HOPE MinistryOVERVIEW

The Health Outreach Prevention and Education (HOPE) Ministry partnership is sponsored by National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. to promote wellness through health education and screenings. National Baptist churches across the country are working in collaboration with local, state, and federal community. The Ministry partnership also works with government and health agencies to bring information and training to faith representatives on health education, health screening resources, and health promotion activities. This effort will push our convention toward being one of the healthiest faith communities in our nation.

HOPE resources include, but are not limited to:

  • Community-based participatory research ambassadors

  • Blood pressure, Diabetes, Cholesterol and Mammography screenings
  • Nutritional cooking classes
  • Finance Education
  • Advance care directives

Becoming a NBC HOPE Partner

To become a partner, churches (interested individuals) are asked to volunteer:

A person to act as Health Ambassador (HA) to collaborate with GBSC leadership and partner churches in health promotion
Collaborate with HOPE Ministry to bring programing as appropriate to the interests and needs of the faith community.

Support the Health Ambassadors’ participation and efforts in the meetings, education and training events offered by HOPE and its partners to the entire community.

Contact:

Dessie Levy, PhD, RN, APNP
GBSC State Director – H.O.P.E.
Home Church: True Love MBC
(414) 264.6869

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