Upcoming Events

Scroll down to see all the educational marriage trainings we offer for your church, organization or business.

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SCOLL DOWN FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION!!

ELEVENTH ANNUAL MARRIAGE WORKS CONFERENCE - See Flyer 

Just like cars need a TUNE-UP to keep running at optimal efficiency, so do our marriages.  Join us for
a FUN day of learning and investing in keeping your marriage healthy and strong for years to come.

SAT., MARCH 10, 2018
9:00 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M.
 
Marriage TUNE-UP TEAM

Located at:

Trinity Lutheran Church - Fellowship Hall, 1100 Philadelphia Road, Joppa, MD  21085

****Please follow signs for the Main Entrance, parking is in the rear of the building and enter through Main Entrance, you will see balloons.  Go in and turn to your right, which will lead you to the Fellowship Hall.  Thank you.

ONLINE REGISTRATION:

Please be advised by registering you agree to be photographed and/or video taped during the marriage conference.  Cost includes light breakfast and lunch.  If you have any trouble registering online please contact Lori Frebert, Administrative Asst., at 443-910-1810.

Price Options:


Mail In Registration Form

A confirmation email will be sent to you confirming your registration.  Thank you! 

Please be advised that childcare is not being provided for this event, please plan to make your own childcare arrangements.  Thank you.
SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS:  If you have special dietary needs and would prefer a vegetarian salad for lunch over a sandwich, after you register, please email our Administrative Asst. at lori@marriageworksmd.org and she will make arrangements to try and accomodate your dietary needs within reason.  Thank you.

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS: 
 

These are 1-2 hour workshops being offered for just $15 per person ($30/couple) for each class.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW FOR RELATIONSHIP TRAININGS BEING OFFERED THIS SPRING!!

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Sunday, March 18th @ 7:00 P.M. - The True Joy of Real Commitment  (See Flyer)

This workshop is taught by Rev. Allan Gorman, Marriage Educator and Lead Pastor of Harford Community Church.
In this class you will learn why commitment is essential to marital joy, what 
attacks marital commitment and how to know your commitment capacity. 

This class is FREE to the public as an outreach of Mt. Zion UMC
Location: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1643 Churchville Rd., Churchville, MD  21015

Childcare and nursery care is being provided with snack for this event.

 To Register: email: wjbhbmm69@gmail.com or call 410-914-5884 

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Tuesday, April 10th @ 7:00 P.M. - The Smart Stepfamily/ Blended Families (See Flyer)

This blended family workshop is taught by John and Tammy Whalen, Marriage Educators, and is based on the book, “THE SMART STEPFAMILY” by Ron L. Deal.  This will be an interactive class with discussion around the 7 Steps to a Healthy Family.

Location: Medstar—Bel Air Campus/ Conference Rm, 12 Medstar Blvd., Bel Air, MD

Online Registration Coming Soon

You will receive a confirmation email from Marriage Works MD for your purchase.  If you have any trouble registering for this class please email lori@marriageworksmd.org.  Thank you.  

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Sat., May 5th - LOVE THINKS for Singles - Date to Mate (See Flyer)

This workshop is taught by Norma Tilton, Marriage Educator and Counselor/ President of Marriage Works MD.
In this class you will discover the keys of picking a life-long partner by learning how to balance strong emotions (the heart)
with pertinent knowledge (the head) about your partner through the 
Relationship Attachment Model and this excellent training.

Location: To Be Determined

Online Registration Coming Soon

You will receive a confirmation email from Marriage Works MD for your purchase.  If you have any trouble registering for this class please email lori@marriageworksmd.org.  Thank you.  

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Tuesday, June 12th - “Connecting Intentionally for a Vibrant Marriage”  See Flyer

This workshop is taught by Norma Tilton, Marriage Educator and Counselor/ President of Marriage Works MD.
This class is relationship skills training to STRENGTHEN your marriage or relationship.  In this interactive and
engaging seminar you will learn about creating a positive atmosphere, specific ways to connect emotionally,
how to create rituals and what it means to turn toward your spouse and much more.

Location: Medstar—Bel Air Campus/ Conference Rm, 12 Medstar Blvd., Bel Air, MD

Online Registration Coming Soon

You will receive a confirmation email from Marriage Works MD for your purchase.  If you have any trouble registering for this class please email lori@marriageworksmd.org.  Thank you.  

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RECOMMENDATION LETTERS:

Pastor Jason Evans, Riverside Community Church - four weeks of marriage and relationship building seminars that Marriage Works did at his church in July 2014. We have done training in his church for three years in a row.  


