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Marriage & Leadership


We offer an annual, 1-week intensive marriage retreat for married couples in cross-cultural leadership positions.


Retreat Overview

This retreat is run and organized by the SentWell team in Málaga but we are delighted to welcome Dr Tim and Karen Hogan as expert facilitators.

We understand marriage to be a profoundly difficult, rewarding and growth-producing spiritual quest. Both Tim's professional work and our own marriage have found powerful transformation implementing the insights from Imago Relationship Therapy and a Psychobiological Approach to Couple's Therapy (PACT).

—Tim & Karen Hogan

You will be invited to ….

  • Bring back the fun

  • Strengthen your friendship

  • Learn to listen to each other with compassion

  • Befriend conflict as a pathway to growth and deeper connection

  • Deepen your spiritual friendship

Our goal is to have you leave the weekend feeling refreshed and reconnected. 

Therefore, we invite you to bring:

  • An open mind

  • Very comfortable clothes for movement and stretching

  • An expectation to relax, learn and reconnect with your partner.

We would like to welcome all couples in full-time ministry living cross-culturally whether they are struggling or just want to strengthen their marriage. There will be some large group teaching, some experiential learning, and lots of time for the couples to practice building connections with each other .


Dates, Location & Pricing

Arrival:    Wednesday, 29th of January 2020 (by 3pm)

Departure:   Sunday, 2nd of February 2020 (after 12pm)

Location:  Hotel Sol Príncipe, Torremolinos (Málaga), Spain.

850 euros per couple

Includes four nights’ four star accommodation, two meals per day, snacks, all materials and transfers.

150 euros per child (Ages 3-12 - under 3’s are free!) 

Includes four nights’ four star accommodation, two meals per day, snacks, all materials and transfers.

Childcare is included for all sessions 


 
Registration

STEP 1

We are delighted you are ready to register for The Marriage Adventure Retreat!  If you have any problems at any point, please email mar.resalindes@novo.org and we will do our best to help you.

STEP 2

Once we have acknowledged your registration, you have three possible payment options.  If you would like to pay by credit card in USD, please pay by clicking the button

If you would prefer to pay in euros by bank transfer, please contact mar.resalindes@novo.org.  

If you are part of Novo, you may make an internal transfer to the following fund: 9806-04.

PAY

STEP 3

Book flights or transportation.  Please arrive no later than 3pm at Málaga airport or train station on January 29th, 2020 and plan to leave no earlier than 12pm on February 2nd, 2020.  

Getting to the Retreat

The Marriage Adventure will take place in Torremolinos, about 10 minutes from Málaga airport.  Málaga is well-served by many international carriers and connects with dozens of European countries with good onward connections to cities outside of Europe.

Transfers are available from Málaga airport or Málaga’s Maria Zambrano train station on arrival day (January 29th 2020) and departure day (February 2nd 2020).  These transfers are free of charge.

Please plan to arrive by 3pm at the airport or the train station on January 29th, 2020.  If you are travelling by car, please plan to arrive at the hotel by 4pm.

You will be free to leave at 12pm on February 2nd, 2020.  Transfers will be available up until 5pm on that day.