Come join the Married for Life Ministry
Come join the Married for Life Ministry for our “Hearts As One” Marriage Retreat on September 21-23, 2017 at the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel (3501 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451). This is more than a retreat, it is an experience like none other! This is the time to invest in your marriage so that you can strengthen, grow, and enhance your marriage to make it even a better. At the retreat, you will encounter powerful teachings, life-changing workshops and fun activities that will transform your marriage. The great tips, tools and godly principles that you will receive promises to add a “fresh fire” and “sparkle” to your marriage while elevating you and your spouse to experience more of what you want and need for an incredible relationship. And you get plenty of time to spend with each other alone so you enjoy the boardwalk with direct access to the beach that provides relaxing moments from the best of Virginia Beach! The cost of the retreat is only $499 So register online today!!!
September 15, 2017 Final Payment
FOOD CHOICE: Deadline 9/8/17
EVERYONE needs to make a selection for both meals listed below.
DEADLINE – Email this information to email@example.com by close of business 9/8/2017.
Thursday Evening Lite Meal: PLEASE MAKE A SELECTION OF THE SANDWICH.
Includes a soft drink, gourmet potato chips and freshly baked cookies. Choose one sandwich or mix it up with a minimum of a dozen per sandwich selection.
- Smoked Turkey Club Wrap – with bacon, cheddar cheese, vine ripe tomato, lettuce, and honey mustard in a whole wheat tortilla wrap.
- Roast Beef on Rye – roast beef with vine ripe tomato lettuce, red onion, cheddar cheese, horseradish mayonnaise on marble rye bread.
- Ham & Swiss – shaved honey ham, swiss cheese, lettuce vine ripe tomato, yellow mustard on a fresh hoagie roll.
- Italian Sub – capicola ham, mortadella, genoa salami, provolone cheese, lettuce, vine ripe tomato, banana peppers, mayonnaise on a fresh hoagie roll.
If you are a VEGETARIAN ONLY , please reply “yes” whether it is “one” or “both” of you. The hotel needs to know how many people they are serving with the meals selected below. We have three Vegetarian options for the third entrée for the Lunch Buffet on Friday.
PLEASE MAKE A SELECTION:
• Warm Mushroom Ravioli
• Braised Spinach With Caramelized Portobello Mushrooms
• Vegetarian Lasagna with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce
DONT FORGET TO BRING:
Don’t forget to bring your beach chairs and workout clothing!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q. When is the retreat?
A The retreat begins on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Check-in will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. followed by light refreshments, and overview of the retreat and a fun activity at 7pm. The event concludes on Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
Q. What is the cost of the retreat?
A The cost of the retreat is $499 per couple.
Q . When is the money due and how much is due?
A. $100 deposit is due by April 30, 2017. The balance is due by September 15, 2017. You may submit payments online at the www.thelifedc.org.
Q. After making our initial deposit, can we set up a payment plan for the rest?
A. Yes, a payment plan will be set up. The balance is due by September 15, 2017.
Q. Where is the retreat being held?
A The retreat will be held at the Sheridan Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel located at 3501 Atlantic Ave. Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
Q. What will be done at the retreat?
A The theme of the retreat is “Hearts As One”. There will be powerful life changing sessions that provide tools and resources to strengthen your marriage and refresh you and your spouse, designated couples time alone with your spouse, a night out with entertainment, opportunities to have fun and more! NOTE *** All outside activities are at the expense of you and your spouse.
Q. Who will be speaking at the retreat?
A. A guest speaker (TBA). Also, great leaders from The Life Church will be ministering.
Q. What do we need to bring?
A. A prayerful spirit, an open heart, Bible, and business casual attire for sessions, beach/pool attire if you choose.
Q. Is there support after the retreat?
A. Yes. In addition to the material covered at the retreat, couples can avail themselves of the many resources the church has in place to support marriage (e.g. Married for Life Marriage Mentors, Ministerial/Lay Counseling, Accountability partners, Married for Life Events, etc.).
Q. Why should we attend the retreat?
A. It will serve as an opportunity to invest in your marriage by setting time aside to spend with your spouse and receive practical tools to strengthen your marriage bond.
Q. Will there be free time, and if so what’s in the surrounding area to do?
A. Yes, each evening there will be free time for you and your spouse to have fun with one another. A list of local attractions and extra-curricular activities will be provided in your welcome packet upon arrival.
Q. Where can I get more information?
A. For more information, please feel free to stop by the Married for Life table in the lobby before and after the 9am service.
Q. How may I help to ensure other couples have the opportunity to attend the retreat?
A. Prayerfully consider making a donation to support other couples who wish to attend. If you would like to make a donation, please visit the Married for Life Ministry table in the lobby or contact the church at 703-490-7155. Or you can email the Married for Life Directors, Keith & Nashawn Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. What’s included in the $499 registration?
A. What’s included in the $499 price is a 2 night stay in an oceanfront hotel that is situated directly on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk with numerous shops, dining options, and attractions within walking distance. Each room has either a Standard King or 2 Queens beds. All guest rooms have a 37″ high-definition flat screen televisions; 42″ flat screen in suites.
• Private balconies adjacent to every guest room
• Sheraton Fitness center
• New outdoor pool plaza (seasonal): featuring a 60 seat Cabanas Bar and Grill outdoor café.
• Newly renovated indoor pool
• Complimentary Valet & Garage Parking
• Complimentary Wireless Internet
• Bike Rentals Available
As far as meals goes, there will be a light meal (snack box) upon arrival on Thursday evening. On Friday there is an continental breakfast and lunch buffet. For Friday night dinner couples will be on their own for a night out on the town. Saturday morning a continental breakfast will be served. Also, all conference materials will be included in the price of the retreat as well.
september 21 (Thursday) - 23 (Saturday)
Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel
3501 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451