Pastor Allan Gorman, Harford Community Church - 
a marriage advocate that highly esteems Norma Tilton, President of Marriage Works of MD, and her organization.

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Upcoming Love Thinks Trainings (How NOT to Marry a Jerk or Jerkette)

We would love to partner with your church or organization to bring this much needed training to your singles and youth. 

How DO you fall in love without losing your head?  
What
 should I look for when choosing a life-partner?
What are the warning signs of a JERK?
Be A Detective Technique

For more information email Norma Tilton, President of Marriage Works MD at servlead@comcast.net. 
Love Thinks Brochure

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SKILLS TRAININGS OFFERED BY MARRIAGE WORKS

Taught by: Norma Tilton, President

  • Being Intentional About Connecting
  • Fair Fighting in Relationships
  • How to Have Healthy Relationships
  • Crucial Importance of Trust and Sex
  • Making the Most of Personality Differences
  • HIS NEEDS / HER NEEDS

For More Information: See Complete List


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PREPARE/ENRICH  - Training for Pastor's/Bishops, Marriage Mentors, Foster/ Adoption Care Worksers, Deacons, etc.

Certification training offered by Erik Sundquist, CEO of Safe Harbor Christian Counseling, 2227 Old Emmorton Rd., Suite 119, Bel Air, MD 21015. For dates and to register, log onto the Safe Harbor website

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DivorceCare offered by Bel Air UMC - See Flyer
Located at: 21 Linwood Ave., Bel Air, MD  21014

Offered: September 13th through December 13, 2017

To Register: www.divorcecare.org

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Divorce Care & Financial Workshops for the Separated and Divorced
Taught by: Phil Kotschenreuther

Meets At:

Mountain Christian Church
1824 Mountain Road
Joppa, MD  21087

Divorce Care for Adults and Children is ongoing at Mountain Christian Church, as well as other support groups for addictions and grieving. For more information visit: http://www.mountaincc.org/caregroups or contact Mary Bach at 410-877-1824

Divorce Care 4 Kids is available, Ages 5-12.

Financial Workshops for the Separated and Divorced, offered by Phil.  See Brochure 

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Financial Education Workshops

Offered by APGFCU in partnership with Marriage Works MD.   See our flyer on the trainings offered

  • Financial Life Skills
  • Build a Better Budget
  • Credit Finesse
  • Find Hidden Cash 

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FOR MEN - Offered by Mt. Zion Church 

If you are addicted to, struggling with, dabbling in, or just want to know more about the dangers of pornography use, you are not alone. Please consider attending this powerful, encouraging, and inspiring video series - which will equip you, empower you, and give you hope in order to win this battle!

Five Sessions: 

The Mission
Battle of the Brain
Strongholds of the Enemy
The Soldier and His Armor
The Battle Plan 

These are ongoing classes being offered by:

Mt. Zion UMC - Education Bldg.
Rooms 9-10 (2nd Floor)
Contact: Rick Edwards at 410-688-1482 or r_edwards60@hotmail.com

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Ongoing training offered by Mountain Christian Church

7 Steps to a Healthy Family
Based on the book, The Smart STEPFAMILY, by Ron L. Deal

For more information or to register visit: https://mountaincc.org/couples

For questions, contact Small Groups Ministry at 410-877-1824, Ex. 131.

 

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Fireproof Home Gatherings

Offered by Pastors Neil and Norma Tilton, of Our Father's Heart. Will facilitate in churches or homes this small group interactive study based on the movie, FIREPROOF. Call 410-671-9056 for more information and cost or e-mail Norma at servlead@comcast.net

Love Thinks (formerly known as No Jerks Training)
Relationship skills training available to churches and organizations through Marriage Works. Can be taught in a one day workshop or 3 or 4 evening sessions. Several members are certified to teach this training. Contact Neil or Norma Tilton at 410-671-9056 for more information.

Emotional Connection in Marriage
Available in one or two hour formats. Taught by Erik Sundquist, LCSW-C and CEO, Safe Harbor Christian Counseling, 2227 Old Emmorton Rd., Suite 119, B el Air. To schedule a seminar e-mail eriksundquist@safeharbor1.com.

The DNA of Relationships
Dr. Gary Smalley's The DNA of Relationships is a six-week course that will challenge YOU to take personal responsibility for your feelings, words and actions in your relationships. Call 410-671-9056 for more information and cost or e-mail Norma at servlead@comcast.net

Faith Ministry Pre-Marital Counseling
Available through Word of Faith Ministry, Aberdeen, MD. For an appointment or information, contact Pastor Carol Taylor, 410-272-5173.