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THRIVE/RECOVERY     MARRIAGE     FINANCIAL PEACE    SOBRIETY RETREATS

God cares deeply for each of us, and when we hurt, He hurts.
The ministries you will find listed on this page offer help to those who are hurting.

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Thrive


(formerly Recovery)

Thrive


(formerly Recovery)

WORKSHOPS

Real Talk: Budgeting workshop September 15, 2018

Tips and tricks on how to create and stay on a budget effectively, along with ways to save money in your everyday life. Worshop is FREE from 9am until 12pm, September 15, 2018.  Childcare is available for $10/child with pre-registration required. 


THRIVE (formerly Recovery)

Thrive Ministry at Woodcrest exists to help hurting people find hope, healing, and health in Christ by breaking through the emotional barriers and addictive behaviors that keep us from relating fully with God and each other.

Thursdays 6:30pm- 8:30pm on the Columbia campus during our spring and fall semesters. Click INFO/REGISTER for details.


Relational & Emotional Healing Consultation

There are times when our lives or our relationships seem to be falling apart. Sometimes you may feel like there is no help for your situation. However, we believe there is hope! We offer you the opportunity to meet with church staff to discuss your situation.

Through this discussion they will help connect you to the community and to resources that can be a bridge to bring hope and healing to your life or relationship.

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Marriage


Marriage


Marriage classes

We offer several marriage classes at Woodcrest that span from premarital to developing stronger relationships to help with troubled marriages to navigating step-families. These classes meet on the Columbia campus during our spring and fall semesters. Click INFO/REGISTER for details

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Financial Peace


Financial Peace


Financial Peace University (FPU)

Classes for FPU in the Fall 2018 semester are full. Check back in early January 2019 for information about our spring class or check out one of our free events below. 

The goal of FPU is not just information — we’re looking for transformation. This 9-week video course covers Biblical financial planning principles as taught by Dave Ramsey. This class will change the way you think about money. Learn the importance of and how to save, budget, pay off debt, purchase the right types of insurance, buy a house, save for retirement and more. Change your life… one budget at a time.


There will be a FREE Real Talk Workshop on Budgeting on Saturday, September 15 from 9:00am to noon in the Woodcrest Gym, open to anyone. This workshop will take you through the practical logistics of how to write, follow and adjust a zero-based budget as well as give you tips and tricks on how to save money in various budgeting categories.  We hope you can join us whether you are new to budgeting or just want to learn to be more efficient.  Childcare is available for $10 per child.


There will be a FREE Dumping Debt Lesson on Tuesday, September 18, 6:30 to 8:00pm, open to everyone. We open up the Dumping Debt class each semester to anyone who wants to attend. This free lesson can get you started towards financial freedom or could serve as a great refresher if you’ve been through the class before. There is no need to register for this one-off, free class, but we'd love for you to join our event on Facebook to let us know you are coming.  Enter on the Columbia campus using the Terrence Pathway entrance. NOTE: Childcare is not available this evening for our guests.

Please email Kelly Wright with any questions.

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Sobriety


Sobriety


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Liberated: God's Desire For Us To Live Free Of Substance Abuse And Guilt  is a group of women and men who offer a safe and confidential environment to help each person figure out what it looks like to honor God in their decisions about their use of alcohol or drugs.  The group, led by volunteers with extensive experience in both the sobriety and emotional health components of Woodcrest Recovery Ministry, works to provide an environment for discussion, perspective and encouragement. Participation is limited to those who are examining their alcohol or drug use, but participants are not required to declare themselves as addicts or alcoholics, nor does the spiritual nature of our discussions require any profession of faith. This group meets year round on Thursdays at 6:30pm in Room 9.

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Retreats


Retreats


SILENCE & SOLITUDE RETREAT

We live in a busy, noisy world, especially during the Advent and Christmas season. One gift we can give to ourselves is the gift of retreat. Retreat is a spiritual practice where we make space for God. Emilie Griffin writes, "Retreat is a generous commitment to friendship with God." During retreat we practice spiritual disciplines like silence, solitude, teaching, and reflections. 

We host an Advent-focused Silence & Solitude Retreat around the first weekend of December each year. Our focus for this retreat will be to prepare our hearts for the Christmas season. The retreat typically begins on a Saturday at 1:00 pm and ends Sunday at 2:00 pm. It is held at the beautiful Lakeview Lodge at Windermere, Lake of the Ozarks.  


SACRED JOURNEY RETREATS

The Sacred Journey retreats consist of a cohort that meets 8 times together over the span of two years. The retreats will explore the spiritual disciplines of desire, rest, prayer, scripture, known, listen, called and thrive. We also offer “GUEST SPOTS” at each retreat for those unable to commit for the two-year cohort or for those simply wanting to test the waters.