Every Friday Night 7:00 p.m.

WHAT IS CELEBRATE RECOVERY?
We’ve all been hurt by other people, we’ve hurt ourselves, and we’ve hurt others. And as a result, every single one of us ends up with some sort of hurt, hang-up, or habit. But the question we all face is, “where do we go from here?”
 
The purposes of Pearl River United Methodist Church’s Celebrate Recovery ministry are to fellowship and celebrate God’s healing power in our lives through the “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 our lives’ problems. By working and apply 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 one and only true Higher Power.

Who is Celebrate Recovery For?

Ask yourself these questions…
Do you have trouble setting limits for yourself?

Do you experience un-forgiveness or harbor guilt from past mistakes?

Do you sacrifice your identity, desires, and/or needs in order to make others feel good about themselves or to keep the peace?

Do you struggle with feeling safe when you aren’t in control?

Do you raise your voice to get your way?

Do you act kind on the outside, but feel bitter on the inside?

Do you use food, sex/pornography, relationships, alcohol or drugs to cope with life’s problems?

Do you struggle with your body image?

Do you love someone struggling with destructive behaviors such as pornography, drugs, or alcohol?

Do you live with someone who abuses you physically, sexually, or emotionally; or feel the continued effects of past traumas and abuse?
 
The obvious answer to the question is everyone.  Like Rick Warren says, “All of us have been hurt and we have all hurt others so everyone needs recovery.”  Everyone can benefit from Celebrate Recovery and will grow if they go through this healing process.
 
But, if you answered yes to any of these questions, Celebrate Recovery may be just the place for you.
 
Come join us Friday nights starting at 6:30 p.m. with fellowship, 7 p.m. is praise/worship followed by either a testimony or teaching, and then 8 p.m. starts our Men’s and Women’s small groups. At 9 p.m. we have fellowship all together at the Coffee Shop.

 

WHO IS CR FOR?
 
Celebrate Recovery is for the entire community. You do not need to be a member of Pearl River United Methodist Church to attend. There is no pre-registration or sign-up necessary. CR is a volunteer program. You may choose to participate in all that is offered or simply attend the main program from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
 
FRIDAY NIGHTS
Pearl River United Methodist Church
65480 LA-Hwy 41
Pearl River   LA 70452
 
Meets every Friday night
52 weeks a year including holidays
 
Main Session & Open Share Groups:
 
6:30 p.m. Doors open for Fellowship Join us in the Agape’ Center for fellowship!
 
7:00-8:00 p.m. Large Group Everyone meets together in the Agape’ Center for a time of worship and teaching or a testimony.
 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Open Share Small Groups This is the time to break into gender-specific recovery –specific groups such as: Men’s Addictions, Men’s Life Issues, Women’s Addictions, and Women’s Life Issues.
 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Newcomers 101 If you are a visitor, or new to recovery, after the Large Group we invite you to attend this meeting where you will get an overview of the Celebrate Recovery ministry.
 
9:00-9:30 p.m. Fellowship Held at the Coffee Shop, this is a great time to fellowship with others from your group. Join us for refreshments and dessert.   Childcare is provided from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday nights.
 
We ask that you pick up your children immediately following Coffee Shop at 9:30 p.m.
Donations collected goes right back into Celebrate Recovery to help reach out to others, provide free bibles, and help with our start up. Celebrate Recovery runs solely off the kind donations made by you.
Want to donate?  Simple click on the button below or On Line Giving on above menu and choose Celebrate Recovery from the pull down menu, follow all the other directions.  We thank you in advance for your generosity.Donate to CR