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

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

Drug abuse

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 »

March 12, 2013

American Violet

(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. 

Posted on February 12, 2013

The House I Live In

(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.

Posted on February 12, 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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