What We Offer...

Whether you're planning a wedding, looking for helpful resources to strengthen your marriage or in need of support in a difficult time, Christ Community Church is here to help. Below is a listing of our current marriage-related offerings and opportunities.

Engaged

Pre-Marriage Mentoring
Christ Community offers a pre-marriage mentoring program, in an effort prepare engaged couples toward God-honoring marriages. This vital ministry is centered on a curriculum focused on Biblical values, and includes nine sessions with the mentors, for four to six months prior to their planned wedding date. To find out more or schedule a wedding consultation with a Campus Pastor, visit HERE.

Pre-Engagement Counseling
Christ Community values healthy marriages. As such, in an effort to encourage and support those considering this amazing, God-honoring covenant, we have a range of ministries available to equip couples to make wise choices as they consider getting married. One of these ministries is pre-engagement counseling with a pastor, or a recommendation to a counselor off of our extensive counselor referral list. To find out more or schedule an appointment, call: 630-485-3420 or email .

Married and Engaged 20s Groups
Christ Community Offers several Married & Engaged Community Groups within our 20s Ministry. If you are engaged and in your twenties and would like to belong and grow with other engaged couples - and be encouraged by other married couples - then consider one of these Community Groups. You and your fiancee will find friendship and support within the context of prayer and study. They are lots of fun too! CONNECT NOW

Weddings at Christ Community

Weddings
Engaged couples interested in using one of the Christ Community campus-locations and a Christ Community pastor to officiate their wedding, should visit HERE for details regarding costs, procedures, and availability. After reading the involved information, the next step is to contact the recommended Campus Pastor to set up their initial meeting listed on the page in the link.

Weddings – Counseling 
Your wedding should be a joy-filled occasion! But sometimes planning a wedding can be stressful. Our desire here at Christ Community is to ensure that even when wedding planning gets stressful, we partner with you in ensuring the most God-honoring and encouraging ceremony takes. This may involve a desire or need for wise counsel. We can partner with you in this via pastoral counseling or a counselor off of our extensive counselor referral list. To find out more or schedule an appointment, call: 630-485-3420 or email .

Married

Marriage Counseling
Christ Community values your marriage and desires for it to remain as healthy as possible. But marriage is not always easy, and can often endure misunderstanding, communication breakdown, and conflict. Our desire is to encourage you through these tough areas of marital life. We can do this by partnering with you through pastoral counseling or a counselor off of our extensive counselor referral list. To find out more or schedule an appointment, call: 630-485-3420 or email .

Couples Community Groups
The most basic way Christ Community supports marriages is by connecting couples to each other for encouragement, prayer, support, accountability, friendship and the study of scripture. We have 70+ Couples Community Groups across our four campuses, typically consisting of three to six couples. These Groups meet throughout the week, usually in the evening, in homes through our communities. Studies can be topical, marriage specific or simply on a book of Bible. Note: Couples must be married (or engaged for 20s Community Groups) to participate. LEARN MORE.

Marriage Conferences
All married couples - thriving, desperate or somewhere in between - can enjoy and benefit from a Christian marriage conference. Learn communication skills. Hear from the Bible. Understand each other better. Get away. Discuss with your spouse and mark your calendar for our next Christ Community Church conference (Refresh Your Marriage, Spring 2018) or one of our recommended local Family Life conferences (Weekend to Remember, Spring 2016). LEARN MORE.

Marriage Enrichment Courses
This winter we will be offering a variety of Community Group-based marriage courses and seminars at our Blackberry Creek, DeKalb and St. Charles campuses. These courses will include scriptural reflection, teaching and discussion of various topics to grow, heal and enrich your marriage. Click below to learn more.

iMarriage Course:
Blackberry Creek
  ART OF MARRIAGE WORKSHOP
DEKALB CAMPUS

In-Crisis

Marital Restoration
Are you in need of hope that your marriage can be restored? This workshop is designed for couples whose marriage needs a tune-up, has broken, or is in significant distress caused by long-term emotional disconnect, infidelity, abuse, and/or broken trust. Couples will learn to integrate emotional, relational, and spiritual health into their marriage and relate in new ways to their spouse and to God. For more information, click HERE.

Divorce & Separation Care
Are you considering a divorce? Find the potential of hope, help, and healing for the hurt of separation and the potential of divorce. This workshop is a friendly and caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. It is open to those considering divorce, engaged in the process, and are post-divorce. You do not have to consider or endure this process alone. For more information, please click HERE.

Crisis Counseling
Is your communication breaking or broken down? Is your marriage in crisis? These areas of marital distress cause misunderstanding, conflict, and brokenness. Our desire is to partner with you in finding hope, healing, and help for these conflicts within marital life. We can do this by working with you via pastoral counseling at CCC, or a recommendation for a counselor, off of our extensive counselor referral list. To find out more or schedule an appointment, call: 630-485-3420 or email  

Divorced

Divorce & Seperation Care
You are not alone. Find help and healing for the hurt caused by separation and/or divorce. This workshop and its support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through, and want to help. You’ll find an empathetic community, gain access to valuable resources to help you address the pain of the past, and essential tools in an effort to look forward to rebuilding your life for the future. For more information, please click HERE.

Post-Divorce Counseling
Divorce is often a traumatic event in the life of individuals. It can sometimes result in anger, shame, broken communication, and an unwillingness or lack of desire to trust. Our desire is to partner with you in finding hope, healing, and help for these hurts. We do this by working with you in pastoral counseling at Christ Community, or a recommendation for a counselor, off of our extensive counselor referral list. To find out more or schedule an appointment, call: 630-485-3420 or email