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Is Your Congregation a Partner of FaithHealthNC?

      These 32 organizations have joined with FaithHealthNC. To learn how your group can get involved, contact info@faithhealthnc.org Dugspur, VA Pine Grove Baptist Church Hamptonville Brier Creek Baptist Association Jefferson Ashe Baptist Association King Trinity United Methodist Church Lexington Bethesda United Methodist Church Brooks Temple United Methodist Church Fairmont Presbyterian Church First Baptist Church […]

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Free Congregational Mental Health Literacy Resource

        CareNet provides wellness opportunities, education, and counseling services to clergy and congregations across the state of North Carolina. This year, CareNet will provide approximately 40,000 hours of counseling services to people of faith in state state. They have developed formal and cooperative relationships as faith-integrated behavioral health providers with five denominations […]

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On the Edge

      By Jay Foster The Davis Memorial Chapel, built in 1960, is an architectural gem in the medical center. The site was chosen for the central location between the medical school to the North and the hospital to the South. And the money and effort and time donated for the chapel was for […]

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Jeremy Mosley, Invisible Hero

          By Teresa Cutts Jeremy Moseley is an invisible hero. Who is this guy and what exactly is an invisible hero? Well, Jeremy is a young, rising executive (promoted as Wake Forest Medical Center’s new Project Administrator of Community Engagement). He doesn’t exactly fit the usual corporate mold. Don’t assume he […]

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Addressing Breast Cancer in Memphis

PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill features a partnership between congregations, Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, the Susan B. Komen foundation and the West Clinic. The goal: early detection for breast cancer among African-American women—and saved lives. Says Ifill: According to research published this April in “The Journal of Cancer Epidemiology,” the rate of breast cancer deaths for […]

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Lexington Area Chamber of Commerce and FaithHealth

            By John Lambert The Lexington community is taking the FaithHealth initiative in a new, exciting direction. In its first year, the initiative made significant progress in building participation of churches and connecting volunteers help take care of one another’s health care needs in conjunction with Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington […]

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Supports of Health in Winston-Salem

The Fabulous Four Supports of Health: Vernita Frasier, Mary Dendy, Pecola Blackburn and Annika Archie. Jeremy Moseley, manager, in the middle. As a strategy to wage life in Winston-Salem, FaithHealthNC has innovated a unique partnership.  It’s between the FaithHealth Division of Wake Forest Medical Center, the hospital’s environmental and the “care transitions” clinical team. Annika […]

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North Star Faith Health Network, Rockingham

The North Star Faith Health Network met Monday night to develop strategy to align health assets in Rockingham County. This effort, with leadership from Ashley Cooper and Jennifer Nixon, is exploring models for working with faith communities. It emerged independently around the same time with FaithHealthNC, with similar values. People at the gathering represented groups […]

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Why Should the Business Community Care?

Rev. Ray Howell, senior minister at First Baptist Church, Lexington, asks why should the business community care about FaithHealthNC? In an article, An Idea Whose Time Has Come, in the Lexington Dispatch, Howell answers his own question: first of all, it’s wellness. With most disease being preventable, Howell says “the best way to deal with […]

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