October 15-16, 2021


Spanish Translation available for those attending Elevate Marriage in Rockaway! Simply go to the welcome center and we will give you a translation headset!

COVID-19 info

We value the safety of everyone attending the conference. All attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask and maintain social distancing when possible. For Elevate Marriage, the tables that usually hold 10 people (5 couples) will be reduced to 6 people (3 couples) to allow for social distancing. Any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.


About ELEVATE Family Conference

God uniquely designed you and your family to enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding life together.

The Elevate Family Conference, with the aid of experienced coaches will help you build a successful strategy for maximizing your family relationships.

Married and Engaged Couples will learn new strategies for successfully navigating the highs and lows of marriage, building strong communication and trust, intimacy, working as a team, and much more!

Kids will see value in having strong faith, to complete their unique mission in life.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain decades of insight and experience from nationally renowned coaches and presenters.

Bring your family and friends and let’s learn and laugh together as we Elevate our families!


Drs. David & Marlinda Ireland

Lead Pastors, Christ Church

Pierre and Marlize du Plessis

Lead Pastors, The Father's House

Liz Colizza

Couples Therapist and co-creator #1 Marriage Counseling App

Lee Rouson

2x NY Giants Super Bowl Champ

Angie Rose

Pop/Hip-Hop Artist

Alex Soto

Youth Pastor, The Life Christian Church

Frankie and Keyla Pavia

Youth Pastor, Grace Chapel
Entrepreneurs and Founder of Abagail’s Place

DJ Echo


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Saturday, October 16, 2021
8:30am – 3:30pm


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Friday, October 15, 2021
5:30pm - 9:30pm

Christ Church Montclair


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Saturday, October 16, 2021
8:30am – 3:30pm


Q. What can I expect from the in-person Elevate experience?

There will be a ton of great content, laughs, real talk, and so much more!

Q. Where is the Elevate Family Conference taking place?

Elevate Teens will be happening on October 15 at the Montclair Campus of Christ Church located at 68 Church St, Montclair, NJ. Elevate Kids and Elevate Marriage are happening on October 16 at the Rockaway Campus of Christ Church located at 140 Green Pond Rd, Rockaway, NJ.

Registration & Pricing

Q. What is included in the cost of the registration?

Registration pricing includes all main sessions, breakout sessions, and all conference materials. For children only, all meals and snacks are also included.

Q. Do I have to attend Christ Church in order to register?

No! All children, married couples, engaged couples, and married individuals (spouse not able to attend) are welcome to attend. For children only, all meals and snacks are also included.


Q. What are my lunch options during the conference?

We have made various meal options available for those attending the conference. Please see your conference-specific info by clicking on the segment of the conference that applies to you – Kids & Marriage.

Still have questions?

Phone – 973-783-1010 or Email Us: SNickoley@ChristChurchUSA.org


Christ Church is proud to be the main sponsor of the Elevate Family Conference! It is our prayer that through this conference you will experience a more powerful understanding of your role as a child or loving spouse.

About Christ Church

Founded in 1986 when Pastors David and Marlinda joined hearts with four other adults, Christ Church has grown exponentially year after year. Today Christ Church is home to 9,500 members, representing approximately 70 different nationalities! We offer four weekend worship experiences in two locations. Our Montclair Campus is located in Montclair at Church Street & Trinity Place and our Rockaway Campus is located in the Township of Rockaway @ 140 Green Pond Road. Our mission is to Unite People to God and People to People.


Wellsprings Counseling Center, LLC is a team of over 30 trusted licensed professionals dedicated to healing and transformation. Our team consists of psychologists, professional counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists. We work with children, adolescents, adults, couples, groups, and families, and we consider the needs of the whole person emotionally, psychologically, physically, and spiritually. Offering both remote teletherapy and in-person sessions, we are able to serve predominantly the Christian community throughout New Jersey and New York. We are each licensed by the States in which we practice, and we are all believers who have been trained to incorporate faith into the professional therapy process. To learn more about Wellsprings, please call us at 201-956-6363 x10 or visit our website at www.wellsprings.org.

Our mission at Family Healing Center is to provide families with the highest quality of care. We accomplish this through compassionate individual therapy, supportive group counseling, and mental health education.


Are you or do you represent an organization or business that is looking to serve the family? Becoming a sponsor at Elevate can expose your organization to hundreds of families in just two days. Best of all, sponsorship is easy, affordable and currently available!!

For more information, contact Christ Church via the contact form below.

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