2018 Marriage Retreat

REgistration closing 2/6/18 @ 11:00 PM!

February 9-11

Retreat Focus

"Unless the Lord Builds the House"

Hollywood would have us believe we get married and “live happily ever after.” You know better. Unless the Lord Builds the House looks at those factors which actually contribute having a joyful relationship with your spouse.


Meet the speakers

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Pastor Jerry and Kristi Nelson will be leading the retreat this weekend.  They are both licensed therapists and have been married for over 40 years.  They have been involved in marriage counseling for over 20 years through seminars, retreats and counseling.

Jerry is Pastor of Marriage and Family Ministries at Christ is Lord Free Lutheran Church, Onalaska WI.  Kristi is co-director of New Image Women's Ministry. Together they also have a private clinic.

The Nelsons have 6 grown children, eleven grandchildren and enjoy spending their free time together.




Check In 4-6 pm

Evening 7 pm

First Love


Saturday 9-4

Friendship and Intimacy






Shared Meaning

Couples Banquet




Bonuses of attending!

Enjoy the quiet setting of our beautiful campus and take time together to grow closer to God and with each other.

Additionally, enjoy incredible food, relaxing rooms and encouraging content.

All starting at $210 per couple for the weekend (plus tax).

Here's an idea-

sponsor your pastor and his wife, a newly-married couple from your church, a friend or family member, or anyone else who would benefit from this retreat. What a great gift! Make a difference in someone's life!

Enjoy this segment from 2016 Marriage Retreat!