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Posted on Jul 20, 2017

Just a reminder Wedding Season is almost upon us and it is my busiest time of the year. I know you want everything to be perfect on your wedding day and that includes choosing the right team to support you and make everything special. Don't forget to put the officiant at the top of the list — ri...

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Rev. Johnson

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I can help you with a small intimate ceremony or a large elegant affair, with in the Vancouver, WA area just tell me what type of wedding you are planning and together we can start designing your ceremony.  For most weddings all of the planning can be done by email but for larger weddings we  can meet with you and go over all the details of the ceremony to make sure it is exactly the way you want it to be! I am more than happy to attend a rehearsal prior to the ceremony to make sure everything goes as planned! I would love to reserve your date and start helping you create the perfect ceremony!

Office Now Located at:
 
Vancouver, WA 98665  (360) 869-5276.  

I offer 3 ceremony options for you to choose from for a fee of $100.00 for Vancouver, WA area.  I can also customize your ceremony  for an additional fee. Rehearsals are a flat rate of $50.00 for up to 2 hours. Please let me know the Date, Time, and Location of ceremony. I look forward to being a part of your big day!

Option #1


We are gathered here today in the presence of family and friends to unite _(Groom)___________ and __(Bride)_________ in marriage. This celebration is but an outward sign of an inward union of the heart. ___(Groom)_______ and _(Bride)________ it is this day you take a giant step of courage and commitment to love, understand and grow.

You are now taking into your care and keeping the one person in the entire world whom you love the most. You are adding to your life the affection of each other, companionship and a deep trust as well. You are agreeing to share strengths, responsibilities and love. You are agreeing to take your journeys together as husband and wife.


Vows


__(Groom)___________, will you have this woman to be your wedded wife, to love her, comfort her, honor and keep her, and forsaking all others, keep you only unto her, for so long as you both shall live? 

_ (Bride)____________, will you have this man to be your wedded husband, to love him, comfort him, honor and keep him, and forsaking all others, keep you only unto him, so long as you both shall live?


Take hands and repeat after me: I, __(Groom)___________, take you, __(Bride)___________, to be my wedded wife, to have and to hold, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, to love and to cherish, from this day forward.


I, ___(Bride)________, take you, _(Groom)__________, to be my wedded husband, to have and to hold, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, to love and to cherish, from this day forward.


Ring Ceremony


“The wedding ring is an unbroken circle symbolizing unending and everlasting love. __(Groom)_____ and __(Bride)_____ these rings represent an outward symbol of this, your commitment to each other and the promise you have made today.”

Do you have a ring for the bride?   Please place the ring on the bride's finger and say: I give you this ring as a token and pledge of my constant faith and abiding love.

Is there a ring for the groom? Please place the ring on the groom's finger and say: : I give you this ring as a token and pledge of my constant faith and abiding love. 


Today ____(Groom)________ and ______(Bride)___________ start not only a new family, walking hand in hand, as one they’ll share everything , always know that their journey has begun and as they go on together blessed by me and you, may this new family always treasure the day they said I do.

In as much as ______(Groom)_______ and ____(Bride)_________ I ask you now to seal the promises you have made with each other this day with a kiss. Ladies and Gentlemen, I present Mr. and Mrs.____________.




Option 2


We are gathered here today to celebrate one of life's greatest moments, The Joining of 2 hearts and to give recognition to the worth and beauty of love, and to add our best wishes to the words which shall unite (Groom)______ and _(Bride)________in marriage.

Today we have come together to witness the joining of these two lives. For them, out of the routine of ordinary life, the extraordinary has happened. They met each other, fell in love and are finalizing it with their wedding. A good marriage must be created. It is never being too old to hold hands. It’s remembering to say I love you every day and it is not just marrying the right person its being the right partner

Vows:

I, _____(Groom)_____, take you, __(Bride)________, to be my wife. In this moment I promise before these witnesses to love you and care for you all of our days. I accept you with your faults and your strengths, even as I offer myself with my faults and strengths. I promise to support you when you need support and to turn to you when I need support. I choose you as the one with whom I will spend my life.

