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Opportunities to volunteer for your church and receive mentor training

Churches in New London County offering servant ministry to represent the love of Christ[i] 

  • mentor a student failing in school

Through LifeFAQs, pastors recommend Christians they back with 100% confidence to volunteer as…

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Added by Daniel Dyer on February 13, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A Christian-based Alternative to Incarceration and Drug Rehabilitation

Efforts are underway, centered in New London, CT, to apply the Word of God to address issues of homelessness, drug addiction, incarceration and unemployment. Diverse Bible-based ministries are collaborating to expand their rate of success in transforming the lives of the people they serve. The collaboration also expands the options available to volunteers called to support the efforts in ways that make the best use of their individual talents and interests.

Jesus prayed that his…

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Added by Daniel Dyer on December 24, 2014 at 3:47pm — No Comments

What are volunteers doing at Work&Learn?

  1. Mike is a participant taking the course to learn the Bible and career skills to get a job.
  2. Brenda is a graduate taking a class in Word offered to graduates to improve their computer skills.
  3. Dave is a mentor leading small discussion groups and encouraging participants in the steps they need to take.
  4. Eddie is on the support team setting up the classroom and helping out. Betty records attendance, hands out materials and monitors…
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Added by Daniel Dyer on November 21, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Research Indicates that Religion Reduces Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Can Faith Rewire an Addict's Brain?

New evidence shows that 'God consciousness' can keep young people off drugs and alcohol.

By Byron Johnson and Maria Pagano , Wall St. Journal, March 27, 2014

Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with alcohol and drugs, a growing body of research shows. Why? It could be religious instruction, support from congregations, or conviction that…

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Added by Daniel Dyer on March 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why should I join this Work&Learn website?

Why should I join this Work&Learn website? To learn what volunteers are doing to help unemployed adults get jobs they like and to experience the hand of God in their lives.

Why do we members gather online? To share ideas and actions and receive notices of new classes and events.

As members who contribute content to the website, what do we get out of participation? Combining our efforts gives us greater impact.

As members…

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Added by Daniel Dyer on February 22, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Comments by Participants

“It’s been a long time since I’ve had to look for a job and this will better prepare me.”

I like how all mentors are encouraging & non-judgmental.”

The class was awesome.”

“Teaching me how to present myself for a better job.”

“Can this be longer?”

The combination of Biblical teaching & life skills complement each other.”

I liked listening to peoples’ input on everyone’s career…

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Added by Daniel Dyer on June 22, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

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