STANDARD PROGRAM

INTRODUCTION


THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISIONS IN YOUR LIFE

IT IS MY HONOR TO PERFORM YOUR CEREMONY HERE TODAY

PLEASE TURN AND FACE EACH OTHER

AND JOIN HANDS TO EXPRESS YOUR VOWS OF LOVE AND DEVOTION EACH TO

THE OTHER.



NOTARY ASKS THE MAN: (________________) DO YOU TAKE (________________) TO BE YOUR WIFE, TO LIVE TOGETHER IN MATRIMONY, TO LOVE, HONOR, COMFORT HER AND KEEP HER IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, AND FORSAKING ALL OTHERS, FOR AS LONG AS YOU BOTH SHALL LIVE?

MAN ANSWERS, “I DO”


NOTARY ASKS THE WOMAN: (________________), DO YOU TAKE (_________________) TO BE YOUR HUSBAND, TO LIVE TOGETHER IN MATRIMONY, TO LOVE, HONOR, COMFORT HIM AND KEEP HIM IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, AND FORSAKING ALL OTHERS, FOR AS LONG AS YOU BOTH SHALL LIVE?

WOMAN ANSWERS, “I DO”




NOTARY STATES: ________________, I WANT YOU TO LOOK INTO HER EYES AND INTO HER HEART AND REPEAT AFTER ME


TO THE MAN: “I ________________, TAKE YOU _________________, TO BE MY WIFE, TO HAVE AND TO HOLD FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, FOR BETTER FOR WORSE, FOR RICHER FOR POORER, IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, TO LOVE AND TO CHERISH, TILL DEATH DO US PART.”



NOTARY STATES: ___________________, I WANT YOU TO LOOK INTO HIS EYES AND INTO HIS HEART AND REPEAT AFTER ME


TO THE WOMAN: “I _________________, TAKE YOU ___________________, TO BE MY HUSBAND, TO HAVE AND TO HOLD FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, FOR BETTER FOR WORSE, FOR RICHER FOR POORER, IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, TO LOVE AND TO CHERISH, TILL DEATH DO US PART.


EXCHANGE OF RINGS


_________________– I WANT YOU TO LOOK INTO HER EYES AND INTO HER HEART & WHILE PUTTING THE RING ON HER LEFT HAND -REPEAT AFTER ME:

WITH THIS RING, I SEAL MY PROMISE, TO BE YOUR FAITHFUL AND LOVING HUSBAND,

AS GOD IS MY WITNESS.


__________________– I WANT YOU TO LOOK INTO HIS EYES AND INTO HIS HEART & WHILE PUTTING THE RING ON HIS LEFT HAND - REPEAT AFTER ME:

WITH THIS RING, I SEAL MY PROMISE, TO BE YOUR FAITHFUL AND LOVING WIFE, AS GOD IS MY WITNESS.


SAND CEREMONY


NOTARY SAYS: NOW YOU WILL BOTH UNITE THESE TWO BOTTLES OF SAND, AS THEY REPRESENT YOUR TWO SEPARATE LIVES THAT ARE NOW BECOMING ONE. YOU MAY MIX THE SANDS NOW.


PRONOUNCEMENT OF MARRIAGE

______________________________,


YOU HAVE COME HERE TODAY BEFORE US AND BEFORE GOD, YOU EXPRESSED YOUR VOWS OF LOVE AND DEVOTION EACH TO THE OTHER, THEREFORE,

IT IS MY PRIVILEGE AS A NOTARY AND BY THE

AUTHORITY GIVEN TO ME BY THE

THE STATE OF FLORIDA, I NOW PRONOUNCE

THAT YOU ARE HUSBAND AND WIFE.

___________________, YOU MAY KISS YOUR BEAUTIFUL WIFE