To start you off on your search, we put together a (not comprehensive) list of local churches to which current/past members of PHCF belong. Let us know what churches we've missed, and we'll add to this list!
Walking distance (ish) from Hopkins Medical Campus Gallery Church (closest locations at Downtown and Patterson Park) http://gallerychurchbaltimore.comMultiethnic, diverse socio-economic community of believers who intentionally live to love and serve their neighbors and communities. Contemporary worship style. Easy access from metro or walking distance from med campus.Abbott Memorial Presbyterian Church (Highlandtown, close to Patterson Park) http://www.abbottchurch.org/Mount Vernon Baltimore Catholic Basilica (Mt Vernon) http://americasfirstcathedral.orgLocated at 409 Cathedral St. Baltimore MD 21201 and easily accessible from the Hopkins shuttle stop, it has a vibrant young professionals ministry. Contact Deacon Sean Keller at sean.keller [at] archbalt [dot] orgMount Vernon …
Special opportunity to participate in an essay contest regarding spirituality and public health!
Dear Public Health graduate students:
We encourage you to consider submitting an essay to the Spirituality and Public Health 2016 Student Essay Contest. This is a newly launched annual national contest organized by faculty from many SPHs that include Berkeley, Hopkins, Maryland, and others. More than 3000 empirical studies have been published on spirituality, religion and health, and you are invited to write about what this might mean for Public Health. Prizes are $1000 (1st), $600 (2nd), and $300 (3rd). Please share with your friends here or at other SPHs via email, Facebook, or other social media, and visit the contest website for more information or to upload your submitted essay: http://www.spirituality-public-health-essay.com/
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Dear PHCF, (Phew what a week! Apologies for this coming out so late.)
Isaiah writes, Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice: blessed are all those who wait for him (30:18). Do you feel like God is delaying at answering your prayers? Sometimes in the crunch of finals period, or in the uncertainty of politics and incessant news, or in the heart-stopping shock of health or relationship issues, it feels like God tarries or is not listening or doesn't care. Dear ones, we pray that in the midst of stressors and unknowns, your heart is opened to the still small voice of the Lord, so that you can hear his reassurance that he knows you and he loves you and is walking with you. In fact, he loved us so much that the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory... (Jn 1:14) Praying for fresh eyes, clear minds, and clean consciences as you approach your final exams, papers, and p…