The Pastor's Wedding Planner helps ministers and clergy prepare a couple for marriage from premarital counseling to the wedding day. It outlines each part of the wedding, contains sermon ideas, Scripture readings, benedictions, song suggestions, wedding checklists, shower ideas, and an appendix with a list of online resources. Its convenient size makes it easy to carry.
It’s an honor and privilege to be asked to marry a couple, but there’s more to performing a wedding than leading the vows and giving the sermon. The minister is also responsible for preparing the couple for marriage and guiding them in creating a ceremony that brings honor to Christ and affirms their commitment to each other.The Pastor’s Wedding Planner is a beneficial, adaptable resource that will help pastors make every couple’s wedding day something special. Perfect for the multi-tasking minister, it outlines every part of the wedding process and includes ideas for a variety of traditional and contemporary ceremony styles. From pre-marital counseling topics and wedding forms to message ideas and outlines for unique ceremonies, this all-inclusive manual makes the minister’s job of pronouncing two people ’husband and wife’ easier and even more meaningful. Resources include:Pre-marital counseling topics and questionsSuggestions for more than 20 different ceremony stylesSermon ideas and message outlines on several different themesScripture readings, benedictions, and song suggestionsWedding checklists, building policies, shower ideas, and more
An international speaker, best selling author, and compassionate teacher, Stan has authored more than ninety books to date. His books have sold more than three million copies worldwide.Stan served for forty years as a pastor, and was named General Superintendent Emeritus by the Church of the Nazarene. He was vice president of John Maxwell’s Injoy Ministries, has spoken in eighty countries, and shared the platform with speakers including Zig Ziglar, Jerry Lucas, Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, and Cy Young baseball great R.A. Dickey.