Faith Based Health Initiatives in Charlottesville:
The Congregation as a Place for Health and Healing

Trinity Episcopal Church 1042 Preston Avenue,
Charlottesville, Virginia
5 April 2003: 8:30-2:00pm


8:30-9:00 Registration / Continental Breakfast / Exhibits

9:00-9:15 Opening Devotion (Breyette Lorntz)

9:15- 9:30 Welcome and Overview (Holly Edwards)

9:30-10:00 Gathering Seeds - Preparing for Health Ministry and Outreach

Pastor Grace L. Cangialosi Associate Pastor for Program and Formation, Richmond Hill
10:00-11:15 Planting Seeds - Panel of those having experience in Faith Based Health Initiatives

Dr. Warren Grupe, Panel Moderator
(Medical Director of the Int'll Center for the Health Sciences, Interim Chair and Physician Advisor for the The Westhaven Coalition)

David Simmons, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Black Nurses Association of Charlottesville, Virginia, Inc.
Pastor Kendrick Edwards and Holly Edwards, Congregational Nurse, Union Grove Church, Keswick, Va.
Dr. Nan Brown, Pastor and Founder, The Way of the Cross Baptist Church

Helen Zebarth, Parish Nurse, Faculty, Shenandoah University, developed Parish Nursing Programs in Winchester

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30 Sowing Seeds - Workshops - How Faith Communities can Make a Difference

1. Breast Cancer Awareness and Early Detection, UVA Cancer Center

Dr. Wayne Ferguson Dr. David Brenin Michelle Beard, NP

2. Faith Based Stress Management, Yogaville

Swami Sarvinanda

12:30-1:30 Lunch (provided) / Exhibits

1:30-2:00 Summary/ Evaluation and Closing Devotion