Offering couples space to think and to plan
- Contact with the vicar is a really important thing for couples – because the vicar will be doing the service, they want to get to know him or her as they plan the wedding, so lead or at least be present at events which prepare couples for their marriage.
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- The unique vows of a church wedding are profoundly attractive to couples and are one of the key reasons they seek a church wedding.
- Ideally, couples would like a single session where they can take time to think about these vows.
- According to research, the word ‘marriage preparation’ is a phrase disliked by couples and clergy alike. The resource card (pictured above) invites a couple to spend time with the vicar and talk things through in a relaxed and friendly environment.