The Marriage Preparation Process at Living Word


Congratulations on your upcoming marriage!  There is great investment that goes into planning a wedding and we are honored to help you in this process. If you are looking for a pastor to officiate your wedding or are wanting to invest in developing a strong foundation for marriage through premarital mentoring, we would love to help you walk through these next steps.

We request that you are a regular attendee of Living Word and that your wedding date be at least 4 months from the date of your registration. We will try to accommodate your wedding date, timeline, and requests pending the availability of our pastors. The suggested honorarium for the officiating pastor is $400.

If you are ready to take the next step, please click the button below and complete the questionnaire and we will follow up with you. Please note that we would like both you and your fiance(e) to individually complete the form. Your responses will help us tailor our premarital counseling to best fit your needs. 

Lisa Long

Our Process:

1. Fill out the Wedding Consultation form 

Each person must fill out a separate form. After both forms are received, you will be scheduled for an initial consultation.

2. Come in for an initial wedding consultation 

Attend this consultation to discuss Living Word’s marriage requirements. Upon completing premarital counseling , if you have requested a Living Word pastor to officiate, you will schedule a follow-up meeting with that pastor.

3. Attend premarital counseling at The Counseling Center

The Counseling Center at Living Word offers a reduced fee of $50 per session with a maximum of 5 sessions . In addition, the  Center asks that you complete the Prepare/Enrich Assessment at the cost of $35 per couple.

 Contact the Counseling Center at 717.893.2336 to begin the process.