Celebrate Recovery meets each Friday night at 6:30pm in Higher Grounds Coffee Shop.For more information or if you have any questions,please contact Celebrate Recovery Director, Don Valentine, at email@example.com.
PurposeCelebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program for everyone struggling with a hurt, habit or hang-up. Based on eight recovery principles borrowed from the Beatitudes, Celebrate Recovery helps participants restore their relationships with God, themselves and others.
Serenity Prayer"God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time enjoying one moment at a time. Accepting hardship as a pathway to peace. Taking, as Jesus did, this sinful world as it is; not as I would have it. Trusting that You will make all things right if I surrender to Your will. So that I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with You forever in the next. Amen."- Reinhold Neibuhr
Our Vision for Celebrate RecoveryAt Oasis, our hearts are filled with a desire to make our church a safe place for anyone struggling with hurts, habits, hang-ups and/or addictions. We pray that you will come to understand the healing power of Jesus Christ. He is your light at the end of the tunnel, your pathway to recovery. Oasis seeks to provide a safe haven where recovering people can develop healthy relationships with others who are walking this road to recovery. Through fellowship, accountability and sponsorship from others, you will find that a new day is dawning. We want to join hands and offer support to other churches in the area that offer Celebrate Recovery or seek to start this ministry. In doing so, we believe our community can soon have meetings available each and every night.
Newcomers: Welcome to an Amazing Spiritual Adventure!The purpose of the Celebrate Recovery program is to provide fellowship while celebrating God's healing power in our lives. We achieve these goals through the eight recovery principles found in the Beatitudes and with Celebrate Recovery's Christ-centered 12 steps. This experience allows us to change our lives. In addition, we become willing to accept God's grace in solving our life problems. By working the Christ-centered steps and applying their biblical principles, we begin to grow spiritually. We 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 principles and the steps we discover our personal, loving and forgiving Higher Power - Jesus Christ.
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The Road to RecoveryRecovery principles, based on the Beatitudes: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. "Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor." (Matthew 5:3)Earnestly believe that God exists, that I matter to Him, and that He has the power to help me recover. "Happy are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." (Matthew 5:4)Consciously choose to commit all my life and will to Christ's care and control. "Happy are the meek." (Matthew 5:5)Openly examine and confess my faults to myself, to God and to someone else I trust. "Happy are the pure in heart." (Matthew 5:8)Voluntarily submit to every change God wants to make in my life, and humbly ask Him to remove my character defects. "Happy are those who's greatest desire is to do what God requires." (Matthew 5:6)Evaluate my relationships. Offer forgiveness to those who have hurt me, and make amends to those I have harmed unless doing so will harm them or others. "Happy are the merciful." (Matthew 5:7) Reserve a daily time with God for self-examination, bible study and prayer. This is in order to know God and His will for my life and to gain the power to follow His will. "Happy are the peacemakers." (Matthew 5:9)
Yield myself to God so that He will use me to bring this good news to others by my example and through my words. "Happy are those who are persecuted because they do what God requires." (Matthew 5:10)
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