What Are the Mental Health Effects of Abortion?

Facing an unplanned pregnancy can cause a whole range of emotions. Sometimes, women feel under pressure to make an abortion decision. How do women react to an abortion experience? There’s not one answer because every woman is different. Keep reading for more details on the mental health effects of abortion. If You Are Struggling, You

What Are the Different Types of Abortion?

There are two main types of abortion: medical and surgical.  Medical abortion (the abortion pill) involves taking two drugs to end and expel a pregnancy. In contrast, surgical abortion requires a licensed doctor or physician to surgically end and remove the pregnancy using dilation, surgical tools, and suction. Are you considering an abortion? Schedule an

What Are the Risks of Abortion?

There are two main types of abortion: medical and surgical. Both of them use slightly different methods to end and remove a pregnancy and come with different risks and side effects. Before undergoing a medical procedure or taking a new prescription, it’s critical to evaluate the risks, side effects, and your health history. These steps

Friends for Life June 2022

Dear Friends~ As many of you have probably heard by now, Roe v Wade has been overturned and returned back to the states where it belongs. We want to take this opportunity to celebrate this win. We have all worked towards this moment for over 40 years and we have officially seen the overturning of

Friends for Life May 2022

Dear Friends~ I hardly know where to begin because my heart is so full. Several times in the last few weeks, our staff has gathered in my office to have a time of praise to the Lord for all that He has done and continues to do! At times I have felt like I was drinking His

Friends for Life October 2021

Dear Friends~ I have so much to tell you so I am going to dive right in. First of all, I want to give you an update on our homeless couple. They had their baby and he is precious! In fact, as I type this letter he is here sleeping while his parents are at

Friends for Life September 2021

Dear Friends~ You just never know what you might encounter at CPC!  People come with all kinds of needs and burdens.  Sometimes, it is a little beyond our scope, but if they come, we will do our best to help in some way. We have had two examples of that this month. One particular day

Friends for Life August 2021

Dear Friends~ One of my favorite weeks at CPC is our Earn While You Learn Vacation Bible School. This year was especially unique as we partnered with Chip Walters and Sidewalk Hope. It was definitely a winning combination! For me, the whole week reminded me of a book I read years ago, “Spiritual Mothering” by

Friends for Life July 2021

Dear Friends~ “I knew if I came here, y’all would help us.” I have heard that statement three times in the last month. Once from a new dad who wanted help for his wife who was having trouble breast feeding, a mom whose son was having issues with his father and another who needed guidance

Your Pregnancy Test is Positive…Now What?

Your Pregnancy Test Is Positive…Now What? So, you are “late” and thinking, “Could I be pregnant?” You go to the store, purchase a home pregnancy test, and sure enough it reads positive. The home pregnancy test works by identifying a hormone in your urine referred to as hCG, Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. This hormone will appear