Couples Growing Together
Sundays @ 9am
In Room 150
Growing Together in Christ
In marriage, the spiritual connection is as essential as the physical and emotional. Couples who share in each other's spiritual development have discovered a key ingredient of true intimacy. But how does a couple really grow together in faith? Is there more to it than going to church as a family or saying a prayer before dinner? This study takes you through small-group discussions where you and your friends will learn about:
- the power of prayer in marriage
- what it means to follow Christ together as a couple
- having a spiritual influence on other families
Growing Together in Christ will help you pursue God together as a couple.
Starting May 6th, 9am room 150
OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!
TO HAVE & TO HOLD - (8-week class)
PREPARING FOR A GODLY MARRIAGE
As you begin counting down to your wedding day, or find yourself in the midst of the early years of marriage, it’s important to invest time and energy into building a lifelong partnership. Over 8 sessions, learn to develop your foundation as individuals and a couple while growing in your understanding of Christ and His divine goal for marriage. Allow Him to be your teacher, guide, counselor, and coach as you discover biblical principles behind living life to the fullest as a couple. Engaged couples and dating couples thinking about getting married in the next year, this is a requirement if you desire to be married at Sunrise Church and/or be married by any of our pastors. Book: $10.
COUPLES GROWING TOGETHER
In marriage, the spiritual connection is as essential as the physical and emotional. Couples who share in each other's spiritual development have discovered a key ingredient of true intimacy. This ongoing class will cover various subjects and topics, led by our Marriage Ministry Facilitators on a rotating basis. Each week, you will discover truths of God's Word and how it can apply to your life and relationship. Large group and small group discussions as well as practical applications.
LOVE & RESPECT - (10-week class)
A wife has one driving need - to feel loved. A husband has one driving need - to feel respected. When either of these needs aren't met, things get crazy. Love and Respect reveals why spouses react negatively to each other and how they can deal with such conflict quickly, easily and biblically. Book: $10
LOVE & RESPECT - BUILDING BLOCKS (6-week class)
Learn how to apply the concept to each of the 3 Love & Respect cycles: Pink and Blue: Not wrong, just different, Hollywood or Holy Word?, 80:20 Ratio, Not Communication, but Mutual Understanding, my Response is My Responsibility, Review of the 5 Concepts. Book: $10
ART OF MARRIAGE - (6-week class)
Topics addressing the six sessions: God's Purpose and Plan, Overcoming Isolation, Fulfilling our Responsibilities, Communication and Conflict, Experiencing Real Intimacy, Leaving a Lasting Legacy. Book: $10
THE SMART STEPFAMILY
The Smart Stepfamily will show you how to build on your relationship strengths and improve your weaknesses. Through eight engaging DVD sessions, you'll learn useable solutions for everyday living and get valuable insight and practical tips. Whether you're dating, engaged, a young step family, or an empty-nest couple, The Smart Stepfamily gives you the tools you need at any stage to create a remarriage that will last.
HIS NEEDS, HER NEEDS (6-week class)
6 sessions include understanding your mates Love Bank, Affection and Sexual Fulfillment, Intimate Conversation, Recreational Companionship, Family Commitment and Physical Attractiveness, Honesty and Admiration! Book: $12
STAYING IN LOVE (4-week class)
Falling in love is easy, but staying there, that's something else entirely. With more than a thousand matchmaking services available today, finding a romantic match can be easier than ever. But staying together with the one you've found seems to be the real challenge. So, is it possible for two people to fall in love and actually stay there? Absolutely! Book: $5
YOU AND ME FOREVER: MARRIAGE IN LIGHT OF ETERNITY (7-week class)
Marriage is great, but it's not forever. It's until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets, depending on how we spent our lives.
Setting aside typical topics on marriage, this DVD/book study will dive into Scripture to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls. It will radically shift the way we see one of the most important relationships in our life. Jesus was right. We have it all backwards. The way to have a great marriage is by not focusing on marriage. Whether you are single, dating, or married, "You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity" will help you to discover the adventure that you were made for and learn how to thrive in it.
WOMEN'S CLASS - RESPECTFULLY YOURS (8-week class)
God has designed men and women differently. Discover the secret that empowers a woman to influence the man in her life. Ephesians 5:33 reveals a truth hidden in plain sight for nearly 2,000 years, that a husband is to love and a wife is to respect. All over the country, as women become acquainted with the Love and Respect message, they ask, "Can you help me to better understand what respect looks like? How do I actually do this?" Respectfully Yours is the answer to these questions and much more. Book: $10
BIBLICAL LAY COUNSELING
For those who need help in navigating through marriage issues or other hard life issues. All counsel is biblically based and is by appointment only. Call the Rialto church office 909.875.5566 ext. 409 to schedule an appointment.
FAMILY DEDICATION (6-week class)
This class is designed for parents desiring to raise their children with godly principles. A dedication ceremony will be scheduled following the completion of the class. No fee.
INTENTIONAL PARENTING (5-week class)
Raising kids is a difficult challenge and it requires a plan, without a plan, parents often default to what we call “Quick-Fix Parenting.” Let’s be honest: it’s just a lot easier to try to solve the immediate problems rather than deal with the deeper and more important issues (that’s what “Quick-Fix” parents do). Surviving each day is much easier than taking the time and energy to consider how your current parenting actions are impacting a child’s future. Unfortunately, quick and easy isn’t the same as good and effective. This 5 week class provides you with 10 actions that will impact the future of your children. These 10 actions are doable! You can get started implementing these ideas into your parenting and you will see immediate results in your child—no matter their age. Book $15
For more info, call 909-875-5566 ext. 424 or 436!