(Excludes the children; see family blessing for the inclusion of children.)
Blessed are You, Lord our God,
Maker of Heaven and earth:
You show Your love for young people
through the love, example, and prayer of their parents.
Have mercy on this (these) mother(s) and father(s),
bless + them with Your joy and peace,
deepen their love for each other,
and help them to raise their children in Your love.
Blessed are You, heavenly Father,
now and always and for ever.