Where in the common book of prayers are the wedding vows found?

February 24, 2013 | By

Question by ThatClumsyChick: Where in the common book of prayers are the wedding vows found?
These are the ones I'm looking for.

"To have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part."

Or are they not in there?

Best answer:

Answer by surfingurl2004
In my 1928 Book of Common Prayer it's on page 301 :)

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!

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The wedding of Thomas Charles Bair, Jr. and Bishop Geralyn Wolf of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island. The ceremony was held April 21 in the Cathedral of St. John in Providence, RI. Permission for non-commercial use is granted, subject to the terms of the Creative Commons license. Credit "Photo by Scott Gunn."

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  1. *SDA 4 CHRIST* Romans 10:9

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    The Book of Common Prayer is the title of a number of prayer books used by most of the churches in the Anglican Communion, as well as by the Continuing Anglican, “Anglican realignment” and other Anglican churches. The original book, published in 1549 (Church of England 1957), in the reign of Edward VI, was a product of the English Reformation following the break with Rome. Prayer books, unlike books of prayers, contain the words of structured (or liturgical) services of worship. The work of 1549 was the first prayer book to contain the forms of service for daily and Sunday worship in English and to do so within a single volume; it included morning prayer, evening prayer, the Litany, and Holy Communion. The book included the other occasional services in full: the orders for baptism, confirmation, marriage, ‘prayers to be said with the sick’ and a funeral service. It set out in full the Epistle and Gospel readings for the Sunday Communion Service. Set Old Testament and New Testament readings for daily prayer were specified in tabular format as were the set Psalms; and canticles, mostly biblical, that were provided to be sung between the readings (Careless 2003, p. 26).

    The 1549 book was soon succeeded by a reformed revision in 1552 under the same editorial hand, that of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury. It never came into use because, on the death of Edward VI, his half-sister Mary I restored Roman Catholic worship. On her death, a compromise version, largely 1552 with a few amendments from 1549, was published in 1559. Following the tumultuous events leading to and including the English Civil War, another major revision was published in 1662 (Church of England 1662). That edition has remained the official prayer book of the Church of England, although in the 21st century, an alternative book called Common Worship has largely displaced the Book of Common Prayer at the main Sunday worship service of most English parish churches.

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