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marriage preparation

building God-centered marriages

basic requirements


Premarital Counseling will focus on building a marriage that will be successful and fruitful according to God’s plan for marriage. These sessions involve going through a workbook to discuss Biblical truths for marriage in an understandable and practical style. 


Please begin this process at least four months prior to your proposed wedding date. This will allow you to complete the preparation materials and participate in the required Premarital Counseling. These counseling sessions may raise issues that will require time to process and work through to a healthy resolution. 


To be considered a member of the North Jersey Vineyard, you must have completed The Growth Track and signed the membership agreement. 

Church Member(s): $350 suggested donation

Non-Member(s): $500 on-or off-site

Included in the On-Site Wedding fee: Church Facility, Officiating Pastor, Premarital Counseling, and Custodial Service.

Included in the Off-Site Wedding fee: Officiating Pastor and Premarital Counseling. 

Additional Off-Site Wedding fees: travel and lodging


Musicians: $50 per person minimum (if using a Vineyard Church musician). 

All usage fees (and nursery when applicable) are payable to North Jersey Vineyard Church and are due two weeks prior to the wedding date. Please note on the memo portion of the check: for: (bride’s name). 

All other fees are to be paid directly to the individuals involved (pastor, worship leader, musicians) at the rehearsal.