Lifespring Ministry

Restoring the Foundations // Pure Desire // Support Groups 

Lifespring Ministry provides a dynamic healing environment through professional Christian counseling and a variety of ministries and support groups. Through God's love, compassion and the Word, caring ministry givers release hope, healing and freedom.
Intercessory prayer is foundational and at the heart of Lifespring. 

Lifespring Upcoming Events

Check back in 2023






When our lives are aligned with God’s truths we begin to walk in freedom, joy, and power.

In this twelve-week journey you’ll learn some simple but dynamic truths that will deepen your relationship with God, replace performance with rest, break off shame, live in the Spirit, choose forgiveness, speak words of life, replace judgments with blessings, and more.

Learning is personalized through daily habits, a workbook, and weekly discussions in small groups. There are also times of worship, a few video teachings, and a conference at the end. The truths we learn in FREEDOM are foundational to Petra Church’s way of life, and we hope this group will be the first one you join here in our community.

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Discover how the integrated approach to biblical healing removes four key blockages to giving and receiving love. 
Restoring The Foundations prayer ministers will work with you one-on-one to cover:

Sins of the Fathers (generational bondages)
Ungodly Beliefs (renewing our mind)
Soul/Spirit Hurts (healing wounds of the heart and mind)
Demonic Oppression (breaking strongholds of the enemy)

Experience true love and freedom!

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Pure Desire Groups


We all desire sexual integrity, whether it's for ourselves or for others. But we struggle with knowing where to start. This video training is for men, women, students, pastors, parents, and more. It's for anyone who wants to find freedom from the effects of unwanted sexual behaviors and betrayal.
Our next Sexual Integrity 101 will be offered Wednesday evenings from April 19 - June 7.
More details and registration still to come.




Conquer Series is designed for any man who's ever struggled and has been tempted to sin sexually. This intensive discipleship course will take you out of your comfort zone, so expect to be challenged.  The next group will meet Tuesday evenings from 7-9 pm, from January 31 - April 4.
Register here.


Betrayal and Beyond is a 36-week course for women whose husbands have been involved with sexual addiction. A sense of safety is regained along with a deeper understanding of what their husband is battling.

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Unraveled: Managing love, sex, and relationships -  
is a 36-week small group experience that will help you to understand the factors that have created painful and/or unhealthy relationship patterns, emotionally or sexually. 
 It is intended to provide stepping stones that create a new path of sustainable, lifelong health – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

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Fearless Series for Women - The Fearless Series for Women is an informational 5-session video series designed to be a tool for Christian women to get the conversation started about sexual abuse.  The video series will be offered in the fall of 2023.
An optional 8-week Part 2 Survivor small group experience will be offered at a later time for those who want a deeper level of help, hope, & healing from the effects of sexual trauma.

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Recovery a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits.  It is based on the eight principles of the Beatitudes, which point us to recovery, wholeness, growth, and spiritual maturity. This year-round group meets weekly on Thursday evenings.  Registration is not needed.  Everyone is welcome!

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Grief Share
- for those who have experienced deep loss, especially through the death of a family member or friend.  The group is led by people who understand what you are experiencing and can offer help, comfort, and encouragement during this difficult time.  It is a safe place to voice one's questions and concerns.
The Spring 2023 group meets on Tuesday evenings from February 28 - May 16.
Register here.


Deeper Still of Eastern Pennsylvania provides retreats and resources for local women and men suffering from an abortion-wounded heart. Their mission is to share the great message of God’s healing power for those suffering from shame and guilt.
The next Deeper Still Retreat is April 21-23, 2023, and will be held at Fox Run Farms Retreat Center in Halifax, PA.  
Retreat information and registration

Deeper Still Eastern PA makes these retreats available to participants at no charge thanks to generous individuals and organizations.

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