RECOVER at South Barrington

Redeem your past. Reclaim your future. 

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Do the rest of your life better.

No matter how major or minor your hurt, habit, or hang-up, RECOVER offers a safe and confidential place to heal and grow through compelling large-group teaching and confidential small-group discussions—all in a fun, safe, and casual environment. No registration needed. Just show up!

RECOVER is also offered in Spanish at our South Barrington location through Casa de Luz

RECOVER meets from 7:30–9 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Activity Center (near Entrance F, across from Harvest Food Court) at Willow South Barringtonunless noted below.

Please note room or schedule changes on these nights:  
  • April 12 | Holy Week. No Midweek service, workshops, or RECOVER. Head to Main Auditorium for a Good Friday service on April 14.
  • April 26 | Room change: RECOVER meets in Room Blue Sky 2. From the Main Lobby, head downstairs then turn right.
  • July 5 | Building closed July 3–7. RECOVER resumes July 12.
  • August 9 | Global Leadership Summit in session. No Midweek service, workshops, or RECOVER.
  • September 6 | All-Worship Night. No workshops, childcare, or RECOVER. Head to Lakeside Auditorium for a night of fantastic music. All welcome!
  • November 22 | Thanksgiving service. No workshops or RECOVER. Head to Main Auditorium for an evening of gratitude and music. All welcome!
  • December 20 | Christmas services (December 18–24). No Midweek service, workshops, or RECOVER. Head to Main Auditorium for a fantastic Christmas celebration. No tickets required—just show up!
  • December 27 | Building closed December 24–29. RECOVER resumes January 3.

  • "I didn't know if this workshop would be applicable to me, but it's just what I needed."


    WOMEN'S GROUPS IN RECOVER

    • Relationally affected: Groups for those dealing with someone else's addiction, abuse, or out-of-control behaviors—and wondering how to relate with them in healthy ways; adult children of addiction; those who struggle with codependency.
    • Directly affected: Groups for those whose habits or behaviors are creating chaos in their lives or holding them back. Behaviors could include unhealthy relationships with food, alcohol overuse, Facebook/Internet habits, drug abuse or addiction, gambling, compulsive shopping, or any other addictive patterns. 
    • Life Guide: Ongoing groups for women who have experienced sexual betrayal.
    • Step Guides: Groups for those wanting to take their recovery journey to a level deeper through a multi-week study.

    "I thought I was the only one—but I discovered I'm not alone."

    QUESTIONS? Call 847-765-5000 and ask to speak with a response pastor.

    "I've never been among people more accepting and joyful than my RECOVER community."

    MEN'S GROUPS IN RECOVER

    • Relationally affected: Groups for those dealing with someone else's addiction, abuse, or out-of-control behaviors—and wondering how to relate with them in healthy ways; adult children of addiction; those who struggle with co-dependencey.
    • Directly affected: Groups for those whose habits or behaviors are creating chaos in their lives or holding them back. Behaviors could include unhealthy relationships with food, alcohol overuse, gaming, drug abuse or addiction, gambling, Facebook/social media habits, or any other addictive patterns. 
    • Sexual integrity: Groups for those who have struggled with sexual integrity, including infidelity, acting out sexually, or engaging in pornography.
    • Life Guide: Groups for those who have already been through RECOVER's sexual integrity study and now want to take a step toward increased accountability and intentional growth.
    • Step Guides: Groups for those wanting to take their recovery journey to a level deeper through a multi-week study.

    Boundaries + Bridges

    Listen to Pastoral Response Director Scott Vaudrey's four-part series on setting boundaries and building bridges—and knowing when to do which. Download the expanded handouts, which contain many of the slides from each message.

    Week 1: Audio and Expanded Handout
    Week 2:
    Audio and Expanded Handout
    Week 3: Audio and Expanded Handout
    Week 4: Audio and Expanded Handout

    Upcoming Support Events

    • RESTART - Thriving in Your New Life

      March 28 @ 6:00 PM

    • HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment

      March 29 @ 5:30 PM

    • Recover

      March 29 @ 7:30 PM

    • Life as Mom | Tuesdays, Winter 2017

      April 4 @ 9:30 AM

    • Prison, Jail & Re-entry Connection Breakfast

      April 4 @ 10:00 AM

    • RESTART - Thriving in Your New Life

      April 4 @ 6:00 PM

    See All Upcoming Events