Declaration Of Marriage In The Church
God created man and woman and from the beginning he intended that as they be married so that man would not be alone and they were interdependent. Since God gave us the model for marriage then it makes sense that He knows what is best to build a happy marriage.
Because we are committed to building a strong marriage, we want to share these policies and buildings. Understand our purpose in doing so is not to condemn or reject anyone, to comply what God 's biblical principles for marriage.
Declaration of Faith
Couples who wish to be married at this church must have a personal …show more content…
Once a couple has entered into the premarital preparation, they will agree to remain celibate and NOT live together at any time prior to the wedding. The pastor will not perform the ceremony if the couple is living at the same address or not remaining celibate.
"It is God 's will that you should be sanctified ; that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know God; for God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, he who rejects this instruction does not reject man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 4:3-5; 7-8"
We recognize God’s intent for marriages to reflect the relationship between Christ and His Church, Ephesians 5:21-23
Divorce and Remarriage
After any divorce there will be a time for possible reconciliation and no remarriage will be perform for at least a year after the divorce has been