Wednesday, October 19, 2011

ME Weekend Reunion on Thursday evening

Dearest Lovers,

Congratulations on a successful ME Weekend! We humbly thank the ME community for all your love and support and warmly invite ALL ME couples to the Reunion this Thursday at 6pm at the Aqua Resort's Rey Lounge. Please bring your dialogue books and a dish to share.

What: ME Fall Weekend Reunion
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Time: 6-9pm
Place: Aqua Resort's Rey Lounge
Bring: Your Spouse, a dish to share (potluck) and dialogue books

* If couples are available to assist with set up @ 5:30pm, please contact Kanae at / 285-1168 or Boni /483-9221.

If child care is unavailable, please feel free to bring your child/children along with games/toys/books to keep them occupied during our meeting.

We look forward to seeing you then.

Love & Blessings,
Russ & Kanae Quinn and Wayne & Boni Pangelinan
Community Pillars

Monday, October 17, 2011

CNMI M.E. Leadership Discernment Election Tonight!

Dearest Ones!

Today is another EXCITING day for the CNMI Worldwide Area Marriage Encounter. We will be doing a discernment process and balloting to select our new leaders.

All encountered present tonight will be able to submit a ballot. Please join us this evening for a prayerful discernment.

What: CNMI Area Leadership Discernment

Where: San Antonio Parish Social Hall

Time: 6:00PM

Bring: A dish to share

We had just concluded another powerful weekend and we are again blessed with tonight's event. Our Section 12 Ecclesial Couple, Brian & Claudine Perry, will be running tonight’s leadership discernment process. Let’s welcome them with the Island Spirit!

Love and hugs,

Vince & Hilma Castro and Father Ike Ayuyu

Friday, October 14, 2011

M.E. Weekend - Starts Tonight!

Hafa Adai Marriage Encounter Family! Our weekend has begun! Below is the schedule of events for each day! Please come and Join us at the Aqua Resort as we carry out our Lord’s weekend! We ask for your continued prayers especially for our new couples as they experience their weekend for the first time!

OCTOBER 14-16 2011



6pm Greet-In begins – Please come and welcome our new couples as they wait

For the weekend to begin in the Rey Lounge

7:30 pm Intro Ceremony begins - Please join us in welcoming our new couples and help them feel at ease as they proceed into the conference room.

See coordinators before going home for updates on weekend (schedules, food serving volunteers, Greet-off potluck, Prayer Couples, etc)

See the Quinns if you need to purchase M.E. shirts

Get the list of new couples so you can prepare your Extra Prayer Letters (EPLs)-Instructions/explanations available with the list J

-Work on your prayer letters (EPLs) for the new couples!!

***Dialogue!!….Diagonally, if you wish!! J


6:30am Prep Conference Room Snacks/drinks

7:00am Volunteers for Breakfast Serving Arrive for information/instructions

7:50-8:25am Breakfast

Work on your prayer letters (EPLs) for the new couples!!

11:30am Volunteers for Lunch Serving Arrive for Information/Instructions

12-12:45pm Lunch

Work on your prayer letters (EPLs) for the new couples!!

5pm Volunteers for Dinner Serving Arrive for Information/Instructions

5:40-6:30pm Dinner

Work on your Prayer letters (EPLs) for the new couples!!

Please bring in your PLs, EPLs by the Evening of Saturday… the earlier the better!!


7am Volunteers for Breakfast Serving Arrive

7:30-8:15am Breakfast

8:00am Assembling of Gift Bags, PLs, EPLs begins in Facility Room.

9:00am If you haven’t yet, turned in your Prayer Letters/Extra Prayer Letters Please! J There will be a designated area at the Lover’s Control Room.

11:00am Volunteers for distribution of Gift Bags, EPLs, PLs arrive for briefing

12 noon Volunteers for Lunch Serving Arrive

12:30-1:15pm Lunch

Distribution of Gift Bags, EPLs, PLs

1:30pm Set up for Graduation Celebration/Greet-off Potluck

2pm Volunteers to help Prayer couples manage couple’s children/family arrive to pitch in J

3pm Please bring your donation for potluck greet off to the Costa Restaurant

3:30-4:00 Prayer Couples and families should all be present for Greet Off.

Together, we can make a difference!

Thank you for your Support and Faith in our Movement!!

Monday, October 10, 2011

The WEEKEND is near! Get ready!

Hello ME Family,

Get ready for another exciting ME Weekend this Friday through Sunday at the Aqua Resort Saipan! We'll be welcoming 25 new couples into the community and look forward to seeing all the ME Alumni! Please join us at the Greet in, F&B meal times, Greet off and the special Alumni Bonfire on Saturday night at 10pm on the beach south of Aqua.

See you all then!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Ready for the Next ME Weekend? It's NEXT WEEK!

Hafa adai to our beloved M.E. Family,

We, your fall 2011 weekend coordinators, along with our energetic and committed co-coordinators Wayne Boni Pangelinan, would like to extend our heartfelt love and appreciation to all the couples who have lovingly volunteered their time and talents to help prepare for the upcoming October 14-16 weekend. These couples have been working hard for the past 2 months in fulfilling the vision of M.E. which is “To love one another”.

Weekend Pillars: Gonzalo Linda Pangelinan & John Carol Hosono

Registration: Vince MaryRose Ruwaath & John Vicky Mafnas

Facility: JJ Juanette Atalig & Gary Lynette Camacho

Publicity: Russ Kanae Quinn

Greet In: Jake Jackie Van Dam & John Michelle Tagabuel

Prayer Couple: Shawn Melisha San Nicolas & Glenn Elisha Muna & Jack Carla Sablan

Prayer Vigil: Wayne Boni Pangelinan

Greet Off: Walter Jessica Mendez & Patrick Mardi Reyes & AntoniaRosalita Magofna

Food & Beverage: John Divina Jenkins

Pulpit Talks: Vince Hilma Castro

Ecclesial Team: Vince Hilma Castro & Fr. Isaac Ayuyu

Without your life giving kindness and generosity, these weekends would not be possible. Again we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

We would also like to sincerely thank the rest of our M.E. community for all your support and prayers. Although you may not be with us physically, you are with us in spirit.

Our weekend is just around the corner! Next week Friday October 14, we shall begin work for our Lord’s weekend.

We are writing to invite the M.E. community to join us for the last 2 planning meetings. One is scheduled for this Thursday October 6th, beginning at 7 p.m. at JJ and Juanette’s home in Finasisu. We thank you JJ & Juanette for opening your home to us! The last and final planning meeting will be at the same time and place on Thursday October 13 – the night before the weekend. Please come if you are able to.

Also, we are calling on our community to be present on Friday October 14 for our famous “Greet In” tradition. Encountered couples will enthusiastically and energetically welcome the new couples as they walk into the conference room to start their weekend. Please be at the Aqua Resort Club by 6pm to help us comfort and welcome our new couples.

Finally, we ask for your continued prayers. Please join us in asking our God for guidance and direction as we carry out His will during His weekend. For without Him, nothing is possible!

We love you and look forward to being with you soon! Please don’t hesitate to contact us at the numbers below, should you need anything.


Tom Erica Thornburgh -287-9205 or 285-6372

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Next M.E. Weekend is coming up!

 Hafa adai, Lovers!

If you haven't signed up for a prayer vigil hour, do so now at:
There are still 9-hours left.

Join us for the weekend planning meeting this Thursday, 7PM at JJ & Juanette Ataligs' home in Fina Sisu.  We have less than two weeks!