Why is there such a stark discrepancy between the terms health and healthy churches? Shouldn’t there be more interwoven similarities between the two? Amy Hanson, a strong promoter of faith community nursing, looked at this very issue in her state of Indiana. In the Fall 2017 Issue of Perspectives, Amy shared her experience with supporting health in… Read more »
Our November webinar, Building Partnerships to Support Faithful Families, is now available in our webinar archive! Check out the webinar, along with presentation slides and helpful resources and tools.
The 2018 national call schedule is here! Please mark the following dates and times on your calendar: January 22, 2018 – 11:30am – 1:00pm EST Led by Rev. James Kenady, Faith-Base Program Coordinator, UIC Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science Systems… Read more »
Guest Writer: Dr. Carolyn Dunn Fall is in the air, and that means it’s time to cozy up with a warm pumpkin spice latte! Instead of using up your calories for the day on a sugar-heavy Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, try this one instead and save on cash too. Here is a recipe for… Read more »
Guest Writer: Madi Johnson The Holiday Challenge is here! This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey. Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it may not sound like much, most people never manage to lose these extra pounds. You are invited to join the… Read more »
Guest Writer: Lareissa Stumm Close your eyes and imagine with me for a minute. Are you ready? Eyes closed? Okay, good. Now, imagine waking up on Monday morning refreshed and ready for a new week. (Remember, you’re imagining– so this is completely realistic!) You have all the ambition in the world and you… Read more »
This month we’ve been focusing one MED instead of MEDS. We started the month with a webinar where Faithful Families facilitators learned how to adapt and modify Faithful Families recipes for different tastes and audiences. In addition to adapting and modifying recipes, facilitators also learned about new resources and recipes from the Mediterranean-style of eating.… Read more »
Our August webinar, Med Instead of Meds: Recipe Adaptations for Faithful Families, is now available in our webinar archive! Check out the webinar, along with presentation slides and helpful resources and tools.
Faithful Families is proud to have partners across the country who are implementing the program with their faith communities. One such partner, at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension EFNEP, shared a collection of participant stories and testimonials. Take a look at these inspiring stories!