The June 2020 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ highlights how the church must find her place in responding to the opioid epidemic that has affected many families in the United States.
The church has historically offered emergency aid for shelter, clothing and food, but offering holistic mercy with dignity requires a deeper and sustained commitment. It requires caring for those who have fallen into addiction and walking with them through the muck and mire.
The newsletter also offers information about ongoing events and free monthly webinars, including “Opioid Abuse in Rural and Small-Town Settings” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 18.
Visit lcms.org/rstm to learn more about this ministry and the resources it provides.