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 Our Mission:

To create state-wide awareness of the right to healthcare for all and to stand in solidarity with those who are uninsured or under-insured. This mission is fulfilled by educating and equipping clergy, congregations and communities to take personal responsibility for their health and advocate for just policies that help all Tennesseans live life abundantly. 



				

Healthcare Blog

Personal Stories: Don’t Call Me Crazy

In the light of recent events, there has been a lot of focus on mental illness

Tax reform and health care: what’s at risk?

The tax proposal moving through Congress right now would irresponsibly add $1.5 TRILLION to the national debt. Congressional leaders say they will

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on health care reform?

The United Methodist Church has been a strong advocate for a comprehensive health care system that

 

 

The United Methodist Church believes:

  • People living in poverty should have access to preventative care reducing chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
  • People suffering from addiction should have access to rehabilitation programs as much as they need to get and stay clean and sober.
  • Older adults and people with disabilities requiring long-term care should receive the care they need to live with dignity.
  • Women should have access to preventative and prenatal care to decrease the number of unintended pregnancies, the number of maternal and infant deaths and the number of women dying from cancer that should have been detected through regular Pap smears and mammograms.