Marriage & Wedding

Marriage Prep

This is a six-week course that teaches marriage principles for couples getting married for the first time. We discuss key topics such as communication, conflict resolution, sex, money, and faith. Marriage Prep is led by a couple that share fresh insights and use a highly interactive approach.

Couples being married through Ada Bible will also take an online Prepare-Enrich assessment. This tool is completed online and identifies a couple’s strength and growth areas. Marriage Prep is required for those who want to be married at Ada Bible Church or by one of our pastors. The fee is $40 per couple and covers costs for testing and materials. Please contact marriages@adabible.org or call 622.3175 if you are interested in attending this course.

Marriage Prep – Remarriage

This is a six-week course designed for couples that are thinking about remarrying. It will explore such issues as finances, parenting issues, and relationship dynamics. Remarriage is a requirement for all couples who want to be married at Ada Bible Church or by a pastor of Ada Bible. Couples that are thinking about remarrying also need to see a professional counselor for a minimum of eight sessions, in addition to taking part in the course.

All couples in this course will also take an online assessment. Once completed by each individual, the couple will meet with a trained debriefing couple to go over the results of the assessment. This tool is completed online and identifies a couple’s strength and growth areas. The fee is $40 per couple and covers costs for testing and materials. Contact marriages@adabible.org or call 622.3175 if you are interested in attending this course.

Marriage Refresh

Marriage Refresh is a six-week course for those who desire to build into their marriage and is designed to help couples re-connect. The topics addressed include communication, conflict resolution, and intimacy. There is no cost to this course and it is offered several times throughout the year. Please contact marriages@adabible.org or call 622.3175 for more information.

Respectfully Yours

Respectfully Yours is an 8 week course for women who want to understand their special role as a wife, through scripture, practical ideas and biblical application. This course will be offered at different times throughout the year and costs $10, which covers the cost of the course materials. Please contact marriages@adabible.org or call 622.3175 for more information or directions on how to register.

Weddings

We love when couples decide to get married at Ada Bible.  Many of our attenders have had their weddings in The Chapel at Cascade, or at our Kentwood or Knapp Street Campus.  We have event planners who will work closely with you to help create a memorable and beautiful wedding day.

Requirements
In order to be married at Ada Bible, we require either the bride or the groom be a member or a regular attendee for one year, from the date your wedding application is submitted. Your application must be submitted no less than 6 months and no more than 12 months from the desired date of your wedding. This helps us ensure each couple has adequate time to go through the application and approval process. Couples being married for the first time also attend Marriage Prep though Ada Bible or a similar approved premarital course. In the case of second marriages, couples need to see a professional counselor for a minimum of eight sessions.

Cost
The cost for a wedding at Ada Bible Church is $600 for non-members and $400 if you are member of Ada Bible Church. If you would like a reception at Ada Bible as well, there is an additional $600 fee for non-members and $400 for members. Due to our Saturday night services, 11 am is the latest start time for a Saturday wedding at our Kentwood or Knapp Street Campuses, and 1:30 pm is the latest start time at our Cascade Campus. Additionally, we are unable to host a Saturday night reception at any of our campuses. There are no December wedding dates available at any of our campuses.

If you wish to have your wedding at Ada Bible Church, contact weddings@adabible.org or call 622.3175 to request a copy of our Guiding Principles for Weddings and a Wedding Application form.

 

 

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