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Marriage Enrichment Opportunities

 

The Marriage Ministry’s vision is to promote healthy, God centered marriages that last a lifetime. We seek to educate couples on the biblical approach to marriage preparation, enrichment, and restoration. We encourage you to be intentional about your marriage and take advantage of the resources available: marriage mentors, classes, socials, and conferences. Contact Mark and Kathleen Wenz, marriage@mefchurch.org or Mark Wenz (989.573.0728) or Kathleen Wenz (989.859.8076).

 

Marriage On Purpose CLASS
February 17 - March 17

 

VIRTUAL CLASS:
Sundays • 7:00 - 8:30 PM
 
IN-PERSON CLASS:
Wednesdays • 6:30 - 8:00 PM
 
 
Small Group Discussion Questions Small Group Homework Assignments

 

This 5-week class is for couples who want their marriage to grow and flourish “on purpose” and will be based on Dan Seaborn’s book Marriage on Purpose.

Dan Seaborn, who leads the Winning at Home ministry out of Holland, Michigan, is a gifted, entertaining, and practical teacher who speaks locally and nationally on marriage and parenting.

Strengthen your marriage

While you are staying at home more during the pandemic, we hope you are enjoying extra time with God and your family. Take some time to grow in your marriage too!

 

Below you'll find free online events and marriage blogs with resources to help your marriage grow and thrive.

 

MARRIAGE BLOGS

 

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Link: https://www.symbis.com/blog/

 

Jay & Laura Laffoon

Link:  https://jayandlaura.com/blog/

 

Dr. James Dobson

Link:  https://www.drjamesdobson.org/blogs/marriage-blogs

 

Gary Thomas

Link:  http://www.garythomas.com/blog/

 
ONLINE MARRIAGE EVENTS

 

Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Event:  Couples Huddle for Hope

Speakers:  Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

Cost: Free

>> WATCH HERE

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BETTER LOVE MARRIAGE Enrichment

(Formerly Deep Love)

New dates & times coming soon

For couples who want to move from bad to better or good to great. The Better Love Assessment and class can assist couples into deeper relationships, conversations, and bonding whether you are dating, engaged, or have been married for decades.

Participants will take a 15-minute online assessment (click the link to the right). This assessment will generate a personalized 10-page report (you will be the only one to see your report).

The class will cover four topics in the assessment: Personality, Communication, Conflict, and Adaptability.

The class is free, however, there is a $28 cost for the assessment, which is being offered at a group discount. Instructions for the online assessment will be emailed after registering for the class.

Cherish Marriage CLASSES

New dates & times - coming soon

Based on Gary Thomas' book and conference, Cherish. Gary's message is that marriages will not only survive, but thrive, when husbands and wives learn to cherish one another.

There is no cost for the class. However, it is strongly recommended that couples purchase the Cherish Study Guide.

Marriage Mentors

We learn the duties of our daily job, train for competitions, and study the Bible for spiritual growth, but how many of us are intentional about maturing in our marital relationships? All couples have areas in which they can grow; learning from someone who may have experienced similar life events is a great way to move your relationship to a deeper level. If you are interested in meeting with a marriage mentor couple, please click on the link to the right.

 

WEDDINGS

 

Congratulations! We rejoice with you about your future marriage. It is our desire to help you start your marriage well and flourish for a lifetime. We take marriage relationships seriously. At the same time we know how much fun this is: growing together, experiencing new things, and loving another person enough to make public vows of commitment and a spiritual covenant before God.

If you would like to receive the Wedding Application and the Wedding Guidelines please contact Pastor Gib Giblin at 989.631.4411 x1016 or ggiblin@mefchurch.org. You will receive these documents within two business days of submittal.