Ring Vows (begins with significance/blessing and then exchange of Vows)
Explanation of significance of Ring Ceremony -- with/without Blessing
Sample # 1_____ & _____, have you brought rings to exchange as a symbol of your marriage?May I have the rings, please?The wedding ring is a symbol of eternity, without beginning or end, and with no point of weakness. As you give these rings to each other, our wish is that your love will be as eternal and everlasting as these precious rings. In the years to come, may they remind you of the overwhelming joy of this very special day.(Blessing) Dear God, bless these rings and the two who exchange them. Fill them today and always with your holy presence, and keep them safe in the circle of your protective love. Amen. Sample # 2_____ & _____, have you brought rings to exchange as a symbol of your marriage? May I have the rings, please?These rings are powerful symbols. The circle symbolizes the wholeness of your love, unbroken and everlasting. The precious metal respresents the sincerelity of your commitment. It is strong, enduring, and does not tarnish. As you wear them, may you be reminded of your eternal love for and devotion to each other. (Blessing) By the grace of God, these rings are hereby blessed. Sample # 3________, may we have the rings, please?The wedding ring is a symbol of unity, a circle unbroken without beginning or end.As _______ and _______, give and receive these rings as the symbolic expression of their vows to make their life one, to create a love that is whole and unbroken and to love each other without end.Sample # 4May I have the rings, please?These rings are symbols of your inner spiritual bond as soul mates. The form of the ring is a circle with no beginning and no end. Made of precious metal these rings will endure forever. So may it be with your love. Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts.
Ring Ceremony Vows (can be repeated after minister)
1.) I give you this ring as a symbol of my love. As you wear it, may it be a reminder of how much I love you, not only on this precious day, but every single day of your life.2.) _____, as I place this ring on your finger, it is with my deepest love and with a prayer that our life together will endure the test of time and our friendship and love will become stronger. I promise to do all that is in my power to ensure that our life together will endure. May God bless us.3.) I give you this ring as a sign of my love. Wear it as a token of my loyalty, respect and friendship.4.) _______, as I place this ring on your finger, it is with my deepest love. I commit to our life together. I commit to the growth of our friendship and our love.5.) With this ring, I ______, take you ______, to be my husband/wife. I promise to love and cherish you in sickness and health, through the good times and the more challenging, all the days of my life.**********6.) With this ring, I thee wed.7.) I give you this ring, and with it, all that I have and all that I am.**********8.) I give you this ring as a symbol of my love and faithfulness. As I place it on your finger, I commit my heart and soul to you. I ask you to wear this ring as a reminder of the vows we have spoken today, our wedding day.9.) This ring is a token of my love. I marry you with this ring, with all that I have and all that I am.Response: I will forever wear this ring as a sign of my commitment and the desire of my heart10.) I give you this ring to wear with love and joy. As a ring has no end, neither shall my love for you. I choose you to be my (wife / husband) this day and forevermore.11.) This ring I give to you as a token of my love and devotion to you. I pledge to you all that I am and all that I will ever be as your (husband/wife). With this ring, I gladly marry you and join my life to yours.12.) I give you this ring in God's name, as a symbol of all that we have promised and all that we shall share.13.) I give you this ring as a visible and constant symbol of my promise to be with you as long as I live.14.) I give you this ring as a symbol of my love for you. Let it be a reminder that I am always by your side and that I will always be a faithful partner to you. 15.) I give you this ring as a symbol of my love, my faith in our strength together, and my covenant to learn and grow with you.16.) Let this ring be a symbol of my promises to you and a reminder of my devotion to you. I am honored to call you my (wife/husband).17.) With this ring, I thee wed, and with it, I bestow upon thee all the treasures of my mind, heart, and hands. 18.) I give you this ring as a symbol of my love; and with all that I am and all that I have, I honor you, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.