Every experienced Pastor, Deacon or PMA has run into the frustrations of dealing with substance abuse problems. Want to make a significant pastoral impact on families affected by alcohol, drugs and other addictions? The Flashing Your Brights model of pastoral care and the Faith Partners model of congregational ministry offer the tools to do so. Join Pastor Otto Schultz and learn how to strengthen your ministry in this area.
This 6 – hour training will:
The presenter is Rev. Otto B. Schultz, B. A., M. Div., and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Ret.). A graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, this ELCA Pastor has been in the substance abuse field for over 40 years. He has trained thousands of people in practical tools for addressing substance use problems and helped hundreds of families intervene successfully. Schultz recently retired as the Spiritual Counselor at Bryan Medical Center Independence Center in Lincoln. He has two children, Leighun Marie of Lincoln and Matthew of Caro, MI. He loves dogs, but only if they belong to other people.
Format: Online via Zoom – Zoom link will be send to those registered after January 2, 2024
Dates: Thursdays, January 4, 11, 18, and 25
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am Central / 9:00am – 10:30am Mountain
Cost: $25/person – No refunds after January 2. (If costs are a concern, please contact Rev. Schultz)
Registration: Deadline January 2, 2024
Continuing Education Credits: 6 hours of continuing education credit. (PMAs need to follow PMA guidelines to receive credit.)