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What’s FaithHealth?

  FaithHealth improves health by getting people to the right door at the right time, ready to be treated, not alone. FaithHealth is dynamic partnerships between faith communities, health systems and other providers focused on improving health. The partnerships combine the caring strengths of congregations, the clinical expertise of health providers and a network of community […]

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June 13, FaithHealth Learning Forum

SAVE THE DATE Monday, June 13, 2016 Winston-Salem, North Carolina The Learning Forum is an introduction to the FaithHealth movement as it continues to take shape in North Carolina, and specifically through the Division of FaithHealth at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. This day-long event is designed for congregational, community and health leaders who want […]

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The Stakeholder Health Way

    Stakeholder Health is a voluntary movement of people working within hospital health systems across the United States who are addressing the underlying causes of poor health in their communities by strategically shifting existing resources and partnering with diverse stakeholders. The secretariat for SH is housed at Wake Forest Baptist Health. In a recently published article, […]

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Forsyth ID Program Launched

  ‘I’m not in the shadows any more’  ID program hugely popular on arrival in Forsyth County By Les Gura Over the past generation, the Hispanic population has soared in North Carolina. One of the biggest hurdles Hispanic immigrants have faced is a state law that bars residents who do not have proof of U.S. […]

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Salaam Comes to Salem

      By Gary Gunderson Religion can be the way we tell ourselves apart, who to not trust, sometimes even who to fear. It is a stiletto in the hands of those who wish division, who feed on fear. The very same faith can also—in the hands of mature and skilled leaders—can also be […]

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Mount Moriah Outreach Center focuses on whole body

          By Les Gura Slowly, people gathered Saturday morning on the porch of the Mount Moriah Outreach Center on Jefferson Street in Kernersville, an older building on a sprawling five acres. Volunteers (above) directed newcomers where to line up and park, and then directed them inside. In small groups, the visitors were […]

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Moravian Star Lighting, December 2

Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event, Wed., Dec. 2 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will hold its annual Moravian star lighting ceremony from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Wake Forest Baptist has shared its holiday spirit with the Winston-Salem community through the 31-foot Moravian star atop the Medical Center’s North Tower since 1992. […]

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The Home Team Advantage

      By Gary Gunderson Legendary football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame once said although his team prayed before every game, “I’ve found that prayers work best when you have big players.” Medicine is filled with images of sports. We speak of battling cancer, fighting back against injury, showing courage to the last […]

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FaithHealth in Davidson County Update

FaithHealth Transition Update And Introduction of New Personnel  Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church, 201 West 3rd Ave., Lexington, NC Sunday, November 22  at 2:00pm Join the FaithHealth community for important and exciting updates. Welcome and Invocation: Ray Howell, Senior Minister, First Baptist Church Update and Personnel Transitions: Lee Dukes, Director, Department of Pastoral Care, Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical […]

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