Methodist Wedding Vow Sample 1
I, ________, take thee ________, to be 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, to love and to cherish, till death do us part,
and thereto I pledge thee my faith.
Methodist Wedding Vow Sample 2
I, ________, ask you, ________, to be my husband/wife as my friend and my love.
On this day I affirm the relationship we have enjoyed, looking to the future
to deepen and strengthen it. I will be yours in plenty and in want, in
sickness and in health, in failure and in triumph. Together we will dream,
will stumble but restore each other, we will share all things,
serving each other and our fellow humanity. I will cherish and respect you,
comfort and encourage you, be open with you, and stay with you as long as
we shall Live, freed and bound by our Love.
Methodist Wedding Vow Sample 3
"________, wilt thou have this man/woman to be thy wedded husband/wife to live together after God’s ordinance in the Holy Estate of matrimony? Wilt thou love him/her, in sickness and in health, and forsaking all others keep thee only unto him/her, so long as ye both shall live? ("I will")
(Repeat) "I, ________, take thee ________, to be 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, to love and to cherish, till death do us part, and thereto I pledge thee my faith."
(Rings) "In token and pledge of the vow between us made, with this ring I thee wed; in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen."
(Rings) "Receive this ring as a token of wedded love and faith."
United Methodist Declaration of Consent
I take you, ________, to be my husband/wife from this day forward, to join
with you and share all that is to come, and I promise to be faithful to you
of God and this congregation to declare your intent.
Just found the marriage certificate from 1976. May have been 45 years ago but cannot remember what my weddings vows were. Not to mention that I'd forgotten that it was the Methodist church .... but at least I remember it was at Hornsby
We are approaching 50 years of marriage and planning a renewal of our vows. I found this site while looking for possible ways to accomplish this. I like the #2 sample for our renewal. It seems to speak better about pre-existing commitment. And we are Methodists a long time.
Women take things a lot more lightly than men do. I've had a very similar experience with the exception of her leaving. Maybe she is waiting for us to trade cars?
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