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Thanksgiving 2018

  This newsletter is a little out of order but the words express our hearts perfectly! To God & Jesus Christ & Holy Spirit Be The Glory! Hi Friends, Debbie and I would like to express our sincere gratitude for those of you who have partnered with this ministry through[…]

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Christmas Blessing 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy Prosperous 2019 The Incredible Story of God, as a Loving Father, Entering into the Dimension Called Time, Through His Son Jesus, so He Could Once Again Have Intimate Relationships With His Children. Let’s Seriously Examine Ourselves This Time of the Year, and Ask Ourselves This One Question,[…]

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Spring 2018 Newsletter–Great Testimonies

Hi Friends, Debbie and I are so excited and thankful to our Lord for how our church body is growing and maturing as disciples in the Lord. We are increasing in numbers, but more importantly our folks are getting it. Many in our church are coming out of a life[…]

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Christmas 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE RECOVERY CHURCH FAMILY On behalf of the entire Recovery Church Family Debbie and  I would like to wish you and yours a very “Merry Christmas” and a Prosperous Happy New Year”!   We remain encourage by our church family and you partners who have supported this[…]

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December 2017 Newsletter

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE RECOVERY CHURCH FAMILY Friends,  On behalf of the entire Recovery Church Family Debbie and I would like to wish you and yours a very “Merry Christmas” and a Prosperous Happy New Year”!   We remain encourage by our church family and you partners who have supported[…]

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November 2017 Newsletter

Friends & Partners  WOW!, how time files, Thanksgiving is here and Christmas around the corner. It’s been an exciting year for us. After a year and a half we are finally finishing up the building project. Only thing left undone will be the fellowship hall floor which we are saving[…]

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July 2016 Newsletter

JULY 2017 Friends Debbie, I, and the entire Recovery Church Family would like to thank all of you who have partnered with us in so many ways over the years to help bring us to this point. It’s been quite a journey, and oh what an education! We have finally reached[…]

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Christmas 2016 Newsletter

     HOME   “CHRISTMAS 2016”     FRIENDS, Debbie and I would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and most prospers New Year. This Christmas is especially special for us. We have so much to be thankful for, Dec. 26th Debbie and I celebrate our 6 year anniversary, last Oct.[…]

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

     HOME                       FALL 2016 NEWSLETTER     Hi {FIRST_NAME|Friend},    We are excited to announce that Recovery Church has purchased a church building, the old Glad Tidings Assembly of God, it has 3 acres, a 3 bed 2 bath house as well. It set vacant for a several[…]

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

     HOME     Community Hope & Awareness Event at New Hope West was a huge success- Around a 1000 people attended, and ten or eleven churches & youth groups where there.  We had all different cultures & denominations represented. We all came together and offered the fruit of our[…]

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March 2016 Newsletter

     HOME                                        “March 2016 Newsletter”   Great testimonies this month of our Lord doing some amazing transformations. Hope and pray these stories encourage you as much as they have us! To God be the glory!   Megan & Chad’s Story Megan came to The Recovery Church about 3 years ago.[…]

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Jan 2016 Newsletter

       HOME January 2016 Newsletter   In Genesis 12: 1-4 God planted a vision / dream in Abraham’s heart that He, (God) was going to do something in Abrams heart first, then through him and his seed would change the world. Abraham believed God and so it came to[…]

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Winter Newsletter 2015

  {FIRST_NAME|Friends}    As we gear up to celebrate the season in which heaven sent its King to earth we recently ended our service with an invitation taken from  the story of King Jesus healing blind Bartimaeus in Mark 10:48-52, “Then many warned him to be quiet; but he cried[…]

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

    Jubilee 2015 Training Conference  Was Over the Top!   The common theme of this year’s Jubilee Training Conference was “Raising up Son’s & Daughters of the Kingdom / Making Disciples / Kingdom Ambassadors”. It makes no difference what we are doing in our churches if we are not[…]

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

     HOME Summer 2015 Newsletter “The Recovery Church”   Friends,    In recent years, Oklahoma has held the distinction as the state that locks up women at the highest rate not only in the nation, but some reports state that we have more women in prison than any country[…]

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April 2015 Newsltter

     HOME Spring 2015 Newsletter   God’s word for Recovery Church in 2015 has been “New Beginnings”. He has called us to excellence, not perfectionism, but to aspire for excellence. We are created in the very image of God Himself. If we’re not growing and moving forward then we[…]

