Marriage and Family Ministries
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Special Announcements - January 7, 2013
THREE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1) National Marriage Week USA is coming up quickly, February 7-14, 2013. If you have not already made plans to use this occasion to highlight marriage-strengthening activities in your area, start planning now to become part of this vital annual campaign as soon as possible. Watch and share this video for inspiration and information.
The video is also available at www.NationalMarriageWeekUSA.org along with other information and suggested resources.
2. Free webinar series on relationship education for youth -- for parents, teachers, and those who work with youth. The Dibble Institute is hosting a free Second Wednesday Webinar series beginning January 9, 2013! Every month guest speakers, program authors, or Dibble staff will bring you insight on timely topics related to teen/young adult romantic relationship issues, research, and programs. Join us to stay up-to-date on the latest information about guiding youth to healthy relationships. Learn more, and register today at www.DibbleInstitute.org to participate live. About three days after each webinar, the recording will be posted on the website, providing free access to everyone interested. Share this opportunity with parents, teachers, and anyone who works with youth.
3) The National Association for Relationship and Marriage Education (NARME) is also offering a series of webinars, free to members of the organization, to non-members for a small fee, addressing various relevant issues. Visit www.narme.org and click on Webinars and News to learn more.
Praying for blessings of energy and enthusiasm to utilize these great resources ,
Jane P. Ives
United Methodist Marriage and Family Ministries Consultant