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Fri, Apr 28


Lake of the Ozarks - The Regalia Hotel

"Metamorphosis" - Central States Conference Spring Getaway Marriage Retreat

God is Great!!! Hotel has extended hotel reservation discount cut-off date!!!! Call 573-723-3000 - Note "Marriage Retreat"

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"Metamorphosis" - Central States Conference Spring Getaway Marriage Retreat
"Metamorphosis" - Central States Conference Spring Getaway Marriage Retreat

Time & Location

Apr 28, 2023, 4:00 PM CDT – Apr 30, 2023, 2:00 PM CDT

Lake of the Ozarks - The Regalia Hotel, 250 Racquet Club Dr, Lake Ozark, MO 65049, USA

About The Event

Celebrate what God wants for your marriage


Like the Spring brings forth the beauty of the butterfly

May this Spring allow for the greater beauty in your Marriage!!

We invite you to a Spring Getaway in the lovely Lake of the Ozarks

Enjoy the luxury accommodations at the Regalia Hotel and Conference Center

Rooms - $140/night – King suites, Queen balconies, Queen Suites & King balconies

Reservation Block Discounted Rate deadline HAS BEEN EXTENDED!!!!   For as long as rooms are AVAILABLE!!!!


Call Hotel at 573-723-3000 - note that you are making reservation - Central States Conference Marriage Retreat

Retreat Itinerary

Friday - 3:00 pm - Hotel Check-in Begins

                 4:00 pm - Couple Pool Party (modest swimwear requested)

                 6:00 pm - Dinner

                 6:30 - 8:30 pm - "The Caterpillar in Us" - Seminar Session 1

Sabbath - 9:00 am - Breakfast

                     10:00 am - 12 Noon - "Going in the Cocoon" - Seminar Session 2

                      12:15 - 2:15 pm - "The Struggle in the Cocoon" - Seminar Session 3

                       2:30 pm - Sabbath Dinner

                       4:30 - 6:30 pm - "Rebirth in the Cocoon" - Seminar Session 4

                       6:30 pm - Saturday Night Snack

                       7:30 pm - Couple Time at the Retreat (on your own)

Sunday - 9:00 - 10:30 am - Couple Funlympics

                     10:30 am - Brunch

                     11:00 am - 1:00 pm - "The Butterfly Emerges" Seminar Session 5

                        1:15 pm - Farewell


Retreat Facilitators

 Derrick and Sonya McCollum are the founders of The Marriage Menders, LLC & are Licensed Clinical Social Workers specializing in Marriage & Family counseling. They have been practicing together for 24 years and their practice, which is located outside of Atlanta, consists of providing office, telephonic and video conference counseling to families, individuals. married and unmarrried couples throughout the United States & abroad  

The McCollums teach the importance of mental & emotional wellness within their practice and the connection this has to having healthy relationships within our marriages, families and our community.  They are also the authors of “Unlocking The Mysteries of Marriage”, a published book which they wrote to help married couples and singles understand the plan that God truly has for His children and to share in a very transparent way how through their many marital challenges they became stronger as individuals and as a married couple. Their transparency is also visualized on their YouTube channel segment called "Can We Talk".    

 Derrick and Sonya have been married for 27 years and stay busy with their four children, Danielle, Sian, Sye and Little Derrick II. They are excited that their daughter,  Sian completed her MSW at the University of Michigan in June of 2021 and has joined their counseling practice, now seeing their children and youth population.     The Marriage Menders are most excited about helping marriages understand,  learn and celebrate the plan that God had for us as His children and embracing the necessary changes marriage requires of us, so that we will be fit for the kingdom of Heaven one day!

Retreat Activities 

  -  your retreat fee includes 

5 Meals

5 Seminar Sessions

2 Couple Activities – Pool Party – Friday afternoon

                                          Couples Funlympics - Sunday morning

Couple Time at the Resort!!

Retreat Fee

Early Bird Rate - $275/couple ($137.50/person)

Through March 15, 2023

Regular Rate - $290/couple($145/person)

March 16 – March 31, 2023

Late Rate - $325/couple ($162.50/person)

April 1-14, 2023g

Retreat Fees – non-refundable BUT transferable to another couple

Pre/Post Retreat Activities (on your own)

The discounted hotel rate - 2 Days Pre and Post Retreat Dates as available

Bridal Cave Tour

Bridal Cave is a cave located near Camdenton, Missouri, in Lake of the Ozarks. Bridal Cave takes its name from the Osage Native American legend of Conwee, the son of an Osage chief who desired to marry the daughter of the chief of the opposing tribe. He is said to have kidnapped her for this reason. She committed suicide, and later her companion was wed to Conwee's brother Prince Buffalo in Bridal Chapel.

Rated as one of the most scenic caverns in America, Bridal Cave has more formations per square foot than any other known cave or cavern in the United States.

$22/person –

group rate $16.50 – minimum 10 couples

Evening Sunset Cruise

What a perfect way to end your day at Lake of the Ozarks, than by enjoying our sunset dinner cruise! We do offer,  a platted, sit down dinner, served to you at your own window view table. (Dinner is optional and MUST BE PRE ORDERED, prior to your cruise)

$35.00 per adult (cruise only)

$58.00 per adult (cruise and dinner)

Osage National Golf Course

Beautiful Course on the shores of the Lake!  Designed by Arnold Palmer.

All online rounds are for 18-holes with a cart . Bookings for 9-holes are accepted by calling the Golf Shop (573-365-1950 ext 110) within 24 hours of the desired tee time.

Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace

 Enjoy savings of 25% to 65% every day at 110 designer and name brand outlet stores including Adidas, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, BCBG Max Azria, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Nautica, Nike, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and more.


  • Early Bird Rate per couple -

    Meals, Seminars and Activities - book rooms with hotel

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  • Late Registration Rate

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  • Regular RetreatRate per couple

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