Weekend To Remember – BOGO till 1/27

For a limited time in January, Weekend to Remember registrations will be buy one, get one FREE! This offer will be available from January 6-27, 2014. Everyone who registers during this timeframe withour group name will receive half off the regular event registration rate. Start inviting now so as many as possible can take advantage of this great offer.

Our Group Name is: TwogetherMinistries

Call 1-800-FL-TODAY (358-6329) and mentioning our group name
Register for a Weekend To Remember

Weekend To Remember marriage getaway

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The Great Date Night @ FBC Martinsburg, WV

Come out and enjoy Mark Cable and The Great Date Night!

Friday, May 11th, 7:00pm at First Baptist Church in Martinsburg, WV!

All couples are welcome!

Concert and Desserts for $25 per couple

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US #1 in Divorce Rate

The United States has the highest divorce rate on the globe by a wide margin. Puerto Rico is number two, but should not be listed as it is a territory of the United States. This is almost 4 times the average.
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Twogether Ministries Reading List

Posted the Twogether Ministries Reading List under Our Book Store.  This is a collection of what we believe are the best available resources that are current and we or someone we trust have reviewed.  Feel free to comment with any recommendations.

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Military can now attend the Weekend To Remember for FREE

FamilyLife has established a scholarship program call “Finally Home” that allows all Active Military personnel to attend a WTR for free. Also inactive military personnel qualify for the free registration if they have returned from deployment within the past 18 months. FamilyLife is doing this to reach out to military personnel to help them in their marriage. The divorce rate for military personnel is much higher than the general population due to all the stresses couples face due to separation/deployment.

Please call FamilyLife at 800-358-6329 M-F from 8:00 to 18:00 hrs to register. Share with our Guest Relations Representative that youy are active or inactive military to get registered. This program covers the cost of registration for the WTR. Hotel costs are not covered.

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School’s Out: A Lesson in What NOT To Do

In what could be they next TV drama or a new reality show, “A California school teacher has quit his job and left his wife and kids to move into an apartment with an 18-year-old student less than half his age.” (FoxNews)  The story goes on focusing on the fact that he left it all behind and moved into an apartment. It then delves into the battle that the girl’s mother is waging against him. Continue reading

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Marriage Video Event

If you live near Shepherdstown, WV, then you can join us at Covenant Church for the Art of Marriage on Friday and Saturday, March 30th & 31st. The cost is $50 per couple. Tickets can be purchased on Sunday mornings in the bookstore between 10:15 am – 11:15 am or through their Giving website.

Join our Facebook Event!

Do not live nearby or those dates do not work for you?
Then check on other dates and locations at http://www.theartofmarriage.com/.

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Military Wives

Military WivesNo, this is not about the TV show Army Wives. Rather, I wanted you all to read a good news story. Military Wives Turn to Bible for Marriage Advice is a nice article by Kristin Hall for the Associated Press. So the good news is that when these young wives were challenged they sought help from the only one who counts. Continue reading

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Marriage in Decline

Pew Research Center recently released their report on the “State of Marriage based Census and survey data. “In 1960, 72% of all adults ages 18 and older were married; today just 51% are.” One surprising detail is that the trend is across all age groups. The median age of first marriage has also greatly increased, so we will have to wait to see if this is more of a trend to delay marriage. Though from what we have been seeing through our ministries tends to point to a rejection of marriage as an institution. In working with young teen mothers, we are seeing that many are not only saying marriage is not needed for raising a family, but the guy does not even have to be part of the picture. Continue reading

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Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Image by Salvatore Vuono (http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/view_photog.php?photogid=659)Unless you are still hiding in a bunker from the cold war era, then you have heard about Kim Kardashian.  The Washington Post has reported, “Just 10 weeks after their lavish, made-for-TV wedding and less than a month after the wedding special aired, reality starlet Kim Kardashian is canceling her marriage to NBA player Kris Humphries.”  She said in a statement. “I had hoped this marriage was forever but sometimes things don’t work out as planned.”  Well according to Kim Kardashian forever is 72 days of marriage. Continue reading

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