A safe, judgment-free environment to take steps toward freedom & recovery while making issue-specific connections

What To Expect

The Mat is designed for anyone who struggles with past hurt, present addiction, harmful habits, or a need for greater freedom in any area.

We provide a safe, judgment-free environment for you to take your next step towards healing and wholeness. You will meet people who have confronted similar struggles and allowed God to walk them through His healing process.

All Mat groups are confidential. (The photos you see on this page are of leaders who consented to show you what it would be like to attend.)

Schedule

The Mat meets weekly on Thursday from 7:00pm-8:00pm for the summer from June 8 – August 3 for Mat Groups only. The normal schedule of 6:30pm-8:30pm will resume on August 10.

Childcare

Childcare is available for a suggested donation of $5 for 1 child or $10 for 2+ children

  • 6:45pm-8:15pm

The Mat Gathering

Join together for worship, inspirational stories, and Freedom & Recovery focused teaching each week in the Chapel from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Please note that The Mat Gathering will not be meeting for the summer but will resume on August 10.

The Mat Groups

Issue-specific Mat Groups meet from 7:00pm-8:00pm for the summer. Most groups are open, which means you may begin attending at any time, while some are closed and require prior attendance in an open group. To learn more about the Mat Groups currently being offered, read on below.

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Mat Groups

Women’s Mat Groups

A group for women who desire to regain or maintain wholeness from relational or sexual addiction.

  • Facilitated by: Judy Burlager & Shelley Hopps
A safe place for women to find hope & community in dealing with spouse’s or ex-spouse’s sexual integrity issues.

  • Facilitated by: Kari Mullins & Karen Powell

Men’s Mat Groups

An introduction for men seeking freedom from sexual addiction & ongoing care for men in recovery from sexual addiction, including men who struggle with same sex attraction.

  • Facilitated by: Michael Powell, Jon Linwick, & Daniel Maggart

Co-Ed Mat Groups

Help & hope for people in relationships with family or friends caught in addiction or dysfunction.

*June 8- July 27 Codependency will join with Freedom.

  • Facilitated by: Nancy Randall, April Murray, & Michelle Ligon
This group helps people understand their identity in Christ & how to start experiencing freedom.

  • Facilitated by: Dan Harrington, Randy Peterson & Dean Eckert
A non-clinical group that offers peer support, Biblical encouragement and practical skills for those living with behavioral health challenges.

  • Facilitated by: Jeremy Emerson & Al Speler
A group for those in recovery for substance dependence.

  • Facilitated by: Bryan Daley & Kristen Branham

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