Sunday Services

Sunday Services

We offer services to those of all faiths and none, those who are angry, those who feel ashamed and those who feel numb.

Spiritual Care – Sunday Services

The key concepts of spirituality at Cumberland Heights are that you are the explorer, the one who journeys, and you define what spirituality means to you. Spirituality is about Practice. It is about those things you choose to do every day which help you feel connected to yourself, those you love and something greater than you, whatever that turns out to be.

We offer services to those of all faiths and none, those who are angry, those who feel ashamed and those who feel numb.

Our hands are held out to you.


Our Spiritual Care team Stan and Michelle discuss “powers greater than me” and finding spiritual connection in recovery.

What does Spiritual Care and Practice look like at Cumberland Heights?

We work in groups where we talk about issues like anger, resentment and forgiveness, or grief and loss, or shame and guilt, or what the difference is between religion and spirituality. We also offer individual sessions where you work with one of our Spiritual Directors.

Our spiritual care directors use many techniques including mindfulness meditation which is a kind of ‘being in the moment’ meditation practice known to decrease relapse risk and a labyrinth experience, modeled after the one in Chartes Cathedral in France, which helps you to gradually let go of all your worries on the way in, stopping in the center to relax, and taking something a little new with you as you walk out.

We also offer non-denominational chapel service with your family on Sunday morning, sober Seder with other recovering friends and monthly communion service in the Paschall Davis Chapel.

Please enjoy recent recordings of our Sunday virtual services.

  • Sunday Sermon: Connection Makes Life Worth Living

    December 5, 2021

    This Sunday, Cumberland Heights was able to host a Sunday service with a larger group of attendees. This inspired a discussion about connection and isolation. The pandemic has divided the world at large into pockets of solitude, which can negatively impact mental health and sobriety. It’s critical that we commune with others, for our own […]

  • Sunday Sermon: Grieving The Loss of Substance Use

    November 28, 2021

    We have a grieving process that we go through when we decide to quit and move into recovery. We are making a difficult decision to break up with a relationship that we’ve been a part of for many years. But in this breakup, or “recovery” process, we move into a state of “discovery” where we […]

  • Sunday Sermon: Choosing Our Focus

    November 21, 2021

    “What you focus on determines what you miss and who you become,” a quote by Eric Allenbaugh was the topic of this Sunday’s sermon. If we focus on negativity, criticism and pain we are missing the opportunity to give and receive love.  

  • Sunday Sermon: God As You Understand God

    November 14, 2021

    Alan Whitley shares a powerful message on pluralism, meaning among those in 12-Step recovery, there exists a wide diversity of beliefs. We believe in allowing each person to enter and work the program without intimidation from those who possess different views. The 12-Step spirituality is more than a set of beliefs or doctrines. The phrase […]

  • Sunday Sermon: Remembering Our Spiritual Mentors

    November 7, 2021

    Many of us have been guided spiritually by people who are no longer with us, but their words of wisdom and guidance on our path to recovery live within us each day we are sober. Michelle is lighting a candle for some of her spiritual mentors.  

  • Sunday Sermon: What does our Past have to do with our Present?

    October 31, 2021

    The past is our present. Is that true? Many people come into recovery with a lot of baggage in their past. Stan suggests what we do with our past determines what our present can be like.  

  • Sunday Sermon: The Power of Reaction

    October 24, 2021

    How often have you let the reaction of someone around you determine how you feel about yourself? The term is called co-dependency and it’s a personality trait that can take a long time to unlearn. Usually, how people respond to a situation has nothing to do with us.    

  • Sunday Sermon: Transforming Our Most Difficult Moments

    October 17, 2021

    “Why do bad things happen?” It’s a question Spiritual Care Counselor Michelle Morris gets asked a lot. Truth be told, she doesn’t know the answer. Many different religions have answers to this question but as far as which answer is right – that’s for you to determine. Michelle challenges us to ask a different question […]

  • Sunday Sermon: Jonah and the Whale

    October 10, 2021

    Stan shares the biblical story of Jonah and the Whale and how it relates to recovery.    

  • Sunday Sermon: Becoming More Open

    October 3, 2021

    Your Higher Power shines light on you to show you what you’re holding on to that it’s time for you to let go. Once you let go of all that “extra stuff”, you can become open to new possibilities in recovery.    

  • Sunday Sermon: Embracing Spiritual Principles

    September 26, 2021

    In recovery, we must embrace the ideas of spiritual principles. The sense of surrender,  humility and the need to be of service are all important. It’s the best we can do because we may never understand God as much as we’d like to. Many say it’s beyond our comprehension. We believe it’s not so important […]

  • Sunday Sermon: Getting Through Pain and Holding onto Hope

    September 19, 2021

    What are you willing to give up to be sober? For many people struggling with addiction, substance use is part of their identity and they can’t imagine life without using. Recovery is about giving up one thing so we can have everything else we’ve been missing in active addiction. We have to be willing to […]

Find Your Higher Power at Cumberland Heights

We believe that faiths of all types can contribute to recovery. To learn more about the contribution of spirituality to lasting sobriety, call 800-646-9998.

Why is it so meaningful to give to Cumberland Heights?

Your gift to Cumberland Heights through our annual and capital initiates gives immediate support to patients and their families. To make a longer term impact a gift to the endowment fund will provide patient assistance funding for years to come.

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