Who We Are
For 29 years: The Balm In Gilead, Inc. builds and strengthens the capacity of African-American faith communities to deliver programs and services that contribute to the elimination of health disparities.
What We Do
Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference is the leading training conference for establishing and sustaining Health Ministries for congregations serving African Americans.
Increase an understanding of concepts and models of disease management to improve the quality of life for African- Americans with chronic health conditions.
“Thank you to Healthy Churches 2020 for a brilliant conference. The speakers were not only experienced professionals they knew how to present accessibly and with passion, the preaching was motivating and the exhibition hall was filled with resources that were useful.”
“Simply put; this is the greatest conference for anyone who works in healthcare, church-related health ministries, or health advocacy! Mark your calendar and be there! ”
The Balm In Gilead is requesting abstracts for its 5th annual Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference, November 13 – 16, 2018, in Point Clear, AL. Healthy Churches 2020 National Conference is the leading training conference for Health Ministries in the United States and is designed to strengthen the leadership and organizational capacity of congregations to address health disparities among populations most at- risk for chronic and preventive diseases.