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2017 CCFC Marriage Retreat
Saturday, April 22, 2017 9 am - 4 pm (breakfast and lunch included) at Reservoir Church (Formerly Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church of Greater Boston) 170 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140 (North Cambridge; Alewife/Davis Sq./Porter Sq. area) T & Driving Directions Parking lot available behind church CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Registration extended until midnight on Monday, April 10.
Please join us for the CCFC annual marriage retreat! We hope it will be a time where we can lay aside distractions and focus on tending to and building up our marriages. We had quite a few attendees last year, so please sign up ASAP so we can get a handle on attendees for food and childcare.
For more information, email marriedcouples [at] ccfc-church.org.
- Registration deadline is Saturday, April 8, 2017.
- Payment info below.
COST (Includes breakfast and lunch)
- Adult: $45 per person
- Childcare (for ages 6 months and up): $25 per child
- Financial assistance is available. Please email: marriedcouples [at] ccfc-church.org to request.
To pay for the retreat fees online via PayPal, Click Here
To pay with a check, please write "2017 Marriage Retreat" in the memo, then drop it in the offering plate on Sunday or mail to "CCFC, 234 Franklin St., Cambridge, MA 02139"
You can also pay on the day of the retreat by cash, check, or credit card.
FORMAT & SPEAKER INFO
We will have a diverse and interactive program of teaching, musical worship, one-on-one couple sharing time, and small group discussion. Our theme this year will be effective and honest communication. We will have special guest speakers, Dorothy and Christopher Greco, to lay a foundation about acknowledging our needs and brokenness, listening to our spouses, and talking with other couples in community. We hope this will be a time for heartfelt discussion, open sharing, and encouragement as a church body as we focus on building up our marriages, no matter where we are in our marriage journeys.
For those who register, you will receive an email with more details 1-2 weeks before the retreat. If you do not receive this email, please let us know at marriedcouples [at] ccfc-church.org.
About our speakers: Christopher and Dorothy Greco have spent their entire twenty-five-year marriage helping men and women create and sustain healthy marriages. They have served numerous churches in the Greater Boston area for thirty years. Dorothy writes about marriage, parenting, leadership, and the intersection of faith and contemporary culture for Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, Sojourners, and many other publications. She recently published Making Marriage Beautiful: Lifelong Love, Joy, and Intimacy Start with You. The Grecos have three sons and live near Boston.
Please register by April 8 to guarantee a spot for childcare for children 6 months and older. To help us with planning, please register ASAP. If you have any questions about the childcare and kids programming, email laura [at] ccfc-church.org.
8:50 am Children drop-off; Breakfast
9:00 am Welcome and worship
9:30 am Morning Session 1
10:45 am Morning Session 2
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Afternoon Sharing + Afternoon Session
2:30 pm Small group discussion
4:00 pm Retreat ends