Vow Renewal Ceremony Samples

Vow Renewal Sample #1

(optional) Music Begins;  couple walks down aisle to front

Processional

Aloha and welcome , honored guests, family and friends, to a very  special Renewal of Vows Ceremony for ___and ___.  

 __ and __, in all that you have thus far experienced in marriage together for the past __years , you have “stayed the course” for a lasting love.  You have chosen to remain united in marriage, desiring to renew this union with a greater, deeper, matured level of commitment to each other.  

Therefore, you stand once more, before God and these witnesses, so that we may once again hear the truth of your hearts concerning this union.

Good relationships never stop growing. Like fine wine, they get better with age when kept safe and secure.  This renewal is to help keep this marriage safe and secure.

No marriage is perfect. As you continue in this union, you already know that it will continue to take hard work and a lot of love, to keep your relationship an ongoing success.

I know the words that you speak today, come with heartfelt sincerity, respect and expectation towards the future golden years that you reaffirm in the promises and vows you are about to exchange.

Lei Exchange (optional)
Personal Words of Love
(optional: provided by couple)

Exchange of Vows

___ and ___, at this time, please face each other and take each other’s hands.

___, please repeat these words:

“I ___, pursue and take you ___, to CONTINUE in a RENEWED and GREATER way, to be my wedded wife; to love you, to be honest with you, to trust you and respect you, to promise to strengthen you and to forgive you, to care for you, to share your dreams and to remain faithful to you through the best and worst of what is to come as long as we shall live.

___, please repeat these words:

“I ___, pursue and take you, ___, to CONTINUE in a RENEWED and GREATER way, to be my wedded husband; to love you, to be honest with you, to trust you and respect you, to promise to strengthen you and to forgive you, to care for you, to share your dreams and to remain faithful to you through the best and worst of what is to come as long as we shall live.

Exchange of Rings (Note:  Pastor Luna recommends couple does ring exchange)

May I have the rings, please?
These Wedding rings are alive and have been active for the past __ years, representing  an outward and visible sign of an inward spiritual grace and the unbroken circle of love, signifying to all the union of this man and this woman in their marriage.  Today __ and __are renewing the strength of their love, their words of promise and their commitment to their marriage.

___, place ___’s, ring on her finger and repeat these words after me:

I, ___, before God and these witnesses, renew the strength of my union with you, ___, as my Wife;  I give you my life and my heart; as your comforting shelter, closest friend, closest companion, your faithful hero, trusted confident, and cheerleader for your continued success and happiness. As you wear this ring, know that you are greatly appreciated, valued and loved.  I am honored and blessed to know you as my wife.  I thank God for you and I thank you for sharing life’s journey together with me.

___, place the ring on ___’s finger and repeat these words after me:

I, ___, before God and these witnesses, renew the strength of my union with you, ___, as my husband;  I give you my life and my heart; as your comforting shelter, closest friend, closest companion, your faithful heroine, trusted confident, and cheerleader for your continued success and happiness. As you wear this ring, know that you are greatly appreciated, valued and loved.  I am honored and blessed to know you as my husband.  I thank God for you and I thank you for sharing life’s journey together with me.                                                                                

Charge to the Couple

Happiness in marriage is not something that just happens. A good marriage must be created. In the art of marriage the little things are the big things.
• It is never being too old to hold hands.
• It is remembering to say, I love you" often.
• It is not taking the other for granted. . . for what you take for granted, disappears.
• It is not expecting the husband to wear a halo or the wife to have the wings of an angel.
• It is not looking for perfection in each other. It is cultivating flexibility, patience, understanding and a sense of humor.
• It is having the capacity to forgive and not bring it up later.
• It is giving each other an atmosphere in which each partner can grow.
• It is a common search for the good and the beautiful in each other.
It is not only marrying the right partner, it is BEING the right partner.

