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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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AppFaithHealth & Watauga Medical Center: God Is in the Details

            By Melanie Raskin Watauga County-based AppFaithHealth serves a diverse population that includes Appalachian State University, the town of Boone and mountain communities along the North Carolina/Tennessee border. But the diversity is more than just regional, says Melanie Childers, Director of Pastoral Care at Watauga Medical Center (pictured above). “While […]

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Three Baptist groups team up to improve rural health

  Three statewide Baptist organizations are taking a different approach by teaming up to combat some of the region’s health challenges Photo: Leland Kerr and Anita Holmes By Les Gura By nearly every economic measure — household income, employment, average wage — northeast North Carolina lags behind the rest of the state. Combine that with […]

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FaithHealth-Gaston’s work with seniors featured in Gaston Gazette

What happens when you’re discharged from the hospital and have no one to support you and no way to get to your next appointment? The Gaston Gazette recently ran an article on FaithHealth-Gaston’s work with seniors and others. “What happens after discharge is arguably just as important as what happens while a patient is in the […]

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Winston-Salem Monthly highlights work of Supporters of Health

      The Winston-Salem Monthly featured the work of Enrique Catana (pictured at left) and others who are bringing health to neighborhoods in and around Winston-Salem. The article points out the the Supporters of Health program began in 2012 when several Environmental Services workers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC) were retrained to […]

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Mother’s Day Offering: June Britt, FaithHealthNC Connector

To learn more about the Mother’s Day Offering, click HERE. By Melanie Raskin Ask June Britt and she’ll tell you her personal theme song is the inspiring hymn, “If I Can Help Somebody, Then My Living Will Not Be in Vain.” That’s exactly what she gets to do in her job as a FaithHealthNC Connector. […]

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