Classes

Monitoring Resources and Parent Controls

October 29, 2020 - October 22, 2020 San Antonio, Texas Thursday 7 to 8pm
Parenting

Wi-Fi is everywhere and between smartphones, laptops, tablets, game consoles, e-readers, and smart TVs – not to mention all of the streaming services – it can be immensely overwhelming to know where to start protecting your family and home from undesired content.

The Marriage Solution Virtual Marriage Seminar

October 31, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm San Antonio, Texas Saturday 2pm to 4pm
Marriage Enrichment
Troubled Marriages

have solved the marriage problem. Now that might sound strange to you because you probably have never heard that before, but yes I have solved the marriage problem. Finally the solution you have been looking for has arrived. I am going to eliminate arguments in your marriage. Now more than ever couples need help understanding how to get along. So if you are married or in a serious relationship I would like to invite you to my next event via Zoom. You will learn some of the biggest advances the psychology industry has seen in a hundred years.

Mind Matters Facilitator Training

November 02, 2020 - November 06, 2020 San Antonio, Texas Monday thru Friday at 9am
Leaders Training

Limited to 25 participants. CEs are also available. Registration Deadline: October 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM Pacific Confidently teach Mind Matters after participating in this five-day facilitator training (3.5 hours a day). Conducted online, you will be guided through the program and taught how best to share its insights and skills by its developer, Dr. Carolyn Curtis, and Dibble Master Trainer, Dixie Zittlow.

ICharacter: Integrity in an Online World

November 02, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm San Antonio, Texas Monday from 7pm to 8pm
Parenting

Parents today have the monumental task of raising children in an online-all-the-time-world. This new way of life for all of us requires a new way to train for character and integrity.

How To Have Relational Conflict

November 06, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm San Antonio, Texas Friday form 6pm to 9pm
Marriage Enrichment
Troubled Marriages

Wait a minute, it's actually possible to stay relationally connected during conflict? Join Chris and Jen for a in-depth look at what it means to keep the relationship bigger than the problem and learn the biggest factor that will determine how well you will be able to resolve conflict in your marriage. This evening will provide teaching and exercises that will bring a deeper peace and connection in your home. The best part: much of what you learn can be used for resolving conflict almost anywhere!

Before You Say I Do (& After) Pre-Marital Course & Post Marriage Enrichment

November 08, 2020 | 9:00am - 5:00pm San Antonio, Texas Sunday from 9am to 5pm
Marriage Preparation
Marriage Enrichment

TwogetherinTexas, a State sponsored program is designed to increase the well-being of children by providing voluntary marriage and relationship education skills to couples considering marriage.

Parent Talk- Next Talk

November 08, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm San Antonio, Texas Sunday, November 8, 2020 @ 7:00 AM
Parenting

NextTalk is back!! We’ve had Mandy Majors here before to talk about keeping our kids safe in a digital world. Many of us even went through the nextTalk 9-week video study. Now, Mandy and her husband (Matt) are coming back to do a virtual event: Creating Stability in an Unstable World.

Parents Guide to Gaming and Streaming

November 10, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am San Antonio, Texas Tuesday Nov 10, 2020 from 9am to 10am
Parenting

Today’s online, algorithm-driven and potently realistic video games aren’t even comparable to the static games parents grew up with (Pac-Man, Tetris, Mario-Bros, Zelda). The video game industry has captured the heart and soul of children and adults through this form of interactive entertainment – sometimes, perhaps, too well.

Online Marriage Ministry Training Conference

November 11, 2020 - November 12, 2020 San Antonio, Texas November 11-12, 2020 beginning at 10am
Leaders Training

Healthy marriages are the building blocks of a healthy church. Couples devoted to following Christ can uniquely reflect God's sacrificial love, deeply impact the next generation's belief, and ultimately transform the body of Christ from the inside out. Do you desire this type of transformation in your church? Are you looking for resources and tools to start or improve your church's marriage ministry?

Addiction: Smartphones, social media, gaming, pornography

November 12, 2020 - October 21, 2020 San Antonio, Texas Thursday 11:30am to 12:30pm AND 7pm to 8pm
Parenting

In our hyper-connected and entertainment-driven world adolescents and teens are thrust into a life where FOMO (fear of missing out), fame-seeking, competition, loneliness, digital connections, and instant gratification not only alters their character but their education, relationships, and safety as well.

Addiction: Smartphones, social media, gaming, pornography

November 12, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm San Antonio, Texas Thursday Nov 12 7pm to 8pm
Parenting

In our hyper-connected and entertainment-driven world adolescents and teens are thrust into a life where FOMO (fear of missing out), fame-seeking, competition, loneliness, digital connections, and instant gratification not only alters their character but their education, relationships, and safety as well.

Affair Recovery EMS Weekend

November 13, 2020 - November 15, 2020 San Antonio, Texas Friday thru Sunday
Troubled Marriages

EMS Weekend is going virtual! We will be bringing the entire transformational EMS Weekend experience to our participants. Every aspect of EMS Weekend will be the same, so when All the benefits...none of the ‘rona...and get a $1,000 discount. We are excited to share this life-changing experience with you.

