Recovery

The road to recovery is not meant to be traveled alone. Learn to walk with Jesus and with a church family. Experience Celebrate Recovery where you don’t have to journey alone. Hundreds have experienced this powerful program to get free from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! Begin to experience true peace and you will no longer rely on dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain. Free dinner and childcare provided.

Weekly Friday Meetings | 6-8:30pm | Childcare is available

What is “recovery” and why “celebrate” it?

Welcome to Celebrate Recovery, a program to free one from life’s hurts and habits. By working through recovery principles found in the teachings of Jesus, you can and will change! You will begin to experience true peace and will no longer rely on any dysfunctional, compulsive, or addictive behaviors as a temporary “fix” for your pain.

Celebrate Recovery can help you find:

  • transcendence (contact with God)
  • significance (personal value and purpose)
  • community (connection and a sense of belonging)

Who will know?

This is an anonymous support ministry. Participants are free to share or not to share inside the support groups. Registration is not required as the program is designed to be a safe environment where feelings can be shared openly and confidentially. Anyone is welcome!

What can I expect?

Each meeting flows from an informational large group setting, through a community-building worship program and into in-depth support groups.

6:00 – 6:30pm | Community Time
6:30 – 7:30pm | Large Group Time – Steps, Worship, Teaching/Testimony
7:30 – 8:30pm | Support Groups

What’s a support group?

Groups are designed to be a safe place where participants can share their thoughts and feelings with others who struggle with similar issues. Childcare is available. Donations are welcome.

Codependent Men’s Group
Codependent Women’s Group
Chemically Dependent Men’s Group
Chemically Dependent Women’s Group

Email us for more information.

Read Our True Stories of Life Change

For additional info about the Celebrate Recovery National program, go to www.celebraterecovery.com.

How do I connect with a care minister?

Care ministers are available to speak with you by appointment. Please contact the Care Department by email at care@nwoods.org or by phone at 309.243.1550.

Upcoming Events

EVENT DATEREGISTER
cr_women + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Women Wed, Apr 23
6:30PM - 8:00PM
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The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more

cr_men + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Men Wed, Apr 23
6:30PM - 8:00PM
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The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more

addiction_celebraterecovery + Celebrate Recovery Fri, Apr 25
6:00PM - 8:30PM

Find hope and healing from addictions and unhealthy relationships through the love of Jesus Christ. Free dinner and childcare is provided. read more

cr_men + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Men Wed, Apr 30
6:30PM - 8:00PM
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The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more

cr_women + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Women Wed, Apr 30
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Register

The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more

addiction_celebraterecovery + Celebrate Recovery Fri, May 2
6:00PM - 8:30PM

Find hope and healing from addictions and unhealthy relationships through the love of Jesus Christ. Free dinner and childcare is provided. read more

cr_women + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Women Wed, May 7
6:30PM - 8:00PM
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The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more

cr_men + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Men Wed, May 7
6:30PM - 8:00PM
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The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more

addiction_celebraterecovery + Celebrate Recovery Fri, May 9
6:00PM - 8:30PM

Find hope and healing from addictions and unhealthy relationships through the love of Jesus Christ. Free dinner and childcare is provided. read more

cr_men + Celebrate Recovery Step Study for Men Wed, May 14
6:30PM - 8:00PM
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The Step Study is where the "pick and shovel" work is done to dig deep and discover the real reasons behind life's hurts, habits and hang-ups. This group is gender-specific and covers all of life's issues. read more