Prevention and Recovery from Life’s Controlling Problems

Shaping the future through building relationships and fostering empowerment.

Mission Statement

To equip and provide support for living a purposeful and fulfilling life through encouragement, resources, training and discipleship in an atmosphere of love and acceptance.

The Life Center is a place where you will build friendships and recieve support through programs, activities, education, and resources for prevention and recovery from life controlling problems. 

Weekly Schedule

8:00am - 12:00pm
4:30pm - 8:30pm
8:00am - 12:00pm
4:30pm - 8:30pm
8:00am - 12:00pm
8:00am - 12:00pm
4:30pm - 9:00pm
10:00am - 2:00pm

(2nd & 4th Saturday of the month)

Life Center – What We Do

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Group Activities

  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Leisure Times
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Support & Equipping

  • Living Free Communities Support Groups
  • Life’s Healing Choices 8 Week DVD Study
  • Celebrate Recovery Step Study
  • Family and Loved One Support Groups
  • Drug and Alcohol Prevention
  • Monthly Speaker Empowerment Series

Professional Development

Offered in collaboration with area agencies and organizations
  • Certified Recovery Specialist
  • Certified Family Recovery Specialist
  • Certified Recovery Specialist Supervisory Training
  • Leadership Training Series

Public Seminars

  • Addiction 101 – Understanding the Disease
  • Intervention
  • Treatment Options
  • Prevention
  • Medical Assisted Treatment
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Faith Based Recovery Training

  • Preparing the Church Body

Contact Us

17 6th Avenue
Greenville, PA 16125

Phone: 724-885-0045

Life Center – Current Programs

“Community Connections”
Weekly Recovery Virtual Meeting

This is an on-going weekly support meeting on Mondays 6:30- 8:00pm via Facebook Live Video on the Greenville Celebrate Recovery Facebook Page. It’s followed immediately by four separate gender specific support groups meeting virtually via Zoom.

To join a Men’s Support Group, contact Larry Gourley:  OR Bob Vanderslice:

To join a Ladies’ Support Group, contact Brandi Breese:  OR Karen Beatty:

Stepping Into Freedom

Living Free 12-Step Program
13 Week Program starting May 22nd
Fridays from 6:30-8:00pm
Meeting virtually via Zoom

This is a Christ-centered program offering help for anyone struggling with a life-controlling problem like drug addiction, alcoholism, sexual addiction, gambling etc.

For more information and/or to register, email Mike & Deb Peterson at


Seeing Yourself in God's Image

Living Free Program for Eating Disorders
13 Week Program starting April 28th
Tuesdays from 1:00-2:30pm
Meeting virtually via Zoom

This study offers understanding of distorted body image, denial, and the family systems influence. It also explains how to break free of social pressures and how to restore the temple and tie the recovery process together.

For more information and/or to register, email: or

Facing Fear - Finding Faith

Living Free Program
10 Week Program starting April 25th
Saturdays from 10:00-12:00pm
Meeting virtually via Zoom

This is a study and group discussion program to build faith and biblical coping methods for anxiety, and help for anyone ministering to those who struggle with worry.

For more information and/or to register, email Susan Lusk:

Loved Ones Impacted by Addiction

Free 8 Week Public Seminar Series
beginning May 7th, 2020
Meeting Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm via Zoom

Presented by Kathy Strain, PA Drug Free Workplace & Family Center

Interactive Skills Workshop by Family CRAFT (Community Reinforcement & Family Training) for family members & others affected by their loved ones’ substance use. Based on the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids “Invitation to Change Approach.”

For more information or to register email 


Center Director, Ben Zimmer
Administrative Assistant, Bob Vanderslice