Join us 4/27/2019 for the 3rd Annual Married 4 Life Walk and Couples Mixer in Atlanta, GA!
Hosted by Coach Martez & Woodrina Layton and Ronnie & Shamari DeVoe

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2019 3rd Annual Married 4 Life Walk - Atlanta, GA "Never Let Go of the Hand You are Holding"

April 27, 2019 

The Walk Event 10am-12:00pm

Couples Mixer is 7pm - 11pm

Married 4 Life Walk - 770 Kennesaw Ave NW,  
Marietta, GA 30060

The Location for the Couples Mixer and Love Celebration: TBA 

***For those coming from out of town hotels offering the group rates will be updated soon.

**Active duty and veterans receive a 20% discount on the walk in appreciation of your service.  Be sure to type in the promotional code: Iserved when purchasing your tickets.  Thank you for your service***


After the walk join us for the Couples Love Celebration at the Married 4 Life Couples Mixer.  Once tickets go on sale purchase combo tickets and save!!

The mission of the Married 4 Life Walk is to reinforce the principle of “Walking in Unity.” The purpose of this two mile walk is to encourage couples to connect, walk, and celebrate 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 they will face that cannot be conquered or overcome together.

 Vendor opportunities are available for the walk event.

Be sure to LIKE our Facebook page at for updates and to see pictures from the 2018 ATL Walk.

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Consider donating to Healing Hearts, Healing Homes - our 501c3 non-profit that's committed to helping marriages stay healthy, connected and strong.

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Married 4 Life Walk

An Initiative of Healing Hearts Healing Homes, Inc. to promote healthy marriages


The Married 4 Life Walk is an initiative striving to help couples of different religious denominations, ethnicities, and backgrounds to build strong marriage relationships. Healing Hearts Healing Homes, Inc. strives to play a pivotal role in strengthening marriages across the community through prayer for marriages and families, activities for married couples, and support services that promote unity in marriage and commitment to marriage.  The ultimate organizational objective is to change lives and impact families for generations to come by building strong Christian marriage relationships.


Through the Married 4 Life Walk, the organization’s purpose is to serve God by helping married couples strengthen the bond of marriage by promoting the powerful biblical principle of “Walking in Unity” with God throughout the marriage journey. “Can two people walk together without agreeing on the direction?” (Amos 3:3)

Healing Heart Healing Homes, Inc. intends to engage married couples across the community in activities that promote and reinforce the principle of “Walking in Unity” as it pertains to the bond between a husband, his wife, and God. The goal is for couples to embrace and apply this principle as well as let it bring strength to their marriages. We will help to fulfill this mission by leading married-centered activities that demonstrate this principle, such as the Marriage Walk.

Marriage Empowerment: Understanding the Need

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. Being a man full of faith, Martez 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 simple walks strengthened their marriage and enabled them to overcome infidelity in their marriage. Both Martez and Woodrina witnessed firsthand the empowering results of the special bond that is created while simply taking the time to walk and talk hand in hand.

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 proven 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.

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 faiths into the community together.  The distance for the walk is 2 miles which will allow those of all ages to participate; completing the 2 miles represents finishing strong as a unit.

Overall, marriages in America are currently failing in drastic numbers. However, Healing Hearts Healing Homes, Inc. desires to come together with one purpose. This unity walk could be the match that lights the fire for couples to stay in the fight for their marriages.

What to expect

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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.

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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.

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

Testimonies from the 2017 Married 4 Life Walk



Do you have to be married to attend this event? 

No, this event is also open to couples who are engaged, seriously dating or committed to being married.

Do I need to register for this event to attend?

Yes, registration is required.

How do I receive the military service discount for the walk event? 

When purchasing your ticket be sure to type in the promotional code: Iserved  But keep in mind you are required to show proof of military service when picking up your items.  If you can't show proof of military service you will be required to pay the difference.  Thank you for your service!

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

Parking will be available Please visit for additional parking options and updates.

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?

Yes, general admission tickets for the walk event is:

  • $50 per couple

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

No, you can check in using your electronic device or printed ticket.

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 a total of two miles.

What is the Married 4 Life Couples Mixer?


The Married 4 Life Couples Mixer is an evening event after the Married 4 Life Walk, which allows couples to celebrate their love for one another after reaffirming their commitment "to never let go of the hand they are holding." This event will also be hosted by R&B Legend and BET Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Ronnie DeVoe, and his wife, platinum recording artist and actress Shamari DeVoe. This will be a Red Carpet event with performances,  DJ, comedian, dancing and soulful jazz, celebrity meet and greet and more.

When and Where will the Married 4 Life Couples Mixer take place?  

The Married 4 Life Couples Mixer  will be held on 4/27/2019 from 7pm - 11pm location TBA.

What is the best way to stay informed with the latest information and updates about both events?

Be sure to like the page and follow us on instagram @ married4lifewalk.

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