August is Clergy & Clergy Family Self-Care & Wellness Month – 2018 Mark 6:30-31
Bishop Harry L. Seawright, Health Commission Chair
Reverend Natalie Mitchem, RDN, Executive Director
Reverend Dr. Miriam Burnett, MD, Medical Director
Learn * Act * Adapt
Learn * Act * Adapt Campaign
Order Your Discounted Philips HeartStart OnSite AED Church Package with SmartLink
Bring emergency preparedness and peace-of-mind to the congregation with the OnSite AED Church Package, provided by NorthStarAED
The Health Commission Partners with Rouxbe™ to present Culinary Rx – A 60-Day Journey to Improve Health and Prevent, Stop and Fight Disease
The International Health Commission of the AME Church has partnered with Rouxbe, the World’s Leading Online Culinary School to offer the first faith based interactive, nutrition/wellness step-by-step culinary cooking course.
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!)
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:
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.
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
Increasing production of more and more processed food, rapid urbanization, and changing lifestyles are transforming dietary patterns. Highly processed foods are increasing in availability and becoming more affordable. People around the world are consuming more energy-dense foods that are high in saturated fats, trans fats, sugars, and salt. Salt is the primary source of sodium and increased consumption of sodium is associated with hypertension and increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
Healthy Churches 2020 Conference November 15-18, 2016
Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference is for pastors and persons who are responsible for the Health Ministry; Annual Health Fair; Kitchen Ministry; Nurses Ministry and all aspects of health education, promotion and compassion within the congregation and community.
Webinars on the Health Care Law
Please feel free to forward these webinar invitations to interested individuals and organizations in your community. All of the webinars are free and most last one hour.
GirlTrek: Why We Walk
Today, jumpstart your church Health Ministry in preparation for GirlTrek’s National Church Prayer & Walking Challenge. Start a GirlTrek walking team, we provide the free starter kit and energizing monthly walking guide. Click here to sign up and put the AME church on the GirlTrek Leader Board. For more information and to claim your free starter kit contact Onika Jervis, 646-241-7153 or [email protected]
Zika and Travel: What Pregnant Women Need to Know in the US
Recent cases of Zika virus are prompting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to, for the first time, warn people about traveling to an area within the continental United States.
So far, 15 people in Florida were found to have been infected with Zika virus after being bitten by local mosquitoes. Miami health officials believe mosquitoes spread the virus, most likely by biting a person who had returned to the United States with the disease.
AME Church Addresses Climate Change
Jesus commands us to “love one another” John 13:34, and God has given us responsibility to care for His good creation (Gen. 1:28, Gen. 2:15). The burning of fossil fuels is polluting our air and waters, warming the planet and putting our seasons out of balance, with low income communities, communities of color, the children, elderly, and our faithful in the Caribbean, Africa and in rural communities bearing the greatest burden.
What is lupus?
Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years.
Partnering for Life Affirming Health & Well-Being through Cancer Awareness
About 189,910 new cancer cases were expected to be diagnosed among blacks in 2016. The most commonly diagnosed cancers among black men are prostate (31% of all cancers), lung (15%), and colon and rectum (9%). Among black women, the most common cancers are breast (32% of all cancers), lung (11%), and colon and rectum (9%). Download this Toolkit today for more information.
Zika funding: Senate likely to advance $1.1 billion
The Australian Olympic Committee announced on Monday that Australian athletes at the Olympics will be supplied with condoms which manufacturers say will offer "near complete" antiviral protection against Zika. It has been linked to birth defects, including microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads and incomplete brain development. However, a man in his 70s who was infected with Zika died in Puerto Rico in April of complications from the virus, making him the first US death from the disease, health officials said.
Infant mortality in Ohio falls but rises for black babies
The state health department has released new figures for infant mortality, shining new light on one of the state's most vexing problems. The news is mixed.