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Feb 2015 Newsletter

     HOME February 2015 Newsletter     Sorry I missed January newsletter and so late on this one. This year begin busier than last year ended. You might think that’s a good thing, but in ministry that’s not always the case. The Bible teaches us in 1 Timothy 3:4, “If a[…]

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Dec 2014 Newsletter

     HOME “December 2014 Newsletter”   On behalf of the entire Recovery Church family Debbie and I would like to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas and most prosperous New Year! It’s our prayer, and deepest desire, that you experience all God has for you, and that[…]

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Oct 2014 Newsletter

     HOME Oct & Nov 2014 Newsletter   We used Halloween as a time to teach our kids the Bible through different stories and skits and topped it off with a hayride with different biblical stories acted out along the way. Also a great fellowship with burgers and hot dogs[…]

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Aug & Sept NEwsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter Aug & Sept 2014     Prison Ministry   A few months ago Debbie and I attended the necessary training to receive our Department of Corrections, (DOC) Chaplain Badges. In Oct. we will be spending 4 days with the women of Mabel Bassett Women’s prison[…]

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July 2014 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter July 2104     The book of Colossians gives us the truth guarded–in Christ complete, sufficient in Christ. It protects the believer’s new and glorious identity and what it should mean to his faith as the walk of faith is confronted with all sorts of religious[…]

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March 20114 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter March 2014   Debbie and I recently spent 4 days in Bartlesville, Ok with Errol & Sharon Hada. They are the directors of the Lighthouse Community Center.The center is a homeless shelter that houses about 40 men, 20 women, and several families. They are in[…]

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Feb 2014 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter February 2104   February has been another eventful month for God’s kingdom and His glory. We begin the new year with several baptisms and a new freedom that can only be experience through a unified body that desires to take the challenge to grow and[…]

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Jan 2014 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter January 2014 The Recovery Church     One of Debbie’s and mine all time favorite songs is the Heart of Worship by Matt Redmon. The lyrics to the chorus: “I’m coming back to the heart of worship and it’s all about You; all about You, Jesus.[…]

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Dec 2013 newsletter

I heard the story of a mother who was out Christmas shopping, frantically trying to get everything done. She had her small child with her, but for a moment, she lost sight of him. In sheer panic, she started retracing her steps and found him with his nose pressed against[…]

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Sept 2013 Newsletter

     HOME     We are 1 month away from our fourth annual Jubilee, the flyer below has all the info.This year’s theme is “Celebrating Life and Family”. So many families are being destroyed by drugs & alcohol and all that comes with that destructive lifestyle.  Often the children[…]

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July 2013 Newsletter

     HOME     Monthly Newsletter July 2013    Our 3rd year to celebrate Jubliee with Victory Life Church and Pastor Duane Sheriff. This year was their Silver Jubilee;the inspiration for the Jubilees came to pastor Duane 25 years ago from a passage of Scripture in Luke 17:12-19, “And as he entered into[…]

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June 2013 Newsletter

     HOME     June Newsletter 2013     Anna Boyer recently spoke to our church after returning from a 6 month mission trip in South Africa. She went through some awesome pre-mission training and had months of setting in the presence of God to prepare for this journey.[…]

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May 2013 Newsletter

     HOME  Monthly Newsletter  May 2013     Wow! It’s already June 2013; this has been a very trying and blessed year, as we have honestly dedicated our lives to building God’s Kingdom Church! Growing from a Recovery group into a biblical based church, from converts to disciples, is not[…]

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April 2013 Newsletter

     HOME   Monthly Newsletter April 2013   The Simple Truth: For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. (Jeremiah 29:11) Life change takes place when you change how you[…]

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March 2013 Newsletter

     HOME             Monthly Newsletter  March 2013   Monthly Newsletter  March 2013     Rodonna Carter & James Wosener Wedding                               Rodonna come to us early 2010 when we had Steps of Christ Recovery at Gatlin[…]

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February 2013 newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter  February 2013   Monthly Newsletter  February 2013     Abigail (Abby) Smith Testimony     TERMINAL CANCER WASN’T IN MY PLANS   When Abby started to talk, you could have heard a pin drop. All eyes were upon this beautiful, young, woman. In the back of our humanistic minds,[…]

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Jan 2013 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter January 2013   Monthly Newsletter January 2013        Christmas Celebration We had a great Christmas party this year with a powerful word on vision. I encourage you to go to the web site at www.deliveredfrommeth and click audio sermons. Find the messages titled “Vision, Minor[…]

