Resources in Health

Celebrating the Miracle

Worship resources for addiction awareness services Use these worship resources for an addiction awareness service with your congregation.

2010 Domestic Violence Congregational Packet

2010 Domestic Violence Congregational Packet The 2010 Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN) Domestic Violence Congregational Packet focuses on parent youth/relationships. Individual pieces include: “When the Line Has Been Crossed: Violence in Parent/Teen Relationships” “A Family Covenant to Protect Against Violence” “Factors Beyond the Family that Promote or Allow Violence” “The Value of Boundaries” “What is ‘Normal’?” Worship Resources for… Read more »

2011 Disability Inclusion Resource Packet

2011 Disability Inclusion Resource Packet Presbyterians for Disability Concerns (PDC) is offering our 2011 Inclusion Sunday resources to equip churches for inclusive ministry. The ideas and suggestions for worship and theology, confirmation and models of ministry come from actual experiences of writers who are committed to inclusion of children and youth of all abilities. It is our prayer that this… Read more »

Health and Development News Winter 2010/11

Health and Development News Winter 2010/11 A year after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, patients are being cared for once again at the Presbyterian-supported Holy Cross Hospital in Leogane. Approximately 50 inpatient beds and two small operating theatres are now in use, and the hospital laboratory and x-ray units are functioning again. A comprehensive rebuilding plan has been approved, funded in part by… Read more »

Presbyterian Panel Survey May 2010: Health – Full Report

Presbyterian Panel Survey May 2010: Health - Full Report A full report of the Presbyterian Panel Survey covering various views and issues related to health.  These pages summarize major findings from the seventh survey completed by the 2009-2011 Panel, sampled in the fall of 2008.

Journey Through the Valley: A Presbyterian Resource for End of Life Issues

Use this packet with your congregation as you recognize Health Awareness Sunday 2011. This year’s theme is end of life issues. Suggestions for Congregations for Observing a Day of Prayer for Healing and Wholeness   Personal Thoughts on End of Life Care Three Reflection and Study Guides  Holding On and Letting Go Advance Preparation for a… Read more »

Building Healthy Communities for Christ (video)

Presbyterians have been at the forefront of health missions around the world for more than 100 years. This 10-minute program  illustrates how International Health and Development carries on that tradition today, engaging U.S. Presbyterians in health-related missions and supporting the health and community development initiatives of PC(USA)’s global church partners.

World AIDS Day Webinar presentation

This webinar, held on December 1, 2010, (World AIDS Day) focused on how congregations are engaged or can become engaged nationally or internationally regarding HIV and AIDS issues.  The three panelists brought a wide variety of experiences and provided an overview of AIDS issues, addressing challenges the church faces regarding AIDS and sharing ways that… Read more »

The Changing Face of AIDS – Part Five

“HopeSprings: Baltimore, Maryland” For best results, right-click the Download link (or click and use “control” key for Macintosh) and save the file.