Upcoming Events

  • Tue, Jan 26
    Online via Zoom
    COVID-19 Update on Research and Spiritual Care for Faith Community Leaders
    Speakers include PeaceHealth medical experts & hospital chaplain, Faith Community Leaders & Whatcom County Health Department. Open discussion and opportunity for Q & A.
  • Sat, Feb 06
    via Zoom
    2021 Foundations Course Information Sessions - 2/6, 2/10, 2/20, 2/24
    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.
  • Thu, Feb 11
    via Zoom Conference Call
    Faith Community Leader Lunch Break (via Zoom)!
    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.
  • Sat, Feb 20
    Zoom Conference Call
    HMN February Meeting
    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.
  • Fri, Jan 15
    via Zoom
    HMN January Meeting
    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.
  • Sat, Dec 19
    via Zoom
    HMN December Meeting
    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!

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
  • Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course
  • Exploring Equity and Cultural Humility

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
  • HMN Fall Kickoff Meeting
  • HMN August Meeting
  • HMN July Meeting
  • June Meeting
  • May Meeting

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



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