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May 22, 2019

2019 Healthy Congregations Retreat

The 18th annual Healthy Congregations Retreat, with a theme of Building a Healthier Tomorrow Together, brought nearly 110 participants to Rock Springs in late April to explore new ways Great Plains United Methodist churches can facilitate congregation-led community projects aimed at improving health – both directly and by addressing key underlying factors. Dr. Kate Kingery, Deputy Director, Community Transformation, County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, kicked off the event with a keynote titled Health is More Than What Happens in Your Doctor’s Office illustrating how factors in the places we live, learn, work, and pray have a strong influence on health. See the below video for highlights of the 2019 event.

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