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CR Mission Update & Partnership Opportunities – One Year Later

It’s been a year since the Celebrate Recovery mission to Spain and France so I (Ardis Nelson) recently contacted our missionary partners in those countries for an update on CR. CR Update from Spain If you were to look at

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Posted in Ministry Updates

Rebuild this House

It has taken me a long time to recognize and accept how hard this whole recovery thing is.  I keep plodding along, making constant yet small changes, growing bit by bit. All of this is good news, and, I believe,

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Posted in Recovery Principles

CR Mission Update 5 – Two Months Later

Today marks two months since I (Ardis Nelson, a member of the CR leadership team at PLCC) taught at the seminar to introduce Celebrate Recovery to churches in Rivas, Spain, a suburb of Madrid. Since that time, I have returned

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CR Mission Update 2 – Leaving France

On my last mission update, I (Ardis Nelson, member of the CR leader team at PLCC) was preparing to give my testimony at the Celebrate Recovery meeting at the Klein’s church (E.P.E.G.E.) in Grenoble, France. That was my last full

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CR Mission to Spain Expanded to France

Last month, Celebrate Recovery (CR) at Pine Lake Covenant Church (PLCC) announced plans to support and send Ardis Nelson, a member of our leadership team, to teach at a CR conference in Rivas, Spain in the fall.  Fundraising and mission plans

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What is a Sponsor?

“What is a sponsor?” That was the question my teenage son asked me at the dinner table a few months ago.  We were sharing about our day as we sometimes do when we get a chance to have a family

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Posted in 12 Steps, CR Lessons, Recovery Principles

Local CR Spreads Influence Across the Globe

Last summer I spent six glorious weeks in Spain living with a family who I’ve come to consider my Spanish family.  Their son was an exchange student in our home a few years ago, and so this trip was

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Posted in Ministry Updates, Sharing Our Stories
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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