When: In March 2024 and August 2024 (Virtually)

Time: As follows (Mountain time, Alberta Canada)

March 2024 

August 2024

Friday 8th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Friday 9th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturday 9th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Saturday 10th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Sunday 10th from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Sunday 11th from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Engaged Couples

  • Newly Married Couples 2 to 3 years that have not attended the course

 

What will be Learned and Discussed?

The pre-marriage course is a “Christian, Bible-based” preparatory course for the lifetime commitment between a Husband and a Wife. The following topics are covered:

  • The Christian Sacrament of Marriage

  • Understanding own personal Strengths and Weaknesses and their impact on the marital relationship

  • Our childhood and its impact on our adulthood’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior

  • Accepting, Celebrating changes, and Managing expectations

  • Understanding gender differences; their positive and negative impact on the marital relationship

  • Financial issues and personalities

  • Communication in marriage

  • How to deal with marital conflicts

  • Love and Intimacy

  • What will the couple encounter, expect, and be unaware of that can help or hinder the marital relationship

  • Prevention is better than cure

 

About the presenters:

  • Dr. Sami Fahmy: Certified marriage coach, and Communication Specialist

  • T. Mary Fahmy: Registered and Certified marriage and individual counselor and psychotherapist. Areas of focus: marital relationship issues, anxiety, and depression, self-esteem, positive parenting, stress, and anger management…

 

Cost: (payable to the Church) 

  • $75 per person

  • $35 per book will be sent by e-mail (please purchase the book at the same time you register)

Certificate of Attendance will be issued and signed by the Church Priest and Presenters

 

Registration

 

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