Art of Marriage brings together some of the most respected and influential pastors and experts on marriage and family all in one setting. It also brings a fresh approach to a video event by weaving together some of the following elements to help couples fully experience God’s design for marriage: ♥engaging stories; ♥real-life testimonies; ♥man-on-the-street interviews; ♥humorous vignettes. “I had a chance to watch part of ‘The Art of Marriage,’ and I was dazzled.” – Chuck Colson

Betrayal Redeemed, A Journey from Hurt to Hope is a one-day workshop for women who have been betrayed. It is brought to you by professional counselors who have experienced betrayal and know the road to recovery.

Blended & Blessed is a one-day live event and livestream for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families. Join thousands of sites around the globe as we unpack key successes that are crucial to healthy stepfamily marriages. With some of today’s most trusted and respected experts, Blended & Blessed will challenge, inspire, and encourage you.

Cannon Beach Couples Conference (Spring) at Cannon Beach Conference Center. Shane and Phillis Womack expertly lead guests through a frank, honest and biblical study of The Song of Solomon we call the Solomon, Sex and Marriage conference. Their skillful presentation is lively, full of content, interesting, and sprinkled with humor and personal stories.

Cannon Beach Couples Conference (Fall) at Cannon Beach Conference Center. Rene and Laurie Schlaepfer met at seminary while they were both competing Masters of Theology degrees. They now have three children and lead a large church in California. Laurie loves her primary job as a stay-at-home mom, Rene is a gifted speaker with a quick sense of humor and insight into Biblical application for marriage and life.

Cannon Beach Married Again Conference (Fall) at Cannon Beach Conference Center. Gary Gulbranson is Pastor of Westminister Chapel in Bellevue, WA. He will present a Biblical look at remarriage, including the impasct and challenges that coupes may have “marrying again”. Gary’s teaching is warm, compassionate and very much from a pastor’s heart.

Comedy Night is a fun way to begin the challenge to Date 4 Times in 4 Weeks during the August Date Night PDX.

Couples Coaching Training How many times have you listened to someone in despair over his/her marriage relationship and wished you could help? If you have a healthy marriage, Marriage Team invites you and your spouse to become a coach couple. During 24 hours of training, you will learn to use a proven curriculum that offers hope and practical skills to couples in all stages of their relationship. Pre-married to seriously challenged couples are saving their marriages with the support of couple coaches like YOU!

Date Night PDX is a challenge to all couples to restore the dating habit by Dating 4 Times In 4 Weeks. Having fun together is a great way to build the marriage you’ve always wanted.

Date Night Challenge The happiest, most fulfilling relationships belong to those who spend meaningful time together – that’s especially true for married couples. So all across the Portland Metro area we’re encouraging couples to take four dates in four weeks during the month of August 2014. Visit to download our remarkable Date Night app. It’s filled with interactive games, quizzes, exciting date night ideas, and relationship content.

Engaged Encounter Lay and clergy couples share the joys, troubles, and victories that they have encountered in their marriages. Engaged couples then have opportunities, alone as a couple, to discuss the challenges they will face: such as maintaining open communication and resolving conflicts on issues such as religious differences, money, planning and sex.

Love and Logic Most parents have good intentions and still struggle with consistency and the practical application of love and logic principles. Small classes are designed to provide personal attention, hands on application as well as discussion and support with other parents.

Love and Respect We believe love best motivates a woman and respect most powerfully motivates a man. Research reveals that during marital conflict a husband most often reacts unlovingly when feeling disrespected, and a wife reacts disrespectfully when feeling unloved. 

Love for a Lifetime, A Marriage Advance Weekend Intensive designed for couples in committed relationships who won’t settle for less than God’s best for their marriage. In these 15 hours, you’ll learn skills to enhance your satisfaction, reduce the erosion (dissatisfaction) factors in your marriage, and make it DIVORCE PROOF. Go to - Programs - Couples in Recovery - Love for a Lifetime or call Dayspring at 503.244.4350.

“Love Like You Mean It” Marriage Cruise on February 11-17, 2018, out of Fort Lauderdale, FL, on the beautiful cruise ship Carnival Conquest. Listen to popular marriage experts Paul David Tripp, Ron Deal, and Dennis and Barbara Rainey, and others. Not only will you hear and experience practical marriage help, you’ll laugh together, make decisions together, and love together. And if that’s not enough, there will be warm Christian fellowship and entertainment.

