The times they are a changing and InterChurch Health Ministries Canada is changing with the times as it host it’s annual meeting online. The event, scheduled for June 24 at 6:30 P.M. will include Progress Reports, a Panel Session on Health Ministry in Times of Change and the official launch of our Health Ministry Community. The AGM will also feature an announcement of winners for this year’s Henry Fischer awards of distinction in Parish Nursing and Health Ministry. Recipients receive an award of $500 dollars that goes toward improving health ministry for their congregation or parish.

Members and observers are invited to register for this free event by June 19th, 2020 to confirm participation and nominate candidates for the distinction awards. We also invite you to share how your church is helping members manage during this current COVID – 19 pandemic. We would like to feature your stories with others on our website and Health Ministry Community. Please add your story by filling out the contact form on our website.

InterChurch Health Ministries Canada is also planning to launch its 2020 Fundraising and Membership Campaign and will begin with the Great Canadian Giving Challenge in June. This is an initiative in partnership with CanadaHelps, a registered charity dedicated to increasing charitable giving across Canada. Only donations made on givingchallenge.ca or ichm.ca/annual-campaign/ or the canadahelps.org website will be entered for a grand prize draw on Canada Day July 1, 2020.  The winning charity is randomly selected and will receive a $20,000 donation.