Most couples spend more time preparing for their wedding than they do for marriage!
Individual meetings with an assigned “Mentor Couple.” Individual sessions with a minister/licensed Professional Counselor Weekly workbook assignments Please note: We believe that marriage is a permanent, life-long relationship between a man and woman as defined in scripture and therefore, we will only officiate, host or endorse a marriage union between one man and one woman as instituted by God.
By recruiting and training mature couples who are in growing relationships to work with engaged and newlywed couples, churches can provide outstanding support for those in the early, formative stages of their relationships.
Your engagement is also a great time to take Natural Family Planning (NFP) classes to learn more about the beautiful gift of fertility and prepare to live a marriage that is open to life and to God’s plan for your family.
For couples who are currently civilly married outside of the Church and would like their marriage to be recognized by the Catholic Church, please see Convalidation: Bringing Your Marriage Into The Church.
If you wish to be married at Prestoncrest, or to ask one of Prestoncrest’s ministers or elders to perform your wedding, this course must be completed before your wedding date!
A well-trained and resourced team of couples serving as marriage mentors can greatly expand and enhance your marriage ministry.