Marriage Retreat 2023

Minimize distractions and maximize quality time with an all-inclusive weekend where you will slow your pace and focus on each other and the Lord. Your getaway is filled with refreshing fellowship, relaxation, fun activities, delicious food, worship, and biblical teaching. Maranatha provides the space and room to reconnect with yourself, your spouse, and with God through His creation.

Robert & Shelly Conn

Robert and Shelly, high-school sweethearts, have been married for 26 years and have served together in various ministry roles since the early ’90s. They have four high school and college-aged children, they are passionate about strengthening marriages, and consider their honesty, openness, and transparency as their superpower. They reside in Papillion, NE, where they pastor a local church plant, and nurture aspirations for what God can accomplish through healthy marriages.

Worship Leader:
Jason Regier

Jason Regier is a husband, dad, coffee enthusiast, and worship leader at New Hope Church. He’s been married 24 years to his wife Dolly and has three amazing kids. He loves to help people experience the heart of God through worship. 


Friday, Nov 3rd

  • 4pm – Check-in at Nitz Welcome Center (Coffee Shop Open)
  • 6pm – Supper
  • 7pm – Session 1
  • 8:30pm – Game
  • 9pm – Free Time (S’mores, spa)

Saturday, Nov 4th

  • 8am – Breakfast
  • 9am – Session 2
  • 11am – Free Time
  • 12pm – Lunch
  • 1pm – Free Time (Trails, disc golf, mini golf, fishing, canoes/kayaks)
  • 1-3pm – Zipline
  • 6pm – Supper
  • 7pm – Session 3
  • 9pm – Free Time (S’mores, climbing wall, roller skating, spa)


Sunday, Nov 5th

  • 8am – Breakfast
  • 9am – Session 4
  • 11am – Simple Lunch
  • 12pm – Depart


Registration Options

Pricing is all-inclusive and per-couple as follows. Motel-style rooms go fast!

Motel-Style (private restroom, linens provided) – $290
(Hotels also available nearby in North Platte, NE)
Dorm-Style (hall restroom, bring linens) – $200
RV/Tent Space (electricity only) – $150
Daily Commute (no lodging) – $100
(Note: a 25% non-refundable deposit is included in rates)

Before Joining, Please Consider

  • If the attendee(s) begins showing symptoms of illness, please stay home and plan to attend a future event after symptoms clear.

Packing List

A packing list for overnight camps and retreats is available here.
Please Note: We have a no-pet policy. Please do not bring pets. Thank You.