It with great joy that we have gathered together to witness the union of ______ and____________. These two have come today to be joined in the blessed state of Holy Matrimony. As humans created in the image of God, we have a God given capacity to love, in the union of marriage, as two become one, this capacity to love is given a place to flourish and to represent the relationship of Christ to His bride, the Church. In a world that at times seems hopeless, cold and devoid of love, may we be encouraged today that there is a force called love, a force that can overcome all obstacles, a force that is enduring and full of hope. This force called love comes from our Heavenly Father, and that is who we trusting today as we witness the joining of _______ and______ in marriage. Would you now bow your heads with me as we ask the source and giver of love to bless this union. Prayer Do you _____ take _____ to be your wife for the rest of your living days. Through sickness and health, poverty or wealth or any adversity that may come your way. Additionally, do you promise to comfort, love, and provide for ______ to best of your ability throughout this life. Do you ______take ____ to be your husband for the rest of your living days. Through sickness and health, poverty or wealth or any adversity that may come your way. Additionally, do you promise to comfort, encourage, be a true helper and reverence _______throughout this life. As the circle of the ring is unbroken, may the love of ____ and ______ be unbroken. Repeat after me, with this ring I pledge my love and all that I am to you until death do us part. Repeat for bride. It is my pleasure now to present unto you Mr. and Mrs. _____. What God hath joined together, let no man put asunder. You may kiss the bride.