What is Celebrate Recovery?
Celebrate Recovery offers a Christ-centered 12-step program based on the Beatitudes to help people overcome their hurts, habits, and hang-ups (i.e., bitterness, resentment, anger). Rather than setting up an isolated recovery community, this powerful program helps participants and their churches come together and discover new levels of care, acceptance, trust, and grace.
Developed by John Baker and Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forrest, California.
WHAT IS ALPHA?
Alpha creates an environment of hospitality where people can bring their friends, family, and work colleagues to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view. Alpha makes it easy to invite friends to have spiritual conversations which explore life's biggest questions in a safe and respectful way.
Alpha's approach to hospitality, faith and discussion is designed to welcome everyone, especially those who might not describe themselves as Christians or church-goers. Each session includes time for a large group meal, short teaching, and small group discussion.