About to Marry a Jerk ... or a Gem? A GPS System to Guide You
UM Healthy Marriage Project Encourages Attendance at SMART Marriage Conference
Marriage is intended to be a lifelong journey and a GPS system is definitely needed to navigate turbulent waters and avoid rocky shoals. Be SMART before you jump into that boat! Attend the SMART Marriage Conference July 2-5 (Wed.-Sat.) in
Thursday's Keynote Speaker will be Dr. John Van Epp. In "Waiting to Marry" he will present his step-by-step GPS system for approaching courtship in ways that help create a successful marriage. In addition to the keynote, Dr. Van Epp will present a seminar on Saturday afternoon, followed by a daylong training institute in his MARRIAGE LINKS program on Sunday.
The Saturday seminar features Van Epp's Teach-Out-of-the-Box (TOOB) program, "How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk."
The registration fee to attend the full three days of the conference is $365 ($355 if you register on line). However, there are a variety of special attendance options, including group discounts – and anyone may attend one of the 18 individual seminars on Saturday, July 5, 4-5:30 p.m., for just $15. Be sure to let friends and family in the Bay Area know!
The Northern California United Methodist Healthy Marriage Project is offering scholarships of $100 or more, available on a first come/first served basis to pastors or lay leaders who wish to attend. Healthy Marriage Project hopes that at least one person from each of the seven districts in the
For brochures and other information, including the list of all 18 seminars, link to www.smartmarriages.com.