Workshops and Support Groups

Convinced that our bodies are our gift from God, the ways we care for our physical selves becomes as important as the ways we care for our spiritual selves. White Memorial's Health Ministries team sponsors a variety of education and support opportunities to encourage members and friends to care for their bodies.

Writing Toward Healing
Take on a writing discipline for Lent! Beginning March 6 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in W400 Carol Henderson will lead another six-week Writing Toward Healing workshop. Cost is $10 per session or $50 for all six. Register online for this workshop. For direct questions contact Lisa Hebacker.
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, March 6
Pickard Hall
1:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Constant blood donations are needed because:
    Donated Red Blood Cells only last 42 days.
    Platelets must be used within 5 days.
    Only 38 percent of the US population is eligible to donate blood.
    Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood.

By appointment only register here-

For more information contact Debbie Day or Hannah Sloan.

Sponsored by Health Ministries and Presbyterian Women God, Make Me a Bird: A Faithful Response to Domestic Violence and Abuse
May God work through us all to answer the prayers of the abused. Join us for this three-part forum, March 8, 15, and 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Davidson Chapel, with the goal of starting conversations among Christians regarding domestic violence and abuse of children and adults. Pastors, professors, and other professionals will explore how we can address domestic violence and abuse of any type, including physical, emotional and sexual. The presenters will address awareness in: Part 1, March 8: An Informed Church, Part 2, March 15: The Word of God and Part 3, March 20: A Faith Response. This forum is open to the Community with professors on “The Word of God” from Duke Divinity School: Anathea Portier-Young, an Old Testament expert, and Brittany Wilson, a New Testament expert. Register by March 3. Cancer Companions
Cancer Companions is a ministry dedicated to helping people on a cancer journey draw closer to Christ during their struggles. This includes those currently being treated for cancer, those post treatment, their loved ones, and their care givers. Cancer Companions offers nine week classes or one-on-one support. The next nine week support group will be held Sunday afternoons 4:30-6:00 p.m. February 5 through April 2 in C203. One-to-one support is ongoing year round. Cancer affects many people in our lives. Please consider joining WMPC's Cancer Companion Ministry and receive training on how to best support and encourage those dealing with this difficult time. For details, contact Jenny Finch or Jean Williams, Parish Nurse.

Living Well at Home
Are you concerned about aging and the ability to live safely at home? On Sunday, March 19, at 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. White Memorial Presbyterian Church will sponsor a group of panelists on the topic “Living Well At Home” in C200. You will meet a local panel of experts in an open question and answer forum to discuss services and products readily available to you to live longer at home. Topics in the panel include but are not limited to: Home Care, Pharmacy Home Delivery, Adult Day Care, Elder Law, Home Renovation, Transportation, Emergency Alert systems, etc. If there are topics you would like included, please contact Jean Williams or Judy Pidcock. Certification
Health Ministries sponsors CPR classes a couple of times a year.

CPR for Officers and Staff
We ask that as many officers of WMPC go through CPR/AED training as possible. We now have three automated Electronic Defibrillators( AED) on our campus and know that in emergencies being able to use them can SAVE LIVES! Please be a part of learning how to be trained for emergencies during activities at our church.

CPR , AED and First Aid training will be held for the pre-school staff on April 25, 2016, 8:30-10:30 a.m. in Pickard Hall. Register online.