Christian Couples RetreatS

Rediscover Togetherness: Marriage & Christian Couples Retreats in PA

Embark on a journey of renewal and deeper connection at Bongiorno Conference Center, your serene destination for a Marriage & Christian Couples retreat in the heart of Pennsylvania. Nestled amidst the tranquil beauty of nature, we have a unique opportunity for married couples to explore, strengthen, and celebrate their union in faith and love.

At Bongiorno Conference Center, we view retreats as a sacred time for reflection, growth, and reconnection, specifically designed for couples. Our offerings blend enrichment with relaxing activities, creating an environment that fosters intimacy and communication.

Whether you seek to enrich your marriage, deepen your faith together, or simply enjoy a peaceful break from the daily grind, our retreat center provides the perfect backdrop. focused on personalized experiences, every aspect of your stay aims to nurture your marital bond and your relationship, ensuring a meaningful and enriching experience.

Bring your group to the Bongiorno Conference Center for a retreat where love, faith, and nature merge, offering a memorable experience for couples to grow together.





Discover What Makes Us Special

At Bongiorno Conference Center, we pride ourselves on offering a retreat experience that stands out. Here are the unique features that make us the ideal choice for Christian couples seeking a meaningful retreat:

Group Development and Renewal

Our retreat is centered around Christian values and teachings. We provide Bible studies, prayer sessions, and discussions with experienced guides, all aimed at deepening faith and enhancing marital connections through shared experiences.

Tailored Couples’ Experiences

Understanding that each couple is unique, we offer personalized retreat experiences. From private counseling sessions to customized workshops focusing on communication, conflict resolution, and rekindling romance, our aim is to address the specific needs and goals of your relationship.

Tranquil and Intimate Setting

Located in the serene landscapes of Pennsylvania, our retreat offers a peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our accommodations are designed to ensure privacy and comfort, allowing you and your spouse to focus fully on each other and your journey together.

Comprehensive Facilities and Services

From cozy lodging and gourmet dining to recreational activities, everything at our retreat is designed to contribute to your comfort and enjoyment. Our facilities are designed to ensure physical relaxation, creating a balanced and harmonious environment for your retreat experience.

Community and Fellowship

While the focus is on your marital journey, our retreat also offers opportunities to connect with other Christian couples. These interactions foster a sense of community and provide a platform for sharing experiences and learning from others.

By choosing Bongiorno Conference Center, you’re not just booking a retreat; you’re embarking on a journey to enrich and rejuvenate your marriage in a setting that understands and caters to the unique needs of Christian couples.

Our Facilities: Embracing Comfort, Community, and Recreation

At Bongiorno Conference Center, we specialize in creating an enriching retreat experience for married and Christian couples. Our center is designed to nurture your relationship, providing a conducive environment for personal growth and connection. Whether you seek to deepen your connection, grow in your faith, or simply find a peaceful retreat away from the daily hustle, our facilities and programs cater to all aspects of a fulfilling couples retreat:


Lodging: Designed for Couples’ Comfort and Connection

Recognizing the importance of a restful environment in enhancing your retreat experience, Bongiorno Conference Center offers a variety of lodging options tailored to meet the needs of married and Christian couples:

  • Deluxe Suites: Our deluxe suites are an epitome of luxury and comfort, ideal for couples seeking a premium retreat experience. Elegantly furnished with enhanced amenities, these suites provide a private and lavish space for couples to unwind and connect.
  • Hotel-Style Rooms: Perfectly suited for couples, our hotel-style rooms blend the convenience of modern lodging with the tranquil atmosphere of our retreat center. These rooms offer a harmonious balance of comfort and simplicity, creating a soothing environment for couples to relax and reflect together.
  • David Leadership Center: While primarily designed for group retreats, the David Leadership Center also offers comfortable accommodations that couples can use as a base for exploring, learning, and fellowship. Its serene and contemplative setting fosters a sense of togetherness and shared growth.
  • Economical Dorms: For couples looking for a budget-conscious option without sacrificing comfort, our economical dorms present a simple, clean, and comfortable choice. These dorms are particularly suitable for larger groups or retreats involving youth or family members.
  • Cabins: Embracing the natural beauty of Pennsylvania, our cabins provide a rustic and intimate setting for couples. Ideal for those desiring a closer connection with nature and each other, these cabins offer a unique retreat experience immersed in the tranquility of the outdoors.
  • RV & Tent Sites: Catering to couples who prefer a more adventurous or self-sufficient lodging option, our RV and tent sites allow guests to experience the retreat amidst the beauty and serenity of nature, bringing their own unique touch to their stay.

Each lodging option at Bongiorno Conference Center is thoughtfully designed to ensure a peaceful, rejuvenating, and intimate retreat experience, making your stay both comfortable and memorable.

