The Families Ministry, in partnership with PAX Institute, is putting on a couples retreat in a similar format to “A Day Apart,” Saturday, November 4 from 10:00-3:00. It’s called “A Day Apart (Together)” and the theme will be on the role of desire in our relationship with God.

REGISTRATION: Register by October 30. You can also use the buttons below for the registration and payment links.

Registration deadline for guaranteed childcare (ages 6 months and up) is October 25.  [UPDATE: Childcare registration has closed, but you can email families [at] to see if there is space for your child.]
  • Saturday, November 4 at 10am – 3pm. But please plan to arrive by 9:45am to allow for a timely start, especially to settle kids with childcare
  • Held at Central Square Church – use River Street entrance, ring doorbell.
  • Costs: $50 per couple. Childcare – add $30 per child, max of $60 added for childcare per household.  If financial reasons are a barrier for you to attend, please email families [at]
The Families Ministry team is excited about our upcoming A Day Apart (Together) session! We know it could be a bit of a stretch for some of us but it’s our hope that we commit this time to God as individuals and then come back together with our spouse and share and listen to each other. This is loosely based on PAX’s Day Apart format, with time set aside for you individually to be with God with guided listening and reflection in the morning, followed by an afternoon of communal sharing and listening with your spouse and then with other couples. Bobbie Sargent from PAX will provide a reflection on the theme, as well as written materials with suggestions for your time with God. Lunch and snacks will be provided (no breakfast).
Childcare is offered for children ages 6 months and up. There will be snacks and pizza for lunch with the childcare workers to help parents maximize this dedicated time among adults.