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I'm dating

In a serious dating relationship? We encourage you to join the Couple Mentoring Programme where a more experienced couple mentor will journey with you and encourage you 

COUPLE MENTORING

As part of laying strong foundations for your relationship, we will match you with a married couple mentor to journey with the both of you. These couple mentors are spiritually mature couples from Bartley and they are certified by the Marriage Mentoring Academy in couple mentoring.

Couples Mentoring FAQs

1. How long is the mentoring relationship?


A commitment of at least 6 months. You are encouraged to meet for a year and thereafter to review your mentoring relationship




2. How often do we have to meet?


We encourage you to meet your couple mentor at least 3 times over 6 months. In general, the frequency of meetings can be worked out between you and your mentor as your schedule permit.




3. What do we do in a mentoring session?


There can be many things you can do in a mentoring session. For e.g., asking your mentors to share their experiences, setting goals to strengthen certain aspects of your relationship (e.g communication), sharing your joys & challenges, praying for each other.




4. What is expected of me as a mentee?


• Be committed to the relationship and make time for meet-up. • Be open to share and allow your mentor into your lives. • Be open to receive from your mentor and apply what you have learned




5. Will what I shared be kept confidential?


Yes, we believe in having a safe relationship where what you shared will be kept in confidence. In matters where there is a need for others to come in so as to help you better, your mentor will check in with you for permission to share.




6. Is the couple mentoring open to couples from other churches?


Couples who are worshipping in Bartley will be given priority in being assigned a couple mentor. For couples not worshipping in Bartley, assigning couple mentors to them will be on a case-by-case basis.




7. Can Non-Christian couples sign up to be mentored?


The couple mentoring program is only open to Christians. If you are a believer and you have a partner who is not, you can still sign up to be mentored provided both of you are committed to the mentoring relationship and are open to receiving guidance and instruction from biblical principles.





Download the Application Form and send it to: family@bartley.org.sg

 
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I'm getting
married

By God’s design, marriage is a sacred union of lifelong commitment between one man and one woman. We want to prepare you well to flourish in your marriage and glorify God through the marriage preparation course

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSE

This 5 session course is designed to help couples prepare well for a lifelong marriage centred in God. 

Besides the lessons, couples will be assigned marriage mentors who will walk them through the Prepare-Enrich Assessment. Couples will also be attached to Kingdom Jewels (Children Ministry) for 2 Sundays to learn how to interact and handle children.

Couples intending to be married by Bartley Christian Church are required to attend and complete this course 1 to 2 years before their marriage. For an overview of the Wedding Application Process, please click here.

Topics Covered:

  • A Biblical Perspective on Marriage

  • Communication & Conflict Resolution

  • Role Differentiation & Relation to In-Laws

  • Financial Management

  • Biblical Sexuality & The Sex Talk

  • Wedding Preparations

Date for 2021 Run:

7 August, 6.30-10.00pm

14 August, 4.00-6.00pm (zoom)

10, 17 September, 8.00-10.00pm (zoom) 

25 September, 6.30-10.00pm

Venue:

Course will be conducted face to face and via ZOOM.

$130 per couple (members)

$160 per couple (non-members)

Limited to 10 Couples

Registration Open on March 2021

Closing Date: 18 July 2021 or when registration is full

Marriage Preparation Course FAQs

1. What happens if I miss a class?


You required to attend a make-up class on the topic you missed. If that is not possible, you may have to attend the class the following year. Hence, you are strongly encouraged not to miss any classes.




2. How long is my course certificate valid for?


Upon completion, you will receive a course certificate which is valid for 2 years. You may then submit your wedding application. A recourse is required if you did not apply for your wedding within 2 years of completing the course.




3. Can I join the course if I am not a member of Bartley?


Yes you may. Please note that you will be placed on a waiting list upon registration. Two weeks before the course commence, we will inform you if there are available vacancies.





WEDDING APPLICATION

For couples intending to be married by Bartley Christian Church, please apply at least 6 months before your wedding date to avoid disappointment. Download the Wedding Application Form and email to: family@bartley.org.sg

Download Wedding Application Form

 
 
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Worship Centre
4 How Sun Drive,
Singapore 538526

 

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8 New Industrial Road #05-01, LHK3 Building, Singapore 536200

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