Each year 63,000 couples choose to marry in church. Growing Together: The Course
is a flexible marriage preparation course for use by church leaders. The course is designed to help couples to develop a shared understanding of their future together through discussion of key issues on married life, and is suitable for those considering marriage or those already engaged and planning a wedding.Â It can be used alongside the popular Growing Together
book which is aimed at the couples themselves. Guidance is provided on using the material with groups of couples over a number of weekly sessions or as a one-day course.
Subjects covered include:
- Past, present and future
- Reasons for getting married
- Spiritual issues
- Us and them
- The wedding day
- Follow-up after the wedding
- How have we grown â€" a reunion course
A CD-ROM is also included with worksheets, scripts of each session, graphics, a poster and course invitations.