JACKSON, MICHIGAN      (517) 796-5116   

Working hard to make your marriage work.

For more than 10 years, Executive Director, Shelby Raines has been leading the team at Marriage Matters Jackson (MMJ). Shelby is an experienced presenter and entertains and educates people from all walks of life, using humor and slices of the everyday to connect with her audiences and share with them the profound benefit of investing in healthy marriage.  


Shelby is a certified Pick-A-Partner instructor and is a trained facilitator of Prepare/Enrich, a marriage preparation and enrichment tool for couples. Shelby Raines is a 1996 Spring Arbor University graduate, and active member of the Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church.  She and her husband, Drew, have been married 20 years and have three beautiful children.

A child of divorce, Shelby knows firsthand the impact of family fragmentation. During her time at MMJ she has taught research-proven relationship skills to hundreds of youth and dating and married couples.

MMJ Staff

Shelby Raines
Interim Executive Director
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Alex Glenn
Operations Manager
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Amy Pelletier
Program Director
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Jackie Lincoln
Community Relations Coordinator
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Board of Directors

Robert Anderson, Chair
Elizabeth Knoblauch, Vice-Chair
John Rockey, Treasurer
Patricia Robertson, Secretary
Canena Adams
Cari Bushinski
Amy Neville
Chrissy Siders

Marriage Matters Jackson
536 N. Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201
(517) 796-5116

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