A vow renewal is a wonderful and fabulous (and super-fun) way to reaffirm your love and devotion for your partner, and vice versa. Since it is not a wedding ceremony, you may wonder how the heck you should word the event program.
Don’t fret – it does not have to be complicated at all. In fact, it can be as simple or as intricate as you want depending on the nature of the ceremony and how big and bad you want it to be.
Take a moment to figure out the procession of, well, everything with your partner and make a list. From that you can easily figure out what to put in the program. In case you need more help (and we all do sometimes), use our handy guide to make the vow renewal process as seamless and streamlined as possible. After all, this is a celebration of your years together – why not enjoy it?
What Is The Best Way To Word My Vow Renewal Program?
Do not worry about being too formal or too casual – this is your vow renewal, so do whatever you want!
Your renewal can be similar to a real live wedding, or simply a gathering of your closest friends and family while you say a few words to each other before dancing the night away.
Here’s the normal order of things to help you out:
- Processional: Also known as the part where you and your spouse walk down that storied aisle. If you have kiddos, feel free to include them if you want… and if they want! They may simply be happy to watch you say your vows to each other and get all misty-eyed in the process.
- Greeting: The officiant welcomes everyone to the renewal before diving into the ceremony. This a lovely part of the ceremony most people opt to keep no matter how untraditional the rest of the event is.
Exchange Of Vows: The part where you and your spouse declare your undying love for each other in front of your family and friends once again. This is obviously the biggest part of the event and the most emotional part as well. Many couples opt to write their own vows or do a version of their original vows with a few key updates. Remember, do