ECHO: Empowering Church Healthcare Outreach
ECHO: Empowering Church Healthcare Outreach
The mission of ECHO is to empower churches to marshal volunteer and financial resources in developing 10,000 nonprofit healthcare clinics by the year 2030 that provide a quality medical home for 20 million of America's financially struggling and their families. ECHO consulting services are provided at no cost to churches that are willing to commit to launching a clinic to serve their community’s financially struggling men, women, and children.
filed under Interfaith     tags Health Care, Social Justice
CareNotes
CareNotes
Publishers of CareNotes and other support literature that bring messages of hope and compassion to those in need. For example, the booklet "When Alzheimer 'Steals' the Loved One You Know" provides a framework for families dealing with the loss of their relationship with their loved one. Also available: 'How a Parish Nurse Can Help'.
filed under Handouts, Español     tags Program Ideas
Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing
Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing

In October 2011 the International Parish Nurse Resource Center joined in ministry with the Church Health Center. The Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing now operates under the department of Faith Community Outreach, a department at the Church Health Center.

2009 Resolution AO77: Episcopal Health Ministries
2009 Resolution AO77: Episcopal Health Ministries
Resolution AO77 urges congregations to explore and implement health ministry by 2012 and to raise awareness of health ministries and promote the understanding that health includes body, mind and spirit. This download provides the full resolution and explanation passed by General Convention. This can be an excellent starting point for approaching a rector or vestry with the concept of health ministry.
National Family Caregiver Support Program
National Family Caregiver Support Program
Funded by the federal Older Americans Act, Title III E, helps persons any age who serve as unpaid caregivers for persons sixty or older. The goal of this program is to relieve the emotional, physical, and financial hardships of providing continual care.
filed under Secular     tags Aging, Caregiver
The Assembly of Episcopal Healthcare Chaplains (AEHC)
The Assembly of Episcopal Healthcare Chaplains (AEHC)
The organization's title represents the Episcopal Church's long standing tradition of ministry in hospitals. At the time of the Assembly's founding the church through its dioceses and parishes established and supported hundreds of hospitals throughout the nation. And although the number of hospitals identified as "Episcopal" had been substantially reduced, hundreds of Episcopal chaplains and other pastoral ministers continue to represent the Church in its ministry to those who suffer in mind, body or spirit.
filed under Episcopal Websites     tags Health Care
An Order of Worship  for the Evening
An Order of Worship for the Evening
This service was developed for NEHM's 2009 Seasons of Health Ministry conference. This service opened the conference at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Omaha, Nebraska on April 16, 2009. It's an inspirational blend of scriptural references and modern media accounts addressing health issues.
Older Adult Ministries of The Episcopal Church
Older Adult Ministries of The Episcopal Church
  • How do we recognize, honor, and utilize the experience, wisdom, and gifts of  "older" adults?
  • How do we develop ministries that integrate and weave multiple generations together spiritually?
  • How do we cultivate Christ's message of hope and service for older adults, families, and their caregivers?
  • How do we examine, explore, and create innovative and contemporary liturgical, spiritual, and service ministries by, with, and for all generations in the Body of Christ?

This website includes the wonderful resource 'Aging is Changing' available as a free download.

Episcopal Retirement Homes (ERH) Parish Health Ministry
Episcopal Retirement Homes (ERH) Parish Health Ministry

ERH enriches the lives of older adults in a person-centered, innovative and spiritually-based way. ERH is dedicated to continuing the healing ministry of Jesus by empowering individuals to move toward improved health of their body, mind, and spirit through the promotion of health and wholeness within Episcopal Retirement communities, partnering congregations, and the communities they serve.

filed under Episcopal Websites     tags Aging, Parish Nursing
Healthcare.gov
Healthcare.gov

Healthcare.gov has changed to help you get ready for the launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace on October 1. Answer a few questions to learn about qualifying for lower costs.

Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace & your new coverage options.