(Complimentary Keepsake Marriage Certificate with Vow Renewal Ceremony )
Words of Greeting
Officiate: We are gathered here today together on this special occasion to recognize and renew the marriage vows that _____ and _____ have originally taken ____ years ago. We join in support of you as you continue your journey as husband and wife celebrating joy, love, and expectations.
Please join hands.
Words to the Couple
Officiate: You have shared the blessings and the challenges of married life. Today you wish to reconfirm your commitment to working together to make your marriage grow and blossom in years to come. May this ceremony remind you that despite the stresses in life, your love, respect, trust, and understanding of each other will continue to increase and heighten your joy in living. Let your love be stronger than your anger. Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend than to break. Remember that true friendship is the basis for any lasting relationship. And… say “I love you” every day.
Declaration of Intent
Husband: _____, Do you offer your hand and your heart to _____ as your partner, your lover, and your lifetime companion?
Husband Responds: I do
Wife: _____, Do you offer your hand and your heart to _____ as your partner, your lover, and your lifetime companion?
Wife Responds: I do
Renewal of Vows
Officiate: says to the husband repeat after me
I, _____, take you, _____, to be my wife. And I promise to continue being your loving and faithful husband, in plenty and in want, in joy and in sorrow, in sickness and in health, for as long as we both shall live.
Officiate: says to the wife repeat after me
I, _____, take you _____, to be my husband. And I promise to continue being your loving and faithful wife, in plenty and in want, in joy and in sorrow, in sickness and in health, for as long as we both shall live.
Presentation of the Rings
Wedding rings are symbols of the never ending love that you have promised to each other. ____ years ago you vowed to be joined as husband and wife. Today you will continue with the promise of marriage by exchanging new rings symbolizing your future continuing commitment together. At this time _____ and _____ will replace their 1st rings with new ones to symbolize unending love.
Take it, place it on her (his) finger and repeat after me.
“I give you this ring to wear as a sign of my promise to continue to love and respect you.”
Today you have symbolized the renewal of your marriage union by joining of hands, renewing your promises and by exchanging your wedding rings. May the vows that joined you, continue to bind you as husband and wife. By the authority of love itself, I do affirm that you have expressed your desire to continue your journey as husband and wife
Please celebrate this renewal with a kiss!
________, you may kiss the bride, your wife!
Ladies and gentlemen, it is my honor to present to you, once again as husband and wife, Mr. and Mrs. ________!