Marriage Preparation Classes

Marriage Preparation Classes

Marriage Preparation classes are held on the weekends as two-day sessions beginning Friday from 6:30 to 9:30pm and concluding Saturday from 9am to 5:30pm.

Classes are taught by Deacon Leo and Nancy Bistak. Contact Nancy for more information about enrollment or the classes in general:

Nancy Bistak, , (785) 865-3888

and contact Deacon Leo for more information about PREPARE

or (785) 865-3888

Some forms and more information are provided below for your convenience.

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Please plan on attending a weekend course on as early a date as is possible.

Marriage Preparation Course Schedule

Sacrament of Matrimony;
Family of Origin
Romance, Disillusionment and Joy;
Sex and Sexuality
Stewardship and Finances
Planning and Parenting of Children
Questions, Blessing, and Certificates

Course dates for 2013

May 31 & June 1
September 13 & 14
November 8 & 9 OR 15 & 16 (tba)

Registration Form

Download here:
Marriage Preparation Course Registration Form (pdf)

Class Schedule

Download here:
Marriage Preparation Class Schedule (pdf)

Wedding Guidelines

Download here:
Wedding Guidelines at St. John (pdf)

Marriage Preparation Course Fees

There is a cost of $75 for a couple to enroll in a two-day marriage preparation course (no cash please). Checks can be made payable to “St. John Church,” with the memo line reading “Marriage Prep for [Month/Dates].”

The completed registration form and check can be dropped off or mailed to the church office:

St. John Church
Attn: Nancy Bistak
1229 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

Additional Information

Due to the large enrollment, St. John is only accepting engaged couples from the following churches:

St. John the Evangelist (Lawrence)
St. Lawrence Center (Lawrence)
Corpus Christi (Lawrence)
Holy Family (Eudora)
Annunciation (Baldwin)
Sacred Heart (Tonganoxie)

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