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Couples in Christ

Couples in Christ Marriage Ministry focuses on filling marriages with God’s word and pouring out Christ’s love to couples in our church and community. We are strengthening and enriching marriages through small group communities, mentoring relationships and seasonal marriage events.


Valentine’s Date Night – Dance & Dessert

Bring your valentine for a fun night of dancing and scrumptious dessert. Great time whether you know how to dance or if you are just a beginner. Mark & Elaine Arnold will provide instruction for those who would like it. Childcare provided if reserved by February 1st with Kim Layton. Cost $24 per couple. Purchase tickets here.

Laugh Your Way To A Better Marriage 2 Day Marriage Event with Mark Gungor

Friday September 7th from 7-10 pm and Saturday September 8th from 9 am-Noon. Bring positive hope to your marriage – Help for couples to better understand each others needs  – Rekindle romance in your marriage – Appeals widely to husbands, even those who may typically resist marriage ministry.  Watch Mark here. $35 per person. Childcare provided if you reserve by August 20th with  Kim Layton. Purchase tickets here.

Marriage Mentoring
Mentor Video
Mentor Expectations & Qualifications
Mentor Red Flags

Courageous Couples Drop-in Class: Sundays 11 am in Room 152.                                             
Becoming One Class: For young married couples Sundays 9:30 am in room 95 and 11:00 in room 97/99.

To find out more about this ministry, Marriage Mentoring or to be Mentored, contact Kim Layton kim@matthewsumc.org or at 704-815-1913.