Past Events

09/18/2022 – 09/25/2022

Made to Move Challenge Virtual 5k

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Details coming soon!

08/26/2022 – 08/27/2022

Virtual Mental Health Emphasis Weekend

Marjorie Belizaire
240-856-6410
marjoriebelizaire@nadadventist.org
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This is a virtual mental  health weekend. We will have a spiritual weekend and hear remarks from professionals in the field to let them know that mental health is an important dimension of health and that it also is an important component affecting the other dimensions of health.  There will be a Q&A session for attendees to interact directly with the professionals. Ultimately, we want them to know that Don’t worry–help is on the way with Jesus!!!

Program begins Friday evening, August 26, and continues through Sabbath afternoon, August 27.

Sponsored by the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

08/08/2022 – 09/18/2022

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course

Joan Payne
315-430-1378
jpayne003@twcny.rr.com
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Dates:  August 8 – September 18, 2022

Time: Varies.  Visit the Foundations Course page for details

Format:  Online/Virtual through Zoom

Cost:  $335 per person

Faith Community Nurses (FCNs) provide intentional care to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of individuals and communities. This five-week virtual/online course utilizes the 2019 Foundations of Faith Community Nursing curriculum to help nurses of any faith or spiritual community to provide information to promote wellness, healing, health promotion, and disease prevention and lifestyle management.

This course will meet on Sunday and Wednesday evenings for a total of 40.5 contact hours.  Students must attend all sessions in order to receive credit for completion.  Visit the Foundations Course page for more information.

 

08/07/2022 – 08/19/2022

Mountain View Conference Wellness Camp 2022

Huttonsville, West Virginia
Valerie Morikone
304-422-4581
ValerieM@mvcsda.org
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The Mountain View Conference Wellness Camp 2022 (August 7 – August 19, 2022) 10-day residential lifestyle experience in health speaks to our commitment to assist individuals in their journey to wholeness. We seek to educate and encourage all to live Christ-filled lives through the spiritual, mental and physical. We support the NAD’s mission by bringing physical, mental, spiritual and social wellbeing to our communities. We focus on the individuals well-being and meet their needs by bringing them into a space where they can solely focus on their health

Program Includes:

  • Lectures/Seminars
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Goal setting
  • Massage
  • Worship
  • Walking/ Exercise
  • Sunning/ Pool
  • Lab Analysis
  • On-site Medical Professionals

07/23/2022

Health Sabbath 2022

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Health is a necessity for all of us.  Plan a special focus day at your local church so you can encourage everyone to take care of their mind, body, and spirit.  Visit the Health Emphasis Sabbaths page for details and resources.

07/09/2022

Developing Mental Health Ministry In Your Church

Decatur, Georgia
Rosemary Graham
404-372-6268
rgraham@sacsda.org
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Mental health is not only a component of Health Ministries, but the life of the church.  Mental health is health.  With the onset of the pandemic, there has been an increase in depression and anxiety.  People are stressed, languishing and dealing with overwhelming grief.  Mental health is a crisis globally. Statistics show that people will go to clergy and the church first before a clinical practitioner.

This webinar will provide training for members who are interested to walk alongside people with mental illness to provide support, love and hope.  They will learn to dispel the myths of mental illness, get a team to help plan support services, train volunteers, conduct small groups, schedule events for the community (mental health fair), and use book club and studies as a format for evangelism.

This webinar is presented by Dr. Cheryl Simmons, Chaplain and Author, and Rosemary Graham, South Atlantic Conference Disabilities Ministries Director and Certified Mental Health Coach.

Saturday, July 9th at 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. This event is virtual.

How to Join via Zoom

Webinar ID:  916 4167 5238

Passcode:  373265

Sponsored by South Atlantic Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

05/07/2022

Health Professionals’ Sabbath

Union Springs, New York
Joan Payne
315-430-1378
jpayne003@twcny.rr.com
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This event is to not only honor nurses but all health professional.  National Nurses week is the beginning of May along  with National Hospital Week so all health professionals will be honored as they have all been working very hard during the COVID pandemic. Health Ministries is the right arm of the gospel so it is very fitting to let health professionals know they are valued and appreciated.

10 am Sabbath School
11 am Church Service

Sponsored by the New York Conference Faith Community Nursing.

04/19/2022

Hospice vs Palliative Care in 2022

Betsy Johnson
bajohnson82@yahoo.com
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Presenter

Gwendolynn Ware Harrell is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of Hospice and Palliative Care experience in both the acute care setting and home environment.  She has coauthored a book chapter on Cultural Perspectives at End of Life for hospital medicine publication.  She is currently a Nurse Manager of General and Specialty Surgery at The Emory Clinic.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the difference between Hospice and Palliative Care
  2. Identify 3 Medicare Hospice Eligibility Criteria.
  3. Identify services covered by Hospice under the Medicare benefit.
  4. Discuss barriers to electing Hospice Benefit in the Christian community.

1.0 Contact hours for nurses provided through Adventist HealthCare

04/02/2022

Mental Wellness Sabbath 2022

health@nadadventist.org
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For 2022, NAD Health Ministries will focus on MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS.  Mental Health Sabbath will occur during the virtual Mental Health Summit.  A sermon will be provided to include within your church’s usual program.  We encourage churches to also register for the Summit and attend the special trainings that will be offered from Thursday through Sunday.

Plan to bring your church and community together for this special emphasis on what is God’s original plan for our minds, and how He can renew health to our minds.

03/31/2022 – 04/03/2022

RESTORED: Mental Health Summit

health@nadadventist.org
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Mental Health needs have grown increasingly among all population groups, especially during the pandemic.  Join us for this online, virtual Summit to discuss the opportunities available for ministry.  Continuing education will also be provided for health professionals.  Click the website link above for details.