People of Faith Working Together for Healthier Communities.


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

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

Update: HMA extends a sincere “Thank you” to everyone who submitted a Comment Form during the 30-day Public Posting of the draft edition of the Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards, 3rd Edition.  These comments are being reviewed and fully considered by all members of the work group in their process of revising the draft to develop the final document to be submitted to ANA for approval and printing.

Group Memberships

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ANCC Website

Check out the latest news on the Faith Community Nursing Certification Through Portfolio Process by visiting the ANCC Website

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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Temple University Collaborative: FREE 2017 Activity Calendar Download

It’s January 2017! You know what that means. Resolutions! The time when many people think about goals for the upcoming year. Many people have health & wellness goals at the beginning of the year but end up less motivated as the year goes by. You know how it is, gyms are full the second week […]


2017 Tips Campaign

Key Message: Smoking causes immediate damage to your body, which can lead to long-term health problems. What are those health problems? Cancer (lung, throat, head and neck, colorectal) Heart disease Stroke COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Gum disease Preterm birth HIV (human immunodefi ciency virus) Dual use (the current use of both cigarettes and electronic […]