Designed to help couples invest in their relationship and build a strong marriage.

The Marriage Course is for any couple looking to invest in their relationship. The Pre-Marriage Course is for any engaged couple, or those exploring the possibility of marriage, to build a strong foundation for their future together.

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So far…

The Marriage Course has been run in more than 127 countries for more than one million couples.

What is The Marriage Course?

The Marriage Course and The Pre-Marriage Course act as a bridge between the church and the local community by recognizing the need to go beyond the social, as well as physical, walls of the church to help couples with their relationships. The Marriage Course is designed to be easy for churches to run in-person or online; with episodes that are available to download online, along with training, guides, and journals. The sessions are completely private, with no group work.

What does a Marriage Course Session look like?

Food

Each session begins with couples eating together. This gives guests a chance to unwind and connect before the session’s episode. It also helps to create the atmosphere of a date. If running the course online, encourage the couple to eat together before the start of each session.

Talk

The talk with the discussion breaks are around 90 minutes in length. Each episode explores a different topic through real experiences, expert insights, and relevant teaching.

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Discussion

Providing space for couples to have private, intimate conversations is a must for every course. It helps enable couples to engage openly and honestly throughout the session.

Ready to run The Marriage Course?

I have seen how The Marriage Course is a beautiful ecumenical resource that helps couples invest afresh in their marriage in a real and practical way for the challenges of modern life.

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family

The Marriage Course helped me tremendously, moving me away from trying to fix my wife, to listening to her.

Dan (Guest on The Marriage Course)

99% of guests said the course had a positive impact on their relationship.

73% of guests experienced significant improvement in their relationship from the course.

We thought our marriage was pretty great already, but even doing the first session has shown us that there are ways we can make it even better! We can’t wait for the rest of the course!

Guest comment via Instagram

Having to sit down and properly talk about things is certainly a game-changer… The Marriage Course online helped thousands of couples to navigate the uncertainties of the global pandemic. Journalist Lucy Denyer shares about her experience in The Telegraph.

How do I get started?

After you sign up online, we’ll show you how to create your Marriage Course.

We’ll provide you with tools and training to equip you to run The Marriage Courses and inspire you to invite couples.

Then you’ll get access to The Marriage Course video series and guides that will spark discussion.

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Everything you need to run The Marriage Course is available online to download so everyone can play a part in seeing relationships transformed.

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FAITH AND JUSTICE

Workshops in this Track

Navigating the Waters of Faith and Politics

Speakers: John Wentz, Executive Director, Alpha USA, and Josh Williams, Associate National Director of Evangelism and Justice, Vineyard USA

This election year is ramping up to be as polarized as ever. Equip yourself and your teams to navigate the choppy waters of faith and politics during an election cycle. We have a massive opportunity to bring the goodness of God into these conversations or to leave people feeling alienated. Learn five top tips to help your conversations be filled with grace and truth and leave people feeling heard and honored.

Lessons in Evangelism from MLK’s nonviolent Movement

Speaker: Josh Williams, Associate National Director of Evangelism and Justice, Vineyard USA

How should the Church respond in the face of injustice? Hear how lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolent movement provide tools to speak out against injustice while presenting a compelling case for the gospel. Josh Williams, associate national director for evangelism and justice for Vineyard USA will host this workshop where you will hear stories and learn tangible practices for engaging injustice while extending the invitation for people to encounter Jesus.

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