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Enrich your relationship with your spouse on your Manchester Connecticut Marriage Encounter experience!

The casual atmosphere of this experience hosted at Trinity Covenant Church, 302 Hackmatack St., Manchester, Connecticut, will enhance the gift of putting your marriage first – giving you and your spouse the opportunity to enjoy this precious time together away from jobs, chores, and other responsibilities. You will learn unique, loving, and effective communication techniques during each session of this experience that will help you discover a new and more joyful way to experience your marriage relationship.

Inquiries regarding childcare are encouraged.


  • Thursday and Friday evening sessions from 6:30 – 9:30 pm EDT at Trinity Covenant Church, Manchester, Connecticut. Light dinner (soup and sandwich) provided each evening.
  • Saturday session from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm EDT at the church. Continental breakfast (with a protein option) and lunch provided.
  • All program materials used during your experience as well as access to marriage enrichment materials following your experience.


We want your Manchester, Connecticut, Marriage Encounter experience to be as stress-free as possible for the two of you, so if you are coming from outside the greater Manchester area, we recommend that you reserve a room for two (2) nights lodging at one of these fine hotels:

Hampton Inn and Suites, Hartford-Manchester, 1432 Pleasant Valley Rd, Manchester, CT 06042
Courtyard by Marriott
, Hartford-Manchester, 225 Slater St, Manchester, CT 06042
Holiday Inn Express
, Vernon-Manchester, 346 Kelly Rd, Vernon, CT 06066

Please note that your hotel/breakfast cost will be an additional cost that you will pay directly to your hotel and is separate from the program cost.


  • $75 per couple for meals and program materials.
  • This payment is required at time of online application using your credit/debit card, or with registration and payment offline by check.
  • Financial assistance for the program cost is available for those in need – please contact us prior to applying.


Deadline to apply is October 17, 2024; however, space at Trinity Covenant Church for this event is limited and may fill up sooner than the registration deadline.


The $75/couple cost is refundable if you cancel on or before October 17, 2024. Payments received and/or refund requests made after October 17, 2024 cannot be accommodated.


Lutheran Marriage Encounter is a 501(c)3 organization that depends entirely on couple contributions to continue this ministry. We offer assistance through our “Dream Fund” to couples whose finances cannot stretch to cover the per couple cost. On Sunday afternoon of your Manchester, Connecticut, Marriage Encounter experience you will be given the opportunity to contribute to Lutheran Marriage Encounter’s “Dream Fund” to help us provide this experience to more couples. Your contribution is completely voluntary and we thank you for any donation you can make.


Learn more about who Marriage Encounter is for, what happens, FAQs, and Lutheran Marriage Encounter. Or email us. We look forward to seeing you!

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