Marriage Maintenance Workshop & Retreat: Beginning August 18th

Give your marriage the attention it deserves and make plans to attend Duluth First United Methodist Church’s 2019 Marriage Maintenance Workshop & Retreat. The retreat is made up of four sessions, beginning on August 18th and concluding on October 20th. The sessions are:

  • Session One - Sunday, August 18th; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall; lunch will be provided; introduction along with skills to practice before the next session.
  • Session Two – Friday, September 13th; 7 to 9 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall and Sanctuary; workshop and reaffirmation of your wedding vows.
  • Session Three – Saturday, September 14th, and Sunday, September 15th, at the Evergreen Resort at Stone Mountain Park; learning and growing as a couple – romantic dinner, social time and worship.
  • Session Four – Sunday, October 20th; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall; lunch will be provided; a wrap-up session with tools to help you continue to flourish as a couple.

The cost of the Marriage Maintenance Workshop & Retreat is $500 per couple, which includes all materials and classes, meals at Sunday sessions, admission to Stone Mountain Park, and overnight stay and meals at the Evergreen Resort. Registration forms are available at the Information Centers around the church. You can also register online (credit card/debit card payments only) by clicking on Duluth First UMC 2019 Marriage Maintenance Workshop & Retreat Online Registration.

The deadline to register for the workshop & retreat is Monday, August 4th.


For additional information, please contact Rev. Beth Brown Shugart, Associate Pastor, by e-mail at, or call 770-476-3776, ext. 128.