F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives – Equipping Faith Leaders
October 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Workshop Goal: Equip religious leaders (both clergy and laity) with information to take the next steps in developing a congregational prevention and recovery support team ministry run by lay leaders.
6 PCB Credit Hours
You will leave this workshop …
- understanding the role of the congregation in addressing opiate and other substance use disorders;
- identifying barriers and demonstrating specific steps to initiate an effective team ministry;
- recognizing the roles and expectations of congregational leadership (both clergy and laity);
- explaining the work of a prevention and recovery support ministry team.
Q. Has a congregational member asked you for help for a loved one struggling with addiction, but you weren’t sure what to do?
Q. Have you wanted to address alcohol and drug abuse preven-tion for youth and parents in your congregation but didn’t know where to start?
A. GOAL will come alongside you to train, equip, and sustain an addic-tion prevention and recovery ministry so that you feel more confident in knowing what to say and do to help bring healing and wellness to your lo-cal community.
Who should attend?
Clergy Person and 2 to 3 laity & staff.