Pastor Bob Tousey
Weddings by Rev Bob Tousey exchange of vows
The vows you say on your wedding day are your personal promise of commitment and love to your new spouse. You can use these vows, vows from another source or write your own. The important thing is that you are true to your vows, that you convey your love to your spouse and respect the dignity of the day.
TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC VOW I
I, ___________ take you _________, for my husband/wife, to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.
TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC VOW II
I, ________ take you _______, to be my husband/wife, I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.
VOWS FOR MARRIAGE LATER IN LIFE I
I offer you not the "summer of my life" but the autumn, brisk and vibrant. I promise to be a companion worthy of your precious friendship. I pledge you compassion in good times and bad, encouragement in sickness and in health. It is my intention that our lives together include our large circle of friends and loving families. We'll cherish the memories of our individual pasts and create our new life as we go now together.
VOWS FOR MARRIAGE LATER IN LIFE II
In the presence of God, our children and grandchildren, I take you __________, to be my wedded husband/wife. I promise to love you, honor you and cherish you, in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad, so long as we both shall live. May the Lord bless us with many happy years together and may the peace of Christ live always in our hearts and in our home as we become one.
FAMILY VOWS WITH CHILDREN I
I _________, choose you __________ and ____________ to be my family. I promise, in the presence of God, to honor you and respect you, and to provide for you to the best of my ability. I promise to make our home a haven, where trust, love and laughter are abundant. I make these promises lovingly and freely, and vow to honor them all the days of my life.
FAMILY VOWS WITH CHILDREN II
I have promise in the presence of God, to love you and be a faithful husband/wife to you as long as we both shall live, but I would like to add another promise, to love _____________ as my own child/children, to provide for him/her/them and to be a faithful parent always concerned for his/her/their welfare and every need for as long as we shall live.
VOWS FOR A SECOND MARRIAGE
I ___________, when God brought you into my life, everything changed. Because of you, I laugh, I smile, I dare to dream again. All the heartaches and sorrows are behind me now, and by God's grace and because of you, I look forward with great joy to spending the rest of my life with you, caring for you, nurturing you, being there for you in all life has to offer for us, and I vow to be a true and faithful husband/wife, for as long as we both shall live, so help me God.
VOWS FOR A SECOND MARRIAGE I
I ____________, God has given me a second chance at happiness and I praise Him for that. I come today to give you my love, to give you my heart and my hope for our future together. I promise to bring you joy, to be at home with your spirit and to learn to love you more each day, through all the days of our lives. I promise to be your faithful husband/wife; my love for you is seamless, endless and eternal.
SPECIAL VOW I
Today is the most important day of our lives, today we put our individual pasts behind us and go forward into the future as one. We have thousand of memories of our past, our childhoods; our growing's up; the day we met; the day we knew we were meant to be. But today is the first day of the rest of our lives and we will build new memories together. There will be no more me, no more you; but only us from this moment on. I promise to try, with God's help, to be the best husband/wife I can be, so that our memories will be treasures for all the years to come.
SPECIAL VOW II
I, _________ take you _________, to be my husband/wife, from this day forward. I vow to be faithful and loving, to give and to receive, to speak and to listen, to inspire and to respond, to respect and to cherish and to work with you to achieve the goals and dreams of our lives for as long as we both shall live.
SPECIAL VOW III
I take you _________, to be my husband/wife and I promise to be faithful to you, to be honest with you, I will respect, trust, help and care for you. I will give and receive, speak and listen, inspire and respond. I will forgive as we have been forgiven. I will work with you to better understand ourselves, our families and our children. I will remain with you through the best and the worst so that together we may raise a family and serve God as long as we both shall live.