A New Way Of Life

Providing a Successful Faith Based and Practical Solution to Men and Women with Life Controlling Issues.

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The Jesus Factor

Our Approach is Built on the foundation that a Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ is Essential for Long Term Success.

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Work Therapy

At TCMB, One Significant Means of Fulfilling Our Mission is Our Work Therapy Program

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The Pajaro Men’s Center is a faith-based, non-profit, residential discipleship/recovery program for men with life-controlling problems, including (but not limited to) drug and alcohol abuse. Our current population is 30+ men.
The Freedom Women’s Center is a faith-based, non-profit, residential discipleship/recovery program for women with life-controlling problems, including (but not limited to) drug and alcohol abuse. Our current population is 12+ women.
Our emergency services are available 365 days a year. They include Bilingual daily Bible services, Multiple Shelter locations for men and women, Nourishing meals twice a day, Daily showers, Modern, well-ventilated dorms, Clean change of clothing and more.
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Beach Baptisms

For as long as I can Remember staff and students of Teen Challenge Monterey Bay have come together on the 2nd Thursday of each month to meet at Sea Cliff state park beach located in Soquel, Ca. to celebrate the public declaration of men being baptized.

Fire On The Mountain

Around midnight on June 3rd, our men awoke to a fire that broke out at our lodge and restaurant, Sierra Woods Lodge, Sierra Pacific Teen Challenge.

2013 Organization of the Year

Teen Challenge Monterey Bay and the Pajaro Rescue Mission are awarded organizations of the year for 2013 by the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture.



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Upcoming events

  • Events on October 7, 2014
    Moss Landing Shopping Day
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: October 7, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Events on October 8, 2014
    SCCA National Champs
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 13, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey Salinas Highway, Salinas, CA, United States
  • Events on October 8, 2014
    Ron Edeal
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Events on October 15, 2014
    Food Distribution - Pajaro Library
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: October 15, 2014 - 11:30 am
    Location: Pajaro Library
  • Events on October 22, 2014
    Ron Edeal
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm

OUR MISSION

The purpose of Teen Challenge Monterey Bay, is to “evangelize people who have life-controlling problems and initiate the discipleship process to the point where the student can function as a Christian in society applying spiritually motivated biblical principles to relationships in the family, local church, chosen vocation and the community. Teen Challenge endeavors to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive.” The salvation of Jesus Christ is the main avenue to create true and lasting change in a person’s life. Teaching students about Christ and leading them to salvation is essential to the work of Teen Challenge.

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new – 2 Corinthians 5:17