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Meeting Rooms: Spaces for Inspiration and Connection

Bongiorno Conference Center features a range of meeting rooms perfectly suited for marriage enrichment workshops, discussions, and group activities, providing an ideal setting for fostering relationship growth and connection. These spaces foster effective communication and meaningful collaboration, making your retreat both enriching and enjoyable:

  • Pennsylvania Room: Our expansive Pennsylvania Room is perfect for larger gatherings, including marriage seminars and couples’ workshops. Equipped with modern amenities, it provides a flexible and accommodating space for a range of activities and group sizes.
  • David Leadership Center: Specially designed for educational and leadership-focused retreats, the David Leadership Center offers a professional yet peaceful setting. It’s an excellent choice for in-depth discussions, couple-focused learning sessions, and leadership training for Christian couples.
  • Hotel D Room: Located within our hotel, the Hotel D Room is a cozy space ideal for smaller groups, intimate workshops, or breakout sessions. Its private and tranquil atmosphere is conducive to focused discussions and personal reflection.
  • Gym: For more dynamic and interactive sessions, our gym serves as a large and adaptable space. It’s perfect for team-building exercises, active workshops, or recreational activities that couples can enjoy together.
  • Additional Meeting Rooms: We also provide a variety of other meeting rooms, each with its unique ambiance and features. These rooms are versatile to accommodate different group sizes and are well-equipped to support a variety of retreat activities and requirements.

Whether you’re planning a couples’ workshop, a retreat session, or a large-scale marriage conference, our meeting rooms at Bongiorno Conference Center are adaptable to fit your specific needs, ensuring a successful and memorable event.

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Dining: A Feast for Body and Soul

At Bongiorno Conference Center, we understand that nourishing meals are crucial for a fulfilling retreat experience, focusing on personal and shared enrichment. Our dining options aim to satisfy your taste buds while promoting overall well-being.

1. Exquisite Dining Experiences

Our main dining hall is the heart of our culinary offerings, serving an array of mouth-watering meals. From nutritious breakfasts to start your day right, to sumptuous dinners that conclude your day on a high note, each meal is crafted with care. Our chefs are dedicated to creating dishes that are not only delicious but also add to the overall retreat experience.

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2. Banquets

For celebrating special moments or gathering as a group, our banquet service provides an elegant and festive dining atmosphere. With a wide variety of dishes and a keen focus on presentation and ambiance, our banquets are designed to transform your special occasions into cherished memories.

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3. Snack Menu

Understanding the need for smaller bites in between meals or for a casual snack, our snack menu caters to all cravings. It features a range of choices from healthy snacks for a quick nourishment to indulgent treats for a delightful splurge. This menu ensures that you’re energized and satisfied throughout your retreat.

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4. Accommodating Dietary Requests

Recognizing the diversity of dietary needs and preferences, particularly among couples, we offer personalized meal options. Our culinary team is well-equipped to handle special dietary requests, including health-related needs, allergies, and personal preferences. We encourage our guests to communicate their dietary needs in advance, allowing us to tailor every meal to be both enjoyable and appropriate for all our guests.

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Recreation: Uniting Fun and Romance

At Bongiorno Conference Center, we offer a diverse array of recreational activities, thoughtfully designed to enhance the retreat experience for couples. Whether you’re looking for shared adventure or tranquil relaxation, our facilities and the natural beauty of our surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for creating memorable moments together:

  • Indoor Activities: Our gymnasium is not just for individual exercise; it’s a place where couples can enjoy active recreation together. The game room, equipped with foosball and ping pong tables, offers a playful and competitive space to bond and have fun.
  • Outdoor Sports: Embrace the beauty of the outdoors with our variety of sports facilities. Couples can engage in friendly competition on our baseball/softball field or basketball courts, or enjoy a more relaxed game of corn hole. These activities provide a perfect mix of physical activity and enjoyment in a picturesque setting.
  • Natural Exploration: The area surrounding our retreat center is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Couples can take advantage of this serene environment with activities like hiking and bird watching, or simply enjoy a peaceful walk to absorb the natural splendor and enjoy each other’s company in a tranquil setting.
  • Recreation Tailored for Couples: Our facilities cater to the interests and energy levels of every couple. Whether you’re looking for a lively adventure or a quiet getaway, you’ll find activities that enhance your connection and complement your retreat goals.
  • Relaxation and Reflection: For couples seeking a quieter experience, we offer spaces for meditation, yoga, or reading, set in calm and peaceful environments. These areas are ideal for couples who wish to unwind, reflect, and rejuvenate together, deepening their bond in a serene setting.

Our recreational offerings are curated to enrich your retreat experience, striking a harmonious balance between fun, relaxation, and personal growth as a couple.

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By combining comfortable lodging, functional meeting spaces, diverse dining options, and a wide range of recreational activities, Bongiorno Conference Center creates an environment that nurtures both the body and the spirit, making it the ideal choice for a fulfilling couples retreat.

