Saint Joseph Mercy Health System to host health ministry seminar in Manchester

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System will host a gathering of faith leaders and a national expert in Manchester on October 15 to explore the concept of Health Ministry.  Attendees of the event, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., will have an opportunity to learn how to care for the body, mind and spirit.  Nationally recognized Health Ministry speaker Tom Pruski RN, MAPS, DMin, from the Institute for Community Engagement at Wesley Theological Seminary Downtown, will offer the event’s keynote address.

The event will be held inside Sharon United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, located at 19990 W. Pleasant Lake Rd. in Manchester.  The cost is $25 per attendee, which includes a light breakfast and lunch.  There are additional incentives for faith organizations that bring at least one clergy, one health care provider and one church council member.

To register to attend the event, please visit or call 734-433-4599.

About St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (SJMC) is a not-for-profit joint venture hospital, whose partners are Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, a member of national Catholic health care system Trinity Health based in Livonia, Mich., and Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.  Founded in 1970, SJMC is nationally recognized for both quality of care and patient satisfaction by national ranking organization Press Ganey, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.  SJMC employs more than 1,200 individuals with a medical staff of approximately 600 physicians.  Key services include robust medical and surgical service lines, seven operating rooms, a 24-hour emergency department and senior emergency room, a state-of-the-art cancer center, a physical medicine and rehabilitation department, a comprehensive head pain treatment unit and behavioral health services.

For additional information about SJMC, please visit

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