A Message of Unity

Getting Faith Leaders together to share a Message of Unity Jeneice Hall, MS, CHES HMA Director for Public Relations HMA's Director for Public Relations Jeneice Hall heard from her community that people needed a reminder of hope and caring for each other during COVID-19. She worked with faith leaders of various faith traditions to create [...]

A Message of Unity2021-01-04T15:51:01-05:00

My Daughter

by Julie Ruchniewicz, BSN, RN Faith Community Nurse, HMA Executive Director My daughter, Kelly, teaches fifth grade at a charter school in Chicago. Just like her colleagues across the country, she is educating her students via Zoom. In case you haven’t heard about it, Zoom is a virtual mode of communication, that (up until 8 [...]

My Daughter2020-12-18T15:54:02-05:00

FCN is Vaccine Trial Participant

By Guest Blogger Ruth Syre, MSN, RN-BC Faith Community Nurse As the vaccine roll out begins, I want to share my story. I am a study participant in the Pfizer vaccine trial. I had two shots, three weeks apart. I do not know if I had a placebo or the real thing. The first shot [...]

FCN is Vaccine Trial Participant2020-12-15T09:27:14-05:00

2020 the Year of the Nurse

Celebrating the Year of the Nurse The World Health Assembly designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. The American Nurses Association expanded the celebration to the entire month of May. Traditionally, May 6 is National Nurses Day, beginning a week of celebration, culminating on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. [...]

2020 the Year of the Nurse2020-12-12T11:47:21-05:00

Just Mail for God

by Guest Blogger Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Hatboro Baptist Church, Hatboro, PA is located on a main road in the borough. During the time that the church building has been closed for worship, members and friends have been meeting online for prayer time on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:45 – 7:30 PM. [...]

Just Mail for God2020-11-21T07:58:54-05:00

. . . Collaborating in Places of Worship – Webinar

To see our most current Zoominar check out the Zoominar flip box on the home page, or click here. The Religion Member Interest Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) in collaboration with Health Ministries Association is pleased to invite you to view this complimentary webinar. Health Ministry Teams, Faith Community Nurses and [...]

. . . Collaborating in Places of Worship – Webinar2021-01-13T12:10:22-05:00

Executive Director’s Message – November 2020

A Gift from Mickey I appreciate that this year’s holidays are going to be very different than what we have experienced in the past. We are most certainly grieving the loss of familiar celebrations with family and friends all gathered in one space. My personal hope is to be mindful and pay attention. Maybe, just [...]

Executive Director’s Message – November 20202020-11-14T14:30:00-05:00

Presidents Message November 2020

Thank You Thank you to all of you who attended our HMA annual membership meeting on October 29! It was a wonderful time of being together and having some time to simply catch up with friends we haven’t seen in a while. We heard how HMA has risen to the challenge of COVID-19 through resources, [...]

Presidents Message November 20202020-11-10T09:40:05-05:00

Almost Out of Energy

by Guest Blogger Marilyn Harris, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Psalm 34:8 O taste and see that the Lord is good; happy are those who take refuge in him. A child and his mother were behind me in the security line at the airport. At one point during the wait the child said to his mother: [...]

Almost Out of Energy2020-10-29T10:07:30-04:00

A Memorial in 2020

by Annemarie Rogers Halfpap I will begin by saying that my mother lived a very long and full life. She was born January 26, 1926 in Brighton, England. She lived through WWII, its aftermath and recovery. She was highly educated for a woman of the time, as a draftswoman, and later a drafting engineer. My [...]

A Memorial in 20202020-10-12T11:30:41-04:00
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