings performed in civil styles are spiritual as well as happening. If you are planning for wedding in a civil way, here are some civil ceremony wedding vows.
Wedding rituals are the most important thing to complete a wedding. If you want to perform your vow ceremony in a standard way, you can try some of the wedding vows given below. These vows will serve you a great way of showing your love for your spouse.
Welcome Statement: All our family members and friends, today we welcome you here to witness the auspicious occasion of the wedding of (name of the groom) and (name of the bride). You have played a great part in their lives. The couple asks you to share the same in the future by witnessing their marriage ceremony.
Wedding is a pledge, made in the depth of hearts of two people who have love for each other, which takes a life span to fulfill. A man and woman in wedding relation are lover, admirer, critic, listener, teacher, and best friends of each other.
Priest: Who gives the blessings to this union?
Parents or Guests: We do.
Priest to the Groom: (Name), do you take (Name of the bride) to be your wife? Will you love, cherish and honor her, in good and in bad times, do you promise to stay honest to her as long as you both shall live?
Groom: I do.
Priest to the Bride: Do you take [name of the groom] to be your husband? Will you love, honor, and cherish him, in good times and in bad, and do you promise to stay true to him as long as you both shall live?
Bride: I do.
Priest to Bride and the Groom: (Name of the bride and groom) may you vow to one other to be loving life partners and friends in this relation. To talk and to listen, to appreciate and trust one another; to cherish and respect uniqueness of each other, and to comfort, support and strengthen each other through life's bliss and grieves. May you promise to share thoughts, hopes, and dreams as you raise your lives together. May your lives be intertwined, your love keep you together. May you build a home that is kindhearted to all, full of respect and honor for others and each other.
Priest: Bride and Groom please hold each hand facing each other.
To the couple: As you look at (name of the bride/groom) your wife/husband, repeat these words after me:
I (name of the groom/bride), take you (name of the bride/groom), to be my wife/husband, to have and to hold, from this day forth, to love, honor, and cherish, to comfort and respect, in sorrow or in joy, in hardship or in plenty, so long as we both shall live.
This was the ritual of civil ceremony wedding vows performed generally in Church before the God and Father. These are the vows used most widely in the entire world for traditional wedding celebration.