Premarital Counseling and Weddings at Highlands

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Whether you are looking to invest in developing a strong foundation for a lasting marriage through premarital counseling or to reserve a venue for your wedding here at Church of the Highlands, we are excited to celebrate with you on your wedding day.

Common Questions about Premarital Counseling

How do we begin the premarital process and/or schedule a pastor to officiate our wedding?

Contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 205-980-5577.

Do we have to be members of Church of the Highlands to go through the premarital process or have a Highlands pastor officiate our wedding?

No. You do not have to be a member of Highlands to go through our premarital process or to have one of our pastors officiate your wedding.

What are the guidelines for a Church of the Highlands pastor to officiate our wedding?

If you are interested in having a Highlands pastor officiate your wedding, premarital counseling is required prior to the wedding. If the premarital counseling is completed outside of Highlands, counseling must be scripture-based, and we will need documentation of completion. This documentation should include the curriculum studied, a minimum of 6 hours completed and who facilitated your process on a form from your premarital counselors directly emailed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). In addition, we recommend a minimum of a $300 honorarium for a Highlands pastor who officiates your wedding and should be given on the day of the wedding.

Is there a cost for premarital counseling?

Yes. The cost is $80 per couple. This covers the online assessment and the materials used for premarital counseling.

Weddings at Highlands

Do I have to be a member to be married at Church of the Highlands?

How do I become an active member of Church of the Highlands?

How much does it cost to get married at the Chapel?

Can I have my reception at Church of the Highlands?

Can I book the Chapel if I am not engaged?

How far in advance can I book the Chapel?