Marriage Encounter- February 9-11 in Charlotte


Get Connected…To Each Other! 

On a Worldwide Marriage Encounter you can make your good marriage GREAT!  Marriage Encounter is 44 hours where married couples can get away from jobs, kids, chores, in-laws and technology to focus only on each other. 

If you’d like greater depth, growth and enrichment in your relationship, you’ll love the difference a Marriage Encounter Weekend can make!  Join millions of couples worldwide who have learned how to keep their marriage vibrant and alive. 

The next weekend will be held on February 9-11th, 2018 at the Wingate in Charlotte, NC.  You can find more information and register online at or contact Geoff and Francine at 518–281-2274 or email at

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