the twenty first day of the fourth month in the year of our Lord,
Two Thousand Twelve
were united in marriage in the manner of Friends.
Name and Name
took each other by hand and made the following promise:
presence of the light and love of family and friends I take you
to be my beloved, promising to be a loving and faithful partner.
I ask you to be none other than yourself. I promise to cherish
and delight in your spirit and individually, to respect our differences
and to face life's challenges with patience, humor and compassion.
This commitment is made in love, kept in faith, lived in hope,
and made eternally new."
of this commitment we set our hands.
we, their family and friends, set our hands in caring witness
to this union:
the seventeenth day of September, two thousand thirteen, at Place
in Conifer, Colorado
lives under the care of Name Friends Meeting, Denver, Colorado
In the presence
of the Light and their community, the couple took each other
by the hand and made the following promise:
I promise you
my full self, my love and my partnership for life.
I know of you and trusting what I do not yet know, I respect
you as an individual, as my partner, my equal, my kin.
I promise to
be tender with you when you're troubled, dream with you when
you're inspired, follow you when you're adventurous, and encourage
you when you're stuck. I will trust you and be worthy of your
I promise to
work for our relationship, even when the work is hard, always
seeking grounding in Spirit and community.
I promise to
be ever open to you, to communicate fully and fearlessly, to
support you in becoming the person you are yet to be, and to
walk beside you through all the seasons of our lives.
In joyful commitment,
we set our hands
We, having been
present at this marriage, sign our names in witness and support
of this union.
the sixteenth day of August
of the year two thousand twelve
in the beloved
company of family and friends, gathered in the
vineyards of Afton, Virginia to hold a ceremony of their marriage.
On this joyous occasion, Name taking Name by the hand, declared
he took her to be his wife, promising to give her his heart,
it faith, respect, patience, and love for the rest of their lives.
Thereupon, Name taking Name by the hand, declared that she took
to be her husband, promising to give him her heart, and with
respect, patience and love for the rest of their lives.
And in further confirmation of their commitment and vows,
and in the presence of all in attendance,
Name and Name signed their names below.
And we, having
been present at the occasion of this marriage, have
signed our names as witnesses and commit ourselves to
celebrate and support this union.