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The Art of Marriage weekend retreat for married / engaged couples

16 November @ 9:00 am - 17 November @ 5:30 pm

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ALL are welcome (Christians and non-Christians)!
Registration closes on 15 October 2018

16-17 Nov 2018 (Fri-Sat)
9am to 5:30pm

YWCA Fort Canning Lodge

Six video sessions and projects cover the following topics:

Session 1: Love Happens (Purpose of Marriage)
Session 2: Love Fades (Drift to Isolation)
Session 3: Love Dances (Roles)
Session 4: Love Interrupted (Communication)
Session 5: Love Sizzles (Romance and Sex)
Session 6: Love Always (Legacy)


Expert interviews · Real-life stories · Humourous vignettes · Couple projects · Tea breaks

FamilyLife Singapore reserves the right to cancel the event at any time at our discretion. If we exercise that right of cancellation we will refund any fees which you have paid in advance.


ALL are welcome (Christians and non-Christians)! Registration closes on 15 October 2018. Limited spaces available. Sign up early to avoid disappointment.

Non Stay-in:
$349 per couple

Conference fee covers GST, full-color event manuals, buffet lunches on both days

Stay-in (for marrieds only):
$399 per couple

Conference fee covers additional buffet breakfast & accommodation (one-night Executive Queen Room)

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Participants’ comments

“Good weekend getaway to focus on biblical principles of marriage & spend quality couple time. Benefitted through interactions with other couples during meal time. Marriage is a God intended art-piece, make it beautiful!”

Joseph & Christina Eio

“The topics discussed are relevant…videos with questions in-between helped us to ponder about ourselves, our spouses and our marriage. The most rewarding part of the Art of Marriage retreat was to spend time together to discuss about issues in our marriage.”

Kelvin & Seow Hui

“We came as we wanted to be intentional to grow our marriage in Christ, to give the best gift to our children through a strong marriage. Thus we invested time in the Art of Marriage. There are plenty of intentional time to process the wisdom communicated. Worthwhile especially for couples who find it difficult to get away for too many days. If anyone is undecided or hesitating, just make plans and come!”

Jeremy Koh and Suan Ai
Ministry Staff, Families-in-Covenant / Men-in-Covenant, Covenant Evangelical Free Church

“Art of Marriage is the best marriage seminar that I have attended and I am organising an Art of Marriage Retreat in my church in May 2018.”

Rev Henry Ng, The People’s Bible Church

“…reinforced my marriage and provided an excellent platform to resolve our issues”


“Art of Marriage is gospel-centered. I was drawn to God and to my spouse.”



李津, 生命堂

“The Art of Marriage taught us that God intended our marriage to glorify Him. We were admonished to keep God in the centre as we address issues in our marriage. Come and experience the Art of Marriage and be blessed.”

Archer and Sok Fen

Schedule at a glance

Schedule is subject to change without prior notice.
* Tea break / Light refreshments are provided
Fri, 16 Nov Sat, 17 Nov
6:30 am – 9 am Buffet breakfast
(for stay-in couples)
9 am – 9:30 am Registration *
Pool Terrace (Level 3)
Session 4
Love Interrupted
+ couple project
9:30 am – 12:30 pm Sessions 1&2
Love Happens
Love Fades
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Buffet lunch Buffet lunch
1:30 pm – 5:30 pm Session 3
Love Dances
+ two couple projects
Sessions 5&6
Love Sizzles
Love Always
+ closing *
5:30 pm – Dinner out (own budget)
Free time


How do I get there?

You can follow the link below to find the hotel.
YWCA Fort Canning Lodge

Is complimentary parking available?

One-time use complimentary parking is available for stay-in participants. Tickets can be requested at the hotel’s front desk. One ticket per couple.

Is there free WIFI?

Free WIFI is available to all hotel guests after check-in

Is child-minding service provided at the event? Can my helper watch my kids at the event while I attend?

The program is designed for the couples to take time away from their children and work, to rest and give undivided attention to each other. We encourage couples to make arrangements for childcare outside the event.

I really need help for my marriage. Is counseling available at the event?

Our staff are not able to offer professional counseling but we can refer you to qualified family counselors. The AOM team is also available to listen to and pray with you.

Will there be group sharing when I have to share with others about my marriage?

Art of Marriage retreat is formatted to allow couples to spend extended time with each other and grow their marriage. Interaction with other couples is minimal.

Any other things to note?

You may wish to bring a cardigan/ jacket in case the meeting room is cold, and insect repellent if you plan to go outdoors.

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16 November @ 9:00 am
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