Dear Friends of Parish Health Ministry, We began this year with a successful Refresh Your Soul Conference on Positive Aging. Thanks to everyone that attended, volunteered and sponsored the event.
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Dear Friends of Parish Health Ministry,
Please save the date for the 2019 Refresh Your Soul Conference on Monday, March 18th at Xavier University's Cintas Center.  We are excited to have as our keynote speaker the authorized biographer for Mother Teresa "Saint of Calcutta", Kathryn Spink, from London.  Please help us spread the word as this may be our best Refresh Your Soul Conference yet!  Click here for details.
Jeanne Palcic MGS, RN,
Director, ERS Parish Health Ministry
Healthy Thoughts – Understanding Depression
(Included for use at your church or organization)
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), depression is a serious mental health condition that requires understanding, treatment, and a good recovery plan. With early detection, diagnosis, and a treatment plan, which may include medication and psychotherapy as well as healthy lifestyle choices, many people get better. Left untreated or unrecognized, depression can be devastating both for the people afflicted with it and for their families. Click here to view this Healthy Thoughts' article on Understanding Depression. Please feel free to use it in your next bulletin or newsletter.
For more information or to request the full binder of Healthy Thoughts articles to use at your church or community, contact your Parish Health Ministry Coordinator:
Jeanne Palcic at
Cindy Hamad at
Parish Health Ministry Featured Program
Friendly Visitor
Within the faith community there are members who are no longer able to attend services or participate in activities. They may be home-bound due to an illness or injury. They need to know that they are remembered and loved. Read on...
Positive Aging: Appreciation
Who Do We Appreciate?

By The Rev. Dr. D. Scott Stoner
I was out for a bike ride one evening this week, and I came upon the iconic summer scene of a Little League baseball game. I stopped for a moment and watched, reminiscing about the many years I spent both playing baseball as a kid and coaching my kids as they did the same. Read on... 
Partner Success Story
Health and Wellness Ministry Houses Homeless
Stratford Heights Church of God Health and Wellness Ministry partnered with the Shalom Ministry to be one of the sites which houses the homeless for 7 nights. Read on…
Educational Opportunities

Click here to visit the Parish Health Ministry website educational opportunities page.
ERS Parish Health Ministry
3870 Virginia Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45227
PHM Coordinators:
Jeanne Palcic at
Cindy Hamad at
Program Assistant:
Rebecca Schroer at
Parish Health Ministry
3870 Virginia Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45227
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