We are gathered here in the presence of witnesses for the purpose of uniting in matrimony __________ and ____________.
The contract of marriage is most solemn and is not to be entered into lightly, but thoughtfully and seriously with a deep realization of its obligations and responsibilities.
Please remember that love, loyalty and understanding are the foundations of a happy and enduring home.
No other human ties are more tender and no other vows more important than those you are about to pledge.
Do you _________, take ____________, to be your spouse for life? Do you promise to love and comfort each other, honor and keep each other in sickness and in health, for richer and for poorer, for better or for worse and be faithful to each other as long as you both shall live?
RING CEREMONY--Place the ring on his/her finger and repeat after me to him/her.
I give you this ring in token and pledge of my constant faith and abiding love. With this ring, I thee wed.
Now that you have joined yourselves in matrimony, may you strive all your lives to meet this commitment with the same love and devotion that you now possess.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the State of California, I now pronounce you, spouses for life.