Addiction and Faith Conference

Join us for the second annual Addiction and Faith Conference to be held in Bloomington MN on Sept. 20, 21, 22, 2019. Addiction in every form, including opioid addiction, is ravaging our world. The conference seeks to help answer the question, “How can we as people of faith respond to this crisis?” We believe faith communities can play a vital role – to better recognize and respond to addiction in all its forms and could do much to help save lives. The conference is open to anyone interested in exploring the devastation of addiction and the remarkable role of faith in the healing process. It is designed for congregational and community leaders, clergy, parish nurses, youth workers, synod staff, church staff, lay leaders, parents and caregivers, and not just for people in recovery. Together we will enhance our knowledges about addiction recovery, share stories that provide hope, learn life-changing tools and best practices, all while celebrating our faith in God’s abiding grace.

The Addiction and Faith Conference is co-hosted by the Fellowship of Recovering Lutheran Clergy (FRLC) and the Recovery Ministry of the Episcopal Church (RMEC). Pastor Ed Treat of Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Bloomington, MN, is the organizer of the conference and also leads FRLC.

We are thrilled for the opportunity to reach ELCA members nationwide. We are excited by this thing God is doing!

This is Christ’s Church. There is a place for you here.

We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person–questions, complexities and all. Join us as we do God’s work in Christ’s name for the life of the world.

Contact Information

ELCA South Carolina Synod
1003 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone 803-765-0590
Fax 803-252-5558

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