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CSR East Marriage Retreat


  • CrossPointe Foursquare Conference Center 936 Life Drive, #45 Christiansburg, VA, 24073 United States (map)

Join us for a refreshing weekend of marriage focus, rest, fun and enrichment in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia!

Our Host is Paul Kuzma, Director of Center for Spiritual Renewal East, a pastoral reterat center in Christiansburg, VA. The weekend will include ample time for rest and fun, as well as content that will deepen your marriage relationship.

Our Retreat Speaker is Dr. Rick Blackmon, who has been married to Sheri for over 40 years. They have 2 adult sons. A clinical psychologist with a private practice in Westlake Village, CA, Rick has practiced psychotherapy with adults for 38 years, specializing in working with pastors and mental health, marital therapy, and adult psychotherapy. In addition, he was an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary for 21 years, teaching classes on pastoral mental health. He speaks sporadically around the country on marriage issues and pastoral mental health. Lastly, Dr. Blackmon has been one of the principal researchers with SoulPulse on a grant with the Templeton Foundation since 2013. The series of studies with SoulPulse have been investigating the relationship between the daily experience of spirituality and other variables such as mental health, emotional well-being, and relationships.