Faith Partners Leadership Training
Tulsa, Oklahoma

to address substance use disorders, addiction, and related mental health issues
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Workshop Description

Moving Forward with Faith


Take the first step to mobilize your lay leaders and create a team to address addiction in your own congregational community

Nearly one person in three has a family member who struggles with addiction. Even more face related mental health issues. The faith community can provide awareness, education and recovery support to address stigma and guide individuals and families to needed help.

An informed clergy, supported by trained congregational members has a tremendous opportunity to offer real hope. Faith Partners provides a four-step training process to start a team ministry to address the needs of the congregation, which include: 1) equip the leadership, 2) build congregational support, 3) develop a team, and 4) sustain the team efforts to provide the needed help, hope, and healing. 

Join us for Step One: Equipping the Leadership (March 9th)

Participants will learn:

  • what prevention and recovery teams do, 
  • recognize and address possible barriers, 
  • identify the role of leadership (clergy and laity), 
  • identify tools & strategies to build congregational support. 


This program is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) and sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS)

* There is a suggested $15 donation to cover beverages, lunch and snacks.


What:  start a congregational team approach to respond to individuals and families affected by substance use disorders, other addictions, and related mental health issues

Who: clergy, staff and lay leadership who can help start this congregational effort (suggested minimum one clergy or staff person and one lay person with a max. of four people/congregation)

When: Saturday, March 9, 2024 from 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. 

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 709 South Boston Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74119

phone: 918-584-4701

More Information:

For more information contact Drew Brooks of Faith Partners at,  512-417-2307 

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