Celebrate Recovery Traverse City, MI

Celebrate Recovery is a trusted and established 12-Step treatment program model for individuals struggling with drug or alcohol use disorder and other types of mental health issues. It is a Christ-centered treatment model with resources and meetings throughout the country. Celebrate Recovery was started in 1991 with a small, 43-person meeting in a high school gymnasium and has grown to one of the most commonly practiced and followed spiritual recovery models in the country. There are now 35,000 Celebrate Recovery churches around the world, and the program is also embraced by recovery houses, rescue missions, colleges and correctional facilities all over the globe.

Celebrate Recovery embraces the 12-Step Process and is born out through the belief in a higher power to help us overcome addiction. The process relies heavily on the development of accountability partnerships who exchange mutual support as they endeavor to recover. The teachings and tenets of are codified in eight principles that dictate behavior, conduct and accountability regarding member's participation in the program. There are also Guidelines that ensure compliance and reinforce the inherent values of the treatment model. Celebrate Recovery meetings and events are available in different venues throughout the United States, including many here in Michigan.


  • 6:30 - Opening prayer and worship
  • 6:50 - Large Group Begins (both men and women listen to the night’s lesson and/or testimonies
  • 7:25 - Small Group Open Share Time • Men and Women are in separate groups
  • 8:25 - Closing & Fellowship - a good time to swap contact information
Celebrate Recovery For Addiction Meeting Group

Realize I’m not God; I admit that I am powerless to control my tendency to do the wrong thing and that my life is unmanageable. “Happy are those who know that they are spiritually poor.”

- Matthew 5:3a TEV

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WHAT EXACTLY ARE HURTS, HABITS, AND HANG-UPS? A HURT, HANG-UP, or HABIT is something that hinders your walk with God.


The feeling of being HURT is an emotional reaction to another person’s behavior or to a disturbing situation such as abuse, abandonment, codependency, divorce, relationship issues, etc.


A HABIT is an addiction to someone or something, Examples include alcohol, drugs, food gambling, sex, shopping, smoking, pornography, to name a few.


HANG-UPS are negative mental attitudes that are used to cope with people of adversity. Some examples include: anger, depression, fear, and forgiveness.