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Indigenous Couples’ Getaway

🗓 January 27-29, 2023

January 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm January 29, 2023 @ 12:30 pm

The Indigenous Couples’ Getaway is coming up in Winnipeg, MB. This weekend relationship retreat will help you reconnect, improve your communication and discover more joy for the lifetime you share!

There will be six sessions with practical wisdom and guided conversations to help you and your partner grow a healthier, more joy-filled relationship. 

Each session will help you move to a place of greater closeness and trust. You’ll gain new tools to strengthen the foundation of your relationship in the important areas of communication, conflict, sex and spirituality.

This event is being hosted in partnership between Indian Life Ministries, Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, and FamilyLife Canada.


First Nations speaker-couples will be teaching together to help you make this relationship investment.

Kirby and Bernadette James, from Prince Albert Sask. They are originally from Merritt BC. “You can call us Province Jumpers for the Lord. We attended a First Nation Bible School in Lac LA Biche, Alberta, called Keywaten Bible School; we eventually traveled to Nipawin to finish Bible school and have been living in Prince Albert for the last 7 years pastoring at New Life Indian Alliance Church. My wife and I have been married for 31 years and have a handsome 15 Year old son named Kobe living with us.
Gord and Bev Mills reside in Sudbury, Ontario. They celebrated 40 years of marriage on July 3, 2022 and are the proud parents of two children and three fabulous grandchildren. Gord is originally from Moose Factory, Ontario, is a member of the Moose Cree First Nation and has been a Christian since 1978 and has always been involved in many communities and churches. Bev joined Gord in retirement in March 2022 and their lives have been filled with family activities, travel, and speaking at various churches and conferences in Canada and abroad.
Conrad and Florence Flett. Conrad from the Northern Manitoba Cree Community of Garden Hill and Florence from Red Sucker Lake and Garden Hill. Conrad Moved to Winnipeg when he was 8, and then moved back to Garden Hill after they were married. They Attended Key-Way-Tin Bible Institute and serve on the NEFC (Native Evangelical Fellowship) Board and with NEFC’s Tribal Trails TV Ministry. They have 4 grown children and live in Prince Albert 

Live Music Performers

Kene and Milly Jackson, from the Whitefish Lake Band #128 Plains Cree Nation. They have been working in Gospel Music since 1981 when they started the SonRise Indian Gospel Band. Now as the Kene and Milly duo, they continue their passion of touring and recording Gospel Music. Read Full Bio

Weekend Schedule

Event Check-in5:30pm-7:00pm
Together for Good7:00pm-9:00pm
Together for Good Tools9:00am-10:00am
Couple’s Project10:00am-11am
Together for Good Tools – Managing Conflict11:00am-12:30pm
Lunch Break12:30-2:00pm
Together for Good – A Good Gift2:00pm-3:30pm
Together for Good – Healing3:45pm-5:00pm
Date Night – on your own5:00pm
How Well Do You Know Your Mate?9:00am-9:15am
Together for Good – Forever9:15am-10:30am
Concert & Testimonies10:45am-11:45am
Couple’s Project – Reflection11:45am-12:00pm
Going From Here & Prayer12:00-12:30pm

Registration Cost

Early Bird Rate – $139/Couple (until Jan 22)
Regular Rate – $169/Couple
Group Rate (5 to 7 couples) – $129/Couple
Group Rate (8+ couples) – $119/Couple


Holiday Inn Winnipeg South | Google Map
1330 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, MB, R3T2B4

To book your room, please click here
Mention you’re with the “FamilyLife Couples’ Getaway” to get the conference rate.

Discover More Joy
For the Lifetime You Share!

If you have trouble registering or don’t have a credit card, please contact Dan for assistance and for e-transfer instructions:

Or call Dan at 825-733-2922 

Any Other Questions?

Or Call: 204-669-7389

Indian Life Ministries – director@indianlife.org
Or call Todd or Krystal at 1-800-665-9275

Easy Ways to Invite Others

Holiday Inn (South Winnipeg)

1330 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T2B4 Canada
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January 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
January 29, 2023 @ 12:30 pm
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