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June 2016

Celebrate Recovery is a

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ Centered ministry where people can find God’s healing and strength to face and move beyond their hurts, habits, or hang ups. This ministry is for anyone struggling with past or current dysfunctions or compulsions, whether they are affecting their own life or the lives of those around them. At CR you will find a community of people working their way along the road to recovery sharing their lives, experiences, hopes and fears with one another and finding God’s grace and forgiveness in solving their problems. The recovery principles and 12 steps provide a path for Spiritual Growth and freedom from our addictive, compulsive, and dysfunctional behaviors. This freedom creates peace, serenity, joy and a stronger relationship with God and with other people. Celebrate Recovery runs year round even on holidays and includes various activities every week. You choose which activities meet your lifestyle and recovery needs. First Tuesday of each month a meal is served at 6:30p and the program runs from 7:00 - 8:30p. We meet in a large group from 7:00p - 7:50p and then we breakup into small groups from 8:00 - 8:30p (there is a break between the large and small groups). Second through fourth Tuesdays the program begins at 6:30. Refreshments are served 6:30 – 7:00p. Groups meet 8:00 – 8:30p. When a month has five Tuesdays we have a fifth Tuesday singsperation. We begin with a meal at 6:30p. Afterwards we invite anyone who would like to, to share a skit, poem, testimony, personal meaningful scripture, sing a song or bring a group to sing, etc. Our CR leader, Howard plays and sings with a Southern Gospel Group called Henry Lilley and Friends and they will be performing. Large Group Meetings: Every meeting involves a worship component, a lesson or testimony and small group discussions. Newcomer Orientation: CR 101. If you are new to CR and want a bit more information, we invite you to come for a Newcomer Orientation. Come find out what it is all about and have your questions answered. Step Groups: Want more in-depth time with the CR concepts? Then consider joining a Step Study Group. Step Study Groups are small groups that meet to work through the CR 12 steps and 8 principles. The program leverages the CR participant guides and runs for one year. There is a fee for participant guides and other materials. If you can’t afford it we will give you the participant guides. Preregistration is required. Celebrate Recovery is for anyone who: • Finds themselves returning to harmful patterns or habits in their lives… • Feels like their relationships are not working the way they would like… • Finds themselves doing what others want and regretting it later… • Feels stuck... • Has deep pain inside... • Finds that they question their value… • Finds it hard to forgive someone... • Finds it hard to stand up for themselves… • Finds it hard to resist a temptation… whatever it is… At Celebrate Recovery people will find help dealing with control issues, relational problems, alcoholism, drug addiction, divorce, codependency, sexual abuse, food addictions, domestic violence, and many other hurts, habits, and hang ups. FOR A SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND MORE INFORMATION CONTACT US AS FOLLOWS: Howard Simpson 252-793-2907 – home or 252-505-2278 mobile hesimpson@embarqmail.com – email; web site, roperbaptistchurch.org If you buy a printed ad from Albemarle Tradewinds , you also have access to our social media. Orthodox Christianity will be back next month! 8 Albemarle Tradewinds June 2016 albemarletradewinds.com

Queen Anne’s Lace by: Coy Domecq A common spring-through-summer sight along the highways and by ways of North Carolina and throughout the United States is the towering creamy white flower heads of the Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota). This plant was introduced by early European settlers and has become naturalized across the North American continent. In some states, the plant is considered an invasive weed. In popular literature, there is more space devoted to how to eradicate the plant rather than growing it. Queen Anne’s Lace is also known as bird’s nest and wild carrot. The Latin name nods to the fact that Queen Anne’s Lace is in the parsley/carrot family which she shares with the domesticated carrot, parsley, coriander and fennel. Lore has it that the plant’s name is associated with any one of a number of historical “Annes”, from Queen Anne of Britain and Queen Anne of Denmark, to Anne, the mother of Mary, grandmother of Jesus. The origin of the common names has reference to the flower head resembling a bird’s nest, the popular craft of tatting or lace making, and the red center of the flower symbolizing a drop of blood. The plant was once cultivated for its many uses. The European settlers used the plant as a sweetener. The root of Queen Anne’s Lace has a high sugar content, second only to the beet. The young taproots were prepared in soups, stews and as a tea. The seeds were used as a seasoning. The young flowers were sometimes eaten fresh and raw as food on the go. Nutritionally, the plant is high in Vitamin A and minerals. Botanically, the plant is classified as a biennial herb. The crushed leaves were utilized as an insect repellant (see skin sensitivity note below). The Queen Anne’s Lace flower has garnered a popular place in many floral bouquets. As is always the case when collecting wild foods, positive identification is essential. Queen Anne’s Lace bears a striking resemblance to highly poisonous wild hemlock, fool’s parsley and water hemlock; all in the parsley family (Apiaceae). A lesser ill effect associated with Queen Anne’s Lace is contact with the leaves can cause skin sensitivity to sunlight for some people. Are Drugs & Alcohol HIGH-SPEED INTERNET AVAILABLE ANYWHERE Unexpected Elegance You will love the versatility of Magnabilities Interchangeable jewelry. Inexpensive Value and beautiful choices… or design your own Magnetic inserts for $8.00 Mention this ad and you will receive a $5.00 discount on your first order. lynnebrothers50.magnabilities.com lynnebrothers50@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/Magnabili- ties-Jewelry-Sales-by-Lynne-B- 494654930708079/ 252-339-5218 Phone: 252-338-8476 www.SafeTWorksInc.com WHY HUGHESNET? High-Speed Performance Available Anywhere No Phone Line Required SIGN UP TODAY FOR INSTANT SAVINGS FREE Standard Installation* Speeds up to 15mbps Packages Strting at $59.99/mo 800-701-3148 Minimum term required. Monthly service and early termination fees apply. Usage is subject to a Fair Access Policy. Actual speeds may vary. Speed and uninterrupted use of service are not guaranteed. Visit www.legal.HughesNet.com for details. HughesNet is a registered trademark of Hughes Network Systems, LLC, an EchoStar company.*Free Paint and Craft Parties with Lynne, located in the Hobby Lobby Store in Elizabeth City. Dates: May 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm June 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm July 12, 2016 at 5:00 pm August 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm Sept 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm Oct. 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm Please register by calling 252-339-5218 Lynne Every second Tuesday of the month. $25.00 includes all supplies and you take your painting or Craft home. facebook.com/AlbemarleTradingPost Albemarle Tradewinds June 2016 9