Newly Married Worksheet

As marriage mentors work with newly married couples, they will ask some general questions about how things are going. However, in order to be more effective, they will eventually want to ask a couple more specific questions in key areas. This tool is helpful in guiding a discussion in the following areas:

  • Establishing a Christian home
  • Communication
  • Outside relationships
  • Finances
  • Sexuality

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For Further Information:

Marriage Mentoring
This mentoring guide is a series of twelve discussion aids through key topics of the marriage relationship.  It is an excellent resource to use for guiding conversations with individual couples or in a small group setting. Copies are available for purchase at the ACCFS office or through the author’s website here. [dredgray]

The Mentor Guide 
This website offers a wealth of information for addressing family-related issues in the lives of people you mentor. The guide is organized by topics and each topic includes key Scriptures, conversation starters, and helpful resources. [Family Life]


51 Creative Ideas for Marriage Mentors
Authors: Les Parrott, Leslie Parrott
Can be used in any of the three areas of the marriage mentoring triad:

  • Preparing – mentoring engaged and newlywed couples.
  • Maximizing – mentoring couples from good to great.
  • Restoring – mentoring couples in distress.

Creative ideas for marriage mentors are grouped into these three areas. There is also an entire section of ideas appropriate for mentoring any couple.

The Complete Guide to Marriage Mentoring
Authors: Les Parrott, Leslie Parrott
This is a comprehensive resource to help churches build a thriving marriage mentoring program. Les and Leslie Parrott are passionate about how marriage mentoring can transform couples, families, and entire congregations. It includes life-changing insights and essential skills for preparing engaged and newlywed couples and maximizing marriages from good to great. Practical guidelines help mentors and couples work together as a team, agree on outcomes, and develop skills for the marriage mentoring process.