We are all broken. We have all sinned. We have all missed the mark. We are all struggling with a hurt, habit or hang-up.
Quote by program founder John Baker
Celebrate Recovery is a recovery program aimed at all "hurts, habits, and hang-ups", including but not exclusive to: high anxiety; co-dependency; compulsive behaviors; sex addiction; financial dysfunction; drug and alcohol addictions; and eating disorders.
at 6:30 pm
351 Madison Ave. So.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-Centered 12-step program that recognizes Jesus Christ as our Higher Power. We recognize that the 12-steps are biblical; that they provide the framework for our daily walk with God and that they are a necessary part of His resurrection and ongoing healing of our lives.
We recognize that recovery is very fragile and an ongoing journey; we strive to be effective leaders and role models by dealing with our own recoveries with vigilance and open honesty. Our goal is to serve all that come to Celebrate Recovery with the love of Jesus Christ. We want to come alongside you and share from our healing experiences so that you can do likewise. We believe that this is an act of serving one another, thus fulfilling the Word of God. (II Corinthians 1:1-7)
of CenterPoint’s Celebrate Recovery ministry is to fellowship and celebrate God’s healing power in our lives through the “8 recovery principles.” This experience allows us to “be changed.” By working and applying these Biblical principles, we begin to grow spiritually. We can become free from our addictive, compulsive, and dysfunctional behaviors. This freedom creates peace, serenity, joy, and most importantly, a stronger personal relationship with God and others. As we progress through the program we discover our personal, loving and forgiving Higher Power-Jesus Christ, the one and only true Higher Power.
For questions or information contact: Lola Thwing (253) 848-4769
THINGS WE ARE
A safe place to share.
A place of belonging.
A place to care for others and be cared for.
Where respect is given to each member.
Where confidentiality is highly regarded.
A place to learn.
A place to demonstrate genuine love.
A place to grow and become strong again.
A place for progress.
Where you can take off your mask and allow others to know who you are.
A place for healthy challenges and healthy risks.
A possible turning point in your life.
THINGS WE ARE NOT
A place for selfish control.
A place for secrets.
A place to look for dating relationships.
A place to rescue or be rescued by others.
A place for perfection.
A long-term commitment.
A place to judge others.
A quick fix.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY SMALL GROUPS CAN:
Provide you a safe place to share your experiences, strengths and hopes with others who
are going through the “Principles” in a Christ-Centered recovery
Provide you a leader who has gone through similar hurt, hang-up, or habit that will facilitate
the group as it focuses on a particular step each week.
Provide you with the opportunity to find an accountability partner and/or sponsor.
Encourage you to attend other recovery meetings held throughout the week, if available.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY SMALL GROUPS WILL NOT:
Attempt to offer any professional clinical advice. Our leaders are not counselors. We will
provide you with a list of approved counselor referrals
Allow its members to attempt to fix one another.
We want to always be available to those who need us. Stay in contact with your groups and your sponsor. Feel free to contact Lola at anytime.
Lola Thwing (253) 848-4769
These principles are based on the Beatitudes found in Matthew 5, and include their 12-step equivalent.
Realize I’m not God; I admit that I am powerless to control my tendency to do the wrong thing and my life is unmanageable. (Step 1)
“ Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor”
Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to him, and that He has the power to help me recover. (Step 2)
“ Happy are those who mourn, for they will be comforted”
Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ’s care and control. (Step 3)
“ Happy are the meek”
Openly examine and confess my faults to God, to myself, and to another person whom I trust (Steps 4 & 5)
“ Happy are the pure in heart”
Voluntarily submit to any and all changes God wants to make in my life. (Steps 6 & 7)
“ Happy are those who’s greatest desire is to do what God requires”
Evaluate all my relationships; Offer forgiveness to those who have hurt me and when possible make amends for harm I’ve done to others, without expecting any reward. (Steps 8 & 9)
“ Happy are the merciful” “Happy are the peacemakers”
Reserve a daily time with God for prayer, Bible reading, and self-examination in order to know God and His will for my life and to gain the power to follow His will. (Steps 10 & 11)
Yield myself to be used by God to bring this Good News to others, both by my example and by my words. (Step 12)
“ Happy are those who are persecuted because they do what God requires”