Marriage

We're Engaged. What's Next?

A Godly marriage involves the purposeful effort of two people moving toward a healthy union with each other and with Christ. We encourage pre-engaged and engaged couples to enter into relationships that include both individual and couple-focused reflection and growth. Pre-marital counseling can also help equip future husbands and wives to build thriving marriages that reflect God’s goodness.


PRE-MARRIAGE FAQs:

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Yes, Faithbridge does rent our facilities for weddings. Because we are a church first, we have some limitations and requirements that limit the use of our facilities for wedding events. For example, we don’t typically do weddings on a Saturday evening because the worship centers are set up with 1,000 chairs for Sunday morning service. If you want to have a wedding at Faithbridge, we can talk through the benefits and challenges. There is a fee to rent the facility.
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Faithbridge just completed a new chapel in 2021 with a private entrance suitable for weddings. Details, rates, and availability coming soon.
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Many couples choose a wedding venue for their wedding, which includes the wedding ceremony and reception at the same place. More than 90% of our couples choose a venue that specializes in wedding facilitation.
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Absolutely. If you choose a Faithbridge staff member to officiate, we are willing to serve you at the church or a venue of your choice.
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We recommend legalizing your ceremony here in the states for a number of reasons, prior to departing and celebrating your ceremony in another country.
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We don't currently have any availability for in-house pre-marriage counseling.

We recommend couples to take a Twogether In Texas certified course. The Healthy Marriage Program in Texas provides voluntary marriage and relationship education skills. This is available to all Texans. Couples who complete pre-marital education through one of the programs or counsellors listed on this website will receive a completion certificate that can be presented to a Texas county clerk for up to $60 off their marriage license fee. Through the Twogether in Texas website you can locate marital, pre-marital and relationship counselors and classes. To learn more about qualifying for marriage education, enter your ZIP code, city or county in the “Search for Marriage Education Services” field and click search. You can find Twogether In Texas certified programs to take online or in person and at different locations around Houston.

We also love the “Merge” course for pre-marriage which is also TwgetherInTexas Certified. You can search on the web for places offering the Merge class near you. Watermark Community Church in Dallas offers a weekend class if you wanted to a fun way to get away and knock this out. More info at watermark.org/ministries/merge.
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Yes! We love marrying couples. We will be happy to officiate your ceremony if that’s something you need. The suggested officiating fee includes a personalized wedding ceremony written for you, attending the rehearsal, and processing your marriage license after the wedding. The officiating fee is $300 for Faithbridgers, and $350 for non-Faithbridgers. Call the church at (281) 320-7588, if you are interested in someone from Faithbridge officiating your ceremony.

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Jesus designed His Church to be a place of genuine love, help, and ultimate healing. We want you to know we are here for you in a variety of ways, including providing a pastor or care ministry staff for you to talk to when you need it.

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