Building Successful Marriages

“He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord”, Proverbs 18:22

Vision Statement

To help couples thrive in their marriage by providing empowering educational tools to nourish and cherish each other in a healthy marriage relationship. This ministry will, not only play a pivotal role in building successful marriages, but it will also impact children, families, the church, the community and ultimately, the world.


To learn and develop marriage enrichment and communication skills; understanding what the Bible says about marriage; participate in regular programs, meetings and social events; attend quarterly workshops/seminars and coaching sessions; annual honeymoon retreat.

Target Audience

Premarital couples (dating with intention of marriage); married couples (relationship enrichment); couples in crisis (communication barriers, trust/betrayal, separated, etc.). Also, couples living together with children (thinking out of the box to address an untapped population).


Meeting Times:

4th Tuesday of every month at 7 pm

Requirements for Marriage Ministry Volunteers

  • Must be an active member of Zion Baptist Church
  • Meet all other necessary requirements


Ministry Coordinators:

Dec. Yelverton Cox

Dec. Yelverton Cox, Marriage & Family Life Ministry

Sis. Shaunda Strachan

Sis. Shaunda Strachan, Marriage & Family Life Ministry

Bro. Steven Strachan

Bro. Steven Strachan, Family Life Ministry, Men’s Ministry

Sis. Daphne Williams

Sis. Daphne Williams, Marriage & Family Life Ministry

Bro. Dwayne Williams

Bro. Dwayne Williams, Christian Education, Family Life Ministry, Prayer Ministry, Public Relations Ministry/Secretariat

Rev. Leon Wilson

Rev. Leon Wilson, Family Life Ministry, Evangelism Ministry, Hospital/Visitation Ministry, Prayer Ministry

Sis. Jenniemae Cox

Sis. Jenniemae Cox, Adult Sanctuary Choir, Family Life Ministry

Sis. Ramona Wilson

Sis. Ramona Wilson, Martha’s Kitchen, Hospital/Visitation Ministry, Family Life Ministry, Prayer Ministry