First Baptist GeorgeTown

Celebrate Recovery


Do you struggle with anger, shame, depression, loneliness, guilt, abuse, abortion, addiction, lust, pornography, gambling, being an adult child of an alcoholic/drug addict, eating disorders, or other similar issues? Do your have family members who struggle with these issues?

If so, Celebrate Recovery is a safe place for you to find freedom, hope, and healing.


When and where does Celebrate Recovery meet?

Celebrate Recovery meets on Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm on the 3rd floor of the E3 Building (on the west side of the campus). Just follow the directional signs once you arrive on campus.

For a campus map showing the location of Celebrate Recovery download the Celebrate Recovery brochure (PDF).


What is Celebrate Recovery?

Celebrate Recovery offers God’s healing power through eight recovery principles and 12 Christ-centered steps. This experience allows you to be changed. In CR, you will share experiences, strengths, and hopes with others in the group, seeking to accept God’s grace in solving your life problems. By working the steps and applying their Biblical principles, you will begin to grow spiritually. You can become free from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors. This freedom creates peace, serenity, joy and most importantly, a stronger personal relationship with God and others. As you progress through the principles, you will discover a personal, loving and forgiving Higher Power – Jesus Christ. 

Cody is a grateful believer who struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction. Watch and find out how Celebrate Recovery has helped him.



Carrie is a very grateful believer struggling with verbal, emotional, and sexual abuse, and people pleasing. Watch and see how God has used Celebrate Recovery in her life.


Mark is a grateful believer who struggles with anger, unforgiveness, and bitterness. Watch him share how Celebrate Recovery has helped him.

 Jacque is a grateful child of God who struggles with people pleasing and life hurts. Watch her testimony about how God is using Celebrate Recovery in her life.


Is childcare available?

Free childcare is available every Tuesday night for children birth through 5th grade by reservation only. Reservations must be made by noon on Monday by calling the church office at (512) 869-2586. This will ensure an adequate number of childcare workers for the safety of your children. 

All childcare workers have had background checks and follow the childcare policies and guidelines of First Baptist Georgetown.



Submit a request below and someone will contact you.

Phone the church office at (512) 869-2586 to speak with David Griffin, Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leader, or Cindy Keefe, his Ministry Assistant.

Visit the Celebrate Recovery national website:

Download the current First Baptist Georgetown Celebrate Recovery brochure.


What is the Tuesday meeting schedule?

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • 1st Tuesday - Pot Luck Meal and Fellowship

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.    

  • Large Group Worship - Singing, teaching, personal recovery stories

8:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Newcomer 101
  • Men’s & Women’s Open Share Groups (Issue Specific)
  • 3rd Tuesday - Dessert Fellowship (8:30 - 9:00 p.m.)


What will I find in a Tuesday Open Share Group?

  • Safety
  • Anonymity
  • Confidentiality
  • Hope
  • Strength
  • Acceptance
  • Grace
  • Listening
  • Understanding
  • Support
  • Encouragement
  • Belonging
  • Care 
  • Respect 
  • A new beginning


What will you NOT find in a Tuesday Open Share Group?

  • Condemnation
  • Judgment
  • Fixing
  • Rescuing
  • Perfection
  • Control
  • Cross-talk
  • Interruption
  • Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Dates


A Prayer for Serenity

"God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time; accepting hardship as a pathway to peace; taking, as Jesus did, this sinful world as it is; not as I would have it. Trusting that You will make all things right if I surrender to your will; so that I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with You forever in the next. Amen." -Reinhold Niebuhr


Helps For Celebrate Recovery Participants


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