The Marriage Preparation Course

August 26, 2017

tmpc_homepage_sliderThe Point Marriage Preparation Course begins Nov 3rd, if you are interested please contact Victor on 604-376-4263 or victor@pointchurch.ca for more information or register below to reserve your spot.

Time & Days: Over 2 weekends, Fridays,  November 3 and November 10  (7-9pm) and Saturdays, November 4 and November 11 (9:30am-1pm)

The Marriage Preparation Course is designed for those exploring the possibility of marriage, engaged couples or newly married couples wishing to build a strong and lasting relationship.

The course begins with snacks, followed by a talks and opportunities for couple discussion (just you two as a couple) over various exercises. Privacy is respected, there is no group discussion or group work, and no requirement to disclose anything about their relationship, but couples can discuss  issues with a married ‘support couple’ if they wish. Part of the course includes a Couple Surveys. It is an online survey that helps couples highlight issues that are important to discuss before getting married; it also affirms areas of strength in their relationship.

Below is some more information:

What is it?

  • Over 4 sessions spent together you will learn important tools that will enable you to make your marriage work and last a lifetime. Additionally this an online Couples Survey, that helps couples highlight issues that are important to discuss before getting married; it also affirms areas of strength in their relationship.

Who is it for?

  • Any couple who want to develop strong foundations for a lasting marriage
  • Couples welcome, with or without a church background

Some of the key topics covered:

  • The importance of commitment
  • How to recognize and appreciate your differences
  • The art of communication
  • Resolving conflict
  • Spending time together nurturing your friendship
  • Making each other feel loved
  • Developing a good sexual relationship
  • The importance of talking about your goals, values and dreams

What about privacy?

  • Privacy as a couple is always respected
  • There is no requirement to disclose anything personal to a third party
  • Couples communicate with each other
  • Couples may ask to meet privately with the Support Couple to speak through issues in private.

What people have said:

  • ‘The first session was absolutely amazing. We discovered things about each other that we had not realised in the three years we’ve been together.
  • We had issues that both of us were too scared to bring up, but did during the course.’

Do I need to be a Christian?

  • No, most people who come have no religious background and the material while based on Christian values doesn’t push anything.

Registration Cost?

  • $100 per couple. This includes a refreshments, the course, online couples survey coast and individual course manuals. Space is limited (we like to keep it to just a few couples) so please register as soon as possible, by emailing Victor @ victor@pointchurch.ca to avoid disappointment. Cheques should be payable to “The Point – WBA”. (Limited refund after the first session only.) — Note: Bursaries are available, please contact us and we will be pleased to discuss this option

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