Engaging Guests in Ceremony
Two people in love do not live in isolation. Their love is a source of strength with which they may nourish not only each other but also the world around them. And in turn, we, their community of friends and family, have a responsibility to this couple. By our steadfast care, respect, and love, we can support their marriage and the new family they are creating today. Will everyone please rise. Officiant: Will you who are present here today, surround _____ and _____ in love, offering them the joys of your friendship, and supporting them in their marriage?