christian marriage cermonies

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  • Christian marriage ceremonies
    • gift from God, god's plan for creation
      • 'what God has joined let no men seperate'
        • parts of a ceremony
          • vows
            • as a promise to the partner and to God
            • 'for better, for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health for as long as you both shall live'
          • hymns
            • to welcome everyone to God's house
          • rings
            • to symbolise eternity
    • Roman Catholics
      • Marriage is a sacrament
        • (an outward sign of an inward change) that cannot be broken
        • RC services have Eucharist
    • Anglicans/CofE
      • believe Marriage is a covenant
        • (a legal promise that can be broken, but that shouldn't)
    • 'do not commit adultery'


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