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Review of Health Minister Role Revision: The Health Ministry Education Committee is asking for those involved in Health Ministry to review and comment on the latest Health Minister Guidelines – The Health Minister Role: Guidelines and Foundational Curriculum Elements, Second Edition. This document will be available January 27 – February 25, 2017.  Please Download the Document, review, use the Comment Form to record your comment, and follow the instructions on the comment form to submit.  Please make sure to follow the guidelines listed in the comment form to submit your comments, so they may be considered. Thank You!

2017 Conference will be in Erlanger, KY – Check out our Upcoming Conference page for more information.

Update on Revision of Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition

The document, with revisions completed after public posting, was submitted to ANA this month (January).  The ANA Committee on Nursing Practice Standards will review the document the first week in February and either request changes or accept it and send it to the ANA Board of Directors for approval and printing. Watch here for updates in February.

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What is HMA?

A convergence of health promotion and religious beliefs.

The Health Ministries Association (HMA) encourages, supports and empowers leaders who integrate faith with the promotion of health and wholeness in local communities.

Our membership is made up of health ministers, faith community nurses, clergy, chaplains, faculty, and program leaders who have developed and provide health ministries in diverse faith communities.

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Latest News

Get Prepared for Great American SPIT Out – Feb. 23, 2017

This upcoming event sponsored by Quit Tobacco – is an educational campaign that encourages those who use chewing tobacco to quit for good.  Initially created for the U.S. military, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense, the resources and support around this event can assist you helping others make a commitment to quit tobacco […]


New Articles on Senior Living for Professionals

Check out these great new articles on Senior Living from  These can be great resources for working with the seniors and their families in your faith community. 5 Tips to Helping People with Alzheimer’s During an Emergency These Drugs May Cause Memory Loss Dementia Care Dos & Don’ts: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems