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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 a dynamic partnership between faith communities, health systems and other health care providers focused on improving health. The partnerships are built on webs of trust. They combine the caring strengths of congregations, the […]

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2015 Litzinger Lecture, October 23

SAVE THE DATE! Ministry, Resiliency, & the Inner Life: Voices from the Field Friday, October 23, 2015 2:00p.m. Our Panel Members: Rev. Peggy Haymes, M.Div., Haymes Counseling, Winston-Salem, NC. Peggy is a graduate of Furman University, Southeastern Seminary and Wake Forest University.  She is an ordained Baptist minister.  Peggy completed a year’s residency in Pastoral Care and […]

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Grace Clinic in Winston-Salem seeks volunteers

Seeking compassionate medical professionals, especially clinicians, nurses, psychiatrists, and health coaches. The clinic is in need of volunteers to help provide compassionate health care on the 3rd Saturday of each month. New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1535 E 15th St, Winston-Salem, NC Grace clinic is a holistic health care clinic set up at New Light […]

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Mocksville church gives rides for health

  By Les Gura In this small community church volunteers give the gift of transportation Not long after Rev. Sam Lewis (below right) received his first pastoral assignment last year to Oak Grove United Methodist Church in Mocksville, N.C., he realized the smaller church needed to challenge itself to become more engaged in the community. He […]

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Powerful Tools for Caregivers: 6-Week Class

  Tuesdays, Sept. 15-Oct. 20, 2015, 10 am-noon  Trinity Glen, 849 Waterworks Road, Winston-Salem 27101 Caring for an older relative or friend with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide you with the tools you […]

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Rachel Revelle

It’s the Love Song We Need

      By  Rachel Revelle Only in our doing can we grasp you. Only with our hands can we illumine you. The mind is but a visitor: It thinks us out of our world.   Each mind fabricates itself. We sense its limits, for we have made them. And just when we would flee […]

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FaithHealth Learning Forum, October 12

  Monday, October 12, 2015 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 to learn […]

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Angela Chavis on Bread for Life

        Angela Chavis is an Associate Minister at the Cathedral of HIS Glory in Greensboro, N.C.. She is also a student at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. She recently wrote a post for the school’s blog. Chavis says that after a year of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) she chose to spend […]

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A Blue Zone in California

          By Tom Peterson A recent article in the Los Angeles Times asks why residents of Loma Linda, California, live longer than the rest of us. Of course, writer Mary MacVean goes on to tell us: It has mostly to do with the presence of health-conscious Seventh Day Adventists, who make up about one-third […]

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FaithHealth Learning Forum, October

Save the Date FaithHealth Ministries to host a Learning Forum October 11-12, 2015 Join with us in a learning community that shares and explores groundbreaking work in bridging the gap between health care and the community to help our most vulnerable populations. Topics will include, and are not limited to, faith partnerships, community agency engagement, and […]

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AHEC supports Supporters of Health

    More Supporters of Health are on the way! The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Division of FaithHealth Ministries has partnered with NW AHEC (Area Health Education Centers) to develop and offer training for more Supporters of Health. The success of the current Supporters has created interest in developing more formalized training for others who […]

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