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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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Profile: Rev. Ginny Tobiassen

  Helping people share their vulnerability and their story By Les Gura Of all the stories Rev. Ginny Tobiassen has heard in the hospital, there is one opening sentence she remembers best: “The day I was diagnosed, it snowed all day.’’ To Tobiassen, associate pastor of Home Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, it sounded like the […]

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Profile: Rabbi Mark Strauss-Cohn

      How pastoral care heals ‘body and soul’ By Les Gura As a student at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Rabbi Mark Strauss-Cohn spent many hours in a hospital for a required clinical pastoral education, CPE, course. He and five fellow students would spend hours in the hospital, and then even more hours […]

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Friday: Clergy Conversation and Breakfast

  Friday, October 30, 2015 · 9:00 am-10:00 am Hubbard Learning Center, Paul Sticht Center, Ground Floor Clergy are warmly invited to conversation and Continental breakfast. Two Topics from the Division of FaithHealth Ministries of Wake Forest Baptist Health:   “Mental Health Resources for Clergy” Rev. Bryan Hatcher, M.Div., MSW, LCSW, Chief Operating Officer, CareNet, Inc.   “How […]

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2015 Litzinger Lecture, Friday, October 23

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 Counseling in NCBH […]

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Walk to Stop Bullying

            5th Annual School & Community Walk to Stop Bullying Begin a chain reaction of kindness by joining us on Saturday, Oct. 10, 8 a.m. at BB&T Ballpark (Home of the Dash). In recognition of National Bully Awareness Month Register online or on site. Bring “Change for a Change!” to support the NC Chapter […]

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New Light, New Clinic in W-S

      An article in The Chronicle features the new clinic that opened September 19 in Winston-Salem. Located in the New Light Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. Sam Hickerson is pastor, the clinic will be open every third Saturday. The article highlights that the effort is all about people: Jeff Williamson, a internal medicine doctor […]

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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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