You have purchased your Oregon marriage license at the county office and now you might like to choose your wedding vows from the samples below.
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a1. Do you Name, take Name, to be your lawfully wedded husband/wife/spouse, in sickness and in health, for richer for poorer, for better or for worse, and whatever comes in life’s journey? I do.
a2. Name, I take you to be my lawfully wedded husband/wife/spouse. Before these witnesses I vow to love you and care for you as long as we both shall live. I take you, with all your faults and strengths, as I offer myself to you with all my faults and strengths. I will help you when you need help, and turn to you when I need help. I choose you as my loving partner for life.
a3. I love you, Name. 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. I promise to love you in good times and in bad, when life seems easy and when it seems difficult. I promise to cherish you, and to always hold you in highest regard forever.
a4. Name, I pledge to you to be your loving friend and partner in marriage; to talk and to listen, to trust and appreciate you; to respect you and to cherish your uniqueness. I promise to share my hopes, thoughts, and dreams as we build our lives together. May we create a home that is compassionate to all, full of respect and honor for all life. May our home be forever filled with peace, happiness, and love.
a5. Name, today I marry you, my best friend and the one I will live with, dream with and love forever. I take you to be my lawfully wedded husband/wife/spouse. From this day forward, we will walk together through life, side by side, hand in hand, and heart to heart.
a6. Name, 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, with God’s loving care and guidance. I promise to stand beside you in sickness or health, in times of prosperity and decline, in peace and in turmoil, as long as we both shall live.
a7. I, Name, take you Name, to be my husband/wife and my companion for life. Together we will bear whatever sorrow or adversity comes our way, and we will share whatever joy and happiness lies ahead. I commit my life to you, body and soul, a commitment made in love, kept in faith, lived in hope and eternally made new. I pledge to you a life of giving and of hoping, of growing and of loving. You will be my husband/wife/spouse, as love between our hearts continues to grow.
a8. I, Name, take you Name, to be no other than yourself; loving what I know of you and trusting in what our future will bring to us. I will be at your side, for all the risings and settings of the sun, for all the days of fullness and in barren times. I pledge myself to deepening in love and understanding as love grows in our lives.
a9. I, Name, choose you Name, as my husband/wife, in friendship and in love, in strength and weakness, to share the good times and misfortune, in achievement and failure. I will cherish and respect you through all the changes of our lives, forever giving thanks that we found each other.
a10. I, Name, in the name of the spirit of God, that resides within us all, and the love that resides within my heart, take you Name to be my chosen one. I promise to love you wholly and completely without restraint, in sickness and in health, in plenty and in poverty, in life and beyond, where we shall meet, remember and love again. I accept you as you are and I will respect you, your beliefs, your people, and your ways, as I respect myself. This is my solemn vow.
The most popular wedding ring vows, with this ring I thee wed vows :
r1. With this ring I thee wed and honor our vows always.
r2. I offer this ring as a token of my love and with this ring I thee wed.
r3. With this ring I thee wed, with all that I am and all that I have.
r4. With this ring I thee wed and pledge my faithfulness to you alone.
r5. I pledge my love and my life and with this ring I thee wed.
r6. With this ring I thee wed and will remember this day and these promises always.
r7. With this ring I thee wed and pledge my body, mind and spirit to you.
r8. With this ring I thee wed and with my body I thee honor and all my worldly goods I share.
Let’s talk 503 888-9876 and you may email RevMaureenPdx@gmail.com the number of your wedding vow choices.
Another option for eloping, Oaks Pioneer Church in Portland offers elopement time slots for rent, for your very small group, ask Lorraine and it is one of the many places where I officiate in the Portland Oregon area.