Mon - Thurs: 8:00 - 5:15


(217) 698-8500


1615 W. Washington St., Springfield, IL 62702

Office for Marriage and Family Life

Marriage Enrichment

Christian marriage is demanding vocation that needs the support and encouragement of the entire community. Research is finding that marriage education and enrichment are vital for marriages that want to stay healthy and grow. The Marriage and Family Life Office offers programs and resources to help couples build a lifelong marriage.

Living in Love

Couples who stay successfully and happily married make their marriage a priority. They are not content with having a marriage that is just 'okay', they want something much more. Living in Love provides and opportunity for couples to reconnect with their own personal love history and gain a renewed sense of purpose, hope and direction for their future.

Living in Love is a weekend that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday and ends at 3:00 pm on Sunday

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a weekend for married Christian couples who value their relationship and desire a richer, fuller life together. Attend a Marriage Encounter weekend and learn the tools needed to keep your marriage strong. The emphasis of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is on communication between husband and wife, who spend a weekend together away from the distractions and the tensions of everyday life, to concentrate on each other. It's not a retreat, nor a marriage clinic, nor group sensitivity. It's a unique approach aimed at revitalizing Christian Marriage. This is a time for you and your spouse to be alone together. To rediscover each other and together focus on your relationship for an entire weekend. Every marriage deserves that kind of attention!

  • Rediscover the spark that was there on your wedding day!
  • Rediscover the best friend you had when you were first married!
  • Join the millions of couples worldwide who have learned how to keep their marriage vibrant and alive!

For more information about Worldwide Marriage Encounter or to find an upcoming weekend, please visit www.stl-wwme.org.

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