Clinical Trials Shed Light on Minority Health
"Potential racial, ethnic and other differences in response to drugs are important to FDA’s efforts to help ensure that the safety and effectiveness of drugs are studied in all people who will use the products once they are approved," she says.
HEALTHY CHURCHES 2020 CONFERENCE
Bishop Seawright's update on Healthy Churches 2020 - Nov 13-16, 2018 in Point Clear, Alabama - discount conference registration is still available for AME members
Announcing GirlTrek U
Always doing the most!
Today GirlTrek is in the middle of its most successful season to-date. More than 100,000 women are walking with us right now (or jumping rope, or riding bikes or surfing - shout out to everyone doing the July Remix Challenge!)
How to Apply for Grant Money for Church Security Systems.
Fiscal Year 2017 Nonprofit Security Grant Program Overview As appropriated by the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2017 (Pub. L. No. 115-31) and as authorized by Section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, (Pub. L. No. 107-296), as amended; the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack and located within one Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)-designated urban areas. The NSGP also promotes emergency preparedness coordination and collaboration activities between public and private community representatives as well as state and local government agencies The FY 2017 NSGP plays an important role in the implementation of the National Preparedness System by supporting the development and sustainment of core capabilities. The core capabilities, outlined in the National Preparedness Goal (the Goal) are essential for the execution of the five mission areas—Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery mission areas and the realization of a secure and resilient Nation. Funding In FY 2017, the total amount of funds under this grant program is $25,000,000.
July is Faith Based Health, Wellness, Nutrition & Fitness Month! August is Clergy and Clergy Family Wellness Month! A “Wellness Vacation”
The International Health Commission of the AME Church invites everyone to take a “Wellness Vacation in July and August”. Eight (8) years ago The International Health Commission of the AME Church established July as Faith Based Health, Wellness, Nutrition and Fitness Month and August as Clergy and Clergy Family Wellness Month. Over the eight (8) years the following partners American Heart Association, Association of Black Cardiologist, Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN), American Cancer Society and Heart&Soul Magazine have participated and supported the July and August Wellness promotion and events.
From bike shop to drive-thru prayer, churches try thinking outside the pew
Ed Hofstaedter pulls up in front of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Northampton Township for a quick drive-thru prayer.
A Richboro business analyst, he wants to send up a thank-you because his son scored in the top 6 percent on his medical school admission test. Reaching out the window of his gray Lexus, the 52-year-old Hofstaedter grasps hands with prayer team member Sue Uzelmeier and her 13-year-old grandson, Aaron, and bows his head. Within minutes, he’s on his way.
St Peter AME Church Montgomery AL
God comes to us all in many shapes, forms, and meanings. At St. Peter A.M.E. church we take you as you are. We encourage positive fellowship that guides us closer to Christ. If you find yourself needing shelter, peace, true happiness, or a closer relationship with Jesus Christ St. Peter A.M.E is here.
Mt Calvary AME Church Towson MD
The Mission of the AME Church is to minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of all people by spreading the Christ's liberating gospel through word and deed. At every level of the Connection and in every local church, the African Methodist Episcopal Church shall engage in carrying out the spirit of the original Free African Society, out of which the AME Church evolved: that is, to seek out and save the lost, and serve the needy.
Saint Philip AME Church Atlanta GA
The Mission and Purpose of Saint Philip A.M.E. Church is to engage in carrying out the spirit of the Original Free African Society out of which the A.M.E. Church evolved; that is, seeking out and saving the lost, serving the needy through:
Bethel AME Church San Antonio Texas Healthy for Life Seminar
Attached are pictures from May 24, 2017 Healthy for Life Seminar sponsored by Bethel AME Church San Antonio, Texas;
Trinity AME Church, Long Branch NJ AHA Healthy Life
AHA Healthy Life Project Trinity AME Church, Long Branch, NJ
Quinn Chapel AME Church Atlantic Highlands NJ
AME Healthy Life Project Quinn Chapel AME Church Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Bethel AME Church, Bridgeport CT National AHA Aramark Health Life Project
AME Churches from California to the East Coast are participating in this National AHA/Aramark Health Life Project.
Bridge Street AME Church Brooklyn, New York
Attached are photos with AHA materials in the background of our 4/30/17 session on Feeding Your Potential.
American Stroke Month 2017
Be EmPOWERED To prevent, treat and beat stroke this May. No matter where you are in your journey, ETS holds many keys to survivors and caregivers. Be EmPOWERED because you have the power to end stroke TODAY.
Showcase Go Red Greensburg, La. TCAME
100% turnout wearing red men and women. Red dress pins and information sheets distributed. I presented 7 tips on maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. Today we also collected monetary donations for the tornado victims.
2017 Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer Church Registration
PHEN will carry out its "9th Annual Father’s Day Rally Against Prostate Cancer" in partnership with churches nationwide on Sunday, June 18th. The Rally takes place within each church through the recognition and special prayer for prostate cancer survivors, their family members and the families of those who have lost loved ones the disease.
Join the Walking Health Revolution
Congratulations "Faith Trekkers" at New Mt. Moriah AME church and First Lady Sharon Rashad
Under the leadership of newest all-star on the national team, Carmen Harris, 42 teams competed nationally in the #StepitUp Challenge in partnership with the U.S. Surgeon General's Office! We are still calculating the winner! It's a tight race between GirlTrek's top teams! IALL GirlTrek teams performed against the country with 7 GirlTrek Teams placing in the top 10% of walkers in the who flipping country!!
The world's largest earthquake drill Oct 20
At 10:20 a.m. on October 20, 2016, millions of people will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the Great ShakeOut, the world's largest earthquake drill.