Each year 63,000 couples choose to marry in church. Growing Together: The Course is a flexible marriage preparation course for use by church leaders. The course is designed to help couples to develop a shared understanding of their future together through discussion of key issues on married life, and is suitable for those considering marriage or those already engaged and planning a wedding. It can be used alongside the popular Growing Together book which is aimed at the couples themselves. Guidance is provided on using the material with groups of couples over a number of weekly sessions or as a one-day course. Subjects covered include: Past, present and future Reasons for getting married Communication Conflict Spiritual issues Us and them The wedding day Follow-up after the wedding How have we grown - a reunion course A CD-ROM is also included with worksheets, scripts of each session, graphics, a poster and course invitations.
'The course is sensible, useful, practical and readable, and the author does deal with all those awkward questions that couples may ask- children, sex, conflict, roles and so on. Highly recommended with a very good resource section at the back.' -- The Good Bookstall
Session 1: Introductions. Past, present and future.; Session 2: Reasons for getting married.; Session 3: Communication.; Session 4: Conflict.; Session 5: Spiritual issues.; Session 6: Us and them.; Session 7: The wedding day.; Follow-up after the wedding: How have we grown - a reunion course.; CD-ROM features; Worksheets; Scripts to each session; Illustrations from Growing Together - the book for couples; Poster and invite.
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 21st December 2007
Publisher: CHUSMA HOUSE PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.12 x 21.23
Weight (kg): 0.38