Abide in Love Winner Announced

July 16, 2009

ABIDE in LOVE, Healthy Marriage for United Methodists, has drawn the name of the Rev. Frances Leibert, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Dinuba, California as the winner of the $50 prize in the business card drawing at this year's Annual Conference Session. She and many others visited Abide in Love's display table and left a business card to connect with the organization. 


ABIDE IN LOVE, Healthy Marriage/Relationships for United Methodists, is a ministry to encourage the development of Marriage/Relationship Education programs in local United Methodist Churches in the California-Nevada Annual Conference. Successful programs have been started at more than 20 churches in the Conference. 


Recommended Curriculum:


* Couplehood, by Harville Hendrix. DVD driven.


* 10 Great Dates, by Dave and Claudia Arp. DVD driven.


* Mastering the Mysteries of Love, by Bernard Gurney and Mary Ortwein. Trained Leader driven.


* Ready for Love (for singles), by Mary Ortwein. Trained Leader driven.


* Pick a Partner (How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk), by John Van Epp. Trained Leader driven.


* Bringing Baby Home, by John Gottman. Trained Leader driven.


* CONNECTIONS: Dating and Emotions. Special funding is available for churches offering these courses in September, 2009.


* Love U 2. Comprehensive relationship education for teens. 


For more information check each title's website on Google, and/or contact Glenn and Gwen Tilton at 916.393.6479 or gtilton2@comcast.net.