Prayer                                                                    
Heavenly Father, your Word says, “those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles;  they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
May you bless the renewed vows of ___ and ___.  May their hope and faith in You, renew their strength so their marriage and their lives soar like eagles, may they run with  new strength and vigor in their lives and marriage;  and may they walk together each day with your love always supporting their love for each other.  Your wisdom guiding their wisdom and Your goodness and mercy following them all the days of their lives.
In Christ Jesus Name, I pray, Amen.

Pronunciation of Renewed Vows

I now pronounce the marriage relationship and vows
of ___ and ___ _____,

RENEWED and better than ever.

___, you may kiss your bride.

Ladies and Gentlemen, help me to congratulate

Mr. And Mrs. ___ and ___ _____ !

Vow Renewal at Secret Beach, Ko’Olina, Oahu

Vow Renewal in Hawaii

Vow Renewal Sample #2

Conch Shell blowing (optional)
(optional) Music Begins; couple walks down aisle to front

Processional

Aloha kakou apau , honored guests, family and friends. Welcome to a very special Renewal of Vows Ceremony for ___and ___. We have come to both witness, participate in and celebrate this RE-NEWAL of love and commitment in marriage.

Reading of How Couple first met

___ and ___ have now shared their lives together for the past ___ years. In fact, this year marks their ___ anniversary during which they have shared the good and the bad, the happy moments and the sad, the funny times and the serious times, the public times and the intimate times, the momentous times and the daily routine times together. They have stayed the course and promises that they made ___ years ago and have discovered what real love is, in a marriage.

___ and ___ in Hawaii, we describe a very close tender bond of love, Pili Aloha.  In all that you have thus far experienced in marriage together, you have chosen to remain united in marriage and desire to renew that union of Pili Aloha with a greater, deeper, matured level of commitment to and love for one another.

I know the words that you speak today, come with heartfelt sincerity, respect and expectation towards the future golden years that you reaffirm in the promises and vows you are about to exchange.

Personal Vows

(optional: provided by couple)

Lei Exchange (optional)
-Hawaiian cultural meaning shared by minister; love, honor respect and acceptance

Sand Ceremony (optional)
- minister shares Five Points on the joining of two lives, hearts, families, groups of friends, and those who love and support this union.

Exchange of Vows

___ and ___, at this time, please face each other and take each other’s hands.

___, please repeat these words:

“I ___, pursue and take you ___, to CONTINUE in a RENEWED and GREATER way, to be my wedded wife; to love you, to be honest with you, to trust you and respect you, to promise to strengthen you and to forgive you, to care for you, to share your dreams and to remain faithful to you through the best and worst of what is to come as long as we shall live.

___, please repeat these words:

“I ___, pursue and take you, ___, to CONTINUE in a RENEWED and GREATER way, to be my wedded husband; to love you, to be honest with you, to trust you and respect you, to promise to strengthen you and to forgive you, to care for you, to share your dreams and to remain faithful to you through the best and worst of what is to come as long as we shall live.

Exchange of Rings

May I have the rings, please?

These Wedding rings are alive and have been active for the past __ years, representing an outward and visible sign of an inward spiritual grace and the unbroken circle of love, signifying to all the union of this man and this woman in their marriage. Today __ and __are renewing the strength of their love, their words of promise and their commitment to their marriage.

___, place ___’s, ring on her finger and repeat these words after me:

I, ___, renew the strength of my union with you, ___, as my Wife; I give you my life and my heart; as your comforting shelter, closest friend, closest companion, your faithful hero, trusted confident, and cheerleader for your continued success and happiness. As you wear this ring, know that you are greatly appreciated, valued and loved. I am honored and blessed to know you as my wife. I thank God for you and I thank you for sharing life’s journey together with me.

___, place the ring on ___’s finger and repeat these words after me:

I, ___, renew the strength of my union with you, ___, as my husband; I give you my life and my heart; as your comforting shelter, closest friend, closest companion, your faithful heroine, trusted confident, and cheerleader for your continued success and happiness. As you wear this ring, know that you are greatly appreciated, valued and loved. I am honored and blessed to know you as my husband. I thank God for you and I thank you for sharing life’s journey together with me.

