What is Celebrate Recovery?
Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a Christ-Centered recovery program that uses the words of Christ in the Bible to help overcome any addiction. The founders designed their program to help those in need by showing them the power of Jesus Christ’s words through a recovery process.
Celebrate Recovery Fellowship has distinct values and guidelines that define their type of program. This fellowship has been a beacon of hope for others who are suffering and for the families struggling to understand.
It has been a long road to recovery, but those who have benefited from the CR organization go on to live a life that is fulfilling surrounded by a community that cares. They have established programs for those incarnated called Celebrate Recovery Inside. CR has helped more than 17000 people with their recovery process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Celebrate Recovery just for drug addiction?
There are a wide variety of hang ups, hurts and harmful behaviors that Celebrate Recovery addresses. This program can help those who are struggling with dependency on alcohol or drugs, fear of rejection, low self-esteem, depression, anger, co-dependency, depression, fear of abandonment, broken relationships, and abuse.
Is Celebrate Recovery confidential?
Yes, CR has strict confidentiality rules that promotes an atmosphere of trust and enables recovery. CR fellowship is diligent about confidentiality and anonymity. The guidelines/rules protect all members from judgment and being “fixed”. You are 100% in control of when and how much you participate.
Does CR members have to attend meetings or the church for the rest of their life?
Not necessarily, but those involved in the CR fellowship candidly care about your life and recommend staying with the church. However, it is not require nor do we pressure those to stay. Those who attend the CR fellowship enjoy the community and keep coming back to stay on the right path.
CR Fellowship Traditions and Values
Celebrate Recovery Fellowship has distinct values and guidelines that define their type of program. Their program is centered around the words of Christ in the Bible and firmly believes that Jesus Christ is the one and only Higher Power.
The CR program has published literature called The Bible that correlated their program, in no way did they edit the actual Bible to fit the program. Use of the Celebrate Recovery Bible is strongly encouraged when participating in the recovery program because it corresponds to the Celebrate Recovery curriculum. Celebrate Recovery’s program consists of the Leader’s Guide, Celebrate Recovery Journal, and four Participant’s Guides.
Celebrate Recovery’s program is group based by gender specific to ensure the client’s focus is entirely on recovery. Having gender specific groups helps those in need relate to each other and establish a level of comfortability.
Celebrate Recovery has over 20,000 churches worldwide that help those struggling with addiction. They have established programs for those incarnated called Celebrate Recovery Inside.
CR’s Brief History in Time
Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a Christ-Centered recovery program that uses the words of Christ in the Bible to help overcome our addiction, triggers, and bad habits. CR is based on the actual words of Jesus to provide strength is getting clean and sober rather than psychological approach.
Saddleback Church launched Celebrate Recovery 20 years ago with 43 people. The founders designed their program to help those in need by showing them the power of Jesus Christ’s words through a recovery process. They have established programs for those incarnated called Celebrate Recovery Inside. CR has helped more than 17000 people with their recovery process.
In 1998 a faith-based prison program adopted the Celebrate Recovery program and literature at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility. The success of the program within the prison system quickly grew to five prisons and continues to grow as more inmates find a solution to their addiction within the prison.
Celebrate Recovery® Inside: A Program For Those Doing Time
Celebrate Recovery® Inside is a program established within the prisons and jails to provide inmates with recovery options. This program was founded by Saddleback Valley Community in Lake Forest, California. CR Inside program encourages fellowship and recovery within the facility.
Many other fellowship programs provide help for a single issue. Celebrate Recovery and CR Inside focuses on the person as a whole. Celebrate Recovery believes that working the program they have designed will help the participants grow spiritually and become better versions of themselves through the healing power of Jesus.
Disclaimer: DetoxtoRehab.com is in no way affiliated with Celebrate Recovery nor do we receive funding from the organization for endorsing their fellowship. Our goal is to educate those in need about aftercare programs that help maintain sobriety and help those struggling with addiction find a meeting. Please reach out to CR for literature or visit their website for more information.