President’s Message May 2022

New Year, New Commitment Denise Viker, BSN, RN - President of Health Ministries Association Board of Directors There is so much going on in the world, yet it is hard to know what to say. We stand with those who are under attack in their home country of Ukraine and with those who have fled seeking [...]

President’s Message May 20222022-05-25T12:56:39-04:00

President’s Message January 2022

New Year, New Commitment Denise Viker, BSN, RN - President of Health Ministries Association Board of Directors “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” Vince Lombardi Here’s a true/false quiz: Denise’s family owns a piece of the Green Bay Packers True or [...]

President’s Message January 20222022-02-24T14:37:26-05:00

President’s Message August 2021

What I Learned from Watching the Olympics and the Impact for HMA Denise Viker, BSN, RN - President of Health Ministries Association Board of Directors If you know me at all, you know that I am not an athlete but I am a passionate spectator! I enjoy watching many sports- professional, amateur, and most of all, [...]

President’s Message August 20212022-02-24T14:30:52-05:00

President’s Message May 2021

Denise Viker, BSN, RN - President of Health Ministries Association Board of Directors An especially important part of Health Ministry Association is our communication with each other. One of the reasons I serve on the board is my firm belief that we do our best when we are engaged in honest, open discussions. Jen Hall submitted her resignation [...]

President’s Message May 20212022-02-24T14:21:47-05:00

President’s Message March 2021

Survey Said . . .  Denise Viker, BSN, RN - President of Health Ministries Association Board of Directors At the beginning of last summer, the executive committee of HMA surveyed our membership with the goal of finding out what people wanted from the association. We were three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we had postponed our [...]

President’s Message March 20212021-03-10T10:43:13-05:00

Presidents Message January 2021

Leadership in a Time of Pandemic  Denise Viker, BSN, RN - Before being elected to the Board of HMA, I said that I wanted to see the organization become more innovative in working with our membership. Well, 2020 certainly granted that opportunity with our pivot to Zoominars and a virtual annual meeting. Kaul, Shah, and El-Serong [...]

Presidents Message January 20212021-01-14T17:51:50-05:00

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

President’s Message September 2020

Autumn Approaches As autumn approaches in this long, hard year, perhaps we look forward to new things. The beauty of trees full of colorful leaves, for example. Or here in the desert Southwest, we hope for an end to our long, very hot and dry summer. Or maybe new or renewed programs in your health [...]

President’s Message September 20202020-09-14T14:59:30-04:00

President’s Message July 2020

PIECES OF PEACE In these confusing, painful, anxious times… a few nuggets of peace to nourish the faith, joy, and beauty within…. Peace, Shalom, Sala’am, Rev. Karen MacDonald, M.Div. President, Health Ministries Association May the Creator give you eyes to see the new creation springing forth— May Christ give you ears to hear the laughter of [...]

President’s Message July 20202020-08-21T09:29:22-04:00

Statement from HMA Board President and Board Member

TRYING TIMES To put it simplistically, these are trying times. We were already dealing, physically and emotionally, with a global pandemic that’s claimed more than 105,000 lives in the United States, and more than 375,000 lives around the world.  It’s upended life as we know it and thrown so many of us into grief. Now [...]

Statement from HMA Board President and Board Member2020-06-09T09:18:34-04:00
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