Marriage Retreat
If you are just starting out on the marriage journey, you have been married for decades, or you’re somewhere in between; Cedar Lake Ministries’ Marriage Retreat is for you. Invest in your marriage this weekend with connection, adventure, learning, and fun – without the pressures of kids, cleaning, or work getting in the way. Engaging speakers, fun activities, and peaceful moments provide you with the opportunity to connect with one another. We’d love for you to join us. 
March 8-10, 2024


2024 Speakers
Photo of Dr. Jim and Carol Shores
Jim and Carol Shores
Dr. Jim and Carol Shores have delighted couples across the country as they enhance their presentations with comedy and theatre communicating in a most entertaining, practical way about relationship issues.  Funny, accessible and real, they speak to couples of all ages to help marriages thrive. If you like to laugh, learn and reconnect, you’ll thoroughly enjoy Jim and Carol Shores.
Schedule (subject to change)



4:00-5:45 PM Check-in  

6:00 PM Dinner

7:30 PM Main Session

9:30-11 PM Evening Activities



8:00 AM Breakfast

9:30 AM Main Session

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00-5:00 PM Afternoon Activities & Seminars
5:00 PM Dinner Date





Saturday (continued)

6:30 PM Main Session

8:30-11 PM Evening Activities



7:00 AM Coffee available | TAG Time
7:15 AM Coffee & Devotions
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM Main Session
11:30 AM Pack Up
12:00 PM Lunch
12:45 PM Dismissal


Retreat Rates Based on Housing

Price includes two nights’ lodging, 6 meals, all sessions and activities. 
Private – $400 per couple
Stay in your own private room with your own bathroom in either our Rest-A-While Lodge or a Private Cedars. All bedding and bath linens are provided.
Drive In – $300 per couple
Find your own lodging for the weekend and Drive-In for the activities. Cedar Lake Ministry Cottagers may receive this rate as well as guests who are staying in the RV park. 
Our desire is that no individual misses out on a retreat experience due to financial reasons. Through the generosity of thoughtful and caring partners, financial assistance may be available for you to attend this retreat at Cedar Lake Ministries. 

Additional Discounts

Early Bird Discount
$25.00 early bird discount if you are registered and paid in full by December 1, 2023

Refund Policy


All registrations must be paid in full 14 days prior to the event.

A $50.00 Non-Refundable deposit is due per registration. Any cancellations will forfeit the deposit.

Cancelling a registration(s) within 45 days of an event, you are obligated to 60% of your event fee.

Cancelling a registration(s) within 14 days of an event, you are obligated to the full event fee.

In the event that Cedar Lake Ministries is not permitted to host an event due to legal reasons or restrictions imposed through Executive Order, Local Health Department Order, or any similar legal restriction or circumstance of similar effect, Cedar Lake Ministries will retain the deposit. The deposit may be transferred toward ANY future Cedar Lake Ministries Program event or guest. Additional fees paid may be requested as a refund. In all other circumstances, Cedar Lake Ministries’ cancellation policy outlined above will apply.

Check out this video to hear what our speakers this year are excited about for Marriage Retreat 2024!