Interfaith Addictions Conference Is on February 17

February 10, 2011

Clergy from Christian, Islamic, and Judaic traditions will unite to present their faith traditions' theological and practical approaches to addiction and recovery at an Interfaith Addictions Conference on Thursday, February 17, 9 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., at the Claremont School of Theology, 1325 N. College Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711. 

Sponsored by Claremont School of Theology, the General Board of Church & Society, and the General Board of Global Ministry, this conference is for clergy, seminarians, students, and counseling professionals.
The Rev. Cynthia Abrams, Director of Alcohol, Other Addictions, and Health Care for the General Board of Church & Society of The United Methodist Church, is the keynote speaker. In addition, Dr. Hal Urschel of Recovery Science will share the latest in the "brain science" about addiction.
There will be several small group workshops including topics such as "The Brain Science of Addictions," as well as an interfaith clergy panel discussion on the "Theology and Practice on Addictions in the Faith Community." The day will end with an interfaith worship service.
Registration includes two meals and refreshments. Cost has been reduced to $45 for clergy and others, and $30 for seminarians and students.
For more information about this event or available CEUs, contact Steve Hanusa at or visit
Send registration information to:
2/17 Conference
ATTN: G. Quan
Claremont School of Theology
1325 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711.