Hands Ceremony

The Hands Ceremony explains the importance of holding hands during the marriage vows.

Hands Ceremony 1

Please join hands and face each other.

I asked you to join hands as a symbol of the union you are making here today.

Think about the hands that you are holding.

They are the hands of your best friend, the person who will be there by your side throughout your life together.

They are the hands that will give you strength when you need it most.

They are the hands that will hold you when you need love and tenderness.

They are the hands that will wipe the tears from your eyes, tears of sadness, but tears of happiness and laughter, too.

They are the hands that years from now will still be holding yours.

Hands Ceremony 2

Please join hands and face each other.

The hands you are holding are the hands that will work next to yours as you build a strong future.

The hands you are holding are the hands that will bring you comfort when you most need it.

The hands you are holding are the hands that will brush away the tears, tears of sorrow and tears of joy and laughter.

The hands you are holding are the hands that will give you strength when you feel weak.

The hands you are holding are the hands that will always be reaching for yours.