Wedding Ceremony Scripts

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Whether you’re planning your own wedding or preparing to officiate one, you might be wondering: what goes into a wedding ceremony script? Should it be long or short? What part should you say, and when?

These are essential questions, and the ULC is here to answer them. As the internet’s largest nondenominational church we’ve helped millions of people get ordained to perform wedding ceremonies, and we want to help you next!

Please allow the resources on this page to guide you in how to create the best wedding officiant script for your upcoming ceremony. Not yet ordained? Become a minister online instantly!

Below, you'll find our innovative wedding script generator tool – which can create helpful wedding script templates, as well as generate custom ceremonies. And don’t forget to check out our extensive collection of sample wedding ceremony scripts, available to download for free!

When the officiant works together with the couple on their selected script to customize it to align with everyone’s hopes and expectations, you are practically guaranteed to craft a ceremony that will stay with everyone for years to come.

Finally, if you are a couple searching for a minister who can perform your dream wedding ceremony, feel free to use our Find a Minister tool to search for a ULC minister near you who could be a good fit!

Wedding Script Generator

As you come to understand what you want in a wedding script, consider letting us do the heavy lifting for you with our advanced Wedding Script Generator. This helpful tool will allow you to plug in specific information about the couple and their preferences to craft a wedding minister script that is perfectly catered to meet the moment. Click the image below to try it now!

Once you input your preferences, our system will generate a completely unique wedding script within moments. Download it to your device, print it out, and practice it. You'll be delivering an amazing wedding officiant speech in no time!

One important note to keep in mind as you write your wedding ceremony script: to ensure the ceremony is legally-binding, your script must include certain legal language. Play around with the format as much as you like, but be sure not to remove that content!

Wedding Scripts

The ULC team has been supporting wedding officiants (and performing weddings ourselves) for decades now. In that time, we’ve come to understand what can turn a good wedding script into a great one. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a library of sample wedding scripts spanning a wide variety of ceremony types. These carefully-crafted officiant wedding script templates should provide a helpful example of how you might structure a ceremony for each theme.

As you browse the collection of sample scripts below, don't hesitate to borrow any sections that stand out. You can even print off an entire script for free and use it as-is! We're confident these tools will help you in helping craft the perfect wedding ceremony script, and best of luck!