Addiction Ministries offers training
Training for the Faith Partners program, for local-church leaders and teams, has been scheduled by the Conference’s Addiction Ministries.
Using the Faith Partners model, congregations reach out through compassionate, lay-led teams to minister to individuals and families dealing with addictions. Teams are trained in prevention, early intervention, referral assistance, and recovery support and advocacy.Faith Partners helps a congregation develop a customized addiction ministry and create a safe, hospitable, and healing environment.
For more information and online registration: www.addictionministries.org. Or call: 405-530-2010.
COSROW to award book scholarships
Deadline is Sept. 15 for female ministry students to apply for book scholarships that will be awarded by the Oklahoma Conference Commission on the Status & Role of Women (COSROW). Those who apply also must be from the Oklahoma Conference. The online application is available on the Awards and Scholarships page at: http://www.okumc.org/pages/detail/733. The completed form can be emailed to Jeff Hiller, who chairs COSROW, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or mail it to Rev. Hiller at Healdton-First UMC, where he is pastor.
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