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Samples of the Giving Away of the Bride

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Here are some of the most common examples of the Giving Away of the Bride. You may use them just as they are, or you may wish to modify them and create your own together with the minister performing your ceremony.

Sample Giving Away of the Bride #1

Who gives this woman to be married to this man?
(Choose one of these replies.)
• "I do"
• "Her mother and I do"
• Or, in unison, "We do"

Sample Giving Away of the Bride #2

Who presents this woman and this man to be married to each other?
• Both sets of parents answer in unison, "I do" or "We do."

Sample Giving Away of the Bride #3

Doubly blessed is the couple which comes to the marriage altar with the approval and blessings of their families and friends. Who has the honor of presenting this woman to be married to this man?
• (Choose the appropriate reply of your preference.)

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