Our premarital process is designed to help engaged couples build Christ-centered marriages. We value a foundation that includes the following:
There is no shortcut to building intimacy, trust and communication. Because it does take time to plan a wedding and prepare for marriage, we ask that you contact us for an initial appointment as soon as possible (we ask for at least a 5-6 month time frame to complete the full premarital program).
Please contact Mindy Layman to schedule an initial meeting with the Premarital Assistant Pastor. At this appointment, a plan will be created to participate in the full premarital program, which includes:
For more information about getting married at Vineyard Columbus, contact Mindy Layman, 614.259.5365.
How2Become1 is a 6-week series of premarital classes open to all committed dating and engaged couples in our community, regardless of membership or participation in our premarital program. These classes will help determine marital readiness, as well as provide valuable tools for building a lasting, Christ-centered marriage. Two additional weeks of class are available for couples who will be creating a stepfamily.
This is the highlight of our premarital program, where an engaged couple is matched with a Coach Couple, who will help and encourage them to live out attributes that lead to a vibrant marriage. A premarital couple will learn the following through coaching:
You will meet with your coach couple 4-6 sessions during your time with them. Each session is approximately two hours in length. You can count on receiving support and encouragement from your coach couple as you prepare for marriage.