Congratulations on your engagement! We are so excited for your journey into marriage. Our heart is to help you follow Jesus through the process leading up to your wedding and to continue to follow Him in a lifelong, God-honoring marriage.
Want to get married at Heights Church?
- Read the Premarital Welcome Letter.
- The next step is to print and fill out the application, then send it or turn it into Kathy Kilmer at the office or through email.
- After you have been in contact with Kathy Kilmer, she will direct you to take the Prepare & Enrich Test.
Looking for premarital counseling and support?
prepare & enrichment test
If you're wondering whether you're ready to take this next step in your relationship and become engaged, you can meet with Pastor Adam Marquardt to review questions specifically designed to help you in making this decision.
Premarital Course I & II
This is a time when couples have the opportunity to explore a number of proven, practical Biblical principles for how to experience a healthy, long Christ-centered marriage. To equip and empower couples with the right “tools” for facing the ever growing circumstances of life with a godly confidence and strength.
- Attending both courses is required
- Classes are scheduled by appointment
- Classes taught by Pastor Adam Marquardt
- $10 course material fee (per each course)
Outline of the Premarital Process
Fill out the application form above, and then contact Kathy Kilmer to let her know you're interested in getting married at Heights. You'll need to give her the application form, whether by scanning and emailing it or sending/delivering it to our office (3603 Crossings Drive, Prescott AZ 86305).
Contact Leah Brinser, assistant to Pastor Adam, to set up a meeting with him for approval of your application, and to get answers to any questions you have about the Premarital Process and your wedding at Heights.
Once your application is approved, you'll set up a meeting with Kathy Kilmer to review the Heights Wedding Packet. She will also give you a link and a password to take your Prepare & Enrich Test (a 20-30 minute assessment that lets you as a couple know your strengths and areas that need improvement in your relationship).
If you've been married previously, we'll have you take the course Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts (a class covering Dr. Les & Leslie Parrott's book, which offers skills that will help your marriage last a lifetime).
Schedule your premarital classes (parts one and two) with Pastor Adam, which will need to be completed prior to your wedding day. While in this step of the process, you will receive a confirmation email from Kathy Kilmer, letting you know the date you've set for your wedding and the resources you've requested have been confirmed.
Review the results of your Prepare & Enrich Test with the pastor/officiant you've chosen to perform your marriage ceremony. In addition to this review, we ask that you spend 2-3 hours of premarital counseling with your pastor/officiant.
Meet at the church with Kathy Kilmer and your pastor/officiant for your ceremony rehearsal (usually set the day/evening before your wedding day).