WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Church Health patients, health care team and community need your help more than ever. 

Please consider helping in the following ways: 

Donate Medical Supplies

 We are in need of protective masks and medical supplies. We would be grateful for your donation of the following items.  

  • Surgical masks, N95 respirator masks, and handmade masks
  • Any type of clear, plastic face shield, safety glasses or goggles 
  • Any type of disposable isolation gowns, paint gowns or disposable coveralls 
  • Hand sanitizer (60% alcohol) 

Prayer

Join our community of faith each evening from 8:00-8:02 p.m. to pray for the healing and safety of the world, our friends and neighbors, including Church Health patients, and the brave health care teams who are treating the disease. 

 

Church Health invites you to pray with us. Please share your special requests with us so we can pray for you and your loved ones during this time

Submit Prayer Request

Volunteer at a COVID-19 Testing Site

Support front line workers by volunteering at our drive-thru testing sites. We have a variety of opportunities and times available.  Learn more and sign up here: Volunteer Info & Sign Up

Meals for Health Care Workers

Our health care team has completely transformed to sustain care for sick and injured individuals while responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Our teams would be grateful for meals 

Contact Melissa Petersen to arrange the purchase of meals and delivery. 
 
   

Financial Support

We continue to care for the most vulnerable people in our community and maintain our most critical services. We cannot do this without your generous support. Consider becoming a Church Health Champion by making a monthly donation to sustain us through the upcoming months. Click here to make a donation or mail to: 

Church Health
Attn: Development
1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 142
Memphis, TN 38104
901.272.7170 

    congregations support church health

    The commitment to care for bodies and spirits belongs to all of us.

     

    Local congregations create a place for people to belong, to work together in better understanding of what God asks them to do.

    At Church Health, we want to see more and more congregations embrace health ministry to improve the health and wellbeing of their congregants and the broader community. You don’t need to do it alone.

    There is no Church Health without the faith community. Throughout our 30-year history, congregations representing all faiths across Memphis have played an integral role in helping us extend our services and resources to those we serve.

     

    Learn how your congregation can play a part in our ministry of hope and healing.

    Pray for us.

    Please keep our work and our patients in your prayers.

    Join our community of faith each evening from 8:00-8:02 p.m. to pray for the healing and safety of the world, our friends and neighbors, including Church Health patients, and the brave health care teams who are treating the disease. Here are specific ways you can lift us up in prayer.  

    • Please lift up Church Health in prayer so that we may sustain healthy, safe health care workers who provide compassionate care and counsel for our vulnerable uninsured and underserved neighbors. 
    • Please lift up Church Health in prayer as we work to meet the need that we see daily across Shelby County. As we see many people lose their livelihood, financial resources become even more important to match the ever-increasing need. 
    • Please lift up Church Health in prayer that we may remain a safe place for our immigrant brothers and sisters— who are often overlooked, under-served, and especially vulnerable in these times– to find care and comfort. 
    • Please lift up Church Health in prayer so that, with their guidance, our faith community may confront this crisis with integrity and calm while thoughtfully ministering to the physical, emotional, and spiritual health of members and our partners in faith. 
    • Please lift up Church Health in prayer so that our community works together to keep people well and comfort those feeling isolated, fearful and ill; so that we may recover quickly and return stronger and more empathetic to the needs of others. 

    Volunteer with us.

    Volunteers are the lifeblood of Church Health. We’re able to best serve those in-need because of the service provided by congregations like yours that are connected to our mission of hope and healing.

    Ways Your Congregation Can Help:

    We are looking for COVID-19 screening and testing volunteers. We have a variety of opportunities and times available – learn more and sign up.

    Gather a group from your church to volunteer at one of our community events, like the Crosstown 10K.

    Have great penmanship? Encourage your Sunday school class to help with our annual Christmas card campaign.

    Invite us to present a free Mental Health First Aid training to your congregation and the community you serve.

    Make a gift.

    Through the generous support of faith communities and organizations, we provide health and prevention services to thousands of hardworking people in Shelby County who lack access to health insurance.

    Contact the Church Health Development Team for materials, event support and ideas at 901-272-7170.

    Start a health ministry.

    For more than 30 years, Church Health has helped create and expand health ministries in faith communities throughout Shelby County and the US.

    Health Ministry Training & Support

    Our Faith Community Engagement team offers a variety of trainings to help you launch or enhance your congregational health ministry. Designed with churches in mind, these workshops, training and events cover topics like cancer, caregiver support, men’s health, healthy parenting, grief and clergy health.

    Replication Workshops

    Whether your faith community is in the dreaming stage of starting a charitable clinic or desiring to expand, Church Health can help. Our Replication Workshops help people across the nation move from visions to actions. Replication workshops are held three times a year at Church Health and consist of two, half-day sessions. The workshop includes a complete tour of our facilities, a meeting with Church Health founder and CEO, Dr. Scott Morris.

    Connect with faith community nurses.

    Church Health is home to the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing, an international leader in faith community nurse (FCN) education, consultation and research. The Westberg Institute sponsors various activities as an extension of its mission to serve FCN’s locally, nationally and internationally.

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