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Dec. 2012 Newsletter

   Monthly Newsletter Nov-Dec 2012     “Merry Christmas” Over the next several weeks we will be getting ready to celebrate the birthday of our Savior, Jesus. It is a time to reflect on all the wonderful blessings we have received this past year. Dennis and I, as we approach[…]

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Oct Newsletter 2012

     HOME Oct. Newsletter 2012   Monthly Newsletter October 2012   Jubilee 2012 Jubilee 2012 “Oasis of Life” is over, and a huge success! God gave us a beautiful day to glorify his name. As I stood on the front porch of the future Castle Recovery Home, and looked[…]

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Sept 2012 Newsletter

     HOME September 2012 Newsletter   September Newsletter Jubilee 2012       This month’s feature story is to highlight the Jubilee and talk about the great men and women we Labor with in this exciting work God has set before us. Sharon Cain of drug court, Joe Norton and[…]

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August 2012 Newsletter

     HOME                                                                        August 2012 Newsletter   Monthly Newsletter  August 2012   Jubilee with Victory Life Church This month’s feature story is Lynn Parr’s transformation from old to new wine skins. Just kidding Lynn! Lynn is our praise team coach. He is pictured on stage with part of the Victory[…]

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June 2012 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter June 2012   Monthly Newsletter  June 2012 Dennis,    Feature Story This month’s newsletter in dedicated to the men and women in prison who have, or is, allowing the Lord to transform their lives and become disciples of Jesus Christ. This picture was taken four[…]

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May 2012 Newsletter

     HOME   May Newsletter 2012   Josh & Sarah’s Wedding Day Soon    I write this months feature story with tears of joy and celebration to our great God. This story is dear to all of our hearts and proves the power of God to change lives that[…]

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April 2012 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly  Newsletter April 2012 Monthly Newsletter-April 2012   New Sanctuary   Easter Sunday will be a special Lord’s Supper and dedication of our new Sanctuary and facility unto the Lord. It took Solomon seven years to build the Lord’s Temple, “The House Solomon Built”. It took seven[…]

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March 2012 Newsletter

     HOME            March Newsletter March Newsletter 2012   Love makes the world go around. All the world’s religions point to the power of love as central to what it means to be alive. Life offers us so many courses in love, so many chances to refine and expand our[…]

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February 2012 Newsletter

     HOME February 2012 Newsletter   Monthly Newsletter — February 2012      The Three Amigo’s This month’s feature story is very dear to our hearts. Trying to express 2 God filled miraculous years in a few lines is nearly impossible, but with prayer and help of the Holy[…]

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January 2012 Newsletter

“Happy New Year”   January 2012 Newsletter   Misty’s Homecoming Party Our Christmas gift came early as we had a great welcome home party for Misty Thompson. Misty’s journey has been a long and hard one. Misty has been in and out of prison and rehabs most of her adult life.[…]

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December 2011 Newsletter

“Merry Christmas”   Debbie and I would like to take this time of the year, (celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ), to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. From the bottom of our hearts, we gratefully thank you for the tremendous[…]

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October 2011 Newsletter

     HOME October 2011 Newsletter   Monthly Newsletter-October 2011 Friends,    In last month’s newsletter we recognized the move of God in the jails, and drug court. We brought you some pretty incredible photos of God the Holy Spirit manifesting Himself in the jail, and then Sharon Cain’s drug[…]

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September 2011 Newsletter

     HOME             September 2011 Newsletter                      September Newsletter (Dark Night of My Soul)   This has been a another very exciting month for the Recovery Church, and last week was the darkest time of my life. Those dark nights of[…]

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August 2011 Newsletter

     HOME                                                                                                                                      August 2011 Newsletter   Pictured below are Pastor Dennis Hall & his wife Debbie, Elder Richard Neeld & his wife Sue, Elder Wayne Graham & his wife Gerol, and Jerry Shaffer and his wife Susan, the laying on of hands and ordaining Jerry as Apostolic Elder. That’s a big[…]

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July 2011 Newsletter

     HOME        The Recovery Church        July 2011 Monthly Newsletter                          What is Recovery? Many think we are a church only for drug, alcohol, and other addictions. But the word recovery actually entails much more than[…]

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June 2011 Newsletter

     HOME Monthly Newsletter   The Recovery Church June 2011   O Lord God, thank You for yet another miracle, mother is well on the road to a full recovery from bone cancer. Hallelujah!  Thank all of you for your encouragement and prayers; please continue your prayers for her[…]

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May 2011 Newsletter

     HOME THE RECOVERY CHURCH Monthly Newsletter — May 2011 Friends,   Jubilee 2011 “Spring of Life” is over and it was a huge success thanks to many great folks. The praise teams were phenomenal, Karla’s testimony was powerful                   and moving,[…]

