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Cross Lutheran Marriage Mentoring Program
Cross Lutheran Marriage Mentoring

What is a Marriage Mentor?

The Marriage Mentors are congregation members trained to offer support, care, and advice on a variety of marriage topics for couples of all ages and stages in their marriage.

Cross Lutheran Marriage Mentoring Program

What is Marriage Mentoring?

  • Marriage Mentoring is a God-centered, scripturally based process for any couple wanting to enrich their relationship.
  • Whether you are engaged, newlywed or have been married for many years, this process is beneficial for you.
  • Marriage mentors seek to meet the needs of all couples whether they are in crisis or in a healthy marriage.
  • Marriage Mentoring provides encouragement, hope and healing.
  • Explore your relationship with another couple and experience growth and transformation. Marriage Couples
  • It's fun, it's rewarding, and it is life changing.

What is the Marriage Mentoring Process?

  • D iscover strengths & weaknesses
  • A sk great questions
  • R equire action
  • E valuate the progress

How does Marriage Mentoring Work?

You will...

  • Take a survey that will identify your strengths & weaknesses
  • Meet one night a week for 7-10 weeks with a trained mentor couple
  • Learn more about yourself and your spouse
  • Apply principles that you learn through homework
  • Learn how to bring passion back into the relationship
  • Learn how to solve your own problems using a unique negotiating tool
  • Learn how to fight in a healthy way by creating a Fight Plan
  • Improve your communication skills and your ability to manage conflict
  • Be encouraged & challenged

How do we get started?

To request the confidential care of a Marriage Mentor couple please contact...
Ed & Janet Kutay: (630) 553-4556 or

The Church Office - (630) 553-7335

--OR Download Request Forms Below--
Mentoring Request Form - For Husband
Mentoring Request Form - For Wife

Interested in becoming a Marriage Mentor?

The training course IS for you if:

  • You have a healthy marriage.
  • You have a healthy walk with God and are willing to promote a biblical lifestyle.
  • You want to help couples grow in their marriage and their faith.

Training involves 1 1/2 days video driven training, usually encompassing a Friday evening and a full Saturday. Several follow-up 1 1/2 hour meetings are also required.

Contact Ed & Janet Kutay: (630) 553-4556 or

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Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church and School
8609 Route 47 • Yorkville, IL 60560 • (630) 553-7335 (Church) • (630) 553-7861 (School)