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I Choose Us Marriage Retreat

September 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

This event is being hosted by the Downtown Chicago/South Side and Metro Ministry Centers. All are welcome to attend.

I Choose Us

Why do some marriages succeed and others fail? How do you take your marriage from good to great?

Marriage takes work. In the busyness of life, we often forget to give our marriage the attention and care it needs to be successful. A healthy and lifelong marriage requires ongoing maintenance.

“I Choose Us” is a fresh concept that combines biblical principles with modern counseling approaches to help couples break harmful cycles and take your marriage to the next level.

Program

Friday, September 8, 2017
3:00 p.m. — Hotel Check-in Begins
8:00 p.m. — Welcome/entertainment/dance

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Breakfast (for overnight guests)
9:00 a.m. — Class Session 1
11:00 a.m. — Class Session 2
Noon — Lunch (included)
1:00 p.m. — Class Session 3

Sunday, September 10, 2017
Breakfast (for overnight guests)
11:00 a.m. — Worship Service

Guest Speakers

Guy and Loretta Berndt are entertaining and engaging speakers who bring a practical, spiritual message on how to have a great and lasting marriage. Their use of movie clips and breakout groups enriches the experience. The Berndts have been married 35 years, have three adult children and six wonderful grandchildren.

Guy has led churches throughout the U.S. and taught in public school. He has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s in educational administration.

Loretta leads vibrant women’s groups. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work and a master’s degree in home economics with a focus on family services.

Hotel Location

This event will be held at the Embassy Suites in Schaumburg/Woodfield. The hotel is located at 1939 N Meacham Road, Schaumburg, IL.

This all-suite, full-service hotel is nestled in the heart of the Woodfield shopping, dining, entertainment district, where local attractions abound.

Begin your day at the Embassy Suites with a free made-to-order breakfast in the seven-story garden atrium. Lounge in your two-room suite, complete with a separate living room, two televisions, a refrigerator, microwave and Wi-Fi access. Enjoy drinks and snacks at the complimentary Evening Reception. Savor New Orleans cuisine and traditional dishes in the casual ambience of LaFitte’s restaurant. Work out in the modern fitness center and melt away stress in the indoor pool and hot tub.

Check-in time is 3 p.m.

Registration Options

Two-Night Package: Couples who register for a 2-night stay will enjoy all classes, plus a full breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, lunch Saturday, and the nightly “manager’s reception” at the hotel. $385 per couple.

One-Night Package: The 1-night stay option includes all classes, a full breakfast on Sunday, lunch Saturday, and the Saturday “manager’s reception.” $265 per couple.

Program Only: For those who will not be spending the night at the hotel, the Program Only registration includes all classes and the lunch Saturday. $125 per couple.

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Details

Start:
September 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
End:
September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Venue

Embassy Suites – Schaumburg
1939 North Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States
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Details

Start:
September 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
End:
September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Venue

Embassy Suites – Schaumburg
1939 North Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States
+ Google Map