Opening Remarks

Officiant: We have come together here in celebration of the joining together of (Spouse 1) and (Spouse 2). I ask you both if you come of your own free will and if you have your families' blessing. Both: We do.

Officiant: With whom do you come and whose blessings accompany you. Spouse 1 attendant: (Spouse 1) comes with his/her/their parents, and is accompanied by all of his/her/their family's blessings. Spouse 2 attendant: (Spouse 2) comes with his/her/their parents and is accompanied by all his/her their families' blessings.

(if not parents, adjust language to suit other relatives or friends)

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