Marriage Preparation Course - November 2019
The Marriage Preparation Course is designed to help participants to learn and grow through presentations given by professional speakers, small group discussions with trained facilitators, and couple conversations.
All couples are welcome and participation is not limited based gender, age, or previous marital status. Small groups are designed so that couples with shared experience may benefit from conversations with one another. Topics such as step-parenting and blending families will be addressed in small group sessions, where appropriate.
The fee is $190 per couple. This fee includes unlimited access to More Than Friends (an innovative, flexible, web based resource designed to be adaptable to the diverse situations of couples and communities of faith).
Refreshments are provided throughout the two day session; however, lunch is not provided. You will have an hour break to go out or you are invited to bring lunch with you.
The course will run from 6:30 pm-9:30 pm on Friday night and from 9:30am-4:30pm on Saturday. You must attend both days.
Who can attend this course?
The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa welcomes people of any or no denomination to participate in our marriage preparation courses; participation is not limited by gender, age, or previous marital status. Church affiliation is not a requirement to attend this course.
If you are being married in an Anglican church outside of the Diocese of Ottawa, or in another place of worship, please check with the person who is officiating your wedding to ensure that our course meets their requirements.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring a pen and notebook, as well as a travel mug for coffee (if you have one)
Refreshments are provided throughout the two day sessions; however, lunch is not provided. You will have an hour break and are invited to bring a lunch with you, or go to nearby providers.
How much does it cost?
$190 per couple
Couples who register late will be charged $230
Registration Fees include unlimited access to
What's the refund policy?
If you cancel at least two (2) full weeks prior to the start of your course, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel less than two (2) full weeks prior to the start of your course, your registration is non-refundable except in exceptional circumstances (ex. bereavement).
Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient registration. In the rare event that this occurs, you will be notified immediately and given the option of transferring your registration to a future course or to receive a full refund.