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Ohio Health Ministries

New Ohio Conference Health Ministries coordinator Dan Thoward will teach local church leadership how to develop a successful Health Ministry in their churches and communities during a free half-day conference on Sunday, April 13 at the Worthington Seventh-day Adventist Church.  This conference will encompass the basics and include strategies for congregations and budgets of all sizes. 

Topics will include CHIP, Full Plate Diet, health fairs, cooking classes, Red Cross blood drives, exercise classes, and more.
Registration is required, and a free networking lunch is  included.  Please email Thorward for details or to register at rdthorward@gmail.com.  Be sure to include the name of the participant and the church the participant is from in the email.  Please put “health conference” in the subject line. Churches may send more than one participant should they desire. 
Pastors, elders, and health ministry directors are all encouraged to attend.
Unable to attend?  The health conference will be live-streamed on the Worthington Seventh-day Adventist Church web site (worthingtonsda.org).
Click here for Dan's letter explaining the conference & schedule.

Dan Thorward, MS, RN, CCEMT-P is the Ohio Conference Health Ministries coordinator. Thorward replaces Chris VanDenburgh, who resigned last summer after serving Ohio for more than eight years. “I am very excited about this opportunity to work with people from around Ohio to improve their health,” said Thorward.


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