Seminar - Your Marriage: Are you living or merely existing?
During the weekend marriage retreat Jim & Jere will teach you how to adjust your marriage to the seasons of life. You will learn how to move from the honeymoon stage, the reality stage and finally the restructuring stage. You will learn about the many obstacles in marriage and discover the only sifter that unifies these obstacles and unite your lives into his purpose. You will leave this Marriage Retreat with new tools, a re-altered biblical mindset and wider perspective that will bring you beyond pious platitudes and into the reality of life and victorious living.
Your PresentersPastor Jim Ricci – Jim is nationally board certified in Biblical Counseling with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He has been the Care and Counseling Pastor of the Cranston Christian Fellowship in Rhode Island since 1989. Louise and Jim have been married 45 years. They have two girls Erica and Jeannine and have blessed with have six grandchildren.
He is now Executive Director for Aletheia Counseling Ministries, which is a non-profit organization that serves the needs of individuals in RI, Conn. and Ma. He is a decorated Vietnam Veteran who served in the Elite 34th Infantry Platoon Scout Dog Company as a point man. He was awarded the Bronze Star with “Valor” for going above and beyond the call of duty during his time of service. It is the 4th highest citation presented by the US Army.
Jim is also a motivational speaker. He speaks at numerous churches, is a seminar speaker at Iron Sharpens Iron and teaches local churches how to equip their members to successfully live out Progressive Sanctification to be complete in Christ and victorious in Glorifying the Kingdom of God. He also works with pastors throughout the New England area to assist in counseling and to equip them to deal with conflict and relational issues in their congregations.
Jere Vincent communicates with passion and commitment. He has experience in the worlds of higher education and ministry. Jere has over 25 years of church ministry and leadership experience in marriage and family ministries.
Jere is an anointed bible teacher who uses real world applications of the Word and personal experiences, interwoven with humor and wisdom, to help couples overcome challenges with the direct application of the scriptures. In teaching biblical truths and using his life as an example, he shares the purpose of assisting other believers in developing a vulnerability and transparency with God, which leads to unparalleled intimacy and deeper relationships with their spouse.
He and his wife, Brenda, have two daughters and live in Durham, New Hampshire. Jere and Brenda are active marriage mentors in their local church, sharing their lives with couples preparing for marriage and those going through challenging seasons.
Accommodations and Cost:$329.00 for the weekend (369.00 after 1/20/2017) – Includes: two nights’ accommodations at the Hampton Inn and Suites Wells Maine. Meals: Friday night reception, Breakfast Saturday/Sunday and lunch Saturday and conference materials.
Enjoy a beautiful location among Ogunquit, Maine at the Hampton Inn Wells-Ogunquit (TripAdvisor 4.5 star) The inn is only a five minute walk to the Atlantic Ocean at Wells Beach, ten minutes from shopping, dining and more in downtown Ogunquit.