Premarital Counseling

 

Marriage is the most blessed and intimate relationship on Earth.  Marriage defines us, cultivates growth, sharing and bonding to one another in many, many ways.  Being prepared for the blessed marital union that God has created is one of the most important steps anyone can take.  Marriage calls for looking for ways to covet each other and commit to a lifetime of joys and sorrows…together.

Christian premarital counseling is taking a Christian worldview and partnering with Jesus in your marriage by understanding:

  • Lifestyle Expectations
  • Friends and Interests
  • Personality Match
  • Personal Issues
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Religion and Values
  • Parenting Issues
  • Extended Family Issues
  • Sexuality Issues
  • Financial Issues
  • Readiness Issues
  • Marriage Covenant
  • Family of Origin
  • Dual Careers
  • Commitment

Couples desiring to be married should consider the following:

  • Contact the pastor whom they wish to marry them and start premarital counseling at least 6 months before your wedding date.
  • Once the pastor agrees to perform your wedding on the desired date, an assignment for premarital counseling should be made by the officiating pastor.
  • Be sure that your wedding date and location are assigned and scheduled on the church’s calendar.
  • Contact us at 317-474-6448 x101 to speak with our Clinical Director to contact a therapist regarding your premarital care.
  • Set up 4-6 sessions scheduled over the 6 month period prior to the wedding date with the attending therapist.

What The Bible Says About Marriage:

“…A man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.”(Genesis 2:24)

“So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let no man separate.”(Mark 10:8-9)

“In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife, loves himself….Each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” (Ephesians 5:28, 33)

 

 

Learn more about our Premarital Package Fees and Services


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