Articles in Category: Health & Wellness
On Feburary 22, 2014 Beaverton Foursquare Church partnered with the local community to extend free medical care for those in need.
In 2012-2013, a tragic string of students suicides left the town of Battle Ground, Washington, reeling. Now, the Battle Ground School District is partnering with every sector of society to save its kids.
Through a small ad in a local newspaper printed years ago, God planted a seed in Derek Thompson. The ad was seeking volunteer hairstylists and barbers to volunteer to give free haircuts to underprivileged children at the Salvation Army in Portland. Derek answered the ad, unaware of what God had in store.
Good News Community Health Center was founded in 2006 when Dr. Bob and Alice Sayson realized the tremendous need for access to care in Rockwood. They, along with a team of close friends, began praying for an opportunity to serve the community in need.
The Churches of North and Downtown Portland united this summer, to serve their neighbors through numerous health services.
Compassion Clinics involve different churches working together to provide free healthcare and other basic necessities to low-income individuals and families.
Cedar Mill Bible Church serves as an example of how individual churces are caring for their neighbors.
Portland non-profit organizations and Washington County are working to prevent suicides in the area. Through county meetings, Lines for Life and the Military Helpline, high suicide rates are being addressed.