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Healing is a Choice Offered on Monday Nights

Pine Lake Covenant Church has some exciting news for everyone.  Starting October 2, 2017 and continuing until December, we will be meeting every Monday night from 7:00 to 8:30 to receive God’s healing through a book study.  We will be

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Posted in Ministry Updates

A Surprising Key to Getting Unstuck

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  Philippians 4:6 I used to be a pessimist.  Thankfully those days and that life of pessimism are behind me. 

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Removing my Character Defects

Principle 5: Voluntarily submit to every change God wants to make in my life and humbly ask Him to remove my character defects. Recovery, it’s not a quick fix.  It takes time, humility, prayer and a whole lot

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles

HOME RUN Movie Night at CR on the Plateau

Celebrate Recovery on the Plateau is pleased to announce a special movie night on Monday, September 8, starting at 6:30 PM (not our normal meeting time of 7:00), with a viewing of “HOME RUN”.   The timing of this viewing coincides

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Are you Ready for Change?

Definition: Ready, “prepared or available for action or use: inclined, willing, available.” I was ready to stop drinking a long time.  However, I wasn’t willing to allow God in every area of my life (Step 6). I was trapped in

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Posted in 12 Steps, Recovery Principles, Testimonies

Celebrate Recovery Tackles Mental Health Issues

The shocking suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams (a recovering alcohol and drug addict) has brought a lot of talk to the forefront about mental health issues.  That’s probably the only good that can really be said about something as

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Posted in Recovery Principles

Negativity vs Positivity: Which one are you Feeding?

One thing I have learned in my recovery journey is how important my attitude is to my progress.  I can get down on myself very easily. “Why can’t I overcome my codependence?  Why can’t I start this, or why can’t

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Special Meeting Announcement

Official Monday night CR meetings are temporarily suspended and will resume January 2018. All are welcome to attend a weekly ‘Healing is a Choice’ group on Monday nights at 7PM, 10/2-12/18/2017, at the same location.

Check the national CR meeting locator for other local programs. (

Location & Time:
Monday evenings, 7 PM, men's accountability group, in the UnderGround Cafe.
No meetings on holidays.

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