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Recovery, Support and Mental Health Groups


Anger Recovery
Add a “d” in front of “anger” and you have . . . “danger!” Uncover the root emotions behind your anger. Learn biblical, practical ways to process anger and to use this God-given emotion for good rather than to harm yourself and others. This group meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Register here.

Boundaries Tues PM
Being “loving” doesn’t mean you can’t have limits. Healthy relationships depend on maintaining godly, effective personal boundaries. Learn what boundaries are and how to make changes that will improve your relationships and your life. (Part 3 of the Foundations Series.) Meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Register here.

Career Transition Workshop
New! Coming Fall 2016 – Career Transition Workshop
Learn proven tools and techniques to advance your job search. Gain insights to find a new living . . . and a new life. No pre-registration needed. This ongoing group meets Tuesdays 6:15pm starting . Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Caregivers Support Group
Informative, topical meetings provide tools and support to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other chronic illnesses . . . and to care for yourself. CBC’s special needs ministry, “Axcess,” is available to care for your loved one during group meetings. This group meets on the1st Thursday of the month, 6:30pm. Registration is only required if childcare or Axcess is needed (indicate Axcess need when registering.) Register here.

Changes That Heal
God sovereignly designed emotional and spiritual growth to occur progressively. But people and circumstances can hinder our progress. Examine in depth the 4 essentials of healthy growth: bonding, separating, accepting good & bad, and achieving adulthood. Get emotionally and spiritually “unstuck” and experience authentic transformation. (Part 1 of the Foundation Series.) This group meets on Tuesdays, 7pm. Register here .

Conquering Codependency
Rescuing people . . . trying to fix them . . . being overly controlling . . . trying too hard to please . . . unbalanced relationships: These are just a few signs of codependency. Learn to build healthy, interdependent relationships with others and conquer codependency. (Untangling Relationships is a prerequisite before enrolling.) This group meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Register here .

DivorceCare
Separation and divorce can be one of life’s most painful, stressful experiences—a time of deep confusion, shame, and isolation. Overcome challenges and rebuild your life in a safe, supportive environment with others who’ve “been there.” This group meets Tuesdays, 6:30pm. Register here.

GriefShare
If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, sometimes it’s hard to feel hopeful about the future. Finding others who understand may also be a challenge, leading you to isolate. Let a caring community encourage and support you on your healing journey. Meets Tuesdays, 6:30pm or Thursdays, 10am. Register here.

Hiding From Love
Explore harmful withdrawal patterns you may have developed as a result of fear, injury, shame, or pride. Learn to live life based on the healing grace and truth God has built into safe, connected relationships with Himself and others. (Part 2 of the Foundation Series.) This group meets Tuesdays, 7 pm. Register here.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Knit or crochet shawls for those who are ill . . . while praying for God to comfort, heal, and bless each shawl recipient. Warm fellowship, devotions, and prayer add meaning and joy to your handiwork. This group meets Tuesdays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Register here

Prisoner Family Support
Discover Christ-centered support, encouragement, information and resources to minister to the unique needs of families/friends of inmates. No pre-registration needed. Ongoing group. Newcomers always welcome! Meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Safe People – Tuesday PM
Get solid guidance for fostering safe choices in relationships—from friendships to romance. Learn to identify the nurturing people we all need in our lives, as well as ones we need to learn to avoid. (Part 4 of the Foundation Series.) This group meets Tuesdays at 7pm. Register here

Safe People – Thursday AM
Get solid guidance for fostering safe choices in relationships—from friendships to romance. Learn to identify the nurturing people we all need in our lives, as well as ones we need to learn to avoid. (Part 4 of the Foundation Series.) Meets Thursdays, 10am. Register here

Untangling Relationships
Rescuing people . . . trying to fix them . . . being overly controlling . . . trying too hard to please . . . unbalanced relationships: These are just a few signs of codependency. Learn to build healthy, interdependent relationships with others as you conquer codependency. Meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Register here.

