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U.S. Health Programs

Program Goal:

The U.S. Health Program supports capacity building and implementation of health ministries that address congregational and community health needs within the context of the United States.

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US program components


The US Health Program supports:

Congregational Health Projects
Harry R. Kendall Projects
Harry R. Kendall Leadership Development Scholarships
Hispanic Leadership Development Scholarships

Congregational Health

Grants are provided to support capacity building and training for health ministries, as well as supporting the start-up or expansion of congregational health ministries.

Harry R. Kendall Project Grants

Harry R. Kendall was the co-owner and founder of Washington National Life Insurance Company, in Evanston, IL. Harry R. Kendall Project Grants support programs that provide preventative, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services as well as permanent housing for vulnerable African-American or elderly and/or vulnerable African-American children. Funds are awarded upon recommendation of the Harry R. Kendall Committee and approval of the Board of Directors. Projects must be within the United States.

Harry R. Kendall Leadership Development Scholarships

The Harry R. Kendall Leadership Development Scholarship provides funding to support individuals of African-American descent. The scholarship award aids with tuition and academic expenses for students pursuing studies in health-related fields. Applicants must have a commitment to a career in health as well as solid extracurricular and community service activities.

Hispanic Leadership Development Scholarship

The Hispanic Leadership Development Scholarship provides funding to support individuals of Hispanic descent. The scholarship award aids with tuition and academic expenses for students pursuing studies in health-related fields. Applicants must have a commitment to a career in health as well as solid extracurricular and community service activities.

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HIV
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Maternal Newborn and Child Health
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WASH
Global Health 2016 Impact Guide 


Resources

13 Factors That Influence Clergy Health (pdf)

2015 Clergy Health Survey Report (pdf)

Health Ministry for United Methodist Clergy and Congregations booklet (pdf)

Healthy You, Healthy UMC brochure (pdf)

50 ways for pastor health and wellness (pdf)

UMC Health Ministry Network

Center for Health Information

U.S. Health Forum Summary (pdf)

Carfentanil - Fact Sheet

Contact Information

Sabrina Rodgers, MPH, BSN, BSBA
US Health Program Manager
srodgers@umcmission.org