Leaders will need the following material to run The Marriage Course:
- Using DVD talks
- Course DVDs which include a copy of The Leaders’ Guide
- Guest Manuals (2 per couple)
- The Marriage Course Leaders’ Toolkit (includes Leaders’ Training DVD)
- Using live talks (recommended for very experienced leaders only)
- Guest Manuals (2 per couple)
- The Marriage Course Leaders’ Toolkit (includes session transcripts and filmed clips)
Other resources recommended:
- The Marriage Book
- Course promotional material - specifically guest and party invites
Through your local Christian bookshop or directly from our online store at Koorong (our distributors).
For Guest manuals for the first edition of the course (video or dvd set purchased in Australia prior to November 2009) follow this link.
Don’t forget to register your course on this website so guests can find your course. This also allows us to keep in touch with you regarding course updates, upcoming events, and entitles you to receive a our e-newsletter and much more.
The Marriage Course DVD
This series of seven sessions was filmed in a studio and includes interviews with couples talking about their experiences of marriage and street interviews from around the world. There are also two additional sessions: The Marriage Course Party and an Extra Session entitled Coping with Times of Separation for couples in the armed forces and others who spend long periods of time apart. The DVD includes a copy of The Leaders’ Guide.
Provides leaders a quick reference for running the course including session timings and a checklist of recommended materials and supplies for each session. This resource is included within the course DVD.
The Marriage Course Leaders Toolkit
This is essential material containing a DVD and CD-rom. The DVD includes a 52 minute training video covering essential areas such as:
- Leading the course
- Creating the right atmosphere
- Practicalities for setting up a course
The DVD includes promotional films for guests and leaders as well. On the CD-rom there are the speakers notes & timetables for each session, graphics and much more.
Each course guest will need a manual. This contains notes from the course, the exercises, and homework for discussion. Please note that the Guest Manuals from the first edition (blue cover) of the course are not compatible with the new edition of the course and vice versa.
These are DL size card invitations. They are designed to be able to go through a printer so that you can print your course invitation on the back. When using the cards as course invitations it is good to distribute them with the Guest Introduction, see below.
Other invitations e.g. for The Marriage Course Party are available through the Facillitators Forum.
A promotional resource for potential guests of The Marriage Course. This resource describes The Marriage Course, who the course is for, and what guests can expect on a typical course. It is a good complement to the Guest Invitations, which can be inserted into the Guest Introduction for distribution.
Available as A3 and can be overprinted with your course details. For those who have registered their course with us and are therefor members of the Facillitators Forum there is a print quality pdf available from the download area of the forum.