In addition to MERCY’s monthly workshops (under classes) the following are
additional opportunities to enrich your marriage.
Marriage Rocks – Plan a special date night for you and your spouse. Spend an evening with other couples while experiencing incredible music, lots of laughs, and creative programming – all designed to encourage and empower your marriage. Southeast Christian Church, 920 Blankenbaker Parkway, Louisville, KY – Fellowship Hall 2. Ticket Price $15 per couple. Tickets available in the Atrium and online at www.southeastchristian.org (Note: They accept only cash or checks in Atrium; credit card purchases must be made online.) For questions, call: (502) 253-8925. No childcare. (NOTE-Recent reviews indicate this item is not currently listed on their website.
MERCI of Indiana – MERCI offers encouragement, support and educational tools and resources to help couples discover God’s design for marriage. Engaged, newly married and couples married for any number of years will find new ways to love and respect one another in all seasons of life until death do you part. For additional information, classes and events go to: http://www.marriageatmerci.org
Weekend to Remember: For the past 30 years, Family Life has helped couples reach a turning point in their marriages. More than one million couples have experienced a Weekend to Remember to put real, time-tested lessons to use. No matter where you are in your marriage, we invite you to strengthen your connection and make a better plan for the rest of your lives. This weekend is a time for you to be together as a couple. Invest in this weekend, and reap the rewards for a lifetime. The regular registration fee is $149 per person, however, if you register using our group name, MERCY, the registration fee in only $99.99 per person. Prices are subject to change. This fee does not include overnight hotel accommodations. The room rate at the hotel is separate. To register, or for more information, go to: www.familylife.com/weekend or call (800) 358-6329. Be sure to include our group name for your discount to the conference.
Marriage Encounter: If you want to show more love to the one you love, you can do that on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend. Marriage Encounter is 44 hours where married couples can get away from jobs, kids, chores, and phones, and focus only on each other. If you’d like greater depth, growth, and enrichment in your relationship, you’ll like the difference this weekend can make. For additional information:
- for the Louisville, KY, Owensboro, KY areas, please call Kathy and Jack Gotting at 502-895-8997 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- for Indianappolis, IN or Evansville, IN areas call Mark and Jill Levine (317) 888-1892
- visit www.wwme.org
- or call (800) 795-LOVE
Colorado Marriage Refresh – Wyatt Fisher, Psy.D., and his wife recently designed a new marriage retreat that is getting incredible reviews. Here are the topics that are covered in this retreat:
- Adopting God’s Covenant Foundation
- Mastering the Conflict Puzzle
- Respecting Differences and Sharing Power
- Developing Emotional Attachment
- Cultivating Sexual Fireworks
For more information, go to: http://www.christiancrush.com/relationships/couples-retreat-denver-co-colorado-springs-co.html If you are in the Colorado area, we’d encourage you to check this out.
Festivals of Marriage – Escape, connect and spend time alone with your spouse. Christ-centered marriage events in locations all over the country. For more information visit The Lifeway Festival of Marriage Website or contact LifeWay Events Registration at 1-800-254-2022 .
Family Dynamics – Family Dynamics offers a variety of seminars, such as “Dynamic Marriage,” “Love, Sex and Marriage,” “A New Beginning” and “Dynamic Love”. These are powerful seminars built on helping couples sustain and build happy, fulfilling relationships. For additional information, and upcoming seminars, visit their web site: www.familydynamics.net
Square 1 Ministries: Square 1 Ministries is a Christian ministry resource designed to equip, empower and encourage marriages, particularly for men. In addition to resources and insightful artricles it has a husband’s blog section and they are interested in building the world’s largest fraternity of committed, responsible, engaged, warrior husbands called CREW. For additional information, go to: www.square1ministries.com
Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott – The Parrott’s offer many helps on their web site including several assessments for couples. For information, visit their
web site at: www.lesandleslie.com.