Upcoming Events

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

13th Annual Marriage Works Conference
Sat., March 13, 2021 - See Flyer
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

In light of all the unknown factors surrounding the virus and the very slow reopening of MD, our Executive Team decided to reschedule the marriage conference to next year.  Thank you for your understanding.

Marriage Works MD 13th Annual Marriage Conference


Grace Assembly of God
2303 E. Churchville Road
Bel Air, MD  21015

MUCH THANKS to Pastor Paul Drost and Grace for providing this years venue for our annual conference.

Guest Speakers:

Owen and Lauren Mitchell

Marriage Dynamics Institute

Working with Marriage Dynamics Institute in Franklin, TN, Owen and Lauren Mitchell have been privileged to invest in hundreds of married couples all over the country since 1998 and love what they do.  They know everyone has a story so they teach, equip, support, and encourage couples with information, skills, and tools to make their story the best it can be.  FULL BIO


Instructions for registering online: You do not need to have a PayPal account to register online.  Click Buy Now, then select Pay with Debit or Credit Card.  It will take you to the credit card form, please fill in the form exactly as your name appears on your credit card.   If you have any trouble registering online, please contact Lori Frebert, Administrative Asst., at 443-910-1810. Thank you.

Price Options:


LEARN & LAUGH at this Saturday retreat that gives you a chance to take time out and enjoy your marriage.  Increase your intimacy, celebrate your commitment, and revitalize your communication!!


You will receive a registration confirmation email from our Administrative Assistant, Lori, once you have registered.

Provided for FREE to the public as outreach ministry.

Forgiveness - Give Them A Break - See Flyer
Friday, November 6, 2020 -  7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Mt. Zion Church - In The Big White Tent
1643 Churchville Road
Bel Air, Maryland 21015

This class is FREE, but please register. 

To register: email: wjbhbmm69@gmail.com or call 410-914-5884   Thank you.

No Childcare or children's activities is being provided for this event, couples are encouraged make this a date night and enjoy some time together by going to dinner before the seminar.

Due to Covid19, no snacks will be served and masks and social distancing is required to attend this event.  Thank you.

This class will be taught by Rev. Roland Coon, Marriage Educator and Counselor


Sunday, November 22, 2020
Service Time: 11:00 a.m.

Pastor Norma Tilton, President of Marriage Works, will be preaching on marriage at the Sunday a.m. service.  This will be an excellent message with many good tips on marriage.  All are welcome.


Tabernacle of Praise
2015 Pulaski Hwy.
Edgewood, MD 21040

Pastor Norma Tilton, Marriage Educator and Pastoral Counselor/ President of Marriage Works MD


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.


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?  
 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



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

For More Information: See Complete List


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


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

To Register: www.divorcecare.org


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 


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 


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


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.



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.