Please note: CCV has limited dates available for weddings on campus. In most cases, a CCV Pastor is available to perform your ceremony on or off campus.
Requirements to hold your wedding at CCV or for a CCV pastor to marry you:
Bride and Groom are abstaining from physical intimacy
Bride and Groom are not living together
They have attended our Premarital Class
Register for Peoria Premarital classes on the following dates:
Love and Respect Building Blocks is the title of our new premarital class. This class goes straight to the heart of crucial issues that face marriages today. You will learn simple, yet profound Biblical truths that will help you transition from "single" to "married" with grace.
This class will be offered on a quarterly basis. Class meets in Palo Verde I on Friday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Attending both days is a requirement for completion. Class size is limited.
Dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday will be provided.
The cost is $150 per couple and covers class materials.
The class includes a video series, presentations, and group discussions. The materials include workbooks, online personality assessment and a covenant marriage handbook. This class must be completed prior to be married at CCV or by a CCV Pastor.
Premarital Coaches are couples with healthy marriages who have a desire to share their marriage experience with premarital couples. Coaches attend a quarterly premarital class, facilitate group discussion and coordinate follow up with premarital couples.
Setting The Date
The wedding ceremony should be scheduled well in advance of the intended date. A minimum of six (6) months is recommended. This allows sufficient time for attending the Premarital class, coaching and to schedule the facilities and pastor. Reservations for Peoria & Surprise Campus facilities are on a first-come basis. Reservations must be accompanied with a completed
Bride & Groom Questionnaire
The Bride will receive confirmation of the rehearsal date, time, and location, and the wedding date, time, and location. Cancellation or postponement of the wedding must be submitted in writing to the Wedding Ministry at least one (1) month prior to the confirmed date or the entire registration deposit may be forfeited.
Weddings may only be scheduled on Friday evenings due to our services on Saturday and Sunday. In addition, church policy only allows us to host a wedding at CCV for our members.
The use of CCV facilities on the day of the wedding is limited to 3 hours unless a reception is also booked, then another 2 hours is added to your time. For example; if your wedding is at 6:00, you would have the facility from 4:30 - 7:30 pm.
If you also book a reception, the time would be extended to 9:30.
Rehearsals are the day before the wedding(Thursday), usually at 6:00 pm and last 45-60 minutes.
All guests are encouraged to respect our church home. No tobacco or alcohol use is permitted anywhere in the buildings or on the grounds. Only flower petals, wedding bubbles or dove releases are permitted. Each item must be individually packaged and distributed outside only.
Your full service wedding packages include:
Church facility for ceremony (three hours of use)
State of the art sound system and Sound Technician for the ceremony
Wedding Consultant (she will be your point of contact during the months prior to your wedding, as well as coordinating the rehearsal and ceremony to make sure things go as smoothly as possible)
Wedding Accessories (up to 200 white wedding chairs, white alter area flowers, wedding arch with white flowers, unity candle, unity candle table, aisle candles, etc)
Wedding and Reception (all of the above, plus):
Church facility for reception (two hours in addition to the ceremony)
Tables and chairs for guests
Tables for food, drinks and gifts
Reception Consultant (she will work the day of the wedding with the Wedding Consultant)
We have a volunteer ministry that will set up your entire wedding and reception
The volunteer ministry will handle the tear down after the event.
Before the wedding, we have a bridal room attendant that will help you to get ready and do any running around on the property to get things you may need, to alleviate you and your bridal party.
For the reception, the
will maintain the buffet tables throughout the reception.
After the guests have eaten, the
will clear the tables. They will also cut and serve the cake.
Just a reminder of our no tolerance policy on the church property: No Alcohol, No Drugs, No Firearms, No Smoking, No Violence
In most cases, a CCV Pastor is available to perform your ceremony on or off campus. Prior to your wedding, you will meet with the CCV pastor who will be officiating at your ceremony. At this meeting, you will discuss the details of the ceremony and confirm the date, time, and location.The pastoral staff reserves the right to postpone or deny any ceremony. If your pastor must cancel, due to unforeseen circumstances, another pastor will be provided.
There are many elements that work together to create a memorable wedding. Your Personal Wedding Consultant will be happy to help you plan the ceremony of your dreams!
To submit your request for a wedding or reception at the CCV Peoria or CCV Surprise Campus, please submit a
Bride & Groom Questionnaire
If you have any questions, please contact Glenda Jenkins.