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Giving witness to the value of all human life

About Twelve Eleven

Twelve Eleven is a Nonprofit Charitable Foundation 501(c)(3) established in 1991 to engage in activities of sharing the Christian message through books, classes, video, dramatizations, group meetings, conferences and personal ministry.


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The Rev. Cathie P. Young, Christian pastor, teacher and author serves as President of Twelve Eleven.  She, with her husband Philip and other team members, share the testimony of the value of all human life and for the love God has for all he has made.  ​  Where does the name Twelve Eleven come from? From Romans 12:11 NIRV - “Never let the fire in your heart go out. Keep it alive. Serve the Lord.”

Our Mission


All human life holds inexpressible God-given value from its beginning to its natural end.   We uphold and support the value of each life in these ways:

  • We bring dignity to the lives of those who suffer, most especially from cancer, providing practical, emotional and spiritual support.

  • We provide teaching at classes, seminars and conferences on Christian matters which illuminate a deeper understanding of God's value for all human beings and His love for all He has made.

  • We engage in activities which promote an awareness of the value of life from the womb and to life’s natural ending.



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Cancer with Compassion 

Comforting others with the comfort we have received from God.  2 Corinthians 1:4

Cancer support is the primary focus of Twelve Eleven.  With chapters in both California and Oregon, we provide support groups, prayer and one-on-one support for cancer patients in treatment, survivors and the loved ones of someone with cancer.  Our support groups provide a safe place to share and a soft place to land for cancer patients in a compassionate, prayerful Christian environment.  We meet in-person or via Zoom for our support group meetings.  Contact us for more information on our Cancer with Compassion support groups.  Visit the Cancer with Compassion website.


Through the Cancer Storm with Jesus Christ


This poignant book chronicles the journey through the cancer storm of Twelve Eleven President Cathie Young.  Sharing with authenticity and keen spiritual insight, Cathie brings valuable information about cancer and the way it affects both body and soul.  The star of this book is Jesus Christ whose presence shines like gold in the hard road of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Gold in the Road is a beautifully written, imperative read for anyone who yearns to face life's toughest problems without being swallowed up by them."    Suzanne Meindl​

Five stars on  Get your free copy - fill out the Contact Form below and ask for "Free Book."

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The Sanctity of Life
from Conception to Natural Death

"All the days ordained for me were
written in your book before one of them
came to be."  Psalm 139:16

Twelve Eleven teaches that all life is created by God and is precious to him.  We celebrate, honor, and protect life from conception to natural death and every stage in between.  In our present culture there are sadly many ways to disrespect, disregard, cause harm to or even end the lives of the most vulnerable among us -- the young, the sick, the elderly, the unwanted, the unborn.  It is the duty and privilege of Twelve Eleven to engage in activities which protect human life.   Rev. Cathie Young, Twelve Eleven President, has spoken to these important issues at conferences around the nation.

"The Joy of Sanctified Suffering" 


To Support Twelve Eleven

Twelve Eleven Ministries is a Christian non-profit foundation 501(c)(3) and your contributions are tax deductible.  Donations go to support the work of Twelve Eleven including our ministry to cancer sufferers and on behalf of the sanctity of life.  Twelve Eleven has earned the Gold Star Seal of Transparency by Guidestar/Candid, an organization which  provides information that enables users to make better decisions regarding charitable giving.

To give, use the Contact Form located below.  We thank you for your generosity and support of Twelve Eleven Ministries.

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Bend, OR 97702


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