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Do you (Groom) take (Bride) as your wedded
wife, to live with her in the holy state of
marriage all the days of your life?
Do you (Bride) take (Groom) as your wedded
husband, to live with him in the holy state of
marriage all the days of your life?

Having declared your intention to be married,
and there being no lawful reason why you
shouldn’t, I’ll ask you to join right hands and to
repeat after me.

I    (Groom)  take thee    (Bride)
To be my lawful and wedded wife
To have and to hold
In sickness and in health
In poverty or in wealth
To love, cherish and protect
Forsaking all others,
Cleave only to thee, from this day forward as
long as we both shall live.

I    (Bride)    take thee   (Groom)
To be my lawful and wedded husband
To have and to hold
In sickness and in health
In poverty and in wealth
To love, cherish and respect
Forsaking all others
Cleave only to thee, from this day forward as
long as we both shall live.
Do you (Groom) take (Bride) as your wedded
wife, to live with her in the holy state of
marriage all the days of your life?
Do you (Bride) take (Groom) as your wedded
husband, to live with him in the holy state of
marriage all the days of your life?

Having declared your intention to be married,
and there being no lawful reason why you
shouldn’t, I’ll ask you to join right hands and to
repeat after me.

I, (Groom) take you (Bride)
to be my wife,
my partner in life
and my one true love.
I will cherish our friendship,
and love you today, tomorrow, and forever.
I will trust you and honor you.
I will laugh with you and cry with you.
I will love you faithfully,
through the best and the worst,
through the difficult and the easy.
What may come I will always be there.
As I have given you my hand to hold,
so I give you my life to keep,
so help me God.

I, (Bride)  take you (Groom)
to be my husband,
my partner in life,
and my one true love.
I will cherish our friendship,
and love you today, tomorrow, and forever
I will trust you and honor you.
I will laugh with you and cry with you.
I will love you faithfully,
through the best and the worst,
through the difficult and the easy.
What may come I will always be there.
As I have given you my hand to hold,
so I give you my life to keep,
so help me God
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