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CONDUITS  vs. CUL-DE-SACS Sometimes in the business of doing good we can become myopic; inadvertently wear blinders that obscure opportunities to be “conduits of grace” - here are two examples:  We are honored to receive donations in support of the ministry to women and their families. Someone donated a brand of nutritional supplement that

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

Myth Busting – Life on Life

MYTH Pro-life movement does not care about women, just babies, forcing them to have costly pregnancies and then ignoring them when they struggle to provide for their babies. Sofia (not her real name), pregnant with two small children, began receiving material assistance services from our Arbutus Center, in 2014. The relationship between the center

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments


In this provocative essay on that least understood virtue, compassion, the authors -Henri Nouwen, Donald McNeill, and Douglas Morrison - challenge themselves and us with these questions: Where do we place compassion in our lives? Is it enough to live a life in which we hurt one another as little as possible? Is our guiding

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vicarious Trauma

It is believed that counselors working with trauma survivors experience vicarious trauma because of the work they do. Vicarious trauma is the emotional residue of exposure that counselors have from working with people as they are hearing their trauma stories and become witnesses to the pain, fear, and terror that trauma survivors have endured (American

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

It’s My Birthday

Help me celebrate the life God gave me  Help me celebrate the life God gave me through my parents . . . Consider making a cash donation to CPC or any number of items on the CPC  Wish List (click here)!

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring 2017 Edition

Spring is a miraculous experience. The world that seemed so grey, dull and cold has come alive once again. The world comes filled with color and the scent of delicious greenery. Spring, a beautiful reminder that beneath the cold hard ground the plants and trees have been preparing for rebirth. Spring gives us hope for

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

Thank You for Praying!

Being careful to protect her privacy, I will call her Jane and only share a few pertinent details. From initial contact, through yesterday’s visit and this morning’s follow up call, the hand of God moving in our midst was palpable. Our HELPLINE volunteer advised center staff that Jane, while abortion-minded, still made an appointment to visit

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments


A young lady called our HELPLINE looking for services, indicated she is abortion-minded and through the encouragement of the HELPLINE volunteer made an appointment to come in today. We don't always have advance knowledge of the client's needs, intentions or mindset. But today God has provided us with an opportunity to pray specifically. We believe all

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

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