New in January! “When God’s People Pray”
Prayer can change lives and circumstances like nothing else can. Discover the keys that unlock its power, and turn prayer from a mere activity into a vital link with God and His limitless resources. Based on the book by the same title, author Jim Cymbala, lead pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle, shows how prayer turned his tiny, struggling inner-city congregation into a thriving community of believers who pray with passion, focus, and faith. Meets Tuesday, 6:30pm Register here.

Celebrate Recovery – Thursdays
A transformational biblically based program that celebrates God’s healing power while guiding you along a road to lasting freedom and recovery. This proven 12-step study helps overcome hurts, habits, hang-ups, and any addictions. Weekly format includes dinner at 6pm, worship at 6:30pm, topical teaching, group meetings, plus fellowship after groups. CR meets throughout the year. No pre-registration needed. Ongoing group. Newcomers always welcome! Free childcare available with pre-registration…click here. Contact Frank Kirby for questions and information: fkirby@cbcmail.org or 210-253-5979.

Al-Anon
Al-Anon provides strength, hope, and practical tools for friends and family members of problem drinkers. Share your experiences and learn how to apply Al-Anon program principles to your individual situation. This group meets Wednesdays, 12pm and Thursdays, 7pm. No registration necessary.

Alcoholics Anonymous
For those recovering or stuck in the painful cycle of addiction. These Christ-centered groups use The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous to provide help and support needed for your healing. Newcomers welcome. Ongoing groups meet 49 weeks/year. This group meets Mondays at 7pm. No registration needed. Ongoing group. Newcomers always welcome! Meets Mondays, 7pm. Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Open Share Chemical Addiction
For those recovering or stuck in the painful cycle of addiction. Christ-centered groups give you support and tools to overcome the fear, shame, and guilt of addiction. Based on Scripture, the 12 Steps work God’s character into your life and help you remove character defects through the power of God’s Spirit. Experience God’s healing power for a variety of addictions. No pre-registration needed. Ongoing group. Newcomers always welcome! Meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Co-Ed Codependency Open Share
Rescuing people . . . trying to fix them . . . being overly controlling . . . trying too hard to please people . . . being caught in the “push-pull” of an unbalanced relationship: These are just a few signs of codependency. Find healing through this Christ-centered program for conquering codependency. No pre-registration needed. Ongoing group. Newcomers always welcome! Meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Steps to Freedom for Men
Does sex dominate your life to the exclusion of other activities? Do you engage in phone sex, computer sex, the use of prostitutes, or pornography? Do you have multiple sexual partners or cheat on partners? If so, find freedom from sexual addiction through this Christian 12-Step recovery program. No pre-registration needed. Ongoing group. Newcomers always welcome! Meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Partners of Sex Addicts
Before attending this group, must call to speak with Care & Support Director at 210-253-5971. There’s healing beyond devastation for those who have experienced the pain of being in a relationship with a man who is struggling with sexual addiction. This ongoing, 12-step recovery group for women meets Tuesdays, 7pm. Newcomers always welcome! Free childcare available with pre-registration click here.

Family Grace Group
Ongoing, Christ-centered support to relieve suffering, reveal Christ, and restore families coping with upheaval caused by mental health difficulties and disorders. A guided faith-based curriculum helps you find biblical hope and practical help for your family’s journey. Separate group for spouses. Meets Thursdays, 6:30pm. Register here.

Fearless
Goodbye Anxiety…Hello Fearlessness! What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats? Imagine your life, wholly untouched by angst. Join our new support group, “Fearless” (based on Max Lucado’s book by the same name) and learn to trust more and fear less! Meets Thursdays, 6:30pm. Register here.

Living Grace Group
Ongoing, Christ-centered support for anyone with mental health difficulties and disorders. Created to relieve suffering, reveal Christ and restore lives by providing practical skills and tools within a caring community. Group uses a faith-based guided curriculum. Separate groups for men & women. Meets Thursdays, 6:30pm starting September 8th. Register here.

Living Hope – PTSD Support Group
Ongoing, Christ-centered support offers hope and recovery for those affected by trauma/Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Guided curriculum features: biblical FAITH, educational FACTS (with practical tools), and strategies for building a healthy FUTURE. Separate groups for men & women. Meets Thursdays, 6:30pm. Register here.