Upcoming Events

  • Sat, Feb 20
    Zoom Conference Call
    Everyone is welcome! Please join us for A discussion about the importance of raising awareness and educating about kidney disease, its increasing prevalence, risk factors, prevention, treatments; including how HMN and faith community nurses can help support and influence understanding.
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  • Thu, Feb 11
    via Zoom Conference Call
    Gather your lunch, and join us via Zoom to learn how health ministry could benefit your congregation, particularly as we face the challenges of isolation, grief, loss & the unknown.  Join us for a call and response as we come together in compassion for the mind, body & spirit of faith communities.
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  • Sat, Feb 06
    via Zoom
    The Health Ministries Network (HMN) Foundations Course prepares state licensed RNs for faith community nurse (FCN) ministry and other caring individuals for health minister (HM) service in their respective congregation or faith community. Learn about our upcoming 2021 Foundations Course.
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  • Tue, Jan 26
    Online via Zoom
    Speakers include PeaceHealth medical experts & hospital chaplain, Faith Community Leaders & Whatcom County Health Department. Open discussion and opportunity for Q & A.
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  • Fri, Jan 15
    via Zoom
    Everyone is invited to join us for an informational presentation by Joann Clemo, ED for Dementia Support NW. We'll also be sharing stories, victories, challenges and opportunities in this first month of 2021. Bring your curiosity & questions! Email director@healthministriesnetwork.net for a link.
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  • Sat, Dec 19
    via Zoom
    Connect in caring, share in knowledge and look forward in hope, as we come together at the end of 2020! We will review local resources for COVID-19 information and discuss what we need to serve well in 2021. Bring your curiosity and questions!
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Health Ministries Network holds a monthly educational meeting with rotating topics. This meeting is free and open to the public, especially those interested in health ministry.

Educational meetings are on the third Friday of the month from 11am to 1pm at First Congregation Church of Bellingham, 2401 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225.

 

Community Events

  • Palliative Care Across Cultures
    Sep 25, 2020, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    Settlemyer Family Hall, 3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
    WWU Palliative Care Institute Conference.
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  • Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course
    Sep 12, 2020, 9:00 AM – Sep 26, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Online Course
    Are you an RN interested in providing a health ministry within your church and community?
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  • Exploring Equity and Cultural Humility
    Jul 09, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Online Event
    In partnership with the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, the Whatcom Community Foundation has generously agreed to sponsor this 3-hour REACH workshop.
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In an effort to connect our volunteers with relevant resources and support similarly aligned organizations, we publish community events in our monthly newsletter and on our website. Email sampson@healthministriesnetwork.net to add your own.

Past Meeting Notes

  • HMN December Meeting
    Dec 19, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    via Zoom
    Connect in caring, share in knowledge and look forward in hope, as we come together at the end of 2020! We will review local resources for COVID-19 information and discuss what we need to serve well in 2021. Bring your curiosity and questions!
  • HMN Fall Kickoff Meeting
    Sep 18, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Zoom Conference Call
    Join us to connect about health ministry and get inspired for the season ahead. We will meet via Zoom Video Conference.
  • HMN August Meeting
    Aug 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom Conference Call
    Join us for a social meeting this month!
  • HMN July Meeting
    Jul 17, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom Conference Call
    Airbourne transmission of COVID-19 and Masks
  • June Meeting
    Jun 19, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom Conference Call
    John R. Mastalski, MDiv, BCC, HEC-C, Manager of Spiritual Care at PeaceHealth St. Joseph's Medical Center will share about being a chaplain in the time of COVID-19.
  • May Meeting
    May 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom Conference Call
    Join us on Zoom for updates to Advance Care Planning during COVID-19.

Health Ministries Network (HMN) is a non-profit in Bellingham, WA affiliated with the Chuckanut Health Foundation.

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800 E. Chestnut St., Ste 1A

Bellingham, WA 98225

director@healthministriesnetwork.net

360-788-6408

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