FALL EDITION

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

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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

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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

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

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2016 IMPACT REPORT

CPC IMPACT REPORT 2016 SAVING LIVES, CHANGING HEARTS 4 Centers serving Baltimore Metro Area 1,098 women served 100 ultrasounds 129 pregnancy tests 6,416 HELPLINE calls 61 confirmed babies carried to term A ministry of life and hope! The High School Initiative - Back to School a

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Merry Christmas!

. . . a story of transformation. We could quote statistics and provide raw data, which we're inclined to do when writing grants, submitting reports and talking with the media. But over the years, we have learned that stories have been the real agent of personal transformation – in part because they strike such a deep

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:50+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

Another Baby Saved! 12/2016

We love sharing stories of babies saved! Every time a woman chooses to abandon any thought of abortion and fall in love with her baby, another person is given a chance to develop, grow, dream - come to know their Maker and make a difference in our world. The possibilities are endless! Baby saved stories

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Another Baby Saved! 11/2016

Just last week, a couple came to the Essex Center wrestling with the decision to abort their baby or carry to term. They felt pressure from their respective families to abort the baby. However, by God's grace, the sonogram that gave them their first glimpse of their little one coupled with the loving encouragement from

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:52+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

October 2016 Edition

The universal language of music was the sound that emanated from Martin's East on Thursday October 6th. Without exception, everyone I spoke with wished their extended family and friends had been in attendance.  The Maryland State Boychoir's reputation for excellence is understated and their performance provided just the right environment to make our annual fall

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:52+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments

August 2016 Edition

On The Front Lines . . . Jane (not her real name) was fourteen (14) years of age, came in with a relative; she wanted to get a pregnancy test. Within minutes, she had the answer. No doubt, she had suspicions already – just needed confirmation.  At the time of her visit, she was

By | 2017-10-16T21:19:52+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Categories: Newsletter|0 Comments