Recreation and Activities: Enriching Your Retreat Together

We believe that shared activities are pivotal in enriching the retreat experience for couples. Our wide range of recreational activities is designed to suit different interests, aiding in the personal growth and togetherness of couples:

  1. Couples Workshops and Seminars: We conduct specialized workshops and seminars aimed at enhancing relationship building and communication. These sessions, led by seasoned facilitators, offer insights and practical tools to strengthen marital connections.
  2. Outdoor Adventures: Explore the beauty of nature together with activities like hiking through scenic trails, bird watching, or engaging in outdoor sports. These adventures offer a perfect blend of excitement and tranquility, allowing couples to create lasting memories in the embrace of nature.
  3. Creative and Leisure Activities: Participate in a variety of creative and leisure activities such as arts and crafts, cooking classes, or dance workshops. These activities are not only fun but also a great way for couples to learn new skills and enjoy each other’s company in a relaxed setting.
  4. Health and Wellness: Focus on your well-being with health and wellness options like yoga, meditation, or couple’s massages. These activities promote relaxation and mental clarity, contributing to a holistic retreat experience.
  5. Evening Events and Social Gatherings: Enjoy our evening events and social gatherings, which offer an opportunity to meet other couples, share experiences, and build a sense of community. From campfires to themed dinners, these events are designed to foster fellowship and fun.

At Bongiorno Conference Center, every activity and recreation option is thoughtfully curated to support and enhance your journey as a couple. We provide a diverse range of opportunities for fun, relaxation, and personal growth, ensuring that your retreat is a deeply rewarding and memorable experience.


Take the Next Step in Your Journey Together!

Your retreat at Bongiorno Conference Center is more than just a break from the everyday; it’s an investment in your marriage, offering a chance to deepen your bond and grow together, embracing this opportunity for enhanced connection and mutual growth.




We look forward to welcoming you and being a part of your journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can we expect from a Christian marriage retreat at Bongiorno Conference Center?

A Christian marriage retreat at our center offers a blend of spiritual enrichment, relationship building activities, and personal growth opportunities. You’ll engage in sessions led by experienced retreat leaders, participate in couples therapy, and enjoy outdoor activities, all designed to strengthen your marital bond.

How does a marriage encounter at your center differ from traditional marriage counseling?

A marriage encounter at Bongiorno Conference Center is a unique experience that combines the benefits of marriage counseling with a retreat setting. It provides an opportunity for married couples to focus on their relationship in a serene environment, away from daily distractions, fostering a healthy relationship through guided workshops and activities.

Can we bring our family to a married couples retreat?

While our married couples retreat is primarily focused on the couple, we understand the importance of family. We offer specific family retreat times where couples can bring their children and enjoy activities together. These retreats blend couple-focused sessions with family-oriented activities.

What types of outdoor activities are available at your Christian retreat center?

Our Christian retreat center offers a variety of outdoor activities that couples can enjoy together. These include hiking, bird watching, sports facilities like basketball courts, and leisure activities like corn hole, all set in the beautiful natural surroundings of our center.

Are retreat leaders available for individual couples therapy sessions during the retreat?

Yes, our retreat leaders, skilled in couples therapy, are available for individual sessions during your stay. These sessions are a great supplement to the group activities and workshops, providing personalized guidance and support for nurturing a healthy relationship.

What makes Bongiorno Conference Center a unique Pennsylvania Christian retreat center?

As a premier Pennsylvania Christian retreat center, Bongiorno Conference Center offers a blend of spiritual guidance, serene natural beauty, and a wide range of facilities. Our retreat facility is designed to foster spiritual growth and community, set amidst picturesque landscapes with hiking trails and spaces for reflection and prayer.

Does your Christian retreat center offer programs for Christian camps or day camps?

Yes, our Christian retreat center is equipped to host Christian camps and day camps. We provide a variety of fun activities, team building exercises, and ministry-focused sessions. Our facilities are ideal for both younger campers and adults, offering an engaging and spiritually enriching camp experience.

Can Bongiorno Conference Center accommodate group retreats and provide necessary meeting space?

Absolutely! Our retreat facility is well-suited for group retreats of various sizes. We offer a range of meeting spaces that can be configured to suit your group’s needs, whether for workshops, worship sessions, or team building activities. Each space is designed to enhance the group’s cohesion and focus.

How does your retreat center incorporate the Holy Spirit into its programs and activities?

At Bongiorno Conference Center, we deeply value the role of the Holy Spirit in our programs. Our retreats include sessions and activities that encourage participants to connect with the Holy Spirit through prayer, worship, and reflective practices. Our ministry team is dedicated to creating an environment where guests can experience spiritual renewal and growth.

Are there opportunities for hiking and outdoor exploration at your Christian retreat center?

Yes, our Christian retreat center is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, featuring well-maintained hiking trails. Guests can explore the tranquil beauty of the area, engage in fun activities, or participate in team building exercises in the great outdoors. These hiking trails and outdoor spaces are perfect for guests who seek to connect with nature and find peace in the outdoor setting.

Bring your friends to the tranquil Bongiorno Conference Center in Pennsylvania for a group retreat focused on faith, fellowship, and personal growth. Secure your group's reservation today!