MAIN MEETING
 
Thursday Evenings 6:00-8:15 pm
Dinner & fellowship 6:00-6:30 pm
                          Celebration Place (K-5th grades)  6:30-8:15 pm
                   The Landing (6th-12th grades)   6:00-8:15 pm
                   The Landing is located at 510 W 9th St Gibson City
Open Share Meeting 6:45-8:15 pm
 
Nursery is available
 
WEEKLY STEP GROUPS:
Celebrate Recovery Men’s Group:
Please contact John Schneider for details
 
Celebrate Recovery Women’s Group:
Please contact Teresa Schneider for details
 
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Celebrate Recovery Leader: John Schneider
email: jschneider1213@gmail.com
John Schneider mobile: 217-249-4744
                                                                             Teresa Schneider mobile 217-249-4746
Church- 217-784-8673
email: jschneider1213@gmail.com
 
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Thursdays at 6:30 pm 
Ages 5-11

 

Celebration Place is the approved children’s curriculum for Celebrate Recovery ministries for children ages 5-13 years of age. This Christ-centered curriculum mirrors the lessons taught in Large Group for adults. We refer to it as our “Pre-Covery” program. We strive to partner with parents to help break the cycle of dysfunction destroying so many of our families. 

A night in Celebration Place is broken down into six parts:

  1. Free Play
    The primary purpose of Free Play is to offer children an opportunity to build friendships. Free play at the beginning of each night allows children to transition from the business of the day into Celebration Place.
  2. Worship
    Worship is important because it helps children connect with God. Children learn we show our love to God through praise and worship.
  3. Teaching Time
    During teaching time leaders presents recovery principles and Biblical truths in ways children can understand. As leaders in Celebration Place, we get to partner with parents in teaching children the principles of recovery.
  4. Small Group
    Using the journal page, we help children identify their feelings and the reason why they feel the way they do. As children learn to identify and talk about their feelings they become better able to connect with others, reducing feelings of isolation. Small groups give children a chance to share their prayer requests and to pray for each other.
  5. Centers
    In our centers, children learn how to apply the principles taught during the main lesson. A Center might be a game, activity, or craft to help children experience a main point of the lesson. This keeps the night fun and the children engaged.
  6. Closing
    In the closing leaders reiterate the main points of the lesson and familiarizes children with the Serenity Prayer by reciting a version of it.

Through Celebration Place, children experience the love of Jesus as they learn how to love themselves and others while they grow in their own relationship with God. They also learn healthy coping skills for life’s tough issues.

the Landing - Celebrate Recovery for Students

The Landing is Celebrate Recovery’s student ministry geared towards Junior High and High School age students. This curriculum is designed to mirror the same material as the adult Celebrate Recovery curriculum, only packaged for students.

The Landing exists to provide a safe place for our students to process life and the struggles that accompany it, provide tools to help them live emotionally and spiritually healthy lives, and point them towards the freedom found in Jesus Christ.

A typical night in the Landing will consist of:

  1. Connect Time
    This time serves to create connection between our students and leaders and build friendships. This normally involves some sort of game or activity.
  2. Worship
    A time a worship gives our students an opportunity to connect with and rest in God.
  3. Teaching Time
    Our Landing leaders will present biblical truths and recovery principles to our students in a way that they can engage with, participate in, and apply to their lives.
  4. Small Group
    The Landing uses the same five Small Group Guidelines that adult Celebrate Recovery uses in Open Share small groups and walks through a series of questions that pertain to that night’s teaching time. Small Group gives our students a time to process and personalize the recovery principles that they are learning.
  5. Fellowship Time
    This time serves as a place for students and leaders to connect, build relationships, and continue processing the lesson after the service.

Through the Landing, our students can find a safe place to find help, hope, and healing through engaging the recovery principles and growing in relationship with Jesus Christ. Ultimately, this ministry can help students learn how to break cycles of dysfunction and provide tools for them to live free and healthy lives.