New Jersey Council of Churches, Issues and Action 2017




The Role of the Church

In New Jersey’s Addiction Crisis

Saturday, April 29, 2017

8:30 – 2:00

Abiding Presence Lutheran Church

2220 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08638


Keynote Speaker:

Governor Jim McGreevey

Governor McGreevey’s remarks will focus on the role that addiction plays in

contributing to New Jersey’s prison population.


Workshops will include:

The Basics of Opioids

How to do Outreach into the Community

The Criminal Justice System and Opioids

Addiction Issues and Public Policy


To register, simply reply to

$15* in advance (payment can be made at the door)

$20* on day of conference

*includes morning coffee/bagels and lunch

Advance payment can be made by check payable to:

NJCC, P.O. Box 10371, Trenton, NJ 08650  or call 609-577-9787 for more information


Council of Churches Member Denominations and Judicatories:
African Methodist Episcopal, New Jersey Conference
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, New Jersey Conference
American Baptist Churches of New Jersey
Christian Church, Northeastern Area Association
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Seventh Episcopal District
Church Women United
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, New Jersey Synod
Episcopal Church, Diocese of Newark
Episcopal Church, Diocese of New Jersey
General Baptist State Convention of New Jersey
Moravian Church,
 Northeast Province
Presbyterian Church (USA), Synod of the Northeast
Reformed Church in America, Synod of the Mid-Atlantics
Religious Society of FriendsNew York Yearly MeetingPhiladelphia Yearly Meeting
The Salvation Army
Union American Methodist Episcopal Church
United Church of Christ, New Jersey Association
United Methodist Church, The Greater New Jersey Annual Conference