Substance abuse, gambling addiction in faith communities will be addressed
Indianapolis workshop will assist in preparing resources that enable responding to needs of people with or at risk for alcohol, drug or gambling problems. read more »
June 18 conference call on addictions
Month is excellent opportunity to promote awareness of addiction and recovery issues for your congregation. read more »
United Methodist connection to movie runs deep
Co-producer chose to shoot several scenes for movie at her childhood United Methodist church in Tulsa, Okla. read more »
FaithLink downloadable study resource connects faith with life
March 17 issue focuses on hazards of abusing drugs and what you can do to help communities, families, and individuals affected by this problem. read more »
(2008- 103 minutes- PG 13) A single African-American mother struggles to clear her name after being wrongly accused and arrested for dealing drugs in an impoverished town in Texas.
(2012- 108 minutes- unrated) From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Addictions prevention advocacy training gathers attendees from across the U.S.
Training spurred by need to equip pastors and congregations to help those bound by chains of addiction. read more »
The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »
Oklahoma summer school marks 30th year
About 500 clergy and lay people have graduated from Oklahoma Conference program founded because of a man’s passion for helping churches minister to alcoholics. read more »