Restore Outreach Ministries


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  • The Gathering Church / Restore Outreach at The Fall Festival

    So, if you haven’t heard already, we have been blessed with a spot at the West Side Nut Clubs Fall Festival this year.

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  • Friendship & Love

    Recently, I’ve had several opportunities to see and feel what true ministry and friendship is all about. In the past I’d always considered myself a good friend. Today, I’m learning that friendship and love are ACTION words. There are some other good action words that we too often used as nouns; like grace and mercy. […]

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  • Restore is for Everyone

    Restore is for everyone – many colors and patterns but the same material. When we first presented Celebrate Recovery I was slightly amazed at the resistance I was met with by some.  People readily acknowledged they had no chemical issues in their lives and it was not necessary to subject themselves to a step program.  What […]

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  • Thank God it’s Spring!

    Never in my entire life have I looked forward to Spring more than this year. I know I am growing older and the entire, dark, dismal days of winter have been awful for me this year. The need for greater and longer lasting light is appreciated so much more than in years past. The winter […]

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  • Forward Thinking

    Have you listened to a song, the smell of a fragrance or seen a picture and live it all over again with the same intensity and it brings you right back to that time and place? I heard a statement that “Love looks forward, hate looks back” and in a time of searching in my […]

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  • Now There’s an Idea

    All too often when we see a short television clip of an overseas or domestic tragedy we want to help immediately. Haiti for instance has been the beneficiary as of late to those that need to respond immediately to help. We have seen hundreds of millions of dollars in aid come from all across the […]

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  • Reality Check

    Time is such a precious commodity. God has a way of demonstrating different things to me with each new phase of my development. See I wasted a lot of time in my life, because of this I am in a state of constant fast forward right now. I wake up each morning and look at […]

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  • Celebration Station

      While parents continue to participate in a step program called Celebrate Recovery on Monday evenings, the children will be involved in a new program entitled Celebration Station. CS is a pre-covery program. The kids will be visually stimulated by the inter-active video and the challenging lesson curriculum. Activities will be included to engage the […]

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  • Sea Shells

    While walking along a beach, one can see a lot of debris. Trash left behind by uncaring visitors, sea weed and other debris that has washed upon the shore. Many have walked along the shore and looked down and saw what looked like a beautiful sea shell that had washed ashore. When we reached down […]

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  • Not Better. Just Different.

    I have been a minister over half of my life. I was called to the ministry at the age of 17 – ministry is all I know. I have learned to teach, preach, sing, and lead worship at one place all of my life – Bible Center Cathedral. There I had such labels as Youth […]

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