Order of Service - Judy Koskella and Dan Challis - September 25th 2004

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I Judy, take thee Daniel to my wedded husband, 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 cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I give thee my troth.

 

Then shall they again loose their hands; and the couple shall exchange rings, laying the same upon the book with the accustomed duty to the Priest and Clerk And the Priest, taking the rings, shall deliver it unto the couple to put it upon the fourth finger of their left hands.  

 

And the Couple holding the rings there, and taught by the Priest, shall say:

 

With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow:

In the Name of the Father, the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

 

The couple shall kneel down; and the Minister shall say:

 

Let us pray.

 

O eternal God, Creator and Preserver of all mankind, Giver of all spiritual grace, the Author of everlasting life: Send thy blessing upon these thy servants, this man and this woman, whom we bless in thy Name; that, as Isaac and Rebecca lived faithfully together, so these persons may surely perform and keep the vow and covenant betwixt them made, whereof these rings given and received is a token and pledge and may ever remain in perfect love and peace together, and live according to thy laws; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

 

Then shall the Priest join their right hands together, and say: