Updated: Upcoming CR Inside Events for 2019

Happy New Year CRI Friends,

Wow time does move faster the older we get, not that any of us are getting older lol..

I wanted to get a current calendar of CRI events in front of you all so you can make plans to join us & join in the exciting CR Inside ministry.

Spirit Of Excellence (SOE).. an open & free Saturday CRI event that includes live worship, reports from many Correctional CR Groups, mini-monies &/or testimonies from former inmates or others significant to the CRI mission, specific trainings designed for CRI, open Q&A session, morning refreshments & a light lunch, & lots of great fellowship & networking!

February 2nd, 10am to 2:30pm Salem First Nazarene, 1550 Market St NE, Salem, OR 97301
Dan Kelly (503) 871-8382 Angie Kelly (503) 269-0899

April 13th, 10am to 2:30pm Faith Assembly Christian Center, 1800 N. Road 72, Pasco, WA 99301
Nicole Antis ‭(503) 793-2177 Scott Patterson (541) 848-8419

June 8th, 10am to 2:30pm Arlington Assembly Of God, 201 N Stillaguamish Ave, Arlington, WA 98223
Richard Moody (253) 222-4749‬ Scott Patterson ‭(541) 848-8419

July 13th, 10am to 2:30pm Word Of Victory, 645 SE Salmon Ave, Redmond, OR 97756
Scott Patterson (541) 848-8419

October 5th, 10am to 2:30pm Calvary Chapel, 1447 N Hwy 99, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
Dan Kelly (503) 871-8382 Angie Kelly (503) 269-0899

Home For Good In Oregon (HGO).. mentor training through the Religious Services of the Oregon Department Of Corrections. This is a great opportunity to be taught by an HGO Chaplain the challenges faced by an inmate transitioning back into the ‘outside’ community. Our community CR group offers the best place for the man or woman, who has decided to stay in recovery & out of trouble, to belong. The mission of CRI is to create a prepared CRI team right at the community CR group to respond to the transitioning individual & help them to be successful. In addition, our CR group will be where the re-entering individuals whole family can find a healthy Christian home too!
NOTE: This attend this training a registration is required so contact the person indicated to learn how to register.

January 19th, 8am to 3pm Eugene 1st Church of the Nazarene – 8th & Madison St, Eugene, OR 97402
Janet Striano (458) 210-1737‬

January 26th, 8am to 3pm Word Of Victory – 645 SE Salmon Ave, Redmond, OR 97756
Scott Patterson (541) 848-8419

March 2nd, 9am to 2pm Highland Christian Center – 7600 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97213
Brian Marti (503) 806-1761‬

So these great events are confirmed & be available for you & your teammates to benefit from in 2019 & build your CRI Team. Attached is a flyer for the 1/19 HGO Training & the 2/2 SOE, please make copies for your Literature Tables & announce during Large Group.

Celebrate Recovery Training Conference (CRTC).. you’ve also probably heard that there is a CRTC coming to Vancouver, WA on March 23rd at the Crossroads Church, 7708 NE 78th St, Vancouver, WA 98662! This is where our National CR Team comes in to do the latest training for both the newcomer & ‘old-timer’ alike. This is a must for all of us who are serious about our recovery & about the CR ministry.
Register now at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cr-training-conference-vancouver-wa-tickets-50714032035

All of us in the CRI ministry are praying for this incredible CR ‘forever family’ & that 2019 is a wonderful year of recovery through Jesus Christ one day at a time! Please let us know if there is anything that we can help you with.
In Christ,

Kent Whitaker
CRI NW Region Lead


Links to obtain the PDF documents referred to in the text below:


HGO Training 1.19.19.pdf
HGO Training 1.26.19.pdf

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