Marriage Ministry

Whether your marriage is struggling or thriving, we want to help your marriage become all that God designed it to be.

Marriage is one of the most intimate and significant relationships we share, besides our relationship with God. Marriage can be one of the most uplifting or one of the most difficult aspects of life. Our marriage ministry exists to help couples cultivate a healthy, lifelong marriage while intentionally growing in their love for God and each other. Whether your marriage is struggling or thriving, we want to help your marriage become all that God designed it to be.

Get Connected

Join A Group

Small Groups: This is a place where you can connect with 3-5 other couples to find encouragement, support and friends who will help you grow spiritually and develop a stronger marriage.

Short-Term Group

Does your schedule prevent you from joining a small group? It doesn’t have to! Join us for quarterly, 4-6-week small group topical studies on marriage that will help you connect with God, each other, and others in our church community.

Marriage Resources




Getting Ready for Marriage

  • 4-6 week relationship course focusing on the foundations of marriage
Conferences & Events

  • Refreshing Your Marriage
  • 1 year Marriage Cohort
  • Marriage Retreat

  • Olive Branch
  • Encouragers
Prepare AssessmentClasses & Seminars

Marriage enrichment classes and seminars are designed to help every couple understand what a healthy marriage looks like and to begin to practice principles. 4-6 week class or a 1-2 day seminar.

Suggested Classes:

  • Emotionally Healthy Relationships
  • First Few Years of Marriage
  • Communication & Conflict
  • Priorities
  • Spiritual Intimacy
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Sex & Romance
  • Raising Children
  • Play and Fun
  • Fight Fair
  • Celebrating Differences
  • Blended Families
  • Empty Nest, Doing Life with your Adult Children
Crisis Help

  • Relationship Lifeline
  • Domestic Violence
  • Adultry/Abuse/Addiction
1:1 Pre-Marital Counseling

Personal 8-10 week course with another couple focusing on the foundations of marriage.

Note: Getting Ready for Marriage or Pre-Marital counseling is mandatory for anyone seeking to be married at Olive Branch or by an Olive Branch pastor.

Marriage Mentors

Not all couples had a healthy marriage modeled to them. A Marriage mentor can walk alongside a couple and share wisdom and perspective to help keep their marriage strong. Prevention is easier than intervention.


Classes that couples can come to get tools and coaching so that their marriage can be reconciled, renewed, and restored.

Re-Marriage/Blended FamiliesEnrich Assessment with follow up meetingOnline Resources

Books, Blogs, Online Resources

  • List Books
  • HomeWord
  • Focus on the Family
  • Married People *
  • Family Life *
  • Right Now Media (Point to OB Marriage section)
  • Gottman Institute – Link
  • 100 Minute Date – App
  • Foster Families
  • Blended Families
Marriage Mentors

Couple’s in crisis usually are not near a healthy marriage from which they can gain wisdom and perspective when it comes to their marriage. One of the proven ways to help restore and rebuild a marriage is through mentoring. We offer a one year mentoring program where you will sit one-on-one with one of our skilled couples

Financial Peace

Point to Discipleship/Dates classes will be offered throughout the year

Divorce Support
Small Groups


Help During COVID-19

Let’s all be honest for a moment, being quarantined together 24/7 during this COVID-19 pandemic with your spouse can be difficult. Your entire routine of life has been turned upside down and being stuck inside for an indefinite amount of time might be causing you to face issues you have been putting off for a while. You may be feeling stressed, scared, uncertain, and overwhelmed and that’s okay. You’re not alone.

We want to come alongside you in your marriage and help you and your spouse through this unprecedented time. If you’re feeling like you’re at a breaking point, or just aren't sure how to overcome the issues you are currently facing, schedule an appointment for free marriage help through the option below.