Catholic Engaged Encounter

November 13, 2020 - November 15, 2020 Jacksonville, Florida Friday at 7:00 p.m. and concludes Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.
Marriage Preparation
Marriage Enrichment

The encounter is a weekend experience which allows couples time to reflect upon their relationship in an atmosphere free of the pressures and distractions of everyday life. It is designed to give the couple planning marriage an opportunity to talk honestly and intensely about their prospective life together- their strengths and weaknesses, desires, ambitions, goals; their attitudes about money, sex, children, family; their roles in the church and society.

To Trust Again

November 14, 2020 | 9:00am - 5:00pm Tallahassee, Florida 9am-5pm
Marriage Preparation
Marriage Enrichment
Grief Recovery

To Trust Again is a marriage preparation program specifically geared toward couples where one or both have been previously married. Couples meet with a trained lead couple who present on topics related to the couple’s situation and share personal experiences, but the heart of the programs is the conversation between the couple. The material is published through ACTA Publications. In order to better facilitate both the couples registering and our volunteers, we ask that you register at least one week prior to the event. The fee for this event is $100 per couple.

Surviving The Holidays

November 14, 2020 | 9:30am - 12:00pm Panama City Beach, Florida 9:30-Noon at Woodlawn UMC/Panama City Beach
Grief Recovery

From the folks who brought you GriefShare, the "Surviving the Holidays" seminar is especially for people who are grieving a loved one’s death.

Hope Weekend November Jacksonville

November 20, 2020 - November 22, 2020 Jacksonville, Florida Friday 3pm-9pm; Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1pm -6pm
Marriage Enrichment
Troubled Marriages

Have you lost hope in your marriage? Our goal for Hope Weekends is simple: we want troubled marriages to be healed and restored. With over 20 years of experience ministering to couples who have lost hope, our trained counselors and coaches are equipped and prepared to help you repair and restore your marriage.

Engaging The Heart Marriage Preparation Workshop

November 21, 2020 | 11:00am - 3:30pm San Antonio, Texas Saturday 11am to 3;30pm
Marriage Preparation

Preparing for your marriage is a tremendous endeavor and the Catholic Church stands ready to support your commitment to married life.

A wedding lasts a day but your marriage will last the rest of your life. We invite you to prepare for you marriage by considering the following resources. They are intended to strengthen and support the promises you will make to give yourselves completely to one another for the rest of your lives.

ADHD Anger, Tantrums, and Mood Swings

November 24, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm San Antonio, Texas Tuesday Nov 24, 2020 from 12pm to 1pm
Parenting

One of the most difficult — and under-appreciated — challenges of ADHD is managing the intense emotions and moods that can hijack everyday life for children and adults alike. Emotional dysregulation — or the inability to properly modulate and regulate feelings — is a formidable problem for many people with ADHD.

Understanding Your Marriage Dance

December 04, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm San Antonio, Texas Friday from 6pm to 9:30pm
Marriage Enrichment
Troubled Marriages

Thriving Marriage Date Night #3 - December 4th We've all heard the phrase, "give and take," and many wives might say, "I give, he takes." But what if the marriage dance we need in order to sustain joy levels isn't give and take, but learning a rhythm of joy and rest? Chris and Jen will share how developing secure attachment styles transformed their marriage. In this block you will learn to identify signs and ideal windows where joy blossoms - and avoid the top marriage-buster of all time: attachment pain.

Online Marriage Counseling Retreats

December 04, 2020 - December 06, 2020 San Antonio, Texas Beginning Friday Dec 4, 2020 at 7pm thru Sunday Dec 6, 2020
Troubled Marriages
Marriage Enrichment

Over the course of a three-phase, closely guided intensive weekend, our team of marriage counselors, coaches and facilitators walk you and your spouse through a practical “step-by-step” journey utilizing therapeutic, timeless principles, as well as timeless Biblical truths. The applications and exercises will reveal the hidden barriers that have been harmful to your spouse and your marriage, and have kept your marriage from thriving.

Ongoing Groups

Celebrate Recovery Fridays at 6:30pm Group Details
Celebrate Recovery Monday nights at 5:30 at First United Methodist Church Group Details
Celebrate Recovery Thursdays at 5pm at Woodlawn United Methodist Church Group Details
Celebration Men's Bible Study Tuesdays 5 - 7:00p Group Details
Couples Class at Woodstock Church PCB Sunday morning at 9am in Room #4 Group Details
Couples Lifechange Group - at St. Andrew Baptist Church Sundays 10:30-11:30 am Group Details
Couples with High School students through empty nesters (30s-50s) at Emerald Coast Fellowship Sunday mornings at 8:15 am Room 10 Group Details
Dynamic Marriage Tuesdays at 7pm Group Details
Dynamic Marriage Wednesdays at 7pm Group Details
Engaged and Newlywed Couples Monday evenings Group Details

Resources

Couple Talk Counselors Resource Details
Divorce Busting Articles Resource Details
Dr. Tabitha Johnson, PhD., LMFT Counselors Resource Details
Frank Morelli, M.A., LMHC Counselors Resource Details
How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk (For Singles) Books Resource Details
Marriage Builders Articles Resource Details
Start Smart Premarital Program Websites Resource Details
The Dating Divas Articles Resource Details
The Lasting App Websites Resource Details