Addiction Prevention Conference in Tampa

Will provide strategies for youth empowerment Sept. 27

Focus on prevention of alcohol, drug addiction, and adverse effect has on families and community. read more »

July 29, 2013

‘Congregations Taking Action Against Alcohol & Substance Misuse’

Sept. 19 Memphis event will explain how to deal with addictions

Will present information on how to create ministries aimed at providing alternatives to addictive behaviors. read more »

July 29, 2013

A serious problem

Alcohol abstinence still a faithful witness

Pennsylvania debating privatization of liquor stores as part of budget considerations. read more »

by Bishop Peggy Johnson
on June 21, 2013

First Responder Conference Sept. 13

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 06, 2013

Getting ready for National Recovery Month

June 18 conference call on addictions

Month is excellent opportunity to promote awareness of addiction and recovery issues for your congregation. read more »

June 06, 2013

‘Home Run’ hits home with recovery ministries

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 »

April 19, 2013

Public Health, State Alcohol Pricing Policies, & the Dismantling of the 21st Amendment

"Public Health, State Alcohol Pricing Policies, & the Dismantling of the 21st Amendment: A Legal Analysis," is by by Elyse Grossman and James Mosher. It appeared in the Michigan State University Journal of Medicine & Law... read more »

Posted on March 19, 2013

Public Health, Alcohol Regulation & the 3-Tier Distribution System

PowerPoint presentation by James Mosher, a leading scholar in the field of alcohol policy and the law. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on policy approaches to the prevention of alcohol problems. His pioneering work in alcohol policy has brought him international acclaim. His expertise spans numerous topics,... read more »

Posted on March 19, 2013

Casting a future vision

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 »

by Dotti Groover-Skipper
on November 02, 2012

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

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 »

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