CARE MINISTRIES

On-site Care Ministries

Celebrate Recovery 
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered healing and spiritual growth model for people struggling with hurts, habits, and hang-ups. By working and applying biblical recovery principles, we begin to grow spiritually. We become free from our addictive, compulsive, and dysfunctional behaviors. This freedom creates peace, serenity, joy, and a stronger personal relationship with God and others.

Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Chapel. For more information, call the church office at 503-644-3156 ext. 305, email celebraterecovery.cmbc@gmail.com, visit www.facebook.com/cedarmill.cr.5, or download our brochure here.  

Counseling 
We offer limited pastoral counseling that is biblically based for individual and marital needs. 

Contact the church office at 503-644-3156 for more information.

The Benevolence Fund 
The Benevolence fund is set up to assist people at a point of critical need. However, we are also able to assist with utility bills, rent, and various other needs. Please help us help our brothers and sisters in Christ by either letting them know of the confidential assistance line at the church or by calling it yourself and leaving a message.

Call 503-644-3156 ext. 304. Messages are checked once a week.

Freedom Fellowship

An adults only community for justice-involved believers.

If you’ve recently been released from prison, are still in the Restitution Center, have family or friends in prison, or have an interest in prison ministry, you are invited to check out Freedom Fellowship. 

As a Prison Fellowship Bridge Church, we provide trained mentors for individuals while they are still in prison, and then continue to mentor them and help them get established in our Christian community upon their release.

Email Rick for more information.

Freedom Fellowship meets the 1st and 3rd Monday’s from 7:00-9:00 pm at Elmer’s, 1250 NW Waterhouse

Hands In Service (H.I.S.)
The H.I.S. ministry reaches out to the body, community, and building. We serve people attending Cedar Mill Bible Chuch who have genuine, practical needs such as fixing a broken step, patching a hole in a wall, replacing a faucet, mowing the lawn, or help moving. We serve our community by asking our church family to look for the needs of neighbors and friends. These men and women also work to assist in non-routine maintenance of our campus and grounds.

Call 503-644-3156 ext. 310 to leave a message.

The Jesus Table 
We host a free meal with a touch of community every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Gym. The Jesus Table is open to anyone in our area who needs a hot meal. These are challenging times. Many struggle just to meet basic physical needs from week to week. Through this gathering our goal is to give a bit of rest from these struggles and provide a sense of connection and belonging. Contact thejesustable@gmail.com for more information.

Mending the Soul
Mending the Soul is a ministry that provides Biblical, research-based curriculum and resources to men and women whose lives have been affected by various forms of abuse, trauma and brokenness. In a Mending the Soul group you will explore the nature of abuse, learn how it has impacted you, and engage in healing as you reconnect with God and others in a confidential, safe, and loving environment. Groups are made up of 3-5 people of the same gender and typically last 14-16 weeks.

Groups begin periodically. To talk with a leader or get more information, leave a message on our confidential line at 503-644-3156 ext. 312 or email cindyraymts@gmail.com.

Soul Care 
Soul Care is a ministry designed to provide one-to-one support and encouragement by trained “caregivers” to those experiencing hurts and struggles in life. Soul Care is typically provided on a weekly basis over 12 weeks. Caregiving sessions are held at the church at times convenient for those seeking care. Soul Care is offered without cost or obligation. Caregivers are trained and participate in regular supervision.

To receive care, call the confidential phone line: 503-644-3156 ext. 307 (for women) or 503-644-3156 ext. 306 (for men).

Visitation Teams 
A team of people visit those who are hospitalized or housebound due to physical limitations.

Contact John Hamilton for more information. We also provide pastoral hospital visits, emergency meals, memorial meals, and memorial services.

 

Care Ministry Partners 

Abuse Recovery Ministry Services (ARMS) 
Abuse Recovery Ministry Services (ARMS) provides educational counseling and awareness programs to individuals faced with domestic abuse. Using biblical principles, they encourage beliefs and behaviors that heal and promote healthy lifestyles. ARMS offers victim recovery classes designed to help women heal from all types of domestic abuse. They also offer programs for parents of children and intervention programs for men and women who struggle with anger and/or abusive and controlling behaviors. 

Call 503-846-9284 or visit armsonline.org

For Men Only (FMO) 
Between television, print media, the internet, and movies, men sometimes feel like there’s no escape from the bombardment of sexually explicit information. To help men make a stand in the midst of this, CMBC is part of a regional ministry, “For Men Only,” which offers a program to help men have victory in the area of sexual purity. 

Call 503-750-0817,visit purelifealliance.org

GriefShare
GriefShare is a 13-week grief recovery support group. Click here to locate a group near you. 

PRC After-Abortion 
After-Abortion is a drop-in group for women who have had an abortion and want a safe, confidential place to discuss it. It is led by women that have experienced one or more abortions and want to help provide support to others. 

Visit prcofportland.com/after-abortion for more information. 

Hidden Hurt 
Hidden Hurt is a support ministry for wives, ex-wives, fiancées, or girlfriends of men struggling with sexual purity. Hidden Hurt is a safe, confidential place for wives, ex-wives and fiancées of men struggling with sexual purity to receive hope, help, and healing. Information, encouragement, accountability, and on-going support is provided through weekly small groups.

Call 503-750-3992, visit purelifealliance.org.

 



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