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Getting Started

There are many ways to organize and structure health ministries or health promoting programs in your congregation.  Below are some resources to help you get started on the journey.

Agents of Healing Workshop

The Center offers an 8 hour Health Ministry Development Workshop called Agents of Healing (Agents of Healing Brochure Template)  We are happy to plan a workshop for your congregation or for a group of congregations in your area or in your denomination or religious group. The training is interfaith in its approach. Contact us to schedule a workshop.

Check out testimonials on the workshop:
Shiloh Letter of Thanks

Tools and Tips

There are many good tools available that detail steps for starting a health ministry or program. We have listed additional resources below.

The Church Health Center

The Church Health Center in Memphis publishes a quarterly magazine that has great articles, interviews and ideas for faith and health.

Jewish Child and Family Services

Jewish Child and Family Services offers conferences, workshops and continuing education for the Jewish community on various health topics.

Living Abundantly Ministries

Living Abundantly Ministries develops wellness programs for church small groups that make the connection between the health of our spirit, body, mind and community. For Christian congregations.

A joint project of Advocate Health Care & the OCEAN-HP at the University of Illinois at Chicago.