<div dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Tending the Heart of Relationship - April 24-26, 2015</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">A Contemplative Retreat for Couples</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span></p><p style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><font face="Arial"><span style="font-size:16px;line-height:20.0727272033691px;white-space:pre-wrap">Led by Mike and Marsha Green </span></font></p><br style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Come away and rest a while with your beloved in beautiful Montreat (near Asheville), NC. This is a time to renew, restore, and refresh your precious relationship for you, for your community, and for the world.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The weekend is a retreat, not a workshop, with invitations to explore your relationship with your partner. Opportunities will be offered to share in the group. For some meals we will hold the silence. There will be times to rejuvenate in the beauty of a mountain setting whether through walking or simply sitting on the porch in a rocking chair.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The intent is to deepen intimacy, hone our capacity to listen to one another and to the Spirit which enlivens our relationships, and to identify growing edges</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This program is offered under the care of Friends General Conference Couple Enrichment Program. It will be facilitated by Mike and Marsha Green, members of the Durham Friends Meeting and trained leaders in the FGC-CE program since 1998. The retreat is open to any couple in a committed relationship, regardless of legal status.</span></p><br style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">The workshop costs $290 per couple and includes lodging at a house in Montreat and six meals (Friday dinner through Sunday lunch).  </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Register online at</span><a href="http://goo.gl/forms/0eEvSe2GGd" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"> </span></a><a href="http://bit.ly/CERetreat_2015" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">http://bit.ly/CERetreat_2015</span></a><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">.</span></p><br style="font-size:12.8000001907349px"><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Contact Mike and Marsha Green at </span><a href="mailto:mikequaker@gmail.com" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">mikequaker@gmail.com</span></a><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> or <a href="tel:919-929-2339" value="+19199292339" target="_blank">919-929-2339</a>. Some financial assistance may be available.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="font-size:12.8000001907349px;line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">For more about FGC-Couple Enrichment, visit </span><a href="http://www.fgcquaker.org/services/participate-couple-enrichment-event" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">www.fgcquaker.org/services/<u></u>participate-couple-enrichment-<u></u>event</span></a><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">. </span></p></div>