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    4173 Meridian St,
    Bellingham, WA 98226

 

 

Marriage & Family

Classes    Dedication     Weddings

Marriage & Family Classes and Events

Classes & Events
When it comes to integrating our beliefs with our actions, there is no more important place to begin than in our families. CTK offers classes that will help you take steps toward a healthy marriage and family. Whether you're looking for practical tools to change the way you interact today, or you're ready to dive deeper and get to the heart of the issue you face, we have something for everyone.

Marriage Classes & Events

Divorce Care for Women
Join other women for expert video teaching, discussion and prayer around the topic of divorce. 10 Mondays, starting January 20.

Marriage Recharge: Finances in Marriage
Learn biblical insights into money management, and practical steps that create unity. Sunday, January 26.

Marriage Recharge: The Fruit of Married Life
Come learn some practical feedback strategies, and how to make appropriate changes. Sunday, February 16.

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
Are you engaged or considering marriage? Don't miss this chance to learn practical, high-leverage relationship skills, and become better prepared for a lifetime together. Tuesday, February 25.

Reconnect Marriage Workshop
Discover how you and your spouse can change the dynamics that disrupt connection; gain insight into the effects of hurt, shame, blame and trauma; learn strategies for staying connected, even in the midst of conflict, and cultivate intimacy through play. Friday, March 6 AND Saturday, March 7.

Marriage Recharge: Making Life Dreams Come True
Get on the same page with your spouse about what excites you about the future. Sunday, April 26.

Family Classes & Events

Compass for Kids
Through fun activities, relevant teaching, and small group interaction, kids (ages 6-12) learn foundational truths and valuable skills that they need to navigate many life circumstances.

Financial Peace University
You'll gain budgeting insights, build a step-by-step financial plan, and enjoy an atmosphere that helps and celebrates progress. 9 Sundays, starting January 26.

Family Skate Night
Invite your friends and join other families for a skate party. We will have family friendly music, door prizes, games, and so much fun. Sunday, February 9.

Foster & Adoptive Parent Night Out
Each year CTK hosts a parent night out for foster and adoptive families as a way of saying thank you to those in our community who step up for kids who need a grown-up who will care for them. We also need volunteers! Friday, February 14.

Parenting Teens
Learn skills to de-escalate conflict and strengthen communication with your teen. Tuesday, February 18. 

Emotion Coaching
Whether you're new to parenting or navigating the emotional minefield of the teen years, learning emotion coaching can strengthen your relationship and equip your child with tools for life. Saturday, April 4.

Don't Miss Out!
Like CTK Families on Facebook and sign up for CTK Families text messages.* You'll receive no more than two text messages a week with information on upcoming events, links to great content, and an occasional shot of encouragement, 'cause let's face it, parenting can be hard! (Carrier rates may apply) Sign Up Now 

Child Dedication

Child Dedication is an opportunity for parents to acknowledge their child as a precious trust from God and to declare, in front of friends and family, their intention to be fully devoted followers of Christ and to parent in such a way that their child will be lead towards a relationship with Jesus. Our next dedication class begins in March 2020. Click here for more information.

Getting Married?

Wedding Officiating
Congratulations if you've recently become engaged. Marriage is God's good idea to join a husband and a wife for a lifetime.

Did you know premarital counseling or classes can reduce the chances of divorce by 31%? Since your marriage is the most important human relationship you'll ever have, CTK requires premarital prior to your wedding. We regularly offer classes & workshops. Talk to your officiant for more information.

The following CTK pastors may be available to perform weddings: Derek Archer, Ryan Ervin, Melonie Kemp, Garret Shelsta, Wendy Powell, Frank Talbot, Brian Steele, Lem Usita, Charles Molenkamp, Brian Behrends, Angel Finsrud and Kevin Brearley. If you would like any of these pastors to perform your wedding please fill out this Wedding Officiant Request Form. Officiating includes: 1-2 meetings with pastor for ceremony planning, rehearsal, wedding ceremony and filing of your marriage documents; pastoral fees vary. 

Please contact Missy with questions.

Using a CTK Facility
If you would like to use Christ the King Church facilities for your wedding, contact our Events Director, Marissa Wittig, at (360) 733-1337.