Marriage Enrichment Weekend Conference – Grand Rapids

October 4, 2024 – October 6, 2024

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids MEW

The effects of today’s healthcare professions have taken its toll on marriages. Increasing time pressures, fiscal burdens, continuing education requirements and countless demands have made building strong marriage relationships all the more difficult.

CMDA recognizes a need to provide healthcare couples with an opportunity to nurture and grow in their marital relationships. The Marriage Enrichment Weekends offer a comfortable, get-away-from-it-all setting, allowing couples to communicate and experience a deeper appreciation for their marriage partnership.

Physician/Dentist – CMDA Member $350

Physician/Dentist – Non-member $400

Resident/Fellow – CMDA Member $185

Resident/Fellow – Non-member $235

Student – CMDA Member $100

Student – Non-member $150

Missionary – CMDA Member $100

Missionary – Non-member $150

Spouse – $0

Amway Grand Plaza

187 Monroe Ave NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Make your lodging reservations by calling the Amway Grand Plaza at 1-800-253-3590. The group rate of $249 is available until September 3, 2024. Please refer to the group (Christian Medical & Dental Associations) and meeting name (Marriage Enrichment Weekend Conference) when making your reservation.

FRIDAY      NOTE: Dinner on your own.

6:30 PM          Check-in and Reception in scheduled meeting room.

7:00 PM          SESSION I: REFOCUSING ON A BIBLICICAL PERSPECTIVE – FOR BALANCING PRIORITIES IN THE DOCTOR’S MARRIAGE

8:30 PM          Small Groups

9:15 PM          Couples Time

SATURDAY  

9:00 AM          SESSION II: REFOCUSING ON THE DOCTOR’S PERSONALITY AND ITS EFFECTS ON MARRIAGE – IMPROVING OUR RELATIONSHIP AND AFFIRMING OUR DIFFERENCES

9:45 AM          Couples Time

10:15 AM        Small Groups

10:45 AM        SESSION III: REFOCUSING ON COMMUNICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CONFLICT SKILLS

11:30 AM        Small Group

12:30 PM        Lunch/Couple Time

1:30 PM          SESSION IV: REKINDLING MARITAL ROMANCE AND INTIMACY

2:15 PM          Group Time

3:00 PM         Free for a private and romantic evening with your spouse

SUNDAY

9:15 AM           SESSION V: WORSHIP AND RECOMMITTING TO GOD AND ONE’S SPOUSE

10:00 AM        Small Group Prayer Time

11:30 AM        Wrap-up Session (Evaluations)

12:00 noon     Adjournment

Sandy Harris at Sandy.Harris@cmda.org or 423-844-1000.