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Welcome to the First Episcopal District' Health Commission

Reverend, Dr. Miriam Burnett Medical Director

Welcome to the First Episcopal District Health Commission Webpage.  We are proud to be part of a network of Health professionals serving in the African Methodist Episcopal Church to bring information and resources to the various leaders and members of our local church societies.  This webpage will be used specifically to provide information and resources to clergy and laity in the First Episcopal District.  Each of you are also encouraged to visit the Connectional Health Commission Website to learn more about initiatives and programs taking place as well.  May you truly be blessed through this ministry!

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Our Mission and Purpose

The First Episcopal District Health Commission provides training and essential information in the following areas:
Disease Prevention (Diabetes, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Cancer), Health Awareness, HIV/AIDS, CHIP Children’s Insurance Program, Adult Health Insurance, First Aid, CPR, Disaster Preparation, Recovery and Training, Mental Health – Genesis AIM, Weight Control and Obesity Prevention, Health Disparity, Fitness, Prostate and Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Information

Health Commission Coordinator – Rev. Natalie Mitchem, MDiv., Registered Dietitian and Certified First Aid, CPR Trainer, Connectional Health Commission Executive Director
Genesis AIM Director -Rev. Dr. Miriam Burnett, MDiv; Connectional Medical Director,
Mental Health Director – Rev. Dr. Melinda Contreras-Byrd, Licensed Psychologist
HIV/AIDS Directors – Rev. Lynda T. Rassmann, Rev . Dr. Stanley Justice

News and Information Post

Reverend Natalie Mitchem
13 Apr: Action in The First

The First Episcopal District Health Commission is actively working on several initiatives to help members of our local churches and…

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Reverend Natalie Mitchem, MDIV
Executive Director

Thank you for visiting our webpage on this the Official First Episcopal District Website.  Our District Health Commission team is actively involved in a number of communities where our local A.M.E. Churches are located and we are diligently looking for ways to serve the members of each congregation as well as the leadership of this great Church and Episcopal District.
Please use this page to find resources and information that will be provided to help us live a wholesome, healthy and productive live.  Documents and presentations will be published below via linked access for your review and to share with others in your local church or community.  Check out our News Blog as well to stay in touch and informed about our ministry and how we plan to serve you here in the First Episcopal District.
Let us know how we can best be of service to you the members and leaders of our congregations.  Again, thank you for visiting.
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