Renewal of Marriage Vows: Renewal Ceremony #2

Blessings and welcome. We are gathered her today in the beautiful place to celebrate the re-uniting of (GROOM)______________ and (BRIDE)___________________ in the enduring bonds of marriage. Let this be a day of gladness, thanksgiving, and good fortune for GROOM and BRIDE, who are here to renew and celebrate their love. Just as spring blossoms anew after a harsh winter, so must spouses renew their love for each other in their daily lives.

Today marks the _____ anniversary of your marriage and today you renew your vows and love as husband and wife. Today begins the new spring of this year's love. So may it be renewed each day in your hearts.

Renewal of Wedding Vows

(GROOM)_______________ and (BRIDE)_______________, when you first joined hands and hearts (___) years ago, you did not know where life would take you. You promised to love, honor and cherish one another through all things. Life has surely brought you both wonderful blessings and difficult tribulations. Therefore, you have fulfilled your promise.

With this understanding, do you (GROOM)_______________________, continue to take (BRIDE)______________________ as your beloved wife? (I do)

Will you continue to be a tender, faithful husband? Will you continue to love and cherish her, in sickness and in health, for richer for poorer, for better for worse, and keep yourself only unto her? (I will)

With this understanding, do you (BRIDE)________________________, continue to take (GROOM)_____________________ as your beloved husband? (I do)

Will you continue to be a tender, faithful wife? Will you continue to love and cherish him, in sickness and in health, for richer for poorer, for better for worse, and keep yourself only unto him. (I will)

Re-Dedication of Wedding Rings

The wedding ring is the outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual bond, which unites two loyal hearts in endless love. These circles are designed without an ending, so they speak of eternity. May the incorruptible substance of these rings represent a love glowing with increasing luster through the years and may all good and holy beings upon this Earth bless these rings which you give to each other as the sign of your love, trust, faithfulness, respect and devotion.

(GROOM)___________________, please place the ring on (BRIDE)_________________________'s left hand and repeat after me:

With this ring, I continue my promise to you that I will be your faithful partner in life.

(BRIDE)______________________, please place the ring on (GROOM)____________________________'s left hand and repeat after me:

With this ring, I continue my promise to you that I will be your faithful partner in life.

Benediction

(GROOM)___________________ and (BRIDE)______________________, May you always remain sweethearts, helpmates and friends. May your life together be full of kindness and understanding, thoughtfulness and rejoicing. May the years bring you happiness and contentment. May you enter into each other's sorrow by sympathy, Into each other's joy with gladness, Into each other's hope with faith and trust, Into each other's needs with the sure presence of love, Into each other's lives with enthusiasm and embracing.

Pronouncement as Husband and Wife

(GROOM)____________________ and (BRIDE)_______________________, I now pronounce that you have today reaffirmed your life’s commitment to one another. Go forth in love and friendship for the rest of the days of your lives. You may seal your vows, and confirm your continued commitment and love for each other, with a kiss.

Ladies and gentlemen, it is my honor to present to you, once again as husband and wife, (GROOM)________________ and (BRIDE)____________________________.