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2017 Litzinger Lecture: Hospitality as “Place-Making” for Self and Others

Rev. Tacuma Johnson & Rev. Maria Teresa Jones “Hospitality as ‘Place-Making’ for Self and Others” Friday, October 27 at 2 pm Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Commons Conference Rooms RSVP to Karen Kimbrell at kkimbrel@wakehealth.edu   Please join us as we hear Rev. Tacuma Johnson and Chaplain Maria Jones share their wisdom on hospitality and spiritual […]

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The new look of CareNet: CareNetNC.org

        CareNet has a new website! Click HERE to visit.   A statewide network of counselors Started in 1972, CareNet Counseling has a rich history of trusted and effective care. as a nonprofit mental health counseling. Today, the 32 CareNet counseling centers across North Carolina provide care to people in 80 counties and […]

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Agency and the Serenity Prayer

By Francis Rivers God, give me grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to change the things which should be changed, and the Wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. Living one day at a time, Enjoying one moment at a time, Accepting hardship as a pathway to peace, Taking, as Jesus […]

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NC Way Partnerships

  Read the Full Article HERE. By Tom Peterson The article “The North Carolina Way: emerging healthcare system and faith community partnership” by Teresa Cutts and Gary Gunderson was recently published in Taylor & Francis in Development in Practice. The article notes that U.S. healthcare policy emphasizes partnerships between healthcare systems and community organizations in […]

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Seminar: “Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times”

  Mondays from 5:30-7 October 16 and November 20. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Campus Humans have a remarkable healing wisdom innate within our very bodies.  Learning how to utilize this wisdom by understanding the brain science and how to regulate our responses to stress and trauma can reduce the long-term negative effects caused by […]

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Webinar: First-responder chaplain connects hospital/community needs

  Join Rev. Glenn Davis and Sheriff William Schatzman. Gary Gunderson will host Wednesday, October 11 12 noon Eastern Time  A Stakeholder Health Webinar   Register HERE! What happens when you truly connect the work of a health system with that of first responders in the community? This is the question being tested at Wake Forest […]

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Next FaithHealth Learning Forum, Oct. 23

Monday, October 23, 2017 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Wake Forest Biotech Place, Winston-Salem, North Carolina The Learning Forum will introduce you to the FaithHealth movement in North Carolina. It is designed for congregational, community and health leaders. Explore with us what we are learning, how to adapt national Stakeholder Health models to your specific […]

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Robeson County Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network

  (Rev. William Gentry, left, and the Care Connections Transportation Ministry under Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network.)   By Melanie Raskin Rev. Dean Carter, Coordinator of the Department of Pastoral Care, and a small interdisciplinary team were doing something amazing. They were working together to change how palliative care was done at Southeastern Health […]

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