Marriage Ministry

VISION:  Understand God’s design and purpose for covenant marriage and how to live it out in your relationship

MISSION:  Explore scripture and Christian resource materials, to learn and employ tools that will help to build strong marriage relationships within the church and the community.

PURPOSE:  Strong marriages build strong families, strong families build healthy community, a healthy community loves, supports and helps one another to grow.





Marriage Ministry at Living Hope –   What are we currently doing?


Library Resources / Review / Updating


Pre-Marriage Assessment:

  • SYMBIS (Save Your Marriage Before It Starts) registered and certified


Living Hope is a Marriage Mentor Center Affiliated with Family Life Canada – Marriage Mentoring Initiative:

  • Training and Equipping Marriage Mentors
  • Connecting Mentee and Mentor couples


Marriage Coaching:

  • Marriage Assistance (couples stuck or struggling in their relationship)


Marriage Enrichment:

  • Connect Groups
  • Promoting couple’s events in the community and province
  • Marriage Retreats
  • Date Night Ideas
  • Fun Nights


Take the time, be intentional, and invest in your marriage!  Great teaching, authentic fellowship, prayer, and so much more.


Note:  If you would like to join a Marriage Connect Group starting up in September, please contact Mark & Jane Mertick to get on the sign-up list before it fills up.  Or contact us and reserve your spot. email us at


For more information on any of the above please contact:  Jane & Mark Mertick (705) 876-6191



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