Washington DC Area Health Ministries - CU Resources #9

Faith & Health
National Presbyterian Church
4101 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20016
(202) 537-0800
Sponsors activities promoting health for all at NPC, including a monthly health resource table with free blood pressure screening, and flu vaccination and blood donation programs. To learn more about parish nursing visit: http://www.pcusa.org/nationalhealth/parishnursing/
Email Ruth Alward at ruthalward@aol.com.
Health Education Ministry
Mount Airy Baptist Church
1100 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 789-0640
Meets every fifth Sunday. To provide health facts and resources for the edification of the church, which is the temple of God. Information will also be made available to the community so that all will be able to benefit from healthy living. This ministry seeks to nourish all who are able to mentally, physically and spiritually be a beacon of light and healing, modeling healthy, holistic behaviors to the world.
Health Ministry
Nineteenth Street Baptist Church
4606 16th Street N.W (not a typo)
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 829-2773
This ministry primarily addresses issues of health that are problematic in Americans in general and African Americans in particular. Health practices such as HIV/AIDS screening and testing as a responsible behavior, blood pressure, diabetes, prostate and colon cancers, stroke and Alzheimer’s screening and life-style education can be easily done in any church setting. We pray that nurturing and protecting this trust will open the doors to “unlimited”and powerful expansion of Church Health Ministry.
Health Ministry
Zion Baptist Church
4850 Blagden Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-4940
First Sundays: November, March, May and June
Second Sundays: January, September.
Follows after the Sunday services. Provides topical health briefings and promotes positive health care, prevention of illness, effective use of treatment, education in CPR, first aid and emergency intervention.
Nurses Ministry
Mount Airy Baptist Church
1100 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 789-0640
This ministry provides first aid assistance at Sunday services and all other all other areas as needed. Dedicated Christian disciples will serve as liaison between the church and the community; rendering immediate, temporary and emergency care to the sick, injured, helpless and bereaved. As nurses, they are compassionate and sensitive to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those they serve. Ministry members are required to be certified in providing First Aid & CPR.
Nurse Ministry
New Samaritan Baptist Church
1100 Florida Avenue NE, Washington DC 20002
(202) 397-1870

The Nurses Ministry is designed to provide first aid and other limited medical services to the congregation during worship services and events. Please call church for details.
Nurse Ministry
Third Baptist Church
1546 5th Street NW, Washington DC 20001
(202) 332-8610
The mission of the Nurses Ministry is to help Christians understand the relationship between spiritual and physical well-being. To love, care for, aid, comfort, and encourage those in need. Please call church for details.
Nurse's Unit / First Aid Ministry
Bethesda Baptist Church
1808 Capital Avenue NE, Washington DC 20002
(202) 635-2883
All nurses who are members of the church are expected to render service through this unit. Special times for duty at regular worship services, etc. to be assigned by the President.

ChristUnite.com, a website connecting people to ministries that help to strengthen a relationship with Christ, is shutting down in February 2011. The site’s owner has allowed others to distribute the very helpful information on the site, including the DC area’s regional page. CU's information is not comprehensive, but it is substantial. The DC regional page is posted, with minor changes, on TCDC in this series.


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