Renewal of Marriage Vows ceremonies are for a couple who
wish to reaffirm the commitment they made to each other in Marriage – and to re
affirm their bond as a couple.
Couples choose to reaffirm their marriage vows do so for
many different reasons
Often to celebrate a‘ milestone’ anniversary - To share and
enjoy the event with their children, (and perhaps grandchildren) family and
friends, reiterating their continued love and commitment to each other.
Important anniversaries (tenth, twenty-fifth, fiftieth) are
often chosen for reaffirmation of vows, but reaffirmation can also be a rite of
passage into a new period of your marriage.
Because every marriage is unique, there is no one right or best time for
reaffirming your vows - you know when it is the right time for you.
Perhaps your original ceremony was rushed for legal or
convenience reasons, or maybe you've been through a particularly difficult time
and a reaffirmation ceremony can be an act of hope and renewal – a new
Maybe you were married overseas and were away from family
and friends? This can be a wonderful way of including all those who couldn’t be
at your wedding and letting them share in your happy occasion.
Reaffirmation ceremonies are arranged in a similar fashion
to a wedding, however there are no legal requirements, as there is no actual
Marriage, and so considerable time can be spent with the couples discussing the
content of the ceremony and how you would like it to be presented.
You may wish to repeat the vows shared on your wedding day,
or create new ones - the choice is yours and it would be my pleasure to assist
you in this. It is a delightful ceremony to share with family and friends.