Elgin Marriage Ministry

A healthy family starts with a Christ-centered marriage. Whether you’re looking to get married, or strengthen your existing marriage, we have something for you.

At Harvest, we believe God created male and female as unique biological persons made to complement each other. God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female. (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9). Unions beyond this definition do not fulfill God’s definition of marriage.

Your marriage is the most important human relationship you have. Good marriages don’t just happen; it takes intentionality. We believe that every effort you make to strengthen your marriage will be worth it.

If this is a season for you to focus in on this most important human relationship, join us.  We have a team of Facilitators that have been trained in the use of an in-depth questionnaire tool to help guide your marriage forward.  SYMBIS is a Relational Assessment for Engaged Couples. SYMBIS provides a personalized road map to making marriage everything it was meant to be.


The SYMBIS is a 200 question assessment taken online by each couple. A 15-page report is generated that has information on each person’s attitude toward marriage, their goals, personality dynamics, role expectations, strengths and weakness, relationships with in-laws, relational well being, communication patterns, how they handle conflict, money, sex, and spirituality. The SYMBIS Assessment is based on the research of Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, authors of the best selling book, Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts.


You, Your Spouse/Fiancé and a Facilitator Couple


After you complete the SYMBIS Assessment, a Facilitator Couple will be in touch with you to set up an initial meeting.


There is a cost of $80 per couple for the SYMBIS Assessment.  You will also receive a workbook for men and a workbook for women which will be part of your pre-marriage preparation.


Yes! You are pre-married, and this is a great time to make your marriage everything it is meant to be. Save your marriage before it starts.


To begin this journey, REGISTER HERE.

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