XXXX and XXXX’s Wedding Celebration
Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen and
Welcome to the ceremony through which XXXX and XXXX will be joined in Marriage.
We gather here today to honor their commitment and to witness and celebrate their union.
Today XXXX and XXXX will proclaim their love to
The world. We should rejoice to be in the presence
Of true love, such as THE LOVE THEY SHARE.
In marriage two become one by giving themselves up to each other.
And, by doing so, receive in turn the gift of love and trust.
AND that gift is shared, not just by the two being joined today, but by all they touch.
Their family, their friends, and all that are present here today.
XXXX and XXXX,
Some say that marriage is the oldest rite in the world.
It is certainly the most momentous moment in a couple’s life.
It is the most significant celebration of a community.
As such, it should not be entered in to thoughtlessly or lightly.
For your future happiness and prosperity depends much on what you put into this relationship.
Marriage is a promise to your best friend, to your love, that you will honor and
Cherish each other, not for a fleeting period, but for the rest of your lives.
I want to share a passage with you that beautifully articulates your roles as a married couple:
Now, most of you are aware that I have known XXXX and XXXX for many years now.
And I am honored to be a part of their celebration.
When I think of the message I just shared about being the
Right partner, two stories come to mind.
The first time I met XXXX, we were doing what we all enjoy most, a night out on the town.
And I can remember at the end of the night, XXXX pulled my Wife Jamie and I to the side.
And she told me how much she loves XXXX.
I can remember how impressed I was in her sincerity and her passion.
And because I...