Prayer

Heavenly Father, your Word says, “those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

May you bless the renewed vows of ___ and ___. May their hope in you, Lord, renew their strength so their marriage and their lives soar like eagles, may they run with new strength and vigor in their lives and marriage; and may they walk together each day with your love always supporting their love for each other.

In Jesus Name, I pray, Amen.

Pronunciation of Renewed Vows

I now pronounce the marriage relationship and vows of ___ and ___ _____,

RENEWED and better than ever. ___, you may kiss your bride.

Ladies and Gentlemen, help me to congratulate Mr. And Mrs. ___ and ___ _____ !

 

Vow Renewal Sample #3

Welcome Couples

E ke Akua Aloha,
ke mea i hana na mea apau.
Ia me ke aloha a meka maluhia. Amene.

Aloha and welcome , honored guests, family and friends, to a very  special Valentines Renewal of Vows Ceremony for these wonderful Kane male (husband) and Wahine male (wife), at ___.

In all that you have thus far experienced in marriage together for the past years , you have “stayed the course” for a lasting love.  You have chosen to remain united in marriage, desiring to renew this union with a greater, deeper, matured level of commitment to each other.  

Therefore, you stand once more, before God/Ke Akua, and these witnesses, so that we may once again hear the truth of your hearts concerning this union.

Good relationships never stop growing. Like fine wine, they get better with age when kept safe and secure.  

This renewal is to help keep this marriage safe and secure.  It is to help remember promises made to each other and to refresh the love that began, with a love that endures, protected and enriched.

No marriage is perfect. As you continue in this union, you already know that it takes hard work and a lot of Pilialoha, to keep your relationship an ongoing success.

I know the words that you speak today, come with heartfelt sincerity, respect and expectation towards the future golden years that you reaffirm in the promises and vows you are about to exchange.

Personal Words of Love
(couple: “Aloha no au ia oe”)

Exchange of Vows

Please face each other and take each other’s hands.

Husbands, please repeat these words:

“I ___, pursue and take you ___, to CONTINUE in a RENEWED and GREATER way, to be my wedded wife; to love you, to be honest with you, to trust you and respect you, to promise to strengthen you and to forgive you, to care for you, to share your dreams and to remain faithful to you through the best and worst of what is to come as long as we shall live.

Wives, please repeat these words:

“I ___, pursue and take you, ___, to CONTINUE in a RENEWED and GREATER way, to be my wedded husband; to love you, to be honest with you, to trust you and respect you, to promise to strengthen you and to forgive you, to care for you, to share your dreams and to remain faithful to you through the best and worst of what is to come as long as we shall live.
                                                                          
Charge to the Couple

Happiness in marriage is not something that just happens. A good marriage must be created. In the art of marriage the little things are the big things.
• It is never being too old to hold hands.
• It is remembering to say, I love you" often.
• It is not taking the other for granted. . . for what you take for granted, disappears.
 • It is not expecting the husband to wear a halo or the wife to have the wings of an angel.
• It is not looking for perfection in each other. It is cultivating flexibility, patience, understanding and a sense of humor.
• It is having the capacity to forgive and not bring it up later.
• It is giving each other an atmosphere in which each partner can grow.
• It is a common search for the good and the beautiful in each other.
It is not only marrying the right partner, it is BEING the right partner.

Prayer                                                                    
Heavenly Father, your Word says, “those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles;  they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

May you bless the renewed vows of ___ and ___.  May their hope and faith in You, renew their strength so their marriage and their lives soar like eagles, may they run with  new strength and vigor in their lives and marriage;  and may they walk together each day with your love always supporting their love for each other.  Your wisdom guiding their wisdom and Your goodness and mercy following them all the days of their lives.
In Christ Jesus Name, I pray, Amen.

Pronunciation of Renewed Vows

I now pronounce the marriage relationship and vows
of these couples,

RENEWED and better than ever.
___, you may kiss your bride & wife.

Ladies and Gentlemen, help me to congratulate our couple.