• Christian Research & Development
    Marriage for a Lifetime Getaway
    August 9-12th, 2018
  • Getaway & Reconnect
    Married Couples Only Retreat
    Fellowship with Other Couples
  • Whether You've Been
    Married for 1 Week or 50 Years
    Reignite your love - Strengthen your marriage

CRD 2018 Marriage Retreat

  • Location

    Norfolk, Virginia
  • Conference Hosts

    Dr. Willie & Patricia Richardson
  • Download

    Full Information PDF

Overview

Marriage For A Lifetime Getaway

The institution of marriage was created and designed by God to last a lifetime! In order for that lifetime experience to be what God designed, we need to know God's blueprint for marriage.

We invite you to join us on Thursday, August 9 through Sunday, August 12, 2018.

For this married couples only retreat designed for you to get away from the stressors of life, reconnect with your spouse, enjoy time alone together, fellowship with other couples and learn how to strengthen your marriage and fulfill God's plan and purpose for your relationship!

This retreat is for married couples only! Whether you've been married for one week or 50 years this is the place you must be to reignite your love for each other and your commitment to God to be married for a lifetime!

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Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel
Virgina Is for Lovers

Did You Know...

Virginia Is For Lovers!

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

The spectacular Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel will play host to you for 4-days and 3-nights...

And it's only 15 minutes away from Virginia Beach!

You will have the option to arrive 3-days prior (Monday, August 6, Tuesday, August 7, or Wednesday, August 8) to the start of the retreat and or stay 2-additional days (Monday, August 13 or Tuesday, August 14 ) following the retreat to further enjoy each other and all that Norfolk has to offer!

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What We Have

In Store For You

Activities * Entertainment * Food * Recreation

In addition to the activities and attractions Norfolk has to offer, our CRD team is planning to deliver a truly amazing experience:

  • ● Dynamic sessions designed to strengthen and enrich your married life
  • ● A Special Romantic Black and White Dinner Extravaganza
  • ● The renewal of your marriage vows
  • ● Welcome reception during registration
  • ● Interactive Fellowship Reception that will have you rolling with laughter
  • ● Affordable payment plan with the final payment due July 1, 2018
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Event Schedule

Time Schedule Venue
THURSDAY AUGUST 9TH
Afternoon
Registration & Welcome Reception
CRD Team

CRD will host a welcome reception during registration.

Riverwalk Room
Evening
Interactive Fellowship Reception
CRD Team

The Interactive Fellowship Reception we've planned for you will have you rolling with laughter!

Ballroom Foyer
FRIDAY AUGUST 10TH
06:30am-9:45am
Breakfast
At Your Leisure Overlooking the river!

Buffet breakfast with omelette station. Eat at your leisure anytime between 6:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. in the Riverwalk Room with a view of the Elizabeth River on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning.

Riverwalk Room
Morning
Sessions & Workshops
Speakers & Facilitators

Dynamic sessions designed to strengthen and enrich your married life. There will also be 2 refreshment breaks between sessions on Friday and Saturday.

Ballroom
Afternoon
Free Time
Afternoon & Evening Time for Virgina Beach!

Free time on Friday after the morning workshops; no session on Friday night – time for Virginia Beach or anything you choose to do (we will also have some recommended activities of which you may take advantage). Free motor coach transportation to and from Virginia Beach on Friday afternoon into the evening.

Your Choice!
SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH
06:30am-9:45am
Breakfast
At Your Leisure Overlooking the river!

Buffet breakfast with omelette station. Eat at your leisure anytime between 6:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. in the Riverwalk Room with a view of the Elizabeth River on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning.

Riverwalk Room
Morning
Sessions & Workshops
Speakers & Facilitators

Dynamic sessions designed to strengthen and enrich your married life. There will also be 2 refreshment breaks between sessions on Friday and Saturday.

Ballroom
12:30pm-6:00pm
Free Time
Afternoon Time to enjoy

Free time on Saturday after the morning sessions. More time to enjoy each other and activities in and around Norfolk.

Your Choice!
Evening dinner
Special Romantic Dinner
& Renewal of Your Vows Oh so romantic!

You'll enjoy a truly Special Romantic Black and White Dinner Extravaganza with the renewal of your marriage vows.

Ballroom
SUNDAY AUGUST 12TH
06:30am-9:45am
Breakfast
At Your Leisure Overlooking the river!

Buffet breakfast with omelette station. Eat at your leisure anytime between 6:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. in the Riverwalk Room with a view of the Elizabeth River on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning.

Riverwalk Room
Morning chapel
Closing Chapel Session
Special Service

In reverence to God's blueprint for marriage and fulfillment of God's plan and purpose for your relationship!

Ballroom

Pricing

$1149
Per Couple
This All-Inclusive Event includes:
  • ● General sessions and workshops
  • ● 4 days/3 nights hotel + taxes
  • ● Receptions
  • ● 3 full buffet breakfasts
  • ● Special romantic dinner
  • ● Free motorcoach to Virginia Beach
  • ● Refreshment breaks
  • ● Your renewal of wedding vows
  • ● Closing chapel session on Sunday
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$249
Per Couple Roundtrip
Optional Roundtrip Deluxe Motor Coach

Departure & Arrival at Christian Stronghold Church

Depart from CSC - August 9, 2018
Arrival back @ CSC - August 12, 2018

Minimum deposit of $50
Registration by February 4, 2018

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Norfolk Highlights

Cruises / Tours

The American Rover

Battleship

Explore the Wisconsin

Amazing Artisans

Museums and Exhibits

Art Exhibits

Chrysler Museum of Art

Museums & Exhibits

Nauticus

Nautical Exhibits

Nauticus and more

Waterside District

Food, Shopping, Entertainment

Virgina Beach

Recreation, Entertainment & more!

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