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  It’s our first Journal Dive, where we jump into published studies on faith & health and fish out the important findings to share with you all!  Does your faith help you live healthier?  Can your faith help you eat better?  Exercise more?  Lessen stress?  Faithful Families will explore these questions and see what the research is telling us.

Guest Writer: Lareissa Stumm When I think back over the last year and try to pinpoint the most stressful part of my day, it is often DINNERTIME.  I commonly hear my young kids ask the question, “Mom?  What’s for dinner?”  My mood, no matter what it was before this question, immediately plummets to the floor as I look at the time, look in… Read more »

  Back in early May, Faithful Families attended Resourceful Communities‘ Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) Convening, which brought together folks from all across North Carolina to share resources, build skills, and strengthen HEAL programs. We walked away from the workshop with an amazing list of resources and tools for church communities. Justine Post, Faith &… Read more »

  It’s officially National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month! To celebrate, we have been testing different versions of corn salsa in search of that delicious bite of fresh, sweet, and tart. Y’know, the flavors that remind you of summer BBQs and bright, sunny days spent outdoors. This version of Summer Corn Salsa has even more sweetness, with fresh… Read more »

  Our March webinar, Clinical and Community Connections for Faithful Families, is now up on our blog! If you missed a previous Faithful Families webinar and want to catch up, we have a new and convenient place for you to watch and download webinars and find links to related resources and organizations.

  The new Faithful Families Walking Challenge is a great way to encourage everyone in your faith community to increase physical activity by walking more every day. It is meant to be EASY, MOTIVATING, and FUN!

A farmers’ market tour is such a great way to introduce folks to a variety of local fruits and vegetables, while also reinforcing messaging about healthy eating!

St. Luke Church of Christ, Princeville April 13, 2017 Yvonne Murphy, Program Associate with the NC Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) partnered with St. Luke Church of Christ in Princeville to carry out a vibrant Faithful Families program in partnership with the wellness committee at the church. Through this curriculum, participants are challenged… Read more »

  Join us for a webinar on Mar 02, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST.

  Have you ever had a bike tire go flat with no quick and easy way to repair it?  Wouldn’t it be great to have a bike repair station readily available and accessible in your community?  We have a solution.  The NC Division of Public Health and NC Cooperative Extension are partnering to provide Bike… Read more »