Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Congregations and Healthy Communities

Saturday, November 15
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Tabernacle Presbyterian Church
418 E. 34th St.,
Indianapolis, IN 46205

free, info

Spirit and Place

Panelists from faith-based organizations representing diverse traditions, locations, and identities discuss their response to the changing health care needs in Central Indiana. Hear and share stories about healthcare journeys, the connection to religious values, and learn about local best practices. Presented by Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Center for Interfaith Cooperation, Community Health Network’s Faith Health Initiative, Coppin Chapel AME Church,Eastern Star Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Indiana Center for Parish Nursing, Kingsway Community Care Center, and Tabernacle Presbyterian Church. 317-274-3689 or davcraig@iupui.edu.

Panelists:

  • Maggie Charnoski is the recently retired Executive Director of Trinity Free Clinic. Under her leadership the clinic expanded to providing 168 hours of medical and dental services monthly. In 2013, 4008 patients were served through 4575 patient visits
  • Lisa Fleetwood is the faith community nursing coordinator at Community Health Network. She provides faith-based educational resources, mentorship, networking, and leadership training for the health ministries of over 150 multi-denominational faith communities
  • Sara L. Green is the special events manager at Eastern Star Church. She manages many of the largest congregation/community ministry initiatives at Eastern Star Church, including the Health and Wellness Community Connection.
  • Sarmed Toma is a student at the Indiana University School of Dentistry.

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