Past Events


Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Trustworthy?

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Trustworthy: A Biblical Discussion About Science

Join a special COVID-19 vaccine symposium presented by the North American Division. Healthcare professionals, communication experts, and church theologians will talk about how the Bible and science interconnect, helping attendees make well-informed decisions about getting the vaccine.

Send in your questions now! Email for the Q&A section of the program.

View live on:

Visit for more information on the symposium and other COVID-19 resources.

Time:  4:00 – 6:30 pm, Eastern



Dispelling the Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

In this presentation we will focus on:

  • The historical perspective of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) in minority populations.  Myths versus Truth!
  • The disproportionately higher incidence of AD in the African American population and “why.”
  • Is it simple forgetfulness or cognitive impairment? What’s the difference?
  • What’s happening with the brain as neurons suffer with buildup of plaque?
  • Understanding and responding to Dementia related behaviors:  helpful tips for caregivers.
  • After the diagnosis then what? A legal perspective, through the journey.
  • The role of the nurse, community, and church from a social perspective.

Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm, EDT

1.0 contact hours provided for nurses.

FREE registration is now open.


Nurse’s Sabbath

Syracuse, New York
Joan Payne RN,NP Health Ministries Leader

Join us live online for the 11:00 am Divine Worship Hour as we honor nurses, nurse’s aides and nursing students for their dedication to serving during times of illness and need.

Guest Speaker:  Lynn Ortel, RN, Licensed Certified Professional Counselor

Special Blessing of the Hands for nurses by Pastor Michael Ortel.  Please have olive oil available for anointing of hands.

Watch live via Facebook or Zoom.  Visit the Westvale Church website for links to join.


04/23/2021 – 04/29/2021

Next Level Health

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Cassie Matchim Hernandez

Next Level Health is a seven part virtual series from It Is Written. It is being used by hundreds of churches around the country as a part of ACTS 20:21, It Is Written’s full-cycle evangelism program for 2021. This is just one series of several offered by It Is Written this year and designed to help church members connect with people in their local communities and prepare them for a full evangelistic series later this year.

Program Schedule

April 23, 2021 7pm ET
April 24, 2021 7pm ET
April 25, 2021 7pm ET
April 26, 2021 7pm ET
April 27, 2021 7pm ET
April 28, 2021 7pm ET
April 29, 2021 7pm ET

All recordings will be available on demand at



Save the Date: Joy of Eating Club


Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Dietary Guidelines for Americans – Are They Worth the Trouble?

Every five years the United States releases Dietary Guidelines for Americans for the purpose of promoting health and preventing disease.  But is there value in this process?  Don’t we already know enough about nutrition?  In this webinar we will learn about the process involved, what the Guidelines mean, and how they can be beneficial for ministry.
Date:  Thursday, April 1, 2021
Time:  4:00 – 5:30 pm, EST

Dr. Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH, Loma Linda University School of Public Health
Margarete Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM


Plant-Based Cook-Along

Lakeport, California
Gemalli Austin

Our program is promoting healthy eating among our Adventist members and non-Adventist friends on the last Sunday of the month. For the recipe and ingredients check Facebook link above (@lakeportsda).

Time:  1:00-2:30 PM, PST


Making Peace with Carbohydrates

Join us for the 2nd online meeting of The Joy of Eating Club!  Carbohydrates are largely misunderstood and become the target of numerous fad diet plans. In this session we will consider what our body does with carbs, which ones have health benefits, and how to identify the good, bad, and ugly. We’ll also work on SMART goals to apply the principles we learn.

Enjoy practical culinary tips and an exciting cooking demo featuring a delicious and nutritious recipe to inspire you in this journey.

Date:  Thursday, March 18, 2021

Time:  4:00 – 5:30 pm, EST

03/07/2021 – 04/15/2021

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course

Kathleen Coleman

Dates:  March 7 – April 15, 2021

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 Thursday evenings for a total of 36.5 contact hours.  Students must attend all sessions in order to receive credit for completion.  Visit the Foundations Course page for more information.

Learn More or Register Now.


Loving Your Neighborhood: COVID-19 Vaccines

This live webinar will consider the current science about the COVID-19 vaccine, resources available to the Howard County community, correct misinformation, and consider perspective on the human response to the pandemic.  We will also hear from medical professionals about their personal choices.

Date:  Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Time:  7:00 pm, EST

Attendees must register to join via Zoom or can watch the livestream via Facebook or YouTube.  Click here to register.


  • Maxine Charles, Nurse Practitioner
  • Dr. Wilbur Chen, Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Ronda Jones, Maryland Masonic Homes
  • Dr. Nia Leak, Physician, Howard County General Hospital
  • Dr. E. Albert Reece, Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Dr. Maura J. Rossman, Health Officer, Howard County Government
  • Pastor Gary Wimbish, Columbia Community Center
  • Moderator:  Pastor Debbie Rivera, Ellicott City Church