Statement of Principle

CrossRoads Pregnancy Center, Greenwood, SC1. The CPC is an outreach ministry of Jesus Christ through His church. therefore, the CPC, embodied in its volunteers, is committed to presenting the gospel of our Lord to women with crisis pregnancies-both in word and in deed. Commensurate with this purpose, those who labor as CPC board members, directors and volunteers are expected to know Christ as their Savior and Lord.

2. The CPC is committed to providing its clients with accurate and complete information about both prenatal development and abortion.

3. The CPC is committed to integrity in dealing with clients earning their trust and providing promised information and services. The CPC denounces any form of deception in its corporate advertising or individual conversations with its clients.

4. The CPC is committed to assisting women to carry to term by providing emotional support and practical assistance. Through the provision of God's provision of God's people and the community at large, women may face the future with hope and plan constructively for themselves and their babies.

5. The CPC does not discriminate in providing services because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, or marital status of its clients.

6. The CPC does not recommend, provide, or refer for abortion or abortifacients.

7. The CPC offers assistance free of charge at all times.

8. The CPC is committed to creating an awareness within the local community of the needs of pregnant women and of the fact that abortion only compounds human need rather than resolving it.

9. The CPC does not recommend, provide, or refer single women for contraceptives. (marries women seeking contraceptive information should be urged to seek counsel along with their husbands, from their pastor and physician.)

10. The CPC recognizes the validity of adoption as one alternative to abortion, but is not biased toward adoption when compared to the other life-saving alternatives. Centers are independent of adoption agencies, relating to them in the same manner as to other helpful referral sources. CPCs receive no payment of any kind from these agencies, do not enter into contractual relationships with them, and do not share combined office space. Adoption agencies are not established under the auspices of centers. CPCs neither initiate nor facilitate independent adoptions, though they may refer for independent adoptions in states where it is legal.