Marriage & Engagement

Make Your Marriage A Masterpiece

The Art of Marriage

Off Campus location in Chesapeake, VA

For more than three decades, Family Life has been helping couples understand God's design for relationships. In this six session video guided class led by Leon and Belle Byrant, couples have the opportunity to look at their relationships in a whole new way. Weaving instruction from respected pastors and Bible teachers together with compelling stories, humorous vignettes, man-on-the-street interviews and more. The Art of Marriage will help couples apply what the Bible teaches about marriage in a powerful way. It's practical, funny, and straight to the heart. So come on out and join us!


Healthy marriages start long before the wedding.

MERGE Premarital Class

Next session begins Fall 2024
Room 220 | 6:30-8:30 PM

MERGE prepares couples for more than just a wedding day. It creates a safe environment where they can learn about God’s design for marriage and process next steps and grow to a new level in their relationship. MERGE helps seriously dating and engaged couples to prepare for a lifetime of marriage by exploring common challenges faced by couples from a biblical perspective in a fun and authentic environment.

This 8-week journey involves instruction, connection with a marriage mentor, small group discussion, and some weekly homework. 

Prepare now to have an extraordinary marriage.


why am I here? why do I need God?


First Baptist Norfolk

312 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

(757) 461-3226

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