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Thank you to those that attended the 2021 HMA Virtual Conference!

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. . . . read more . . .

 

For the latest HMA information and upcoming events go to the Blog, News & Events page and Facebook

Health Ministries Association — People of Faith Working Together for Healthier Communities.

Spotlight

Racial Healing Circles with HMA – Dialogue circles will be brave spaces for us to honestly look at bias and racism, particularly related to health inequities, and how to be agents of healing.

New Guidance on the 3rd mRNA Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People | CDC

ANA Supports CDC’s Updated Guidance on Masks to Mitigate Impact of Delta Variant. The American Nurses Association (ANA) underscores the urgency to follow the science and evidence to swiftly mitigate the impact of the highly transmissible and contagious Delta variant that is stalling our nation’s efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. ANA continues to implore all health care professionals and the public to follow the science, adhere to the latest guidance of public health officials, and get vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Latest HMA Posts

Check out this podcast featuring Marlene Feagen. Marlene discusses her journey in Faith Community Nursing and the importance of community.

EP 16 – Marlene Feagan, Health Ministries/Faith Community Nursing Coordinator – CareHero Podcast

Faith Community Nurses Statement regarding Faith Communities and Faith Community Nurses (FCN) answering the call to serve our communities during the global COVID-19 Pandemic

Check out our latest Blogs below!

HMA Announcements

End Opiod Abuse In Our Communities – Join HMA Board Member Gail Willingham-Thornton for this important  Zoom Workshop. December 4, at 10am PST (Meeting ID 2789036715, Passcode 512020). Sponsored by St Matthew Christian Church and The American Heart Association.


The United Nations Food Systems Summit, happening in 2021, is a global effort to raise awareness of the importance of creating food systems that are nutritious, sustainable, equitable, and resilient. As part of this effort, the UN is hoping to engage as much of civil society as possible, and asking for everyone to submit a 1-minute video answering the question, “What does good food mean to you?”

The Faith + Food Coalition convened by the Center for Earth Ethics is participating in this activity, and we ask you to participate as well. Here is my video. Now it’s your turn. What does good food mean to you?
I’m also hoping we can connect this to a campaign to educate our elected officials about what good food means to us and why it’s important to pass national climate and agricultural policies.
Join us!
 

Herd Immunity and the Beloved Community, co-hosted by CUNY SPH’s NY Vaccine Literacy Campaign and Interfaith Public Health Network.

You can view the full recording of the event on CUNY SPH’s YouTube channel. Co-hosts and co-sponsors are recognized in the video description.


VIRTUAL COURSES through Wesley Theological Seminary’s and more! Go to the Members Educational Offerings page (under Resources) for more information.


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  • Choose a charitable organization (Health Ministries Association) to receive donations, select your charity.

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Are available, visit our Become a Member page for more information!

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