Success Stories

Recognition for Martinez UMC

The Faith Partners ministry from Martinez United Methodist Church (Martinez, CA) has recently received a Proclamation from the City of Martinez, acknowledging their work in support of recovery efforts. The team represents the Cal-Nev Conference of the United Methodist Church and the recognition was made in conjunction with National Recovery Month.View the official Martinez Proclamation.

Hope for Recovery

“Hope for Recovery” is the name that our team at St. Alban’s chose for itself.  It’s the perfect name: it reflects what we’re all about, and it does so in three succinct words.  But those three succinct words are not the most important three words in the sentence. The words chose for itself are.  Because while choosing …

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Faith Partners in Kentucky

Louisa United Methodist Church (Prestonsburg District) hosted the “Core Competency Training: Addiction Survival Kit for Clergy” in their new family life center on March 9-10, 2009. Forty persons from around the Kentucky Annual Conference came together to learn more about the issues surrounding substance abuse and hear first-hand accounts of the recovery process. The program …

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I Once Was Lost

Reaching Prison Inmates Story: I started drinking at at age 12.  Believe me I needed a drink, and managed not to cross the imaginary line of no return until I was about 18.  Even then, I still had a good 18 years of fight left in me which included a few moves around the country, a few sordid relationships, several DUI’s …

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