Marriage Ministry Resources

 Strategies for a Thriving Marriage Ministry

Let’s Strengthen Marriages and Families Together!

Do you have a passion to strengthen the marriages and families in your church and community? Our mission at FamilyLife Canada is to partner with people like you to make that a reality across Canada.

Whether you use one of our ideas or craft your own, we are thrilled that more couples will find the help and hope they need. Please feel free to incorporate or adapt any of these events and strategies into your marriage and family ministry plans.

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Core Events and Strategies

Marriage Mentoring
Initiative

Marriage mentoring equips churches to strengthen their existing marriage ministries, activate lay leaders and ease the burden of marital care for pastoral staff. Being mentored helps couples prevent marital breakdown and gain practical tools to thrive in their relationship.

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Together for Good
Marriage Workshop

Run by churches as a one-day event, weekend retreat, or small group series, this 5-session, video-on-demand series helps couples navigate differences, prevent drift and build a relationship that stays together for good. Couples can also rent the series for home use.

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Weekend Getaway
Marriage Conference

Held at breathtaking locations across Canada, these conferences help couples reconnect, re-establish the foundation and rekindle romance. Many churches find it impactful to arrange a group of couples to attend together. See group rates.

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More Events and Strategies

Couple’s Date Nights

Hosted at a church, coffee shop or home, this date night event with a practical teaching component offers great social interaction and fun while strengthening marriages.

Starting Marriage Strong (Marriage Prep Course)

This eight-session Zoom course is a fun, interactive and informative learning experience designed for couples exploring the idea of getting married or for those already engaged.

Blended & Blessed

This annual FamilyLife US conference (in April) can be streamed on demand or live to encourage and equip the stepfamilies in your church and community.

FamilyLife Canada Parenting Conference

This free online parenting conference held in spring equips parents with real hope, practical help and proven wisdom. With on demand workshops on crucial topics (available for rent after the event), busy parents can find tools and encouragement for their parenting journey.

Discipline That Connects with Your Child’s Heart

This 3-hour parenting workshop equips parents to help their kids feel safe, loved, capable and responsible for their actions. Parents gain grace-filled tools for effective discipline.

Custom Events

Do you have another event idea? We’d love to hear about it. Together we can create an amazing custom event to encourage and equip the marriages and families in your community.