We are pleased that you desire to be married in a service of Christian worship at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Our staff considers it an honor to share this important event in your lives. We will assist you in two areas; premarital counseling and wedding ceremony planning.
Our Lord taught that marriage fulfills the principles of selfless love and harmony that existed before Adam and Eve fell into sin. At the beginning of time, our Creator made us male and female. “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.”
God wills that you become one flesh for life without exception! For this reason, the Pastors at Our Redeemer have always placed their emphasis on Biblical counseling that precedes your ceremony. Counseling sessions will help you build your future upon the solid foundation of the Word of God. Please call the church office to arrange the appointments for your counseling sessions.
In addition to providing Christian marriage counseling, we will help you plan a meaningful wedding ceremony. We will provide you with a Wedding Booklet which contains the church’s policies and guidelines to assist you. All arrangements should be formalized through the church office well in advance of your big day.
In is our hope and prayer that your marriage keeps Jesus at the center of your life together!
All couples will be required to take the Prepare/Enrich Assessment. PREPARE is an instrument used to help couples prepare for marriage. This instrument identifies the areas where each couple needs to focus on and improve their communication skills. After the assessment is complete, the Pastor will meet again with the couple in several counseling sessions and provide feedback and recommendations to support a lifelong, joyful marriage that glorifies God.