Event: Thriving in a Wounded World: Seeking the Spiritual in Our Solutions

September 28-29, 2018



Friday, September 28th: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Saturday, September 29th: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


To offer a safe place for people to come to find not just compassion, but information, resources, peer support and recovery that addresses issues related to our emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Topics that might be of interest to you include understanding shame, healing shame within a family system, detachment as a spiritual practice and boundaries.


WHERE: Third Church, Richmond, Virginia



Teresa McBean: Teresa is the Exec. Dir. of the National Association for Christian Recovery. She also co-pastors Northstar Community, a local recovery community in Richmond, VA.

Juanita Ryan: Juanita is a therapist in private practice, an author and a poet.

Dale Ryan: Dale is an Associate Professor of Recovery Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary.


Registration is done through the National Association of Christian Recovery.  Click here.



New Conflict Resolution Class!

Conflict Resolution - Teresa McBean will facilitate a four week class (with an additional opportunity to chat via Facebook Live) that will present skill sets to enhance our capacity for conflict resolution.  Meeting on Monday evenings from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm  on May 14, 21, and June 4, and 11.  In this class we will consider our personal and very particular conflict resolution “issues” and look for skill sets to improve our capacity to lean into conflict AND resolve them!

Enneagram Part II

Jean Estes will continue to walk the class through Suzanne Stabile's Enneagram Journey curriculum on Monday nights at NSC running from April 9th to May 7th at 6:30 pm.  

If you missed out on the first half and want to participate, email Linda (linda@northstarcommunity.com) to set up a time to come in and view the DVD sessions from the first half of class.

Healing a Broken Brain

Anne Wilson will be facilitating a series on recovering a broken brain on Saturday nights in April and May at NSC.  4:30 pm.  

The topics and dates are as follows:  

April 7 - Introduction: Getting to the root of the broken brain 

April 14 - The Mind Body Connection: Gut/Brain

April 28 - Alzheimers 

May 5 - Dementia and MS

May 12 - ADHD

May 19 - Autism