Promote the Adventist Family Ministries
Special Dates on your local church
The Family Ministries Resource Book is an annual resource organized by the General Conference Family Ministries department with input from the world field to supply local churches around the world with resources for the special family emphases weeks and Sabbaths.
CHRISTIAN HOME AND MARRIAGE WEEK: FEBRUARY 13-20
Christian Home and Marriage Week occurs in February embracing two Sabbaths: Christian Marriage Day that emphasizes Christian marriage and Christian Home Day that emphasizes parenting. Christian Home and Marriage Week begins on the second Sabbath and ends on the third Sabbath in February.
CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE DAY (EMPHASIZES MARRIAGE): SABBATH, FEBRUARY 13
Use the Marriage Sermon idea for worship service and the Marriage Seminar during a Friday evening, Sabbath afternoon or Saturday night program.
CHRISTIAN HOME DAY (EMPHASIZES PARENTING): SABBATH, FEBRUARY 20
Use the Parenting Sermon idea for worship service and the Parenting Seminar during a Friday evening, Sabbath afternoon or Saturday night program.
FAMILY TOGETHERNESS WEEK:
Family Togetherness Week is scheduled in the first week in September, beginning with the first Sunday and ending on the following Sabbath with Family Togetherness Day of Prayer. Family Togetherness Week and Family Togetherness Day of Prayer highlight celebrating the church as a family.
FAMILY TOGETHERNESS DAY OF PRAYER (FOR MARRIAGES, FAMILIES AND RELATIONSHIPS): SABBATH, SEPTEMBER 11
Use the Family Sermon idea for the worship service and the Family Seminar for a Friday evening, Sabbath afternoon and/or Saturday night program.