Community of Hope
Community of Hope
Community of Hope trains lay pastoral caregivers to provide a non-threatening, listening and compassionate presence to those in need. The mission of The Community of Hope is to create and sustain Christian communities of volunteer lay pastoral caregivers around the world. The Community of Hope is united in prayer, shaped by Benedictine spirituality and equipped for and serving in pastoral care ministries.
filed under Interfaith, Secular     tags Program Ideas
Standing Commission on Health 2009 Blue Book Report
Standing Commission on Health 2009 Blue Book Report
This document is the Standing Commission on Health's Report to the 2009 General Convention. It includes a summary of triennial activities and proposed resolutions.
Episcopal Veterans Fellowship
Episcopal Veterans Fellowship

We are a group of veterans and veteran advocates who seek to educate the Episcopal Church about the needs of veterans so that the church can partner with us to advocate for the interests of veterans and build a bridge of caring ministry to the veteran and military community. It is our view that the church can play a significant role in serving veterans and their families.

filed under Episcopal Websites     tags Veterans
Walk to (Anywhere)
Walk to (Anywhere)
Curriculum which introduces walking as both a Christian spiritual practice and a method for promoting good health. Program allows health ministers to both personalize and print learners' materials for groups large and small.
Sample Health Ministry Brochure
Sample Health Ministry Brochure
Debbie Ventura, Diocesan Liaison in the Diocese of West Virginia, was kind enough to share this sample of their health ministry brochure. We hope it inspires ideas for your own promotion of health ministry!
We Can! Ways To Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition
We Can! Ways To Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition

 We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. We Can! provides helpful information and dozens of valuable resources for your family, including tips, worksheets, and tools, all designed to help your family stay healthy.

Portion Plate
Portion Plate
From our friends at Episcopal Retirement Homes: The Portion Plate is a portion control dietary program that promotes a balanced, nutritional approach to meal planning. Recent scientific studies show that nearly 60% of Americans are overweight, and that one of the main reasons for this growing epidemic of obesity is that we simply eat too much food. To help curb that trend, Episcopal Retirement Homes’ (ERH) Parish Health Ministry is launching The Portion Plate program, which is customized for congregational use.
Flu.gov
Flu.gov
Provides comprehensive government-wide information on pandemic influenza and avian influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.
filed under Secular, Español     tags Disaster Preparedness, Flu
Good Grief Work
Good Grief Work
Booklet for use with those in the grieving process. Includes tools for emotional healing, Bible study, exercises, and advice for coping on holidays. Package of 5 booklets and one extensive bibliography.
Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence
Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence

Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence is a diverse coalition of denominations and groups working together to address America's gun violence epidemic.

filed under Interfaith     tags Violence, Guns, 2014 Conference