Activities

Various events and activities we're involved in

2022 CCHF Conference

Posted by on Mar 9, 2022 in Missions, Teaching | 0 comments

2022 CCHF Conference

2022 CCHF Conference April 7th-9th  • Cincinnati, OH Conference Website Clinicians and Christian Community Health Fellowship (CCHF) clinics all over the country have experienced great stress for many reasons this past year. Amazingly, by the grace of God, most have also experienced growth and supernatural provision. While we are grateful for growth, growth carries its own set of stressors. So April 7-9, CCHF will be gathering for an in-person conference designed to encourage and refresh. In addition to our normal agenda, we plan to offer a...

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Addiction Medicine

Posted by on Mar 9, 2022 in Advocacy, Interesting, Missions | 0 comments

Addiction Medicine

Fusion Event (virtual-only) Saturday, March 12th @ 7:00pm Topic – Addiction Medicine and the Opioid Crisis. Register at www.cmdaofwny.org Join us for a discussion on Addiction Medicine, featuring our good friends and colleagues, Dr. Warren Yamashita and Pastor Frank Monteleone who are working together with others to form a new interest group within CMDA nationally that will focus on a spiritually sensitive and socially responsible response to the addiction epidemic. Warren is a Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine Physician who recently...

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Millers in Africa

Posted by on Feb 17, 2022 in Members, Missions | 0 comments

Millers in Africa

Updates from Tenwyk I was finally able to post a blog tonight.  It has been quite busy with some late nights!  Here’s an intro: Wednesday, February 16 – Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery have been intersecting this trip! Aaron and I were able to work together this week on a combined urgent case. Young 18 year old with a brain abscess secondary to a chronic ear infection. We worked long and hard but praise God she is doing well. This is only by the grace of God as I usually do my ear surgery under a microscope. This week I have been...

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Clara in Ethiopia!

Posted by on Feb 5, 2022 in Interesting, Members, Missions | 0 comments

Clara in Ethiopia!

Dear Family and Friends, All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out. {John 6:37} Thank you all for praying for Ethiopia and me over the last couple months. What a journey that God is using to teach me both about Himself and who I am. He is a good Father. These indispensable lessons I hope to share with you in person one day. Because the security situation showed significant improvement, at the end of January, my school allowed me to return to Addis Ababa! I’m absolutely thrilled to be...

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Roca Blanca Update

Posted by on Feb 4, 2022 in Members, Missions | 0 comments

Roca Blanca Update

Mission in Mexico During our second full week here, the work week dragged into Saturday to accommodate the Pastors’ conference ending at 3. By now, we have had a little experience in on the diagnosis of COVID. We were hampered somewhat by the lack of COVID tests in the clinic. We were having to send people to Rio Grande or Puerto Escondido at the cost of $300 pesos or 500 pesos. Laura, our nurse here, drove many people to Rio herself, sometimes more than once a day. We did eventually buy some tests to do in the clinic, but those were used...

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Millers to Tenwek 2-22!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2022 in Interesting, Members, Missions | 0 comments

Millers to Tenwek 2-22!

Growing and Learning Chase Miller writes, “We are preparing to leave for Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. Jimmy, Aaron and I will be traveling to Kenya together. Jimmy will have a 10 day trip to focus on water filter distribution in schools and churches. I will have the joy of working alongside my son Aaron as he serves with the Neurosurgery team for the month. I anticipate a busy trip overall as COVID restrictions have prevented many short-term missionaries from traveling. God has been blessing the hearing aid ministry so I plan to fit...

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2022 Missions Zoom recap

Posted by on Jan 29, 2022 in Breakfasts, Interesting, Missions | 0 comments

2022 Missions Zoom recap

Missions Zoom success We had 35 colleagues, including students and folks logging in from Mexico, Cambodia, Illinois, and other far-flung places to our second COVID Missions Zoom “Breakfast” on Saturday morning, January 29 from 9-11 with very edifying live reports, complete with PowerPoints, from 3 presenters back home and live reports from Cambodia and Mexico, all of whom have family and/or training ties to the Greater Rochester area. Our gathering opened with prayer and introductions, then started off with Ethan and Elizabeth Helm sharing...

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2022 Zoom for Missions

Posted by on Jan 4, 2022 in Breakfasts, Missions | 0 comments

2022 Zoom for Missions

Missions Non-Breakfast! We had an wonderful experience last January at our first Missions Zoom “Breakfast” and were planning to do a combined in-person and Zoom meeting this year until the Omicron variety of COVID surged and pushed us out entirely into cyberspace. So this year we’ll be gathering again entirely on Zoom and hearing from the following speakers: Chase Miller, Jerry & Adelaide Svoboda, Patrick & Janelle Carbary, Clara Pak, and hopefully others who are out on the mission field now. Feel free to invite...

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CMDA WNY Conf 2021

Posted by on Aug 20, 2021 in Members, Missions, Teaching | 0 comments

CMDA WNY Conf 2021

Postponed due to Covid! Faith in Healthcare 2021 Feet in the Wilderness, Eyes on the Promised Land Originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm as noted below. We will repost when alternative arrangements have been made. We’ve enlisted two inspiring plenary speakers with more than a dozen seminar speakers and break-out sessions all focused on faith and various aspects of healthcare, so this year’s in-person (with Covid precautions) conference promises to be very encouraging. Topics Some of the topics include...

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FMHF 2021 Conference

Posted by on Aug 16, 2021 in Members, Teaching | 0 comments

FMHF 2021 Conference

Coronavirus: Lament and Recovery for Ourselves and Those We Serve Free Methodist Healthcare Fellowship September 18, 2021  (Virtual Only) The current pandemic has challenged us all in different ways. Grief, acute stress, and PTSD have been all too real. As Christians, we are instructed to weep with those who weep and mourn with those who mourn. For us to be able to fulfill this scripture we need to be aware of our own grief and emotional wellbeing. Unresolved grief often blocks us from being able to live out this calling. Intentionally giving...

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