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Premarital Classes

What Premarital is not:

  • Just another thing we have to do just to get a pastor to marry us
  • To make our parents or fiance happy
  • Just another box to check off: flowers, DJ, premarital, its the most important box to check off

What is Premarital?

It is by far the most important part of your entire wedding/marriage planning process. Just think, if you lay a solid biblical foundation and gather the necessary tools to assemble a great marriage through premarital counseling, but your DJ plays the wrong song, half your flowers are dead and the cake is chocolate instead of lemon, it will have little, if any bearing on the outcome of your marriage.  But on the other side if you don't lay that solid biblical foundation, and have the most spectacular wedding, statistics show, there very well may be challenges. 

The moral of the story - Premarital coaching matters!!  It's what matters the most!

 Remember, a marriage is for a lifetime - far more important than the wedding day.

  • It is what builds the foundation of your marriage.
  • It teaches you how to build strength in areas that usually destroy marriages.
  • It develops your communication skills.
  • It assists you with the right skills to get your sex life off to a great start.
  • It is the most important part of the wedding planning process.
  • It establishes if your God is the center of your marital plans, as well as if he is how long your engagement should be and assists you in setting your wedding date.
  • It accesses where you and your spouse are spiritually and where you need to be.

Marital success is not based on how beautiful the flowers are, the wedding dress, or even the rings. It's determined most often by how much effort was put into developing the right tools to assemble, adjust and maintain a lifelong marriage according to the word of God.

 We strongly recommend you enroll in premarital before you get engaged or set a date!  However if  you are already engaged, and have set a date, the next suggestion is to enroll in premarital classes at least 6 months before your wedding date!

Class Information:

  • Now accepting registration for 2016 classes HERE Q2 classes are currently in session.  Next session of classes will begin in July 2016
  • These classes are mandatory if you wish to have a Rock Pastor officiate your ceremony. Classes fill up quickly, so please send in your application as soon as possible.
  • The classes are offered quarterly
  • Each class is 7-8 weeks long and will meet once a week for two hours each session
  • Attendance is mandatory
  • Classes are taught by our Marriage Coach Couples who volunteer their time
  • Classes are open to all couples who are considering marriage and engaged couples who are seeking to have a biblically based marriage
  • Classes are filled on a first-come, first registered basis, thus advanced enrollment is needed (spots fill up months in advance, so register today)  When you complete the application, make sure you are together, as there are two separate sections to be filled out by each of you
  • It is strongly recommended your wedding date doesnt fall within 3 months after the end date of the class;
  • There will be a $100 enrollment fee for the class and due upon receipt of application.  Make your online payment HERE.
  • Course material - To be determined.  Most of our course curriculum is available at the Rockpile Resource Center and will cost between $30-$70/per couples

For more information contact us at [email protected] 


June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
June 12, 2016  2:15 PM
Point Loma Campus
June 12, 2016  2:15 PM
Point Loma Campus
July 8, 2016  6:30 PM
Point Loma Campus
July 17, 2016 
Point Loma Campus
July 1, 2016  6:00 PM
East County Campus