We Have Come Here Today

We have come here today,
as family and friends,
to be with you as you promise
yourselves to each other
in marriage.

We are here because we love you,
we support you and we wish you
every happiness in your future

By being here today,
we affirm our involvement
in your lives.

We acknowledge our duty to help,
if asked, and accept your right
to call us in times of trouble.

This is the greatest gift
we can give to you.
We ask only that you accept it
with love and sincerity
with which it is offered.

We welcome you to each other’s