Marriage on Purpose - Marriage Event: Strengthen and Focus your Marriage

Friday  15 February  2019  5:00 PM    Sunday  17 February  2019 11:30 AM
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Marriage is one of our greatest sources of joy, friendship and intimacy as well as some of our deepest wounds and challenges. Our approach will be unique as we will use our coaching training to help you discover your best path forward! Journey with us as we set out to help you strengthen your marriage by getting you away to delightful Franklin Tennessee, engage in meaningful discussion and application for your relationship and follow up that will help ensure that your investment yields ongoing dividends. We believe that the essential elements of environment, Biblical foundation, helpful tools, application-based approach and meaningful follow up will encourage your marriage towards all you hope dream it could be and what God has for you.

Location: Founded in 1799 and affectionately known as “America’s Favorite Downtown”, Franklin TN is just on the outskirts of Nashville. We live within walking distance of the delightful downtown and we are thrilled to host our group meetings in our home.

Hotel Info: We have a block of rooms ready for you and encourage you to stay with the group at the Drury Hotel: (We will have a link to the hotel for direct reservation uploaded soon!)

Hotel rooms include a full breakfast, snacks and drinks every afternoon, pool, hot tub, work out facilities, and suite options. Our room block options include: King Room ($139 per night plus tax), King Suite ($159 per night plus tax) and King Suite with whirlpool ($169 per night plus tax).

Your reservation must be made by January 15 in order to take advantage of our group room block. Please check with the hotel if your would like to extend your stay at this rate.

Hotel Registration link: (uploaded soon)

Please book your travel plans to allow arrival for our first meeting. We will start at our home Friday 5:00pm Central Time - please let us know in advance if you need transportation.

Cost: $650 per couple and includes program, materials, 2 meals plus snacks, three follow up group coaching sessions. Hotel and additional meals not included.

Who we are: With over 30 years of ministry experience, Coaching trained and licensed, we love seeing people thrive in their most important relationships! We believe strongly that a Biblical foundation, humor and the coaching approach lead to maximum self-awareness, discovery and lasting change. We have two grown children with our son and daughter in law living outside of Portland Wa. and our daughter on her way to an adventure in Australia!

Our Promises to you:

-Men will enjoy this time! We are listening to your reservations about retreats!

-No awkward role-playing, kumbaya songs or skits.

-We will ask excellent questions, provide meaningful material and helpful follow up.

-One on one time with your spouse.

-We will have fun as well as help equip you to be married well!


Friday: Afternoon Arrival

5pm Dinner at Joneses home and Session 1

Saturday: Breakfast at hotel

Meet at Joneses for snacks and Session 2 & 3 followed by lunch

Afternoon Free with your spouse or join us for a fun group outing

Date with your spouse

Sunday: Breakfast at hotel

Final Session at Joneses home

3 Group Coaching Follow-up Calls: Times TBD,  on Zoom (we will send you the link).  Why Group Coaching Calls? We want you to succeed! Our group calls will help you continue to put feet to the discoveries you made during our retreat and help you experience ongoing growth.

Optional: Ongoing individual or couple’s coaching (email or call to set up a session – participants receive a discount)

Note: Coaching is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice by legal, medical, financial, business, spiritual or other qualified professionals. Coaching is not a substitute for counseling, mental health care and is not to be used in place of any form of diagnosis, treatment or therapy.


-What airport do we fly in to? BNA Birmingham Nashville Airport (only 20 minutes away from Franklin).

-How do we get to the hotel? LYFT and Uber are popular in the area are easy to access.

-What will transportation be like once we arrive? Transportation to and from the airport is all you have to arrange! Please let us know in advance if you need transportation and we will take care of getting you to and from the meetings and to our group outing on Saturday. If you want to rent a car or take Lyft/Uber you are free to do so.

-What do we pack? Our meetings will be mostly indoor and casual wear is appropriate. There are plenty of outdoor walks, bike rides etc. The hotel has a pool, hot tub and workout facilities.

-What is there to do in the area? Fun things to do in Franklin Fun things to do in Nashville

-What is the weather like? The weather in Franklin is always changing! This is one of the things that is so delightful about the area! Be sure to check your weather app for the most up to date weather for our event timeframe.

-What about food restrictions? Please let us know if you have specific restrictions. All of the hotel rooms include a mini fridge so you can keep special food with you.

-What if we have pet allergies?  We do have a cat and a dog so please plan accordingly.

-Is the hotel available for an extra day or two? Our hotel has made rooms available for the day before and after the event.

-Why are we meeting in your home? Part of the “secret sauce” of our events is the mix of a sense of community and an environment where you can be real. Our home provides both space to meet as a group as well as various areas break away and have much needed time to talk as couples.

-Are kids included? We encourage you to leave the kids at home so you can focus on you! Nursing mothers contact us for questions

How do I contact you? 

Darrin's Cell: 925-899-7639 or email us at:

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