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April Newsletter 2011

     HOME                 The Recovery Church Newsletter                                      April 2011                          The Jubilee 2011 is fast approaching; there has been a change in one of the praise teams, “The Poured Out Band” is replacing Shapuni Hunter. Poured Out consist most of the Boyer Family, and they do Worship the Lord with their[…]

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March 2011 Newsletter

     HOME     THE RECOVERY CHURCH Monthly Newsletter — March 2011   Last year’s Jubilee was such a success that we are in the early stages of developing the 2011 Jubilee, if you are interested in being a part in any way please contact us! Some of our[…]

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February 2011 Newsletter

     HOME THE RECOVERY CHURCH Monthly Newsletter — February 2011 The Recovery church is a growing family and we gathered recently to support our very own Misty Thompson as she leaves us for 60 days to improve her life. Family and relationships have been our direction since the beginning.[…]

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January 2011 Newsletter

     HOME   “Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” Happy New Year January 2010 The Wedding: In 1 Kings, Chapter 8, King Solomon, the son of King David, dedicated the Temple of God, the house that he had built, unto the Lord God. His father David had spent the later part of[…]

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December 2010 Newsletter

     HOME “Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” “Merry Christ-mas “ December 2010 The Christmas story, recorded in Matthew and Luke, has become so familiar that I wonder if we grasp the reality of what actuality happened: An angel told a young virgin that she would conceive a child by the[…]

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Nov 2010 Newsletter

     HOME “Dennis Hall’s Monthly” Newsletter Happy Thanksgiving November 2010 The Wedding: Dennis Hall and Debbie Stocking will be married Sunday, December 26th, 2010 at our new “Recovery Church”, located in the Deer Creek Mall (North of Sears), Duncan OK. Dennis’ old Chaplain from prison, Scott Haynes will be[…]

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Oct 2010 Newsletter

     HOME “Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” October 2010 Greetings Friends: With all my heart I would like to thank everyone who made the “Christian Jubilee Celebration 2010” a huge success. The Duncan Banner wrote a wonderful story and it appeared like I made things happen after being disappointedly rained[…]

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Sept.2010 Newsletter

Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter September 2010 Greetings Friends. Above is the flyer for the upcoming Jubilee Celebration honoring our local authorities. As we all join together honoring our authorities, we are actually honoring God. We still live in the greatest country in the world, a Godly country, and one of[…]

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August 2010 Newsletter

“Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” August 2010   Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Matthew 26:41). He was no ordinary beggar. Friends carried him every day to the gate of the Temple, where he asked those who went into[…]

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June 2010 Newsletter

“Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” June 2010                   Greetings friends, this month marks the one year anniversary of the newsletter. As I begin this month’s letter, I would like to share with you the first paragraph I wrote in June 2009.                                    Friends, this is a brand new venture[…]

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May 2010 Newsletter

     Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter”  May 2010   Dear Friends, “WOW” what another exciting month we have had seeing the devil exposed and defeated. Let me begin with a familiar story of Jesus restoring a girl to life. Mark 5:35-43 (also Matthew 9:23-26; Luke 8:49-56) tells the story.                […]

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April Newsletter

     Newsletter “Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” April 2010 Hey Friends, with mother’s day fast approaching I am reminded of the words Jesus spoke in Matthew 15:4, “For God commanded, saying, ‘Honor your father and mother’; and, ‘He who curses father or mother, let him be put to death.’ I[…]

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March2010

     “Dennis Hall’s March Newsletter” “In Memory of Cindy Horn, We Will Miss You” Hey Friends, as I begin this month’s newsletter I am reminded of the words Jesus spoke in Matthew 9:36-38,  “But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they  were[…]

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February 2010

  “Dennis Hall’s Monthly Newsletter” February 2010 Hey Friends,                 This is the ninth addition of the newsletter and in the beginning we only had a little over one hundred names on the contact list. My, how the Lord has blessed and given increase in such a short time, for[…]

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January 2010

Dennis Hall’s New Year’s Newsletter 2010 Greetings, Friends. I would like to begin this month’s letter by thanking God for our incredible soldiers and their families. It is because of them that we are allowed this great privilege to freely honor our Lord Jesus Christ as we do. It is[…]

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Merry

On behalf of the entire Recovery Church Family Debbie and I would like to wish you and yours a very “Merry Christmas” and a Prosperous Happy New Year”! We remain encourage by our church family and you partners who have supported this most needful kingdom work. The Recovery Church has[…]

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