A great wedding doesn’t just happen…and neither does a great marriage. Whether you are engaged to be married or have been married for years, The Marmalade Lily Marriage Retreat Weekend will help! Enter marriage with more confidence, more hope, more tools. Strengthen your marriage with new understanding of each other. Laugh and learn together while we discuss topics including finances, intimacy, family dynamics and background, communication, conflict, personality, and so much more!
Not only will you enjoy focused time learning and growing together, but you will also be treated to a delicious romantic Italian feast as well as a continental breakfast and gourmet lunch spread! Plus, couples will have the chance to win one of many amazing prizes including flower memberships to The Marmalade Lily!
Utilizing the award-winning method called SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts), couples will learn about some key topics including:
Space is limited to the first 30 couples who register.
Randy & Julie Watson are high school sweethearts who have been married for 33 years and together for 40. They have four children: Lindsey (29), Melissa (27) who is married to her high school sweetheart Kyle, Mark (20), Luke (17), and one grandson, Emmett (7 months and counting). Mark and Luke are both adopted from China, where the Watson’s lived for several years. They also lived in Belgium prior to that.
Randy is a second career pastor at Branches Church in Loveland, after being called out of a 30-year career as an R&D chemist. He loves bringing that same experimental approach and rigorous search for truth to his ministry. He is a Certified SYMBIS Assessment Facilitator.
Julie has been a stay-at-home mom with all her children and now has the privilege of caring for her grandson during the day. Julie has a passion for women’s ministry and helping women fulfill their callings. Together they are passionate about counseling couples with biblical wisdom towards healthy and thriving marriages. They are avid outdoor adventurers and enjoy rock climbing, wilderness backpacking, and just generally being together outside.