On December 13th and 14th, we held the first in-person Faithful Families training for our national partners in Raleigh, NC. Five new partnering states joined the Faithful Families national partnership, and we had representatives from thirteen states across the U.S.
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 »
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 »
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!
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.
Join us for a webinar on Mar 02, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST.
On September 8th the NC Division of Public Health and Extension at NC State University held the 2016 Faithful Families Summit, at the Crabtree Marriot in Raleigh, North Carolina. Nearly 200 North Carolina and national Faithful Families partners met that day with a shared goal of creating lasting changes to support healthy eating and physical… Read more »
Guest Wirter: Melissa Buckner Over the last three years, the focus of Eat Smart Move More Colleton County (ESMMCC) in South Carolina has been the Let’s Go Healthy Community project. “Let’s Go!” is a comprehensive, sustainable action plan to combat childhood obesity by improving the community’s access to healthy food and physical activity. The… Read more »
Guest Writer: Heidi Smith New Covenant United Methodist Church in Hamilton Township, New Jersey was recently selected by the New Jersey State Department of Health to receive a Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More grant to begin a new health ministry! Only four faith based organizations in the state were selected in the… Read more »