Welcome to Merge Class 2021


Welcome! Merge is Central’s premarital class for engaged and seriously dating couples. Merge offers couples the opportunity to learn, seek wisdom, and receive counsel about marriage in a safe, fun, challenging and authentic environment.

MERGE SESSIONS

Session 1 - Week of September 6

A Biblical View of Marriage

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message by Pastor Gerry (pages 7-10)
Individual Homework (pages 11-13)
Couple Discussion of Homework (pages 11-18)
Watch Testimony Video

GROUP MEETING
September 12, 11am

Session 2 - Week of September 13

Communication & Conflict

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message by Myron & Rosemarie Mielke (pages 19-22)
Individual Homework (pages 23-28)
Couple Discussion


GROUP MEETING
September 19, 1pm

Session 3 - Week of September 20

Biblical Roles In Marriage


HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message by Gerry & Nancy Chaddick (pages 29-34)
Men's Homework (pages 35-36)
Women's Homework (page 37)
Couple Discussion (pages 35,36, 38)

GROUP MEETING
September 26, 1:00pm

Session 4 - Week of September 27

Strengthening Your Relationship

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to both Messages by Pastor Ricky Hemme (pages 39-44)
Homework (pages 45-48)
Couple Discussion

GROUP MEETING
October 3, 1:00pm

Session 5 - Week of October 4

Finances

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to both messages -  Finances by Curt Sherrod & The Car
Homework (pages 54-65)
Couple Discussion

GROUP MEETING
October 10, 1:00pm

Session 6 - Week of October 11

Expectations Family & In-Laws

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Messages by Pastor Gerry Chaddick (pages 67-72)
Individual Homework (pages 73-75)
Expectations Worksheets (pages 76-91)

GROUP MEETING
October 17, 1:00pm 

Session 7 - Week of October 18

Sexual Intimacy

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message by Scott Kedersha from Watermark Church (pages 93-97)
Homework (pages 98-104)
Couple Discussion

GROUP MEETING
October 24, 1:00pm

Session 8 - Week of October 25

Understanding Your Spouse

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message by Jonathan & Hollynn Roberts (pages 105-107)
Homework (pages 108-109)
Couple Discussion
Modern Family Video Clip

GROUP MEETING
October 31, 1:00pm