Upcoming Events

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


TENTH ANNUAL MARRIAGE CONFERENCE - See Flyer
Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:00a.m. to 3:30p.m.

Location:
Bel Air United Methodist Church - McComas Hall
21 Linwood Ave., Bel Air, MD  21014

$45 for Individuals / $85 per couple
Registration rate will remain $85 except for those paying at the door registration will be $90.

Cost includes light breakfast and lunch

Mail in Registration Form

***Childcare is not being provided for the conference due to the logistics of providing it. We apologize for any inconvenience.

***If you have special dietary needs, we will try to accomodate you.  Please let us know if you are Vegetarian/Vegan or have
     Dairy or Gluten allergies.  Thank you!!  After you register, you can email lori@marriageworksmd.org you dietary request.

If you have any trouble registering online, please contact Lori, Administrative Asst., at 443-910-1810.  Thank you.


ONLINE REGISTRATION:

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FREE WORKSHOP
Offered by Mt. Zion United Methosdist Church in partnership with Marriage Works MD
as an outreach to the community. 

Sunday, March 19, 2017
From 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

"The ONE ATTITUDE that Will Transform Your Marriage"  (See Flyer)
Taught by: Rev. Allan Gorman, Harford Community Church

Some of the things you will learn in this class:

  • Discover how to remove the four key communication obstacles in relationships.
  • Identify the key tipping point in every argument.
  • Learn how to eliminate the greatest force of destruction in your marriage.
  • Ignite respect and intimacy with this right Attitude.


 This class is FREE but please register: email: wjbhbmm69@gmail.com or call: 410-914-5884

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UPCOMING MARRIAGE WORKSHOPS 

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

Workshop #2:

The ONE Attitude that Will Transform Your Marriage  (See Flyer)
Tues., April 11th @ 7:00 p.m. 

This workshop is taught by Rev. Allan Gorman, Lead Pastor of Harford Community Church.  This will be a thought provoking and interactive class centered around the "ONE ATTITUDE" that can make the most positive difference in your marriage.

Some of the things you will learn in this class:

  • Discover how to remove the four key communication obstacles in relationships.
  • Identify the key tipping point in every argument.
  • Learn how to eliminate the greatest force of destruction in your marriage.
  • Ignite respect and intimacy with this right Attitude.
     

Time: Workshop starts at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person 
Place: Medstar - Bel Air Campus/ Conference Room, 12 Medstar Blvd., Bel Air, MD  21015

If you are registering online for a person/couple other than yourself, please email lori@marriageworksmd.org with the person or couples name and email address for our registration records.  Thank You!! 

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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Workshop #3:
Grace-Full Marriages
Tues., May 9th @ 7:00 p.m. 

This workshop is taught by Ron Powell, Pastor and Executive Dirctor of True Life Discipleship and Counseling.  The purpose of this workshop is to explore how to walk in and exhibit grace in the context of marriage.  Based on who we are and what we have in Christ we can interact with our spouse from a basis of the truth of who we are, rather than be controlled by circumstances or the behavior of others.  In this class you learn why do most people marry?, my problem isn't my problem, that's the real problem!, and what is a Grace-Full marriage and so much more.


Time: Workshop starts at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person
Place: MedStar—Belair Campus, 12 MedStar Blvd., Bel Air, MD 21015


If you are registering online for a person/couple other than yourself, please email lori@marriageworksmd.org with the person or couples name and email address for our registration records.  Thank You!! 

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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Workshop #4:
Making the Most of Personality Differences
Tues., June 13th @ 7:00 p.m. 

This workshop is taught by Norma Tilton, Marriage Educator and Counselor, President of Marriage Works MD.  
Looking at life through different lenses? We all know opposites attract each other but that can be challenging after you're married.  Join us for a fun, interactive time to learn this and more:

  • Learn what your personality type is?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • How do they differ from your spousse's personality type?
  • What you can do to enhance understanding between you both
  • How these differences can complement each other

 

Time: Workshop starts at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person
Place: MedStar—Belair Campus, 12 MedStar Blvd., Bel Air, MD 21015

If you are registering online for a person/couple other than yourself, please email lori@marriageworksmd.org with the person or couples name and email address for our registration records.  Thank You!! 

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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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.