CELEBRATE RECOVERY


EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT SHEPHERD

425 SOUTH HAMILTON ROAD, GAHANNA

6:00-6:45 p.m. - Meal (suggested $3/adult)


7:00-8:00 p.m. - Worship and teaching or personal testimony


8:00-9:00 p.m. - Open Share Groups for men and women



Anyone 18 years and older is welcome to show up at any time!


Childcare is provided.



PLAN A VISIT


YOU CAN BE FREE FROM THAT.

for anyone with hurts, hangups or habits

Celebrate Recovery offers a person the opportunity to participate in a group fellowship where love and hope combine with God’s purpose to mend our lives. 


The purpose of “Celebrate Recovery” is to fellowship and celebrate God’s healing power in our lives through a 12 step program and 8 recovery principles. This experience allows us to be changed. We open the door by sharing our experiences, strengths and hopes with one another. In addition, we become willing to accept God’s grace in solving the problems in our lives. By working and applying these 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 program, we discover our personal, loving, and forgiving Higher Power–Jesus Christ. 


The Celebrate Recovery Program began in 1991 at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California. The program is now active in every state and many countries. Saddleback Church created the workbook materials and provides support on many levels to churches who offer the program.



YOU ARE WELCOME HERE.

ASK YOURSELF.

Are there things in my life that hurt others?


Is there something I wish I could live without?


Is it time to crack my denial and admit I am not in control of my life?


Do I have a painful habit or hang-up from which I need to be freed?  


If you answered “yes” to any of these statements, we encourage you to attend a Celebrate Recovery meeting to see if it is for you.  

WHO AMONG US ISN'T HURT?

WHAT ARE SOME HANGUPS OF THE PEOPLE AT CELEBRATE RECOVERY?


Alcohol Dependency.  Drug Habits. Pornography. Low self-esteem. Control. Depression. Anger. Co-dependency. Fear. Rejection. Abandonment. Perfectionism. Heartbreak. Abuse. Eating Disorders. Grief. Divorce. Addiction. Gambling. Spending. Loneliness.

LORD, GRANT ME THE SERENITY. . .

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.


--Reinhold Niebuhr

WE ARE HERE TO HELP.

IS CELBRATE RECOVERY CONFIDENTAIL?

Yes, Celebrate Recovery maintains strict confidentiality. This promotes an atmosphere of trust and enables recovery. We have a saying that is repeated in every Large Group meeting: 


"WHO you see here. WHAT you hear here. WHEN you leave here. STAYS HERE."

 

We are diligent about confidentiality and anonymity. The guidelines/rules protect all of us from judgment and being “fixed”. In a “safe place” you can take off your “mask” and be real and honest without fear. You are in 100% control of when and how much you participate.