Schedule

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'SAC' room numbers below refer to Student Activity Center.

October 18 (Pre-Conference)

12:00           Registration Opens
1:00-5:30    Trainings (sessions will start at times indicated below)

1:00-5:30 Health Ministry Team Training [SAC 202]
Judy Johnston, Dept. of Preventive Medicine, KU School of Medicine, Wichita
1:00-3:00 Parish Nursing Topics – Spirituality [SAC 203]
JoVeta Wescott, Executive Director, Kansas Parish Nurse Ministry, Wichita
3:30-5:30 Parish Nursing Topics – Mental Illness in Congregations [SAC 203]
JoVeta Wescott
3:00-5:30 Feeding your Active Faith, Congregational Health Ministry Basics [SAC 208]
Becky Tuttle, Community Development Director, Greater Wichita YMCA
Shelley Rich, Director of Health Equity, Health & Wellness Coalition of Wichita

5:30-6:30   Networking Meal (all attendees) – [SAC lower level]
6:30-9:30   Trainings continue (as indicated below)

6:30-9:00 Health Ministry Team Training (cont.) [SAC 202]
Judy Johnston
6:30-8:00 Parish Nursing on the Frontlines [SAC 203]
JoVeta Wescott, facilitator
Nancy Bolling, Filling in the Gaps
Mindy Graham, Heartbeat in the Prairie
Jamie Spikes, Cancer Companions: A New Ministry

October 19 (Conference)

8:30-9:30    Registration [Pioneer Hall Lobby] 
Light refreshments and displays may be found in the lower level of Pioneer Hall

9:30-11:00  Keynote [SAMS Chapel]
Making FaithHealth Normal Gary Gunderson MDiv, DMin

11:15-12:30  Workshop Sessions 1

From the Memphis  Model to the North Carolina Way: Building Faith Community and Health System Partnerships [SAC 202]
-Teresa Cutts PhD, Faculty, Wake Forest University
-Gary Gunderson, VP, FaithHealth Professor, Wake Forest University
It Works for Us [SAC 203]
-Facilitated by Katie Schoenhoff, Program Officer, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund
-Adam Barlow-Thompson, Executive Director, SoCe Life, Wichita
-Broderick Crawford, Executive Director, NBC Community Development Corporation, Kansas City, KS
-Beth Nech, Health Connections Public Health Specialist, KDHE Bureau of Health Promotion, Topeka, KS
-Matt Freeman, Director of Operations and Development, Big Garden Project, United Methodist Ministries, Omaha, NE
Advocacy for Health [SAC 208]
-Sheldon Weisgrau, Director, Health Reform Resource Project, Topeka
-David Jordan, Director, Alliance for Healthy Kansans, Topeka
Good Neighboring as Good Medicine [Pioneer 350]
-Justin Moore, MD, FACP, Owner, Double Arrow Metabolism, LLC, Wichita
Ecumenical Coalitions [Pioneer 370]
-Ben MacConnell, Coordinator, Justice Matters, Lawrence
Faith and Health in Decidedly Rural Areas [Pioneer 325]
Moderated by Benjamin Anderson, CEO, Kearny County Hospital, Lakin
-Judy Johnston/Benjamin Anderson: County-Wide Health Assessment
-Irma Robbins, Case Manager at Genesis Family Health, Garden City: Early Detection Works
-Sheron Lowry, Wilson: Wilson Summer Food Program

12:30-1:30   Networking Lunch [Shriwise Dining Hall]
1:45-3:00    Workshop Sessions 2

From the Memphis  Model to the North Carolina Way: Building Faith Community and Health System Partnerships [SAC 202]
-Teresa Cutts PhD, Faculty, Wake Forest University
-Gary Gunderson, VP, FaithHealth Professor, Wake Forest University
It Works for Us [SAC 203]
-Facilitated by Katie Schoenhoff, Program Officer, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund
-Adam Barlow-Thompson, Executive Director, SoCe Life, Wichita
-Broderick Crawford, Executive Director, NBC Community Development Corporation, Kansas City, KS
-Beth Nech, Health Connections Public Health Specialist, KDHE Bureau of Health Promotion, Topeka, KS
-Matt Freeman, Director of Operations and Development, Big Garden Project, United Methodist Ministries, Omaha, NE
Advocacy for Health [SAC 208]
-Sheldon Weisgrau, Director, Health Reform Resource Project, Topeka
-David Jordan, Director, Alliance for Healthy Kansans, Topeka
Good Neighboring as Good Medicine [Pioneer 350]
-Justin Moore, MD, FACP, Owner, Double Arrow Metabolism, LLC, Wichita
Ecumenical Coalitions [Pioneer 370]
-Ben MacConnell, Coordinator, Justice Matters, Lawrence
Faith and Health in Decidedly Rural Areas [Pioneer 325]
Moderated by Benjamin Anderson, CEO, Kearny County Hospital, Lakin
-Judy Johnston/Benjamin Anderson: County-Wide Health Assessment
-Irma Robbins, Case Manager at Genesis Family Health, Garden City: Early Detection Works
-Sheron Lowry, Wilson: Wilson Summer Food Program

3:15-4:15    Intersections of Faith, Health and Community: The Future [SAMS Chapel]

Panelists:
Gary Gunderson
Benjamin Anderson
Judy Johnston
Peg Tichacek, Chief Mission Integration Officer, Via Christi Health, Inc., Wichita.

Facilitator: Kim Moore, President, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, Hutchinson