Upcoming events

    • 28 Apr 2014
    • 6:00 PM
    • 31 Dec 2014
    • 8:00 PM
    • United Way Center, 536 N Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201

    Marriage Restoration Workshop




    Every Monday evening

    6 p.m. - 8 p.m. @ The United Way Center,

    536 N. Jackson Street, Jackson, MI. 


    *Workshop registrants attend at no cost.


    Most couples going through rough spots only see two options; painful marriage or divorce.  There is a Third Option: an ongoing weekly program to restore and build better marriages.  The Third Option program offers hope for hurting couples, and covers critical topics, such as how to fight fair, forgiveness and repair, understanding expectations, control issues and much more. 


    Many couples needing a "turn-around" in their marriage find hope and answers participating in these weekly forums.  Attend as-needed to gain support from other couples while learning tools to help rebuild your relationship.


    Spring 2014 Schedule:
    Click here for a printable copy

    Mar 10 - Responsibility and the Blame Game

    Mar 17 - Understanding Expectations

    Mar 24 - Redefining the Power Struggle

    Mar 31 - Control Issues

    Apr 7 - Listening Beyond the Words

    Apr 14 - Personality Differences

    Apr 21 - Childhood Issues & Emotional Baggage

    Apr 28 - Handling Anger Constructively

    May 5 - Speaking the Truth in Love

    May 12 - How to Fight Fair; Conflict Resolution

    May 19 - Hurt & Forgiveness

    May 26 - NO CLASS (Memorial Day)


    * Cost underwritten in part by Marriage Matters Jackson, the Jackson Community Foundation, and donors like you!


    • 09 May 2014
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Cascades Manor House
    • 44

    Fundraising Dinner & Auction

    Friday, May 9th 


     This event is sponsored in part by Peak Manufacturing

    Cascades Manor House
    1970 Kibby Rd. Jackson

    Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

    Click here for a list of our fabulous auction items!

    Spring is near and so is MMJ's fabulous fundraiser.

    Come enjoy a great night out as a couple Friday, May 9th at Cascades Manor House.

    MMJ's Spring Fundraiser, hosted by Shelby Raines, features a delicious dinner*, spectacular auction and plenty of time to shop and bid.

    Plus, Shelby will share some of the exciting happenings at MMJ in the past year, in the months ahead, and, of course, she'll have some great tips to help keep your marriage strong.

    Attire for the night? Whether it's your little black dress or your favorite spring ensemble, you'll fit right in as long as you come ready to have a good time.

    *Dinner Menu:
    Blackened Chicken Alfredo, tossed salad, vegetable, breadstick, and dessert. Cash bar provided.

    Register by
      April 28th!

    • 29 May 2014
    • 7:00 PM
    • Commonwealth Commerce Center
    • 36


    7:00 p.m. Commonwealth Commerce Center, Auditorium D
    Downtown Jackson

    Ticket Price: Just $5 per person!


    Enjoying intimate moments together is an important part of building a healthy marriage, but things like bills, careers, kids and other obligations can move your love life to the bottom of the list.

    MMJ will show you how to make the time, spice up your routine, and find ways to get each other "in the mood." Join us for one of the most fun -- and one of the most sensitive -- topics in marriage.

    MMJ's Shelby Raines will host Maria Current, Jackson's only licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in sex therapy. This casual and upbeat presentation will cover some of the common misconceptions and questions surrounding sex that married couples face. It will also provide tips to help your grow closer.

    Please note: some of the conversation may be a bit graphic, but the lights will be low, so you won't be embarrassed!

    Tickets are just $5 per person and include a goody bag and dessert.


    Hosted by Shelby Raines, and facilitated by Maria Current



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