Dale Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org) is chaplain of Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. He prepared this prayer for the wedding of two Calvin Seminary students.
Articles by this author:
Heavenly Father, our Creator and Redeemer, we bless you and praise your name.
From the very beginning you made male and female, and longed for men and women to find love and to create new life together in marriage. Marriage, at its best, wonderfully helps us see your love for us and our faithful love for each other.
You have blessed the relationship of your children [name] and [name], and have so joined them together that they might mirror the union of Christ with his Church.