Healthy Churches 2030 Annual Conference (HC2030) is a four-day virtual conference held November 15-18, 2021. The Balm In Gilead, Inc. brings public health leaders and faith communities together to strategically address health disparities among African Americans. This one-of-a-kind virtual conference equips African American congregations and public health professionals with the tools to confront racial inequities in healthcare and wellness programs.
In conjunction with The Healthy Churches 2030 Initiative Roadmap 2030, the conference seeks to build the capacity of individuals and congregations to incorporate key strategies and activities outlined by the U.S. Health & Human Services, Healthy People 2030 Initiative into its network of congregational ministries and programs.
Healthy Churches 2030 Conference provides pastors, ministers, congregational health directors, coordinators, nurses, and members with tools and resources in areas of disease state awareness, management and prevention needed to establish and strengthen the capacity of Health Ministries.
Conference topics include, but not limited to: disaster preparedness, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, arthritis, hepatitis, Alzheimer’s, cancer, HIV, precision medicine, and clinical studies.
Healthy Churches 2030 Annual Conference is committed to helping congregational-based health ministries to improve the health and healthcare outcomes of individuals and surrounding communities they serve.Conference Brochure
A 4-day, nationally recognized conference designed to bridge faith and public health and address health disparities among African American communities.
Once again, this year, The Balm In Gilead will highlight six congregations from across the United States by presenting The Health Ministry Best Practices Award at the 8th Annual Healthy Churches 2030 conference, November 15-18th. Congregational Health Ministries will be selected for their exceptional and intentional work in areas of health promotion, resources, and services to change the health outcomes of their congregants and community members.
We are seeking nominations from individuals who have witnessed their church or a church within the community serving exceptionally. Share with us how the church being nominated demonstrates best practices in promoting better health in their community. We encourage nominations from large and small congregations located in rural or urban locations.Submit a Nomination