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CURRENT MARRIAGE CLASSES

"Couples Growing Together" (ongoing class) 
Sundays @ 9:00 a.m.  In Room 150.  No fee.  

Love & Respect (10-week class - class ends 4/19)
Sundays @ 6:30 p.m. In Room 260  Book: $10

Basics of Biblical Marriage (8-week class)
This is a requirement if you desire to be married at Sunrise Church and/or be married by any of our pastors.  No fee.


MARRIAGE CLASSES

OFFERED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!

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.

THE SMART STEPFAMILY
The Smart Stepfamily Marriage 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.

BASICS OF BIBLICAL MARRIAGE (8-week class)
For anyone desiring to know God's perspective on marriage.  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.  No fee.

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

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

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

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.

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 CLASSES

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.


VISIONARY PARENTING
Capture a fresh, God-sized vision for your family.  It begins with understanding God's purpose for the family and taking an honest look at the current state of the home.  Learn foundational truths that God created the family to ensure that the next generation grows up to know, love and serve Him.  The class reminds us of the instructions from God given to parents in Deuteronomy 6:5-7 that will transform your home.


SPIRITUAL PARENTING (6-week class)
A six part DVD series that empowers parents to be the primary nurturers of their children's faith and teaches them how to create a home environment God can use to work in their children's lives.  Families will be transformed as they learn how to create space for God-encounters in every day life.  Book:  $12


PARENTAL GUIDANCE REQUIRED (6-week class)
Of all the assignments God will give you during your time on earth, none may be more sacred than the task of raising your children.  A practical resource that will encourage you to look at the relationships in your children's lives and ask the important questions.  Book:  $10

EFFECTIVE PARENTING IN A DEFECTIVE WORLD (9-week class)
Every day children are bombarded with pressures and influences of the world we live in.  God has a plan for effectively raising your children and you can learn it.  Book: $10.00

For more info, call 909-875-5566 ext. 424 or 436!


RESPECTFULLY YOURS - WOMEN'S CLASS
Respectfully Yours the secret to power and influence in your marriage.  We know love best motivates a woman.  But do we know what best motivates a man?  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 2000 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 better understand what respect looks like? How do I actually do this?”  Respectfully Yours is the answer to these questions and much more.