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Couples in Comradery:

A Christian Marriage Retreat for Military, Medical or First Responders

Upcoming Dates

About the Retreat

What Are the Unique Challenges in Marriage When Your Spouse is a First Responder?

The conference aims to equip couples with tools and strategies to strengthen their bond despite these challenges.

Sessions include:

  • On the Journey Together – Relationship and Communication

This session will delve into strategies that align with the unique challenges faced by First Responders and Military couples, to foster resilience and unity. We will provide tools to help you navigate life’s twists and turns, cultivating intentional connections that go beyond the badge. 

  • Rock Your Family

Join Jordan Hall, the Clinical Director at Rock Your Marriage as he takes you through a transformative journey with your partner where love deepens and connections flourish. Discover the keys to lasting happiness and fulfillment in your relationship through rejuvenating activities. Invest in your love story and unlock a future filled with stronger bonds, effective communication, and a renewed sense of intimacy. 

  • Married to the Job: Spouses Have Spouses

Andrew and Lindsay Crust will discuss the positive and negative effects of having a first responder or military spouse. Addressing these challenges through open communication, support networks, and understanding can help couples with a first responder or military background navigate the unique dynamics and build a resilient and fulfilling marriage. 

  • It’s All About You

Unlock the power of your relationship as we help you uncover the transformative impact of Self-Awareness and Effective Self-Leadership! Gain the tools and insights to navigate the intricate dance of marriage by first mastering the art of leading yourself. 

  • Please, Share Your Story

Jordan Hall will delve into innovative post-traumatic approaches to healing, fostering trust, and navigating the risks of poor communication. 

  • Jesus Was At Your Wedding

This session will recap the weekend and will lead you through the values of Love and Respect, knowing that God was at your wedding. Experience the divine blessing that will guide your union, fostering a sacred bond that transcends the ordinary. In the tapestry of your marriage, the threads of Love and Respect are woven together with the divine touch, creating a masterpiece of enduring commitment and joy.


To Make a Reservation by phone, call 719-265-7050

Retreat Leaders

Andrew Crust

In 2014, Andrew went through Police Academy and quickly learned the dichotomies of Positional Leadership and the ineffectiveness of its application. Through almost a decade of law enforcement, and over a decade in Corporate America and ministry, Andrew has uncovered essential qualities to effectively engage your leadership talent. Andrew will take you on an adventure through difficult lessons in his own personal leadership journey while highlighting action steps that helped him tap into his strengths, capitalize on opportunities, and help you to see how to achieve what others aren’t.

Andrew is a RISING STAR speaker and is an Executive Director with the John Maxwell Certified Team. He is a featured speaker with Professional Speakers Bureau International and has been mentored and coached by Dan Eckelman who is an internationally known speaker.

Andrew has taken his passion for speaking, coaching, and mentorship to develop a marriage conference for First Responders. This conference will take you on a journey of reconnecting with your spouse through Love, Respect, Communication, and Trust. During this conference, you will be challenged with open and honest communication while identifying the difficulties of being married to a First Responder or Military Service Member.

Andrew recently joined National Speakers Association of Colorado and actively speaks to law enforcement agencies, local churches, school educators & administrators, and middle managers of all business types. He has also joined the organization Kingdom Culture as a Faith Based Personal and Professional Coach.

Jordan Hall, LPC

Jordan Hall is a licensed professional counselor in Colorado Springs, specializing in individual, marriage, and family counseling, with an emphasis on building relationships, enhancing teamwork, intimacy, connection, and spirituality.

He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute with his Associate of Arts degree and then went on to The Citadel, a military college in Charleston, SC, where he attained his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Colorado Christian University in 2011.

Jordan and his lovely wife, Kelsey, grew up together in New Mexico. Their three children, Liam, Brady, and Lily are a delight to their hearts and help keep them grounded in reality. Jordan is the founder and director of Rock Your Family and Rock Your Marriage, which have helped thousands of individuals, couples, and families solidify their relationships and enhance their lives through life-changing counseling, experiences, retreats, and intensives.

Jordan is also the founder of the Rock Your Family Ranch, a non-profit organization based in Colorado offering families therapeutic intensive retreats to bring them healing, transformation and growth.


Our property is over 700 acres and contains 8 miles of private hiking trails. Depending on where you are staying, you should be prepared to do lots of walking. Our weather can be unpredictable, so pack layers. Attire for the retreat is casual, and don’t forget your Bible!

Glen Eyrie Programs require payment in full at the time of reservation. Reservations cancelled or rescheduled at least 14 days prior to the start date will be charged a 10% fee. Reservations cancelled or rescheduled within 14 days of the start date will be charged a 50% fee. Reservations cancelled within 3 days of the event date will be charged the full amount.

Our property contains 95 guest rooms in 7 different lodges, including our historic Castle. None of our rooms have TV’s, although free wi-fi is available throughout the property. Rooms contain coffee makers, but no microwaves or refrigerators. They are available for guest use in the common areas of each lodge. To see pictures of our Castle and Lodge rooms, visit our web page Gleneyrie.org/Lodging

Please notify us of any allergies or dietary needs in advance. Our Food & Beverage team can accommodate gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and vegetarian diets with advance notice. We are not a gluten-free certified kitchen, and cross-contamination may occur.