Registration OPEN for Virtual Annual Gathering, 2021Register for Annual Gathering, September 17-19, 2021
Registration is OPEN for Annual Gathering, September 17-19, 2021. Annual Gathering is completely virtual this year, with all sessions happening over Zoom.
Annual Gathering is by donation for currently active members of MHF who have contributed in the 2020-2021 fiscal year. We want to make our gathering as accessible as possible!
Schedule for Annual Gathering is Below:
September 17th 12 EST Lunch Break Workshop
“Sitting with suffering: keeping hold of your faith while working in a violent world”
September 17th 1pm EST Opening & Prayer Together
“Praying for Ourselves, Our Patients, Our World”
September 17th 7 pm EST Plenary
“The five life standards for the healing professions: caring more with less”
September 18th 9am -11 am EST STAR TRAINING
“Introduction to Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience for Cultural Competence, Racial Healing and Equity (Intro to STAR)”
September 18th 11 am EST Coffee Chat & Networking
September 18th 3pm EST Affinity Group Meetings
Chaplains, Nurses, Physicians, Others
September 19th 9 am EST Coffee Hour
“Ethics for Breakfast”: Discernment Around Real-Life Ethical Issues from an Anabaptist Perspective
September 19th 2pm EST Sunday Plenary
Sharing our Stories of Courage and Creativity during the Pandemic: What Will We Bring With Us?
September 19th 5pm EST Closing Session
Prayer + Networking Coffee Hour
NOTE: We will not hold Sunday Morning worship, but will strive to make each event we hold worshipfull. We encourage you to worship with your own Congregation, while bringing a special message and prayers requests from MHF to your home church.
The highlight for the weekend will be Saturday Morning when MHF will host, thanks to a generous grant from Mennonite Health Services, a 2-hour training directly geared towards health professionals.
SUGGESTED DONATION is $80 for MHF Members, or $30 for Saturday’s Session only. Leadership Circle members may attend with no donation – thank you for your generosity and service to MHF. MHF Members and Guests from Low-Middle Income Countries are invited to join us for Annual Gathering with a suggested donation of $10.