Senator Frist and Jars of Clay speak at a Meeting for Global Health Nonprofits and Faith Communities
Jun 15 2010
June 15, 2010
by Jenny Eaton Dyer, Ph.D.
Last night, Hope Through Healing Hands hosted a meeting for local,
Senator Bill Frist, M.D. keynoted the event, discussing the unique city of Nashville, as a hub for health care, music, and faith, and how these 50 organizations might intersect especially with the faith communities given a shared global interest in caring for the widow, protecting the orphan, and over all – loving our neighbors – even if across oceans.
Jars of Clay, an amazing group of men who have been longtime activists in the movement against the HIV/AIDS pandemic, shared the stage with Senator Frist. They sang an apropos song for the evening, Two Hands. Dan Haseltine, the lead singer, spoke eloquently about his longtime vision of a unified front of global health advocates in
The goal of the evening was to allow a space for the coalition representatives to genuinely get to know their fellow colleagues better. Hope Through Healing Hands’ hosted small group sessions for a sharing of goals, missions, and work as a beginning for deeper relationships beyond the meeting. We want to encourage a robust network of friendships and partnerships among the global health community, especially for those times of global crisis and emergency relief.
We wish to offer a special thanks to