Presentation on theme: "“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so."— Presentation transcript:
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort…with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.” -2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Project Rachel Baltimore is the church's ministry which hosts healing weekend retreats and operates as a referral network of professional clergy, licensed counselors and volunteers, all trained to provide one-on-one spiritual and psychological support for those who are suffering from the trauma of abortion.
64% of abortions involve coercion Various sources of pressure & manipulation Women are often given inadequate counseling about their abortion
6-7 times higher suicide rates 65% increase in clinical depression 30 % increase in anxiety disorders 100% increase in sleep disorders 144% increase in child abuse
They are our daughters, partners, wives, sisters, relatives, friends and members of our parish communities.
Healing the pain of abortion – one weekend at a time. Rachel’s Vineyard was founded by Dr. Theresa Burke, PhD. The retreat and support group model is offered nationally and internationally. Rachel's Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Rachel's Vineyard can help you find your inner voice. Rachel's Vineyard is therapy for the soul.
The Rachel’s Vineyard Models are “Trauma sensitive” as participants progress through the steps of healing, utilizing “Living Scriptures“, meditations, prayer and connecting with others who share their loss. This is carried out with the guidance and support of a loving and experienced retreat team.