Come to the Fireside Room at 9:30am on Sunday mornings!

March 5: Health Literacy Today – Halima Amiri
Halima Amiri, one of the Afghan women Peace Church sponsored, will discuss health records, patient portals, and the importance of creating a personal health record. A personal health record is very important because all critical health information is in one place and can be easily shared with physicians, other care providers and family members. Halima is majoring in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Health Informatics at The College of St. Scholastica. Please come to support Halima and increase your knowledge of health records.

March 12: Stepping On Up – Joel Kilgour
Shelter Next provides safe and supportive housing on the way to a more permanent home. Residents live in a small community with support services on site 24/7. Shelter Next is one piece of a larger plan called Stepping On Up, a collaborative effort among Duluth’s shelter providers, the City of Duluth, St. Louis County, and various service providers. This forum provides information about Shelter Next and a possible partnership with Peace. Joel Kilgour is Project Organizer for Stepping On Up.

March 19: Mental Health – Panel Discussion
A panel discussion of mental health/wellness practitioners will talk about resources in our community that can assist in finding and maintaining mental health. Panelists: Sara Cedars, UMD Health Center, Jeff Mortimore, Mental Health Connector, and Ron Niemi, NAMI

March 26: Spiritual Wellness – Marilyn Mayry and Sister Lois Eckes
How would you describe spiritual wellness? Why is it important to nurture our spiritual well-being? What are the ways we can do this? Come and be part of the conversation with Sister Lois Eckes, OSB and Marilyn Mayry as we explore these questions together. Sister Lois is a Benedictine sister at St. Scholastic monastery where she is a former prioress and currently, a spiritual director.