New Merge Class Begins Jan. 24, 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 7

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 13, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 2 - Week of September 14

Communication & Conflict

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message by Tim & Amy Atkerson (pages 19-22)
Individual Homework (pages 23-28)
Couple Discussion

GROUP MEETING
September 20, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 3 - Week of September 21

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 27, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 4 - Week of September 28

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 4, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 5 - Week of October 5

Finances

HOMEWORK (before Group Meeting)
Listen to Message from Watermark (pages 49-53)
Homework (pages 54-65)
Couple Discussion

GROUP MEETING
October 11, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 6 - Week of October 12

Expectations & Family/In-Laws

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

GROUP MEETING
October 18, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 7 - Week of October 19

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 25, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 8 - Week of October 26

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
November 1, 1:30pm via Zoom