Marriage Coach Training If you have a healthy marriage, you and your spouse are invited to become a coach couple.  During our 24 hours of training, you will learn to use a proven curriculum that offers hope and practical skills to couples in all stages of their relationship.  Pre-married to seriously challenged couples are saving their marriages with the support of couples coaches like you! Check the Website for details:  

Marriage Encounter A weekend that can help married couples turn a good (or even ho-hum or boring) marriage into a GREAT marriage! Rediscover the spark that was there on your wedding day! Rediscover the best friend you had when you were first married! Join the millions of couples worldwide who have learned how to keep their marriage vibrant and alive! Sponsored by many denominations.

Marriage Redeemed is a conference to guide couples on their recovery journey from sexual sin. You will provided an opportunities to learn from four couples that have tested and developed the topics in their own marriages and have found success in “Learning a New Dance”. Check out their very helpful videos at    

Marriage Restored for couples who have experienced adultery, addiction, pornography, separation or other marriage-threatening circumstances. Hope, love and relationships renewed. Sponsored by the Assembly of God Churches. Further information at

Marriage Week (February 7-14) is an opportunity for churches to emphasize our Lord’s plan for marriage.

Nat’l Assoc. for Relationship & Marriage Education NARME is a national association formed in 2010 to represent the interests and serve the needs of Relationship, Marriage and Family Educators by: Providing ongoing professional training opportunities; Hosting an annual conference featuring skills-based education programs, best practices in the field and the latest research; Disseminating timely and relevant research about the family in America, and the effectiveness of marriage and relationship education programs; Facilitating collaboration among healthy marriage, responsible fatherhood, and other family allies; Supporting public policy that strengthens marriages and families; and Maintaining a website to advance our mission and activities

National Marriage Week USA (February 7th to 14th) is a collaborative campaign to strengthen individual marriages, reduce the divorce rate, and build a culture that fosters strong marriages. Great resources at

Next Level Relationships Training Help couples take the "next best step" in their relationship! We'll train you on how to lead a skills-based, group experience with small groups, adult education classes, or even weekend retreats! You can use it as outreach to your community with premarital or married couples.  Its modular design makes for easy customization for each group. The group program features a researched based assessment, Couple Checkup, powered by PREPARE/ENRICH. 

Northwest Marriage Conference Strengthen, enrich, and renew your marriage in this one day conference. Speakers include: Mike and Laurie Sheffield, Hosts of Agape Marriage Connection and facilitators of Re-Engage small groups; Pastor Scott LaPierre Senior Pastor of Woodland Christian Church in Woodland, WA and Marriage God’s Way; and Dr Steve Stephens, Psychologist and President of Every Marriage Matters. Presented by WAY-FM will be on February 17th, 2018 at Living Hope Church in Vancouver.

PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator Training Learn to administer PREPARE/ENRICH Inventories and provide feedback to premarital and married couples using six core and over 20 supplemental exercises. Identify a couple's strength and growth areas, teach them communication and conflict resolution skills, and help them resolve key relationship issues.

Rearview Mirror Seminar Taking a moment to reflect on your marriage is much like looking in a review mirror! There are blissful horizons and memorable sunsets that bring joy to each of your soul. The history of your travels together reminds each couple of progress, excitement and dreams that have been fulfilled.

Restored and Remarried Seminar Encouragement for remarried couples in a stepfamily. Been remarried for awhile or just contemplating the idea? Restored and Remarried will encourage and equip couples for the step family adventure. This seminar is fun and interactive and it's most definitely, "guy friendly." Check Website

Retrouvaille consists of a weekend experience combined with a series of 6 to 12 post-weekend sessions around 6 weeks to 3 months. It provides the tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis of the program is on communication in marriage between husband and wife. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your lives together in a new and positive way. Further information at

Weekend to Remember A weekend to renew your love and commitment to one another, to reminisce all of the reasons why you married, to restore a little romance in your relationship. It is a weekend to discover the blueprints for a healthy, happy marriage. Sponsored by the FamilyLife division of Campus Crusade for Christ. Reduced rates are available for groups and for military couples (regular, reserves and National Guard). Free registration is available to all full time pastors and lead pastors. The registration fee does not cover hotel and meals.