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Not Alone, FaithHealth Gaston

      An article in the Gaston Gazette highlights the recent efforts of Charlotte Lynch (left) and Lisa Marisiddaiah (right) as they reach out to a neighbor. Eighty-four-year-old Roger Minges suffers from Parkinson’s disease, and when his wife, and primary caretaker, suffered a stroke the two stepped into the vacuum to help him out. They […]

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FaithHealth-Gaston

    By Lisa Marisiddaiah Did you know that there are almost 800 faith communities in Gaston County filled with compassionate members? Imagine if even a small percentage of those were willing to partner with a community initiative. Not only to strengthen their own health ministries, but to reach beyond their own walls to help […]

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Dental Clinic Dates Announced

This just in from Jeremy Moseley: The North Carolina Dental Society announced the next two NC Missions of Mercy Clinic Dates. September 25-26th, 2015 / Gastonia, NC (L) Bethlehem Church 3100 Bethlehem Church St. Gastonia, NC 28056 October 16-17th, 2015 / Winston-Salem, NC (L) Fairgrounds Coliseum Annex 414 Deacon Blvd. Winston-Salem, NC 27105 To volunteer or more information go here. 

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Three Pound Thrill

      By Gary Gunderson You can learn a lot crawling on the floor with a nine-month old about how we humans learn. Charlie (okay, grandson “Charles Isaac Gunderson Wolfe”) approaches everything with hands-on curiosity—full-body tactile learning. He crawls into the toy box, doesn’t just select from it. So he learns fast, laughs a […]

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What Bubbles Taught Me About Prayer

        By Monica Banks Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is education to teach pastoral care to clergy and others. It’s the main method of training hospital and hospice chaplains and Spiritual Care Providers. My summer internship was spent in the ten-week CPE program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. After two weeks of orientation, […]

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Care Giver Training in McDowell

  “Care Giver” training is completely FREE Monday, September 21st 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. At the McDowell Hospital in Marion. No medical background is needed, just a compassionate, caring heart! And lunch will be provided. FaithHealthNC is a free service to all who live in McDowell County For more information, or to sign up for […]

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October 12 FaithHealth Learning Forum

    Rooms being held at the Hawthorne Inn till September 10.   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 […]

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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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