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Outside Chaplains help those in great need

Taking chaplaincy outside the hospital walls By Les Gura Rev. Graylin Carlton worked with homeless people for years as evening supervisor at the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission. Since becoming a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) resident with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, he’s finding a new and just-as-rewarding way to connect with the homeless. Carlton, is pictured (on […]

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Key health numbers at El Buen Pastor fair

    By Les Gura A health fair in January at El Buen Pastor Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem attracted a diverse crowd of Latino residents for free screenings. Fredy Ramirez left little doubt why he attended the “Know Your Numbers” fair at El Buen Pastor Presbyterian Church with his wife and four young daughters. He […]

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Got Plans: Compassionate care for end of life

    By Keith Stirewalt Hospice & Palliative CareCenter, Novant Health, Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care, and Wake Forest Baptist Health have come together to promote a common cause in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The Community Partnership for Compassionate Care (formerly known as the Community Partnership for End of Life Care) is […]

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Humane acts and healing

      By Gary Gunderson  We humans are a broken and fragile lot. The only way we have spread from Africa into every hill and meadow on this spinning world is because we learned to help and heal each other. Other species are tougher and more savage. It’s often hard to remember amid world […]

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Mother’s Day Offering 2016

Gifts to the Mother’s Day Offering and the care of Wake Forest Baptist Health had a tremendous impact on the road to healing for the Grant family, Rev. Steven Ashley and Diane Dixon. Josh and Gina Grant’s financial burden after a life changing surgical procedure on their new born daughter Stella, was relieved because of […]

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Second FaithAction ID drive: April 8

  (Volunteer training: April 1, 10 am- 12. To volunteer contact Enrique Cantana 336-618-1734.) The second FaithAction ID drive and the second issuance in Forsyth County will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Southeast Plaza, 3065 Waughtown St., Winston-Salem. Doors will open at 9 am. Applicants must attend a required orientation session at 10 am or at 1 pm. Applicants must provide: Photo […]

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Soul Shop: Ministering to Suicidal Desperation

April 12–Mount Airy April 14–Mocksville April 19–Kernersville April 21–Winston-Salem   In an effort to stem the rising tide of suicide in the area, CareNet counseling is bringing Soul Shop to our community. Soul Shop is a suicide prevention training program and includes a daylong training session specially designed to train church leaders, clergy, program staff, […]

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4th Annual MACHE Bowl focuses on diabetes

    The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity (MACHE) is holding the 4th annual interdisciplinary student health care competition on March 19, 2016. Students from Appalachian State University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University, collaborate to address a health care case in […]

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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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