Good evening and welcome. We gather here this beautiful summer day to celebrate the union of Jason and Natalie, and to honor their commitment to one another, and the future they share from this day forward. Today, Jason and Natalie proclaim their love to the world, and we celebrate with them. Marriage is not only a commitment between lovers, it is also an agreement between two friends. Marriage symbolizes the intimate sharing of two lives. In marriage we give our selves freely and generously into the hands of the one we love, and in doing so, each of us receives the love and trust of the other as our most precious gift. But even as that gift is shared by two people who are in love, it also touches the friends and family members who in various ways support and contribute to their relationship. You are all part of Jason and Natalie's circle of family and friends, and each of you has played some part in bringing them to this moment. Jason and Natalie are now taking a new from as a married couple , and in this from , they become part of their family in a new way , and bring two families together as one . Gathering as a family is an important part of a wedding ceremony. Jason and Natalie , we are to celebrate and rejoice with you and to recount with one another that it is love and honesty that guides us on our path , and to celebrate as you begin this journey together.

 

It is in this spirit that you have come here this afternoon to exchange these vows. OFFICIATE: Jason, repeat after me: I, Jason take you Natalie to be my wife and partner in life' journey. I promise above all else to live in truth with you and to communicate openly and fearlessly. I give you my hand and my heart as a sanctuary of warmth and peace and pledge my love , devotion , friendship and honor as I join my life with yours. OFFICIATE: Natalie, repeat after me: I, Natalie take you Jason to be my Husband and partner in life' journey. I promise above all else to live in truth with you and to communicate openly and fearlessly. I give you my hand and my heart as a sanctuary of warmth and peace and pledge my love , devotion , friendship and honor as I join my life with yours. OFFICIATE: For thousand of years lovers have exchanged rings as a token of their vows. These band are not of great value in themselves, but are made precious by our wearing of them. Your rings say that even in your uniqueness you have chosen to be bound together. Let these rings also be a sign that love substance as well as soul, a present as well as a past, and that , despite its occasional sorrows, love is a circle of happiness, wonder and delight. OFFICIATE: Jason, take Natalie 's ring and put it on her finger, and repeat after me: just as this circle is without end, my love for you is eternal. Just as it is made of indestructible substance, my commitment to you will never fail. with this ring I take you to be my trusted friend, lover, and partner for life. OFFICIATE: Natalie, take Jason's ring and put the ring on Jason's finger and repeat after me: just as this circle is without end, my love for you is eternal. Just as it is made of indestructible substance, my commitment to you will never fail. with this ring I take you to be my trusted friend, lover, and partner for life. My these two rings symbolize the spirit of undying love in both your hearts . PRONOUNCEMENT these two lives are now joined in one unbroken circle. where ever you go , may always return to one another in your togetherness-a relationship of honesty, trust and commitment. My you grow in understanding and in compassion. May the home that you establish be a place of sanctuary for you, your family and friends. In the presence of your family and friends by the authority vested in me, I now pronounce you husband and wife. You may kiss your bride. it is with great pleasure that I introduce Mr. and Mrs. Jason Vandiver