I, __(Bride)________, take you, ___(Groom)_______, to be my husband. In this moment I promise before these witnesses to love you and care for you all of our days. I accept you with your faults and your strengths, even as I offer myself with my faults and strengths. I promise to support you when you need support and to turn to you when I need support. I choose you as the one with whom I will spend my life.

__(Groom)________ and ___(Bride)_______, you have shared promises in our presence. Do you have a rings that you wish to exchange?



Couple replies "We do."

Rings

_(Groom)_________, will you give your ring to __(Bride)________ and repeat these words:

I give you this ring as a  reminder of the promises we exchanged today. 

__(Bride)________, will you give your ring to __________ and repeat these words:


I give you this ring as a  reminder of the promises we exchanged today. 

____(Groom)______ and ____(Bride)______, you have exchanged your promises and given and received rings in my presence. By these acts you have become husband and wife. According to the laws of the state of Washington , I hereby pronounce you are husband and wife. You may now kiss.





Option #3

The step which you are about to take is the most important into which human beings can come. It is a union of two people founded upon mutual respect and affection. Your lives will change, your responsibilities will increase, but your joy will be multiplied if you are sincere and earnest with your pledge to one another.





__(Groom)___________, will you have this woman to be your wedded wife, to love her, comfort her, honor and keep her, and forsaking all others, keep you only unto her, for so long as you both shall live? 





_ (Bride)____________, will you have this man to be your wedded husband, to love him, comfort him, honor and keep him, and forsaking all others, keep you only unto him, so long as you both shall live?


Take hands and repeat after me: I, __(Groom)___________, take you, __(Bride)___________, to be my wedded wife, to have and to hold, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, to love and to cherish, from this day forward.


I, ___(Bride)________, take you, _(Groom)__________, to be my wedded husband, to have and to hold, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, to love and to cherish, from this day forward.

Do you have a ring for the bride?   Please place the ring on the bride's finger and say: With this ring, I thee wed. 


Is there a ring for the groom? Please place the ring on the groom's finger and say: With this ring I thee wed. 


Let these rings be given and received as a token of your affection, sincerity and fidelity to one another.


In as much as (Bride)_____________ and (Groom)_____________ have consented together in wedlock and have witnessed the same before this company, and pledged their vows to each other, by the authority vested in me by the State of Washington, I now pronounce you husband 

and wife. (You may now kiss .)


Sample Wedding Vows for weddings including children and blended families.

  • I, _______, take you now, in the presence of God and these witnesses, to be my wife/husband. I promise to love you and, to hold you and to honor you, in good times and in bad, to enjoy you, to communicate with you always, and to console you when you need consoling. I will give thanks for you each and every day, and cherish you with all of my heart until our time together on earth has ended." "________, I promise to be a good and faithful husband/wife to you, and also a patient, loving father/mother to (children's names), caring for them and providing for them as my own. I promise to be their strength and their emotional support, loving them with all my heart forever."

  • "I (name), take you (name) to be my (husband/wife), my partner in life and my one true love. I will cherish our union and love you more each day than I did the day before. I will trust you and respect you, laugh with you and cry with you, loving you faithfully through good times and bad, regardless of the obstacles we may face together. I give you and (insert childs names) my hand, my heart, and my love, from this day forward for as long as we both shall live."

  • I, _________, take you, _________, to be my husband/wife. In this moment I promise before these witnesses to love you and care for you and (insert child's name) all of our days. I accept you with your faults and your strengths, even as I offer myself with my faults and strengths. I promise to support you and (insert child's name) when you need support and to turn to you when I need support. I choose you and (insert child's name) as the ones with whom I will spend my life.




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905 NE 68th St, Ste B
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