The Stigma Free Church

Thank you to all those who submitted entries for our 2018 Stigma Free Essay Contest! We look forward to sharing the results and winners with you in February!

Thank you for joining us on Sundays at 11:15am from October 7-November 4, 2018.
We delved into some very difficult, but relevant topics that were affecting people within our communities and across our nation to a tremendous degree, and we were grateful for your willingness to engage in such meaningful dialogue. In fact, we hope your engagement with these topics and participation in these conversations continue!

To listen to sermons from The Stigma Free Church series,
you can visit our Service Archive page.

Are you an organization or church that is interested in doing
a similar thing to help spread this important message?
Feel free to reach out to Pastor Donald to find out more!

Topics & Themes Covered Included
October 7th: Addiction
October 14th: Self-Harm & Suicide
October 21st: Mental Health
October 28th: Human Trafficking
November 4th: Group of Professional Panelists with Q & A

Be sure to continue using #thestigmafreechurch whenever sharing or talking about what’s going on at Boonton UMC related to anything stigma free.

And if you haven’t already, we invite you to
check out our Twitter that was launched October, 2018:
The Stigma Free Church @StigmaFreeUMC

Additionally, Pastor Donald created and utilized a 5-week RETHINK Addiction Curriculum for a small group setting. If interested in using this resource for your own organization or faith community, please email him at

For more helpful information on the Stigma Free Movement and what our specific county (Morris County) is doing to help spread this message, visit
There are events posted monthly and much more!

Also, consider taking the pledge to be stigma-free by going to