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.

Moving Forward with Action, Balance and Clarity


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Latest HMA Posts

The HMA Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice Revision, 2023 is currently underway with committee selection for the work group now in process.

The initial work group members are:

  • Nancy Romanchek
  • Denise Viker
  • Cari Moodie
  • Julie Ruchniewicz
  • Amy Armanious

The initial work group members have been meeting since March for strategic planning and to review ANA and HMA policies to ensure adherence to workgroup constituency compliance considerations.

Interviews are currently being scheduled for selection of additional work group participants, who are active HMA members with at least 2 years of membership, to complete the work group committee formation. Next steps include compiling the signed agreement forms from selected new work group participants.

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Romanchek, MPH, BSN, RN, CHPN

Muslim Faith Community Nurse

HMA Announcements

VIRTUAL COURSES through Wesley Theological Seminary’s Summer 2023

To register for the upcoming online certificate, please click on the following direct link:


  • Other scholarship are available and listed on the online health minister certificate registration form.
  • If you have a special need or consideration regarding a certificate scholarship, please e-mail Tom Pruski @ tpruski@wesleyseminary.edu

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