Join us in the Northwoods for this married couples’ retreat to unwind and focus on your marriage. Through humor and storytelling, Brett and Carol Ray will share on enriching topics: The secrets to staying committed through the difficult times, true love in this marriage, practical navigating through daily conflict and much more. Each session will be followed by small group time, led by a marriage champion couple to further unpack the concepts discussed.
Retreat Speakers - Brett and Carol Ray
Brett is the founder and president of Right Choice Communications, a non-profit organization that focuses on Marriages, Parenting, Faith and Families. He is an ordained minister who speaks nationally through the gift of storytelling and is also the author of several books on faith and marriage and the email blog Brett Ray’s Tuesday Tiny Tips.
Carol is a registered nurse who works in a hospital near their home. Her passion is for seeing young couples thrive in their marriages and for Christ centered parenting. She has a ministry with Brett mentoring couples and also is a great encouragement to a handful of pastor’s wives in the area where they live. The Ray’s have a hobby of visiting Lighthouses as they travel and at home in Michigan on the Great Lakes. They have five adult children and are empty nesters that currently live in Holly, Michigan with their dog Penny Lane.
4:00 pm - Check-In
5:00 pm - Dinner
6:00 pm - Session 1: For Better For Worse!
8:00-10:30 pm - Canteen, Coffee Bar, and Wagon Rides
8:00 am - Breakfast
9:00 am - Session 2: I Brett Take You Carol…Forever
12:00 pm - Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm - Coffee Bar
5:00 pm - Dinner
6:30 pm - Session 3: The Groom and His Proposal
8:15-10:30 pm - Canteen, Coffee Bar, and Torch Hikes
8:30 am - Worship
9:30 am - Session 4: Life After The Honeymoon
10:45 am - Brunch
11:30 am - Depart
Afternoon Free Time Options: Horseback Riding, Climbing Wall & Leap of Faith, Zip Line, Pistol Range, Trap Shooting, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Mini Golf, Disc Golf, Horseshoes and more
NOTE: All Free Time Activities are weather permitting.
Retreat Fee: $240 per couple
Non-Refundable Deposit: $50 per couple (Included in Retreat Fee)
Each married couple will receive private housing.
Assignments are based on availability.
Most housing spots have a private bathroom.