MARRIAGE MENTOR
PROGRAM
2011 Overview (Slideshare.net)
The Parks Church Mission Statement
 Gospel
 The Good News (John 1:1-17, John 14:6, John 3:16)
 Community
 The Local Ch...
The Parks Church Marriage Mission
Statement
 Communication
 Our marriages communicate a message.
 Family
 Strong marri...
Promoting Healthier Relationships
 For premarital couples
 Marriage Mentors provide helpful role models
during the prema...
Building a Marriage Foundation
 Malachi Chapter 2
 14 The LORD witnessed the vows you and your
wife made to each other o...
3 Stages to a Solid Marriage
The Marriage Process
Mentor
Pre-Marital
Newlywed
Married
Marriage Mentor Program
Continue Mentor ProcessStage 3 (Continual)
Stage 2 (3 weeks)
Stage 1 (3 weeks)
Begin Mentoring Pro...
Marriage Mentor Arrangements
Married 16+ years“Primo” Mentors
“Reality” Mentors
“Romance” Mentors
Married 6-15 years
Marri...
Stage 1 – Week 1
 Introduction – Meet Pastor
 Open with Prayer
 Pastoral Session
 Schedule next appt. with Mentors
 C...
Stage 1 – Week 2
 Introductions - Pastor introduces couple to
Mentors
 Open with Prayer
 “Get to Know” time
 Get a His...
Stage 1 – Week 3
 Open with Prayer
 Review Assessment Results
 Brief discussion on:
 Core values and beliefs
 Communi...
Stage 2 – Week 1
 Introductions – Introduce couple to “Romance”
Mentors
 Open with Prayer
 “Romance” time
 Let’s talk ...
Stage 2 – Week 2
 Introductions – Introduce couple to “Reality”
Mentors
 Open with Prayer
 “Get Real” time
 “Reality” ...
Stage 2 – Week 3
 Introductions – Introduce couple to “Primo”
Mentors
 Open with Prayer
 “Prime” time
 Primo Mentors S...
Stage 3 – Continual
 Have accountability program?
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    1. 1. MARRIAGE MENTOR PROGRAM 2011 Overview (Slideshare.net)
    2. 2. The Parks Church Mission Statement  Gospel  The Good News (John 1:1-17, John 14:6, John 3:16)  Community  The Local Church (Acts 2:42-47, Hebrews 10:23-25)  Discipleship  The Walk (Matthew 28:19, Ephesians 4:13, Hebrews 6:1-2)  Serving  The Example (James 1:22, 1 John 3:18, Matthew 25:40-45)  Missional  The Intentional Life (1 Thes. 4:1, Acts 17:26)
    3. 3. The Parks Church Marriage Mission Statement  Communication  Our marriages communicate a message.  Family  Strong marriages lead to strong families.  Counsel  Take counsel from the word of God.  Service  Serve one another in marriage.  Responsibility  Marriage is an institution for carrying on missionary work.
    4. 4. Promoting Healthier Relationships  For premarital couples  Marriage Mentors provide helpful role models during the premarital stage and first year of your marriage.  For married couples  Meeting with Marriage Mentors can provide hope, enrichment, and direction for your marriage.  For Marriage Mentors  Investing in other couples can be an enriching experience for their own marriages.
    5. 5. Building a Marriage Foundation  Malachi Chapter 2  14 The LORD witnessed the vows you and your wife made to each other on your wedding day when you were young.  1 Kings Chapter 6  12 "As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, carry out my regulations and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you the promise I gave to David your father.
    6. 6. 3 Stages to a Solid Marriage
    7. 7. The Marriage Process Mentor Pre-Marital Newlywed Married
    8. 8. Marriage Mentor Program Continue Mentor ProcessStage 3 (Continual) Stage 2 (3 weeks) Stage 1 (3 weeks) Begin Mentoring Process Attend Mentor Meetings Meet with Pastor Meet with Marriage Ministers Commit to Family Program
    9. 9. Marriage Mentor Arrangements Married 16+ years“Primo” Mentors “Reality” Mentors “Romance” Mentors Married 6-15 years Married 1-5 years
    10. 10. Stage 1 – Week 1  Introduction – Meet Pastor  Open with Prayer  Pastoral Session  Schedule next appt. with Mentors  Close with Prayer.
    11. 11. Stage 1 – Week 2  Introductions - Pastor introduces couple to Mentors  Open with Prayer  “Get to Know” time  Get a History of the relationship.  Assess their relationship.  Have couple share their Vision and Expectations.  Discuss with couple what a perfect marriage looks like.  At-Home Assessment (online survey, SurveyMonkey)
    12. 12. Stage 1 – Week 3  Open with Prayer  Review Assessment Results  Brief discussion on:  Core values and beliefs  Communication  Family  Commitment  Outline The Parks Marriage Mission Statement  Commit to Marriage Mentor Program (Covenant).  Schedule next appt. and close with Prayer.
    13. 13. Stage 2 – Week 1  Introductions – Introduce couple to “Romance” Mentors  Open with Prayer  “Romance” time  Let’s talk romance.  Senior Mentors Share their experiences.  Schedule next appt. and close with Prayer.
    14. 14. Stage 2 – Week 2  Introductions – Introduce couple to “Reality” Mentors  Open with Prayer  “Get Real” time  “Reality” Mentors Share their experiences.  Schedule next appt. and close with Prayer.
    15. 15. Stage 2 – Week 3  Introductions – Introduce couple to “Primo” Mentors  Open with Prayer  “Prime” time  Primo Mentors Share their experiences.  Schedule next appt. and close with Prayer.
    16. 16. Stage 3 – Continual  Have accountability program?

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