Schedule 2018-09-22T22:06:15+00:00

Schedule At A Glance

Monday, November 12

4:00 pm

Registration Opens

Tuesday, November 13

4:00 pm

Registration Opens

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Healthy Churches 2020 Institute
Healthy Churches 2020 Institute is a unique opportunity to dive into strategies, models and fundamentals of strengthening and developing the capacity of faith institutions to become effective community centers for health promotion and disease prevention. Free Continuing Education Units will be given for each Institute.

6:00 – 8:00 pm

CONFERENCE OPENING RECEPTION
Location: Oceanfront Pavilion

Wednesday, November 14

7:30 am

ALL DAY REGISTRATION OPEN!

8:45 am – 12:30 pm

OPENING PLENARY SESSION

Praise & Worship
Morning Devotion

Morning Presentations:

The 2018 Annual State of the Union on Black Health
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD
Morehouse School of Medicine

Living with Lupus! What we must know and understand!
TBN

The Interconnectivity of the Cardiovascular System: Heart Attack! Stroke! Hypertension! Diabetes!
Elizabeth Ofili, MD., MPH, FACC
Morehouse School of Medicine

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch Provided

1:30 PM – 5:00PM

AFTERNOON PLENARY SESSION

The Power of Food
Chef Cary Neff
Morrison Healthcare

Understanding The Human Skeletal System
TBN

Oncology & African Americans – Causes! Prevention! Diagnosis! Treatment!
Karen Winkfield, M.D.
Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Similarities and Differences of Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Diseases
Tina Thomas
Greater Richmond Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

The Road Map for Healthy Aging – Beginning from the Cradle
Bishop Horace Smith, MD
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Trauma-Informed Community Development
Rev. Dr. Paul Abernathy
FOCUS Pittsburgh 

SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS

The Sons of Judah Ministry

OPENING CONFERENCE PREACHER
Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby
Simmons College of Kentucky

Closing Remarks & Prayer

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

EXHIBIT HALL ACTIVITIES
Cooking Demos! Food! Fitness! Prizes!

Thursday, November 15

7:30 am – 10:30 am

HEALTHY CHURCHES 2020 PRAYER BREAKFAST
Hosted by HC2020 Faith Leadership Council

SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST
Sarah M. Kinard
Rhapsodic Poet

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
The Skin You Are In!
Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD
Dean, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

FEATURED PREACHER
Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale
Ray of Hope Christian Church

11:30 pm – 5:00 pm

HEALTHY CHURCHES 2020 WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Workshops TBA

7:00 pm

HEALTHY CHURCHES 2020 BEST PRACTICE AWARDS DINNER
Dress: Business Casual

Friday, November 16

6:00 am – 7:00 am

MORNING FITNESS

8:45 am – 1:00 pm

CLOSING PLENARY SESSION

Praise & Worship

Morning Devotion

Morning Presentations

And Still I RISE
TBN

Precision Medicine: African American Genomic Medicine
Minoli Perera, PharmD, PhD
Northwestern University

Responding to the Silence and Challenges of Grief and Mental Illness in our Family & Congregation
Khaalida Forbes, PhD
Metamorphosis Enterprises

SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST
Gospel Recording Artist, JJ Hairston

CLOSING CONFERENCE PREACHER
TBN

THE BENEDICTION