Weekend on the Bay…A Couples Getaway! - Nov 7-9, 2014

Please note: We have a wait list for rooms on property – we can help arrange off-site lodging for you!

A fall weekend at Sandy Cove is the perfect time for a couples getaway!

Plan a romantic weekend away from your normal hectic lives and give each other the gift of time together.

Registered as a guest for Weekend on the Bay…A Couples Getaway? Click here to get the up to date schedule!

  • Participate in relationships with a fully engaged heart
  • Increase passion and deepen intimacy in your marriage
  • Create new levels of safety and trust
  • Strengthen your commitment to each other
  • Communicate more effectively
  • Cultivate healthy conflict in ways that make your differences work FOR you rather than against you

  • The session topics will be:

    Becoming a Love Magnet
    The Trillion Dollar Question
    The 3 Most Important Things in Life

    What others are saying…
    “Everything was just a world away from the fast city life!” E, Philadelphia, PA

    “We were able to connect through spaghetti time and free time! We were also able to connect with friends that we were surprised to see here.” Scott & Christine, East Berlin, PA

    “The speaker challenged us to better deal with our relationship. The relaxed schedule encouraged us to get to know one another better.” John, Vineland, NJ

    “Thank you for providing a place to get away from the dailyness of life.” Mayo & Joyce, Lancaster, PA

    “I obtained valuable tools that I can use to help strengthen my marriage and connect with my husband.” Lucille, Furlong, VA

    “Weekend on the Bay at Sandy Cove gave us hope.” Theresa, Freeland, MD


Schedule subject to change

4:00 pm Registration & Check in
5:30 Dinner
7:30 Session 1
Worship & Teaching
Spaghetti Time
(sounds weird,
but we’ll explain)
9:00 Snack Break

8:30 am Breakfast
9:30 Session 2
Worship & Teaching
Spaghetti Time
10:45 Coffee Break
11:00 Session 3
Worship & Teaching
Spaghetti Time
12:30 pm Lunch
1:00 Free Time
5:30 Dinner Buffet
7:00 Comedy Show with Kenn
8:30 Snack Break

8:30 am Breakfast
10:00 Session 4
Worship & Teaching
Spaghetti Time
12:00 pm Lunch

Free time on the grounds to think, pray & process – stay as long as you like!

Special Guests

Michael Smalley

Michael Smalley’s passion is in teaching couples the principles of loving well and loving for a lifetime. His popularity as a nationally renowned marriage builder and marriage consultant quickly grew through his signature straightforward, no-nonsense advice.

Michael’s love story with his wife, Amy, began while he was an undergraduate at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After graduation, he went on to earn a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Wheaton College in Chicago, Illinois. Michael has co-authored several best-selling relationship advice books including Communicating with Your Teen, The Men’s Relational Toolbox, the DNA of Relationships, More than a Match, and Don’t Date Naked.

Michael has enjoyed 18 years of marriage to only Amy and makes his home near Houston, Texas. They have three children, Cole, Reagan, and David.

Worship Leader
Stephen Weaver

Stephen has been leading worship for nearly 20 years. Stephen has led worship for several conferences and special events. He was the worship pastor of a church in Nashville, TN and has led teams at other churches as well. Stephen is currently the President/CEO of Sandy Cove Ministries.

Kenn Kington

Kenn Kington has been performing for over 25 years and is one of today’s most sought after comedians and speakers. Kenn has appeared on Comedy Central, is one of the most popular comedians on satellite radio (Laugh USA & Blue Collar Radio) and is selling out clean comedy shows nationwide. As a corporate presenter, Kenn has spoken for some of the most successful organizations in the world.

A devoted family man, Kenn and his wife of 18 years, Heather, live in Atlanta, Georgia, where they are raising two teen age sons, Graham & Kody, and daughter Kennedy (10).


Rates are per couple and include two nights lodging, six meals, snacks, program and activities.

Chesapeake Lodge
$498 per couple

Treat yourself to an upgraded room!
Ask about beautiful bay view rooms and 2 room suites – a few with Jacuzzis!
Upgraded charge is per room, not per person

Looking for a slightly different Retreat? Try our campground!
Log Cabins are open all year.
Log Cabin Rates: $498 per couple

Early bird offer: Add on Thursday night, November 6, as a Personal Retreat!
Personal Retreat includes overnight lodging and breakfast.

Dinner and comedy show with Kenn Kington
$80 per couple, Saturday November 8, 5:30 pm

Financial hardship? Partial scholarships are available.

Modest swimsuits are required…baggy trunks for guys, one-piece for girls of all ages!

10% military discount for all program events for ALL military personnel.
This discount is available to any member of the armed forces, any branch and their immediate family members living in their household.

This is a Child Free Event. We love babies and children and we know you do too! But “Child Free Events” are your opportunity to be free from some of your normal daily responsibilities. It also provides a distraction free time for everyone to focus on the spiritual purpose of the event. Thank you for your cooperation and consideration.