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Weddings & Marriage Counseling

Future Husbands and Wives,

Getting married is one of the most important decisions that you will make in your lifetime. Because of the magnitude of this decision, we believe that it is of the utmost importance that a couple be encouraged, fully informed, and instructed in God’s design for marriage.

For this reason, pre-marriage discipleship is a requirement for those who want a Calvary Chapel Clayton pastor to perform their marriage ceremony. Please note, however, that filling out an application and fulfilling the pre-marriage discipleship requirement is not a guarantee that the pastors of Calvary Chapel Clayton will be able to perform your wedding ceremony. If you desire one of our pastors to perform the service, you must clear this date with him personally.

We have found that pre-marriage discipleship is an invaluable tool that encourages the couple to discuss all aspects of the marriage relationship before saying, "I do." Our pre-marriage discipleship is six sessions long. These sessions involve meeting with a pastor to discuss several areas that will affect your marriage.

These six sessions include:
1. God's Intent for Your Marriage
2. Love and Covenant
3. Roles and Responsibilities
4. Communication
5. Forgiveness
6. Resolving Conflict

We encourage couples to finish all six sessions at least 2-3 months before their wedding date. The six sessions can take about six months to complete.

It is our desire to encourage you and instruct you from a foundation of God’s Word and His design for the marriage relationship. We are committed to building relationships and marriages that not only last a lifetime but thrive and are healthy as well. We believe that building strong marriages can impact families and strengthen the Lord’s church. May the Lord bless you as you seek Him regarding your future marriage.

To get started, please fill out the Marriage Application by clicking the button below.

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