SNOWBIRD MARRIAGE CONFERENCE 2023
October 20-22, 2023 ( Marriage Retreat #1 )
October 27-29, 2023 ( Marriage Retreat #2 )
The Snowbird Marriage Conference is the perfect mountain getaway for you and your spouse. You’ll leave refreshed, refocused, and motivated to keep Christ at the center of your marriage. This three day conference offers four main sessions and several breakout sessions that focus on the biblical purpose of marriage and practical ways to grow in your relationship with the Lord and your spouse.
The 2023 dates and registration information will be announced as soon as possible. Click the button below to get an email notification as soon as registration is available. Contact us here if you have any questions; we’re glad to help.
2023 Teaching Focus
We love because He first loved us. (1 John 4:19)
This truth is most apparent in Christian marriage. When we can view our spouses through the lens of God’s love for them, He will change our hearts and transform our marriages.
To achieve this, we must understand that the same Gospel at work in us is at work in our spouses. Just as God, through Christ Jesus, forgave, redeemed, and restored us and remembers our sins no more, He has done so for our believing spouse.
By adopting this godly perspective, we come closer to loving each other with the same love with which God loves us.
Marriage Conference Lodging & Recreation:
You are welcome to stay in one of our cozy cabins on-campus or explore the many off-campus options through the travel website of your choice (like Airbnb or Expedia).
Our high adventure on-campus recreation options are available. Many off-campus options include mountain biking, hiking, rafting, or exploring the NOC.
“Much needed getaway which allowed us to focus on us without the everyday life distractions.”
“A Christ-centered time away from our kids is exactly what we needed for a break. Time to just focus on each other and our roles in our marriage.”
“The mountains, the hospitality, the worship, the teaching, the food, it was all leveraged for Him to speak clearly…life-changing. We’ll be back for more.”
2023 Marriage Conference Schedule
Schedule is tentative. Check the Snowbird app for most current updates.
- 5:00 pm – Arrival & Check-in
- 6:00 pm – Dinner
- 8:30 pm – Worship Service at North Campus
- 10:00 pm – On-Campus Recreation, Snack Shack, SWO Underground, Fire
- 8:30 am – Breakfast
- 10:00 am – Worship Service at North Campus
- 11:15 am – Departure
Get the FAQs
Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the exposition of Scripture and personal relationships in order to equip the Church to impact this generation.
This Gospel-driven mission is what every one of our adult retreats is focused on.
Or, jump into our published resources and session recordings to get a sample of the teaching you will be hearing at SWO.
How do I register and prepare for arrival?
Click the button below to set up your Snowbird account and pay a small deposit to register your couple’s spot for the marriage conference. You can easily choose to register as a family or group. If you’re coming as a group then we’ll do our best to assign you rooms in the same cabin area.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out. Call us at 828.321.2210 or email us any time. We’re here to help!
What is the programming like at Snowbird?
This marriage conference includes solid biblical teaching, Gospel-focused worship, high-adventure recreation, and encouraging days with your better half. Don’t worry if you’re not the greatest thrill-seeker—there will be delicious food, beautiful scenery, and plenty of time away from the craziness of everyday life.
What recreation Is provided at the Marriage Conference?
The scheduled recreation includes our on-campus recreation options, like our climbing tower, aerial park, 3-man swing, and gun range. However, there are plenty of small-town mountain treasures to discover as well. You’ll have time to grab a quick hike on the Appalachian Trail, watch kayakers explore the Nantahala River, or check out one of the coffee shops in Andrews, Murphy, or Bryson City.
What type of housing is available?
We have over 14 cabins on our campus, divided by bedrooms for each group. They each provide twin-sized bunk beds, air conditioning, and heat. Our cleaning team takes great pride in keeping things clean but the buildings are simply functional. You’ll need to provide your own bedding, pillow and towels. The bathhouse is a short walk across the property.
How do I add or drop additional spots to my group?
You can add additional couples to your group as long as the conference is not full. The best way to check the current capacity is to open your Snowbird Account and see if any remaining spots are open for the retreat. However, you’ll want only to register spots that you’re sure you’ll need. The deposit is non-refundable.