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 »
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 »
Two-sided study card with Biblical references, United Methodist Social Principles and resolutions, facts regarding the issue, and steps you and your church can take to make a difference. Vist our store to order cards.
The Church's role in countering the expansion of gambling has been likened to David fighting Goliath. The overwhelming influence of gambling monies allows this industry access to all levels of government and extends even to elected public officials who benefit from contributions to their campaigns. For the love of... Read More
Will serve as field organizer/educator for General Board of Church & Society
12-month position to build support for public policies addressing addiction issues, including confronting alcohol, tobacco and gambling industry efforts to loosen regulation and market to young people. read more »
United Methodist stance on gambling, not always so clear-cut
Gun Lake Casino is owned and operated by Native Americans, many of whom are members of the Bradley and Salem United Methodist Indian Missions in Michigan. read more »
Grassroots effort targets attempt to overturn video-gambling ban
Illinois’ reliance on video-gambling funding called ‘toxic’ for Chicago communities. read more »