Marriage Retreat 2018

Marriage Retreat 2018

On Thursday 12th April – Sunday 15th April 2018, 28 couples attended Christian Life Centre’s Marriage Retreat at Hothorpe Hall and The Woodlands, Theddingworth, Lutterworth.

The Theme was: ‘Marriage made in Heaven, for life on Earth’.

The host for this event was Pastors Grady and Cindy Reid.

Pastor Grady spoke on ‘Principles and Patterns associated with Manhood’, which had four sub-topics:  1. Maturity – Proverbs 18:22, 2. Decisiveness – Proverbs 24:30-34, 3. Patterns – What is patterns? 4. Strength – Proverbs 14:4; Proverbs 24:10.

Pastor Cindy Reid spoke about ‘Menopause’: What it is and how to cope with it.

Our format consisted of Worship & Prayer, seminars, breakout sessions, Separate Men & Women sessions, Movie evening.

The Guest Speakers were Bishop Melvin and Pastor Yvonne Brooks who spoke on ‘Roles, Responsibilities, Decision making in marriage and Sexuality in Christian Marriage’.  Each couple left with more understanding of their roles within their marriage.

We rounded off the Marriage Retreat with a Couples Banquet and dance.

Our next Marriage Retreat is scheduled for 16th – 19th April 2020. You are invited to attend this retreat whether you are a member of Christian Life Centre or you are not.
Please call the church office on 01865 772152 or email adminclc@btconnect.com for enquiries or to reserve a space.

Here are a few testimonials from the couples who were in attendance.

Adrian and Jasmine Reid

The CLC Marriage Retreat was a fantastic opportunity for married couples of all ages to talk about marriage in more detail and to intentionally spend time communicating with one another in its many forms. We also listened to great teachings which were presented by a variety of experienced speakers, with the aim to aid us in our…

Bonny and Rose Shauri

The Marriage Retreat was a great experience for us. What we have learned we have put into practice.  Each program we listened to was amazing. Through the Marriage Retreat we know we can sit down together and reason everything together. Thank you Pastor Cindy for assisting us with the reading and worship song that was one step ahead of lifting up our spiritual life.…

John and Jane Rowlands

Jane and I were only married about 5 weeks before the Marriage Retreat. The moment we arrived we felt blessed by the warm welcome, it was a wonderful experience from start to finish. We enjoyed the social bonding together with other married couples, all sharing the love of God; a foundation to build together, understand each other in our new relationship –…

Kafui and Seyram Afenyo

The Marriage Retreat was both a refreshing time away from the hustle and bustle of daily grind of life as well as thought provoking. To those of us married for a number of years, it was a time of reassessment and rejuvenation. The topics discussed were timely and the general atmosphere was very friendly and extremely welcoming to those of us attending for the first time.…