Join us at the 2017 Married 4 Life Walk: Hosted by Martez & Woodrina Layton and Ronnie & Shamari DeVoe

April 29, 2017, 9:00am-12:00pm

Grace Community Church
770 Kennesaw Avenue, Marietta GA 30060

The mission of the Married 4 Life Walk is to reinforce the principle of “Walking in Unity”. The purpose of this one mile walk to Kenessaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is to encourage couples to connect, share, and stand with other like-minded couples who are committed to stronger and healthier marriages.  Couples will leave the walk empowered to fight for their marriages.  They will know that there is no challenge that can’t be faced and overcome together.

The walk is FREE to all participants.

 Vendor opportunities are available.

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The Vision and Understanding the Need: Marriage Empowerment

Marriage is the foundation for the family and families are the backbone to every community. Regardless of your race, gender, religious beliefs, or financial status being a part of a family with a strong healthy marriage makes a world of a difference. There are numerous benefits for children raised in a home with married parents. Strong healthy marriages help to reduce poverty, crime, and failing grades in school while improving physical and mental health.

Martez Layton, the visionary for the Married 4 Life Walk, found himself in a situation where he and his wife Woodrina were fighting for their marriage and family. Martez being a man full of faith, heard the spirit of the Lord speak to his heart by instructing him, “to hold Woodrina’s hand each day and simply walk and talk with her.” Those simply walks strengthened their marriage and enabled them to overcome infidelity in their marriage. Martez and Woodrina both witnessed the empowering results of the special bond created while simply taking the time to walk and talk hand in hand.

Healing Hearts Healing Homes, Inc. created the Marriage Walk to bring awareness to the importance of simply holding hands and walking together. The goal is to remind couples to slow down, walk together, and remember there is nothing that you will face in life that you cannot conquer or overcome together as one. The Married 4 Life Walk is to remind everyone that as a community and a country, if we can walk, talk, and pray together there is nothing that can divide us.

The Married 4 Life Walk primarily focuses on marriages between a man and a woman but wants to bring all nationalities and those of different religious faith in the community together. The distance for the walk is 1 mile, so that those of all ages can participate. Completing the mile represents finishing strong as a unit.

Marriages in America are failing in drastic numbers. However, Healing Hearts Healing Homes, Inc. desires to come together with one purpose. One cause could be the match that lights the fire of staying in the fight for your marriage. We want couples to leave the walk more committed to, “Not Letting The Hand Go That You Hold.” We are asking that you collaborate and support us as we are committed to strengthening marriages and families.

What to expect


To Connect and create a deeper bond with their spouses - This hand-in-hand walk is a simple but powerful reminder that regardless of what storms we face, we will hold on to each other and never let go.


To Share with other couples - We've all experienced struggles in our lives and marriages.  Couples will walk together, encouraging each other to hold on through challenges.


To Stand with others - There is power in community! Join with others who also are committed to stronger and healthier marriages.


Do you have to be married to attend this event? 

No, this event is also open to couples who are engaged.

Do I need to register for this event to attend?

Yes, please register so we will have the head count for security reasons and to receive updates about the walk.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking will be available at Grace Community Church and other parking options will be emailed out and updated. Please visit for parking updates.

What can I bring to the event?

Please feel free to bring the chair as there will be some periods of standing. However, water bottles will be provided.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please feel free to email our organizers for any additional questions that you may have at

Is there a cost for the event?

There is no cost for the event but we would love for you to make a donation to Healing Hearts Healing Homes, Inc. 501c3 to aid in strengthening marriages and preventing divorce. It's easy to donate online through our PayPal account:

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.  You do not need to bring a printed ticket to the event.

Does my spouse need to be with me to attend this event?

Yes  It is recommended that your spouse attend with you as the walk focuses on holding hands and making a commitment together.

How long is the walk for the event? 

The Unity Walk is one mile from Grace Community Church to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. After that, we will proceed back to the church for special performances and giveaways. Transportation will be provided for those needing special assistance back to the church.


Join us!

Complete your free registration today. We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Married 4 Life Walk!

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