Non-Traditional Wedding Vows, Part 1

July 1, 2011

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 1
I love you. You are my best friend.
Today I give myself to you in marriage.
I promise to encourage and inspire you, to laugh with you,
and to comfort you in times of sorrow and struggle.
I promise to love you in good times and in bad,
when life seems easy and when it seems hard,
when our love is simple, and when it is an effort.
I promise to cherish you, and to always hold you in highest regard
These things I give to you today, and all the days of our life.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 2
We pledge to each other to be loving friends and partners in marriage.
To talk and to listen, to trust and appreciate one another; to respect
and cherish each other’s uniqueness; and to support, comfort
and strengthen each other through life’s joys and sorrows.
We promise to share hopes, thoughts and dreams
as we build our lives together.
May our lives be ever intertwined, our love keeping us together.
We will build a home that is compassionate to all, full of respect
and honor for others and each other.
May our home be forever filled with peace, happiness and love.
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Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 3
Today I will marry my friend,
the one I will live with, dream with and love.
I take you to be my husband/wife.
From this day forward I will cherish you,
I will look with joy down the path of our tomorrow’s
knowing we will walk it together side by side,
hand in hand and heart to heart.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 4
I promise to love you above all others and
to value your friendship as a precious gift.
I look forward to raising our family and building
our relationship under the care and guidance of God.
I promise to stand beside you in sickness or health,
in times of prosper and decline, in peace and in turmoil,
as long as we both shall live.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 5
Let us be grateful for the capacity to see, feel, hear, and understand.
Let us be grateful for this incredible gift of life.
Let us be especially grateful for the ties of love which bind us together,
giving dignity, meaning, worth and joy to all our days.
This is indeed a day which the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice in it and be glad, and let us count our many blessings.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 6
I take you to be my partner.
To have and to hold from this day forward.
I give to you my unending love and devotion.
I promise to be true to you, to cherish you, and to share my thoughts,
hopes and dreams with you. I look forward to spending the rest of my life
with you, my best friend. I will love you forever.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 7
I promise to love you above all others and
to value your friendship as a precious gift.
I look forward to raising our family and building
our relationship under the care and guidance of God.
I promise to stand beside you, in sickness or health,
in times of prosper and decline, in peace and in turmoil,
as long as we both shall live.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 8
With these rings we unite our hearts in tenderness and devotion.
We will honor each others cultures as we
join customs to form a trusting relationship.
We will protect, support, and encourage each other
through life’s joys and sorrows as we create a loving future.
We promise to establish a home for ourselves and
our children shaped by our respective heritage’s;
a loving environment dedicated to peace, hope,
and respect for all people.
From this day forward our lives will be
intertwined forever, blessed in faith, filled with
compassion, understanding and love.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 9
Before God our Father who has given us the gift of love,
I <bride/groom>, join with you, <bride/groom>, in the covenant of marriage.
I promise to give my faithful, life-giving love to you,
and to share my life with you as long as we shall live.
May this community of faith witness our love
for each other for the rest of our lives

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 10
I take you to be my partner.
To have and to hold from this day forward.
I give to you my unending love and devotion.
I promise to be true to you, to cherish you, and to share
my thoughts, hopes, and dreams with you.
I look forward to spending the rest of my life with you
my best friend. I will love you forever.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 11
In the sight of God’s love and in the presence of our families and friends,
I name, take you, <bride/groom> to be may <husband/wife>.
I offer my friendship and trust in you,
promising to be faithful and understanding
as long as we both shall live.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 12
In the presence of the Lord and of this assembly,
I take thee to be my husband/wife, promising
with Divine Assistance to be unto thee a
loving and faithful <husband/wife>
until death shall separate us.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 13
I take you <bride/groom>, to be my <husband/wife>.
I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad,
in sickness and in health, I will love and honor
you all the days of my life.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 14
I promise to be there when you need me,
to fill your days with sunshine,
to comfort you and encourage you,
to help you reach your goals,
to be your best friend ever and to
love you all my life with all my heart.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 15
I, <bride/groom>, take you, <bride/groom>, to be my wedded <husband/wife>.
With deepest joy I receive you into my life that together we may be one.
I promise you my love, my fullest devotion, my tenderest care.
I pledge to you my life as a loving and faithful <husband/wife>.
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Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 16
I <bride/groom>, take you <bride/groom>,
to be my wedded <husband/wife>.
To have and to hold, from this day forward,
for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer,
in sickness or in health, to love and to
cherish ’til death do us part.
And hereto I pledge you my faithfulness.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 17
I love you. Today is a very special day.
Long ago you were just a dream and a prayer.
Thank you for being what you are to me.
With our future as bright as the promises of God,
I will care for you, honor and protect you.
I lay down my life for you my friend and my love.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 18
I love you and I know that this love is from God.
Through all of the uncertainties and trials of the present and future,
I promise to be faithful to you and love you.
I promise to guide and protect you as Christ does his church,
as long as we both shall live.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 19
I give you this ring, wear it with love and joy.
I choose you to be my partner,
to have and to hold from this day forward
for better or for worse, for richer for poorer,
in sickness and in health,
to love and to cherish
as long as we both shall live.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 20
I, <bride/groom>, take you <bride/groom>,
to be my wedded <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,
’til death do us part, or the Lord comes for His own,
and hereto I pledge you my faithfulness.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 21
I will be a strong spiritual leader for us in our life,
for better, for worse, in sickness and in health,
in joys and in sorrows, until death do we part.
I give you all that I have myself and my love.
All these things I pledge to thee in
the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
With this ring I seal my vow of love to you and
pray I may fulfill God’s place in our home,
in the Name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 22
I love you, and I thank the Lord for the love
that has bound our hearts and lives together
in spiritual fellowship of marriage.
I will love, honor and cherish you always.
As we enter upon the privileges and joys
of life’s most holy relationship, and
begin together the great adventure of life.
I will love you in sickness as in health,
in poverty as in wealth, in sorrow as in joy, and
will be true to you as long as we both shall live.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 23
I take you to be my lifetime partner,
secure in the knowledge that you will be
my constant friend, and my one true love.

Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 24
On this special day,
I give to you in the presence of God
and all these witnesses
my promise to stay by your side,
in sickness and in health,
in joy and in sorrow, as well as
through the good times and the bad.
I promise to love you without reservation,
comfort you in times of distress,
encourage you to achieve all of your goals,
laugh with you and cry with you,
grow with you in mind and spirit,
always be open and honest with you,
and cherish you for as long as we both shall live.
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Non Traditional Wedding Vows – 25
I, <bride/groom>, take you, <bride/groom>, to be my <husband/wife>,
knowing in my heart that you will be my constant friend,
my faithful partner in life, and my one true love.



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