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 January 25

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
January 31, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 2 - Week of February 1

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
February 7, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 3 - Week of February 8

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
February 21, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 4 - Week of February 22

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
February 28, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 5 - Week of March 1

Finances

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

GROUP MEETING
March 7, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 6 - Week of March 8

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
March 14, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 7 - Week of March 15

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
March 21, 1:30pm via Zoom

Session 8 - Week of March 22

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
March 28, 1:30pm via Zoom