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Forward in Faith: Shelter Season 2020-21 Begins

Every year for the past 15 year, Nov. 1 has marked the opening of the six-month shelter season at St. John’s. This year, however feels quite different. For the first time in our organization’s history, Nov. 1st was the opening night of not just one but two shelters, and we did this during, and in…

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Back-to-Wellspring

By Angela Cheslock, Wellspring Program Director “Wellspring is my safe place.”, “I come here when I feel depressed.”, “I thank God for this place. I don’t know what I would do without ya’ll.”, “You all are my family. I love you.”, “I have nowhere else to go.”, “Wellspring keeps me grounded.” -Wellspring guests These are…

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Coffee Talk Is Empowering the Women of Wellspring

By Patty Johnson, Community Resource Specialist at Wellspring When the women of Wellspring gather during Coffee Talk, we never know where our conversation will take us. What we do know is that even when our experiences or opinions differ, support and understanding are at the heart of each discussion we share. Not surprisingly, the topic…

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Group Profile: Wellspring’s Women for Sobriety

We all get in cycles of negative thinking and know how that can affect all areas of our lives. For people working through addiction, cycles of negative thinking are often commonplace. The Women for Sobriety group approach centers around positive thinking and taking charge of your life rather than letting your life happen to you.…

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